By Shanthamoi Brown/Clarion News
BOLIVAR, Mo. – The Lincoln University track team participated at the SBU Bearcats Invitational on April 2 at Southwest Baptist University.
Freshman Annalisa Barclay leaped out to 11.94m to finish third in the women’s triple jump. Rashane Bartlett and Troy Whyte both advanced to the men’s 60m hurdles after winning their respective prelims. In the finals, Bartlett finished second with a time of 14.13 seconds and Whyte was third in a time of 14.45.
In the female section, Shanette Allison was the fastest qualifier advancing to the finals where she finished second in a season’s best of 13.77.
In the men’s 100m, Tasrico Bell and Jamar Treasure advanced to the finals, while Dervin Walker’s 10.78 missed out on the finals after finishing 10th. In the finals, Bell finished second (10.55) and Treasure was sixth (10.61).
In the women’s equivalent, Hughasia Fyffe and Monae Carey advanced to the finals with the second and sixth fastest times and Barclay ran 12.45 to finish 16th. In the finals, Fyffe took gold running 11.79 and teammate Carey was sixth with a time of 12.01.
The foursome of Shantae George, Aliyah George, Carey, and Fyffe ran 46.84 to win the women’s 4x100m, and in the men’s 4x100m, the quartet of Treasure, Shemar Fletcher, Bell, and Reuben Nichols ran 41.13 to finish second.
Shevanae Thomas won the women’s 400m (56.01), Shantae George was fourth (57.68) and Aliyah George was 14th (1:00.64).
In the women’s 400m hurdle, Maria Diamond took gold with a time of 1:00.03, and in the men’s section, Whyte won overall (51.86), Kewani Campbell was second (52.86), and Bartlett placed nineth (55.76).
The Blue Tiger women recorded three top ten finishes in the women’s 200m, when Shantae George took gold (24.53), Aliyah George was seventh (25.08), and Thomas finished eighth (25.10).
In the men’s section, Nichols captured gold (21.21) and Walker earned silver (21.57).