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TSU Opens Kentucky Invitational with Weight Throw
Friday, January 13, 2017
TSU Opens Kentucky Invitational with Weight Throw
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics


LEXINGTON, Ky. --- The Tennessee State men’s and women’s track and field teams kicked off action at the Kentucky Invitational with the weight throw on Friday at Nutter Field House.

On the women’s side, Daimer Gordon (Ellenwood, Ga.) set a new personal record with a weight throw toss of 16.79m (55’1”) to finish 10th overall.

Hannah Alsup (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) came up with a distance of 13.92m (45’8”), while Chy’enne LeNeair (Racine, Wisc.) had a toss of 12.47m (40’11”).

For the Flying Tigers, Kyle Washington-Scott (St. Louis, Mo.) was TSU’s top performer in the weight throw, reaching 15.61m (51’2.75”) on his third attempt for 11th. The distance was a season best for the senior. Fellow senior Roc-M Nesbitt (Atlanta, Ga.) finished with a throw of 10.90m (35’9.25”).

The remaining events of the Kentucky Invitational will occur tomorrow.