OVC Outdoor Championship Day One Complete for TSU
Thursday, May 10, 2018
OVC Outdoor Championship Day One Complete for TSU


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. --- Day one of the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship for the Tennessee State men’s team included action in the hammer on Thursday.

  • Freshman Michael Willingham Jr. earned 11th place on the day with a distance of 48.35m (158’7”).
  • The mark, which is a personal record for Willingham, came on his third and final attempt in the hammer.
  • Willingham’s previous best of 46.50m (152’7”) came at the Memphis Invitational earlier this spring.  
  • Also in the hammer, sophomore Leelan Wilkins took 14th place with a mark of 40.00m (131’3”).
  • Day two of the OVC Outdoor Championship at Tennessee Tech gets underway tomorrow at 9 a.m.

Men’s Hammer
48.35m (158’7”) - Michael Willingham Jr. – 11th Place
40.00m (131’3”) - Leelan Wikins – 14th Place