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Austin Peay State University Track and Field has solid day at Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational


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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – A handful of top-five finishes provided Austin Peay State University with a strong Day One result at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold, Friday.

Junior Maikea Davis won the 200m dash, with sophomore Kymmalett Ross finishing second.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Davis was just off her school-record mark, set last week, with a 24.35 mark, while Ross’ runner-up 24.49 was a personal-best. Freshman Terri Morris was also impressive with a seventh-place, personal-best 25.12 mark.

In triple jump action, a pair of freshmen put up top-five marks. Kaylnn Pitts’ personal-best 12.52m (41’ 1”) mark was good enough for runner-up honors, while Ashleigh Woods wasn’t far behind her with a 12.07m (39’ 7.25”) leap.

“Solid opening for us,” said head coach Doug Molnar. “We had lots of personal-bests on the first day. We’re off and running, hope to see the same tomorrow.”

Action continues at the Vanderbilt Track Complex, with a 10:00am Saturday, start time, weather permitting.




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