Greensboro, NC (May 3-5) --- DSU finished in tenth place in the MEAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The Hornets totaled 31 points, six more points than they had last year.
Robert Duncan entered the Championships as the best Discus thrower in the MEAC. That remains true as he won gold in the event. Duncan set a new career high with a throw that reached 51.36 meters. This is Duncan’s first gold medal, last year Duncan finished in tenth place with a distance of 43.15 meters
Adam Funkhouser earned a bronze medal with his performance in the Pole Vault. Funkhouser set a career best distance with a mark of 4.32 meters. The bronze medal is Funkhouser’s second MEAC medal of his career, he won silver at the MEAC Indoor Championships with a distance of 4.27 meters
Aran Lee won bronze in the Javelin with a career best throw of 51.94 meters. This is Lee’s second bronze medal. He won bronze in last year’s MEAC Outdoor Championships with a distance of 51.04 meters.
Kiyair Lambert finished fifth in the 400 hurdles with a time of 53.19 seconds.
The 4 x 400 relay team (Julian Brown, Edwin Rosembert, Julius Allen, Gerald Amobi) also finished in fifth with a time of 3:14.42.
The 4 x 100 relay team (Kavante Dawson, Trenson Terry, Julius Allen, and Edwin Rosembert) placed eighth crossing the finish line in 41.54 seconds.
Go here for full DSU results from the Championship weekend.
Next up for the Hornets is the IC4A/ECAC Championships; Julius Allen (100 m), Kendall Leach (100 m & 200 m) Edwin Rosembert (100 m & 200 m), Julian Brown (400 m), Kiyair Lambert (110 H & 400 H), 4 x 100 relay, 4 x 400 relay, and Robert Duncan (Discus) all qualified for the meet.