Saturday, May 7, 2016

No. 3 Wiley Wildcats Shatter Three School Records at Masked Rider Open

LUBBOCK, Texas -- The third-ranked Wiley College men's track and field team won three events in record-breaking fashion at Texas Tech University's Masked Rider Open Friday at the Terry and Linda Fuller Track and Field Complex.

Quinn-Lee Ralph (JR/Trinidad &Tobago), who is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-American candidate ran 10.08 to win the 100-meter dash. His time broke his previous school record of 10.22, which he set earlier this year. In the 200-meter dash, Ralph won with a time of 20.78 - which broke Dan-Neil Telesford (SR/Trinidad)'s mark of 20.82.

Marbeq Edgar (FR/St. Lucia), who is a NAIA All-American candidate in the 800-meter run, set a new Wiley record with a time of 1:49.46. His time broke his previous mark of 1:51.08.

Moriba Morain (SO/Trinidad &Tobago), who is a NAIA All-American candidate in the 100-meter dash, finished just behind Ralph at 10.10. He ran a 21.11 to finish fourth in the 200-meter dash. Oraine Palmer (FR/Kingston, Jamaica) finished sixth (21.43) and Machael Mark (JR/Princess Town, Trinidad) finished seventh (21.49). Palmer also finished ninth in the 100-
meter dash (10.33). Woods finished 10th in the 400-meter dash (48.32).

Mark finished 11th in the 100-meter dash (10.57) and sixth in the long jump (6.78) Leonard Kiprono (SO/Eldore, Kenya) finished third in the 3,000-meter steeple chase (10.55.11). Roger Ali (JR/Trinidad and Tobago) finished 18th in the 400-meter dash (50.11).

The Wildcats hope to add to their national qualifiers in the Last Chance Meet in Huntsville, Texas, on May 14.


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