North Carolina A&T’s Cambrea Sturgis claims 100 and 200 at NCAA Championships

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Photo by Timothy Rice Watch the 100m (ESPNU)|Watch the 200m (ESPNU) Cambrea Sturgis added to North Carolina A&T State’s trophy haul on Saturday at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field, winning the NCAA title in both the women’s 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash. Sturgis ran a 10.74 in the 100, the fastest all-weather time in NCAA championship history. Running out of Lane 3, she bested USC’s Twanisha Terry by .05 seconds. She followed that with a 22.12 in the 200, the fourth-fastest time in collegiate…

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North Carolina A&T’s Randolph Ross wins 400 Meters at NCAA Championships

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Photo by Timothy Rice Watch the Race (ESPN2) North Carolina A&T State’s Randolph Ross claimed the men’s track & field program’s first-ever outdoor NCAA event title Friday evening, taking gold in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. Ross ran a 43.85 — the fastest time in the world this season and third-fastest collegiate time ever. Teammate Trevor Stewart finished fourth with a 44.96. Ross is the first MEAC men’s track &…

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North Carolina A&T wins 4×400 Men’s NCAA Title

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Photo by Timothy Rice Watch the Race (ESPN2) North Carolina A&T State is the undisputed king of the men’s 4×400-meter relay. The Aggies won the outdoor NCAA title in the event Friday evening at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field, adding to the indoor championship they won in the event back in March. NCAT won the race in 3:00.92, with Daniel Stokes, Randolph Ross, Akeem Sirleaf and Trevor Stewart running. NCAT was sixth after the first leg, but Ross — who earlier in the evening won the…

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MEAC Track&Field Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Schedule of Events | Live Results Broadcast Schedule*Thursday, June 10: ESPN3, 12:30 p.m. ET; ESPN2, 6:30 p.m. ETFriday, June 11: ESPN3, 3 p.m. ET; ESPN2, 8 p.m. ETSaturday, June 12: ESPN3, 2 p.m.; ESPNU, 6 p.m. ET *NOTE:All field events will have a dedicated stream on ESPN3, as will decathlon and hepthalon events. Check event schedule for exact times. Aggies Strong on Opening Day of NCAAs EUGENE, Ore. — North Carolina A&T State made its presence felt Wednesday evening as the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships got underway at Hayward…

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Albany State University hosts Alice Coachman Invitational

From asugoldenrams.com: The Albany State University track & field program is set to host its first meet of the 2021 outdoor season this Saturday, as the Golden Rams host 10 schools for the Alice Coachman Invitational. Albany State University will welcome Brewton-Parker, Fort Valley State University, Vorhees, Columbus State University (W), Clayton State University, Tallahassee Community College, Shorter University, Life University (W), Talladega College and Wesleyan College to Robert Cross Track & Field Complex on Saturday, April 3rd. Start TimesThe men’s hammer throw will begin at 10:00 a.m. Women will…

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North Carolina A&T Relay Team wins national title

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conferncce: Watch the Aggies’ 4×400-Meter Relay Team Win the NCAA Title North Carolina A&T State Wins Mens 4×400 Relay National Title FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — North Carolina A&T State men’s indoor track & field senior star Trevor Stewart understands something very clearly.  North Carolina A&T State University is an HBCU (historically black college or university). Therefore, no matter what the team accomplishes during the regular season, they go to meets like the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Arkansas’s Randal Tyson Track…

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CIAA reveal plans for spring sports

From the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association: Due to continued concerns related to COVID-19, the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) has voted to cancel all conference scheduling and championship events for spring sponsored sports. This includes the sports of softball, women’s tennis, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, and men’s golf. Each school that sponsors the affected sports will have the autonomy to schedule competition throughout season, if desired, to allow teams and student-athletes the opportunity complete and if possible, qualify for NCAA Division II postseason participation should they meet minimum requirements. “These…

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CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight: Jerinique Brooks of Fayetteville State University

From the CIAA: The CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, kicks off the New Year with a feature on Jerinique Brooks of Fayetteville State University. Brooks is a senior women’s track & field student-athlete from Nassau, Bahamas. She majors in criminal justice and maintains a 3.28 grade point average. Athletic Accomplishments: Indoor Track & Field – Named 2020 CIAA Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Year Indoor Track & Field – Helped FSU women win their first title at 2020 CIAA Championships Indoor Track & Field –…

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Albany State postpones start of Winter/Spring sports until March 2021

From Albany State University: In consideration of the health and safety of its student-athletes and staff, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced delaying the remainder of winter and spring sports until March 1, 2021. Impacted sports include men’s and women’s basketball, tennis, track and field, baseball, and softball. Albany State University (ASU) agrees with and will follow this decision. ASU’s top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our campus community, alumni, and supporters. For more information, please see the official SIAC release.

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CIAA Student Athlete Spotlight: Virginia State University’s Darrell Dyson

From the CIAA: Up next, the CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, features Darrell Dyson II of Virginia State University. Dyson is a sophomore men’s cross country student-athlete from Chesterfield, VA. He is a computer engineering major that maintains a 3.2 grade point average. Athletic Accomplishments: Cross Country – A member of the runner-up team at the 2019 CIAA Championships Cross Country – Earned All-CIAA Honors after finishing 8th at the 2019 CIAA Championships with a time of 28:17.1 Something unique most people wouldn’t know about you:  “One…

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