Four All American performances highlight TU Men's Track on 1st day of Nationals

Cameron Burrows took third overall in the high jump.
Cameron Burrows took third overall in the high jump.

Four All American performances highlighted Tiffin University's men's track squads entry to the 2019 NCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships.

Cameron Burrows took third overall in the high jump, tying the school record with 2.15 meters (7-0.5) and earning TU 6 points. He had the highest finish on the day for the Dragons, who also got points in three other field events.

Toryko Grace got three points in the weight throw, finishing 6th overall. He posted a throw of 20.52 meters (67-4), while teammate Tristen Durr finished 15th.

Davis Bowers earned two points in the pole vault, finishing 7th with a clearance of 5.16 meters (16-11), while Quincy Scott also got two points with a 7th place mark in the long jump. His leap covered 7.50 meters (24-7.25).

In preliminary action, Jonte Baker reached the national finals in the 60 meters with a blistering time of 6.65, good for the second best time in the prelims. Teammate Tajarie Arthurton just missed making the cut himself by .01 second, placing 9th.

Lastly in the 60 hurdles Errik Snell finished 13th overall with a time of 8.18.

As a team the Dragons were tied for 6th with Adams State with 13 points. Ashland was in first with 24 points while Colorado Mines was second with 17. Competition will conclude on March 9.