Florida A&M Opens Indoor Season At Clemson
FAMU WOMEN’S RECAP
CLEMSON, S.C. (Dec. 8) - The FAMU Women’s Track Team compiled 27 Top Ten finishes in 13 events in the Clemson University Indoor Opener on Saturday at the Clemson Indoor Facility.
Rachel Robertson’s victory in the High Jump (1.65 meters) led the way for FAMU, which also got a victory in the Pole Vault from DiCaria Alvarez (2.95 meters).
FAMU had three second place finishes posted by Lonzetta Simpkins in the 400 Meters (57.76); Tiara Corbett in the Triple Jump (12.02 meters), and Catherine Bryant in the High Jump (1.55 meters), while a pair of third place finishes came from Emmax Kiplagat in the 3000 Meters (10:24.68) and , Jazmyn Dennis in the Triple Jump (11.98 meters), and the 4x400 Relay team of Lonzetta Simpkins, Breeanna Mahone, Ilyria Johnson and Kinnedy Bowers (3:54.53).
FULL FAMU WOMEN’S RESULTS
60 METER DASH (Prelims): 5-Tiara Corbett, 7.66q; 11-Ilyria Johnson, 7.81; 14-Kinnedy Bowers, 7.85.
200 METER DASH: 5-Breeanna Mahone, 25.31; 8T-Ilyria Johnson, 25.64; 8T-Kinnedy Bowers, 25.64.
400 METER DASH: 2-Lonzetta Simpkins, 57.76; 6-Breeanna Mahone, 58.47.
3000 METER RUN: 3-Emmax Kiplagat, 10:24.68; 5-Shalet Mitei, 10:44.93; 6-Mercy Rotich, 11:04.04; 7-Sharon Kibiwott, 11:09.00; 8-Nancy Murgor, 11:13.36.
60 METER HURDLES (Prelims): 8-Alanni Wood, 9.14q.
60 METER HURDLES (Final): 6-Alnni Wood, 8.90.
4x400 METER RELAY: 3-FAMU “A” (Lonzetta Simpkins, Breeanna Mahone, Ilyria Johnson, and Kinnedy Bowers), 3:54.53.
HIGH JUMP: 1-Rachel Robertson, 1.65m; 2-Catherine Bryant, 1.55m.
POLE VAULT: 1-DiCaria Alvarez, 2.95m; 2-Jazmyn Dennis NH
LONG JUMP: 9-Breeanna Mahone, 5.08m; 13-Catherine Bryant, 4.60m.
TRIPLE JUMP: 2-Tiara Corbett, 12.02m; 3-Jazmyn Dennis, 11.98m; 4-Rachel Robertson, 11.80m; 5-Brianna Washington, 11.46m.
SHOT PUT: 4-Taylor Goram, 13.84m; 5-Dorian Solomon, 13.44m; 10-Markeisha Lewis, 10.72m.
WEIGHT THROW: 4-Onnika Scott, 16.43m; 8-Taylor Goram, 15.60m; 12-Alelee Figueroa, 13.74m; 13-Georgette Simpson, 13.72m; 14-Olivia Simmons, 13.51m; 16-Markeisha Lewis, 12.43m.
FAMU MEN’S RECAP
CLEMSON, S.C. (Dec. 8) - The Rattler Men’s Track Team turned in some top performances in their first action of the 2018-19 season, at Clemson Saturday, posting a combined 16 Top Ten finishes overall, led by Kani Falconer’s first place in the Triple Jump (13.85 meters).
FAMU’s Men had two second place finishes in the Weight Throw by Joshua Butler (14.13 meters) and Brian Kiprop in the Mile Run (4:23.09), and four third place showings, by Timothy Ashley in the 200 Meters (22.01); Jamari Smith in the 400 Meters; Pache` Caldwell in the High Jump (1.96 meters), and Aaron Hanna in the Shot Put (14.11 meters).
FULL FAMU MEN’S RESULTS
60 METER DASH (Prelims): 7-Timothy Ashley, 6.95q; 11-Michael Poole, 7,06; 14-Jordan Nance, 7.15.
60 METER DASH (Final): 8-Timothy Ashley, 7.00.
200 METER DASH: 3-Timothy Ashley, 22.01; 8-Jordan Nance, 22.72; 9-Michael Poole, 23.04.
400 METER DASH: 3-Jamari Smith, 48.38; 8-Jaylyn Scott, 50.11; 10-Ralph Goodman, 50.25.
MILE RUN: 2-Brian Kiprop, 4:23.09.
HIGH JUMP: 3-Pache` Caldwell, 1.96m.
LONG JUMP: 4-Herendre` Fair, 6.39m.
TRIPLE JUMP: 1-Kani Falconer, 13.85m.
SHOT PUT: 3-Aaron Hanna, 14.11m; 5-Joshua Butler, 13.17m; 7-Michael Moore, 12.06m.
WEIGHT THROW: 2-Joshua Butler, 14.13m; 3-Korteece Baker, 13.51m.