2019-20 Men's Cross Country/Track and Field Season in Review
Thursday, April 23, 2020
2019-20 Men's Cross Country/Track and Field Season in Review


    • Cross Country – 12th out of 12 (377 points)
    • Indoor Track and Field – 4th out of 7 (86 points)
  • During the indoor track and field season, Tennessee State earned two OVC Weekly Awards.
    • 1/8/20 –R’Lazon Brumfield – Co-Field Athlete of the Week
    • 2/19/20  – R’Lazon Brumfield – Field Athlete of the Week
  • For his performance during the indoor season, junior R’Lazon Brumfield secured OVC Field Athlete of the Year.
  • At the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship, held in Birmingham, Ala., TSU won four individual medals and one in the 4x400m relay.
    • OVC Indoor Track and Field Championship Gold Medals (3)
      • Long Jump - R'Lazon Brumfield - 7.31m (23-11.75)
      • Triple Jump - R'Lazon Brumfield - 15.98m (52-05.25)
      • 4x400m Relay - Ashley Bailey, Jamario Scott, R'Lazon Brumfield, Michael Thompson - 3:14.53
    • OVC Indoor Track and Field Championship Silver Medals (2)
      • 400m - Michael Thompson - 48.13 
      • 200m - Jamario Scott - 21.81
    • OVC Indoor Track and Field Championship Bronze Medals (0)
      • None

  • For his performance at the OVC Indoor Track and Field Championship, R'Lazon Brumfield was named OVC Male Athlete of the Championship, marking three-straight seasons a Flying Tiger was awarded the title.
  • R'Lazon Brumfield qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the triple and long jump. The championships were to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 13-14, however the NCAA cancelled the championship as well as all winter and spring championships for the 2019-2020 season, March 12 due to public health concerns surrounding COVID-19.
  • The outdoor track and field season was cancelled 14 days before the start of TSU’s opening meet at USC in South Carolina.
  • During the cross country season, Thomas Mosley was the team’s top finisher in the first four events. Sophomore John Frierson, who finished second in the first four events of the season, surpassed Mosely to become the team’s top finisher at the conference championships.