Five Braves named to SWAC All-Conference Indoor Track and Field team
Published 12:49 pm Thursday, February 24, 2022
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The 2022 Southwestern Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field All-Conference Teams were announced by the league Wednesday morning, and five Braves and the women’s 4×400 meter relay team earned honors.
All-conference recognitions were awarded to the top two finishers per event at the 2022 SWAC Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Ala. Thursday, Feb. 17-Friday, Feb. 18.
The Alcorn State women’s track and field team placed second in the event, tallying 101 points through 17 events. 2022 SWAC Women’s Track and Field Champions Prairie View A&M grabbed 133 points.
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Helping the Braves to the second-place victory, Stellah Kiptui received all-conference recognition for her first-place finish in the 1-mile run (5:12.60) and her second-place finish in the 3000-meter run (10:24.80). Runelda Jackson was also awarded twice. The Belle Glade, Fla. native, placed first in the 3000-meter run (10:22.37) and second in the 5000-meter run (18:34.50). Daisy Enriquez was honored for her first-place performance in the 5000-meter run (18:13.80) to round out individual honors for the women’s team.
As a squad, the Alcorn women’s 4X400 meter relay team finished second with a time of 3:47.73.
The Braves men’s team finished seventh in the SWAC Indoor Championship with 42 points. Bralon Robinson and Zayne Palomino received all-conference honors for their efforts in the competition. Robinson finished first in the 60-meter dash (6.60S), and Palomino finished second in the high jump (2.06m).
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