TSU Men’s Track and Field Heads to Gladstein Invitational
Thursday, January 21, 2016
TSU Men’s Track and Field Heads to Gladstein Invitational

GLADSTEIN INVITATIONAL
Jan. 22-23 | Gladstein Fieldhouse | Bloomington, Ind.
LIVE SCORING | HEAT SHEETS: Day 1; Day 2; Participation List

STARTING LINE: The Tennessee State men’s track and field team will make the journey to Bloomington, Ind. for the Gladstein Invitational on Jan. 22-23 hosted by Indiana University.

ABOUT THE FIELD: TSU will be up against student-athletes from a number of different schools including Indiana, Cincinnati, Southern Illinois, Xavier, Bradley, Southeast Missouri, Belmont, Jackson State and Indiana State, among others.

LAST TIME OUT: TSU competed in the Commodore Indoor Invitational on Jan. 15-16. 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. The junior also took fifth in the triple jump, reaching 15.00m (49’2.5”).

Turning in an indoor personal record was freshman Malik Wright (Tampa, Fla.), who captured sixth in the 200m with a time of 21.88. Quamel Prince (Nashville, Tenn.) captured third in the 400m in 48.13, which was his best time indoors and the top time by an OVC athlete in the 400m this season. Prince, Jontue McDowell (Jacksonville, Fla.), Malik Wright (Tampa, Fla.) and Desmond Tanner (Clarksville, Tenn.) took fourth in the 4x400m relay in 3:16.45.

MORE AWARDS: Quamel Prince has been recognized with Ohio Valley Conference weekly awards twice this season. On Jan. 13, he was named OVC Track Athlete of the Week, and on Jan. 20, he earned Co-Track Athlete of the Week. Prince currently ranks 13th in the nation for the 800m (1:51.13) and 38th in the 400m (48.13).

ON THE ROAD: TSU is competing outside of Nashville for the first time this season. The team will also head to Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Feb. 6 and be in Birmingham, Ala. on Feb. 12-13.

NEXT UP: The Flying Tigers travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn. for the MTSU Invitational on Feb. 6.

 

Day 1 – Friday, January 22, 2016

  • Multi-Events [Start after the first events are approximate times, events will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the previous event]

12:00pm W Pentathlon 60m Hurdles
12:05pm M Heptathlon 60m
12:40pm M Heptathlon Long Jump
12:45pm W Pentathlon High Jump
1:30pm M Heptathlon Shot Put
2:15pm W Pentathlon Shot Put
2:20pm M Heptathlon High Jump
3:10pm W Pentathlon Long Jump
4:15pm W Pentathlon 800m

  • Field Events – The top 9 performances will advance to finals in horizontal jumps and throws.

3:30pm M Shot Put Finals
4:00pm W Pole Vault Finals – opening 3.41m +.15m to 3.86m +.010m to 4.26m +.05m
4:30pm W Triple Jump Finals – 11m board, no tape boards
6:30pm W Weight Throw Finals
7:00pm M Triple Jump Finals – 13m board, no tape boards
7:00pm M Pole Vault Finals – opening 4.51m +.15m to 4.81m +.10m
7:20pm W High Jump Finals – opening 1.58m, 1.63m, 1.68m, 1.72m, 1.76m, 1.80m +.03m

  • Track Events

4:15pm W Pentathlon – 800m
4:20pm W 3000m Finals
4:55pm M 3000m Finals
5:20pm W 400m Finals
5:40pm M 400m Finals
6:00pm M 60m Hurdles Semi-finals – Heat winners + times will advance to finals on Saturday.
6:15pm W 60m Hurdles Semi-finals – Heat winners + times will advance to finals on Saturday.
6:30pm M 60m Semi-finals – Heat winners + times will advance to finals on Saturday.
6:45pm W 60m Semi-finals – Heat winners + times will advance to finals on Saturday.
7:05pm W 400m Fast Sections
7:15pm M 400m Fast Sections
7:25pm W 3000m Fast Section
7:40pm M 3000m Fast Section
7:55pm W Mile Fast Section
8:05pm M Mile Fast Section
8:15pm W Mile Finals
8:25pm M Mile Finals
8:40pm W 5000m Finals
9:05pm M 5000m Finals

Day 2 – Saturday, January 23, 2016

  • Multi-Events [Start after the first events are approximate times, events will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the previous event]

10:00am M Heptathlon – 60m Hurdles
10:40am M Heptathlon – Pole Vault
1:00pm M Heptathlon – 1000m

  • Field Events – The top 9 performances will advance to finals in horizontal jumps and throws.

10:45am M Long Jump Finals – 3m board only
11:00am M Weight Throw Finals
1:00pm M High Jump Finals – opening 1.92m, 1.97m, 2.02m, 2.06m, 2.10m, 2.14m +.03m
1:00pm W Long Jump Finals – 3m board only
1:30pm W Shot Put Finals

  • Track Events

10:50am W 200m Finals
11:15am M 200m Finals
11:45am M 60m Hurdles Finals
11:55am W 60m Hurdles Finals
12:00pm M 60m Finals
12:05pm W 60m Finals
12:15pm W 600m Finals
12:30pm M 600m Finals
12:45pm W 800m Fast Section
12:50pm M 800m Fast Section
1:00pm M Heptathlon – 1000m
1:05pm W 800m Finals
1:15pm M 800m Finals
1:20pm W 600m Fast Section
1:25pm M 600m Fast Section
1:30pm W 200m Fast Sections
1:40pm M 200m Fast Sections
1:50pm W 4 x 800m Finals
2:05pm M 4 x 800m Finals
2:20pm W 4 x 400m Finals
2:40pm M 4 x 400m Finals