Harrisburg, Pa.- Penn State Harrisburg Men's Track & Field team is preparing to compete in the CAC championships this Friday and Saturday May 4th and 5th at Salisbury University. The Lions have had an outstanding season, highlighted by having athletes ranked in the top 35 in six events.
On the track, Uzoijie Ukattah has lead the Lions in the 100 Meters and 200 Meters. Ukattah is ranked in the 7th in the CAC in the 100 Meters with a time of 11.05 and 13th in the 200 Meters with a time of 22.84 seconds.
Jalil Clayton has also been a standout on the track as well. Clayton holds the top time in the CAC in the 400 Meter Hurdles with a time of 54.08. That time ranks 19th nationally. Clayton ranks 4th in the CAC in the 110 Meter Hurdles with a time of 14.76. That time ranks 26th nationally. Clayton ranks 8th in the CAC in the 400 Meters with a time of 49.88 seconds.
Alex White leads the Lions at the jumping pits. White ranks 1st in the CAC in the Long Jump with a leap of 7.26 Meters. With that leap, White ranks 9th nationally. White also leads the CAC in the High Jump clearing 2.04 Meters. With that leap, White ranks 19th nationally. Finally White ranks 6th in the CAC in the Triple Jump traveling 13.55 Meters.
The Lions have also had several other stand out performances in the jumping events. Rodeo Thompson ranks 4th in the CAC in the High Jump clearing 1.96 Meters. Jalil Clayton also ranks 5th in the High jump that cleared 1.91 Meters. Josiah Owhe is currently ranked 4th in the Long Jump with a leap of 6.94 Meters.
Cameron Yon leads the Lions in the throwing events. Yon currently is ranked 1st in the CAC and 1st in the Nation in the Discus Throw, with a throw of 55.83 Meters. Yon ranks 6th in the CAC in the Shot put with a throw of 13.94 Meters. Finally Yon ranks 9th in the CAC in the Hammer Throw with toss of 40.98 Meters.
In the Javelin, Joseph Rebarchak leads the Lions with the top throw in the CAC. Rebarchak's throw of 57.34 Meters is ranked 31st in the Nation. Daniel Parker is ranked 2nd in the CAC with a throw of 54.60 Meters.