TSU TRACK TEAMS SWEEP TITLES AT BOSTON-MOON CLASSIC
Saturday, April 16, 2005
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State men's and women's track teams each won their respective titles at the Annual Boston-Moon Classic held at Edward S. Temple Track Saturday. The host TSU men's team scored 137 total points. Sewanee edged Middle Tennessee State for second place, scoring 116-113. Western Kentucky (69) and Fisk (37) rounded out the men's team scoring. The Tigerbelles rolled to the women's victory, scoring 250.50 points. Tennessee Tech was second with 103, followed by Vanderbilt 98, Sewanee 53, and Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky each with 49. "It was an enjoyable day with good performances," said Kelly Carter, TSU men's coach and meet director. "As far as our team, we saw where our strengths were and where we are lacking right now. We learned a lot about ourselves and hopefully this will help us as we prepare for the OVC (Ohio Valley Conference) championships." TSU newcomer Saihou Mbnega won both the men's long jump and triple jump and placed third in the high jump. Marcus Morris took first place in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.64 seconds. Tigerbelle Jennifer Lawson was a double winner, taking the 100-meters with a time of 12.0 seconds and the 200-meters with a time of 14.39 seconds. The Tigerbelles swept the first five places in both events.

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