T-belles' times improve at TSU Invite
Sunday, February 7, 2010

Nashville, Tenn. - The Tigerbelles' 4x400-meter relay team spotlighted the Tennessee State University women's track and field team performance at the TSU Invite on Saturday (2/7).

The meet was the second of two indoor meets hosted by the Tigerbelles.

The 4x400-meter relay quartet of Jacarra Dennis, Pia Perez, Gabrielle Todd, and Jaleeca Jacobs recorded their fastest time of the season, 3:56.61, for a third place finish. The Tigerbelles remain second in the OVC ranks in the event and is one of two relay teams to have cracked the four-minute mark in the event.

In other events, Todd, finished the open 400-meter in fourth place with a career mark of 58.57 seconds. She remains in the OVC top-ten in the event.

For the field events, Martinique Guice posted the best outing with a fourth-place finish in the long jump at 18" 0.25 (5.49m). She also finished sixth in the 55-meter dash posting a time of 7.30 seconds. Guice qualified for the finals in the event with here fastest time of the season, 7.25 seconds. She is now listed on the OVC Best List in both events.  

The Tigerbelles will move on to the Valentine Invitational hosted by Middle Tennessee State. The meet is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Murphy Center on the campus of MTSU.