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Track and Field Teams Match Up with Top Dogs
February 12, 2019 • Fort Kent, ME

Ajay Thompson clears the bar in Orono, Maine. 
Ajay Thompson clears the bar in Orono, Maine. 

Orono, Maine-- The University of Maine at Fort Kent Track & Field Program had their first taste of NCAA Division I competition at the UMaine Orono Invitational Sunday afternoon. 

The Bengals had two event winners with Mandy Graham (Presque Isle, Maine) winning her event for the second meet in a row, this time in the mile in a time of 5:32. Ajay Thompson (Black River St. Elizabeth, Jamaica) won the high jump handily with a bar clearance of 2.00 meters (6 feet 6.5 inches).           

Other meet highlights included Rodane Hibbert (Southfield, Jamaica) taking 4th in the 400m, Joe Enerva (Ohio) getting a 2 foot PR (personal record) in the shot put, and Yannick Kasongo (Houston, Texas) getting a PR of over 1 foot in the long jump.

Complete meet results can be found at

The Bengals travel to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada this coming weekend for the Carleton University Raven U-Sport Last Chance Meet at the Louis Riel Dome.