LU's best time of the afternoon came in the finals of the 60m dash, where Roberto Smith placed third in 6.74. That time stands as an automatic qualifier for the NCAA Division II National Championships, and is also the third-fastest time in the country.
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The Blue Tigers had a pair of other third-place results, including in the 60m hurdles, where Stallon Watson finished third in 7.99. Owen Smith took third in the triple jump, posting a top distance of 14.46m, while Orneldo Thomas finished fifth (14.33m) and Sedeekie Edie came in ninth (13.93m). Thomas also competed in the long jump, finishing 10th at 6.86m.
Jeromia Riley had LU's next-best finish of the day, taking fourth in the 800m at 1:50.91. Kevon Robinson also competed in the 800m, placing 10th with a time of 1:54.47. Lincoln's final notable performance came in the 600-yard run, where Edwards placed eighth with a time of 1:13.27.
The Blue Tigers will return to action next Saturday (Feb. 6), as Lincoln travels to Jacksonville, Ill. for the Jim Green Invitational, hosted by Illinois College.
Dan Carr, Assistant AD for Media Relations
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