UMES posts another solid outing for the indoor season with a pair of third places.
UMES Finishes with 14 Top 10 Individual and Team Finishes
Men finish sixth to secure top half performance.
Women's Team Finishes Second, Men Finish Third in Navy Invitational
Women's Team Finishes Second at Delaware, Men Make Strong Home Meet Showing
2011 Outdoor Season: Competed primarily in the 400m, season best: 49.96 at the MEAC Championships ... ran the 200m at the Wake Forest Open in 22.79 ... competed as part of the 4x400-relay team at the Morgan State Legacy Meet, contributing to a first place time of 3:13.95.
2011 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 200m - 22.83 (Giegengack Invitational); 400m - 51.65 (UMES Coach O Invitational); 500m - 1:06.60 (Albany Great Dane Classic); 800m - 2:05.37 (UMES Collegiate Invitational) ... Also competed at the Navy Invitational and NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational.
2010 Cross Country Season: Ran in six meets for UMES ... Finished a season-best 8k time of 33:07.43 at the UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational ... Completed a season-best 5k time of 19:29.48 at the Delaware State Invitational.
High School/Club: Participated in track and field for two years ... Was also team captain both years.
Personal: Born May 1, 1991 in Long Branch, N.J. ... Son of Shelley Webb ... Has two brothers, Greg Webb and Raphael Payne, Jr. ... Major is Criminal Justice ... Member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment was graduating from high school ... Plans to go into law enforcement after graduation ... Favorite saying is "A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step" ... Favorite movies include 2012, Black Hawk Down and The Recruit ... Personal athletic goal before graduation is to win a MEAC individual title.