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Tigerbelles Earn Five Top Finishes at Austin Peay Invitational
Friday, April 13, 2018
Tigerbelles Earn Five Top Finishes at Austin Peay Invitational

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tennessee State women’s track and field team secured five first-place finishes at the Austin Peay Invitational on a beautiful day at Fortera Stadium on Friday.

  • Cyra Beard cleared 1.68m (5’6”) in the high jump and won the event in a jump off. She also took the top spot in the triple jump by reaching 11.88m (39”).
  • The Tigerbelles dominated in the throwing events on Friday. Mikayla Thompson’s shot put distance of 14.17m (46’6”) was the best in the field. TSU went 1-2-3 in the discus with Amani Taylor leading the way with a mark of 44.64m (146’5”). She was followed by Thompson in second (41.75m - 137’) and Hannah Alsup in third (41.05m - 134’8”).
  • On the track, Christian Pryor turned in the fastest time in the 800m in 2:15.76.
  • Angel Horton added second-place finishes in the long jump with a distance of 5.54m (18’2.25”) and the triple jump by reaching 11.76m (38’7”).
  • Next up is the Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta, Ga. on April 20-21.


Women’s 100m

12.25 – Lakeia Hill – 6th Place
12.36 – Amber McCroskey – 9th Place

Women’s 400m
57.52 – Mikayla Banks – 5th Place
59.28 – Reyna McFadden – 7th Place
59.34 – Destiny Pennington – 8th Place
59.84 – Amber McCroskey -10th Place

Women’s 800m
2:15.76 – Christian Pryor – 1st Place

Women’s 100m Hurdles
14.70 – Cyra Beard – 3rd Place

Women’s 400m Hurdles
1:10.64 – Tayler Smith – 3rd Place
1:11.89 – Lakeia Hill – 4th Place
1:12.75 – Ayana Eason – 5th Place
1:15.41 – Jasmin Pointer – 8th Place

Women’s 3000m Steeplechase
13:35.9 – Rebekah Wynn – 4th Place

Women’s High Jump
1.68m (5’6”) – Cyra Beard – 1st Place
1.53m (5’0.25”) – Jalyn Bowen – 10th Place

Women’s Long Jump
5.54m (18’2.25”) – Angel Horton – 2nd Place
5.40m (17’8.75”) – Lakeia Hill – 5th Place
4.95m (16’3”) – Ayana Eason – 10th Place

Women’s Triple Jump
11.88m (39”) – Cyra Beard – 1st Place
11.76m (38’7”) – Angel Horton – 2nd Place
10.61m (34’10”) – Ayana Eason – 6th Place
10.31m (33’10”) – Jasmin Pointer – 7th Place
10.00m (32’10”) – Devinique Davis – 9th Place

Women’s Shot Put
14.17m (46’6”) – Mikayla Thompson – 1st Place
11.30m (37’1”) – Hannah Alsup – 8th Place

Women’s Discus
44.64m (146’5”) – Amani Taylor – 1st Place
41.75m (137’) – Mikayla Thompson – 2nd Place
41.05m (134’8”) – Hannah Alsup – 3rd Place
31.18m (102’3”) – Akela Hudson – 10th Place

Women’s Javelin
28.91m (94’10”) – Amani Taylor – 6th Place

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