Friday, 22 February 2013 00:00
SUNY Cortland senior sprinter Eric Banks, of Westbury, was recently named the Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week by the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) for the week ending Feb. 3.
Banks finished first out of 61 competitors in the 200-meter dash at the Ithaca Bomber Invitational. His time of 22.66 seconds is an ECAC Division III Championship qualifier. Banks also finished sixth out of 46 in the 60-meter dash (7.30) and he led off the 4x400-meter relay that placed second out of 20 entries with an ECAC-qualifying time of 3:25.35.
Eric graduated from Westbury High School in 2009 and was a football, winter track and spring track star for the Green Dragons.