BALTIMORE, Md. — Howard University women’s track & field scored three victories here competing in the annual Morgan Legacy, hosted by Morgan State Saturday at Hughes Stadium.
Howard senior Melanie White won the 1500-meter run with a 4:36.54 mark. Second-year Bison Joslyn Crosby claimed gold in the 5000-meter run, producing a 18:57.00 time. Senior Breanna McDonald also competed and finished behind Crosby (18:58.21).
Coppin State runners Halutie Hor and Jahmei Wyatt also won events. A junior from Kumasi, Ghana, Hor took gold in the 100-meter dash in a personal-record 11.47 while taking third in the 200-meter dash in 23.93, which is also a personal best.
Clocking a 2:13.82 in the 800-meter run, Wyatt cruised to a victory in the event while taking second in the 1,500-meter run in a personal record 4:41.63.
Junior standout John Purvis of Morgan State notched first place in the shot put on Saturday, which highlighted the Bears’ performances.
North Carolina Central captured three event victories and two runner-up performances Saturday.
NCCU junior Joidon Boddie, the 2023 MEAC indoor triple jump champion, won her second women’s triple jump event of the outdoor season with a mark of 12.26 meters.
Junior Brenden Finger earned his first career triumph in the men’s high jump with a leap of 1.88 meters, while senior Ashton Drake accomplished the first event victory of his collegiate track and field career by recording a time of 10:32.71 in the men’s 3000-meter steeplechase.
The Delaware State track & field team has members Tayshaun Chisholm and Peter Kamanu victories. Chisholm won the 110-meter hurdles with a final time of 13.84 seconds, while Kamanu claimed first place in the pole vault after topping out a height of 4.50 meters.