Angola, Ind. - The men finished 4th at the MIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. They were led by strong performances in the field events.
Sophomore Cullen Cox and Junior Kejuan Frazier were the only two event winners. Kejuan once again won the shot put(15.92m/52' 2.75"). This is his second indoor shot put title to go along with his two outdoor titles. His best mark of the indoor season (16.12/52' 10.75") has him ranked 20th in the country. Cullen won his first Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association title in the 400m. He used a blistering sprint down the home stretch to pass the runner up. His time of 49.57 is an Albion College indoor record and placed him 21st in the country. Cullen also placed 6th in the 200m dash and ran the anchor leg on the 4th place 4x4 relay team. In all, Cullen accounted for 14.25 points.
In the field, Xavier Aikens continued his exciting season in the weight. He placed 2nd. He was also joined by Harlem Pfefferle, who placed 5th. In the jumps, Trevor Knowles led the way. He placed 5th in the high jump, 5th in the long jump and 2nd in the triple jump. He accounted for 16 points on a busy day. Trevor led the way as the Britons placed 2nd, 3rd (Marcus Freeman), and 5th (Jared Council) in the triple jump.
Overall the Britons had 13 season or personal best performances Saturday. This week they travel to Alabama to train and compete at the University of Alabama Huntsville.
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Joe and Julie Serra have given a $5 million leadership gift to launch a fundraising initiative to make two dreams a reality at Albion College. The first is a newly expanded fitness and student activity facility at the site of the current Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The second is a new or renovated competition facility for the volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball teams that currently call Kresge Gymnasium home.
The College is continuing to raise funds in support of both projects. To learn more, call 517/629-0446 or email email@example.com