Mohame Kouyate of Buffalo State, the State University Athletic Conference, champion in the event has been selected to compete in the 400-meter dash this weekend in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship at North Central College in Naperville, Ill.
The junior from the Bronx was clocked in a season-best time of 49.03 seconds at the SUNYAC meet on Feb. 24. He has posted the 12th-fastest time in the nation this season. The two-time SUNYAC champion in the event is looking to earn his first All-America certificate. Kouyate will run in the preliminaries on Friday. The top eight among the 15 runners will advance to the final on Saturday.