ATLANTA – The Tennessee State women’s track and field team opened action at the Georgia Tech Invite on Friday night.
Senior Clairwin Dameus (Boynton Beach, Fla.) highlighted the Tigerbelles’ day one action by taking second place in the long jump with a distance of 6.11m (20’0.5”) on her second attempt.
Competing in the 100m hurdles, Dameus’ 13.89 time in the prelims secured fifth place and earned a place in the semifinals. She went on to take seventh in the second round in 13.91. Crystal Williams (Gainesville, Fla.) turned in a personal record time of 13.92 in both the prelims and the semifinals of the 100m hurdles. The times helped her take ninth in the prelims and eighth in the semis.
In the field events for the Tigerbelles, Angel Davis (Decateur, Ga.) came up with a shot put mark of 13.75m (45’1.5”). The distance, which is Davis’ best for an outdoor event, placed her seventh in the field on Friday. Davis also set a new personal record in the hammer throw thanks to a distance of 47.44m (155’8”).
Another personal record in the hammer on Friday came from Daimer Gordon (Ellenwood, Ga.), who reached 48.59m (159.5”) to take home 11th place.
Action at the Georgia Tech Invite concludes on Saturday, April 23.