|UNCW Men 2nd, Women 3rd At CAA Champs|
TOWSON, Maryland – UNCW athletes combined to win seven event championships at the Colonial Athletic Association Track & Field championships, but the Seahawks came up short, finishing second in the men’s meet and third in the women’s on Saturday at Unitas Stadium.
William & Mary captured the team titles in both the men and women’s meets.
Senior sprinter Jeremy Johnson led the Seahawk men with event wins in the 100 meters (10.60 seconds) and running a leg of the 4x100 relay with Cam White, Jordan Reed and David Lindsay. His third-place finish in the 200 meters also earned him All-CAA honors.
Junior Meena Reid gave UNCW a sweep of the 100 meters when she clocked in with a first-place time of 11.66. Reid also earned All-CAA honors in the 200 meters (second) and the 4x100 (third).
UNCW also posted a sweep of the Discus Throw with Kyle Barbour (153-3) taking the gold for the men and sophomore Clarissa Perkins winning the women’s with a mark of 147-9. Barbour added All-CAA honors with second place showing in the Hammer and Perkins also earned all-conference honors when she placed third in the women’s Discus.
Junior Anthony Colon captured top honors in the 400 Hurdles with a time of 54.26.
Rounding out UNCW’s event winners was junior Aerial Chatman who claimed the Triple Jump with a distance of 48-feet.
UNCW All-CAA Honors:
Women: Meena Reid (100m, 200m, 4x100); Hailey Blackburn (100m, 4x100); Krista Mangum (100h, 4x100); Rachel Quinn (3000SC); Maya Baxter (4x100); Emily Kimble (High Jump); Clarissa Perkins (Shot Put, Discus; Dn Cherry (Hammer)
Men: Jeremy Johnson (100m, 200m, 4x100); David Lindsay (100m, 110h, 4x100); Dylan Skinner (800m, 4x400); Anthony Colon (400h); Matthew Foster (400h); Cameron White (4x100); Jordan Reed (4x100); Kyle McLendon (4x400); Trip Foreman (4x400); Jamar Collins-Hall (4x400); Tyler Allard (High Jump); Kevin Webb (Pole Vault); Cam Walton (Long Jump, Triple Jump); Aerial Chatman (Triple Jump); Kyle Barbour (Discus, Hammer); AJ Dow (Javelin)
Men: 1. William & Mary 185; 2. UNCW 178; 3. Northeastern 158