VCU's Williams and La Salle's Santana Earn All-American Honors at NCAA Championships
Live Meet Results
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – VCU’s Jaleesa Williams and La Salle’s Alfredo Santana concluded their seasons yesterday at the NCAA Track & Field Championships. Williams finished ninth overall in the Women’s Discus (53.04 meters) and with Second Team All-American Honors for the second consecutive season. Santana finished 22nd overall in the Men’s 1,500 meter semifinals with a time of 3:49.59 and earned Third Team All-American honors.
The George Mason Men’s 4 x 400 relay team consisting of Angel Coburn, George Empty, Da’Quan Smalls and Adrian Vaughn finished 17th with a time of 3:08.25.
Student-athletes from the A-10 will be in action again on Friday as Fordham’s David Fajoyomi competes in the Men’s High Jump finals and VCU’s Kiara Porter competes in the finals of the Women’s 400 meters.
A-10 NCAA Championship Schedule of Events
Wednesday, June 11
Kiara Porter (VCU) – Women’s 400 meter semifinals – 8th place; 52.06 (Advances to Friday’s finals)
Jim Spisak (Duquesne) – Men’s 10,000 meter finals – DNF
Thursday, June 12
Jaleesa Williams (VCU) – Women’s Discus finals – 9th place; 53.04 meters
Alfredo Santana (La Salle) – Men’s 1,500 meter semifinals – 22nd place; 3:49.58
George Mason – Men’s 4 x 400 meter relay semifinals – 17th place; 3:08.25
Friday, June 13
David Fajoyomi (Fordham) – Men’s High Jump finals – 6:20 pm ET
Kiara Porter (VCU) – Women’s 400 meter finals – 9:00 pm ET