Jumpers Pace TSU at Alabama Relays
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Jumpers Pace TSU at Alabama Relays

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Tennessee State jumpers led the way for the track and field teams at the John Mitchell Alabama Relays over the weekend.

Clairwin Dameus bested foes from Alabama, Tennessee, Louisville, Georgia Tech and Ole Miss among others to take home top prize in the long jump with a leap of 5.96 meters.

Amber Hughes, then notched a second-place finish in the triple jump narrowly missing first by 0.01 meters. Hughes also had a third-place showing in the 100 meter hurdles, clocking a time of 14.03 seconds.

True freshman Kayla Pryor posted a solid time of 1:02.50 in the 400 meter hurdles to earn seventh while Hughes came in 11th (1:04.29).

For the Flying Tigers, Daryl Rice had the sixth-longest leap in the men’s high jump (2.05 meters) and Shaquille Cragwall also came in sixth in the triple jump (14.69 meters).

Quamel Prince rounded out the event by getting off to a good start in the Outdoor Season; the sophomore ran the fifth-fastest time in the 400 meter dash (47.93).

TSU will return to Nashville to compete in the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Meet on Mar. 27.