BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Cumberland men's track and field take fourth place at the Hilltop Classic this weekend.
Two Phoenix men met the standards to qualify for the NAIA National Outdoor Championships. Sibandu Dumoluhle qualified for Nationals with "A" standards in teh triple jump after a mark of 14.73m taking first place. Georget Pontillo, freshn off his All-American performace in SOuth Dakota qualified for the 800m outdoor championships with "B" standards after a time of 1:53.57, Pontillo finished in second place.
Tobi Oniyide had a great meet taking first place in the 100m (10.79) and the 200m (21.74). Desmond Maclin finished just behind Oniyide in the 100m in second palce with a mark of 10.85. Koby Story took home first place in the 400m hurdles with a time of 57.91. Hollis Edward and Will Marsh took 9th and 10th in the 400m dash.
In the field events, Jaylen Poole finished just behind Dumoluhle in the triple jump taking third place while also placing second in the long jump. William Chandler took fourth place in the javelin throw and Caleb Staten finished eighth in the shot put.
Cumberland track and field will next particpate in the Western Kentucky Invitational on April 2nd and 3rd.