Landover, Md., (Feb. 22) — After an action-packed second day of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex on Friday, Delaware State women’s track team is 12 points away from being in the top 5, while the men are just six points back of the fifth spot. Both teams have a lot of work to do if they want to enter the top three though.
Lady Hornet Precious Igwebuike had her best performances in the Pentathlon Shot Put (second place – 10.71 meters) and the Pentathlon Long Jump (fourth place – 5.21 meters). The overall standings for the Pentathlon events will be posted, after the conclusion of the MEAC Indoor Championships.
For the men’s team Kavante Dawson qualified for the finals in the 60-meter hurdles, after recording a time of 8.37 seconds during the preliminary round. While Julian brown reached the finals in the 400-meter dash, after a top 8 performance in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.29 seconds.
Robert Duncan placed sixth in the weight throw finals with a mark of 15.81 meters.
Saturday’s events will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the women’s pole vault. Running events begin at 12:30 p.m. with the women’s mile. FloSports will broadcast the championship meet live beginning at 12:15 p.m. EST.