Sims, Robertson Lead Tracksters at Ole Miss

April 9, 2005 · MT Media Relations
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee's Lindsay Sims was third in the javelin and Candice Robertson placed third in the 100-meter hurdles to lead the Blue Raider and Lady Raider track teams Saturday at the Ole Miss Invitational in Oxford, Miss.

Sims tossed the javelin 172-11 to place third in the event, while Robertson was third in a season-best time of 14.00 and Jessica Anderson ran 14.18 to finish fourth in the 100-meter hurdles for the Lady Raiders.

Eric Mamadou Kone ran well in the 800-meters with a season-best time of 1:52.55, placing fifth, while Danny Catino was eighth in the 3000-meter steeplechase in a time of 11:04.29, and Sara Lunning finished sixth in the same event for the women in 12:06.54. Jonathan Guillou was eighth in the 1500-meters in a personal-best 4:00.70.

In the field events, Alex Pruitt led a pair of Blue Raiders in the high jump, clearing 6-6.75, while Julius Defour placed eighth with a mark of 6-4.75. LaToya Brown was eighth in the event for the Lady Raiders with a mark of 5-1.

Laetitia Florimond placed fifth in the shot put with a personal-best of 47-5.25, while James Thomas finished eighth in the discus with a mark of 155-6. Stephanie Tamgho was seventh in the long jump with a mark of 18-9.75, and JJ Sturm placed seventh in the triple jump with a personal-best 46-10.25. Kelley Enoch recorded a personal-best in the javelin with a mark of 110-10.

For Blue Raider DJ Spann won the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 51.80.

The track teams will be split again next weekend, with some participating in the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville, Tenn., while the rest of the squad will take part in the Boston Moon Classic in Nashville, Tenn.

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