Dameus Named Top Athlete of the OVC Championship
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Dameus Named Top Athlete of the OVC Championship

NASHVILLE, Tenn.Clairwin Dameus was named Female Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the OVC Championship for her performance in the event on Feb. 27-28.

Dameus, who also won the award last season, tallied 3,856 points in the pentathlon this year including earning top marks in the 60 meter hurdles (8.64 seconds) and the long jump (5.98 meters).

Dameus continued her winning ways on Day One by defending her top seed and earning a maximum 10 points in the long jump competition with a leap of 5.93 meters.

On Day Two, Dameus teamed with Amber Hughes and Christian Pryor and Kayla Pryor to repeat as champions in the 4x400 meter relay. The squad clocked a time of 3:48.88 and had to fight off a charge from rival Austin Peay.

The Tennessee State track and field team will start the Outdoor Season on March 19 in the Alabama Relays in Tuscaloosa.

#BigBlueRising