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TSU Completes Day One of OVC Indoor Championship
Saturday, March 1, 2014
TSU Completes Day One of OVC Indoor Championship

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The Tennessee State Tigerbelles and Flying Tigers completed the first day of the 2014 OVC Indoor Track and Field on Friday.

Clairwin Damues got TSU off on the right foot by placing first in the Pentathlon with a total score of 3,625. JaLyn Burr also had a strong performance in the event, picking up a fifth place finish.

Newly crowned OVC Female Freshman of the Year Amber Hughes ran a scorching 7.68 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles to take top prize while Dameus placed second.

Dameus also had a second-place finish in the long jump with a leap of 6.10 meters and Burr gave TSU 10 points with a winning 1.70 meter hop in the high jump.

For the Flying Tigers, Travon Alexander came in fourth in the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.41 seconds and Michael Johnson also came in fourth after a 49.60 second finish in the 400-meter.

In the field events, Daryl Rice placed third after a 2.08 meter leap in the high jump while Royce Dates (7.71 meters) and Tyler Anderson (7.58 meters) were second and third, respectively, in the long jump.

The teams will look to take home the championship trophies when action continues tomorrow.