Idamadudu takes First in 200m at Kennesaw State Invitational
Friday, April 15, 2022
Idamadudu takes First in 200m at Kennesaw State Invitational
Praise Idamadudu sets fastest 200m time on day one of the Kennesaw State Invitational. (Credit: Judy Seckel)

KENNESAW, Ga.--Cumberland freshman Praise Idamadudu sets the fastest time in the NAIA in the 200m at the Kennesaw State Invitational Friday afternoon. 

Idamadudu won the 200m race out of the 61 total competitors. She posted the fastest time in the NAIA by beating Raheema Westfall from Wayland Baptist's mark by 0.01 seconds. She has already qualifyed for nationals, but her time meets NAIA "A" standards. 

TreVon Sanders took 12th place in the men's 200m with a time of 21.98. His time was half of a second away from NAIA "B" standards in the event. Tobi Oniyide finished 27th in the event at 22.67 and Renaldo Savoury finished 29th at 22.88.

Three Phoenix men competed in the long jump. Ronald N'dlovu had the best finish in 15th at 6.87m. Camryn Jacobs finished in 22nd at 6.43m and Jaylen Poole finished in 26th at 6.31m.

Koby Story finished in 12th place in the men's 400m hurdles. He posted a time of 1:01.27. 

Alana Mack took 11th in the women's long jump with a mark of 5.30m. N'Dia Metcalf finished in 25th at 4.81m. 

In the women's discus, Megan Stacey placed 18th with a throw of 28.88m and Daveina Watson took 23rd with a mark of 27.33m.

Terrance Harris finished 13th in the javelin throw with a mark of 33.01m. Harris finished in 17th in the discus with a mark of 34.45m. Renaldo Savoruy finished one place behind Harris in 18th with a throw of 34.33m.

In the distance events, India Mastin had the highest Cumberland finish in the women's 1500m at 5:25.03. Denis Kipligat took eighth plae in the men's 1500m at 4:04.92.

The Cumberland men's and women's track teams will be finishing the Kennesaw State Invitational tomorrow. The first event is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.