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Concord's Anderson Hits Two Provisional Marks at Kent State

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KENT, Ohio -

Concord University men's indoor track and field sprinter R.J. Anderson met the NCAA provisional qualifying standards in the 60-meter dash and the 200-meter dash Saturday at the Doug Raymond Invitational on the campus of Kent State University.

After posting the top preliminary time in the 60-meters, Anderson bolted to the victory in the finals by recording a time of 6.85 seconds. He followed that performance up by clocking a time of 21.80 seconds in the 200-meters to place third overall, but more importantly meet the NCAA provisional standard of 22.20 seconds. Anderson's 200-meter time is currently the eighth fastest in Division II while his 60-meter mark ranks 11th in the nation.

Distance runner Robby Peters also had a strong showing Concord, finishing third in both the 3,000-meter run and the mile run. Peters posted a time of 8:44.61 in the 3,000-meters before posting a time of 4:18.32 in the mile.

More Concord athletes will be back in action on January 19 when coach Mike Cox sends athletes to both the Marietta Invitational as well as the Hokie Invitational.