TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Four Jamaicans secured victories at Saturday’s 38th running of the FSU Relays.
Edward Clarke, Nathon Allen, Gleneve Grange and Kellion Knibb are the Jamaicans who won their events.
Clarke, representing Florida State, won the men’s 100m in 10.34secs, beating Cra’Vorkian Carson of Souterhn Mississippi, 10.38, and Kieran Showler-Davis, 10.45.
Auburn student Allen logged his victory in the men’s 400m with a 46.63 run. He beat Alex Amankwah 46.65secs and Bahamian Teray Smith of Auburn, 46.79.
Another Jamaican Sashel Brown of Auburn, in the women’s 400m, ended third with 54.59secs. Shaquania Dorsett of Florida State won the event in 53.47 ahead of Mariam Kromah, 54.57.
In the field, former Holmwood athlete now FSU star Grange, won the women’s shot out with a throw of 15.88m to beat Brashe Wood of Southern Mississippi, 15.15m.
Former St. Jago athlete and Olympian Knibb, representing FSU, threw the discus 60.85 metres to take the top spot in the event ahead of Grange, 56.41.
Another Jamaican and freshman at FSU, Shanice Love, who won at Champs last year for Excelsior, threw 48.16m for 4th.