MEAC Weekly Football Honorees

From meacsports.com: NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 9, 2019 – Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carter was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced today. South Carolina State’s Roderick Perry was named Defensive of the Week and Norfolk State freshman Kevin Johnson was selected as Rookie of the Week. Earning Offensive Linemen of the Week honors for the second week in a row was South Carolina State’s Alex Taylorand picking up Specialist of the Week honors was South Carolina State’s Dillon Bredesen.  Carter (QB, 6-0, 175, Jr., Richmond, Va.) matched his career high with four…

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Florida A&M Men’s Basketball announces 2019-20 schedule

Courtesy FAMU athletics: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University head men’s basketball coach Robert McCullum announced the upcoming 2019-20 schedule, which features two Pac 12 opponents and a team that reached the Sweet 16. Florida A&M will play all 11 non-conference games on the road and will open the 2019-20 season on Nov. 5 against Pac 12 member Southern Cal (USC) in Los Angeles, Calif. The Rattlers leave Los Angeles for Honolulu, Hawai’I as Florida A&M will compete in the Rainbow Classic from Nov. 8-10. FAMU opens Rainbow Classic play against…

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MEAC Announces ESPN schedule for 2019 Football Season

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., July 1, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2019 season, which features nine regular-season match-ups on ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN3 and one postseason appearance on ABC. The nationally-televised games are a part of the MEAC’s ongoing partnership with ESPN. The 15th annual MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge kicks off the first full week of the 2019 season, featuring Bethune-Cookman against Jackson State of the SWAC, which will be televised live on ESPN2 at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1. Bethune-Cookman…

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Several MEAC baseball players taken in 2019 MLB draft

From meacsports.com: The 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft concluded on Wednesday, with rounds 10 through 40, and a number of student-athletes from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) were selected. Leading the way was Bethune-Cookman pitcher Anthony Maldonado, who was selected in the 11th round by the Miami Marlins. Maldonado was named Second Team All-MEAC this past season after tying for the league lead with 97 strikeouts. He went 4-5 with a team-best 81.1 innings in 13 starts and two complete games. His 10.73 strikeouts per-game led BCU starters. Over his three…

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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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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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