Beal Garners First OVC Honor of the Season
Nashville, Tenn. - Darreal Beal has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Male Field Athlete of the Week for February 2nd. Beal took first in the long jump with a mark of 24’01.75" at the TSU Invite for his longest mark of the season. It is Beal's first OVC honor of the season and the jump places him at the top of the current season OVC Best List.
In three-of-four meets, Beal has competed in the long jump, which include a second-place finish (23'10.50") at MTSU Blue Radier Invitational and fourth place (23'3.50") at the the Ed Temple Classic
The junior from Chicago, Ill. also competes in the sprint events. He competed in the 60-meter dash for the first time this season, last Saturday. He qualfied for the finals running 7.10 seconds, finishing sixth overall with a 7.13 clocking.