BRADENTON, Florida -- The Johnson C. Smith University women's 4x400m relay team captured the NCAA Title in the final race of the third and final day at the IMG Academy Stadium in Bradenton, Florida on Saturday night.
The team of Crystal Campbell (St. Catherine, Jamaica), Fellan Ferguson (Trelawny, Jamaica), Domenique Julius-Williams (Oshawa, Ontario), and Tovea Jenkins (St. James, Jamaica) were able to outdistance the second-place team from Shorter by nearly three seconds on their way to the title.
In other events, JCSU's women claimed two second-place finishes when Ferguson posted a 2:04.46 in the 800m and Jenkins claimed second in the 400m with a 52.42. Teammate
Kendra Clarke (Edmonton, Alberta) came in fourth in the 400m with a 53.30. Mayah Edwards (Kingston, Jamaica) finished in 5th place with an 11.79 in the 100m
In the lone field event for JCSU, recent graduate LaTondra Morrow (Charlotte, N.C.) finished 11th by jumping to a 1.67m height.
On the men's side, Patrick Campbell (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica) and Kyle Robinson (Levelland, Tex.) finished in 5th and 8th place, respectively, in the 400m hurdles. Campbell posted a 52.01 while Robinson ran to a 54.35. Teammate Joshua Cunningham (Toronto, Ontario) claimed a 5th place finish in the 400m with a 46.23.
In the 4x400m relay, the JCSU team of Campbell, Cunningham, Waynee Hyman (Warwick, N.Y.) and Robinson posted a 5th place time of 46.23 to round out the men's competition.
As a team, the JCSU men finished tied for 21st place with 12 team points. The JCSU women finished in a tie for 6th place with 35 team points.
St. Augustine's won the men's team title while Pittsburg St. claimed the women's team title.
NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships, May 26-28, 2016
Bradenton, Fla. (IMG Academy)
JCSU Participant Schedule/Results
|Event||Name||Prelim Results/Event Time||Finals Event Time (Sat)|
|Men's 400m Hurdles||Patrick Campbell||6th, 51.79 (Q)||5th, 52.01|
|Men's 400m Hurdles||Kyle Robinson||7th, 51.92 (Q)||8th, 54.35|
|Men's 400m||Joshua Cunningham|
|10th, 47.10 (Q)|
8th, 46.90 (DNQ)
|Men's 200m||Waynee Hyman||9th, 21.16 (DNQ)||N/A|
|Men's 4x400||Campbell, Cunningham, Hyman, Robinson||7th, 3:10.29 (Q)||6th, 3:09.84|
|Women's 100m||Mayah Edwards|
|8th, 11.83 (Q)|
21st, 12.69 (DNQ)
|Women's 400m||Kendra Clarke|
|4th, 53.95 (Q)|
2nd, 53.41 (Q)
|Women's 800||Fellan Ferguson|
|2nd, 2:08.41 (Q)|
|Women's High Jump||LaTondra Morrow||11th, 1.67m|
|Women's 4x100||Campbell, Quince, Edwards, Richards||9th, 46.18 (DNQ)||N/A|
|Women's 4x400||Julius-Williams, Clarke, Ferguson, Jenkins||1st, 3:37.89 (Q)||1st, 3:35.42|
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