Jamaicans Shanice Love, Clayton Brown, Roje Stona and Jordan Scott were winners at the weekend’s (2-3 April) Florida Relays held at the University of Florida Percy Beard Track.
Love, formerly of Excelsior, threw 58.79m to take the top spot for Florida State in the women’s discus. Her freshman teammate Caisa-Marie Lindfors finished second with 55.86 and Zakiya Rashid of Miami third with 55.48.
Brown, a senior at the University of Florida, cleared 2.23m to win the men’s high jump. Earnie Sears of USC also cleared the same height, 2.23m but had to settle for second place on countback.
In the men’s 4x100m, Brown helped Florida to victory in 38.89 ahead of Kentucky 39.59.
Scott of USC topped the men’s triple jump with 16.96m. He beat fellow Jamaican Brown 16.41m.
Stona of Clemson won the men’s discus with 59.98m ahead of Charles Lenford Jr. of Kentucky 56.06m and Malik Paul of South Carolina 55.08m.
Joseph Fahnbulleh wins sprint double.
The men’s 200m went to Joseph Fahnbulleh of Florida in 20.10 ahead of Lance Lang of Kentucky 20.51.
Fahnbulleh also won the men’s 100m with 10.23. He won ahead of Lance Lang of Kentucky 10.41 and Marcus Parker of Clemson 10.44.
Tamara Clark of Alabama topped the women’s 200m with a reasonable fast 22.50. Lanae-Tava Thomas of USC, 23.03 and Dajour Miles of Kentucky, 23.36, took the minor places.
Twanisha Terry of USC ran 11.08 to win the women’s 100m ahead of Alabama’s Tamara Clark 11.12 and Jayla Kirkland of Florida State 11.15.
Anna Cockrell of USC ran 12.89 to beat her teammate Jasmine Jones 12.91 and Tiara McMinn of Miami 12.92.
Jamaican Rosealee Cooper, representing Mississippi State, finished fourth in 13.10.
Robert Dunning of Alabama won the men’s 110m hurdles in 13.55 ahead of Tai Brown of Kentucky, 13.64.
Dwight St Hillaire of Kentucky was the men’s 400m winner in 44.74, just ahead of Jacory Patterson of Virginia Tech, 44.81.
It took 51.23 seconds for Kaelin Roberts of USC to cross the line first ahead of Bailey Lear, her teammate in 51.57.
Cameron Samuel of USC won the men’s 400m hurdlers in 49.67 ahead of Robert Dunning of Alabama 49.70.
Anna Cockrell of USC was the women’s 400m hurdles winner in 55.65 ahead of Masai Russell of Kentucky 57.55.
Jamaican Nicolee Foster, representing Clemson, ran 57.73 for third place.
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