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Seniors Shine for Flying Tigers at Georgia Tech Invitational Day One
Friday, April 21, 2017
Seniors Shine for Flying Tigers at Georgia Tech Invitational Day One
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics


ATLANTA --- Seniors Kareem Nicholas (Atlanta, Ga.) and Kyle Washington-Scott (St. Louis, Mo.) headlined the Tennessee State men’s track and field team’s performance on day one of the Georgia Tech Invitational at George C. Griffin Track on Friday.

Nicholas earned a fourth-place finish in the long jump with a distance of 7.31m (23’11.75”), while Washington-Scott also secured fourth place in the hammer throw thanks to a mark of 53.33m (175”) on his second attempt.

In another field event, Justin Young (Clarksville, Tenn.) cleared 4.57m (15’) in the pole vault.

On the track, David Jones (St. Louis, Mo.) set a new season-best in the 100m with a time of 11.07.

Jemarruse Amos (Jacksonville, Fla.) and Kenji Anderson (Cordova, Tenn.) both turned in solid showings in the 110m hurdles with times of 14.71 and 14.83, respectively.

The Georgia Tech Invitational concludes tomorrow.