Posted: Feb 22, 2019
Tiffin University's women's track and field team finished on top by a narrow margin after the first day of the G-MAC Championships, hitting two provisional marks in finals competition.
The Dragons had 51 total points, slightly ahead of Walsh with 49. Cedarville was third with 21 points while Hillsdale was right behind with 20.
Kirsten Camp posted an NCAA mark in the pentathlon, winning overall with 3459 points. Jazilee Williams posted another provisional mark, finishing just behind Camp in the event with 3446 points.
Shalbe Evans also got a championship for TU in the Long Jump (5.61m), while Rajiah Andrews finished 3rd in the long jump (5.50m). Miaisha Blair was on Andrews's heels in fourth place with 5.42m.
Other top marks came from Alaura Holycross (5th in Weight throw), Brenda Johnson (6th in Weight throw), Nicole Berry (8th in Weight throw), Courtney Brown (6th in Pentathlon), and Kori Collins (8th in Long Jump).
TU also got strong marks in the track prelims. Emma Gielink won the 60 hurdles prelim with a time of 9.02, with Andrews taking 3rd and Camp 8th. Alexya Peoples (6th) and Madison Doss (7th) made the finals cut in the 400. Brittany Holbrook took 2nd in the 60 meter dash with 7.72, while Andrews was 4th and Tatiyana Cooper-Laylor was 5th. Holbrook was also second in the 200, hitting a provisional time of 25.27 while Peoples was 8th.