Region 24 champions for the women's team were Angela Pool in the
long jump, Kayla Carrell in the triple jump, Victoria Heller in
the 5,000, Martina Hodge in the 60 hurdles, Darshay Wallace in
the 60, Angela Pool in the 400, Rachel Whittaker in the 600,
Tykeshia Thompson in the 800, Angela Pool in the 200, and the
4x400 of Thompson, Fizer, Whittaker and Pool.
champions on the men's side were Steven Hartzell in the long
jump; Shain Ford in the triple jump; Derrick Guest in the high
jump; Khalid Omar in the 1,600; Norvel Mohammed in the 400 and
200; the 4x400 of Guest, Jackson, Penrod and Mohammed; Omar in
the 1,000; Jordan Staley in the 5,000; and the 4x800 of Brown,
Flores, Omar and Taylor.
Coach Herron said: "I had been telling our team for two weeks
that this was going to be a tough meet. We had several athletes
step up and do more than their share to bring these titles back.
You can't ask for too much more of an exciting night than a
region title coming down to a last race and pulling out the
victory (for the men's team).
"This was a great way to end our indoor season. Now we have
to get ready for the outdoor season because we know that the
other teams are going to give us their best shot to take our
The Lynx will not be in action again until April 2.
[Text from file received from Jeff Nelson,
Lincoln College sports information director]