Fayetteville State Women and Virginia State Men out front after Day 1 of 2022 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

Courtesy the CIAA: DAY 1 RESULTS WINSTON-SALEM, NC– The Virginia State men and the Fayetteville State women are the first-day leaders at the 2022 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the JDL Fast Track on Sunday. Virginia State leads the men’s division with 38 points. Bowie State is second with 27 points and Saint Augustine’s is third with 25 points. The Trojans and Falcons were the 2020 co-champions, and the Falcons have won outright or shared the last 23 conference titles. Jalen Brownlee paced the Trojans with a victory in…

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Week 2 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track&Field honourees

Courtesy of the CIAA: FOOD LION MEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Warren Williams, Johnson C. Smith(Fr – N/A) Williams ran a NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time of 8.07 in the 60m hurdles, finishing first overall at the Mondo College Invitational. The freshman sprinter’s time is the ninth fastest in Division II this indoor season.  FOOD LION MEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Jocolbi Morgan, Claflin(Fr – Saint Petersburg, FL)  Morgan finished sixth overall at the Gamecock Opener with a mark of 6.99m (22’11.25″) in the long jump, posting the highest mark of any DII athlete…

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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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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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CIAA Student Athlete Spotlight: Scheleck Laramie of Virginia State University

From the CIAA: Up next, the CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, features Scheleck Laraque of Virginia State University. Laraque is a junior cross country student-athlete from Lauderhill, FL. She is a political science major that maintains a 3.55 grade point average. Athletic Accomplishments: Cross Country – A member of the 2019 CIAA Championship Runner-Up Something unique most people wouldn’t know about you:  “Something unique that most people don’t know about me is that I had no intentions on going to college for track. I never had…

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Saint Augustine’s AD and Track Coach George Williams in accident in Qatar

Saint Augustine University’s world-renowaned track coach George Williams was involved in a car accident while he was in Qatar for the World Track and Field Championships. Williams’ family released a statement saying the legendary coach was alert and expected to make a full recovery. “While in Qatar for the World Track and Field Championships, Coach George Williams was involved in a vehicle accident. He has serious injuries but is alert, responsive and expected to fully recover. He is under great medical care in Qatar and will remain here for treatment. The family…

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CIAA Announces 2019 Track&Field Athletes of the Year

From theciaa.com: BOWIE, MD – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces its 2019 Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Year, as voted by the CIAA Track & Field Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association. These outstanding student-athletes were formally recognized today during a ceremony at the CIAA Track & Field Championships. Saint Augustine’s University junior Shannon Kalawan was named Women’s Track Athlete of the Year and Virginia State University junior Jeia Gilliam was named Women’s Field Athlete of the Year. Men’s Track Athlete of the Year was Claflin…

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Saint Augustine’s Dill wins Men’s 800; SAU posts 23 top ten finishes at USC

From the SAU office of Sports Information: Results RALEIGH, N.C. (April 20) – Shaquille Dill (Sr./Pembroke, Bermuda) captured the men’s 800 run as Saint Augustine’s University produced 23 top ten finishes in the USC Outdoor Open track & field meet at Cregger Track in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday.  Dill ran an NCAA Division II provisional time of 1:49.95 to win the 800 run. Overall, the Falcons and Lady Falcons recorded 10 provisional times in the meet. For the men, Brandon Parris (Sr./Sion Hill, St. Vincent) placed third in the 200…

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Claflin Track and Field posts multiple school records and personal bests at USC Gamecock Invitational

Romanda Noble-Watson, Claflin U. SID Columbia, S.C. (Apr. 13, 2019) – With just over two weeks remaining before heading to their first-ever Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the men’s and women’s track and field teams continued to improve Saturday (Apr. 13), when they competed among a field of over 1,000 student-athletes from the NCAA Division I, II, and III ranks as well as the NAIA and the NJCAA, at the USC Gamecock Invitational hosted by the University of South Carolina on Saturday, Apr. 13. The Claflin…

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Lincoln Women’s Track gets ten top-ten finishes at Gwynedd Mercy Twilight Meet

Courtesy of Lincoln (PA) Sports Information The Lincoln University women’s track team turned in ten top ten finishes and three personal best times as they competed at the Gwynedd Mercy University Mid-Week Twilight Meet in Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania Wednesday afternoon. There was no team scoring in the meet, which saw 15 schools competing. Lincoln’s top finishes came in the field events.  Keyana Brooks took home second place in both the shot put and discus competition, with a personal-best toss of 32.12 meters (108′) in the discus and a toss of…

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