Pennsylvania, Pa. (May. 1, 2017) --- Delaware State competed in the historic Penn Relays, at Franklin Field over the weekend. Several Hornets participated in Track and Field's oldest and largest competition.

Kiyair Lambert finished second in his heat. Lambert finished with a recorded time of 53.52 seconds in the 400 hurdles. His time in the event was a career best, and it qualified him for the MEAC Championships.

Imontae Parker who ran in a different heat than Lambert, finished in fifth place with a recorded time of 54.60 seconds. It was Parker's first time running in the 400 hurdles during his brief collegiate career. Even though it was his debut, he was only .10 seconds away from qualifying for the MEAC Championships.

DSU's Sprint Medley relay team comprised of Trenson Terry, Julius Allen, Laray Smith, and Cameron Burgess, placed in second. The quartet finished with a recorded time of 3-minutes-32.09 seconds.

The Hornets 4 x 400 relay team (Cameron Burgess Kiyair Lambert, Gerald Amobi, and Kendall Leach) also finished second in their heat, with a recorded time of 3:12.70. 

They finished with an even better time in the 4 x 400 relay college race, with a time of 3:09.78. Their time was only good enough to finish fourth in their heat, however it is the fastest time among MEAC relay teams so far, this season.

Next up on the agenda for DSU, is the MEAC Outdoor Championships. The competition will be held in Greensboro, N.C. Events for the meet will start on May 4th.

 

Penn Relays
400 Hurdles Time/Distance Place
Kiyair Lambert 53.52 3rd
Imontae Parker 54.60 5th
4x100 Relay    
Delaware State (A) 42.84 7th
4x200 Relay    
Delaware State (A) 1:29.10 7th
4x400 Relay    
Delaware State (A) 3:12.70 2nd
4x400 Relay College    
Delaware State (A) 3:09.78 4th
4x800 Relay College    
Delaware State (A) 8:01.47 9th
Sprint Medley Relay    
Delaware State (A) 3:32.09 2nd
Long Jump College    
Roderick Brown 6.57m 26th
Delaware State men's outdoor track