Laurent Dure
Laurent Dure
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Binghamton, NY
High School: Susquehanna Valley
Events: High Jump

2015-2016: Placed 3rd at Cornell in high jump with a height of 1.94m… 1.99m in high jump at Penn State Invitational, enough for 5th place… 4th place in Wake Forest Open in high jump with a height of 1.92m… Took 1st in high jump at Lou Onesty Invitational with a height of 1.95m… Placed 4th at Northeast Challenge in high jump with a height of 2.04m… 2.06m at Outdoor MAC Championships in high jump, enough for 4th place.

2014-15: Achieved a season best mark of 2.05m in the indoor high jump and 2.08m in the outdoor high jump.

2013-14: Did not compete for the Bulls as a sophomore.

2012-13: Did not compete for the Bulls as a freshman.

High School: Attended Susquehanna Valley High School...coached by Seth Cosens and Tim Hogan...a two-year captain...competed in the 100-meter dash, long jump and high jump...set school records in the 4x100 relay (44.2) and the high jump (6'6")...Named all-division on six occasions, all-conference three times and Team MVP twice for the Sabers...Won three Southern Tier Athletic Conference titles, six Section 4 Class B titles, two Section 4 Class A/B titles and four Section 4 titles...won four medals at the NYS Outdoor championships and one at the NYS Indoor Championships...also played football and wrestled.

Personal: Born Aug. 11, 1994...son of Theodille and Laurente Dure...has one brother, Bertrand...hopes to become a case manager or consultant for young adults or to work with the older population...lists his greatest athletic experience as his trips to the NYS Championship meets and training at UB...dreams of winning a MAC team title in his time at UB