Flag bearer Kala Penn with rest of VI delegation at opening ceremony 5th September 2015.
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BVI Athletes continue to deliver good results for their respective schools across the United States.
Following the National Junior College Athletic Association Indoor Championships, held at Pittsburg State University in Kansas earlier this month, a number of local athletes recorded very commendable times.
Judine Lacey ran the 400m in a time of 1:00.18s, while Taylor Hill ran the 60m dash in a time of 7.58s in the semi-finals. She went on to compete in the 200m with a time of 25.51 seconds.
Shaian Vandenburg of Monroe College ran the 60m dash in a time of 7.89 seconds.
Jonel Lacey of Albany University competed at the IC4/Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Regionals, which saw her contributing a 56.6s split in the 4 X 400m relay to place 6th. With this, the female team was able to garner enough points to win the ECAC Title.
Winning the prestigious title is a first for the University of Albany.
At Berkmar High School, Adaejah Hodge placed 3rd in the Girls’ 100m with a time of 13.35s and 2nd in the 200m with a time of 27.54.
Adaejah also anchored both the 4×1 and 4×4 teams, helping them to secure first places in both.
At the Beaver Relays in Sacremento, CA, Tarika Moses ran 11.70 seconds in the Women 100m dash to place 2nd.
Sprinter Rikkoi Brathwaite of IMG competed at a local meet in Florida and jumped a distance of 6.84m in the Long Jump.