TSU Track and Field Heads to Indiana
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
TSU Track and Field Heads to Indiana

HOOSIER HILLS
Friday, Feb. 9
Harry Gladstein Fieldhouse  |  Bloomington, Ind.

STARTING LINE: In the final meet before the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship, the Tennessee State men’s and women’s track and field teams will travel to Bloomington, Ind. for Hoosier Hills on Friday, Feb. 9 at the Harry Gladstein Fieldhouse. Events will get underway at 3 p.m.

LAST TIME OUT: TSU continued to impress this indoor season at the MTSU Invitational in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Saturday. Michael Willingham Jr. (weight throw) and Marcus Abdul (800m) earned second-place finishes on the day for the men’s team.  For the women, a trio of freshman Tigerbelles took first in their respective events. Angel Horton (triple jump), Jalyn Bowen (high jump) and Mikayla Thompson (weight throw) earned top finishes on Saturday.

OVC WEEKLY AWARDS

  • WOMEN
    • Jan. 9 – Cyra Beard – Field Athlete of the Week
  • MEN
    • Jan. 9 – James Faison – Track Athlete of the Week
    • Jan. 9 – R’Lazon Brumfield – Field Athlete of the Week
    • Jan. 17 – James Faison – Co-Track Athlete of the Week
    • Jan. 31 - James Faison - Co-Track Athlete of the Week
    • Jan. 31 - R'Lazon Brumfield - Co-Field Athlete of the Week


RANKINGS IN THE NATION

  • WOMEN
    • 46th – Cyra Beard – High Jump – 1.75m (5’8.75”)
    • 54th – Grenetria Shell – Long Jump – 5.97m (19’7”)
    • 87th – Cyra Beard – Triple Jump – 12.16m (39’10.75”)
    • 89th – Grenetria Shell – Indoor Pentathlon – 3,513 points
    • 90th – Mikayla Thompson – Shot Put – 14.82m (48’7.5”)
  • MEN
    • 56th – R’Lazon Brumfield – Triple Jump – 15.31m (50’2.75”)
    • 73rd – James Faison – 200m – 21.41

UP NEXT: TSU turns its attention to the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship, scheduled for Feb. 23-24 in Charleston, Ill. at Eastern Illinois University.