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Kinnesha Jones won the triple jump at the MEAC Outdoor Championship.
Kinnesha Jones won the triple jump at the MEAC Outdoor Championship.
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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
Lady Rattlers Take 5th Place At MEAC Championship
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
GREENSBORO, NC (May 6) - The Florida A&M Lady Rattlers track team continued to hold steady in the MEAC, with a second consecutive fifth place finish in the MEAC Outdoor Championship at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University.

Leading the Lady Rattlers was Kinnesha Jones, who took first place in the triple jump with a leap of 12.23m (40-01.50) Jones would also take fifth place in the long jump at 5.54m (18-02.25).

Nakia Linson ran a blazing 11.63 in the 100m dash, garnering second place. Jasmine Smith added to the Lady Rattlers' totals with a fourth place finish in the javelin throw, with a toss of 35.85m (117-07).

Clariccia Golden paced the Rattlers in two of the distance events for FAMU. She took fifth place in the 5000m run in 19:29.38 and fifth as well in the 3000m steeplechase, with a time of 12:03.80.

Here are the complete individual/team results from the MEAC Championship:

High Jump
11. Stephanie Colter 1.58m (5-02.25)

Pole Vault
4. Brittany Brown 2.89m (9-05.75)

Long Jump
4. Nakia Linson 5.67m (18-07.25)
5. Kinnesha Jones 5.54m (18-02.25)

Triple Jump
1. Kinnesha Jones 12.23m (40-01.50)

Discus Throw
11. Sasha-Ann Lebert 28.54m (93-08)

4. Jasmine Smith 35.85m (117-07)
10. Shamona Haughton 31.26m (102-07)
12. Sasha-Ann Lebert 25.18m (82-07)

Shot Put
12. Sasha-Ann Lebert 12.29m (40-04.00)

100m Dash
2. Nakia Linson 11.63

400m Dash
7. Dynasty Jones 54.77

400m hurdles
7. Jeanette Hulse 1:03.13
8. Brittany Jones 1:06.78

4x400m Relay
5. (Hulse, Allen, Jones,Linson) 3:41.74

800m Run
8. Ariel Allen 2:25.27

1500m run
6. Ariel Allen 4:46.21
8. Chandelic Jackson 4:52.03

5000m run
5. Clarricia Golden 19:29.38
6. Nichola Listhrop 19:46.31
7. Chandelic Jackson 19:58.94
14. Ciera Williams 21:48.42

3000m steeplechase
5. Clarricia Golden 12:03.80
6. Nichola Listhrop 12:03.84
9. Chandelic Jackson 12:19.64
13. Ciera Williams12:49.44

Overall place/score:
5. Florida A&M 67 points

All-MEAC First Team

Monae Waller, Morgan State (HJ); Claudia Calder, Hampton (Heptathlon); Shamire Rothmiller, South Carolina State (DT); Vanessa Henry, Maryland Eastern Shore (SP); Champagne Bell, Norfolk State (LJ); Kadian Dunkley, Bethune-Cookman (5000m, 3000m SC); Ranita Mealer, Morgan State (JT); Sasha Smallwood, Bethune-Cookman (PV); Teyanna Green, Morgan State (4x100); Ekundayo Sogbesa, Morgan State (4x100); Charisma Green, Morgan State (4x100); Britney Wattley, Morgan State (4x100, 100m); Cynthia Anais, Maryland Eastern Shore (1500m, 800m); Jenea McCammon, North Carolina A&T (400mH); Amara Jones, Savannah State (200m, 400m, 4x400); Breana Norman, Hampton (110mH); Kinnesha Jones, Florida A&M (TJ); Aleah Hordges, Savannah State (4x400); Jazy Seay-Blane, Savannah State (4x400); Chavonta Roberts, Savannah State (4x400)

All-MEAC Second Team

Breana Norman, Hampton (HJ); Shaquanda Gainey, Hampton (Heptathlon); Lexia Robinson, Maryland Eastern Shore (DT); Shamire Rothmiller, South Carolina State (SP, JT); Shakia Forbes, North Carolina A&T (LJ); Ishakemma Swain, Morgan State (5000m); Tiara Davis, Norfolk State (PV); Shakina Forbes, North Carolina A&T (4x100); Jenea McCammon, North Carolina A&T (4x100); Ruth Hunt, North Carolina A&T (4x100); Krystin Lawson, North Carolina A&T (4x100); Alaine Tate, Hampton (1500m); Doctrine Jacobs, North Carolina A&T (400mH); Lenora Guion-Firmin, Maryland Eastern Shore (200m, 400m); Benita Taylor, Hampton (800m, 4x400); Nakia Linson, Florida A&M (100m); Jasmine Wanamaker, North Carolina Central (100mH); Sherice Walker, North Carolina A&T (TJ); Janessa Benn, North Carolina A&T (3000mSC); Malekah Holland, Hampton (4x400); Emmy Fraenk, Hampton (4x400); Cassandra Jones, Hampton (4x400)

All-MEAC Third Team

Teiara Denmark, Hampton (HJ); Ermesha Fair, Hampton (Heptathlon); Imani Cox, Maryland Eastern Shore (DT); Lexia Robinson, Maryland Eastern Shore (SP); Teiara Denmark, Hampton (LJ); Noel Fancy, South Carolina State (SP); Paig Robinson, North Carolina Central (JT); Elizabeth Sims, Bethune-Cookman (PV); Asia Stinson, Savannah State (4x100); Jade Bentley, Savannah State (4x100); Amara Jones, Savannah State (4x100); Chavonta Jones, Savannah State (4x100); Amber Brooks, North Carolina Central (1500m); Tracey Fan Fan, Delaware State (400H); Alexandria Jones, South Carolina State (200m, 400m); Ketsia Dornevil (800m); Breana Norman, Hampton (100m); Doctrine Jacobs, North Carolina A&T (100mH); Geranda Williams, Maryland Eastern Shore (TJ); Kellen Rutto, Norfolk State (3000mSC); Devyn Thompson, Hampton (5000m); Emilie Ducados, Maryland Eastern Shore (4x400); Melina Gallas, Maryland Eastern Shore (4x400); Lenora Guion-Firmin, Maryland Eastern Shore (4x400); Eunice Jones, Maryland Eastern Shore (4x400)



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