Tigerbelles Secure Fifth at OVC Indoor Track and Field Championship
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Tigerbelles Secure Fifth at OVC Indoor Track and Field Championship
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics

FINAL RESULTS | FINAL TEAM SCORES

CHARLESTON, Ill. --- The Tennessee State women’s track and field team finished in fifth place with 65 points at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday at Lantz Fieldhouse.

Freshman Mikayla Thompson earned her first career OVC medal, taking second place in the shot put for the silver with a distance of 14.16m (46’5.5”).

  • Kyla Jimmar and Lakeia Hill picked up five points apiece with fourth-place finishes in their respective events. Jimmar took fourth in the 60m hurdles in 8.79, while Hill’s 200m time of 24.98 was also good for fourth.
  • In the 4x400m relay, TSU’s team of Christian Pryor, Grenetria Shell, Mikayla Banks and Alexia King clocked in at 3:56.41 to take sixth place for three points.
  • OVC Freshman of the Year Angel Horton added to TSU’s point total with three points in the triple jump thanks to a sixth-place distance of 11.78m (38’7.75”).
  • Jimmar added an eighth-place finish in the 200m in 25.90.

Women’s 60m Hurdles
8.79 – Kyla Jimmar – 4th Place – 5 Points

Women’s 200m
24.98 – Lakeia Hill – 4th Place – 5 Points
25.90 – Kyla Jimmar – 8th Place – 1 Point

Women’s 4x400m Relay
3:56.41 – C. Pryor, G. Shell, M. Banks, A. King – 6th Place – 3 Points

Women’s Shot Put
14.16m (46’5.5”) – Mikayla Thompson – 2nd Place – 8 Points
11.12m (36’5.75”) – Daimer Gordon – 19th Place
11.08m (36’4.25”) – Hannah Alsup – 20th Place
11.04m (36’2.75”) – Amani Taylor – 21st Place

Women’s Triple Jump
11.78m (38’7.75”) – Angel Horton – 6th Place – 3 Points
11.51m (37’9.25”) – Gabrielle Younginer – 9th Place
11.17m (36’7.75”) – Cyra Beard – 10th Place
10.80m (35’5.25”) – Brejhe’ Halls – 13th Place

2018 OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL TEAM SCORES – WOMEN
1. Tennessee Tech - 137
2. Eastern Kentucky – 106
3. Eastern Illinois – 78
4. Murray State - 73.5
5. Tennessee State – 65
6. Southeast Missouri 56
7. Austin Peay – 50
8. SIUE – 43
9. Jacksonville State - 29.5
10. Belmont – 14
11. UT Martin – 10
12. Morehead State – 1

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