Track and Field Named 2022 CIAA Co-Champions at Outdoor Track and Field Meet -

Track and Field Named 2022 CIAA Co-Champions at Outdoor Track and Field Meet

BOWIE, Md. – The Winston-Salem State University track and field team is the defending Outdoor Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) 2022 Champions. The Rams tied with Fayetteville State to be named the Co-Champions.

Winston-Salem State claimed the title in 2019.

The Rams were in first place after day one events that took place on the campus of Bowie State. After all, 16 events scored, the Rams and Broncos finished with a total of 149.5 points.

Winston-Salem saw first-place finishes from DeMaya Campbell (javelin), Kennedy Alexander (high jump), Alyssa Farmer (discus), Tamia McLean (400), and Vanessa Jones (3000).

How it Happened:

On day one, DeMya Campbell won the javelin (33.31m), and finished third in the shot put (11.72m). Alyssa Farmer finished fifth in the shot put (11.05m) and fifth in the javelin (28.06m). Asia Lampe came in seventh in the shot put (10.82m). Tionna Wilson finished fifth in the long jump (5.32m).


On the running side, Vanessa Jones captured second in the 1500m run (4:58.62) and Tamia McLean came in third with a time of 5:06.57.

Amique Willis, Essence Newkirk, and Amiyah Murray advanced to 100H finals with times of 15.26, 15.54, and 15.65, respectively.


Raven Haston advanced to the 100m (12.31) and 200m (25.60) finals. Tamia McLean advanced to 800m finals (2:27.51).


Essence Newkirk (1:09.76), Amique Willis (1:07.88), and Tinasia Davis (1:10.20) all advanced to the 400H finals as well.


On Saturday, the Rams kept the momentum going with Tionna Wilson capturing fourth place in the triple jump (10.89) and Kyndall Barrow finishing in seventh (10.59m).


It was a 1-2 finish with Kennedy Alexander (1.60m) and Amiyah Murray (1.55m) in the high jump. Alyssa Farmer finished with a mark of 43.45 to claim first place in the discus throw.


The 4×100 relay team captured third place with a time of 49.66.


In the finals of the 100m hurdles Essence Newkirk finished in fourth with a time of 15.13, Amiyah Murray came in fifth (15.45) and Amique Willis (15.98) finished in seventh.


Essence Newkirk captured fourth in the 400m hurdles (1:07.80), and Amique Willis (1:08.97) finished fifth.


Raven Haston finished fifth in the 100m dash with a time of 12.32.


Tamia McLean captured first place in the 800m dash with a time of 2:21.18.


Vanessa Jones won the 3000m run with a time of 11:14.29.


To end the day, the Rams captured third place in the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:04.99.

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