Tigerbelles Claim Four Top-3 Finishes to Conclude Hilltopper Relays
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Tigerbelles Claim Four Top-3 Finishes to Conclude Hilltopper Relays

RESULTS

NASHVILLE — The Tigerbelles closed out the second day of the Hilltopper Relays at Western Kentucky University on a high note thanks to four top-3 finishes.

The first of four was delivered in a team effort in way of the 4x100 relay team of Gabrielle Younginer, Amber McCroskey, Angel Horton, and Lakeia Hill. Team “A” took second place with a time of 46.75 for Tennessee State.

Horton again found herself on the high end of the winner’s circle when she placed third in the triple jump. The sophomore from Tuscaloosa, Ala. leaped to a mark of 11.73.

Nigeria Starks made her presence known in a competitive 17 competitor field in the 100-meter hurdles. The freshman from Miami, Fla. blazed to a second-place finish with a time of 14.74. Starks also competed in the 200-meter dash, where she placed 23rd out of 37 competitors in the event.

Hill has continued to ride her consisted wave of success with a third and sixth place finish on the day in the 400-meter hurdles and the 100-meter dash, respectively. Hill finished with a time of 1:04.07 in the 400-meter hurdles and 12.17 in the 100-meter dash.


Discuss (20 competitors)

5. Amani Taylor — 41.29m
6. Mikayla Thompson — 40.68m
13. Kennedie Hudson — 33.67m

High jump (11 competitors)

6. Jalyn Bowen — 1.60m
6. Grenetria Shell — 1.60m
10. Kassandra Sanders — 1.50m

4x100 Relay (7 competitors)

2. Tennessee St. “A” — 46.75  

Long jump (19 competitors)

5. Gabrielle Younginer — 5.65m
9. Jayln Bowen — 5.39m
10. Alyse Neal — 4.98m
12. Devinique Davis — 4.83m
15. Kelsea Buchanan — 4.55m

Triple jump (5 competitors)

3. Angel Horton — 11.73m
5. Jasmin Pointer — 11.03m
5. Alyse Neal — 11.03m

1500 Meter run (17 competitors)

4. Rebekah Wynn — 5:07.11

100-meter hurdles (17 competitors)

2. Nigeria Starks — 14.74
6. Grenetria Shell — 15.69
10. Hadiya Williams — 15.89
12. Jasmin Pointer — 16.31

400-meter dash (35 competitors)

22. Robin Treadwell — 1:00.98
24. Elaina Verges — 1:01.53
28. Reyna McFadden — 1:02.95
34. Airyanna Bailey — 1:08.56

100-meter dash (34 competitors)

6. Lakeia Hill — 12.17
7. Amber McCroskey — 12.20
18. Gabrielle Younginer — 12.48
22. Destiny Pennington — 12.67
23. Nicquayleeonntea Moore — 12.

800 Meter run (22 competitors)

13. Rebekah Wynn — 2:28.42

400-meter hurdles (22 competitors)

3. Lakeia Hill — 1:04.07
4. Grenetria Shell — 1:04.62
20. Destiny Pennington — 1:16.03

200-meter dash (37 competitors)

11. Amber McCroskey — 25.32
21. Kyla Jimmar — 26.13
23. Nigeria Starks — 26.41

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