T&F finish weekend at ISU Classic
Four top-five finishers for MTFebruary 15, 2014 · @MT
AMES, Iowa - Middle Tennessee's India Hammond, Cordairo Golden, Vincent Okot and the men's 4x400-meter relay all finished first or second in their respective events at the Iowa State Classic Saturday.
The mile relay of Andre Hamilton, Steven Palmer, Eliud Rutto and Emmanuel Tugumusirize improved on their season-best time, placing second and 14th nationally with a time of 3:08.01.
Golden placed first in the triple jump with a leap of 15.59-meters while Okot finished second with a distance of 14.68-meters. Hammond achieved her second top five finish at ISU, placing second in the women's triple jump with a mark of 12.30-meters.
Middle Tennessee will compete next in the Conference USA Championship in Birmingham, Ala. Feb. 28-March 1.
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