BOWIE, Md. – The first day of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Outdoor Athletics Championships was marked by Creedence Jackson’s (Lanham, MD) first place in the pole vault for the Bowie State Track and Field Team Friday afternoon from the BSU Track and Field Complex.
To meet: 2022 CIAA Outdoor Athletics Championship
Location: Bowie, MD (BSU Athletics Complex)
- Jackson was the only athlete to place in the pole vault, posting a mark at 2.80m – his first individual win in his debut campaign.
- Kenny Amaya (Bladensburg, MD) took bronze in the shot put with a throw of 14.61m while Gray Movado (Lanham, MD) placed seventh at 13.14m, Alonzo Fluellen (Phenix City, MD) finished 11and overall (11.54m) and Isa McDonald (Greenbelt, MD) finished 13and in total at 10.38 m.
- Ratez McLaurin (Waldorf, MD) took eighth place with a jump of 6.12m in the long jump.
- Eric Thomas Talley (Richmond, Virginia), Shane Massy (Lewes, DE) and Frederick Eiland, II (Columbia, MD) all finished fifth (4:20.26), sixth (4:23.30) and seventh (4.29.33), respectively in the 1500m race.
- Besides, Green Thaddeus (Accokeek, MD) placed ninth (4:45.67) in the 1,500m race.
- Kareem Kelsick (Upper Marlboro, MD) qualified for the 400 hurdles finals with a final time of 1:02.49 for eighth place in the preliminaries.
- Massey qualified for the 800m final, after posting a time of 1:57.49 in the preliminary run.
VSU leads the men’s standings with 60 points followed by Bowie State with 28 points and Johnson C. Smith with 27 after five events.
The championship will conclude on Saturday, May 7 with the field events starting at 9 a.m., followed by the running events at 1 p.m.
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