Men’s and Women’s Track Athletes of the Week

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(ISN) – NORFOLK, Va. – Maryland Eastern Shore’s Khalil Rmidi Kinini and Hampton’s Le’Quisha Parker were chosen as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s and Women’s Track Athletes of the Week. Maryland Eastern Shore’s Dillon Simon and North Carolina Central’s Darlene Girardeau were named the MEAC Men’s and Women’s Field Athletes of the Week, the conference announced on Wednesday.

Kinini (Distance, So., Malaga, Spain) broke his own record in the 3,000m, with a time of 8:09.34, at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational.

Parker (Sprints, Sr., Silver Spring, Md.) set a season-best time of 23.87 to win the 200m at the Armory Track and Field Invitational. She helped the Lady Pirates to a fourth-place finish in the 4x400m relay, with a time of 3:42.93.

Simon (Throws, Sr., Roseau, Dominica) broke his own school record in the shot put by .20m with a toss of 19.23m (63.09 ft.) at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational. The mark also stands as a record in his home country.

Girardeau (Jumps, So., Hope Mills, N.C.) finished fourth in the long jump with a mark of 5.63m (18. 47 ft.) at the Hilton Garden Invitational. In addition to the field event, Girardeau competed in the 200m, placing fifth, with a time of 25.57.

Other Top Performers:

Royce Aiken (UMES) finished ninth at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational in the 60m at 7.75 seconds.

Cheyenne Bellerand (HOW) won the shot put, with a toss of 13.39m, at the George Mason Patriot Games.

India Brown (NCAT) placed seventh at the Virginia Tech Invitational, with a time of 24.50, in the 200m.

Matt Colvin (HOW) won the long jump and triple jump at the George Mason Patriot Games.

Kenneth Fisher (B-CU) recorded a second-place finish with a career-best mark of 7.44, (24-05.00 ft.) in the long jump at the Armory Track and Field Invitational.

Christopher Jackson (B-CU) finished third in the 800m, with a time of 1:51.61, at the Armory Track and Field Invitational.

Tristie Johnson (B-CU) finished second at the Armory Track and Field Invitational with a career-best time of 7.35 seconds in the 60m.

Desmond Lawrence (NCAT) recorded a fourth-place finish in the 60m at the 2015 Armory Track and Field Invitational.

Chris Lee (NSU) set a personal-best toss of 16.16m (53-00.25 ft.) in the shot put at the Penn State National.

Brittney McCants (NSU) finished seventh in the 60 meters, with a time of 7.59 seconds, at the Penn State National.

Kaydianne McKenzie (NSU) recorded a triple jump personal best of 12.20m (40-00.50 ft.) to finish fourth at the Penn State National.

Frank Quarles (NCAT) won the long jump, with a mark of 25-1.75 ft., at the 2015 Armory Track and Field Invitational.

Damien Smith (NSU) fourth in the 200m, running a time of 21.66, at the Penn State National.