Flying Tigers Compete at Black & Gold Invitational
Friday, March 25, 2016
Flying Tigers Compete at Black & Gold Invitational
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics


NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee State men’s track and field team opened action at the Black & Gold Invitational at the Vanderbilt Track on Friday.

Tennessee State took the top three places in the triple jump on the day. On his final attempt, Shaquille Cragwall (Lebanon, Tenn.) reached 14.72m to secure first place. He was followed in second place by Kareem Nicholas (Atlanta, Ga.) with a distance of 14.57m. Marc McCoy (Tampa, Fla.) locked up third with a jump of 14.12m.

Three Flying Tigers placed in the top 10 in the 200m highlighted by Quamel Prince (Nashville, Tenn.) placing sixth in 21.92. The time is the best for Prince in the 200m since his personal record time of 21.81 at last year’s Boston-Moon. Jerome Henderson III (Clarksville, Tenn.) also took ninth (22.00), while James Stewart (Nashville, Tenn.) earned 10th place (22.03).

Kyle Washington-Scott (St. Louis, Mo.) was TSU’s top finisher in the shot put, finishing sixth overall with a distance of 16.27m on his second attempt.

The event concludes tomorrow.