Tigers Compete on Day One of the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational
March 22, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn.- U of M track and field athletes got to work at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational on Friday. Hammer, shot put, triple jump and distance running events highlighted day one in Music City.
James Maglasang took seventh in the men's 3000m invitational posting a new personal-best of 8:27.14. Fellow distance runner Louisa Lingley took 11th in the women's 1500m invitational crossing the line at 4:42.44.
In throwing events, Vivian Brandhoff took sixth in the women's shot put landing at 14.42m (47'3.75"), a new personal best for the freshman. Teammates Allison Hotz (13.36m, 43'10") and Britta Jaarats (13.29m, 43'7.25") placed 13th and 14th respectively in the event.
In the men's hammer throw, Andrew Miller was the top finisher for the Tigers taking 11th with a mark of 54.70m (179'5"). Fellow throwers Matt Sipe (54.07m, 147'10") and Tom Willcox (44.86m, 147'2") placed 23rd and 25th.
Final results for the men's shot put, women's hammer, and men's pole vault, scheduled for day one, were incomplete at this time and will be included in the meet's final results following day two. For more information on the University of Memphis track and field program and all Tigers athletics, please visit GoTigersGo.com.