Flying Tigers Finish Strong at APSU Invitational
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Flying Tigers Finish Strong at APSU Invitational


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Flying Tigers earned strong performances from multiple individuals on Saturday at the APSU Invitational.

Kyle Washington-Scott claimed the top spot in both the discus and the shot put. The junior college transfer marked at 49.28m in the discus, bettering his top distance by over four meters. Washington-Scott launched the shot 15.64m, over a meter longer than other collegiate competitors.

Quamel Prince crossed the finish line a full seven seconds ahead of the nearest competitor as he nabbed the title in the 800 meter run in a time of 1:50.04.

Jason Griffin secured another victory for TSU crossing in 14.83 in the 100m hurdles and followed the run up with a second place in the 400m hurdles, clocking in at 53.93.

Prince and Griffin then teamed up with Jontue McDowell and Malik Wright to come away with top honors in the 4x400 meter relay in a time of 3:24.47. Wright added a third place finish in the 200 meter run as he stopped the clock at 21.97.

In the long Jump, Kareem Nicholas posted a personal best with a 7.37m leap to place second, ahead of teammate Marc McCoy who stretched the tape to 6.82m.