Hurdlers, Sims Win in Final Day at VanderbiltApril 23, 2005 · MT Media Relations
Yarbrough ran 14.23 in the 110-meter hurdles on a cold, wet and windy day at the Vanderbilt Track & Field Complex, winning his second event of the season. Robertson was also first, in the 100-meter hurdles, in a time of 14.28. Jessica Anderson placed third in the hurdles in a time of 14.64, while LaToya Brown tied for sixth in the event in 15.08.
The women's 4x100-meter relay of Kerry Barrow, Sierra Douglas, Antranette Stringer and Tiffany Owens finished second in 46.07. Laetitia Florimond placed fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 37-6, while KeKe Deckard was eighth in the event with a mark of 35-10.5.
VanTonio Fraley finished second in the 100-meters in a time of 10.74, while the men's 4x100-meter relay of Danny Catino, Fraley, Yarbrough and JJ Sturm placed sixth in a time of 44.11.
Sims won the javelin for the second week in a row with a mark of 184-11, while Julius Defour was seventh in the high jump, clearing 6-4. James Thomas placed sixth in the discus with a mark of 148-11, and was eighth in the hammer throw with a mark of 152-3.
The track teams will be split again next weekend, with a handful of competitors taking part in the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa., and the rest of the squad heading to the Western Kentucky Invitational in Bowling Green, Ky.
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