Cayman athletes busy in USA

Although it is early in the collegiate indoor track season, Cayman’s representatives have turned in some commendable performances already.

Michael Letterlough

Michael Letterlough is working on his hammer throw technique in Florida.

Twins Carl and Carlos Morgan are making an impact on the Middle Tennessee State University scene. Carl did not compete this past weekend as he is nursing a slight injury, but Carlos won the long jump at the Blue Raider Invitational with an NCAA Division I Championship provisional qualifying mark of 25’5″, and was best collegiate performer in the triple jump at 48’5 1/4″.Carlos leads the Sun Belt Conference rankings in the long jump as a result of that effort, which is also the third-best Division I mark in the country so far this year, and and holds fourth place in the conference lists in the triple jump.Carl’s best of 48″4 1/2″ earlier this season is only one step down the conferencer rankings ladder.Carlos also holds sixth place in the present conference rankings in the 55 meter dash at 6.45 seconds.

Also in the Sun Belt rankings, Ronald Forbes of Florida International University is placed fifth for the 55 meter hurdles off a 7.73 seconds effort.

Out in Houston, Omar Wright has begun his 2007 indoor competition for Rice University with a 6’8″

clearance for fourth place in the Leonard Hilton Invitational.

Kristi Hurlston is atending King College in Bristol, Tennessee, and underwent her initiation to indoor track last month for the NAIA school against a number of NCAA Division I competitors at Appalachian State, when she clocked 7.81 for the 55 meter dash and 28.48 seconds for 200 meters.

Tyrell Cuffy has recently joined the King College student body, and will hopefully be in action this weekend, when it is expected that all these other collegians will be on the track or the jump approach in a variety of venues.

Michael Letterlough has announced his arrival at the University of Florida in Gainesville,, where he will be training for the hammer throw under the tutelage of Florida women’s throws coach Steve Lemke.

Kareem Streete-Thompson is also based at the University of Florida, where he is preparing for the outdoor season under multi-events coach Rana Reider.

Latest report on Cydonie Mothersill has her training in the state of Tennessee.