Phelani Maduwa

Phelani Maduwa

HT. 5'10"
YR. Jr. (I) / So. (O)
HOMETOWN Parys, Free State, South Africa
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Monroe College
  • Scored at the 2021 SoCon Outdoor Championships (2nd - 800m; 3rd - 4x400m Relay)
  • Scored at the 2021 SoCon Indoor Championships (3rd – 800m; 3rd – DMR) 
  • SoCon Honor Roll (2021)

2022 Track and Field: Competed in four indoor and seven outdoor meets for the Buccaneers during the 2022 season. Had a total of eight top-three finishes. Began his campaign with two first-place finishes at the ETSU Track and Field Invitational (Jan.14-15), posting a time of 1:54.03 in the 800m, and as a member of the 4x800m relay team that ran a time of 7:45.79. Continued his indoor season with another strong showing at the 2022 Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational (Feb. 3-5) by running to a second-place finish in the 800m (1:56.57) and achieved a personal best in the mile (4:17.58). Scored in three events for the Buccaneers at the Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship (Feb. 26-27), placing third in the 800m with a time of 1:51.45. Also was a member of the first-place on the Distance Medley Relay team that posted a time of 9:15.15, and a member of the 4x400m team that placed sixth.

Began his outdoor season at the Charlotte 49er Classic (Mar. 17-19) highlighted by a first-place finish as a member of the 4x800m relay team that finished with a time of 7:56.72. Continued his season in the 800m at the Catamount Classic (Apr. 15-16) with a second-place finish and a time of 1:51.30. Scored in two events at the Southern Conference Outdoor Championships (Apr.30-May 1), placing in third in the 800m with a time of 1:50.57, and as a member of the 4x400m relay team that ran to a fourth-place finish with a time of 3:19.16. Finished season at the Lee University Last Chance (May 14) with a seasons-best time of 150.35 in the 800m.

2021 Track & Field: Made ten appearances in his first season with the Blue and Gold...opened his Buccaneer career with two second place finishes in the 800m and the 4x400m at the VMI Team Challenge (Jan. 23)...set a PR in the 400m with a 51.45s finish at the Buccaneer T&F Invitational (Feb. 5-6), while grabbing a second place finish in the 800m...scored twice at the SoCon Indoor Championships (Feb. 27-28), placing third in the 800m with a time of 1:51.92 and helping secure a third place finish in the distance medley relay...opened his outdoor season with two third place finishes in the 800m and 1500m at the Charlotte 49er Classic (March 19-20)...set a PR in the 1500m a week later with a 3:50.48 time at the Raleigh Relays (March 25-27)...set a personal best time in the 800m at the Tennessee Relays (April 8-10) with a 1:49.55 finish...scored a second place finish in the 800m (1:51.71) and a third place finish in the 4x400m relay (3:16.86) at the Southern Conference Outdoor Championships (May 1-2)...qualified for prelims with a 1:49.55 time in the 800m...competed in the NCAA East Prelims (May 26-29), falling .02s short of a trip to the quarterfinals after finishing 23rd with a time of 1:49.86...named to the SoCon Honor Roll.