CHARLOTTE, NC (February 9, 2022) – For the second time, Claflin Panthers freshman Jocolbi Morgan was named the Food Lion Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week. This marks the second time that the freshman from Saint Petersburg, Florida has earned the honor.
This week, Morgan took home the conference honor for his terrific performance at the Camel City Invite at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. At the meet, he placed third in the men’s long jump with a 6.84m jump. The distance was the third best distance in the CIAA thus far this season. Morgan currently holds the second-best distance in the conference.
Morgan and the Panthers will return to action, Sunday, February 13th when the team returns to the JDL Fast Track to take part in the 2022 CIAA Men’s Indoor Track & Field Championship Meet.