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SMYRNA, Del.,—Florida A&M won its unprecedented seventh straight Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women’s Cross Country title on Saturday at the Delaware State Outreach & Research Center.

The Lady Rattlers edged Norfolk State in the team standings, 43 points to 44.

Head coach Dr. Darlene Moore was again named Outstanding Coach.

Martha Bissah of Norfolk State was named Outstanding Performer after defending her individual crown, turning in an 18:02.31 on the soggy, chilly course. Emmax Kiplagat paced FAMU with a second-place effort, completing the 5K course in 18:42.68. Shalet MKitei was third with an 18:49.97.famu meac wxc182018 MEAC Women's Cross Country Champions
Florida A&M University

FAMU placed four runners in the top 15.

North Carolina A&T State, Maryland Eastern Shore and Howard rounded out the top five of the team standings, followed by Bethune-Cookman, Morgan State, Delaware State, Coppin State, North Carolina Central and Savannah State.

Outstanding Performer: Martha Bissah, Norfolk State
Outstanding Coach: Dr. Darlene Moore, Florida A&M

All-MEAC Team
Martha Bissah, Norfolk State
Emmax Kiplagat, Florida A&M
Shalet Mitei, Florida A&M
Fridah Koech, Norfolk State
Mercy Chemutai, Maryland Eastern Shore
Sharon Kibiwott, Florida A&M
Deja Davis, Bethune-Cookman
Destiny Stanford, Howard
Candice Higgins, Norfolk State
Infinnatie Rowe, Morgan State
Katarzyna Rosikon, Delaware State
Neus Quinonero, Maryland Eastern Shore
G’Jasmyne Butler, North Carolina A&T State
Ashah Koech, Norfolk State
Mercy Rotich, Florida A&M


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