Flying Tigers Prepare for the Blue Raider Invitational
Friday, January 23, 2009

Nashville, Tenn. - The Flying Tigers will travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to compete in the Blue Raider Invitational hosted by Middle Tennessee State, Saturday, January 24th. The first event is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. (CT) with the women and men's weight throw.

Other teams competing - Middle Tennessee State, Belmont University, Jacksonville State (women), Milligan College, Troy University, and Western Kentucky.

The Flying Tigers head back to Murfreesboro after competing in the MTSU Christmas Invitational back in December 2008. Nathaniel Moore and Trent Britt will look to improve their performance after winning their individual events at the Ed Temple Classic (1/1109).

Britt took first in the triple jump with a mark of 47' 9.25" and was named Ohio Valley Conference Co-Male Field Athlete of the Week (1/12/09). Britt is currently at the top of the OVC Best List in the triple jump with a jump of 48’06.00", a mark achieved at the MTSU Christmas Invitational (12/6/08).

Nathaniel Moore's 49.10 seconds in the 400-meter dash at the Ed Temple Classic was his best performance of the indoor season. Earlier this season, Moore was clocked at 52.15 seconds at the MTSU Christmas Invitational.

Results will be available on

11:00                          WEIGHT THROW (W/M)


11:30                          LONG JUMP (W/M)

                                    POLE VAULT (W/M)


12:00                          HIGH JUMP (W/M)

                                    SHOT PUT (W/M)


                                    TRIPLE JUMP (W/M) (AFTER LONG JUMP)


2:00                            ONE MILE RUN (W/M)


2:20                            400 METERS (W/M)


2:40                            HIGH HURDLES (TRIALS) (W/M)

                                    55 METERS (TRIALS) (W/M)

                                    HIGH HURDLES FINALS (W/M)

                                    55 METERS FINALS (W/M)


3:30                            800 METERS (W/M)


3:50                            200 METERS (W/M)


4:10                            3000 METERS (W/M)


4:40                            ONE MILE RELAY (W/M)