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The Southern University at New Orleans menís track team will compete at the 60th Annual Menís NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships in Marion, Indiana from May 26th to May 28th. The Knights have qualified for five events.

200 meter dash
Sheldon Williams is ranked 9th in the NAIA with a qualifying time of 21.23 seconds, and Peter McFarlane goes into the meet ranked 34th with a time of 21.65.

400 meter dash
All-American Norbert Miller enters the championship with a time of 47.77 and ranked 16th. Williams is ranked 29th with a time of 48.29.

400 meter hurdles
Having made an impression the national level when he finished third in the national championships, Miller returns ranked 10th in the country with a qualifying time of 53.34.

4 x 100 meter relay
The SUNO team goes in ranked 10th with a time of 41.28.

4 x 400 meter relay
The Universityís bread and butter event, SUNOís team time is 3:15.62 with a ranking of 15th in the country.

The Knights are coached by Yhann Plummer (pictured) who is in his fifth season as the menís and womenís Cross Country/Track & Field head coach.
Posted By: Eddie Francis
Tuesday, May 24th 2011 at 5:45PM
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