Hall Claims Hurdles Title In MEAC Indoor Championship


Cameron Hall
Cameron Hall

Savannah State junior Cameron Hall claimed the gold in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 7.88 at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Indoor Track and Field Championship this weekend in Landover, Maryland.

Hall was joined at the top of the rankings by teammate Kenshard Hamilton, who finished second in the 60 meter dash with a time of 6.84, and sophomore Dolphurs Hayes, who won silver in the pole vault with a distance of 4.55m (14’11”).

In the 4×400 relay, the team of Hall, Kristopher Ballou, Lemaar Shakir and Justin Leggett finished 8th with a time of 2:26.54. Ballou finished the 800 meter dash with a time of 1:58.74 for a 14th place finish.

Hampton University won the overall team scoring with a 114, followed by Bethune-Cookman (109), North Carolina A&T (95), Florida A&M (67) and Howard (64). SSU placed 10th with a team score of 31.

For the Lady Tigers,

Jazy Seay-Blane won silver in the 400 meter dash with a time of 55.34. Alysia Potts joined her teammate on the podium, garnering a third place finish in the women’s pole vault with a distance of 2.89m (9’ 5.75”).

Jaymi White placed 7th in the long jump with a distance of 5.46m (17’11”) and finished 4th in the pentathlon with a score of 3135. In the triple jump, Rajeanne Jarrett recorded a distance of 11.37m (37’ 8.5”) for an 8th place finish.

The Lady Tigers finished in 9th overall with a team score of 22. The Hampton Lady Pirates won the team scoring with a 147, followed by Florida A&M (133), Morgan State (74), Norfolk State (64) and Bethune-Cookman (63).


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