Raiders competing in track championships
Four Raiders are competing in the 2021 NCAA Division II Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships this week in Michigan.
The Shippensburg University men’s 4×100-meter relay team of Stephon Brown (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin East), Mo Whittle (Tobyhanna, Pa./Pocono Mountain West)), EJ Dorwil (Philadelphia, Pa./George Washington) and Eric Kirk (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville Area) has been selected to compete in the Championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.
The SU quartet qualified by virtue of its school record and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships meet record time of 40.56 seconds, which was achieved during prelims of the 2021 PSAC Outdoor Championships.
Michael Lingard (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport) is expected to serve as the alternate for the relay.
According to the current NCAA Championships meet schedule, the 4×100-meter relay prelims are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Thursday, and the finals are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday.