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St. Aug Men and Women repeat as CIAA Indoor Track Champions (2616 hits)

February 13, 2010




HAMPTON, VA Ė Saint Augustineís College swept the 2010 Indoor Track titles Saturday (Feb. 13) at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, VA. In school history, todayís victories marked the 25th CIAA Indoor title for the SAC men and the 16th CIAA Indoor title for the SAC women.

In the menís standings, the Falcons cruised easily to victory posting 168 points, followed by Bowie State (94), Virginia Union (43), Johnson C. Smith (41), Saint Paulís (32), Virginia State (32) and Livingstone (1). SACís men took first place finishes in the 60 meter dash (Ramon Gittens), 200 meter dash (Antonio Abney), 400 meter dash (Josh Scott), 1 mile run (George Smith), triple jump (Brandon Quarles), 4x400 meter relay and the distance medley. Other top finishers in the menís competition include VUUís Geoffrey Langat (5,000 meter run), VUUís Melvin Edison (60 meter hurdles), SPCís Maurice Hall (menís high jump), SPCís Fred Boone (pole vault), BSUís William Bailey (long jump) and JCSUís Julius Wright (shot put).

In the womenís events, the Lady Falcons were in a class by themselves posting a total of 124 points, followed by followed by Johnson C. Smith (87), Bowie State (78), Virginia State (44), Virginia Union (18), Livingstone (12) and Saint Paulís (3). SACís women took first place finishes in the 60 meter dash (Barbara Pierre), 200 meter dash (Barbara Pierre), 400 meter dash (Angelique Smith), 800 meter run (Kyra Mobley), high jump (Andrea Powell), triple jump (Kirsten Fields), 4x400 meter relay and the distance medley. Other top finishers in the womenís events include BSUís Shamika Patton (1 mile run), JCSUís Shermaine Williams (60 meter hurdles), VSUís Dominique King (long jump) and BSUís Lakeshia Carney (shot put).

Saint Augustine Collegeís George Smith earned MVP honors for the running events on the menís side of the competition, accounting for 22.50 total points. Co-MVP awards were given for the field events to VSUís Brandon Quarles and Sean Johnson who each earned 14 points respectively. On the womenís side, Shermaine Williams (JCSU) landed MVP honors for the running events, posting 27 points. For the field events, Andrea Powell took top honors with 18 points.

The NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field meet is set for March 12-13 in Albuquerque, NM.
Posted By: Jehan Bunch
Sunday, February 14th 2010 at 10:07PM
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