Track and Field Sends Sixteen to OVC Championship Finals
Friday, May 10, 2019
Track and Field Sends Sixteen to OVC Championship Finals

MEET RESULTS | TEAM RESULTSDAY THREE START LIST

Cape Girardeau, Mo. – After two days of action at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships  in Cape Girardeau, on the campus of Southeast Missouri, the Tigerbelles hold the fourth spot with 30.5 points, while the Flying Tigers are ranked sixth with 23 points.  

  • Mikayla Thompson earned her first gold medal of the season, placing first in the discus with a throw of 47.38m (155’5”). Junior Amani Taylor earned bronze in the event with a distance of 45.18m (148’3”).
  • OVC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year R’Lazon Brumfield became the long jump champion with a leap of 7.56m (24’9.75”), while earning spots in the finals in the 100m clocking a 11.03 for sixth and the 200m with a time of 21.99 for fourth.
  • Five Tigerbelles advances to the finals. Redshirt-sophomore Grenetria Shell finished third in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:02.04 and sixth in 100m hurdles with a time of 14.40 to advance. Nigeria Starks (14.27) and Kyla Jimmar (14.62) also advanced in the 100m hurdles.
  • Jamario Scott and Michael Thompson both ranked number one in the prelims in the 200m and 400m, respectively, advancing the Flying Tigers to the finals.
  • Roderick Johnson, Jr. earned bronze in the long jump with a leap of 7.05m (23’1.75”).
  • Michael Willingham earned bronze in the hammer throw with a toss of 48.48m (159’1”).

SEMO leads the men going into the final day of the championships while Murray State leads the women.

WOMEN

100m Prelims (26 competitors)
7. Amber McCroskey – 12.18 – ADVANCE
18. Gabrielle Younginer – 12.43
25. Angel Horton – 12.95

200m Prelims (22 competitors)
14. Amber McCroskey – 25.48

400m Prelims (18 competitors)
12. Zion White – 58.38
16. Jalyn Bowen – 1:01.55

100m Hurdles Prelims (16 competitors)
3. Nigeria Starks – 14.27 – ADVANCE
6. Grenetria Shell – 14.40 – ADVANCE
8. Kyla Jimmar – 14.62 – ADVANCE
14. Hadiya Williams – 15. 58

400m Hurdles  Prelims (22 competitors)
3. Grenetria Shell – 1:02.04 – ADVANCE
4. Lakeia Hill – 1:02:61 – ADVANCE
18. Ayana Eason – 1:03.45
20. Jasmin Pointer – 1:09.57

High Jump (14 competitors)
7. Kassandra Sanders – 1.64m (5’4.5”)
12. Jalyn Bowen – 1.59m (5’2.5”)

Long Jump (25 competitors)
3. Grenetria Shell – 5.90m (19’4.25”)
8. Lakeia Hill – 5.72m (18’9.75”)
11. Jalyn Bowen – 5.59m (18’4.25”)
16. Gabrielle Younginer – 5.44m (14’10.25”)

Discus (18 competitors)
1. Mikayla Thompson – 47.38m (155’5”)
3. Amani Taylor – 45.18m (148’3”)

Hammer Throw (19 competitors)
4. Amani Taylor – 51.90m (170’3”)
8. Mikayla Thompson – 47.86m (157’0”)

Heptathlon
10. Kelsea Buchanan
                5. 100m Hurdles – 15.47
                11. High Jump – 1.43m (4’8.25”)
                10. Shot Put – 8.74m (28’8.25”)
                9. 200m – 26.65
                10. Long Jump – 4.96m (16’3.25”)
                9. Javelin – 27.43m (90’0”)
                11. 800m – 2:39.48

MEN

100m Prelims (15 competitors)
6. R’Lazon Brumfield – 11.03 - ADVANCE
8. Jordan Thomas – 11.08 - ADVANCE
9. Montaive Lightner – 11.18

200m Prelims (16 competitors)
1. Jamario Scott – 21.89 - ADVANCE
4. R’Lazon Brumfield – 21.99 - ADVANCE
14. Montaive Lightner – 22.79
16. Thomas Jordan – 22.93

400m Prelims (15 competitors)
1. Michael Thompson – 47.78 – ADVANCE
2. Damon Hodge, Jr. – 48.24 – ADVANCE
9. Jamario Scott – 49.08
13. Christopher Givens – 49.88

800m Prelims(23 competitors)
14. Thomas Mosley – 1:57.08
16. John Frieson – 1:58.32
19. Russell Waters – 1:59.18

1500m Prelims(19 competitors)
17. Russell Waters – 4:15.82
18. Thomas Mosley – 4:18.72
19. John Frieson – 4:19.04

110m Hurdles Prelims (10 competitors)
6. Desmond Tanner – 15.26 – ADVANCE
8. Ashley Bailey – 15.61 - ADVANCE

400m Hurdles Prelims (11 competitors)
2. Ashley Bailey – 54.76 – ADVANCE
5. Desmond Tanner – 55.37 – ADVANCE

Long Jump (11 competitors)
1. R’Lazon Brumfield – 7.56m (24’9.75”)
3. Roderick Johnson, Jr. – 7.05m (23’1.75”)

Discus (14 competitors)
3. Michael Willingham, Jr. – 48.16m (158’0”)

Hammer Throw (11 competitors)
8. Michael Willingham, Jr. – 48.48m (159’1”)

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