Wednesday, 15 May 2019 08:10

Four L-R Student Athletes to Compete at NCAA Division 2 National Championships

P.J. Lotharp will compete in both the 4x100 relay team and the 200-meter race P.J. Lotharp will compete in both the 4x100 relay team and the 200-meter race Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Track and Field Team will have representation for two events in the 2019 NCAA National Championships – the 4x100 meter relay and the men's 200-meter race. The Championships are set for May 23 – 25 in Kingsville, Texas.

The Men's 4x100-meter relay team is comprised of Kaynmon Maddox, Ja'Tay Culliver, P.J. Lotharp and Lucas Besong. This team heads into the competition tied for sixth nationally.

Lotharp also ran his way to a spot in the 200-meter race and ranks fourteenth in the country heading into the championships.

Several other student-athletes were considered based on NCAA provisional marks and a program record number of 11 made a list of candidates, which are as follows:

Men
P.J. Lotharp – 100m, 200m, 4 x 100m Relay
Kaynmon Maddox – 4 x 100m Relay
Ja'Tay Culliver – 4 x 100m Relay
Lucas Besong – 4 x 100m Relay
Demarius Hampton – Triple Jump
Jaquay Mitchell – Long Jump, Triple Jump

Women
Saidah Hardwick – 400m, 4 x 400m Relay
Paiton Fair – 4 x 400m Relay
Tyra Poole – 4 x 400m Relay
Taylor Meadows – 4 x 400m Relay
Autumn Drayton – Discus

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