TSU TRACK TEAMS SWEEP TITLES IN BOSTON-MOON CLASSIC
Saturday, April 10, 2004
NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State swept both titles at the Annual Boston-Moon Track Classic held Saturday at the Edward S. Temple Track. The TSU Tigerbelles cruised to the title in the women's division, tallying 186.5 points. Vanderbilt and Murray State tied for second place with 99.5 points each while Lipscomb was fourth at 69 and Middle Tennessee was fifth at 67. The TSU men won with 155 total points. Murray State scored 115 and Middle Tennessee was third at 73. In the women's division, TSU showed balance and depth in several events in rolling to the title. Rae'ven Richards won the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:56.19, edging Vanderbilt's Nadijah Humber. TSU's Ashley Byrd won the triple jump and Juanita Thomas won the steeplechase. TSU's relay teams won both the 4x100 and 4x400 events. In the men's division, TSU's Nick Horton won the 200-meter dash (21.26) and qualified for the NCAA Regionals with a time of 46.73 in the 400-meter dash. TEAM RESULTS: Women TSU 186, Vanderbilt and Murray State 99.5, Lipscomb 69, Middle Tennessee 67, Austin Peay 66, Tennessee Tech 64, San Diego State 18, Fisk 13, Holyfield International and Belmont 10. Men TSU 155, Murray State 115, Middle Tennessee 73, Belmont 49, Fisk 37, Vanderbilt 28 TSU Boston-Moon Track and Field Classic Winners Women's 100-Meter Dash LaShondra Durias Murray State 12.23 Men's 100-Meter Dash Omar Ali Unatt. 11.01 Women's 200-Meter Dash Joan Lettman Murray State 25.10 Men's 200-Meter Dash Nick Horton TSU 21.26 Women's 400-Meter Dash Joan Lettman Murray State 54.88 Men's 400-Meter Dash Nick Horton TSU 46.73 Women's 800-Meter Dash Felicia Jones Austin Peay 2:13.60 Men's 800-Meter Run Eric Stanberry TSU 1:57.09 Women's 1,500 Meter Run Rae'ven Richards TSU 4:56.95 Men's 1,500-Meter Run Nolan Speichinger Belmont 4:05.37 Women's 3000-Meter Run Deiora Garrett Tenn. Tech 11:24.82 Men's 3000-Meter Run Tim Bradley Murray State 8:59.29 Women's 100-Meter Run Candice Robertson Middle Tennessee 14.84 Men's 110-Meter Hurdles Michael Smith TSU 15.03 Women's 400-Meter Hurdles Mary Baldwin Vanderbilt 1:04.23 Men's 400-Meter Hurdles Carjay Lyles Unatt. 54.15 Women's 4x100 Meter Relay TSU 47.15 Men's 4x100 Meter Relay TSU 43.18 Women's 4x400 Meter Relay TSU 3:54.75 Women's Shot Put Gerald Quam Holyfield 45.01.75 Men's Shot Put Willie Parker Middle Tennessee 50-07.25 Women's Discus Kasi Foster Vanderbilt 137-02 Men's Discus James Thomas Middle Tennessee 150-06 Women's Javelin Monica Blake Lipscomb 120-06 Men's Javelin Derek Sargent Murray State 176-10 Women's Hammer Jamie Nurnberger Murray State 159-00 Men's Hammer James Thomas Middle Tennessee 156-06.50 Women's Long Jump Rulanda Howard Middle Tennessee 17-06 Men's Long Jump Buford Williams Unatt. 22-00.75 Women's Triple Jump Ashley Byrd TSU 36-04.75 Men's Triple Jump Carjay Lyles Unatt. 47-01.50 Women's High Jump Amy Campbell Tenn.Tech 5-02.00 Men's High Jump Buford Williams Unatt. 6-10.00 Women's Pole Vault Erin Acey San Diego State 13.00.25 Men's Pole Vault Bret Klima Unatt. 14-00.00 Women's 3,000-Meter Steeplechase Juanita Thomas TSU 12:00.07 Men's 3000-Meter Steeplechase Wesley Korir Murray State 9:35.04