John Akakeya
John  Akakeya


Staten Island, N.Y.

Last College:
Mississippi Valley State


2017 Cross Country: Won his debut event as a Hawk with a time of 16:59.1 at the Eastern Shore Lid-Lifter 5K ... earned three additional top five finishes, including a third place finish for the DSU Pre-Conferene 8K ... ran the MEAC Championship in 26:43.7 to come in 17th place … recipient of the Coach’s Award by the track & field staff.

2018 Indoor Track: Split between mid-distance and distance runs over the winter … ranked 20th in the MEAC for the 3000 meter run with an adjusted time of 9:15.08 at the Terrapin Invitational … placed in the top five six times individually and twice as a relay runner.

2018 Outdoor Track: Competed in eight individual events and three relays … ran in the 4x800 team at the Penn Relays that finished in 7:46.53, which ranks 48th in the IC4A … won the 1500 meter run at the Delaware Open … took fifth at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in the 800 meter run.

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