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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ezike and 4x400 relay to represent Buff State men’s track and field at NCAA Championships

All WNY News     Saturday, May 20, 2017    

BUFFALO STATE ATHLETICS



GENEVA, Ohio—The NCAA revealed the field for the 2017 Division III Men's Outdoor Track & Field Championships today and Buffalo State will be represented in a pair of events.  Benjamin Ezike (Staten Island/Susan Wagner) will look to defend his national title in the triple jump, and the 4x400-meter relay of Robert Liebel (Tonawanda/Tonawanda), Phil Giuga (Tonawanda/Tonawanda), Cody Sikora (N. Tonawanda/N. Tonawanda) and Mohamed Kouyate (Bronx/Dreamyard Prep) will also run for a championship.
 
The championships will be held May 25-27 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
 
Ezike, who won the triple jump last season as a junior, enters this year's meet with the seventh-best mark in the nation at 14.90 meters.  He will compete on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
 
The 4x400-meter relay enters seeded 10th with a season-best time of 3:14.17, just over two seconds off the pace of top-seeded Middlebury.  The prelims will be held on Thursday at 5:15 p.m., and the finals close the meet on Saturday at 4 p.m.
 
Buffalo State will compete in the prelims on Thursday at 2 p.m. and if it qualifies in the top-8, it will run for a national championship on Saturday at 12:05 p.m.



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