Tigerbelles Capture OVC Indoor Track Crown
Saturday, March 1, 2008

Dominique Ward-Holmes Named Female Athlete of Championships


The TSU Tigerbelles, led by senior Dominique Ward-Holmes, literally ran away with the 2008 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, scoring 128 points. Their nearest competitor was Eastern Illinois which scored 86.5 points.

Dominique Ward-Holmes, captured gold in four events (55m, 200m, 400, and 4x400 relay) and was named Female Athlete of the Championships, adding to her previous OVC Indoor Female Athlete of the Year honor. Ward-Holmes’ wins in the 200 and 400 were her third straight in those events making her only the third female in OVC Indoor Track history to win those titles three consecutive years.

Tigerbelle coach Chandra Cheeseborough was also named OVC Coach of the Year in a vote by the conference coaches.

This is the third Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track title for Cheeseborough and her Tigerbelles. Tennessee State won titles back-to-back in 2002 and 2003.

The 2008 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships were run February 29 - March1, at Tennessee State University on the Wilma Rudolph Track in the Gentry Center Athletic Complex.