TSU Women’s Track Has Strong Showing At Howie Ryan Invitational

HOUSTON – With the SWAC Indoor Championship several days away, the TSU women’s track team made major strides after a strong performance at the Howie Ryan Invitational on Friday.
Nikole Haroon ran a personal indoor best in the 200 as she clocked 25.03 on Friday to finish sixth overall. She also finished sixth in the 400 (56.69) as it marked her second-fastest time of the indoor season. Briana Creeks finished fourth in the 800 with a personal best time of 2:17.09 while Emily Condon also ran a season-best time in the 3,000.
TSU’s mile relay “A” team of Creeks, Haroon, Rashel Bonds and Deshawn Petitt ran its fastest-time of the year as they placed second overall in a time of 3:53.
T’Nia Sample posted a personal best mark in the triple jump as her length of 37-8.5 feet was good for eighth overall while Taylor Watson placed fifth in the weight throw (56-00.5). Watson’s throw marked the second time this season and the second time in her career she has surpassed the 56-foot mark. Fellow thrower Christelle Nintcheu placed fourth in the shot put after throwing 43-7.25 feet on her final attempt.
The team is back in action Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21 at the SWAC Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala. at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

Courtesy: TSUSports.com


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