Dragons excel at George Glass Invite

Reginald Thomas is one of nine TU men's track athletes ranked amongst national leaders.
Reginald Thomas is one of nine TU men's track athletes ranked amongst national leaders.

Tiffin University enjoyed more standout performances at a pair of weekend outdoor meets, as they competed mostly at the George Glass Invite in Upland, Indiana while sending their throwers to the Auburn Tiger Track Meet.

At Auburn, competing against numerous Division I schools, the Dragons' throwers took four of the top five spots in the shot put. Coy Blair won the event with another NCAA automatic qualifier of 63-00, while Davion Bowers (3rd with 56-1), Zane Lawrence (4th), and Eric Jackson (5th) also all hit provisional marks.

In the discus, Jackson also hit a provisional mark with a third place finish and throw of 165-5.

Meanwhile, at the Glass Invite, the men hit two provisional marks while the women also hit a standard.

For the men, Reggie Thomas won the 100 meters in a provisional time of 10.4. Duane Boyd was right behind in second place with 10.71.

Davis Bowers took second in the pole vault with a provisional clearance of 16-1.

Other winners for TU included Michael King (200 in 21.7), Mackenzi Rickman (110 hurdles in 14.32), Ethan Brakefield (400 hurdles in 54.87), Cameron Burrows (high jump with 6-6.75), and the 4x100 relay team in 41.33).

Other standouts for the men included Antonio Atkins (3rd in 200), Nico Hudson (3rd in 1500), Errik Snell (3rd in 110 hurdles), and Kerwin Jackson (3rd in 400 hurdles).

For the women, the 4x100 relay team hit a provisional mark, winning in 46.94.

Adaysha Parker also won in the 200 meters in 24.88.

Top finishers for the women included Alexya Peoples (2nd in 200 with 25.14, 3rd in 100 with 12.16), Carlee Marshall (2nd in high jump with 5-3, 3rd in long jump with 16-9.25, and 3rd in triple jump with 33-6), and Dalaney Rogala (2nd in high jump).