Southern’s Devin Jenkins named men's SWAC Track & Field Athlete of the Week

Southern’s Devin Jenkins named men's SWAC Track & Field Athlete of the Week
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POSTED: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:35pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:43pm

Position: Sprints
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Kapolei, HI

Jenkins and the Southern Jaguars competed at the LSU Alumni Gold Meet in Baton Rouge last weekend. The sophomore sprinter finished second out of 14 runners in the 200m Dash with a time of 20.32.

The Kapolei, HI native has been successful throughout the track & field season. He posted the fastest 100 meter time in the NCAA after running a 10.21 first place finish at the Texas Southern relays. Jenkins' mark is also tied for the third fastest time internationally in 2014.

During the indoor season, Jenkins set a new SWAC record in the 60m with a time of 6.66 as sophomore.

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