TSU'S SAIHOU MBENGA NAMED OVC MALEFIELD TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Wednesday, April 6, 2005
NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State sophomore Saihou Mbenga has been honored as the Ohio Valley Conference Male Field Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Southeast Missouri Gatorade Classic last weekend. A student-athlete from Banjul, Gambia, Mbenga took first in the long jump with a jump of 23 feet, 8.75 inches. He also finished fourth in the triple jump with a lead of 45'05.50" and also notched 10th place in the high jump with a 6'00." Mbenga began competing with the TSU program in the spring semester. He and his Tiger teammates will next be in action when TSU hosts its own Boston/Moon Classic on April 16.