Shaw Track Competes At Raleigh Relays
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Shaw men's and women's track teams competed in this weekend's prestigious Raleigh Relays. Over 80 teams competed - most from Division I.
A number of Bears had outstanding performances over the weekend's events.
Two Bears ran well in the men's 100 meter dash. Erick Franks won his heat and finished 36th out of 84 runners with a time of 11.13. Jamar Bateman also finished well - in 40th - in that event with a time of 11.22.
Bateman finished 29th out of 45 hurdlers in the 110 meter high hurdles. His time of 15.55 was good for third in his heat.
Bateman and Franks were also part of the 4 x 200 team that qualified for the finals in that event. They finished eighth with a time of 1:29.25.
DeAngela McDougald won her heat in the women's 400 meter dash with a time of 58.86. Overall, she finished 54th out of 122 runners that competed in that event.
Morgan Moore had an outstanding throw of 34.44 meters in the women's discus, placing her 30th out of 58 competitors.
The Bears and Lady Bears return to the track on Friday when they travel to Durham for the Duke Invitational.