A-Sun Completes NCAA East Preliminary Round Competition

Saturday, May 26, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jemeli Sang finished in the top-25 in the 5000m to lead the Atlantic Sun contingent at the NCAA East Preliminary Round final day.

Sang posted a time of 16:44.92 and finished in 12th in her heat while JU’s 4x100m relay team posted an 18th place showing. North Florida hosted the event at Hodges Stadium, the first time an A-Sun institution served in that role.

The NCAA Championship continues on June 6-9 with the Final Rounds in Des Moines, Iowa. UNF’s Brianna Frazier qualified for the semifinals of the 400m on Friday night. Jacksonville’s Charlene Charles will join Frazier at Drake after her season-best mark 5422 in the heptathlon ranked 22nd nationally and will place her automatically in the 24-person field.

NCAA East Preliminary Round Day Three Results – A-SUN
Jacksonville
Latonya Payne/Courtney Walker/Shanique Walker/Shadaey Campbell | 4x100 Relay | 45.41 | 18th overall (7th in Heat 3)

Kennesaw State
LaTia Daniels/Kentrell White/Cynthia Davis/Victoria Jackson | 4x100 Relay | 46.17 | 20th overall (8th in Heat 3)

Lipscomb
Dani Walker | 5000m | 17:10.99 | 40th overall (11st in Heat 1)

North Florida
Brianna Frazier | 200m | 23.84 | 19th overall (5th in Heat 3)

USC Upstate
Jemeli Sang | 5000m | 16:44.92 | 23rd overall (12th in Heat 2)