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Robert Sainvil

Player Profile
Hometown:
Bay Shore, N.Y.

High School:
Bay Shore

Position:
Jumps

Birthdate:
11/05/1989

On Sainvil: The top jumper on the team during his career ... Top event was the triple jump ... Consistent BIG EAST scorer in the event and advanced once to the NCAA East Regional outdoors ... Two-time All-BIG EAST.

2011 Outdoor: Placed fourth at the BIG EAST Championships in the triple jump with a distance of 15.23 meters that nearly matched a career best ... Individual champion at the Colonial Relays (14.98 meters) ... Came in second at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational and tied for fourth at the Mason Spring Invitational.

2011 Indoor: All-BIG EAST in the triple jump with a runner-up finish at the conference championships, where his leap of 15.10 meters was a season best ... Won the triple jump at the NYRR I meet (14.92 meters) and came in fourth in the College section of the event at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (15.06 meters) ... Ran the 55 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and came in 14th in 6.81.

2010 Outdoor: Finished third in the triple jump at the BIG EAST Championships with his best mark of the season at 15.23 meters ... Earned All-BIG EAST honors for that performance ... Qualified for the NCAA East Regional ... Took first place in the triple jump at the Miami Invitational (14.52 meters) ... Opened the season with a second place finish at the Villanova Duals and came in fifth at the Colonial Relays.

2010 Indoor: Finished eighth in the triple jump (14.90 meters) at the BIG EAST Championships ... Started the season with a first place showing at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Placed third at the Penn State Relays and fourth at both the Albany Great Dane Invitational and the NYRR II meet ... Finished 18th at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2009 Outdoor: Competed in the triple jump at five meets, placing 12th at the BIG EAST Championships and 31st at the IC4A Championship ... Earlier in the season came in third at both the Widener Invitational and the Princeton Quad Meet, while placing sixth at the Penn Invitational.

2009 Indoor: Opened the season by finishing in first place in the triple jump at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Went on to finish sixth at the NYC Gotham Cup, 21st at the Penn State National and 15th at the BIG EAST Championships.

2008 Outdoor: Finished fourth in the triple jump at the Danny Curran Invitational and fifth at the Penn Invitational ... The better of his two marks came at Penn (14.13 meters).

2008 Indoor: Made his collegiate debut with a sixth place finish in the long jump at the Jack Pyrah Invitational (6.43 meters) ... Came in 26th in the event at the NYC Gotham Cup ... Competed twice in the triple jump, finishing seventh at the NYC Gotham Cup and ninth at the Penn State Relays (14.03 meters).

Personal: Born 11/5/89 ... Youngest of three children of Robert and Mireille Sainvil ... Has two older sisters, Christine (26) and Darlene (23) ... Political Science major with double minors in Philosophy and Classical Studies.

PERSONAL BESTS

55 Meters                    6.81            2010 Jack Pyrah Invitational
Long Jump                    6.50 Meters     High School
Triple Jump                  15.23 Meters    2010 BIG EAST Championships

CAREER AWARDS

All-BIG EAST (Outdoor)                       2010 (Triple Jump)
All-BIG EAST (Indoor)                        2011 (Triple Jump)
BIG EAST Academic All-Star                   2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11
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