Kitur captured the fourth individual IC4A championship of his career with a 1:50.19 clocking, defeating Russell Dinkins of Princeton by just under seven-tenths of a second. The senior is now slated for another NCAA appearance, beginning with the preliminary round meet in 11 days in Jacksonville, Fla.
All told, VMI finished 18th at the meet, scoring 18 total points and finishing one point behind three schools that tied - Long Island, Harvard and Morgan State. George Mason won the IC4A title with 59 points.
“I’m happy for Felix, that he was able to end his IC4A career with a title,” said VMI head coach Darrin Webb. “We are all looking forward to getting back and attending the graduation of our seniors, including the two still competing, Felix and Jennifer Sing. This class, including Ademola Titcombe, who finished up today, turned out to be great, with tremendous accomplishments across the board, and we still have those two left with a chance to add more. Today, for the men to finish 18th was outstanding, as there is a lot of talent at this meet. Looking forward, I see our team, including Antonio Wood, continuing to grow and improve. Antonio has made large improvements this year, and I look for him to only get better.”
Senior Titcombe wrapped up his career Sunday, taking part in the triple jump. The multiple-time All-Big South honoree, and past conference triple jump champion, placed 23rd with a jump of 13.85 meters (45’5 ¼”). In addition, Wood was in action in the high jump, but failed to clear a height.
VMI track and field will return to action Thursday, May 24, as Sing and Kitur begin competition at the NCAA preliminary round event, taking place in Jacksonville, Fla.