Baltimore, Md. (Apr. 22, 2017) --- The Hornets score 43 points in the Morgan State Legacy Track & Field Meet. Their performance gave them a seventh-place finish in overall team score. 

The team received most of their points from several impressive performances in the Heptathlon event. Faleesha Dowe finished in second place. Dowe scored 4126 points in the event.  Precious Igwebuikecompeted in her first collegiate Heptathlon and finished in third place. Igwebuike totaled 4069 points. Britney Nguetta also performed in her first Heptathlon. She placed in sixth with 3817 points. 

The trio of Dowe, Igwebuike, and Nguetta scored 17 of 43 total points for DSU, and all of them qualified for the MEAC Championships.

Chloe Franks finished third in the Pole Vault. Franks mark of 2.41 meters, gave DSU seven additional points.

Omealla Gordon (24.67 seconds) and Loren Harris (25.79 seconds) finished in fifth and ninth place respectively in the 200 meters. Their performances gave the Hornets nine points.

Gordon’s time is a new career high, and it qualifies her for the MEAC Championships.

The Hornets next meet starts on April 27. They will travel to Philadelphia, Pa. to compete in the Penn Relays.


Morgan State Legacy Track & Field Invitational
100 Meters Preliminaries     
Name  Time/Distance Place Score
Jennifer Goodman 12.90 21st  
Ashley Wilson 13.05 27th  
Tyra Coach 13.53 39th  
Amber Conyers 13.93 42nd  
200 Meters      
Omealla Gordon 24.67 5th 6
Loren Harris 25.79 9th 3
Leah White 26.25 22nd  
Tramecia Sample 26.27 23rd  
400 Meters      
Cydney Franks 58.96 12th  
Cydney Davis 59.72 21st  
Leah White 1:01.82 32nd  
Nelana James 1:03.98 38th  
800 Meters      
Sylvia Okafor 2:26.04 21st  
1500 Meters      
Sylvia Okafor 5:23.85 30th  
400 Hurdles      
Lauren Woods 1:08.30 17th  
4 x 100 Relay      
Delaware State (A) 49.50 7th  
Pole Vault      
Chloe Franks 2.41m 3rd  7
Long Jump      
Nelana James 5.08m 12th  
Amber Conyers 4.93m 16th   
Triple Jump      
Amber Conyers 10.54m 13th  
Shot Put      
Victoria Wilson 11.04m 13th  
Victoria Wilson 25.84 19th  
Victoria Wilson 27.36m 12th  
Faleesha Dowe 4126 2nd 8
Precious Igwebuike 4069 3rd  6
Britney Nguetta 3817 6th 3
LaJasia Johnson 3387 9th  
Chloe Franks 3082 10th  
Delaware State women's outdoor track