Guthrie, Bradley Chop Time at PowerAde Challenge
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee State cross country programs took to the course on Friday afternoon for the second time in as many weeks. Both programs saw individuals better previous times as they ran in the PowerAde Challenge hosted by Tennessee-Chattanooga.
Jakennan Guthrie and Michelle Bradley led the way as they dropped considerable time off previous events. Guthrie finished the 5k event in 21:24.15, cutting three minutes from his run in week one. The women ran a 3K with Bradley shaving seven minutes off her time from a year ago on the same course, finishing in 14:00.79
Jalon McCutcheon (21:25.55) improved by 1:37 from the first week and was joined in time cutting over the week by Kenji Anderson (27:44.10), who chopped 1:10; and Theodore Nicholson (19:30.55) who improved by 30 seconds.
Quamel Prince led the Tigers across the line in 16:39.20, 20 seconds off his time on the same course a year ago.
For the second week in a row, Kanyana Hampton led the women to the tape as she clocked in with the 12th fastest time of 12:31.24. Oteia Prince followed Hampton to the line, finishing 18th in 13:08.99. Christian Pryor (14:18.75) and Diera Taylor (14:22.21) ran the final two scoring times for the Tigerbelles.
Both teams return to Percy Warner Park to take part in the Commodore Classic. The Vanderbilt hosted event takes place on Saturday, Sept. 13.
Other Tiger Runners:
Kwame Robinson 19:51.79
Jason Griffin 23:51.08
Shawn Harris 24:52.21
Other Tigerbells Runners:
Kayla Pryor 14:49.41
Breanna Adams 15:34.54
India Smith 16:12.01