FLYING TIGERS TAKE SEVENTH AT COMMODORE INVITATIONAL
Monday, April 19, 2004
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State University men's track and field team came away with eight top-10 event finishes over the weekend at the Commodore Invitational hosted by Vanderbilt. Senior Nick Horton (Milwaukee, Wisc.) was the third-best collegiate finisher in the 200m with a time of 20.91. Already an NCAA qualifier in the event, Horton moves up into the top-10 best times in the Mid-East Region. Senior Jermie Harris (Alexandria, Va.) took sixth-place in the 400m with a time of 47.85 and was the third-best collegiate finisher in the event. In the 110m hurdles, the Flying Tigers had three of the top-10 times overall, two of which (Michael Smith, 14.79 and Marcus Morris, 14.82) were among the top-five of collegiate runners in the event. Morris also was the fifth-best collegiate runner, eighth overall, in the 400m with a time of 56.31. Tennessee State returns to action this weekend, April 22-24, at the 110th running of the Penn Relays hosted by the University of Pennsylvania. Information about the event can be found by clicking here.