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Cheickna Traore ’23 Talks about His Crowning Career on PIX News

May 31, 2023

Mahwah, NJ– Ramapo College of New Jersey’s Cheickna Traore ’23 not only completed his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management this month; he also completed his outstanding career as a Roadrunner this past weekend at the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, where he was crowned national champion in the 200m, setting a new NCAA D3 record.

The seven-time All-American sat down with Justin Walters of PIX News to talk about his Ramapo College track career, the inspiration he found in his mother, his hope to represent the Ivory Coast in the 2024 Summer Olympics, and how Ramapo College and Division III athletics provided the space for him to grow as an athlete with the mentorship of supportive coaches and a tight-knit RCNJ community.

For more information about Traore’s performance at the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships and his RCNJ T&F career, visit Ramapo Athletics. To learn more about Ramapo College, visit