Howard Men’s Track & Field Takes Third at the Towson Invitational

Howard University men’s track & field team finished third overall at the Towson Invitational, hosted by the Towson Tigers, scoring 93 points in 19 events. The two-day event (April 2-3) took place at Minnegan Field inside Johnny Unitas® Stadium.

On the track, the trio of graduate Casimir Tawiah (Lexington Park, Md.), junior Kameron Davis (Miami) and freshman Zachary Hawkins excelled in the 100-meter hurdles. Tawiah and Davis each made for the finals, posting automatic qualifying (AQ) times of 14.25 and 14.36, respectively, while Hawkins registered one of the fastest non-AQ marks at 14.87.

In Saturday’s 110-meter hurdles final, Davis and Tawiah took second (14.11) and third (14.17), respectively, while the newcomer came in sixth overall (15.07).

In the 400-meter hurdles, senior Corinthians Payne (Apopka, Fla.) and Cameron Kee (Lawnside, N.J.) went first and second after clocking in at 55.07 and 56.00, respectively.

After earning an AQ spot in the 100-meter dash finals (11.16), sophomore Goba Dan-Princewill (Houston) finished fourth overall with an 11.02 mark.

Dan-Princewill, Tawiah, Davis and Payne competed in the 4×100 relays where the squad earned runner-up, placing a 42.32 time.

In the field events, sophomores Ezra Montiero (New Port, R.I.) and Nnamdi Olebara (Bowie, Md.) took home second (47.60m) and third (46.23m), respectively, in the hammer throw.

Delaware State won the event, tallying 118 points, followed by John Hopkins recording 104 points.

On April 10, Director of Track and Field David Oliver and the Bison travel down to North Carolina A&T State for the Aggie Invitational.

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