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HBCUs compete and win in 2019 NCAA Div. II Track and field championships (436 hits)

Several HBCU schools and individuals competed this past week for the 2019 NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships held in Kingsville, Texas held May 23-35.

Among those are the women's 100 meter champion Rene Medley, who also captured first place in the 4x400 meter relay, 200 meter, and 4x100 meter relay, as she and several other teammates held down the fort and captured the 2019 team championship. This is the second year that they scored the team championships earning them the label as back-to-back champs!

On the men's side, it was Saint Augustine's University coming away with a second place team finish anchored by the strong performances of Brandon Parris in the 400 meters and the 4x400 meter relay team, whom Parris was also a member of, which placed first in their event.

Below are the results of all the HBCU participants who placed in the finals. Congratulations to all those who participated! Go HBCU!

Long Jump
3. Ryan Brown - Lincoln University of Missouri - 7.96
5. Kizan David - Lincoln University of Missouri - 7.79
7. Tavian Stewart - Johnson C. Smith University - 7.72

Triple Jump
1. Cervantes Jackson - Albany State University - 16.65
3. Kizan David - Lincoln University of Missouri - 15.83
14. Ryan Brown - Lincoln University of Missouri - 15.01

Javelin Throw
8. Najair Jackson - Saint Augustine's University - 62.70

4. Saint Augustine's University - 41.03
(Nathan Fergusson, Brandon Parris, Damere Gilbert, Darren Alfred)

High Jump
15. Cervantes Jackson - Albany State University - 2.04

110 Hurdles
3. Juan Scott - Central State University - 13.79
7. Christian Smith - Saint Augustine's University - 14.23

2. Brandon Parris - Saint Augustine's University - 46.08
5. Derick St. Jean - Claflin University - 47.37

5. Davion McKnight - Claflin University - 10.47
6. Javan Gray - Lincoln University of Missouri - 10.48

3. Shaquille Dill - Saint Augustine's University - 1:50.64
5. Joshua Ajiero - Albany State University - 1:51.37

400 Hurdles
3. Alazae Hester-Taylor - Saint Augustine's University - 52.14

1. Saint Augustine's University - 3:05.77
(Darren Alfred, Shaquille Dill, Jalen Jones, Brandon Parris)
4. Lincoln University of Missouri - 3:09.57
(Tyrese Halls, Mohammed Kouyate, Coy Spence, Raymone Campbell)

Final Men Team Rankings
2. Saint Augustine's University
7. Lincoln University of Missouri
21. Albany State University
32. Claflin University
38. Central State University
60. Johnson C. Smith University

Javelin Throw
11. Sah-Jay Stevens - Johnson C. Smith University - 44.76

Triple Jump
17. Rusheda Blake - Lincoln University of Missouri - 12.06
18. Rayna Graham - Johnson C. Smith University - 12.00

1. Lincoln University of Missouri - 45.33
(Shaian Vandenburg, Rene Medley, Renea Ambersley, Christine Moss)

1. Kissi-Ann Brown - Lincoln University of Missouri - 53.62
2. Renea Ambersley - Lincoln University of Missouri - 54.60
6. Tawana Allen - Fayetteville State University - 55.77
7. Christine Moss - Lincoln University of Missouri - 57.64

1. Rene Medley - Lincoln University of Missouri - 11.20

400 Hurdles
6. Kissi-Ann Brown - Lincoln University of Missouri - 1:01.35

1. Rene Medley - Lincoln University of Missouri - 23.20
5. Amanda Crawford - Saint Augustine's University - 24.40
8. Christine Moss - Lincoln University of Missouri - 25.02

1. Lincoln University of Missouri - 3:37.03
(Dylann Core, Renea Ambersley, Kissi-Ann Brown, Rene Medley)
3. Saint Augustine's University - 3:39.30
(Jaria Hoyte, Danielle Scantlebury, Davia Smith, Amanda Crawford)

Final Women Team Rankings
1. Lincoln University of Missouri
24. Saint Augustine's University
39. Fayetteville State University
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Tuesday, May 28th 2019 at 7:57PM
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