Ibeh earns crucial points

Robert Ibeh made a fine contribution to Clemson University’s runnerup finish to host Florida State at the recent Atlantic Coast Conference Championships in Tallahassee, as he scored points in the 100 meter, 200 meter, and 4 x 100 meter relay events.

His 10.66 in the 100 prelims qualified him for the finals, where his 10.85 mark earned him seventh place.

At 200 meters, he clocked 21.67 for sixth-best in the finals. Running the second leg of the 4 x 100 relay, he assisted the Tiger foursome to second place in a time of 40.16, which achieved the standard necessary to qualify for the NCAA

Division I Regional Meet.He also competed in the long jump, posting a best mark of 22’3′.

Stephon Johnson and his Lindenwood University teammates racked up some good results at the Kansas Relays, which featured numerous international stars as well as outstanding collegiate performers.

Stephon and his 4 x 200 meter relay cohorts recorded a mark of 1:26.05 to win in the collegiate category in that event. Individually, he placed fourth in the long jump with a leap that measured 23’6′. Unfortunately, he was charged with a false start in the 100 meter dash.

Omar Wright burst on the collegiate high jump scene for Rice University at the Dogwood Invitational Meet, when in his much-anticipated debut for the Owls, he soared 6’8 ¾’ to finish as top collegian, matching the height achieved by the winner, who competed unattached.

In his second outing, at the Louisiana State Solid Gold Alumni meet, Omar’s best mark of 6’5 ½’ tied for sixth place.

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