ATHENS, Ga. – Tennessee State track and field senior Clairwin Dameus (Boynton Beach, Fla.) concluded day one of the Bulldog Heptathlon in fifth place through four events. The remaining three events to conclude the heptathlon will take place tomorrow.
Dameus has scored 3,308 points in the heptathlon to sit in fifth place out of 10 competitors. Her personal record for the heptathlon is 5,399 points set at the 2014 OVC Outdoor Championship.
The senior made a splash by winning the 200m with a personal record time of 23.93 for 987 points. Her previous best was 24.12 set at the Alabama Relays in the spring of 2014. Dameus also captured third place in the 100m hurdles by clocking in at 13.71 to add 1,020 points to her total.
In the field events on the day, she cleared the high jump bar set at 1.60m (5’3”) on her first attempt to earn seventh place and pick up 736 points. She also tied for seventh in the shot put with a distance of 10.54m (34’7”) on her first throw, securing 565 points.
Georgia's Kendell Williams currently leads the field with 3,715 points.
The heptathlon concludes tomorrow with the long jump, javelin and 800m.