Cayman’s track and field athletes continue to excel at overseas universities.
Wingate University sophomore Nate Patterson met the qualifying time for NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships for the men’s triple jump. His mark came at the JDL Fast Track College Kick-off Classic over the weekend.
Looking back, Clemson University’s Jorel Bellafonte’s 2016 season was an exceptional one earning All-American recognition with the Clemson Tigers’ 4X400 relay helping the team to a fifth-place effort at the NCAA Championships.
Bellafonte was a member of the team’ when it ran its fastest time of the season at the National Championships preliminary round he third-best time on record at Clemson in the event and he also competed the 400 meter hurdles for the first time finishing fifth at the ACC Championships with a time of 52.20.
Cayman’s well known long distance runner Dominic Dyer will be running with the Columbia Lions at Columbia University in New York this fall.