Brumfield Sets New Personal Best in Long Jump at Memphis Invite
Friday, April 26, 2019
Brumfield Sets New Personal Best in Long Jump at Memphis Invite

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NASHVILLE — For the third time this outdoor season, sophomore R’Lazon Brumfield earned a third first-place finish in the field events.

Brumfield is only a few days removed from being named the Tennessee State University Male Athlete of the year. The Jacksonville-native showcased why he deserved the award with a leaping personal-best mark of 7.89m in the long jump at the Memphis Invitational on Friday.

Top Spots

  • Triple jump — 15.65m — at Hilltopper Relays on April 6
  • Long jump — 7.65m — at Hilltopper Relays on April 6
  • Long jump — 7.89 — at Memphis Invitational

Jamario Scott also had a top-5 finish for the Flying Tigers. Scott placed fifth in a competitive field of 41 with a blazing time of 21.98 in the 200-meter run.

The Tigerbelles had a busy day for TSU. Lakeia Hill and Gabrielle Younginer placed fourth and fifth, respectively in the long jump. Hill covered a mark of 5.94 and Younginer was right behind her teammate at 5.93m.

The Tigerbelles also had 14 runners to place in the 200-meter run.

Flying Tigers

Long Jump (11 competitors)

1. R’Lazon Brumfield — 7.89m
6. Roderick Johnson Jr. — 7.00m

Hammer throw (16 competitors)

13. Michael Willingham Jr. — 46.76m

Javelin (7 competitors)

2. Michael Willingham Jr. — 52.94

200-meter run (41 competitors)

5. Jamario Scott — 21.98
11. Michael Thompson — 22.38
16. Montaive Lightner — 22.59
25. Ashley Bailey — 23.14
28. Deshun Richmond — 23.30
29. Christopher Givens — 23.33
34. Ahmad Singleton — 24.13

1500-meter run (37 competitors)

29. Thomas Mosley — 4:14.96
32. John Frieson — 4:18.04
35. Russell Waters — 4:20.65

Tigerbelles

Long Jump (30 competitors)

4. Lakeia Hill — 5.94m
5. Gabrielle Younginer — 5.93m

Hammer throw (23 competitors)

7. Amani Taylor — 52.39

19. Mikayla Thompson — 41.55m

200-meter run (62 competitors)

16. Amber McCroskey — 25.38
22. Kyla Jimmar — 25.65
29. Reyna McFadden — 26.09
33. Nigeria Starks — 26.27
34. Zion White — 26.29
35. Angel Horton — 26.33
41. Robin Treadwell — 26.78
45. Destiny Pennington — 27.04
46. Kelsea Buchanan — 27.04
47. Alyse Neal — 27.34
48. Ayana Eason — 27.43
55. Haley Hope — 27.84
61. Devinique Davis — 29.33
62. Kassandra Sanders — 31.50


1500-meter run (32 competitors)

25. Rebekah Wynn — 5:14.01

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