OVC tags Michael Rideout track athlete of the week
Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Nashville, Tenn. - The Ohio Valley Conference named Tennessee State University men's track and field sprinter, Michael Rideout, track athlete of the week.

Rideout led the Flying Tigers at the 39th Annual Morehouse Relays with a first place finish in the 400-meter dash. With the win, he captures his first collegiate victory in the event posting the fastest time in his career at 48.26 seconds.

The meet was TSU's first of the outdoor season with Rideout capturing the only first place finish on the day. Rideout, a sophomore and native of Sacramento, Calif. receives the OVC weekly award for the first time.

Next, the Flying Tigers will head to Cookeville, Tenn. to compete in the Tennessee Tech Invitational on March 27. The site will host the OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championship in April.