GREENSBORO, NC – UNC Greensboro’s Charles Jones and Jeff Williams were both victorious on Saturday at the North Carolina A&T Last Chance Track and Field Meet.
Competing in the same facility that they will visit in two weeks to take part of the NCAA East Regional Track and Field Meet, Williams was victorious in the 800 meters, while Jones won the triple jump. Williams, a junior from South Plainfield, NJ who was the Southern Conference Indoor and Outdoor Champion in the 800 meters, crossed the line in 1:54.00.
Jones, a senior from Wilson, NC who qualified for the NCAA National Championship meet a year ago in the triple jump, returned to the line-up after missing the last several weeks due to injury. He leaped 14.59 meters to win the triple jump.
Jones and Williams will both compete in the NCAA East Regional at Belk Track May 26-28. Williams’ 800 meter preliminaries are slated for Friday night, while Jones’ triple jump trials are scheduled for Saturday.
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