BCU Men, FAMU Women Lead MEAC Track Heading Into Final Day

The Sunshine State has flexed its muscle through the first two days of the MEAC Track and Field Championships. The Bethune-Cookman men and Florida A&M women both sit atop the team standings after Friday’s events at Irwin Belk Track Complex on the campus of NC A&T.

The FAMU women hold a 48-44 lead over their in-state rival Bethune Cookman. FAMU got a big boost from Shawanna Steplight, who won the heptathlon on Friday. Defending champion Hampton is in sixth-place in the women’s bracket with 18.5 points, and host A&T right behind them with 18.

On the men’s side, BCU has racked up 70 points, more 31 more than second-place Maryland-Eastern Shore. Defending champion Hampton is tied with Howard for third with 21 points heading into the final day.

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