Princess Anne, Md. (Jan. 9, 2017) --- Adam Funkhouser’s No. 6 MEAC pole vault mark of the season and Tramecia Sample’s second 60-meter win in two meets this season highlight the Delaware State indoor track and field teams’ performances at the UMES Coach O Invitational this past weekend.
Funkhouser, a freshman, recorded a top mark of 3.04 meters (9’11.75”) in the pole vault, sixth-best in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference this season.
Delaware State also had the top college finishers in the 60 meter dash, 5000 meter run, long jump and triple jump.
Julius Allen posted a season-best time of 7.11 seconds to win the 60 meter dash. In the 5000, Hasan Gill won the race in season debut in the event. Hornet freshman Karim Beatty was first in the long jump and triple jump.
The Hornet 4x400-meter relay team of Cameron Burgess, Gerald Amobi, Krystofer Ringgold and Kiyair and Lambert also took first place with a time of 3-minutes-23.94 seconds.
In the women’s competition, Sample posted a time of 7.92 seconds to win her second 60 meter dash in DSU’s two outings this season.
Delaware State’s Omealla Gordon won the 500 meters with a team season-best time of 1-minute-16.53 seconds.
DSU also took first place in the 800 (Erin Cooper), high jump (Britney Nguetta), pole vault (Cydney Franks), long jump (Loren Harris), triple jump (Amber Conyers).
The Hornet women also won the 4x400 meter relay. The team of Franks, Gordon, Cydney Davis and Percious Igweburke topped the field with a time of 4-minutes-11.55 seconds.