Men's Track & Field - Thu, Mar. 17, 2011

Tallahassee, FL-The Dillard University Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams competed at the 60th Annual FAMU Rattler Relays last week in Tallahassee, Florida. It was the second meet of the season for the runners.

Dillard's men's and women's teams put on a great performance. For the women, Courtney Henry finished 11th out of 35 runners in the women's 100-meter dash final with a time of 12.56. The women's 4x100 meter relay team finished 8th with a time of 48.83. The women finished with a time of 4:06.89 in the 4x400 meter relay, good for 7th place.

In men's competition, Dillard's Matthew Jones finished 5th in the 400-meter dash, posting a time of 50.40. Jones was competing against runners from FAMU and Grambling State University. Rudy Garza, Matthew Jones, Emory Nash and Ladalrius Miller finished in 4th place in the men's 4x400-meter relay. The relay team posted a time of 3:24.85. 

Both the men's and women's teams will travel to Lafayette and compete in the University of Louisiana -Lafayette Relays on Saturday, March 19th.