Tigerbelles Claim 16 Top 10 Finishes at Vanderbilt Opener
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Tigerbelles Claim 16 Top 10 Finishes at Vanderbilt Opener
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FINAL RESULTS | PHOTO GALLERY

NASHVILLE --- Grenetria Shell claimed the title in the long jump on Saturday in the Vanderbilt Opener. Shell was tied for third heading into her third jump. The redshirt sophomore leaped 5.93m (19’5.50”) on her third attempt, propelling her to the top of the leader board.

Shell also claimed a second place finish in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.87, just ahead of Kyla Jimmar (8.93). Shell teamed with Mikayla Banks, Re’Anna Blair and Zion White for a sixth place finish in the in the 4x400 meter relay.

Banks placed second in the 400-meters, crossing the line in 57.65. White (58.06) followed in fourth, while Blair posted a personal best time of 59.73, good for eighth.

The Tigerbelles posted nine personal bests, two of which were registered by Jalyn Bowen. In the high jump, Bowen recorded the second best height at 1.68 (5’6”). The sophomore finished fifth due to attempts to complete the mark, accomplishing the height on her third try. Bowen grabbed a top 10 finish in the long jump by stretching the measuring tape to 5.53m (18’1.75”) to finish seventh.

All four Tigerbelles in the weight throw posted top marks. Amani Taylor finished fourth with a toss of 17.68m (58’0.25”), two spots ahead of Mikayla Thompson at 16.54m (54’3.25”). Kennedie Hudson finished with a throw of 14.47m (47’5.75”), while Akela Hudson marked at 14.00m (45’11/25”).

Thompson earned a third place finish in the shot put at 13.85m (45’5.25”).

60 Meters (85 competitors)
12. Lakeia Hill – 7.79
17. Amber McCroskey – 7.85
31. *Destiny Pennington – 7.94
40. Nicquayleeonntea Moore – 8.06
55. Alyse Neal – 8.22
59. Kelsea Buchanan – 8.28
73. Kaitlin McDade – 8.50
81. Devinque Davis – 8.59

60m Hurdles (33 competitors)
2. Grenetria Shell – 8.87
3. Kyla Jimmar – 8.93
16. Nigeria Starks – 9.51
21. Jasmin Pointer – 9.71
23. Hadiya Williams – 9.79
24. Tayler Smith – 9.92

200 Meters (75 competitors)
13. Kyla Jimmar – 25.72
26. Mikayla Banks – 25.99
30. Amber McCroskey – 26.20
32. Reyna McFadden – 26.34
33. Nicquayleeonntea Moore – 26.36
42. Re’Anna Blair – 26.88
45. Elaina Verges – 27.07
46. Angel Horton – 27.20
64. Kaitlin McDade – 28.38
72. Hadiya Williams – 28.91
73. Devinque Davis – 29.13

300 Meters (54 competitors)
16. Lakeia Hill – 41.39
23. Grenetria Shell – 42.07
27. Jalyn Bowen – 42.57
28. Reyna McFadden – 43.06
33. Alyse Neal – 43.92
37. Tayler Smith – 44.40

400 Meters (21 competitors)
2. Mikayla Banks – 57.65
4. Zion White – 58.06
8. *Re’Anna Blair – 59.73
10. Destiny Pennington – 59.93
12. Elaina Verges – 1:00.95
15. Nigeria Starks – 1:04.36

800 Meters (9 competitors)
5. Rebekah Wynn – 2:25.73

4 x 400m Relay (24 competitors)
6. TSU “A” – 3:58.12
10. TSU “B” – 4:05.47
12. TSU “C” – 4:09.20

Long Jump (35 Competitors)
1. Grenetria Shell – 5.93m (19’5.50”)
7. *Jalyn Bowen – 5.53m (18’1.75”)
12. Gabrielle Younginer – 5.40m (17‘8.75”)
16. Alyse Neal – 5.27m (17’3.50”)
17. Angel Horton – 5.25m (17’2.75”)
30. Kelsea Buchanan – 4.64m (15’2.75”)

Triple Jump (16 competitors)
4. Angel Horton – 11.38m (37’4”)
6. Gabrielle Younginer – 11.29m (37’0.50”)
8. *Ayana Eason – 11.05m (36’3”)

High Jump (11 Competitors)
5. *Jalyn Bowen – 1.68m (5’6”)

Shot Put (34 competitors)
3. Mikayla Thompson – 13.85m (45’5.25”)
13. Amani Taylor – 11.90m (39’0.50”)
19. Kennedie Hudson – 10.94m (35’10.75”)

Weight Throw (33 Competitors)
4. *Amani Taylor – 17.68m (58’0.25”)
6. *Mikayla Thompson – 16.54m (54’3.25”)
12. *Kennedie Hudson – 14.47m (47’5.75”)
15. *Akela Hudson – 14.00m (45’11/25”)

*Personal Best

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