UMES PERFORMING WELL IN MEAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Feb. 17, 2012
Princess Anne, Md. --Seven University of Maryland Eastern Shore Indoor Track and Field student-athletes placed in the top 10 after day one of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championships Thursday. The meet will continue Friday and Saturday.
Lenora Firmin-Guion finished fifth in the 200-meter dash in a time of 24.86. Teammate Hana Jiraskova placed in the top 15 with her time of 20:12.49 in the 5,000-meter run. Geranda Williams had a best jump of 5.08-meters the long jump.
Jermol Dix had a strong performance in the heptathlon a he finished first in the shot put and long jump. Dix tossed an 11.42-meter shot, and jumped a distance of 6.34-meters. He finished second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.27 seconds. In the high jump he finished fourth with a 1.80-meter jump.
The Hawks will return to the championships Friday and Saturday.