Saturday, 24 March 2012 10:53
Houston, TX-Texas Southern represented their university well in the 2012 US Coast Guard 61st Annual TSU Relays presented by State Farm.
The Flying Tigers captured eight first place and seven second place finishes between the men’s and women’s track and field teams during the two days of competition.
Texas Southern Lady Tigers
The Lady Tigers came out on top in two events at the TSU Relays. Selena Fudge took first place in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:02.57 and Terralyn Johnson was first in the triple jump with a distance of 40-03.50 feet.
Tiffany Heard captured two second place finishes in the 100 meter hurdles (14.59) and the 400 meter hurdles (1:02.90). Danielle Miller finished second in the shot put (44-08.25) and Amanda Anderson placed second in the javelin throw (101-01).
The ladies also placed third in the 4x200 meter relay (1:40.71) and fourth in the 4x400 meter relays (3:52.72) and the 1600 sprint medley (4:14.68).
Texas Southern Tigers
The Tigers had five first place finishes in the TSU Relays. Justin Anderson was first in the 100 meter dash with a 10.79. Michael Holmes finished first in the 200 meter dash (22.49). Sheldon Wilkerson captured first in the 110 meter hurdles (14.39), Aaron Rogers was first in the high jump (6-08.75) and Brandon Broden was tops in the 5000 meter run (15:49.02).
The men also finished first in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:11.62. They took second in the 4x100 meter relay (1:26.10) and the 4x200 meter relay (1:26.10).