JONES, SANG NAMED UMES ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Nov. 2, 2009
The pair led the UMES men's and women's cross-country teams to a tie for second and a third-place finish, respectively, in the MEAC Cross Country Championships Saturday at UMES.
Jones was the Lady Hawks' top finisher in fifth with a time of 18:51.24 on the five-kilometer course and Sang was also fifth on the 8K course in 26:16.39.
The women's team (74 points) tied with North Carolina A&T and the men's team (106 points) was beaten out by Delaware State and Norfolk State for the title.
The NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals will be held at UMES on Saturday, Nov. 14 with the men's race beginning at noon and the women running at 1:15 p.m.