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The Wiley College men and Southern University-New Orleans women were the top HBCU teams at the 36th annual NAIA Outdoor Track National Championships from May 26-28 at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala. Wiley achieved the highest finish ever for a Red River Athletic Conference team, clinching third place. SUNO's women finished fourth in the team standings.FMU Corion Knigh NAIA LJ16Florida Memorial's Corion Knight was national champ
in long jump and All-American in high jump

The HBCU men's and women's squads claimed five national titles with 37 achieving All-American status, honors given to the top eight individuals from each event and all four runners in the top eight relays.

Wiley's Moriba Morain (SO/Trinidad & Tobago) won the 100-meter dash and Marbeq Edgar (FR/St. Lucia) won the 800-meter run.  Florida Memorial's Corion Knight finished first in the long jump. They joined Southern-NO's Orenthia Bennett and SUNO's women's 4X400 relay team as national champions.

HBCU 2016 ASICS-NAIA Outdoor Track & Field All-Americans

Men's 100m Dash
*Moriba Morain, Wiley
Quinn-Lee Ralph, Wiley
Oraine Palmer, Wiley

Men's 200m Dash
Moriba Morain, Wiley
Quinn-Lee Ralph, Wiley
Oraine Palmer, Wiley

Men's 400m Dash
Danielle Richards, SUNO

Men's 400m Hurdles
Chad Thomas, Southern-NO

Men's 800m Run
*Marbeq Edgar, Wiley
Alex Saunders, Southern-NO

Men's Long Jump
*Corion Knight, Florida Memorial
Quamel Sessoms, Dillard

Men's 4x100m Relay
Rodney Brown, Oquasmon Richmond, Abram Petties & Wayne Hargrove

Women's 100m Dash
Oshin Brooks-Gillings, Southern-NO

Women's 200m Dash
Kaitlyn Fortuna, Dillard

Women's 400m Dash
*Orenthia Bennett, Southern-NO
Ethel Ajanga, Wiley
Shadae Hylton, Southern-NO

Women's 800m Run
Candice Higgins, Wiley

Women's 100m Hurdles
Sasha Newman, Dillard

Women's 400m Hurdles
Shantae Green, Southern-NO

Women's 4x100m Relay
Oshin Brooks-Gillings, Chantal Pennie, Shadae Hylton & Leonie Robinson
T'Ara Howard, Darion Johnson, Cameisha Young & Latisha Jacobs
Terisa Mark, Ethel Ajanga, Kenisha Arthur & Chriss Ann Thomas

Women's 4x400m Relay
Shantae Green, Kimona Smikle, Chantal Pennie & Orenthia Bennett

Megan Reed, Sasha Newman, Tajdreana Hurst, India Ware
Danielle David, Candice Higgins, Chriss Ann Thomas & Ethel Ajanga

Kailey Williams, Kayla Quincy, Chinyere Jones & Clark Allen

Women's Heptathlon
Janaa Evans, Langston

* - National Champion

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