Six selected for NACAC U18, U23 championships
Six athletes have been selected by Team Athletics SVG to compete at this year’s North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association NACAC Under-18 and Under-23 championships, set for San Jose, Costa Rica, from July 9 to 11.
The team comprises three males and three females. The males selected are Uroy Ryan, who will compete in the Under-18 long jump; Kyle Lawrence – Under-23 100m and Handal Roban, the Under-23 800m.
The females are Shafiqua Maloney, who will race in the Under-23 800m; Tamara Woodley, the Under-23 400m and Mikeisha Welcome, the Under-23 triple jump.
Lawrence is the lone home-based athlete. Ryan and Roban are at Jamaica College; Welcome is at the University of Oklahoma, while Woodley attends the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley and Maloney just graduated from the University of Arkansas.