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Tigerbelles Conclude Georgia Tech Invitational
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Tigerbelles Conclude Georgia Tech Invitational


ATLANTA --- Day two of the Georgia Tech Invitational included a number of strong performances for the Tennessee State women’s track and field team on Saturday.

  • Angel Horton picked up a third place finish in the triple jump thanks to a distance of 12.00m (39’3.75”). The mark is her best this outdoor season.
  • Cyra Beard, who also took home seventh in the triple jump, tied for fourth place in the high jump after clearing the bar set at 1.68m (5’6”).
  • In the discus, Amani Taylor reached 43.55m (142’10”) for sixth place on the day.
  • On the track, the team of Kyla Jimmar,­ Amber McCroskey, Angel Horton and Lakeia Hill put together a 46.74 finish for fifth place in the 4x100m relay.
  • Next up for the Tigerbelles is the Memphis Invitational set for April 27-28.

Women’s High Jump
1.68m (5’6”) – Cyra Beard – T-4th Place
1.58m (5’2.25”) – Kasandra Sanders – 11th Place

Women’s Discus
43.55m (142’10”) – Amani Taylor – 6th Place
39.04m (128’1”) – Mikayla Thompson – 14th Place

Women’s 4x100m Relay
46.74 – K. Jimmar, A. McCroskey, A. Horton, L. Hill – 5th Place

Women’s 400m Hurdles
1:02.99 – Grenetria Shell – 9th Place

Women’s Triple Jump
12.00m (39’3.75”) – Angel Horton – 3rd Place
11.90m (39’0.5”) – Cyra Beard – 7th Place
11.74m (38’6.25”) – Brejhe’ Halls – 9th Place