Track Stars 2017-05-19T05:22:23+00:00

McCorory (cont’d)

mccroroy,francena.hampton.2After graduating from Hampton, McCorory has continued to build her resume:
50.49- (second)… the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which qualified her for the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.
50.29- (first)…the Herculis meet in Monaco a month later
50.24 … semi-finals of the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

 In the finals, she finished fourth in her first experience on the world stage. She went on to anchor the United States team to a gold medal in the 4×400 m relay 

50.06- The Adidas Grand Prix leading into the Olympic Trials At the 2012 Summer Olympics, McCorory competed in the 400m and 4x400m relay. In the 400m final, McCorory finished 7th with a time of 50.33. On the relay, McCorory ran the 3rd leg of the women’s 4 x 400m (in a leg time of 49.39), with DeeDee Trotter, Allyson Felix, and Sanya Richards-Ross, with the winning time being 3:16.87, the 3rd fastest time in Olympic history behind the Soviet Union and USA at the 1988 Summer Olympics, and the 5th fastest time overall 

2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships…she improved her personal record to 50.01. In finishing second, she qualified for the 2013 World Championships where she improved her personal best under 50 to 49.86 in the semi-final round.

2014 World Indoor Championships… double gold medal winner taking the 400 meters and the 4×400 relay titles.
2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships… improved personal record to 49.48, defeating Sanya Richards.

 McCorory named HBCU Top 30 Under 30 … June 2014.  She is the reigning IAAF 400 meter Indoor World Champion  

Major competition record

Year       Competition                                      Position   Event                    Time
2008     NACAC U-23 Championships        7th (h)    400m                     53.51 A
Toluca, México
2011      World Championships                      4th          400 m                    50.45
Daegu, South Korea                                         1st          4×400 m relay       3:18.09
2012      Olympic Games                                  7th          400 m                    50.33
London, United Kingdom                               1st           4×400 m relay      3:16.88
2013      World Championships                      6th          400 m                    50.68
Moscow, Russia                                                2nd         4×400 m relay      3:20.41
2014      World Indoor Championships        1st            400 m                   51.12
Sopot, Poland                                                    1st            4×400 m relay     3:24.83
2015      World Relay Championships           1st            4×400m R           3:19.39
Nassau, Bahamas


NCAA Div. II Champions

1. 2015-Omar-Johnson-st.-aug-400mOmar Johnson, J.C. Smith
400M Champ

1. 2015._st-augs-nccaaII-champsSt. Augustine’s Men’s Team
NCAA II Champs

1. 2015._david_shaw-st-augs-nccaaII-triple-jump-champDavid Shaw, St. Augustine’s
Triple Jump Champ

St. Aug’s Falcons: The Best in the Nation in Div. II

(St. Augustine’s Sport Information Office)1. 2015-St._Augs-rp_primary_Burkheart_Ellis_Jr_At_NCAA_OutdoorsThe Saint Augustine’s University men’s and women’s teams led the nation with the most NCAA Division II All-America Outdoor Track & Field honors according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. 
The Falcons, who captured their third consecutive NCAA Division II Outdoor Men’s Championship on Saturday, May 23, had a nation-leading 12 first-team All-Americans in the men’s division which was the most, regardless of gender. The Lady Falcons tied Grand Valley State University for the most nationally with 11 first-team All-Americans in the women’s division.
Burkheart Ellis, Jr. (Jr./Raleigh, NC), finished third in the 200-meter dash to give the Falcons a 53-50 win over the University of Findlay for the men’s national title…Ellis earned three All-America awards (one of six male competitors in the championship meet with three or more honors). Lady Falcon Tia-Adana Belle (So./St. George, Barbados), the 400-meter hurdles champion, was one of five women to earn three or more All-America accolades.

Falcons’ & Lady Falcons’ Outdoor Track & Field All-Americans
(Scholar-Athletes garnered first-team USTFCCCA All-America recognition by finishing among the top eight in their respective events. For the first time, scholar-athletes received second-team All-America honors for ninth through 12
th place)
MEN
(First Team)
Moussa Dembele 110 Meter Hurdles
JaQuan Demiel 4×100 Relay
Burkheart Ellis, Jr. 200 Meters
Burkheart Ellis, Jr. 400 Meters
Burkheart Ellis, Jr. 4×100 Relay
Khari Herbert, Jr. 400 Meters
Kevaughn Hewitt 4×100 Relay
Immanuel Hutchinson 800 Meters
Daniel Jamieson 100 Meters
Daniel Jamieson 4×100 Relay
Omar Johnson 400 Meters
David Shaw, Jr. Triple Jump
WOMEN
(First Team)
Sherrie-Ann Ashman 4×100 Relay
Sherrie-Ann Ashman 4×400 Relay
Tia-Adana Belle 400 Meter Hurdles
Tia-Adana Belle 4×100 Relay
Tia-Adana Belle 4×400 Relay
Shakinah Brooks 4×100 Relay
Shakinah Brooks Long Jump
Fanta Fofana 4×400 Relay
Ornella Livingston 4×100 Relay
Cherrisse Lynch 4×400 Relay
Amenze Uhunmwangho Long Jump
(Second Team)
Amenze Uhunmwangho Triple Jump