SMYRNA, Del., —North Carolina A&T State won its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Cross Country championship in more than three decades on Saturday at the Delaware State Outreach & Research Center.
The Aggies recorded 51 points.
Duane Ross was named the meet’s Outstanding Coach.
Carlin Berryhill of Bethune-Cookman won individual gold and was named Outstanding Performer after completing the soggy 8K course in 26:39.90. NCAT’s Regan Kimtai was second with a 26:50.80, and B-CU’s Daniel Kiptoo ran a 27:18.40 to come in third.
The Aggies, in claiming their first men’s cross country title since 1983, placed five runners in the top 20.
Savannah State was second with 86 points, with Bethune-Cookman, Maryland Eastern Shore and Norfolk State rounding out the top five. Howard, North Carolina Central, Delaware State, South Carolina State and Coppin State closed out the field.
Outstanding Performer: Carlin Berryhill, Bethune-Cookman
Outstanding Coach: Duane Ross, North Carolina A&T State
Carlin Berryhill, Bethune-Cookman
Regan Kimtai, North Carolina A&T State
Daniel Kiptoo, Bethune-Cookman
Oussama Chouati, Maryland Eastern Shore
John Akakeya, Maryland Eastern Shore
Morris Kimble, North Carolina A&T State
Mar’Quise McGee, North Carolina A&T State
Xavier Walton, Bethune-Cookman
Abbas Abbkar, Savannah State
Festus Bett, Norfolk State
Kamil Jihad, Norfolk State
Suhieb Muhamed, Savannah State
Trenton Montgomery, South Carolina State
Hasan Gill, Delaware State
Hector Cime, Maryland Eastern Shore