Dash & Flyers Track Clubs hosted Day Two of the latest Bermuda National Athletics Associations Carifta Trials Track Meet at the National Sports Center.
Johndell Cumberbatch became the latest athlete to meet the Carifta Games Qualifying Standard when he put on an impressive final 400 meters during the Under 18 Boys 3000m run clocking a time of 9:42.78 meeting the Standard time of 9:45.00.
There were more near misses as Clevonte Lodge was cocked at 23.22 during the Under 18 Boys 200m Dash with the Qualifying mark at 22.52, Nirobi Mills clocked 2:06.20 on his way to winning the Under 18 Boys 800m, he is just off the Qualifying Standard mark of 2:03.00.
Isiah Bell-Phillips clocked a Under 20 Boys 800m time of 2:02.91, with the Standard set at 1:55.50.
Dash & Flyers Track Clubs hosted the latest Bermuda National Athletics Associations Carifta Trials Track Meet at the National Sports Center.
The Under 18 High Jump had everyone's attention as 13 year old Amelia Othman met the Carifta Standard with a leap of 1.60m with the Standard being 1.55m, Othman however is too young to attend the Caribbean Junior Track and Field Championships as they begin at 14. Sakari Famous won the event also leaping 1.60m.
Aaron Jacobs is inching closer to the Under 18 Boys 400 Meter Dash Carifta Qualifying Standard of 49.96 when he was clocked at 51.90, Clevonte Lodge was second in 52.49 and Nirobi Mills finished third in a time of 55.61.
With a leap of 2.05m Elisha Darrell met the Carifta Standard of 1.95m on his way to winning the event.
Lodge is also close to meeting the Under 18 Boys 100 Meter Dash Carifta Qualifying Standard time of 11.03, he was clocked in 11.39, while Lejaun Matthews was second in 11.55.
Minors Named Northeast-10 Track Athlete of the Week
For the fourth time in eight weeks this winter, senior Dage Minors of the Franklin Pierce University Men's Track & Field team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Track Athlete of the Week, this time for the week ending on Feb. 12th, as announced by the Conference office.
It is the fifth time a Raven has taken home men's Track Athlete of the Week honors from the NE10 this season. Minors is the only student-athlete in the league to earn the award more than once this year.
Minors met the NCAA automatic qualifying mark in the 800 meters for the second time in three weeks, as he put together a time of 1:48.97 to win at the BU Valentine Invitational on Saturday. He added an NCAA provisional mark in the 400 meters, running a time of 48.67 seconds to finish 21st. The time met the NEICAAA qualifying mark as well, and moved Minors up to second in the NE10 on the season.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Dill & Mouchette Compete in CIAA Championships
Shaquille Dill representing the Saint Augustine's University and Juma Mouchette representing Virginia State University competed in the 2017 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships.
Dill ran to victory in the Menís 800m Final with a time of 1:55.39.
Both Dill and Mouchette lined up for the Menís Mile, Dill finished second stopping the clock in 4:37.82, while Mouchette finished 8th clocking a time of 4:48.27.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Kyle Webb Competes in Invitational
Kyle Webb and his Menís Track & Field teammates capped their best performance of the season to date with another school record and multiple conference leading marks at the Tyson and Iowa State Invitationals.
The Menís 4x400m Relay had its best day of the season as well. The team of Kinard Rolle, Malcolm Dotson, Webb and Shanwdail McLaren battled Utah State, Albany and Houston.
Rolle got things started with an opening leg of 47.41 seconds putting Purdue in second. Dotson then took the stick and gave Purdue the lead after splitting 46.97 seconds.
Webb held serve with a leg of 47.38 seconds, but Utah State was right on his tail. McLaren ran a good final leg, splitting 46.11 seconds to give Purdue a season-best time of 3:07.85. That time ranks second in program history and fourth in the conference this season.
Webb finished the Menís 60 Meter Dash Qualifying round in 25th with a time of 6.89, during the Menís 200 Meter Dash Webb finished 13th stopping the clock in 21.35.