Cross Country Heads to OVC Championships
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Cross Country Heads to OVC Championships

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After a two week break Tigers and Tigerbelles close out the season at Morehead State for the OVC Championships.

Both the Tigers and Tigerbelles produced their season’s best performances last time out in the Front Runner Invitational, with each TSU runner posting their best time.

Junior Oteia Prince finished the highest out of the entire cross country team, finishing the two mile women’s course in 28th place. Prince crossed the line with a time of 12:14.73.

Diera Taylor finished second for the Tigerbelles with a time of 13:37.47 followed by Jasmine Owens (13:44.98), Breanna Adams (13:53.42) and Michelle Bradley (14:11.07). India Smith (14:34.33) and Ashontee Jackson (14:54.00) rounded out the Tigerbelles scorers.

The men’s team was led by freshman Quamel Prince who finished the 5k course in 16:59.02 earning a 45th place finish. Following behind Prince was junior Theordore Nicholson with a time of 17:11.60.

Adrian McDaniel was the third Tiger to cross the tape for the men’s team, finishing with a mark of 17:41.98. Rounding out the scoring times for the Tigers were Jalon McCutcheon (18:28.34), Jahleel Michael (18:36.02), Jason Griffin (20:26.94) and Jakeenan Gutherie (20:28.07).

A year ago both teams finished 12th at the OVC Championships hosted by Jacksonville State.