A&T Wins Five Indoor Events at Liberty NCATAGGIES.COM Sat, Feb 9
LYNCHBURG, Va. (February 9, 2019) – The North Carolina A&T men’s and women’s indoor track and field athletes had a productive day Saturday.
In addition to Kayla White running the fastest time in the world this year in the 200 meters at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., the Aggies won five events at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational hosted by Liberty University at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex.
It was an especially extraordinary day for junior Tori Ray who was a part of two victories on Saturday. Ray won the 400-meter dash by running a meet record 54.58. Ray along with juniors Sun-Sara Williams and Nilaja Florence and sophomore Payton Russell won the women’s 4x400-meter relay in with a meet record time of 3:43.01.
Junior Kristoni Barnes also took gold at Liberty. Barnes ran the 800m in 2:12.76 to place first. Freshman Monzerad Creary was sixth (2:19.05) and freshman Shalah Means was 10th (2:22.81). Barnes is fourth in the conference in the 800 after she ran 2:12.31 at the Carolina Challenge last week. Barnes and the 4x400 B team (senior Kennedy Thorne, junior TeJyrica Robinson and freshman Paula Salmon) finished fifth in 3:58.51. For the rest of the story: www.ncataggies.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=24500&ATCLID=211790078
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