Photo Credit: York Athletics Website
By Richard Heaton
Last month the York College track team faced off against other schools in the CUNY Conference Championship. They did not disappoint.
In the women’s 60-meter dash, York had two athletes finish in the top half. Kalice Hitchman finished seventh in 8.31 seconds while Destiny Scott finished fifth in 8.13 seconds.
The men’s 60-meter dash also had two athletes finish in fifth and seventh. Hezekiah Corbin finished in 7.39 seconds while Rojhn Miller finished in 7.31.
When it came to the women’s 400-meter dash, Scott gave it her best and finished in 29.141 seconds. She placed third and behind her, Emely Cuevas finished in sixth place, clocking in at 30.829 seconds.
In the 4×400-meter relay, both teams performed well in their respective races. The men’s team, consisting of Shevon Walker, Andrew George, Keshawn Ross, and Rojhn Miller finished third with a time of 3:35.90.
The women’s team consisted of Geraldine Guese, Shalanie McIntosh, Emily Cuevas, and Destiny Scott. They took home the gold by finishing in 4:20.34, beating Hunter College by less than a second.
Next up, York will participate in the Wagner College Invitational in Staten Island, NY.