Dumoluhle wows at Bellarmine Open for Cumberland T&F
Friday, January 21, 2022
Dumoluhle wows at Bellarmine Open for Cumberland T&F
Sibanda Dumolhule running in the 60m (Credit: Tusculum Athletics)

LOUISVILLE, KY.-- Cumberland Men's and Women's Track and Field competed in the Bellarmine Open on Friday and posted several impressive finishes. One of those impressive performances was Sibanda Dumoluhle, who took home two first-place finishes.

For the men, Dumoluhle took first place in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.38 seconds. Dumoluhle also took home first place in the triple jump with a distance of 14.99m which is the longest distance in the NAIA this year, qualifying him with "A" standards for nationals. 

Tobi Oniyide took home a second-place finish in the 60m dash with a time of 6.99 seconds while also finishing fourth in the 200m dash with a finishing time of 23.09 seconds. In the 400m dash, Benjamin Nyakudya took home first place in 49.86 seconds, while Trevon Sanders ended the day with a time of 1:58.64, finishing fourth.

Ronald Ndlovu took home second place in the long jump with a finishing distance of 6.88m. Ndlovu already qualified for nationals with "A" Standards for his 7.14-meter jump at the Ed Temple invitational. The 400m relay team of Dante Bertrand, Hollis Edwards Jr., Trevon Sanders, and Tobi Oniyide finished third overall with a time of 3:39.05.

For the women, Alana Mack finished third in the long jump with a distance of 5.49m. Notching the other top-five finish for the women was N'Dia Metcalf, who finished fifth with a triple jump distance of 10.11m. 

The Phoenix take the track on Friday, Jan. 28 at the Tiger Paw invite from Campbellsville, Ky.