St. Aug's Cato wins 400 hurdles at Penn Relays
Posted April 25
World leader Roxroy Cato (Sr./St. Mary’s, Jamaica) of Saint Augustine’s University won the men’s 400 meter hurdles in the college championship division at the 2014 Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Friday, April 25.
Cato outran Mica-Jonathan Petit-Homme of Long Island University with a time of 50.70 seconds. Petit-Homme was second in 51.58 and Byron Robinson of Penn State University was third in 51.70. Elhadji Mbow (Sr./Dakar, Senegal) of St. Aug placed eighth in 52.19.
Cato owns the world-leading time in the 400 hurdles this year. He posted a time of 48.67 at the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Fla., on April 4.
Mbow has the fifth-fastest time in the 400 hurdles this season among all collegians. He ran a time of 50.12 at the Florida Relays on April 4.
Cato is the second St. Aug competitor to win at the 2014 Penn Relays. Shakinah Brooks (Fr./Raleigh, NC) won the women’s long jump in the college division Thursday, April 24, with a leap of 19-9.
To see the complete schedule and results, go to thepennrelays.com. The prestigious meet will be televised live Saturday, April 26, by NBC Sports from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.