MEAC Outdoor Track and Field Championship
Irwin Belk Track, BB&T Stadium, Greensboro
Event start times
1-7:45 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4:55 p.m. Saturday
Full event schedule
Free. Spaces available at the Bryan Fitness and Wellness Center Parking lot or the BB&T Stadium lot.
The senior from Miami becomes A&T's first NCAA champion in any sport.
A&T's men's team is No. 19 nationally in the U.S. Track and Field Coaches Association rating index, and the women's team is No. 24. Those are the only programs from historically black colleges or universities in the top 25s. ... A&T senior Kayla White, the university's first national champion from the indoor season, is ranked No. 1 in the East in the 100 (11.04), and freshman Cambrea Sturgis is No. 7 (11.24). Sturgis (22.71) and White (22.74) are Nos. 2 and 3 in the 200. The 4x100 team that includes White and Sturgis ranks 11th (43.91). ... Among A&T men's runners, junior Trevor Stewart is No. 2 in the East in the 400 (44.54 seconds). Senior Rodney Rowe is No. 4 in the East in the 100 (10.10) and No. 13 in the 200 (20.60), and junior Akeem Sirleaf is No. 8 in the 200 (20.50). Senior Michael Dickson ranks No. 8 in the 110 hurdles (13.65). Relay teams are No. 4 in the 4x100 (39.14) and No. 7 in the 4x400 (3:05.13).
The top 48 athletes and top 24 relay teams earn berths in two NCAA regional competitions May 28-30. The East Preliminary will be at Jacksonville, Fla. ... The NCAA championships are June 5-8 at Austin, Texas.