Tigerbelle Throwers Notch Second in TSU Invite
Sunday, February 1, 2009

Tigerbelles Stand Strong in the Field Events

Nashville, Tenn. - After sitting out last week, the Tennessee State women's track and field team garnered four top-three finishes at the TSU Invite on Saturday.

The Tigerbelle field performances showcased the team effort with Tanesha Campbell and Kathy Onwu leading with second place finishes in their individual events.  

Campbell finished in second place in the women's shot put with a mark of 42'09.5" after a 50'06.0" third-place performance in the wieght throw. Onwu grabbed second place in the women's weight throw with a toss of 51'02.25" while finishing sixth in the shot put (39'04.50").

In the long jump, Martinique Guice captured third place with a mark of 19'00". Guice has finished in the top three in the event since the start of the season. In addition, Guice competed in the 60-meter dash, qualifying for the finals with a time of 7.83 seconds befor finishing fourth overall with a season fastest 7.82 seconds. 

Lanika Horn placed fourth in the high jump with her best vault on the year, 5'05". Horn's 9.15 seconds in the 60-meter hurdle prelims qualified for the finals before she placed seventh overall with a time of 9.24 seconds.

The Tigerbelles will spring back into action on February 14th at the Valentine Invitational hosted by Middle Tennessee State.