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Breon Mullings
Breon Mullings finished second in the men's 300m at the Virginia Tech Invitational in Blackburg, Viriginia on January 14.

(Photo courtesy: University Of Miami) 

Jada Barker
Jada Barker on her way to victory in the women's 60m at the Super Eight Open in Bemidji, Montana on Saturday, January, 14.

(Photo courtesy: Bemidji State University) 

Haysean Cowie-Clarke
Haysean Cowie-Clarke was sixth in the men's 60m at the Towson Tigers Invitational New York on January 14.

(Photo courtesy: Coppin Sate University) 

Jada Barker (Corpus Christi/Cougars)  got her US Collegiate campaign off to an excellent start winning the women's indoor 60m and 200m sprints at the Super Eight Open in Bemidji, Montana on Saturday, January, 14. Barker raced to the 60m gold in 8.01 seconds after clocking 8.10 in the heats. Her winning time was 0.13 seconds off the school record of 8.14. The Bemidji State University student then took the 200m in 26.87. Barker's performing is impressive as she only began her athletic scholarship at Bemidji State University in December.  The 2016 Carifta girls under 20 4x100m bronze medallist one of tow T&T athletes who recorded wins in the US on the weekend.

 Elia Nero (Toco Secondary/Toco Titans) was victorious on the US Collegiate season over the weekend. Nero took the women's 400m at the Aggie Team Invitational at College Station, Texas on January 13. The second year student at Louisana Tech University crossed the line in 56.96 (personal best).  Breon Mullings (Fatima College/Memphis Pioneers) was second in the men's 300m at the Virginia Tech Invitational in Blackburg, Virginia. The University of Miami second year student crossed the line in a new personal best of 34.34 in his debut in the event. Mullings also helped his 4x400m team to fourth place (3:15.26). Another Miami student, Trichelle Leacock (Bishops High/Zenith) was 18th in the heats of the women's 60m heats (7.90).  At the Vanderbilt Commedore Invite (Nashville Tennessee) Peli Alzola (St. Francois Girls/Memphis Pioneers) was 15th in the women's 60m. The Western Kentucky University sprinter clocked 7.60 seconds. Alzola was also 26th in the 400m (58.41) and  was part of her school's 4x400m team which finished 11th (3:39.59). Tsai Anne Joseph (St. Francois Girls/Missouri) was 37th in the 60m (8.00) and 39th in the 200m (25.80).

Haysean Cowie-Clarke (Scarborough Sec/Bishops High/Zenith) finished sixth fastest in the men's 60m finals at the Towson Tiger Invitational (New York, New York). The Coppin State Unviersity final year student crossed the line in 6.91.

Earlier in January, Alzola was 13th (1:01.87) in the 400m at the Gene Edmond Open (West Lafayette, Indiana). The 2015 NACAC Senior Championships 4x100m bronze medallist also helped Western Kentucky to second in the women's 4x400m (3:56.17). Joash Huggins (St. Benedicts/Dovers) was seventh in the men's 60m at the Father Diamond Meet (Fairfax, Virginia). Competing for Morgan State University, Huggins crossed the line in 7.13. Cowie-Clarke was fourth in the men's 60m at the UMES College Invitational (Baltimore, Maryland) in 7.12.

RESULTS
December 2 & 3 - SVSU Holiday Open and Multi (Saginaw, Michigan)
Women

  • 200m: 18th Janae Alexander (St. Joseph Convent-POS/Central Michigan) 27.20


December 3 - UMES College Lid-Lifter (Baltimore, Maryland)
Women

  • Long jump: 4th Khemani Roberts (Signal HIll Sec/Coppin State) 5.46,
  • 4x400m: 11th Coppin State (Roberts) 4:26.55

Vanderbilt Opener (Nashville, Tenessee)
Women

  • 400m: 5th Western Kentucky (Aloza) 57.54
  • 4x400m: 4th Western Kentucky (Aloza) 3:48.45

Navy Invitational (Annapolis, Mary, Land)
Men

  • 60m finals: 2nd Haysean Cowie-Clarke (Bishops & Scarborough SE/Coppin State) 6.96. Heats-2nd Cowie-Clarke 6.94
  • 200m finals: 12th Cowie-Clarke 23.10


December 4 - Holiday Open (Newport News, Virginia)
Women

  • High Jump: 1st Khemani Roberts (Coppin State) 1.70
  • 60m hurdles finals: 7th Roberts 9.46. Heats-7th Roberts 9.35


December 14 - Texas A&M Team Invite (College Station, Texas)
Women

  • 60m: 21st (6h2) Jessica King (Holy Name Convent/Abilene Christian) 7.93
  • 20m: (1h8)  King 25.25
  • 4x400m: 11th Abilene Christian (King) 3:56.85


Jan 6 & 7 - Border Battle (Iowa City, Iowa)
Women

  • 60m finals: 8th Tsai Anne Joseph (St. Francois Girls/Missouri) 7.98…heats: 8th 1.86


January 7 - Gene Edmonds Open (West Lafayette, Indiana)
Women

  • 400m: 13th Peli Alzola (St. Francois Girls/Western Kentucky) 1:01.87
  • 4x400m: 2nd Western Kentucky (Aloza) 3:56.17


UMES College O Collegiate Invitational (Baltimore, Maryland)
Men

  • 60m finals:4th Haysean Cowie-Clarke (Scar Sec & Bishop High/Coppin State) 7.12.

 

Father Diamond (Fairfax, Virginia)
Men

  • 60m finals: 7th Joash Huggins (St. Benedicts/Morgan State) 7.13. Heats: 7th Huggins 7.14

 
January 13 - Aggie Team Invitational (College Station, Texas)
Women

  • 400m: 1st (1h3) Elia Nero (Toco Sec/Louisiana Tech) 56.96


Jan 13 & 14 - Virginia Tech Invitational (Blacksburg, Virginia)
Men

  • 300m: 2nd (1h2) Breon Mullings (Fatima/Miami) 34.34
  • 4x400m: 4th Miami (Mullings) 3:15.26


Women

  • 60m prelims: 18th (4h1)  Trishelle Leacock (Bishops High/Miami) 7.90


Vanderbilt Commodore Invite (Nashville, Tennessee)
Women

  • 60m: 15th Peli Alzola (St. Francois Girls/Western Kentucky), 7.60, 37th Tsai Anne Joseph (St. Francois Girls/Missouri) 8.00
  • 200m: 39th Joseph 25.80
  • 400m: 26th Alzola 58.41
  • 4x400m: 11th Western Kentucky (Aloza) 3:49.59


January  14 - Super 8 Open (Bemidji, Montana)
Women

  • 60m l: 1st Jada Barker (Corpus Christi/Bemidji State) 8.01 prelims1st Barker 8.10
  • Barker missed  0.13 second off the school record
  • 200m: 1st Jada Barker (Bemidji State) 26.87(new school record)


Towson Tiger Invitational (New York, New York)
Men

  • 60m finals-6th Haysean Cowie-Clarke (Scar Sec & Bishop High/Coppin State) 6.91…heats 4th Cowie-Clarke 6.92

Double win for Barker in US Collegiate debut…

by Athletics T&T, athleticstnt@gmail.com​​; 18.1.17

Elia Nero
 Elia Nero took the women's 400m at the Aggie Team Invitational at College Station, Texas on January 13.

(Photo courtesy: MICHAEL SCOTT/USATF)