Aggie Classic Presents Last Chance
GREENSBORO - It was the last chance for many athletes at Irwin Belk on Sunday as the Aggies hosted their annual Aggie Classic outdoor meet at the Irwin Belk track. This was the last meet before the men and women of North Carolina A&T track and field travel to Jacksonville, Fla. to compete in the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round, May 24-26.
Although the Aggies only had a select few competing this weekend, the team performed well overall.
The only first place finishes for the Aggies came from Earl House, Darryl Williams, Jarrell Elliott and Torrance Womack in the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 40.32.
Michael Brown also earned first for the Aggies in the men's long jump with a distance of 23feet, 7 ½ inches , a personal best. Not far behind Brown in the long jump was Jared Baldwin, who earned second overall with a distance of 23-feet, 4 ¾ inches.
On the women's side, Kristin Rush also recorded a personal best in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:13.00, earning her second place overall. Fellow distance runner, Janessa Benn finished fourth with a time of 2:26.00. Hurdler Chantal Luedeke, also fared well this weekend as she earned sixth place in the women's 100 meter hurdles.