Andre Ewers

Andre Ewers stared at Saturday’s (12 May) Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Cobb Stadium in  Coral Gables, Florida.

Ewers, representing Florida State, blazed to victory in the men’s 100m, running 10.13s.

Defending champion Cravont Charleston of NC State finished second in 10.21, while Seminoles’ Darryl Haraway ran 10.38 for bronze.

Andre Ewers
Andre Ewers

Andre Ewers also dominated the men’s 200m with a sub-20 time

Ewers, who only attended Siloah Primary School in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, returned even more forceful in the men’s 200m.

He was quick off the curve and powered down the homestretch to cross the line in 19.98 (+2.3m/s wind), more than a half-second ahead of his nearest competitor.

NC State’s Shannon Patterson finished second in 20.54.

“Andre Ewers is really special,” said Florida State head coach Bob Braman.

“He’s now in rare company as one of the best in the 200 of any school in the NCAA.”

Florida State sprinter Andre Ewers earned ACC Championship Men’s Track MVP honours after racing to gold medals in the 100 and 200 meters.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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