FMU Track & Field Team Shines at USF Invitational

Florida Memorial University's Track and Field team

Florida Memorial University’s Track & Field team came out on top at the recently held University of South Florida Invitational held last Friday and Saturday.

Corion Knight won the Men’s high jump, clearing 2.04 meters, or 6-8 1/4, to place first in the field of eight jumpers. His teammate,Samuel Dorismond, finished in second place with a leap of 1.88 meters, or 6-2.

Follow FMU teammate had a very strong showing in the 100-and 200-meter dashes. She finished 4th in the shorter race with a time of 12.12, which is a personal best. She also finished 5th in the 200m,clocking 24.71. Teammate, Kimberly Nesmith, finished the 100 meter dash in 12.99 and the 200-meter dash in 27.02 respectively.

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Florida Memorial’s Eunique Byrd threw a season best in the Women’s Discus Throw with a mark of 31.98, or 104-11, for a fifth place finish. Teammate, Wilsandley Jacques finished 11th placed.

Florida Memorial University Track and Field Team will return to action on March 18-19, 2016, when they travel to Coral Gables, Florida to take part in the Hurricane Invitational.



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