Women's Track and Field

Women’s Track Sets Numerous Personal Bests At Houston Alumni Invitational

The women's moved up the charts as several team members set personal best marks at the Alumni Invitational.
Ashlonia John posted a personal best in the 400 and the fifth-best time in the SWAC as she placed third overall with a time of 56.21. Rayah Wynn also had a personal best as she finished sixth with a run of 56.67. Lillie Burnett moved to sixth in the SWAC and posted a personal best time in the 100 (11.96) with a top 10 finish.
Briana Creeks' time of 4:53.82 in the 1,500-meter run was a personal-best and sixth in the SWAC as she finished seventh overall while the 4×100-meter relay team of Chelsea Simmons, Shelby Brooks, Lillie Burnett and Taliyah Davis ran a season-best time of 46.88 which is fourth in the SWAC. The mile relay quartet of Wynn, John, Creeks and Mikayla Koester finished third in a time of 3:47.64. Hurdler Kayla Jenkins moved to fourth in the SWAC in the 100-meter hurdles after a run of 14.41.
Jalecia Smith finished second in the javelin (118-2) and is now third in the SWAC while Phylan Perkins finished fifth overall with a throw of 137-4 in the discus and sixth in the hammer (172-11). Perkins' throw in the hammer moved her to the top of the SWAC and third in the discus.
TSU is back in action at the Team Invitational on Friday and Saturday in , Texas.

Courtesy: TSUSports.com


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