Tech opens Meyo Invitational

Tech opens Meyo Invitational

By Layne Weitzel, TTU Sports Information

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Tennessee Tech opened the Meyo Invitational on Friday, Feb. 2 at Notre Dame with three times that clinched semifinal qualifying spots for the Golden Eagles.

Sharnique Leonce qualified for the 60m hurdles semifinals tomorrow morning, while Lisa Wickham and Cierra Tate earned spots in the 60m dash semifinals. The finals will be run later in the afternoon should the three advance.

Four other Tech marks placed in the top five of their respective events: Sharnique Leonce's and Khemani Roberts' 1.69m in the high jump and Tech's fourth-place finish in the distance medley relay.

Tech resumes the meet on Saturday morning.

MEET INFO
 
FRIDAY, FEB. 2 (all times CT)
 
60m hurdles (prelims)
Sharnique Leonce – 8.948; 23rd overall; qualified for semifinal
Khemani Roberts – 9.094; 29th overall
Eshe Robinson – 9.69; 32nd overall
 
60m dash (prelims)
Lisa Wickham – 7.58; 4th overall, qualified for semifinal
Cierra Tate – 7.696; 16th overall; qualified for semifinal
Sharnique Leonce – 7.766; 26th overall
Na'Scottisha Drummond – 8.11; 42nd overall
Eshe Robinson – 8.65; 47th overall
 
high jump
Sharnique Leonce – 1.69m; 4th overall
Khemani Roberts – 1.69m; 5th overall
 
DMR
Tennessee Tech (Purity Sanga, Na'Asha Robinson, D'Airrien Jackson, Micayla Rennick) – 11:39.32; 4th overall
 
200m dash
Lisa Wickham – 25.01; 14th overall
Cierra Tate – 25.02; 15th overall
Teauna Anderson – 26.42; 50th overall
 
600m run
Courtney McCowan; 1:53.18; 26th overall
SATURDAY, FEB. 3
 
60m hurdles (semifinals) – 8:45 a.m.
 
60m dash (semifinals) – 9:05 a.m.
 
3000m run – 9:15 a.m.
 
mile – 10:15 a.m.
 
400m dash – 11:05 a.m./1:20 p.m.
 
800m run – 11:45 a.m.
 
4x400m relay – 2:45 p.m.

Tennessee Tech (Na'Asha Robinson, D'Airrien Jackson, Sharnique Leonce, Khemani Roberts)

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Photo by Thomas Corhern, TTU Sports Information