Lincoln women win, men third
Four Tigers set meet records on Saturday
FAYETTE, Mo. – The Lincoln University women placed first, while the men came in third at the Asics/Breast Cancer Awareness Invitational that took place on Saturday at Central Methodist University.
The lady Blue Tigers collected 149 points, while Truman State came in second with 94.50. On the men's side, Lincoln accumulated 84 points, finishing just four points off of first-place Central Methodist's 88 points.
On the women's side, Latoya King set a meet record time of 11.53 in the 100-meter to claim first. Her time broke the old mark set by Blue Tiger Jhanell Brown in 2009 (11.79). Latoya Campbell (11.89) and Brown (11.94) finished in second and third, respectively.
King also took the title in the 200-meter with a time of 24.52, beating out three other Blue Tiger teammates. Campbell came in second (25.38), Michelle Cumberbatch came in third (25.47) and Brown came across fourth (25.50).
Keniesha Jones grabbed the title in the 400-meter with a time of 55.69, as she bested teammate Cumberbatch's second-best time of 55.97.
Twishana Williams then took over, as she won both the 1,500-meter run (4:39.07) to break the old meet record time of 4:47.81 set back in 2009 and the 5,000-meter run (18:22.97).
Sanchia Lee and Yanique Haye came in first and second, respectively, in the 100-meter hurdles, as Lee took the tile with a time of 13.87 to break the old meet record time of 14.82 set in 2009, while Haye crossed with a time of 14.34.
Four Blue Tigers came in first through fourth in the 400-meter hurdles, as Jones took the title with a time of 59.29, which broke Haye's old meet record time of 1:01.76 set last year. Haye came in second (1:00.02), Lee in third (1:02.25) and Latoya Campbell in fourth (1:02.27).
Miller also grabbed team points in the long jump, as her leap of 5.44-meters placed her in seventh.
Kimberly Hodges and Lee placed in fourth and fifth in the triple jump, with Lee snagging a distance of 11.79m to 11.57m for Lee.
On the men's side, Dona-Ray Jones placed in the top-three in the 200-meter with a time of 22.13 to place third. Rashawn Hugg was right behind coming in fourth with a time of 22.35.
Dwain Bryden sprinted to a time of 48.37 in the 400-meter to place third, Hugg grabbed fifth with a time of 49.04. Jones also collected two team points placing seventh with a time of 49.10 and Kevaughn Hewitt in eighth for one team point (49.18).
Jermaine Blake set a meet record time of 1:52.14 in the 800-meter run to grab the title a break the old mark set last year (1:53.46). Neville Daley added five team points placing fifth with a time of 1:54.32.
In the hurdles events, Joel Whyte came in fourth with a time of 14.77 in the 110-meter hurdles, while Orain McLeggon snagged second in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.46. Kemar Norgrove added two team points placing seventh with a time of 56.21.
The 4x100-meter relay team of Hugg, Jones, Whyte and Khorey Spalding placed first with a time of 41.28.
The 4x400-meter relay team of Hewitt, Daley, Blake and Hugg also came in first with a time of 3:14.56 that not only beat the next closest time by almost six seconds (3:20.50), but set a meet record time that was set in 2009 (3:18.28).
In the high jump, Machel Baker claimed the title with a jump of 2.01m.