UMES Has Many Hawks Competing at MEAC Indoor Track Championships
LANDOVER, Md. – The Hawks are in Landover, Md. for the 2016 MEAC Indoor Track Championships taking place this weekend. Events will take place through Sunday, Feb. 14.
Many student-athletes from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne will be competing in the events this weekend. Shelasia Leith and Naje Benton will be jumping and many others will be running in events. Khalil Rmidi Kinini will compete in the 5,000-meter run and sophomore Dypna Umunakwe is in the 200-meter dash. Sophomore Brandon Carter will be competing in seven events at the MEAC Indoor Track Championships.
Sophomore Tanise Edwards and junior Shauntel Lucius will competes in jumps. Taj Showalter will compete in hurdles while freshman Lenneisha Gilbert will be one of the ladies competing in the 400-meter dash. Senior Donisha Porter will lead the three women throwing and freshman Jordan Leon and junior Jennaya Hield will lead the five mid-distance runners.
Junior Kevin Stanford will be jumping and Senior Rico Duncan will be competing in the distance medley races and the weight throw.
An awards ceremony will follow the final races on Saturday.