FAMU to face penalties for NCAA infractions

From famuathletics.com : Today, the NCAA released its public infractions report detailing specific infractions by Florida A&M University Athletics and associated penalties: • From 2010-2011 through 2016-2017, a series oferrors resulted in the participation of student-athletes who were not eligible to compete in several sports. However, these ineligibility infractions did not involve unethical behavior but were primarily the result of administrative issues.  •Based upon the findings, FAMU has self-imposed penalties including post-season bans for the 2019-2020 academic year, recruiting and scholarship reductions and the vacation of records of any seasons…

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North Carolina A&T wins 2019 Men’s MEAC Outdoor Track&Field Championship

From meacsports.com : Final Results | Championship Central GREENSBORO, N.C., May 4, 2019—A dominant Saturday lifted North Carolina A&T State to the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s outdoor track & field championship at the Irwin Belk Track. The Aggies won their third straight outdoor title and sixth overall. Duane Ross was named the meet’s Outstanding Coach. Bethune-Cookman’s Jeremiah Peters earned Outstanding Field Performer honors, while Wildcat Carlin Berryhill and Norfolk State’s Evans Cheruiyot were named Co-Outstanding Runners. North Carolina A&T State also swept the season – winning the MEAC titles in…

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Morgan’s Joshua Miles and NC A&T’s Darryl Johnson Jr taken in NFL Draft

From meacsports.com : North Carolina A&T State defensive end Darryl Johnson Jr. and Morgan State offensive tackle Joshua Miles were both selected in the 2019 NFL Draft on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. Johnson, the reigning MEAC Defensive Player of the Year who helped lead the Aggies to back-to-back MEAC championships and Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl titles, was picked up in the seventh round on Saturday by the Buffalo Bills. He was the 225th overall pick. He led the MEAC in sacks this past season with 10.5, nearly a sack…

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Delaware State’s Jackson will step down after the season

From meacsports.com : DOVER, Del., Apr. 15, 2019–Delaware State head softball coach Amber Jackson has announced that she will leave the post at the end of the current season to serve a missionary tour in Africa. Now in her fifth season as head coach of the Hornets, Jackson’s tenure has been highlighted by two Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division titles, MEAC Coach of the Year honors in 2016 and a 56-25 regular-season mark in division games (.691). In 2016, Delaware State led all conference teams in total wins (30)…

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April 5-7 MEAC Track&Field Recap

From meacsports.com : S.C. State’s Richard Sets World’s Fastest Time in 400 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Tyrell Richard, the reigning NCAA indoor champion at 400 meters, set the world’s fastest time in that event this weekend at the North Florida Invitational, running a facility-record 44.81 and winning by nearly three seconds. Results | Recap NCAT’s Debose-Epps Wins Twice at Elon ELON, N.C. — North Carolina A&T State took many of its up and coming track & field athletes a few miles down the road to Elon University Saturday to compete in the Phoenix Invitational…

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Norfolk State’s Robert Jones wins CollegeInsider’s Skip Prosser Award

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va. – CollegeInsider announced on Friday its recipients for several national coaching awards, and Norfolk State head men’s basketball coach Robert Jones beat out 24 other finalists to take home one of those honors; the organization announced that Jones has been named the winner of the 2019 Skip Prosser Award. The award is named for former Wake Forest head coach Skip Prosser, who died suddenly in 2007. It is presented annually to a Division I coach who not only achieves success on the court, but also displays…

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MEAC weekly Track & Field Honorees

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., April 3, 2019—North Carolina A&T State junior Trevor Stewart was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced today, while North Carolina A&T State senior Kayla White was selected as Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. North Carolina A&T State freshman Brandon Hicklin earned Men’s Field Athlete of the Week honors, while Bethune-Cookman sophomore Monae Nichols was named Women’s Field Athlete of the Week. Stewart (Jr., Lorton, Va.) set the nation’s fastest time in the 400 meters this past weekend at the prestigious Florida Relays, winning…

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Six MEAC players named to BOXTOROW Men’s Basketball All-America Team

from meacsports.com : BOXTOROW unveiled its 2018-19 men’s basketball All-America teams on Thursday, and six players from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) were honored — including four members of the First Team. Highlighting BOXTOROW’s All-America First Team are Howard teammates RJ Cole and Charles Williams, while North Carolina Central’s Raasean Davis and Bethune-Cookman’s Cletrell Pope are also on the team. Cole is the reigning MEAC Player of the Year, and earlier this week, he was named All-America Honorable Mention by the Associated Press (AP). Cole and Williams were also First…

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March 29-31 MEAC Track& Field Recap

From meacsports.com : Morrison, Nichols Highlight B-CU At Embry-Riddle DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Embry-Riddle’s known for having a fast track, but this weekend’s Spikes Classic for Bethune-Cookman was highlighted by the jumps. Results | Recap Four Aggies Win at Florida Relays GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Senior Kayla White picked up where she left off from indoor, junior Trevor Stewart continued his winning ways during the outdoor season and freshman Brandon Hicklin and junior Akeem Sirleaf picked up major wins at the prestigious Florida Relays over the weekend at Percy Beard Track. Results | Recap NCCU Jumpers Shine at Raleigh…

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MEAC Announces 2019 ESPNU Baseball and Softball TV Schedule

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., April 1, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the baseball and softball regular-season games that will be televised live on ESPNU. On Sunday, April 7, Savannah State will visit Tallahassee, Fla. to take on legendary head coach Veronica Wiggins and Florida A&M for an 11 a.m. match-up. The contest, which features the perennially-contending Lady Rattlers, will be shown on ESPNU from the Lady Rattler Softball Complex. ESPNU will also be in Greensboro, N.C. on Friday, April 26 at 1 p.m. to broadcast the first…

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