Jan. 27, 2007
BATON ROUGE, La. -- -
Golden Eagle indoor track and field teams competed at the annual LSU Bayou Bengal Invitational on Friday evening, recording solid performances.
Aaliyah Shareef placed first in the triple jump with a jump of 40'10.50" and Cornelius Duncan placed first in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.36.
Tanika Liburd finished in a tie for fifth in the 60-meter dash and third in the long jump with a jump of 20'5". The women's 4x400-meter relay team finished second with a time of 4:01.31, while the men's 4x400-meter relay team posted a time of 3:21.21, finishing second.
Kirsten Richards ran a time of 1:00.67 in the 400-meter dash, placing seventh, while Jamaka Wall recorded a time of 1:00.81. Cheris Fletcher finished fifth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:27.75.
Ashley May finished sixth in the long jump with a jump of 18'10.50". Simona Costache was fifth in the triple jump with a jump of 39'1.25".
Marvin Pinnock ran a time of 1:57.62 in the 800 meters, finishing third. Rodney Gray recorded a time of 8.32 in the 60-meter hurdles. Ahmed Abdelzaher placed third in the high jump with a jump of 6'8.25".
Southern Miss competes in the Houston Invitational next weekend, Feb. 2-3.