Sunday, February 7, 2016

MSU Men’s 4x400 Meter Squad Takes Second at the Armory Track Invite

NEW YORK, New York –  The Bears racked up a couple of solid performances as the men's track and field team wrapped up competition at the Armory Track Invitational Saturday night in New York City.

Desean White and Fonyi Agendia advanced to the 60-meters semifinals where they both clocked in with a time of 6.88.

In the 400-meter dash, Joel Roberson posted a seventh place time of 48.43, while teammate Evan Johnson finished eighth with a time of 48.49.

Onyx Johnson posted a Top 10 finish in the 800-meter run by placing ninth in a time of 1:53.22. Devon Hairston advanced to the semifinals of the 60-meter hurdles where he posted a time of 8.43.

In the field events, Lloyd Hylton continued to tear it up on the runway for the Bears. Hylton claimed eighth place with a mark with a personal best leap of 7.19m (23'7¼").

Closing out the meet was the 4x400-meter relay team comprised of Donovan St. Louis, Evan Johnson, Onyx Johnson and Joel Roberson. The quartet crossed the tape in a time of 3:11.96 behind Mississippi State (3:09.31). It marked a season best time for the Bears, and the second fastest time in the MEAC this season.

The schedule continues when the Bears compete in the MEAC Indoor Track & Field Championships, which will run at the Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex in in Landover, Maryland on Feb. 11-13.

Complete Results

Armory Track Invitational
Feb. 5-6, 2016
Armory Track & Field Center
New York, N.Y.

60 Meters College

19. Desean White, 6.88
20. Fonyi Agendia, 6.88

60 Meters

23. Desean White, 6.92
25. Fonyi Agendia, 6.93
45. Kevin Leach, 7.10
47. Lloyd Hylton, 7.11
52. Joel Roberson, 7.15
54. Wilfred Asamoah, 7.18
60. Devon Hairston, 7.26

200 Meters
9. Desean White, 21.97
15. Evan Johnson, 22.36
16. Donovan St. Louis, 22.38
21. Kevin Leach, 22.51

400 Meters
7. Joel Roberson, 48.43
8. Dajuan Harding, 48.49
22. Donovan St. Louis, 49.71
24. Onyx Johnson, 49.79

800 Meters
9. Onyx Johnson, 1:53.22
35. Haneef Hardy, 1:57.21

60 Meter Hurdles

23. Devon Hairston, 8.43

60 Meter Hurdles
25. Devon Hairston, 8.27
28. Wilfred Asamoah, 8.38

4x400 Relay Division 4
2. Morgan State 'A', 3:11.96
(Donovan St. Louis, Evan Johnson, Onyx Johnson, Joel Roberson)

Long Jump
8. Lloyd Hylton, 7.19m


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