McNeil Places 19th in Triple Jump at The Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Winston-Salem State University junior triple jumper Tajanel McNeil had a solid day at The Penn Relays, Friday. As the only WSSU competitor on the day, she represented the team well with another great effort against some of the top competition in the nation.

She recorded a 38'2" (11.63m) leap at the event to place 19th at the meet. Of the field of 25 competitors, McNeil was one of three student-athletes in NCAA Division II.

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