CLEVELAND, TN (May 14, 2023) – The Claflin University men’s track & field team took to the track, Saturday, when the team took part in the Lee University Last Chance Meet. The Panthers didn’t disappoint with some strong showings at the meet.
Claflin freshman Jaevon Riley led the way. He placed second in the men’s 400m hurdles when he recorded a 52.12. The time was an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time. Sophomore Zion Murry placed eighth in the men’s 400m run when he ran a 48.08.
The Panthers’ 4x400m relay team also had a strong day as well. The group placed fourth at the meet with a3:12.01, an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time.
With the bulk of the season done, the Panthers will await possible selection for the 2023 NCAA Division II National Championship Meet. For more information on Panthers track & field, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log on to www.athletics.claflin.edu.