Track (and Field) is Alive and Well

The pandemic that halted all major sporting events caused a lot of concerns about whether HBCU sports could survive. We got a glimpse of the competitiveness of one of the programs in the NCAA Indoor Championships held on  March 11-13, 2021 in Fayetteville, AR. The North Carolina A&T help open the season with some impressive performances.

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Track and Field has seen some of sports greatest performers and performances. You may have witnessed some epic highlights in the past, but there are competitors who are creating eye-popping moments in HBCU track. Browse the links below to relive the experiences!

HBCU Track 2021

CIAA 
MEAC  
MEAC Outdoor Championships
Fri May 7-Sat May 8
Greensboro, NC
SIAC
Alice Coachman Invitational  April 15-16
NCAA DII National Championships
May 27-29, 2021
Grand Rapids, MI
SWAC
M/W Outdoor Track and Field Championships 
Thursday, May 6 – Saturday, May 8, 2021 Prairie View, TX

Best in the Nation…  
Grant rolls 7:11 in the NSU Invitational

NCAA Women Indoor Championship
Women 60M finals
Kemba Nelson, Oregon (7.05)
Twanisha Terry, USC (7.14)
Kiara Grant, Norfolk State 7.16

Other contenders:
Deonca Bookman
, Prairie View A&M (400 M hurdles; men’s 4-x-100 relay)
Jaelen Williams, Hampton University (400 M hurdles)
Jamie Brown, Alabama State (long jump; 4-x-100 men’s relay team)
Amber Hughes, Tennessee State (women’s triple jump)
Khalil Rmidi Kinini, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (3,000 M steeplechase)

Team: Aggies Women finished 45th in NCAA Indoor Championships

The NC A&T Aggies stunned the field at the NCAA Indoor Championship as they captured the 4×400 relay in 3:03.16 secs. They defeated Kentucky (3:03.61), Tennessee (3:04.10), Georgia (3:04.84) and Florida (3:06.31)).
Aggies: Randolph Ross, Akeem Sirleaf, Daniel Stokes, Trevor Stewart.

Other HBCU contenders:
Men 200 M finals 
4th
Javonte HARDING, NC A&T [Fr.]   20.39
400 M finals
2nd Randolph ROSS
, NC A&T [So.]  44.99
7th Trevor STEWART, NC A&T [Sr.] 45.83
60 M
2 Tavarius WRIGHT
, NC A&T [Sr.] 6.64
Men Triple Jump
12 Chris WELCH
, Houston Baptist [Jr.]  15.90m  52-2
Long Jump
12
Brandon HICKLIN,NC A&T [Jr.] 7.41m  24-3¾
Scoring
Aggies Men team finished 5th (behind Oregon, LSU, Georgia, and Florida)