Tigers Claw Through Day Two in Birmingham
Go Tigers! Cyarra Wells took first in the women's weight throw with a personal record of 18.76m (61-06.75).
Go Tigers!
Cyarra Wells took first in the women's weight throw with a personal record of 18.76m (61-06.75).
Go Tigers!

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- After at fast start in day one, Memphis track and field squads finished strong Saturday at the Vulcan Invite in Birmingham, Ala. Several Tigers set personal bests and school records fell in the Tigers' fifth meet of the indoor season.

The team of Kala Funderburk, Monica Mason, Keyona Neal and Maya Williamson took first place and shattered their own school record in the 4 x 400-meter relay. The group of Tigers turned in a mark of 3:45.40 besting their previous school record of 3:50.74 set in the first meet of the indoor season.

Funderburk and Neal also made strong pushes in two other events. Funderburk took third in the women's 400-meter dash (55.02s), while Neal placed third in the women's 800-meter run (2:15.10). For the men Fabian Feige took third with a solid 1:52.45 in the men's 800-meter. Jaz Davis took fifth with his new personal best 6.84s in the 60-meter dash.

Sophomore Cyarra Wells took first in women's weight throw and set a new personal best of 18.76m (61-06.75). Fellow thrower Britta Jaarats also set a new personal record and tied for fourth with a toss of 16.83m (55-02.75). Tom Willcox and William Hubber finished fourth and sixth respectively in the men's weight throw. Willcox landed at 17.54m (57-06.50), fellow thrower Hubber set a new personal best of 17.42 (57-02.00).

Darius Lynwood took second in the men's high jump with his new personal best of 2.11m (6-11.00). Lynwood's previous best was 2.08m (6-09.75) a mark set at last year's Conference USA Outdoor Championships.

Sabrina Hochreuther tied for fourth in the women's pole vault clearing the bar at 3.70m (12-01.50). Hochreuther's vault was just shy of the program record of 3.75m (Whitney Bolton, 2008).

Memphis track and field next travels to Southeast Missouri State for the Redhawks Invitational on Feb. 24.

 

 

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