Coppin State's Joseph Amoah and North Carolina A&T State's Michael Dickson were selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's (MEAC) Men's Co-Track Athletes of the Week, while Morgan State's Shenel Crooke earned Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors. Michael Tiller, of Bethune-Cookman, and Khemani Roberts, of Coppin State, were named the MEAC Men's and Women's Field Athletes of the Week, the conference announced today.
Amoah (Fr., Greater Accra, Ghana) competed in two events at the Morgan State Legacy Meet. He took first place in the 100-meter dash and third place in the 200. His winning time of 10.24 seconds in the 100 set a new personal record and now ranks 25th in the nation.
Dickson (So., Beaufort, S.C.) returned from injury to win gold at the Duke Invitational. He notched a first-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.88 seconds. His time currently leads the MEAC in that event.
Crooke (Sr., Basseterre, St. Kitts) ran in three events at the Morgan State Legacy Meet. She captured two second-place finishes and was the top collegiate finisher in the 100 (11.69) and the 200-meter dashes (24.20). Crooke also helped the 4x100m relay team to first place, with a season-best time of 45.99 seconds.
Tiller (Sr., Tampa, Fla.) recorded top finishes in two events at the USF Invite. He won the triple jump, with a length of 52-1 (15.87m), and finished third in the high jump, with a measure of 6-5.5 (1.97m).
Roberts (So., Scarborough, Trinidad & Tobago) won the heptathlon at the Morgan State Legacy Meet. She registered a new school record with 5,038 points to win the high jump (5-6.5/1.69m), 100-meter dash (14.86), 200 (24.80) and shot put (40-6/12.34m) events. Her distance in the shot put earned her qualifications to the MEAC Championship and currently ranks 14th in the conference.
Other Top Performers
Deja Davis (B-CU) won the 5,000-meter run, at the USF Invite, after posting a time of 18:07.21.
Kareem Fair (B-CU) recorded a gold medal finish, at the USF Invite, with a time of 21.28 seconds in the 200.
Catoria Sirmon (B-CU) placed first in the shot put, with a distance of 47-2.25 (14.38m), at the USF Invite.
Steven Thomas (CSU) notched third-place finishes in the shot put (48-11/14.91m) and the discus throw (154-3/47.02m) at the Morgan State Legacy Meet.
Joel Roberson (MSU) captured first place at the Morgan Legacy Meet after finishing the 400-meter dash in 47.40 seconds. Bethany White (NCCU) broke the Duke University Invitational meet record and posted the fourth-fastest time of the MEAC outdoor season in the 100-meter dash with a mark of 11.61 seconds to win the event.
Brianna Hayes (NSU) cleared a season-high 5-4.25 (1.63m) in the high jump to win the event at the Morgan State Legacy Meet.