Dover, Del. (Dec. 2, 2012) --- Delaware State University's Ryan Carter  (sr.; Wilmington, Del.) took first place in the 400-meter dash at the 2012 Navy Invitational in the season opening meet of the Hornets' 2012-13 men's indoor track & field season in Annapolis, Md., this weekend.

Carter posted a winning time of 49.19 seconds, exceeding the IC4A championship standard (49.20 sec.) for the event.

Delaware State's Stephen Bowe (sr.) was fifth in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.45 seconds.

DSU's Alpha Mansara (fr.) was fifth in the 60 meter dash and the 200 dash. Mansara reached the 60-meter final  with the fourth-best qualifying time of 7.13 seconds.  He recorded the same time in the final race. In the 200, Mansara posted a time of 22.48 seconds.

Delaware State's Terrell Oliver took sixth place in the 800-meter run with a time 1:51.60.

In the field events, Amir Armstrong had the best showing for the Hornets, recording a third place finish in the triple jump with a top leap of 13.80 meters (45-03.50).

DSU's Christopher Williams was sixth in the triple jump (13.39 m).   

Delaware State men's outdoor track