Richmond, Ky. - The Tennessee State University women's track and field team finished seventh overall with 52 points at the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship this past weekend at the Tom Samuels Track on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University.
Eastern Illinois captured the team title with 188 points followed by Southeast Missouri State (155), Murray State (91.5), Jacksonville State (78.5), Austin Peay (76.5) and Eastern Kentucky (72). Tennesse Tech completed the team results scoring 25 points.
Sophomore Martinique Guice won the OVC title in the long jump with a personal best, 20'07.75" (3.4 wind). Her mark qualifies for next week's Regional Championship hosted by the University of Louisville. Guice also finished fifth in 100-meter dash (12.17) and placed sixth in the triple jump (36'04.75).
Seniors Lanika Horn and Rahab Kagaruki also scored in their individual events. Horn finished second in the triple jump (37'05.25) and sixth in the high jump (5'02.25). Kagaruki placed fifth in the 800-meter (2:18.07) and seventh in the 1500-meter run (4:49.10).