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Tigerbelles Finish Sixth at OVC Indoor Championships
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Tigerbelles Finish Sixth at OVC Indoor Championships

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. --- The Tennessee State women’s track and field team finished in sixth place with 69 points at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship on Thursday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

Grenetria Shell, Angel Horton and Mikayla Thompson each earned medals for the Tigerbelles on day two. 

  • Shell  earned her second OVC silver medal in the 60m hurdles with a 8.67 performance. 
  • In the field events, Horton finished third for bronze with a 11.59m leap in the triple jump and Thomspon took second in the shot put with a toss of 14.38m for silver. 
  • In the 4x400m relay, TSU’s team of Alysoune Coleman, Zion White, Tyra Cullum, Shell clocked in at 3:51.97 for fourth, beating the previous year's 4x4 time of 3:56.41. 
  • Coleman added a fifth place finish in the 400m in 57.31. 
  • Kelsea Buchanan and Alyse Neal each picked up fifth place finishes in their respective events; Buchanan crossing the 60m hurdle line in 9.02 and Buchanan leaping 11.52m in the triple jump. 

RESULTS

TRIPLE JUMP
Angel Horton - 11.59m (38-00.25) - 3rd place - BRONZE
Alyse Neal - 11.52m (37-09-50) - 5th place
Makayla Transou - 11.32m (37-01.75) - 9th place 

60m HURDLES - Finals
Grenetria Shell - 8.67 - 2nd place - SILVER
Kelsea Buchanan - 9.02 - 5th place 

400m DASH - Finals
Alysoune Coleman - 57.31 - 5th place
Zion White - 57.51- 6th place

SHOT PUT 
Mikayla Thompson - 14.38m (47-02.25) - 2nd place - SILVER
Amani Taylor - 12.60m (41-04.25) - 8th place
Kennedie Hudson - 11.67m (38-03.50) - 18th place
Antania Swain - 11.18m (36-08.25) - 22nd place

PENTATHLON:

60m HURDLES 
Grenetria Shell - 8.86 - 1st place
Kelsea Buchanan - 9.26 - 5th place
Jasmin Pointer - 9.61 - 12th place

HIGH JUMP
Grenetria Shell - 1.55m (5-01.00) - 7th place
Kelsea Buchanan - 1.52m (4-11.75) - 8th place
Jasmin Pointer - 1.37m (4-06.00) - 14th place

SHOT PUT 
Grenetria Shell - 10.07m (33-00.50) - 5th place
Kelsea Buchanan - 9.33m (30-07.50) - 8th place
Jamin Pointer - 6.91m (22-08.00) - 15th place

LONG JUMP
Grenetria Shell - 5.37m(17-07.50) - 2nd place
Kelsea Buchanan - 5.22m (17-01.50) - 5th place
Jasmin Pointer - 4.36m (14-03.75) - 15th place

800m RUN
Grenetria Shell - 2:27.92 - 3rd place
Kelsea Buchanan - 2:48.60 - 9th place
Jasmin Pointer - 2:53.36 - 12th place

4x4 RELAY
Alysoune Coleman, Zion White, Tyra Cullum, Grenetria Shell - 3:51.97 - 4th place

2020 OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL TEAM SCORES – WOMEN
1. Austin Peay - 111.5
2. Murray State - 110.5
3. SEMO - 89
4. Belmont - 81.5
5. Eastern Illinois - 78.5
6. Tennessee State - 69
7. Eastern Kentucky - 59
8. Tennessee Tech - 41
T9. SIUE - 11
T9. Jacksonville State - 11

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