TSU Opens Commodore Indoor Invitational with Notable Performances
Friday, January 15, 2016
TSU Opens Commodore Indoor Invitational with Notable Performances

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Day one of the Commodore Indoor Invitational produced a number of outstanding performances for the Tennessee State men’s track and field team at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility. Friday’s action included a limited number of events with most of the competition scheduled for Saturday.  

Kareem Nicholas (Atlanta, Ga.) set a new personal record for the indoor long jump on the day. On his first attempt, Nicholas reached 7.31m (23’11.75”) to take fourth place.

Also turning in an indoor personal record was freshman Malik Wright (Tampa, Fla.), who captured sixth in the 200m with a time of 21.88.

In the field events, reigning Ohio Valley Conference Field Athlete of the Week Shaquille Cragwall (Lebanon, Tenn.) netted ninth in the long jump (6.93m -22’9”). Competing in the high jump, Kenji Anderson (Cordova, Tenn.) took fifth after clearing the bar at 1.90m (6'2.75"). 

Action at the Commodore Indoor Invitational concludes tomorrow.

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