TSU Men's Track and Field Heads to Memphis Invitational
Thursday, April 28, 2016
TSU Men's Track and Field Heads to Memphis Invitational
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics

Saturday, April 30
Memphis, Tenn.  | Billy J. Murphy Track Complex


STARTING LINE: TSU heads to Memphis, Tenn. for the Memphis Invitational on Saturday, April 30. The meet is the final action prior to the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championship on May 13-14.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS: Memphis (M/W), Western Kentucky (M/W), Little Rock (M/W), Tennessee State (M/W), Middle Tennessee (M/W), Ole Miss (M/W), Arkansas State (M/W), Louisville (M/W), Central Arkansas (M/W), Southeast Missouri (M/W), Austin Peay (W), Christian Brothers (M/W), Hendrix (M), Missouri (M/W)

THE SCHEDULE: Field events will begin at 10 a.m. followed by the track events at noon.

LAST TIME OUT: At last weekend’s Georgia Tech Invite, Quamel Prince (Nashville, Tenn.) won the 800m with a time of 1:49.42. The Flying Tigers’ effort was also highlighted by Kyle Washington-Scott (St. Louis, Mo.), who finished third in the shot put with a distance of 16.70m (54’9.5”), and Jason Griffin (Gallatin, Tenn.), who turned in the OVC’s top times in the 110m hurdles (14.69) and the 400m hurdles (53.22).

OVC RANKINGS: With just over two weeks left until the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championship, the Flying Tigers have turned in a number of performances that rank near the top of the OVC this outdoor season.  
1st: Quamel Prince – 400m (47.36)
1st: Quamel Prince – 800m (1:48.66)
1st: Jason Griffin – 110m hurdles (14.69)
1st: Jason Griffin – 400m hurdles (53.22)
1st: Kareem Nicholas – Triple Jump (15.69m – 51’5.75”)
2nd: Kyle Washington-Scott – Shop Put (16.70m – 54’9.5”)
2nd: Kareem Nicholas – Long Jump (7.37m – 24’2.25”)
2nd: 4x100m relay  (41.60)
2nd: 4x400m relay (3:13.34)
3rd: Shaquille Cragwall – High Jump (2.00m – 6’6.75”)
3rd: Kenji Anderson – High Jump (2.00m – 6’6.75”)

UP NEXT: Tennessee State University will host the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championship at Edward S. Temple Track on May 13-14.


10:00 a.m. Long Jump Men// Women to follow
                    High Jump Women // Men to follow
                    Pole Vault Men // Women to follow
                    Javelin Men // Women to follow
                    Shot Put Women // Men to follow
1:00 p.m. Discus Women // Men to follow
                  Triple Jump Men // Women to follow

(Women will go first in all track events)
12:00 p.m. 4x100m Relay
12:30 p.m. 1500m Run
1:15 p.m. 100m Dash
1:45 p.m. 100m Hurdles
2:15 p.m. 110m Hurdles
3:00 p.m. 400m Dash
3:30 p.m. 800m Run
4:00 p.m. 400m Hurdles
4:30 p.m. 200m Dash
5:00 p.m. 3000m Run
5:30 p.m. 4x400m Relay