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Head coach Wayne Angel.
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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
Rattler Relays Shine In McCravy Invitational
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
LEXINGTON, KY (Jan.27) - The Florida A&M Rattlers continue to get in sync as they prepare for the 2013 MEAC Indoor Championship. This weekend, they participated in the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet at the Nutter Field House on the campus of the University of Kentucky. The meet is annually one of the top indoor meets with top competitors from across the nation.

Coach Wayne Angel used the opportunity to fine tune his relay teams. In the distance medley relay, the team finished third overall in a time of 10:14.01. The team of Lamere Buchanon, Isaiah Smith, McDaniel olivier and Elias Chesire pushed the top competitors in the meet. Their time is the best in the conference tis season by seven seconds.

Troy Pollard excelled in the 400m dash, taking third overall in 47.73. Buchanon would get another Top 10 finish as he took eighth in the 800m dash, running the course in 1:53.93. The Rattlers would also get another Top 10 finish as the 4x400m team of Pollard, Dennis Pugh, Olivier and Smith took seventh place.

Full Results Of the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet

200M Dash:
7. Troy Pollard 22.18
10. Corey Jones 22.37
14. Dennis Pugh 22.57

400M Dash:
3. Troy Pollard 47.73
31. Dennis Pugh 50.42

800M Run
8. Lamere Buchanon 1:53.93
16. McDaniel olivier 1:55.98
24. Isaiah Smith 1:57.44

Mile Run
41. Dieumy Duclos 4:34.18

3000M Run:
16. Elias Cheshire 8:32.90

5000M Run:
12. Dieumy Duclos 16:01.56
14. Robyel Kidane 16:22.44

4x400M Relay:
7. FAMU "A" 1)Troy Pollard, 2) Dennis Pugh, 3) McDaniel Olivier, 4) Isaiah Smith 3:19.09

Distance Medley:
3. FAMU "A" 1) Lamere Buchanon, 2) Isaiah Smith, 3) McDaniel Olivier, 4) Elias Cheshire 10:14.01

Shot Put:
23. Dennis McGee 13.85m (45-05.25)
25. Xavier Mackey 13.26m (43-06.00)

Weight Throw:
33. Xavier Mackey 12.49 (40-11.75)
34. Dennis McGee 12.20m (40-00.50)

8. Jean Leon 4158

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