Athlete from the area makes history and wins National Championship
North Carolina A&T is an up-and-coming team. North Carolina A&T is on the come-up in track and field. North Carolina A&T is the best historically black college or university (HBCU) track and field program in the nation.
Cambrea Sturgis led the NCAT women’s track and field team to a 4th place finish at the Nationals in Oregon but she made history herself in individual events. Sturgis became the fastest woman in the NCAA by running the fastest all weather time in NCAA history by running a 10.74 in the 100m and that is the 11th fastest time for a woman in world history.
Sturgis then ran the 200 m where here time run 22.12 became the 4th fastest time in NCAA history. Sturgis who is from Kannapolis NC edged out another NC native Tamara Clark from the University of Alabama who is from high point. Saturday marked the 13th time a woman has won the national title in the 100 and 200m.
Sturgis helped the Aggie women finish in 4th place overall their best finish ever their previous best finish was 15th.
Congratulations to the lady Aggies and the entire NCAT TRACK AND FIELD team. AGGIE PRIDE!!!!