NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State men’s track and field team concluded action at the Commodore Indoor Invitational on Saturday at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.
Quamel Prince (Nashville, Tenn.), who earned Ohio Valley Conference Track Athlete of the Week for his performance in the 800m last week, competed in the 400m on the day. Prince captured third in the event in 48.13, which was his best time indoors and the top time by an OVC athlete in the 400m this season.
The Flying Tigers put together a number of good performances in the field events. Kareem Nicholas (Atlanta, Ga.) took fifth in the triple jump, reaching 15.00m (49’2.5”), while Roc-M Nesbitt (Atlanta, Ga.) came away with a toss of 14.69m (48’2.5”), which earned him ninth in the shot put. OVC Field Athlete of the Week Shaquille Cragwall (Lebanon, Tenn.) reached 14.46m in the triple jump, taking ninth.
In the 60m, Jerome Henderson III (Clarksville, Tenn.) and Malik Wright (Tampa, Fla.) finished just outside of the qualifying time for finals with times of 6.95 and 6.96, respectively.
Prince, Jontue McDowell (Jacksonville, Fla.), Wright and Desmond Tanner (Clarksville, Tenn.) took fourth in the 4x400m relay in 3:16.45.
The Flying Tigers are back in action at the Gladstein Invitational on Jan. 22-23 in Bloomington, Ind.