MT adds nine top-five finishes at TSU
Golden wins the triples jumpApril 12, 2014 · @MTAthletics
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Middle Tennessee track & field teams added nine top-five finishes at the Boston-Moon Relays at Tennessee State Saturday.
Cordairo Golden was the lone Blue Raider to capture a first-place finish at TSU, winning the triple jump with a leap of 15.58-meters. Jamarious Jones added a second-place finish in the 800-meter with a season-best time of 1:57.75, while Demarcus Scalse finished fifth with a time of 1:58.27.
For the women's squad, Ashley Henry placed second in the 100-meter dash (12.56 seconds) and fifth in the 200-meter (25.71). In the 200, Jessica Howell led MT with a fourth place finish (25.67) and also placed fifth in the women's 100-meter hurdles (15.18), eighth in the high jump (1.47m) and fifth in the long jump (5.26m).
Middle Tennessee will compete again in the War Eagle Invitational April 18-19 in Auburn, Ala.
Men's Triple Jump:
1 - Cordairo Golden - 15.58-meters
Women's 100-meter dash:
2. Ashley Henry - 12.56
Women's 200-meter dash:
4. Jessica Howell - 25.67
5. Ashley Henry - 25.71
14. Ebony Branch - 27.07
9. Ebony Branch - 1:03.38
7. Kelsey Jackson - 2:26.35
4. Hannah Northam - 5:30.15
Women's 100-meter hurdles:
5. Jessica Howell - 15.18
Women's High Jump:
8. Jessica Howell - 1.47-meters
Women's Long Jump:
5. Jessica Howell - 5.26-meters
8. Jessica Howell - 22.91-meters
2. Jamarious Jones - 1:57.75
5. Demarcus Scales - 1:58.27
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