Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Johnson C. Smith University Women's Indoor Track & Field Claims CIAA Runner Up Finish

JCSU Women Wins Three Events, Finishes as Runner-Up at CIAA
Indoor Track and Field Championships

Winston-Salem, North Carolina -- The Johnson C. Smith women's indoor track and field team had a total of nine podium finishes and took home three CIAA event championships while finishing as the runner-up at the CIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the JDL FastTrack in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Monday afternoon.

JCSU claimed three championships on the day, with Kendra Clarke (Edmonton, Alberta) taking the crown in the 400m with a time of 54.62.  Domenique Julius-Williams (Oshawa, Ontario) brought home the 800m title with a 2:16.28 and the 4x400 relay team of Clarke, Julius-Williams,
Crystal Campbell (St. Catherine, Jamaica) and Tovea Jenkins (St. James, Jamaica) won by posting a 3:46.52.

Other notable performances by the Golden Bulls included Shamaz Quince (West Palm Beach, Fla.) taking second place in the triple jump and third place in the 60m hurdles.  Fellan Ferguson (Kingston, Jamaica) had a great weekend, as she recorded a second place finish in the 800m and a completed the mile run in third place.

Winston-Salem State took home their second-consecutive title, outdistancing the Golden Bulls by 10 points.  St. Augustine's finished in third behind JCSU with 107.33 points.

Women's Team Standings - Final1.            Winston-Salem State     120
2.            Johnson C. Smith           110
3.            St. Augustine's               107.33
4.            Virginia State                   41.33
5.            Livingstone                       21
6.            Virginia Union                  16
7.            Lincoln                              13.33
8.            Bowie State                        4

JCSU Women's Results – Day 2
60m Hurdles – Finals
3rd           Shamaz Quince                 8.72

60m - Finals
4th           Mayah Edwards               7.68
5th           Trudy-Ann Richards        7.70

400m - Finals
1st           Kendra Clarke                    54.62
2nd          Tovea Jenkins                    55.28

800m – Finals
1st           Domenique Julius-Williams          2:16.28
2nd          Fellan Ferguson                            2:17.67
4th           Tovea Jenkins                                2:24.25

200m – Finals
2nd          Kendra Clarke                 24.93
4th           Trudy-Ann Richards        25.20

Mile - Finals
3rd           Fellan Ferguson                            5:24.09
5th           Domenique Julius-Williams          5:27.84
12th         October Campbell                         5:57.40

4x400 Relay – Finals
1st           JCSU (Clarke, Julius-Williams, C. Campbell, Jenkins)   3:46.52

Shot Put – Finals
11th         Reilyn Powell                     9.07m
15th         Mayah Edwards                 8.43m
17th         Alexus Melton                    7.85m

Triple Jump –Finals
2nd          Shamaz Quince               11.48m
10th         Ramoya Grandison          9.92m


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