Track Stars Excel at Nationals

Navasky Anderson

Leon Clarke

Freshmen Navasky Anderson and Leon Clarke represented themselves and Essex County College well at the National Junior College Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships, held March 1-2 in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Competing in the 800 meter run, Navasky finished seventh in his qualifying heat with a personal best time of 1:54.71. He then placed seventh overall in the finals.

Leon also ran his personal best of 1:19.55 in the qualifying round of the 600 meter run. In the finals, he finished eighth overall.

Both Navasky and Leon finished with the second fastest freshman times in their respective events.

The Wolverine track team is led by Head Coach Shaylah Counts and Assistant Coach Lionel Leach.