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HOWELL NABS A PAIR OF TITLES, BEARS CAPTURE FIRST-EVER IC4A OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP (598 hits)

PRINCETON, N.J. – One week after posting an eighth place finish in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championships, the Morgan State men's track and field team rebounded with a historic victory on an even bigger stage.

The Bears finished with 68 points on the third and final day of the at the IC4A Outdoor Championship, claiming the team title by 11 points over second-place Cornell at Princeton's Weaver Stadium this weekend. It marked Morgan State's first-ever IC4A Outdoor Championship, and the first-ever by a MEAC school.

LIU Brooklyn finished in third place with 55 points, followed by Hampton (4th, 41 pts) and Princeton (38.33 pts).

The first of Sunday's (May 15) titles came from Deyvon Howell who edged out teammate Desean White to win the 100-meters. Howell crossed the finish line with a time of 10.63, while White came in second place with a 10.66.

Less than two hours later, Howell would also take first place in the 200-meter dash with a personal best of 21.11, this time finishing in front of Bear teammate Desean White who placed second with a 21.31.

By himself, Howell earned 20 total points for the team this weekend.

The men's relay teams also turned in solid performances on the final day. The 4x400-meter relay team, which featured Evan Johnson, Stephen Varella, Donovan St. Louis and was anchored by Joel Roberson, finished second in 3:12.51.

The men's 4x100-meter relay team comprised of Fonyi Agendia, Desean White, Deyvon Howell and Joel Roberson ran a 40.64, good enough for fourth place.

The Bears also got points from in the 400-meter dash where Joel Roberson turned in a second place time of 46.66. Evan Johnson also posted a second place finish by recording a time of 52.15 in the 400-meter hurdles.

2016 IC4A Championship Results
Weaver Field
Princeton, N.J.
Winner: Morgan State, 68 pts

Morgan State Finishers

100m Dash
1. Deyvon Howell, 10.63
2. Desean White, 10.66
6. Fonyi Agendia, 10.64
Semi-Finals
4. Deyvon Howell, 10.63
5. Fonyi Agendia, 10.60
8. Desean White, 10.66
Preliminaries
6. Deyvon Howell, 10.70
7. Desean White, 10.63
13. Fonyi Agendia, 10.67

200m Dash
1. Deyvon Howell, 21.11
2. Desean White, 21.31
--. Joel Roberson, 21.58
Preliminaries
1. Deyvon Howell, 21.38
4. Desean White, 21.55
7. Joel Roberson, 21.58
12. Donovan St. Louis, 21.73
28. Kevin Leach, 22.25

400m Dash
2. Joel Roberson, 46.66
Preliminaries
1. Joel Roberson, 46.69
23. Donovan St. Louis, 48.79

400m Hurdles
2. Evan Johnson, 52.15
10. Stephen Varella, 53.04

4x100 Relay
4. Morgan State 'A', 40.79
(Fonyi Agendia, Desean White, Deyvon Howell, Joel Roberson)
Preliminaries
4. Morgan State 'A', 40.64

4x400m Relay
2. Morgan State 'A', 3:09.19
(Evan Johnson, Stephen Varella, Donovan St. Louis, Joel Roberson)
2. Morgan State 'A', 3:12.51

Source: http://morganstatebears.com/news/2016/5/15/mens-track-and-field-howell-nabs-a-pair-of-titles-bears-capture-ic4a-outdoor-championship.aspx?path=mtrkout
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