ANAIS AND GAUNTLETT NAMED MEAC ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Akheem Gauntlett was named MEAC Track and Field Male Athlete of the Week
Akheem Gauntlett was named MEAC Track and Field Male Athlete of the Week

March 26, 2010

Virginia Beach, Va. - Sophomores Cynthia Anais (Paris, France) and Akheem Gauntlett (Roselle, N.J.) were names as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Track and Field Athletes of the Week, the league announced Friday.

Anais won the women's 800-meter dash at the Wake Forest Open with a time of 2:11.71. She topped a field of 113 runners in the event and also posted a top-20 performance in the 1,500-meter run and finished ahead of 98 runners with a time of 4:44.82.

Gauntlett won the men's 100-meter dash at the same meet. He finished ahead of 78 runners with a time of 10.50, which is a personal best.

Anais, Gauntlett and their UMES teammates next compete in the Maryland Invitational this weekend in College Park, Md.