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MEAC Qualifies 48 Track & Field Student-Athletes For NCAA East Preliminary

Courtesy: MEAC Media Relations
          Release: 05/23/2017
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Forty-eight (48) Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) student-athletes have earned an opportunity to compete at the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships preliminary competitions. The east preliminary competition is scheduled for May 25-27 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.

North Carolina A&T State headlines the field with a total of 14 student-athletes on both the men's and women's side followed by six from Norfolk State and five from both Bethune-Cookman and Hampton. Howard qualified four student-athletes while Coppin State, Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State and Savannah State will have three representatives. Both North Carolina Central and South Carolina State qualified one student-athlete each.

In the relay events, Coppin State, North Carolina Central and North Carolina A&T State will have teams participating as Coppin State qualified its men's 4x100-meter quartet while NCCU will send its men's 4x100-meter team. North Carolina A&T State qualified its men's 4x100 and 4x400-meter relay squads and its women's 4x100-meter relay team.

The preliminary competitions are scheduled for May 25 - 27.  The University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. will host the east preliminary and the University of Texas in Austin, Texas will host the west preliminary.  The qualifiers out of these two regions will compete in the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships held June 7-10 in Eugene, Oregon. To compete in Eugene, an individual or relay team will need to finish in the top 12 in its respective region.

NCAA EAST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIERS (MEN)

Bethune-Cookman

 

 

 

 

JaQuaveon Beachem

 

long jump

 

 

Kareem Fair

 

100m, 200m

 

 

Michael Tiller

 

triple jump

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coppin State        
Joseph Amoah   100m, 200m    
Michael James   800m    
4x100m relay        
         
Hampton        
Stanley Davis   400m hurdles    
Charles Graham   110m hurdles    
Jaelen Williams   400m hurdles    
         
Howard        
Matthew Colvin   triple jump    
Rajae Gayle   javelin    
Olujimi Scott   400m    
         
Maryland Eastern Shore        
Khalil Rmidi Kinini   3,000m steeplechase    
Taj Showalter   110m hurdles    
         
Morgan State        
Lloyd Hylton   long jump    
Joel Roberson   400m    
         
Norfolk State        
Jaylen Banks   400m hurdles    
Jacob Milton   high jump    
Rashad Ramsey   400m hurdles    
Garth Warner   high jump    
         
North Carolina A&T State        
Christopher Belcher   100m, 200m    
Michael Dickson   110m hurdles    
Caleb Gabriel   100m, 200m    
Dajuan Harding   400m    
TeQuille Jackson   110m hurdles    
Robert Miller   110m hurdles    
Rodney Rowe   100m, 200m    
Lasheon Strozier   triple jump    
Todd Townsend   110m hurdles    
4x100m relay        
4x400m relay        
         

North Carolina Central

 

 

 

 

Omega Smalls

 

high jump

 

 

4x100m relay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Savannah State        
Nigel Brown   200m    
Morgan Ellis-Foster   400m hurdles    
Laron James   long jump    
         
South Carolina State        
Jarad Jeter   400m    
         

NCAA EAST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIERS (WOMEN)

Bethune-Cookman

 

 

 

 

Quamecha Morrison

 

high jump

 

 

Catoria Sirmon

 

shot put

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coppin State

 

 

 

 

Khemani Roberts

 

high jump

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hampton

 

 

 

 

Faityh Keitany

 

10,000m

 

 

Janet Okeago

 

10,000m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howard

 

 

 

 

Uchechi Onuoha

 

400m hurdles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maryland Eastern Shore

 

 

 

 

Shauntel Lucius

 

triple jump

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Morgan State

 

 

 

 

Shenel Crooke

 

100m, 200m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Norfolk State

 

 

 

 

Martha Bissah

 

800m

 

 

Taejah Robertson

 

100m hurdles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Carolina A&T State

 

 

 

 

Madeleine Akobundu

 

long jump

 

 

India Brown

 

100m, 200m

 

 

Morgan Knight

 

100m hurdles

 

 

Anisa Toppin

 

triple jump

 

 

Kayla White

 

100m hurdles

 

 

4x100m relay

 

 

 

 

 

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