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Another Strong Day for Flying Tigers at Vanderbilt Invitational
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Another Strong Day for Flying Tigers at Vanderbilt Invitational
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics



NASHVILLE --- The Flying Tigers put together another strong showing on the final day of the Vanderbilt Invitational on Saturday at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

On the track, Jemarruse Amos (Jacksonville, Fla.) clocked in at 8.22 in the prelims of the 60m hurdles, which was good for fifth in the opening round. Amos repeated his time of 8.22 in the finals for seventh place.

Quamel Prince (Nashville, Tenn.) won his heat and secured the seventh-fastest time in the 400m in 47.87. It was Prince’s best indoor 400m time of his career.

Excelling in the field events, Marc McCoy (Tampa, Fla.) finished in seventh place in the triple jump with a distance of 14.68m (48’2”). Kareem Nicholas (Atlanta, Ga.) turned in a triple jump distance of 14.20m (46’7.25”).

In the shot put, Kyle Washington-Scott (St. Louis, Mo.) had a distance of 15.93m (52’3.25”) for 15th place.

Up next, TSU will compete in the MTSU Invite in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Feb. 4.