MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Fresh off of her OVC Runner of the Week honor Oteia Prince followed the award with TSU’s best finish at the Rhodes Invitational.
The sophomore Prince finished the 6k course at Shelby Farms with a time of 24:59 good enough to place 58th in the 162 runner field.
Junior Theodore Nicholson paved the way for the Tigers with a time of 29:57 on the 8k men’s course.
Overall Prince and the Tigerbelles finished 21st out of 24 teams at the meet. Senior Breanna Adams (28:11) would be the second TSU runner to cross the line. The next three Tigerbelles would finish close together with Sophomore Michelle Bradley leading that group with a time of 29:09 followed by junior Diera Taylor (29:11) and sophomore Jasmine Ownes (29:12).
The Tigers would finish 22nd out of 27 teams in the invitational. After Nicholson, junior Adrian McDaniel would be the second best TSU finisher with a time of 30:20. Followed by Quamel Prince (31:27), Jaheel Michael (31:54), Jalon McCutcheon (33:55), Jason Griffin (38:25) and Jakeena Gutherie (38:30).
The Tigers and Tigerbelles will return to action Oct. 19 when they travel to Chattanooga, Tenn. for the Front Runner Invitational.