LU Track competes at Pittsburg State

Jameaka Mannings (right) after competing in the 400m.

Article and Photos by Shanthamoi Brown/Clarion News

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Lincoln University track team participated at the Rumble in the Jungle Invitational on Jan. 21, 2022, at Pittsburg State University. There were several great performances on the day.

In the women’s 60m, Shanette Allison managed to stop the clock at 7.86 seconds to finish sixth overall, with Ray-Donna Lee 14th and Annalisa Barclay 19th, respectively. On the men’s side in the 60m, freshman Dervin Walker’s 7.31 was good enough to finish 32nd overall.

In the women’s 200m, Nehlia Mills and Shantae George managed to get in the top 10 finishing 8th and 9th, respectively. In the men’s 200m, Jamar Treasure finished fourth overall with a time of 22.26.

Lincoln managed to get two places in the top five of the women’s 400m as Jameaka Mannings and Shevanae Thomas recorded the same time, 58.25. In the men’s 400m, LU runners managed three top 10 finishes, with Reuben Nichols 6th overall with 49.31 seconds, DauJaughn Murray 9th overall with 49.98 and Shanthamoi Brown 10th overall with 50.02. Sprinter Shemar Fletcher stopped the clock at 52.17.

Kelly-Ann Beckford won the 800m for women’s overall 2:12.17 seconds, which was also a meet record and a provisional time. Chrissani May was 6th overall with a time of 2:17.92, also under the previous record. Kewani Campbell won his heat in the men’s 800m, but was placed 8th overall with a new personal best of 1:56.80 seconds.

In the 600 yards, Aliyah George placed 10th overall for women’s, while in the men’s 600 yards Kevaughn Goldson’s 1:15.68 seconds was 6th overall on the day and Stavin Brown 1:16.62 was 10th overall.

The men were 3rd best on the day in the 4x400m with 3:17.86 seconds. For more results, go to http://milesplit.live/meets/457189

Shemar Fletcher (left), Shanthamoi Brown (right), and Reuben Nichols (background) warming up for the 400m.
Kewani Campbell, sophomore, looking at his 800m time.
Chrissani May after the meet at Pittsburg State University.

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