MEAC ANNOUNCES WEEKLY CROSS COUNTRY HONORS
NORFOLK, Va. — Maryland Eastern Shore senior Mark Blackmon and Florida A&M junior Judith Kibii were selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Athletes of the Week, the conference announced today.
Blackmon (Sr., Charlotte, N.C.) earned a second-place finish in his first-career 8k race. His time of 26:27.10 helped MDES to a victory at the DSU Farm Run Invitational.
Kibii (Jr., Eldoret, Kenya) placed ninth, out of 266 runners, at the University of Florida Mountain Dew Invitational. She ran the 5k course with a season-best time of 17:59.64.
Other Top Performers
Ronaldo Ball (CSU) aided the Eagles to a fourth-place finish at the DSU Farm Run Invitational, with a time of 27:24.3.
Jennaya Hield (MDES) recorded a second-place finish at the DSU Farm Run Invitational, with a time of 19:37.9.
Candice Higgins (NSU) led the Spartans, with a time of 20:20.79, at the East Carolina Pirate Invitational.
Felix Kiprotich (NSU) won the 5k East Carolina Pirate Invitational, with a time of 15:18.6.
Geoffrey McCullough (HAM) registered a time of 26:46.5, at the DSU Farm Run Invitational, to place fifth.
Tatiana Ogundeko (CSU) paced the Lady Eagles at the DSU Farm Run Invitational, with a time of 20:44.5.
Pollyanna Velasco (HAM) finished third, with a time of 19:46.7, at the DSU Farm Run Invitational.