BIRMINGHAM, Ala. --- The Tennessee State men's track and field team completed day one at the UAB Green and Gold Invitational at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
Two-sport athlete David Dorsey placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 13.80m while Michael Willilngham Jr. finished third in the weight throw, tossing the implement 15.71m.
All three Flying Tigers who competed in the 60m dash preliminaries qualified for the semifinals tomorrow - R'Lazon Brumfield who finished in 7.11 to place 19th, freshman Aristotle Huffman crossed the finish line at 7.14 and Xavier McKnight, 7.20.
Christian Williams qualified in the 60m hurdles, with a time of 8.53.
TSU completes competition at the Invite, tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 26. Events begin at 10 a.m.
HIGH JUMP (11 competitors)
8. Jaedon Jones - 1.79m
TRIPLE JUMP (6 competitors)
2. David Dorsey - 13.80m
4. Roderick Johnson - 13.66m
WEIGHT THROW (7 competitors)
3. Michael Willingham Jr. - 15.71m
60m DASH (36 competitors)
19. R'Lazon Brumfield - 7.11 - qualified
21. Aristotle Huffman - 7.14 - qualified
24. Xavier McKnight - 7.20 - qualified
800m RUN (8 competitors)
8. Thomas Mosley - 2:05.71
60m HURDLES (13 competitors)
6. Christian Williams - 8.53 - qualified
10. Montrell Milsap - 8.74