NORFOLK, Va. — Coppin State junior Solomon Hammond was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, while Howard junior Kyle Fisher was named Men’s Field Athlete of the Week. 
Howard sophomore Aniya Woodruff was selected as the MEAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, while North Carolina Central senior Joidon Boddie was named Women’s Field Athlete of the Week. 

Hammond (Jr., Ghana) lead all runners around the MEAC in the men’s 100m dash at the Morgan Legacy Classic. Hammond beat Olympian Joseph Amoah (Coppin State alumni) in the prelims, clocking a MEAC best 10.22, and finished second to Amoah in the men’s 100m finals, running a 10.32 time. He anchored the men’s 4×100 relay team to a first-place finish for the Eagles with a time of 40.31. Hammond also finished top five in the men’s 200m dash in 21.09 seconds.  

Fisher (Sr., Beaufort, S.C.) won gold in the men’s triple jump at the Morgan Legacy Classic. He leaped a MEAC best 16.64 meters (54’7.25”), to rank third nationally. In the Sharinda Coleman-Singleton Classic, Fisher placed first in the men’s discus throw with a 48.99m throw to lead the MEAC.  

Woodruff (So., Harrisburn, N.C.) ran a MEAC best at the Morgan Legacy Classic in the women’s 400m hurdles. She clocked 59.13 as the runner up in the event, contributing to a Bison first place win of the meet.  

Joidon Boddie (Sr. Raleigh) won first place in the women’s triple jump at the Aggie Classic, with a 12.36m leap. Boddie also set a new personal record in the long jump with a distance of 5.34m resulting in a top ten finish.  

Other Top Performers 

  • Kai Cole (Norfolk State) won first place in the men’s 100m in 10.35 at the Virginia Challenge.  
  • Yvone Sandui (Norfolk State) placed second in the women’s 800m run in 2:09.64 at the Virginia Challenge. 
    Nyla Ward (Norfolk State) set a personal record in the women’s long jump with a 6.02m leap. 
  • Otto Laing (Fr. Howard) won the men’s110-meter hurdles at the 2024 Morgan Legacy, running a 13.79 time, which ranks second in the MEAC (42nd in the nation)
  • Nelson Anderson (North Carolina Central) finished first in the men’s hammer throw with 47.49m and finished top five in the discus throw (42.89m). 
  • Laila Jackson (North Carolina Central) set a new personal record with a second-place finish in the women’s 1500m run at the Aggie Classic, clocking a 4:43.95 time.  
  • Dexter Ratliff (South Carolina State) had a second-place finish in the discus throw throwing 51.4 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational. 
  • TyQwasia Williams (South Carolina State) had a personal record in the women’s 400 meter, running a time of 55.99 seconds at the Georgia Tech Invitational.