Roberts ends Tech's weekend with two more program records

Roberts ends Tech's weekend with two more program records

By Layne Weitzel, TTU Sports Information

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Tennessee Tech closed out its penultimate weekend of regular-season meets at the Virginia Challenge and Georgia Tech Invitational.

Heptathlete Khemani Roberts ended her visit to Charlottesville on a tear, adding two more school records on Saturday to bring her total for the weekend to three. She put up a record in the long jump with a mark of 5.88m/19'3½", passing teammate Sharnique Leonce's record of 5.68m/18'7.75" from March 2017. She also set a new record in the overall heptathlon with a total of 5,353 points.

In Atlanta, Na'Asha Robinson matched her season-best in the 400m dash with a time of 53.04. She finished third in both the 400m and 200m dashes.

RESULTS from SATURDAY, APRIL 21
 
VIRGINIA CHALLENGE
 
Long jump (heptathlon)
Khemani Roberts – 5.88m/19'3½"; 3rd place overall – new school record
Eshe Robinson – 4.89m/16'½"; 9th place overall – new season-best
 
Javelin (heptathlon)
Khemani Roberts – 30.02m/98'6"; 8th place overall
Eshe Robinson – 22.71m/74'6¼"; 10th place overall
 
800m run (heptathlon)
Khemani Roberts – 2:22.30; 4th place overall
Eshe Robinson – 2:54.34; 9th place overall
 
Heptathlon
Khemani Roberts – 5353 points; 3rd place overall – new school record
Eshe Robinson – 3832 points; 9th place overall
 
 

 
GEORGIA TECH INVITATIONAL
 
400m dash
Na'Asha Robinson – 53.04; 3rd place overall
 
200m dash
Na'Asha Robinson – 23.79; 3rd place overall
Teauna Anderson – 25.96; 62nd place overall
 
RESULTS from FRIDAY, APRIL 20
 
VIRGINIA CHALLENGE
 
100m hurdles (heptathlon)
Eshe Robinson – 15.39; 8th place overall – new season-best
Khemani Roberts – 15.53; 10th place overall
 
High jump (heptathlon)
Khemani Roberts – 1.77m/5'9¾"; 1st place overall – new school record
Eshe Robinson – 1.53m/5'¼"; 9th place overall – new personal record
 
Shot put (heptathlon)
Khemani Roberts – 11.63m/38'2"; 4th place overall – new Tech personal record
Eshe Robinson – 9.31m/30'6½"; 11th place overall
 
200m dash (heptathlon)
Khemani Roberts – 24.65; 2nd place overall
Eshe Robinson – 28.23; 13th overall – new personal record
 
10,000m run
Micayla Rennick – 34:25.22; 3rd place overall
Purity Sanga – 35:11.23; 7th place overall

GEORGIA TECH INVITATIONAL

100m dash
Teauna Anderson – 12.540; 44th place overall
 
UP NEXT
Tech wraps up regular-season competition for the outdoor season on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 at the Lenny Lyles / Clark Wood Invitational in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
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