Tigerbelles Claim Four First Place Finishes at MTSU Invite
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Tigerbelles Claim Four First Place Finishes at MTSU Invite

FINAL RESULTS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — It didn’t take much time for the Tigerbelles to stand high among the rest with numerous top-5 and top-10 finishes in the four-team meet at the Middle Tennessee State Invitational on Saturday.

The talented Tennessee State women’s track and field team were nearly competing against each other with a second and third place finish in the 55-meter run by Amber McCroskey and Lakeia Hill, respectively. McCroskey finished with a time of 7:22 and 7:30 for Hill.

The Tigerbelles had seven runners place in the top-10 in the 55m. In the 23 competitor 200m field, the Tigerbelles had 17 athletes to place. Grenetria Shell led the way in the event with a fifth-place finish (25.93). Hill’s eventful day wasn’t done. She also placed second in the 400m with a time of 56.89.

The TSU women’s track and field team also had four first-place finishers at the MTSU Invite.
Nigeria Starks placed first in the 55m hurdles (8.47), Kassandra Sanders in the high jump (1.53m), Angel Horton in the triple jump (11.87m) and Mikayla Thompson in the shot put (15.20m).

The Tigersbelles will leave the state of Tennessee to travel to Indiana for the Hoosier Hills meet on Feb. 8-9.

55 meter (17 competitors)
2. Amber McCroskey — 7.22
3. Lakeia Hill — 7.30
5. Gabrielle Younginer — 7.47
6. Kyla Jimmar — 7.52
8. Nigeria Starks — 7.57
9. Zion White — 7.66
10. Mikayla Banks — 7.66
11. Hadiya Williams — 7.68
12. Ayana Eason — 7.73
13. Alyse Neal — 7.73
14. Kassandra Sanders — 7.77
15. Kelsea Buchanan — 7.81
16. Devinique Davis — 7.97
17. Rebekah Wynn — 8.54

200 Meter (23 competitors)
5. Grenetria Shell — 25.93
6. Amber McCroskey — 25.94
7. Kyla Jimmar — 26.20
8. Reyna McFadden — 26.24
10. Destiny Pennington — 26.53
11. Gabrielle Younginer — 26.81
12. Nigeria Starks — 27.27
13. Ayana Eason — 27.41
14. Angel Horton — 27.50
15. Elaina Verges — 27.57
17. Airyanna Bailey — 28.17
18. Tayler Smith — 28.24
19. Hadiya Williams — 28.41
20. Hope Haley — 28.48
21. Alyse Neal — 28.62
22. Kassandra Sanders — 28.84
23. Devinique Davis — 28.96

400 Meter (12 competitors)
2. Lakeia Hill — 56.89
4. Mikayla Banks — 58.75
6. Grenetria Shell — 59.06
7. Elaina Verges — 1:01.82
8. Robin Treadwell — 1:03.95
9. Reyna McFadden — 1:05.85
10. Hope Haley — 1:05.99
12. Airyanna Bailey — 1:11.13

800 Meter (9 competitors)
3. Rebekah Wynn — 2:29.51
4. Zion White — 2:39.96
5. Kelsea Buchanan — 2:54.01

55-meter hurdles (3 competitors)
1.Nigeria Starks — 8.47
2.Hadiya Williams — 8.84
3.Tayler Smith — 9.47

High jump (2 competitors)
1.Kassandra Sanders — 1.53m
2.Grenetria Shell — 1.53m

Long Jump (7 competitors)
2. Gabrielle Younginer— 5.45m
3. Alyse Neal — 5.35m
4. Angel Horton — 5.30m
5. Ayana Eason — 5.14m
6. Devinique Davis — 4.97m
7. Jasmin Pointer — 4.40m

Triple Jump (5 competitors)
1.Angel Horton — 11.87m
3. Gabrielle Younginer— 11.07m
4. Ayana Eason — 11.04m
5. Alyse Neal — 11.02m
6. Devinique Davis 10.37m

Shot Put (9 competitors)
1.Mikayla Thompson— 15.20m
2.Amani Taylor — 11.59m
3.Kennedie Hudson — 11.53m

Weight Throw (9 competitors)
2. Amani Taylor — 17.67m
3. Mikayla Thompson — 16.87m
5. Kennedie Hudson — 13.17m

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