Feb 09, 2019
Tiffin University's women's track and field team finished first with a score of 230 at the Tiffin Grand Prix, hitting four provisional marks and posting seven first-place finishes during the event.
The NCAA provisional marks were hit by Marisa Gwinner and Mercedeez Francis in the high jump with a mark of 1.68 meters. Madeline Hayes won in the pole vault with an NCAA mark and new school record of 3.83m. Brenda Johnson placed second in the shot put competition with a mark of 14.55m.
Other Dragons posting wins were Brittany Holbrook in the 200 meters, posting a time of 25.37. She also won in the 60 meters (7.73). Rajiah Andrews brought another win for TU in the 60-meter hurdles in 9.05 while she also placed 4th in the long jump (4.81m). Emma Gielink won in the Triple Jump (11.14m) and placed 3rd in the 60 hurdles with 9.25. Shalbe Evans won in the Long Jump (5.16m), and also finished 5th in triple jump.
Also taking second on the day was Miaisha Blair in the long jump (5.08m) along with a third place mark in the triple jump with 10.89. Alexya Peoples was second in the 400 meters (1:00.62), and she also placed 3rd in the 200 meters (25.29). Jazilee Williams placed 2nd in 60 hurdles (9.21), 4th in shot put (12.06m), and 6th in high jump.
Third place finishes came from Kirsten Camp in the high jump (1.63m) and she also finished 7th in the 60 hurdles. Tatiyana Cooper-Laylor placed 3rd in the 60m (7.93) and she also placed 6th in the 200m. Madison Doss was third in the 400m (1:01.00) and also finished 5th in the 200 meters. Also posting third place marks were Kori Collins in long jump (5.03m), Alaura Holycross in shot put (12.93m) and Hana Mehok in weight throw (14.45m). Mehok also placed 5th in shot put (11.87m).