Tigers Start Strong at the C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
May 11, 2012
"I am very excited with how we got started today," said head coach Kevin Robinson. "The elements were very difficult to deal with, but we showed a lot of poise and maturity as we battled through it. Hopefully, this will propel us to bigger and better performances through the next two days."
The Tiger men wasted no time in getting on the scoreboard as Will Hubber (52.32m, 171'08", 5 team points), Andrew Miller (50.55m, 165'10", 4 team points) and Tom Willcox (50.45m, 165'06", team points) finished fourth, fifth and sixth in the hammer throw to register 12 points for the men. Daniel Kuhman reeled in another point for the men, finishing eighth in the 10,000m run with a time of 31:39.51.
After the first three events of the heptathlon Xenia Rahn (3,119 points), Laura Toldy (2,940 points) and Quaniqua Jones (2,927 points) landed in fourth, seventh and eighth place respectively. Toldy cleared a personal-best of 1.76m (5'09.25") in the heptathlon high jump, a mark that secures the sophomore a spot in the NCAA East Preliminary open high jump.
Day two of the C-USA Outdoor Championships resumes Saturday at 11 a.m. CT with the completion of the decathlon and heptathlon. Results from the event will be posted on GoTigersGo.com as they become available.