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March Madness 2019

Patterson earns All-American honors as quest for national triple jump record continues

Cayman’s Nate Patterson, a senior at Wingate University gained All-American honors at the NCAA Division Two Indoor National Track and Field Championships held at Pittsburgh State University Saturday 10th March. Patterson finished 7th overall in the triple jump with a leap of 15.35 meters, one centimeter behind the 6th place. Patterson says he was happy with his performance. Patterson’s personal best indoors is 15.40 meters.

“What a great indoor season it was, I was able to receive a lot of awards, being named conference champion, thank you for your support” said Patterson in a video to Cayman 27.

The Bulldogs senior says he is aiming to break the Cayman Islands outdoor national record in triple jump set by Carl Manderson in 1995 with a leap of 16.09 meters.

“I’m chasing that 16.10 mark in the outdoor season.”


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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at 333.6521 or

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