Members of the 4 x 400m relay from l to r: Matthew Jones, Jevonte' Ezzard, Darius Neely, and Emory Nash
Men's Track & Field - Mon, Mar. 12, 2012
Hattiesburg, MS - The Bleu Devil track team opened the 2012 outdoor season at Southern Mississippi Invitational.

Highlighting the men's team performance was the 4 x 400m relay team (Matthew Jones, Jevonte' Ezzard, Darius Neely and Emory Nash) who placed second overall with a time of 3:18. The relay missed the national qualifying time by one second. "Overall, it was a good start to the outdoor season," said Head Coach Bobby Williams. Other top ten finishes include:

1500m run

Daniel Gibson                  4th place              4:01

200m dash

Darius Neely                    8th place             22.39

100m dash

Dariums Neely                5th place             11.10

Tobyus Simmons             6th place             11.17

4 x 100m relay                  4th place              42:14

Kermith Buggage, Tobyus Simmons, Darius Neely, Ladalrius Miller

Long Jump

Alonzo Martin                  9th place              4.68m(15-4.25)

400m Hurdles

Rudy Garza                        9th place              58.46

Dillard University men's track team will return to action when they travel to Texas Southern Relays on March 16 in Houston, TX.