Morgan Selected to Compete at 2024 NCAA Division II Men's Indoor Track & Field Championship Meet

 

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (February 27, 2024) – The hard work has paid off for Claflin University junior long jumper Jocolbi Morgan as he was selected to compete in the 2024 NCAA Division II Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Championship Meet. It was his spectacular performance at the 2024 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Indoor Track & Field Championship Meet that earned him the chance to compete at the national level.

Morgan placed second in the men’s long jump at the 2024 CIAA Men’s Indoor Track & Field Championship Meet with a 24’5.75″ (7.46m) jump. The distance surpassed the NCAA Division II Men’s Indoor Track & Field provisional qualifying mark and earned Morgan a 15th place rank in the nation. With the mark, he will be seeded 15th among the 16 competitors selected.

The selection will be the first for Morgan and it was mark the third straight year that a Claflin University student-athlete has been selected to compete in an NCAA Division II National Championship Meet.

The 2024 NCAA Division II Men’s Indoor Track & Field Meet will be held on March 8-9 at the Robert W. Plaster Center in Pittsburg, Kansas. A complete schedule and heat sheets will be announced when they become available.

For more information on Claflin University track & field, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log on to www.athletics.claflin.edu.

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