Sports - Javelinas

Mar 14, 2014 11:40 PM by Texas A&M Kingsville

Yamoah Repeats at NCAA Division II Indoor Championships

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-The Texas A&M-Kingsville men's and women's indoor track team had a good showing on Friday at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championship.

Sophomore Jordan Yamoah was crowned as the pole vault champion for the second year in a row. Yamoah's mark of 5.20 meters (17' ¾") almost broke the record set by another Javelina, Matt Hickl. Hickl's NCAA record was 5.51m, (18'1"), set in 1999.

Michal Idziak qualified for the men's 800-meter finals run with a time of 1:52.00 placing fourth in the prelims. Tim Price qualified for the men's 200-meter dash finals with fifth-place time of 21.59.

Amber Perry and Shykilia Sheppard came in 14th for their respective events. Perry competed in women's 400-meter dash with a time of 56.99. Sheppard had a final mark of 5.46m (17'11") in the women's long jump.

Idziak, Price, Javan Gray and Jeron Robinson will be in competition tomorrow on the final day of the championships.

Live Results for the competition can be seen at http://primetimetiming.com/liveresults/2014/ncaa_indoor_2014/index1.php. Live streaming of the events is available at http://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2014/03/15.

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