Memphis Set for Auburn Tiger Classic
April 4, 2013
AUBURN, Ala.-After a week off from competition, University of Memphis track and field squads return to action, on Friday, at the Auburn Tiger Classic. The two day meet marks the first of two trips the Tigers will take to Auburn University this outdoor season.
The Auburn Tiger Classic is the third meet of the outdoor season for Memphis. The Tigers will face strong competition with teams from the SEC, Big 10 and Big 12 conferences set to compete at the event.
Friday's action begins at 4:30 p.m. (CT) with the hammer (men followed by women), javelin (women followed by men) and triple jump (men followed by women). The meet will resume on Saturday at 11 a.m. (CT) with remaining field events, with a full slate of running events set to start at 12 p.m.
Final results from both days will be posted on GoTigersGo.com as they are made available.
Tigers in the USTFCCCA Regional Rankings
In throwing events, Yannik Schaly and Kyle Bynum make an appearance in the South Region top eight. Schaly ranks sixth in the shot put (17.23m, 56'6.5"), with Bynum Checking in at fifth in the javelin (64.17m, 210'6"). For the women, Vivian Brandhof ranks eighth in the shot put with her season best of 14.42m (47'3.75").
Last Time Out
Austin Crenshaw took first in the men's pole vault clearing a height of 4.96m (16'3.25"). In the women's pole vault, Carolina Carmichael (3.61m, 11'10") took second with Janelle Mason(3.46m, 11'4.25") and Clara Amat-Fernandez (3.31m, 10'10.25") placing fifth and sixth.
In the men's shot put, Yannik Schaly placed first with a throw of 17.23m (56'6.50"). For the women,Vivian Brandhoff took sixth in the shot put with a new personal-best of 14.42m (47'3.75").
Tyrell Forde took ninth in the men's 110m hurdles with a time of 15.27. In the men's 400m hurdles the Tigers picked-up to top-10 finishes with Brandon Williams taking seventh (53.77) and Ojike Maat (55.16) placing 10th.
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