Lincoln Men Earn One Event Title, Four All-American Honors

3 years 4 months 2 weeks ago March 09, 2013 Mar 9, 2013 Saturday, March 09 2013 Saturday, March 09, 2013 7:23:00 PM CST in Basketball
Source: Daniel Carr- Press Release

BIRMINGHAM, AL -- Romel Lewis won the 60-meter dash, turning in one of four All-American performances by members of the Lincoln men's indoor track & field team at the NCAA Division II National Championship on Saturday (March 9). Sabiel Anderson and Jermaine Blake joined Romel Lewis, who also scored for LU in the 200-meter dash, as All-Americans on the final day of the national title meet.

Lewis outran everyone in the 60-meter dash, clocking in at 6.66 to win his second-consecutive national title in that event. Lewis also earned All-American recognition, which goes to any athlete who scores a point in an event at the national championship meet, in the 200-meter. In that event, he took fifth with a time of 21.43.

Anderson had the next-best result of the day for Lincoln, finishing as the national runner-up in the 60-meter hurdles. Anderson was just edged out for the title, as his second-place time of 7.85 was only .01 shy of the winning time of 7.84.

Blake earned his All-American honor in the 800-meter, finishing sixth with a time of 1:51.20. He also competed in the 4x400-meter relay, joining with Anderson, Michael Ashley and Tyrone Hawkins to finish just outside of the scoring, placing ninth at 3:14.30.

The Blue Tigers totaled 25.00 team points to finish ninth at the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championship. The national title meet was won by St. Augustine's, which tallied 72.00 team points to outpace Ashland (59.50) for the championship. Adams State rounded out the top three with 55.00 points.

With the indoor season completed, Lincoln will now turn its attention to the outdoor season, which starts in just one week. The Blue Tigers will be in Fayette, Mo. next Friday (March 16), competing in the Central Methodist Open.

 

More News

Grid
List
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A member of the Clay family has represented St. Louis and northern suburbs in Congress for... More >>
1 hour ago July 24, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 Sunday, July 24 2016 Sunday, July 24, 2016 10:38:26 AM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Republican candidates in Missouri's gubernatorial primary are pledging an aggressive law-and-order approach, two years after the... More >>
1 hour ago July 24, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 Sunday, July 24 2016 Sunday, July 24, 2016 10:03:16 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — Road closings this summer in downtown Columbia could make it harder to enjoy local shops and restaurants in... More >>
7 hours ago July 24, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 Sunday, July 24 2016 Sunday, July 24, 2016 3:43:00 AM CDT in News
LAKE OF THE OZARKS — One person was injured after a boat caught on fire at the 38-mile marker by... More >>
13 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:10:00 PM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has received a $1 million gift, the largest in its... More >>
18 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 5:07:03 PM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A 51-year-old man is accused of pulling over a vehicle and acting as if he were... More >>
18 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:46:46 PM CDT in News
COOPER COUNTY — A man has been charged in relation to a hostage standoff east of Boonville Friday morning. ... More >>
19 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:15:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — MU Interim Chancellor Hank Foley announced the members of the Advisory Committee for the Director of Athletics search... More >>
19 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:01:00 PM CDT in Sports
COLUMBIA — With the extreme heat this weekend, local medical experts told people to be aware of the signs of... More >>
19 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 3:53:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — Out-of-towners from across the state are boosting sales for local businesses and restaurants downtown this weekend. The... More >>
20 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 3:13:00 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY — The Jefferson City Knights of Columbus hosted a barbecue fundraiser for the country's first Special Olympics training... More >>
21 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:54:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — Athletes, parents, and officials across Columbia tried to beat the heat while participating in the Show Me State... More >>
22 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:21:00 PM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered for the funeral for a Kansas City, Kansas, police captain shot... More >>
23 hours ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:10:16 PM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A federal judge has tossed out a woman's lawsuit against Home Depot over the deaths of... More >>
1 day ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:38:15 AM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri , man is accused of spitting in a police officer's eye and... More >>
1 day ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:29:44 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — A group of young athletes braved the high heat this morning doing more than most people do before... More >>
1 day ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:36:00 AM CDT in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Roy Blunt has served in Congress for two decades, but as he seeks re-election to the... More >>
1 day ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:39:32 AM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — An incoming high school senior from the Kansas City area will be one of the youngest... More >>
1 day ago July 23, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 Saturday, July 23 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:33:00 AM CDT in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 91°
12pm 91°
1pm 92°
2pm 94°
3pm 94°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

11:00a
LPGA Tour Golf
1:00p
2016 Tour de France
2:00p
Celebrity Golf
11:30a
Paid Program
12:00p
Seinfeld
12:30p
Cougar Town

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
Hollywood Game Night
8:00p
American Ninja Warrior
7:00p
Bulletproof Heart
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Cougar Town