Dorsey Guides KSU to Second-Straight #ASunTF Men's Title

Saturday, February 23, 2013

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Kennesaw State captured back-to-back Atlantic Sun Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships for the first time in program history with an impressive 44.5 point victory - the largest in conference history. It marked the Owls fourth total A-Sun Indoor Title.

The Owls earned four event wins on the final day including Andre Dorsey, the Championship Most Valuable Performer, claiming the high jump and triple jump. Dorsey amassed 36 points and set two conference records in the two-day meet. His distance of 16.04m in the triple jump preceded his top height of 2.18m in the high jump. He also placed in the long jump (4th), shot put (5th) and weight throw (5th).

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ETSU turned in a second-place performance with 184 points, which included four total event wins and three on day two. Ifrish Alberg set a meet record in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.68, while K'Vonte Scott finished the heptathlon with 5,160 points; also a championship record. Tim O'Dell's win in the 400m dash capped the day for the Bucs as he finished the line a time of 48.84 to win the event for the second-straight year.

North Florida scored 86 points to finish third with four first-place finishes - three on the final day. Cameron Dickerson started off the day by crossing first in the mile run in 4:17.78. Dante Bouldin continued action for the Ospreys in the 60m hurdles with a top time of 8.20.

Gilbert Kemboi won two events at the 2013 championship including the 5,000m run for the fourth-time in his career. He joined KSU's Jerome McKinzie (HJ; 2007-10) as the only two A-Sun student-athletes to win an event four times. Kemboi set the record in the 5,000m, which he previously set last year. His teammate Cameron Thomas took the 800m run with a meet record 1:51.78 to give the Spartans three event wins for the meet.

Tucker Peabody held onto his title of top runner in the 200m dash with a time of 21.27 as the Bisons finished with 59.5 points for fifth place. Northern Kentucky debuted with 26 points behind J.J. Webber's third-place finishes in the 3,000m and 5,000m runs.

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