Anniversary of pole vaulter Rory Quiller’s historic NCAA title
As a 12-year Division I athletic program, Binghamton University has already started to celebrate anniversary milestones from the previous decade. April 20, 2006 marked the five-year anniversary of Binghamton being admitted into the America East Conference. Three years later, Jan. 31 was the five-year anniversary of the Events Center’s first basketball game.
This March 14, however, marks the five-year anniversary of perhaps Binghamton’s most significant individual athletic accomplishment. It was five years ago that Rory Quiller won the school’s first NCAA Division I championship when he captured the pole vault crown at the 2008 NCAA Division I Indoor Track Championships. That moment, as well as his career, remains the gold standard for individual excellence during Binghamton’s Division I era.