Tigers Produce Strong Showing at Vanderbilt Opener
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Tigers Produce Strong Showing at Vanderbilt Opener
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FINAL RESULTS | PHOTO GALLERY

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State men’s track and field team opened the indoor season with a solid performance at the Vanderbilt Opener. The Flying Tigers claimed 21 top 10 finishes, led by R’Lazon Brumfield’s title in the triple jump.

Brumfield was in fourth place heading into his second jump. The sophomore sailed for a distance of 15.46m (50’8.75”) on his second attempt to vault into the lead. Brumfield followed up his win by finishing second in the long jump. He reached 7.45m on his first attempt in the long jump, which gave him the lead with one jumper remaining in the first round. Brumfield increased his distance on his final attempt to 7.53m (24’8.50”) for a second place finish. The Jacksonville, Fla. product added a 14th place finish in the 200 meters and was a member of the Tigers relay team which placed sixth.

Davonte’ Mize opened his career by posting a time of 8.49, good for a fourth place finish in the 60m hurdles. Mize placed fifth in the 300 meters with a time of 36.49, one spot behind fellow freshman Montaive Lightner who crossed the line at 36.43. The duo was a part of the TSU relay squad which finished eighth.

60 Meters (50 competitors)
13. Job Blacksmith – 7.01
17, Montaive Lightner – 7.13
19. Jordan Thomas – 7.17
25. Ahmad Singleton – 7.26

60m Hurdles (20 competitors)
4. Davonte’ Mize – 8.49
6. Christian Williams – 8.58
9. Ashley Bailey – 8.68
12. Desmond Tanner – 8.84

200 Meters (51 competitors)
11. Jamario Scott – 22.149
14. R’Lazon Brumfield – 22.27
15. Damon Hodge, Jr. – 22.46
21. Jordan Thomas – 22.67
28. Ahmad Singleton – 23.18

300 Meters (17 competitors)
4. Montaive Lightner - 36.43
5. Davonte’ Mize – 36.49

400 Meters (29 competitors)
4. Damon Hodge, Jr. – 48.69
5. Jamario Scott – 48.74
6. Michael Thompson – 48.91
8. Christopher Givens – 48.99
13. Ashley Bailey – 49.74
20. *Desmond Tanner – 52.02

800 Meters (13 competitors)
4. Thomas Mosley – 1:54.68
7. *Quintsontro Irby, Jr. – 1:59.11
9. Marcus Abdul – 2:01.08

1 Mile Run (20 competitors)
15. Russell Waters – 4:43.89

3000 Meters (29 competitors)
28. John Frierson – 10:23.56

4 x 400m Relay (14 competitors)
5. TSU “A” – 3:21.59
6. TSU “B” – 3:21.90
8. TSU “D” – 3:25.87
13. TSU “C” – 3:39.14

Triple Jump (15 competitors)
1.R’Lazon Brumfield – 15.46m (50‘8.75”)

Long Jump (28 competitors)
2. *R’Lazon Brumfield – 7.53m (24’8.50”)
6. Roderick Johnson, Jr. – 6.99m (22’11.25”)
10. *Christian Williams – 6.91m (22’8”)

High Jump (17 competitors)
11. Christian Williams – 1.85m (6’0.75”)

Shot Put (27 competitors)
10. Michael Willingham, Jr. – 13.74m (45’1”)

Weight Throw (26 competitors)
7. *Michael Willingham, Jr. – 16.11m (52’10.25”)

*Personal Best

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