Firebirds Finish Third at Maryland’s Kehoe Twilight Meet

Niasia Harding ran on the winning 4x400M Relay team and finished 4th in the 400M Hurdles.
Niasia Harding ran on the winning 4x400M Relay team and finished 4th in the 400M Hurdles.

COLLEGE PARK, MD – In its final meet of the season, the University of the District of Columbia Women's Track & Field team secured a third-place finish at the Kehoe Twilight Meet on Friday, May 5th, 2017.

Freshman Shanell Hibbert had an impressive 2nd place finish in the 100M by running a time of 12.65s, and she also flourished on the winning 4x400M Relay team, which finished in a time of 4:03.49. Hibbert also led the Firebirds to a 2nd place finish with a time of 47.60s on the 4x100M Relay. Her teammates included Stacy-Ann Rowe, Niasia Harding and Temera Duncan.

UDC's 4x400M Relay team, which included freshmen sensations, Shannell Hibbert, Temera Duncan, Diasia Greer and Niasia Harding, boasted an impressive time of 4:03.49s on their way to a 1st place finish.

In the Long Jump, senior, Brittany Okon finished 3rd with a leap of 5.42M, while Greer obtained a 4th place finish with a leap of 5.23M.

To round out the competition, Harding, finished 4th in the 400M Hurdles by running a time of 1:05.38.