Tigerbelles face competition at Morehouse
Friday, March 18, 2011

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Nashville, Tenn. - The Tigerbelles will continue their outdoor schedule when Tennessee State University travels to Atlanta, Ga. to compete in the 40th Annual Morehouse College Relays.

The event is in one of the largest track and field events in the South and will be hosted on the campus of Morehouse College on the Edwin Moses Track inside B.T. Harvey Stadium.

The three-day event will field schools from the collegiate, middle, and high school ranks. It will begin on Thursday, March 17, with the college decathlon/heptathlon starting on Friday.

All relays and collegiate events will kick-off on Saturday, March 19, with the a rolling schedule following the conclusion of the combined heat of the men and women's 10, 000m run at 9 a.m.

The list of college teams competing include: Alabama A&M, Albany State, Clark Atlanta, Florida A&M, Fort Valley State, Georgia State, Kentucky State, Lane, Miles, Paine, Rust, Stillman, Troy and Tuskegee.

At last year's Morehouse Relays, the Tigerbelles finished fourth in the team standings placing in the top three in six events. Martinique Guice, Gabrielle Todd, the 4x200 and 4x800 relays finished second in their individual events. RECAP...

Last week, the Tigerbelles started outdoor competition at the FAMU Relays. Guice opened the season capturing a win in the long jump with Daniecce Ward adding a victory in the high jump. RECAP...

Next, the Tigerbelles will run in the Weems Baskin Relays hosted by the University of South Carolina. The event is set for March 25-26 in Columbia, S.C.