Tiger Track Takes on the Field at LSU Relays
March 26, 2011
BATON ROUGE, La. - The University of Memphis track and field teams wrapped up a highly successful weekend at the LSU Relays, with a number of athletes compiling tremendous marks.
After a strong preliminary day, the men's hurdles squad pushed across several high marks. In the 110m hurdles, junior Robert Jackson was runner-up with a 14.02 mark.
In the throws, sophomore Savvas Arestis was runner-up with a 52.82m (173' 3") toss.
Freshman Eli Mahaley was fifth with a 16.40m (53' 9.75") mark.
The women's squad had a number of athletes earn high marks, beginning with junior Tayanna Simpson. Simpson was fourth in the 400m hurdles with a 1:02.35 run.
In the field events, sophomore Kirsten Berding won the high jump with a 1.72m (5' 7.75") mark.
The Tigers will be back in action, next weekend, at the SEMO Invite.