Jackson Earns America East Honors for Second Consecutive Week

Jackson Earns America East Honors for Second Consecutive Week

America East Release

Boston, Mass.—UMBC track and field senior Mercedes Jackson (Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown) earned her second consecutive  week. Mercedes had a strong showing in the Pepsi Florida Relays this past weekend, to help her earn the award.

Jackson took home 13thplace in the 100m dash of the relays. Mercedes crossed the finish line in a time of 11.58. That mark places her 20th in the country and first in the America East so far this season.

The Retrievers will head to Fairfax, Va. for a dual meet with George Mason on Saturday, April 11. The Retrievers and Patriots will square off starting at 10:00 a.m.