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Olige and Brumfield Secure OVC Track and Field Weekly Awards
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Olige and Brumfield Secure OVC Track and Field Weekly Awards

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- Tennessee State men’s track and field standouts Isaiah Olige and R’Lazon Brumfield earned Ohio Valley Conference Weekly awards for their performance at the Weems Baskin Invitational. Olige was named Co-Track Athlete of the Week, and Brumfield earned Co-Field Athlete of the Week.

  • Olige clocked in at 53.47 in the 400m hurdles, which is the best time in the OVC this outdoor season.
  • The senior’s 400m hurdles time earned him eighth place at the meet and is good for 57th nationally.
  • Brumfield continued his standout freshman season by posting the second-best long jump distance in the OVC, reaching 7.29m (23’11”) at the Weems Baskin Invitational.
  • The mark is the 59th best in the nation and placed Brumfield first in the open division and seventh overall among all competitors at the meet.

TSU Men’s Track and Field OVC 2017-18 Awards (OUTDOOR)
March 21 – James Faison – Co-Track Athlete of the Week
March 21 – R’Lazon Brumfield – Field Athlete of the Week
March 28 – Isaiah Olige – Co-Track Athlete of the Week
March 28 – R’Lazon Brumfield – Co-Field Athlete of the Week

TSU Men’s Track and Field OVC 2017-18 Awards (INDOOR)
Jan. 9 – James Faison – Track Athlete of the Week
Jan. 9 – R’Lazon Brumfield – Field Athlete of the Week
Jan. 17 – James Faison – Co-Track Athlete of the Week
Jan. 31 – James Faison – Co-Track Athlete of the Week
Jan. 31 – R’Lazon Brumfield – Co-Field Athlete of the Week
Feb. 7 – R’Lazon Brumfield – Field Athlete of the Week

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