JUNIOR JENNIFER LAWSON TABBED OVC FEMALE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
NASHVILLE --- Junior Jennifer Lawson of the Tennessee State women's track and field team picked up her first in-season honors this week after being named the Ohio Valley Conference's Female Track Athlete of the Week. The Detroit, Mich. native contributed to the Tigerbelles' success over the weekend at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Track Invitational. Individually, Lawson took third in the 200m with a time of 25.15 and sixth in the 60m with a time of 7.73. In relay action, she helped the Tigerbelle 4x200 team to a second-place finish with a time of 1:41.21 and the 4x400 squad to a fourth-place spot with a time of 3:52.24. Lawson is the first Tigerbelle this season to earn OVC Athlete of the Week honors.