Dover, Del. (Feb. 6, 2017) --- Second places finishes by the women’s and men’s 1600-meter relay teams qualifies them for the MEAC Tournament. Their performances highlighted Delaware State’s showing at the 2017 Villanova Indoor Invitational at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex this past weekend.

The DSU team of Felicia Dowe, Omelia Gordon, Cydney Franks and Precious Igwebuile posted a time of 3-minutes-48.14 seconds in the women’s 4x400-meter relay, trailing only Towson (3:46.68) in the 11-team race. 

In the men’s 4x400, the Hornets were a close second to Villanova in the nine-team race. Delaware State’s Cameron Burgess, Kiyair Lambert, Kendall Leach and Gerald Amobi combined for a time of 3:15.95, just .12 seconds behind first place Villanova (3:15.83).

Delaware State’s Loren Harris was tied for fourth in the women’s long jump at the Villanova Invitational, with a top leap of 5.39 meters.       

2017 Villanova Invitational
Feb. 4, 2017
Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex

Delaware State Results

WOMEN
60-meter dash
21.        Tramecia Sample           8.00      (prelim)
26.        Roselyn Oroyemi           8.18      (prelim)

200-meter dash
14.        Tramecia Sample           25.89

400-meter dash
26. Tiffany Woods                     59.69

60-meter hurdles
22.        Precious Igwebuike       9.37      (prelim)
24.        Britney Nguetta             9.39      (prelim)

4x400 Meter Relay
2. Delaware State                      3:48.14

Long Jump
T4         Loren Harris                  5.39m
T17       Amber Conyers             5.09m

Triple Jump
14.        Amber Conyers             10.83m

MEN
60-meter dash
26.        Kendall Leach               7.20      (prelim)
29.        Julius Allen                   7.24      (prelim)

400-meter dash
14.        Imontae Parker              52.53

800-meter run
21.        Gerald Amobi                1:57.47

3000-meter run
24.        Hasan Gill                     9:26.82

60-meter hurdles
17.        Terry Trenson                8.95

4x400-meter relay
2.         Delaware State              3:15.95

Long Jump
14.        Roderick Brown             6.28m
20.        Terry Trenson                6.11m

Delaware State men's indoor track