TSU Completes Day One of OVC Championship
Saturday, February 28, 2015
TSU Completes Day One of OVC Championship

CHARELSTON, Ill. – Junior Clairwin Dameus led the Tennessee State track and field teams by taking home the top spot in the pentathlon on day one of the OVC Indoor Championship, Friday.

Dameus tallied 3,856 points in the five-part event including earning top marks in the 60 meter hurdles (8.64 seconds) and the long jump (5.98 meters). JaLyn Burr also competed in the pentathlon and finished second in the high jump (1.65 meters) and long jump (5.70 meters).

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

Fellow Tigerbelles Amber Hughes and Diera Taylor ran times to qualify for Saturday’s dashes.

For the Flying Tigers, Jerome Henderson, Quamel Prince, Jemarruse Amos, Shawn Harris, Travon Alexander and Perry Stokes will all run in tomorrow’s Finals after clocking top times in their respective events.

Daryl Rice did earn some points for TSU on Friday by coming in second in the high jump with a hop of 2.08 meters.

The Tigerbelles are currently in fourth place while the Flying Tigers sit in fifth, but many of the points will be decided on the final day, tomorrow.