MEAC Track & Field Weekly Honors

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Morgan State’s Desean White
and Norfolk State’s Tyrika Lee were selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s and Women’s Track Athletes of the Week. Steven Thomas, of Coppin State, and teammate Khemani Roberts, were named the MEAC Men’s and Women’s Field Athletes of the Week, the conference announced today.

White (Jr., Waldorf, Md.) opened the outdoor season with three victories at the Bob Davidson Spring Kick-Off. He captured first place in the 100 (10.51) and the 200 meter (21.50) races. He also won as a member of the Bears’ 4x100 meter relay team. White currently leads the MEAC in the men’s 100m and 200m.

Lee (So., South Boston, Va.) notched a first-place finish at the Tribe Invitational. She kicked off the outdoor season with a winning time of 24.86 seconds in the 200.

Thomas (So., Baltimore, Md.) competed in three events at the Maryland Invitational. He won the hammer throw (47.16m), took second place in the shot put (15.26m) and finished third in the discus throw (42.35m). Thomas currently holds the best distance in the hammer throw in the MEAC.

Roberts (So., Scarborough, Trinidad & Tobago) won the high jump, with a leap of 1.68m, at the Maryland Invitational. She currently leads the MEAC and ranks 16th nationally in the event. Roberts also took third place in the long jump at 5.04m.

Other Top Performers

Kristen Deacon (CSU) finished third in the discus throw (39.05m) and fourth in the shot put (12.12m) and the hammer throw (45.31m) at the Maryland Invitational.

Aaron Lewis (CSU) posted the ninth-fastest time in the nation in the 110-meter hurdles, with a time of 14.31, at the Maryland Invitational.

Michael-Thomas Brown (NSU) won the 400, with a time of 50.03 seconds, at the Tribe Invitational.

Jacob Milton (NSU) took first place in the high jump, at the Tribe Invitational, with a height of 2.08m.

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