UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania –
The Morgan State University men’s track team had a busy day Saturday, competing in the Sykes & Sabock Invitational hosted by Penn State inside the Ashenfelter indoor track.
There were several strong performances from the Sykes & Sabock Invitational, including Kobe-Jordan Rooms’ triple jump performance. He cleared 14.78 meters, earning him a third-place finish.
Emmanuel Ibeh finished eighth in the 200m with a time of 22.11 and also finished ninth in the 400m in 49.54 – both times were personal bests for the junior.
Adrian Holley completed 12and in the 60 meter preliminaries in 6.98, and Devon Bryant (4:29.84) and Nasir Wallace (4:32.90) finished in 33rd and 34and on target.
Zackery Dillon recorded a throw of 15.85 to place ninth in the shot put, while his teammate John Purvis finished with 14and with a draw of 15.54.
Morgan’s quartet Emmanuel Ibeh, Tarique Gooden, Ali Bowen and Duane Kizer placed seventh in the 4×400 meters relay with a time of 3:30.11.
The Bears will participate in the East Coast Invitational next weekend (February 4-5) in Virginia Beach, Va.
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Morgan State University, founded in 1867, is a Carnegie-ranked advanced research (R2) institution offering nearly 140 academic programs leading to degrees ranging from bachelor’s to doctoral degrees. As Maryland’s preeminent public urban research university and the only university to have its entire campus designated a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Morgan serves a multiethnic and multiracial student body and seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as wide as possible to as many people as possible. For more information about Morgan State University, visit www.morgan.edu.