Landover, MD. (Feb 23) --- Another chapter of the MEAC Indoor Championships has come to a close. After three days of events, Delaware State men’s track team finished in 11th place with 14 points and the women’s track team finished in 12th place with six points.
The Hornets 4 x 400 relay team (Kendall Leach, Julian Brown, Gerald Amobi and Donte Rolley-Williams) scored three points with a sixth-place finish in the 4 x 400 relay finals with a time of 3-minutes-22.36 seconds.
The men’s distance medley relay team (Corey McGhie, Kavante Dawson, Gerald Amobi and Hasan Gill) placed eighth in the finals crossing the finish line in 10:51.00.
Kavante Dawson finished eighth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.38 seconds, which added one point for their overall score.
Tre Johnson former MEAC field athlete of the week wrapped up an impressive indoor season with a mark of 14.25 meters, for a fifth-place finish, which is worth four points for DSU.
Julian Brown who was named as a MEAC track athlete of the week earlier this year, earned the Hornets an addition point with his eighth-place finish in the 400 meters. He clocked in at 49.40 seconds.
Precious Igwebuike earned four points, for her fifth-place finish in the Pentathlon with 3270 points in the finals.
The Lady Hornets 4 x 400 relay team (Nissa Martinez-Smith, Ahnrea McCaskill, Donyae Shelton and Lakendra Harpe) earned a point for DSU after placing eighth in the finals with a time of 4:01.82.
Sylvia Okafor scored a point for the Lady Hornets with an eighth-place finish in the 800 meters, crossing the finish line in 2:31.40.
Coming Up Next
Several members of DSU’s men’s and women’s track and field program, qualified for the IC4A/ECAC Championships. The “super conference” meet is from March 1-3, at Boston University.