Tigers Run at Sea Ray Relays
April 13, 2012
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- Tiger sprinters started off day one of the Sea Ray Relays with a bang on Friday, running a season-best and breaking a program record in Knoxville.
Senior Robert Jackson took third in the men's 110m hurdles with a time of 14.05. Jackson's time was his fastest thus far in the outdoor track and field season.
Freshman sprinter Kala Funderburk took first in the women's 400m dash and set a new program-best crossing the line at 53.97. Funderburk surpassed Wanda Hooker's time of 54.40 set in 1979. Fellow sprinter Keyona Neal placed fourth in the women's 400m hurdles.
Saturday the Tigers will take part in the 2012 Sea Ray Showcase events. Maya Williamson and Brandon Williams will compete in the 400m hurdles. Later in the day Williamson, Neal, Funderburk and teammate Monica Mason will compete in the women's 4 x 400m relay.
Results from the Sea Ray Relays will be posted on GoTigersGo.com as they are made available.