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Flying Tigers Shine at Vulcan Invitational Behind a R’Lazon Brumfield Personal Best in Triple Jump
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Flying Tigers Shine at Vulcan Invitational Behind a R’Lazon Brumfield Personal Best in Triple Jump


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Flying Tigers shined in the Vulcan Invitational at Birmingham, Ala. on Saturday. The Tennessee State men’s track and field team closed out the competitive meet with eight top 10 finishes as R'Lazon Brumfield led the way with a first place finish in the triple jump.

Brumfield soared once again to set a new personal-best in the triple jump. Brumfield cleared a distance of 15.59 meters at the Vulcan Invite. The sophomore also placed third in the long jump (7.35m) in an 18 competitor field.

Javauny Hyde wasn’t far behind his dominating teammate as Hyde finished fifth in the long jump (6.89m). Christian Williams rounded out the top-10 with a tenth place finish (6.29m).

Michael Willingham Jr. had a successful day in the field for the Flying Tigers with two top-5 finishes. Willingham Jr. placed third in the weight throw (16.23m). A triplet of Flying Tigers tore up the track in the 400 and 800-meter dash.

Jamario Scott placed in the top-10 at eighth into 400 with a time of 50.50. Thomas Mosley ran his way into a fourth place finish in the 800 with a time of 1:55.92. Marcus Abdul rounded out the top-10 with a time of 1:59.54 in the 21 competitor field.

200 Meter (26 competitors)
13. Jamario Scott — 22.55
17. R'Lazon Brumfield — 22.98

400 Meter (32 competitors)
8. Jamario Scott — 50.50
11. Michael Thompson — 50.84

800 Meter (21 competitors)
4. Thomas Mosley — 1:55.92
10. Marcus Abdul — 1:59.54
16. Quintsontro Irby Jr. — 2:02.41

1 Mile (31 competitors)
19. Russell Waters — 4:40.40
21. John Frieson — 4:45.87

4x400 Meter Relay (15 competitors)
7. Tennessee St. A — 3:27.11
9. Tennessee St. C — 3:30.11
10. Tennessee St. B — 3:30.59

Long Jump (18 competitors)
3. R'Lazon Brumfield — 7.35m
5. Javauny Hyde — 6.89m
10. Christian Williams — 6.29m

Triple Jump (11 competitors)
*1. R’Lazon Brumfield — 15.59m

Shot Put (13 competitors)
4. Michael Willingham Jr. – 12.87m

Weight Throw (7 competitors)
3. Michael Willingham Jr. — 16.23m
*Personal Best