GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A small contingent of the Tennessee State track and field teams headed down to the University of Florida for the Pepsi Relays over the weekend to go up against the nation’s top talent.
Jerome Henderson of the Flying Tigers continued his stellar sophomore campaign with a new record of 10.65 in 100-meter, which ranks as the third-fastest time in OVC this season.
Tyler Anderson came in fourth at the prestigious relay in the Long Jump after a leap of 7.32 meters, and Royce Dates notched a top-ten finish in the invite portion of the event (7.04 meters).
Freshmen Amber Hughes clocked a 13.56 in 100-meter hurdles, setting a new personal best and fastest time in the conference by .30 seconds.
Lastly, the TSU relay teams all set new seasons bests, and both of the 4x400 teams now lead the OVC, as do the 4x100 Tigerbelle team (45.16) by a wide margin.
Tennessee State will come home to Nashville on April 12-13 for the Boston/Moon Relays. Admission will be five dollars per adult for each day of the event, kids 6-17 will be charged three dollars and five and under will be free.