Thursday, May 17, 2012
Cheyney University junior Kemuel Wright has been named All Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Wright earned the honor with his performance in the 200 meters this season. Wright is now the school record holder in the event.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Kemuel Wright set a new school record in the 200 meters posting a time of 21.36 while competing at the Georgian Court Last Chance Meet.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Kemuel Wright finished third in the 100 m with a time of 10.72 and second in the 200 m in a NCAA provisional time of 21.42.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Freshman Shanavia Thomas placed fifth in the long jump with a mark of 5.49 m. Thomas along with team mates Veronica Sweet, Alean Rhoades and Jasmine Carter posted a 49.14 in the 4 X 100 relay and will participate in the final tomorrow. Thomas and Cater will also both race in 100 m finals on Saturday. The duo finished fifth and sixth respectively in the preliminaries posting times of 12.16 and 12.28 respectively. Thomas will also represent Cheyney in the 200 m finals due to posting a 25.05 in the
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Cheyney University Assistant Track Coach Angelo passed away on Tuesday, May 1. Coach Booker suffered a stroke three weeks ago and lapsed into a coma before expiring.
The funeral is scheduled for Thursday, May 10.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Javier Garcia placed fourth in the shot put with an effort of 12.52 m. Garcia also took home a bronze medal in the javelin with a mark of 52.02 m. Team mate Daniel Shalom placed seventh in the javelin with a mark of 47.07. In the triple jump Jewel Jones finished second with an effort of 12.83 m.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Day two at the Penn Relays saw the 4 X 100 relay squad of Lonnell Wilson, Kemuel Wright, John Melvin and Nate McCoy posted a 42.62 to edge out the US Naval Academy for seventh place in the second heat of the day. The same four posted a 1:29.08 in the 4 X 200 to finish second in the their heat behind the University of Maryland. The 4 X 400 relay squad of Melvin, McCoy, Wright and Justin Watkins placed third in the College Men’s 4 X 400 CTC.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
The track and field squad traveled to Baltimore to compete in the Morgan State Legacy Meet.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The Wolves prevailed in the track edition of the Battle of the First defeating Lincoln 60-42.
Sunday, April 15, 2012
For the second time this season, the Wolves traveled across town to race on the track at Farrell Stadium. A couple of Cheyney University standouts fell just short of qualifying for the PSAC Championships.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Javier Garcia set a new school record in the javelin while finishing second and qualifying for the season ending PSAC Championships with a mark of 56.68 m at the Gwynedd-Mercy Mid-Week Invitational. Garcia also placed fifth in the shot put.
Sunday, April 8, 2012
The Holiday weekend limited the number of student athletes that were available for competition. A handful of runners joined Track Coach James Williams at Princeton University for the Sam Howell Invitational.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Kemuel Wright, Lonnell Wilson and Nate McCoy finished first, second and fourth respectively in the 100 meter dash to lead Cheyney at the West Chester University Collegiate Invitational. They completed to sprint in 10.97, 10.98 and 11.26 respectively.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
In the 60 meters Kemuel Wright and Lonnell Wilson finished second and fifth respectively in 6.98 and 7.03.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Javier Garcia set a new school record in the shot put with an effort of 14.91 m. He finished at the Princeton Invitational and was the top D II finisher.
Lonnell Wilson and Kemuel Wright both made the final of the 60 meters. Wilson finished second in a time of 7.00. Wright’s time of 7.01 in the preliminaries was the second fastest of the day. Wilson also finished second in the 200 meters with a time of 22.49.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Kemuel Wright and Lonnell Wilson finished second and third in the 60 meter dash in Collegeville with times of 7.04 and 7.19 respectively leading the Wolves to a sixth place finish at the Ursinus College Open.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
For the first time in the history of the Millrose Games, one of the nation’s oldest indoor track meets, the competition will move from Madison Square Garden to the Armory.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Cheyney University sent all of their field events to Widener along with some runners while other runners headed to Manhattan for the New Balance Invitational.
Monday, January 30, 2012
For the second time this indoor season, Cheyney University raced at the Armory in New York City.
Simone Carter won her heat in the preliminaries of the 60 m dash in 7.73, the third fastest of the night but decided to sit out the final.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Kemuel “Cam” Wright and Simone Carter have been named the PSAC Indoor Track Athlete of Week. This is the first PSAC Indoor Track Honor of the Year and represents all efforts from the beginning of the season.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Head Track Coach James Williams has tagged Brianna Liebold to be the newest addition to the Wolves coaching staff. Liebold comes to Cheyney with an outstanding resume as a former student athlete at Indiana (PA).
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Kemuel “Cam” Wright set a new school record winning the 60 meters and setting a school record in a blistering 6.87. Earlier in the day he won his heat and placed third overall in the preliminaries in with a 7.00. Wright’s time is the seventh fastest in D II this season.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Cheyney University dominated the sprints at the Bowie Tie Classic, the season opening indoor track meet hosted by Ursinus College. Cheyney took six of the top nine spots in the 60 meters including a 1,2,3 finish by Kemuel Wright, Kalik Mitchel and Lonnell Wilson. The trio was separated by .13 seconds. CU also took home eight of the top ten spots in the 200 meters. Wright led the way with a time of 22.75, two tenths faster than his nearest competitor, teammate Wilson.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Coach Booker boasts nearly 25 years of coaching experience at the high school, collegiate and international levels.
Monday, November 14, 2011
James Vallery, one of Cheyney University's top 400m runners in school history join the men’s & women’s track & field coaching staff. Vallery will work with the long sprinters. While a student athlete at Cheyney, Vallery put together an impressive career. On multiple occasions he has earned All-PSAC honors and currently ranks: 4th All-Time 200m Indoor, 3rd All-Time Outdoor 200m, and 2nd All-Time Outdoor at 400m. He is the current 400M indoor school record holder.