Men's Indoor T&F finished second in the MSC Championships
Saturday, February 19, 2022
Men's Indoor T&F finished second in the MSC Championships
Cumberland's 4 x 800m team after they won the gold medal. (Credit: MSC Officials)

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland University's men's  indoor track & field finishes the Mid-South Conference Championships in second place. The Phoenix finished the tournament with 137.5 team points trailing Life University with 146 points. Dumoluhle Sibanda was named the Mid-South Conference men's indoor track athlete of the year.

Cumberland started the day off strong by winning the gold medal in the MSC Men's 4 x 800m Relay with a time of 8:05.97.

Renaldo Savoury took home the gold in the Mid-South Conference Men's Pole Vault finals with a distance of 4.35m.

The Phoenix added their third gold medal of the day when Sibanda won the championship in the Men's Triple Jump with a distance of 14.72m.

In the 60m Hurdles finals, Sibanda finished in second place with a time of 8.21s and Renaldo Savoury finished in fifth with a time of 8.64s.

Cumberland's fourth and final gold medal came when Georget Pontillo won the Men's 800m Run with a time of 1:56.47s. 

Tobi Oniyide finished the 60m Dash Finals with a time of 6.92s which was the second fastest time to earn a silver medal.

The NAIA Indoor National Championships will take place March 2-5 in Brookings, South Dakota. All runners who met A standards automatically qualify for the national tournament.