• Posted on: February 6, 2011

Jacobs, Dendy & Wilson win in Japan

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INDIANAPOLIS – Myasia Jacobs, Marquis Dendy and each won their respective events Saturday at the 2011 Germany-Japan-USA Trilateral Friendly Indoor Meet in Osaka, Japan.

The competition consisted of junior athletes (ages 16-19) competing in the 60 meters, 60m hurdles and long jump. Team USA athletes were selected first by using the 2010 end of year high school rankings in the 100m, 100m/110m hurdles and long jump. Athletes were also invited to join the squad based on top indoor performances this season.

A resident of Patterson, N.J., Myasia Jacobs was named the women’s MVP of the meet in winning the 60 meters in 7.41 seconds. Stephanie Pahler of Germany was the runner-up in 7.44, with Team USA’s Christal Peterson of Hampton, Va., finishing third in 7.53.

The men’s MVP of the event was Marquis Dendy of Middletown, Del., who captured the long jump with a best of 7.54 meters/24 feet 9 inches. Dendy will be a freshman at the University of Florida next year.

Read full article at USATF.org

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