McNeese State II
by Tiana Cephers/SU Sports Information
January 30, 2019
LAKE CHARLES, La. - Southern Unversity track and field team competed in the McNeese State Indoor II at McNeese State University. The men came in 4th and the women finished 3rd out of a competitive field, which included McNeese, Southeastern, Grambling, and Lafayette.
"We had some young kids step up and compete really well this weekend," Head Coach Teremine White said.Sophomore Raelynn Price finished first in the 800 meters running a time of 2:22.65. Price’s performance elevated her to 6th overall on the SWAC performance list.Junior Artis McCoy took second place in the 400 meters running a time of 50.22. Although, this is not his personal best, McCoy is still sitting in 6th place on the SWAC performance with a time of 49:38 , which he recorded this time at the Samford Invitational at the Birmingham Cross Plex.Track and field will compete close to the Southern University campus in Baton Rouge when they participate in the LSU Bayou Bengal meet, February 1st at Louisiana State University. The first event is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. with the men's weight throw.