Newsday: Jazmine Fray sets strong pace for Kellenberg in Knight-Time meet

Apr 13 2014

Article by Jordan Lauterbach origionally on

Twenty-three hundred meters. Two gold medals. Yes, it was a pretty good Saturday for Kellenberg’s Jazmine Fray. Fray won the 800 in 2 minutes, 16.72 seconds and the 1,500 in 4:58.30 at the Knight-Time Invitational Saturday at Uniondale High School.

Fray and Brooklyn Tech’s Ejiro Ojeni battled it out for the 800 crown. Ojeni spent the majority of the race inches from Fray, peaking over her shoulder, waiting for any sign of weakness. And it never came.

“It felt fine,” Fray said of the close competition. “It felt good to have someone to push me. You can feel them on your shoulder and hear their spikes going into the track.”

Despite the close visitor, Fray’s 800 went according to plan, all the way down to the victory.

“The goal was to get out in 65 [seconds] and I got out in exactly 65,” she said.

Despite minor fatigue, Fray was able…

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