LADY BEARS TRACK & FIELD CONCLUDE AGGIE INVITE, WINT SETS NEW PROGRAM RECORD IN 800 METER RACE

LADY BEARS TRACK & FIELD CONCLUDE AGGIE INVITE, WINT SETS NEW PROGRAM RECORD IN 800 METER RACE

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Despite a rainy forecast for the two-day meet, the Shaw University women's outdoor track and field team showed progress at the 2019 Aggie Invitational hosted by North Carolina A&T State University Saturday afternoon at the BB&T Stadium.

 

Junior Kaydi-Ann Wint (Kingston, Jamaica) smashed her record in the 800m run, punching in a time of 2:13.05 for a first place finish her heat and 10th overall finish. Wint had set the record in 2018 with an original time of 2:14.94 in the event.

 

Other Notable Highlights

  • Laquell Harris (Nassau, Bahamas) earned a fifth place finish in the shot put with a toss of 11.94m.
  • Shaw grabbed seventh overall in the 4x100m relay (48.30) that included sophomore Damoni Neal (Newport News, VA), senior La'Cherie Clarke (Raleigh, NC), junior Yanika McCrea (Kingston, Jamaica) and Wint.
  • Wint came in second place in her heat of the 400m dash with a time of 56.42, good for seventh place overall.
  • Neal won her heat in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:06.90 which was good for 18th overall.

 

Next up, Shaw compete in the UCS Open in Columbia, S.C. on Apr. 20.

 

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