Norfolk State's Mercyline Kimaiyo broke the MEAC record in the 5,000 meters at the Duke Invitational, finishing in 16 minutes, 58.85 seconds.

By the Numbers
  • Kimaiyo's time: 16 minutes, 58.85 seconds
  • Previous MEAC record: 17:06.62 by Faith Keitany
Yes, But

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State of Play
  • Mercyline Kimaiyo led Norfolk State at the Duke Invitational with her record-breaking performance.
  • Yvone Sandui and Brooklyn Robinson also had notable performances in various events.
  • The team is set to compete at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville next weekend.
What's Next

Norfolk State's track team will participate in the Virginia Challenge from April 19-20 in Charlottesville, VA.

Bottom Line

Mercyline Kimaiyo's record-breaking feat at the Duke Invitational highlights the continued success of Norfolk State's track team and sets high expectations for their upcoming competitions.