Jumpers highlight Day 1 of Rod McCravy Memorial

Men, women post solid results

January 27, 2012 · Athletic Communications

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Middle Tennessee long jumpers came away with several strong performances Friday evening at the Rod McCravy Memorial.

Rosina Amenebede led the Blue Raider women, posting a leap of 19 feet, 2.00 inches (5.84 meters) to place eighth in the competition. Kiara Henry also finished with a top-10 result with a mark of 18-10.00 (5.74m).

The men’s squad was led by senior Michael Stokes and sophomore Kameron Rory. Stokes jumped 22-07.25 (6.89m) to finish eighth while Rory followed immediately behind with a leap of 22-06.50 (6.87m). Meanwhile Cordairo Golden recorded a mark of 22-03.75 (6.80) to place 11th. Junior Cadet rounded out the competition for the men, notching a leap measuring 21-11.50 (6.69m) to finish 14th.

The meet resumes Saturday at 9:30 a.m. CT with the women’s high jump and the men’s and women’s triple jump.

Live statistics of the meet can be followed here. Saturday’s results will be posted on the teams’ Facebook and Twitter pages as soon as they become available with a full recap and results available on GoBlueRaiders.com Saturday night.

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