Track and Field

NC A&T, SC State advance in Track and Field Championships

Aggies and Bulldogs display serious speed in Eugene.

Courtesy: Erin Mizelle

EUGENE, Ore.—South Carolina State junior Tyrell Richard represented the MEAC proudly by running a personal best in the 400-meter dash semifinals on Wednesday. Richard set a school record with a time of 44.70 in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field to advance to the finals.

Aggies rolling

Rodney Rowe from North Carolina A&T State was double trouble on Wednesday in Eugene. He won his heat in the 200-meter semifinals with a 20.49, advancing to the final. The Aggies also advanced to the finals of the men’s 4×100-meter relay running a 39.5 to finish second in its heat race. Rowe was a member of the relay team as well.

Women’s action begins on Thursday at the NCAA Championships. Alabama State will compete in the 4×100 relay semifinals.  Shamaria Lovett of the Lady Hornets will run in the 400-meter hurdles Thursday evening.


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