Caymanians target US collegiate championships

With the NAIA National Indoor Tack and Field Championships coming up from 6-8 March in Johnson City, Tennessee, King College’s Tyrell Cuffy has automatically qualified at both 60 meters and 200 meters. His 6.87 for the short straight places him fifth in NAIA rankings and a 21.94 mark for the indoor one-lapper is good for fourth in the NAIA standings.Teammate Kemar Hyman has a provisional qualifying mark for 60 meters with a 6.96 conversion from his 55 meters best, which puts him 21st in the NAIA lists.

Ronald Forbes of Florida International University is tied for the runnerup spot in NCAA Division I standings for the 60 meter hurdles at 7.68, and leads the Sun Belt Conference in the 55 meter hurdles with 7.15, a conversion from the 60 meter hurdles time.

Carl and Carlos Morgan of Middle Tennessee State University stand atop the Sun Belt Conference with equal 7.57 (24’10”) efforts in the long jump, and are also tied for 27th overall in the NCAA Division I lists for that event. Both have provisionally qualified for the Division I National Championships scheduled for 14-15 March in Fayetteville, Arkansas.Carl’s 15.28 meters(50’1 3/4) in the triple jump leads Sun Belt competitors with Carlos fourth at 14.68 meters (48’2″).