Flying Tigers pick up a pair of wins at Austin Peay Governors Invitational
Sunday, April 4, 2010

Clarksville, Tenn. - Several members of the Tennessee State University men's track and field team finished in the top three in eight events while winning two races at the Austin Peay Governors Invitational on Saturday.

Phillip Myton and Julian Mallory recorded their first collegiate wins in their individual events.

Myton won the 400m with a time of 49.46 seconds and Mallory posted 22.34 seconds in the 200m for first. Mallory also placed second in the 100m-dash with an 11.12 clocking.

Mallory also helped the 4x100-meter relay team to second place with Dwayne Johnson, Johnnie Poole, and Arthur Combest for a time of 43.29 seconds.

Combest also finished second in the 400-meter hurdles with his fastest time on the season at 58.24 seconds.

Christopher Hobbs, Avian Hughes, and Marquis Hunter also registered performances to finish in the top three. Hobbs ran his fastest time of the season finishing second in the 800m at 1:57.42. Hughes took second in the long jump (6.60m) with Hunter tallying third in the 110m hurdles (17.22 seconds).

Next, the Flying Tigers will host the Boston-Moon Classic at the Ed Temple Track Complex on the campus of Tennessee State University on April 10.  First event is scheduled for 2 p.m.