EAST GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T outdoor track and field picked up three more weekly honors Wednesday from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) after their performance at the prestigious Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida over the weekend.
Freshman Brandon Hicklin (6-0, Spartanburg, S.C.) earned men’s field performer of the week, junior Trevor Stewart (6-1, Lorton, Va.) was named men’s track performer of the week and senior Kayla White (5-7, Miami, Fla.) scored women’s track performer of the week.
Sophomore TeJyrica Robinson (5-6, Quincy, Fla.) started the outdoor season by earning a weekly conference honor for N.C. A&T by being named track athlete of the week last week after winning the 100-meter hurdles (13.50) at the High Point University VertKlasse Meeting.
Hicklin won the collegiate long jump at the Florida Relays at 25-feet, 1 ¾-inches. Heading into the weekend, it is the 17th best jump in the nation. During the indoor season, Hicklin won four long jump events including the MEAC long jump title.
Stewart won the men’s 400 meters at the Florida Relays with a time of 45.18. It is the fastest time in the nation thus far and served as a personal record for Stewart. Stewart won the 200m at the VertKlasse Meeting two weeks ago and ranks 32nd in the nation at 21-seconds flat.
White, the NCAA Indoor Track Women’s Athlete of the Year also has the fastest time in the nation. Her top-ranked time is in the women’s 100m where she ran an 11.04 at UF to win the event.
N.C. A&T men’s and women’s track and field return to action this weekend when they participate in the Phoenix Invitational hosted by Elon University on Saturday, April 6.
The Aggies will host their own meet the following week, the Aggie Invitational, April 12-13 at Irwin Belk Track inside BB&T Stadium.