Naleta Andrews Sprints to Tri-C Track Record
Top time comes as College wins NJCAA Region XII championship for 15th time in 17 years
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) sprinter Naleta Andrews broke a 16-year-old school record to help the Challengers claim the NJCAA Region XII Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The freshman from Shaker Heights won the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.42, topping the previous Tri-C record of 25.63 set by Monnika Powell in 2001. The performance capped a dominating meet for Andrews and her teammates.
Andrews also won the 100-meter dash and ran legs on Tri-C teams that took the regional titles in the 4x100, 4x400 and 4x800 relays.
Other Challengers who won individual titles at the championship included:
• Taylor Badamo of North Royalton — javelin
• Monique Bolton of Berea — long jump
• Maria Curren of Marion — 10,000-meter run
• Rashida Harris of Euclid — shot put
• Caroline Lapish of Madison — 5,000-meter run
• Amber Ruiz-Bueno of Eastlake — 400-meter and 800-meter runs
• Shelbie Sporcich of Ashtabula — 3,000-meter steeplechase
Tri-C won the Region XII championship for the 15th time in the past 17 years. The meet took place May 4 at Vincennes University in Indiana.
For more information on the women’s track team, visit www.tri-c.edu/athletics.
May 08, 2017
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