Two Tigers Take First in Ed Temple Classic
Sunday, January 11, 2009

Moore and Britt Tally Indoor Season Best

Nashville, Tenn. - The Tennessee State University men's track and field team took part in the 9th Annual Ed Temple Classic taking first place in the triple jump and 400-meter dash.

Nathaniel Moore won the 400-meter dash running his fastest time of the indoor season with a 49.10 clocking. Moore also competed in the 200-meter dash running a 22.75 seconds to take seventh place overall.

Trenton Britt took first in the triple jump with a mark of 47 feet 9.25 inches (14.56 meters). Britt also placed 13th overall in the long jump with a mark of 20 feet 10.75 inches.

In addition to the field events, Jamal Henderson finished second in the high jump with leap of 6 feet (1.88m). Andre Kelly place third in the shot put with a throw of 38 feet .75 inches (10.72m) and followed with a 35 feet-2 inches (10.72) spot in the weight throw for a seventh-place rank.

Taking fourth in their events were Anes Koko (800 meters), Isaiah Marshall (400 Meters), and Darreal Beal (Long Jump). Koko ran a time of 2:00.12, Marshall was clocked at 50.56 seconds and Beal had a mark of 23 feet 3.5 inches. Beal also finished ninth in the 55-meter dash finals with a time of 6.66 seconds.

Worlie Johnson qualified for the 55-meter dash finals with the second fastest time of 6.50 seconds, but finished fifth overall with a time of 6.54 seconds.

Next up, The Tigers will compete in the Blue Raider Invitational hosted by Middle Tennessee State University, in Murfressboro, Saturday, Jan. 24th.