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Successful First Day for Flying Tigers at Vanderbilt Invitational
Friday, January 20, 2017
Successful First Day for Flying Tigers at Vanderbilt Invitational
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics


NASHVILLE --- Opening action at the Vanderbilt Invitational on Friday, the Flying Tigers turned in a number of solid performances on day one at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

Kareem Nicholas (Atlanta, Ga.) had TSU’s top performance as he reached 7.27m (23’10.25”) in the long jump for eighth place overall.

In the weight throw, Kyle Washington-Scott (St. Louis, Mo.) earned an 11th place finish with a distance of 15.96m (52’4.5”) on his third attempt.

In the high jump, Kenji Anderson (Cordova, Tenn.) cleared 2.00m (6’6.75”) on his final attempt at the height for 12th. The top height for Marc McCoy (Tampa, Fla.) in the high jump was 1.95m (6’4.75”).

Justin Young (Clarksville, Tenn.) cleared 4.60m (15’1”) on his second attempt in the pole vault.

On the track, Quamel Prince (Nashville, Tenn.) ran the 200m in 22.43 with Malik Wright (Tampa, Fla.) not far behind in 22.59.

Competition at the Vanderbilt Invitational concludes tomorrow.