TSU Tigerbelles, Holmes and Onwu Earn OVC Weekly Honors
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Two Tennessee State University Tigerbelles picked up Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track Weekly honors for their performances in recent indoor meets.

Dominique Ward-Holmes, a senior from Beaufort, SC, was named OVC Female Track Athlete of the week for her first place wins in the 400 meters (54.72) and as a member of the 4x400 meter relay (3:52.62) team in the Ed Temple Classic on 1/05/08.

Kathy Onwu, a junior from Murfreesboro, TN, was named OVC Co-Female Athlete of the Week. Onwu won the weight throw with a toss of 54’08.50” at the MTSU Christmas Classic. She also placed second in the shot put with a mark of 46’08.00.”


Several Tigerbelles have posted conference-best performances so far during the indoor track season. Some top performance rankings are:

55 meters: 1) Dominique Holmes - 7.16; 2) Richessa McCaleb - 7.27; 3) Martinique Guice - 7.30.

55 meter hurdles: 3) Gladys Williams - 8.59.

200 meters: 1) Richessa McCaleb - 25.54; 5) Martinique Guice - 26.24

400 meters: 1) Dominique Holmes - 54.72; 2) Daniell Exum - 59.44

800 meters: 1) Danielle Abraham - 2:17.48; 2) Felicia Jeffers - 2:17.95

Mile Run: 1) Danielle Abraham - 5:25.72; 2) Rahab Kagaruki - 5:29.30

3,000 meters: 2) Rahab Kagaruki - 11:45.02

1,600 meter relay: TSU - 3:49.06

High Jump: 1t) Lanika Horn - 5’06.00”; 1t) Gladys Williams - 5’06.00”

Long Jump: 2) Martinique Guice - 19’01.00”

Triple Jump: 1) Toya Sesson - 39’04.00”; 3) Lanika Horn - 38’07.00”; 4) Gladys Williams - 37’06.00”

Shot Put: 1) Kathy Onwu - 46’08.00”; 4) Tanesha Campbell - 43’11.00”

20-Lb Weight: 2) Kathy Onwu - 54’08.00”