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Tigers Get Set for Ed Temple Classsic
Friday, January 9, 2009

Tigers Gear Up for Second Competition of the Season


Nashville, Tenn. - The Tennessee State University men's track and field team will compete in the Ed Temple Classic on Sunday, January 11th inside the Gentry Center on the Wilma Rudolph Indoor Track. The first events are scheduled for 8 a.m.


The meet will feature 17 men and women track and field teams ranging from NCAA Division I and Division II schools. Teams scheduled to compete include Jacksonville State (W), Alabama A&M (M/W), Arkansas Pine Bluff (M/W), Austin Peay (W), Fort Valley State (M/W), Lipscomb (M/W), Middle Tennessee State (M/W), Morehouse College, and Savannah State (M/W).


After tallying second place performances in the MTSU Christmas Invitational, juniors Worlie Johnson and Jamal Henderson will look to improve in their individual events.


9th Annual Ed Temple Classic

Meet Schedule


8:00 A.M.                                                       Mile Run                                Men/Women


** Each athlete receives 4 attempts per field event


8:00 A.M. Field Events                                                                  


High Jump                            Women/Men


                                                                        Long Jump                            Men/Women


                                                                        Triple Jump (After LJ)          Men/Women


                                                                        Shot Put                                Women/Men


                                                                        Weight Throw                       Men/Women


10:30 A.M.  Running Events                    55m Hurdles Prelims          Men/Women

Rolling Time Schedule

                                                                        55m Prelims                         Men/Women


                                                                        Distance Medley Relay       Men/Women


**Two heat finals                                          55m Hurdles Finals               Men/Women


                                                                        55m Finals                            Men/Women


                                                                        400m                                      Men/Women


                                                                        800m                                      Men/Women


                                                                        200m                                      Men/Women


                                                                        3000m                                    Men/Women


                                                                        4x400m Relay                        Men/Women