BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- Tennessee State men's track and field senior Quamel Prince (Nashville, Tenn.) added to his growing resume by earning adidas Ohio Valley Conference Track Athlete of the Week, it was announced on Wednesday. For Prince, it is his second OVC weekly award this outdoor season.
Prince, the reigning OVC Indoor Track Athlete of the Year, earned two first-place finishes at the UNF Invite last weekend. The senior won the 800m by more than two seconds, clocking in at 1:50.07. Prince also teamed with David Jones, Jontue McDowell and James Faison to post a winning 4x400m relay time of 3:16.02. The time is the best in the OVC this season.
Prince and the Flying Tigers will return to action for the Georgia Tech Invite on April 21-22 in Atlanta, Ga.
TSU Men’s Outdoor Track and Field OVC 2016-17 Awards
March 29 – Kareem Nicholas – Field Athlete of the Week
March 29 – Quamel Prince – Co-Track Athlete of the Week
April 12 – Quamel Prince – Track Athlete of the Week