TSU Concludes Action at APSU Invitational
Saturday, April 15, 2017
TSU Concludes Action at APSU Invitational
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. --- Competing at the APSU Invitational, members of the Tennessee State men’s track and field team posted a number of strong performances.

The Flying Tigers swept the top three spots in the 110m hurdles led by Chris Jackson (Clarksville, Tenn.) and his winning time of 14.83. Jemarruse Amos (Jacksonville, Fla.) posted the day’s second-best time in the 110m hurdles of 14.89, followed closely by Kenji Anderson (Cordova, Tenn.) in 14.95 for third.

Kyle Washington-Scott (St. Louis, Mo.) picked up a pair of first-place finishes on Saturday. The senior won the discus with a distance of 46.96m (154'1") and the shot put with a mark of 17.25m (56'7.25"). 

Marc McCoy (Tampa, Fla.) earned a second-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 14.55m (47’9”) with Rashaad Dates (Memphis, Tenn.) taking third with a distance of 13.57m (44’6.25”).

McCoy and Dates also shined in the long jump. McCoy earned fourth place thanks to a distance of 6.64m (21’9.5”) with Dates taking sixth with a mark of 6.55m (21’6”).

Adding a third-place finish was Anderson in the high jump. Anderson cleared 1.98m (6’6”) on his first attempt at the height.

James Faison (Decatur, Ga.) was TSU’s top finisher in the sprint events on the day. His 200m time of 21.69 earned him fourth place in addition to a seventh-place time of 10.90 in the 100m.

TSU is back in action next weekend for the Georgia Tech Invite on April 21-22.