WICHITA, Kan. - The Langston Men's and Women's Track and Field teams continued their strong season with another dominating showcase at the Friends Invitational on April 7-8.
On the men's side Magnus Scott finished ninth overall in the men's 100-meter dash with a time of 10.63; the senior sprinter is currently 13th in the NAIA in the men's 100-meter dash and has qualified NAIA A-Standard for the NAIA Outdoor National Championships in May.
Scott also finished 20th in the men's 200-meter dash at 22.29.
In the men's 110-hurdles, Daquvon Piolet finished third with a time of 14.83; Piolet is currently ranked 16th overall in the country and has qualified NAIA B-Standard.
The men's 4X400 relay which consisted of Demorea Carter, Kejuan Clark, Bryan Vinson and Piolet finished fourth out of nine teams competing with a final time of 3:26.65.
Not to be outdone, the Lady Lions turned in another solid performance and set a school record in the process.
T'ara Howard finished second overall in the women's 100-meter dash with a time of 11.86; Howard is currently ranked second in the NAIA in the 100-meter dash and has qualified NAIA A-Standard for the NAIA Outdoor National Championships.
Additionally, Howard finished fifth in the 200-meter dash at 25.28.
Keandria Ford came in third in the women's long jump at 5.38m; Ford is currently third in the NAIA with a season-best jump of 5.88-meters.
Kaylyn Dickerson managed to set a Lady Lions school record in the women's high jump with a best jump of 1.63-meter; Dickerson finished fifth overall in the event.
On the relay side the women's 4X100 (Dayonna Ruffin, Cameisha Young, Howard and Ford) finished in fourth-place with a final time of 48.87; the women's 4X400 (Ruffin, Kiajuana Brimer, Jasmine Lewis and Alexandria Neely) claimed first-place overall with a time of 4:04.57.