BATON ROUGE, La. – The upperclassmen of the Grambling State University women’s track team recently participated in the 2020 Louisiana State University Purple Tiger Invitational. Junior Tatyana Guidry threw a personal best 15.71m in the 20lb wt. while teammate Daneisha Curry made it to the finals of the 60m with a time of 6.85.
Not to be outdone, Senior Aneisha Bell reached the final in the shot put by hurling the implement 12.59m. Sophomores Angelica Brown ran 1.47 in the 600m and Rayna Whyte ran 9.12 in the 60m hurdles. Fellow Lady Tiger Junior Alliya Campbell leaped a distance of 5.12m in the long jump.
Grambling shot put thrower Aneisha Bell reached the finals of the shot put at the 2020 Purple Tiger Invitational.
For the men, it was a completely different class, which were led by freshmen Burnell Williams who ran 6.91 in the finals of the 60m. Zyan Booker posted a time of 1.31 in the 600m while teammate Devin Malone was edged out at the finish line for second place in his heat, posting a time of 2.06 in the 800m.
In the distance events, Mathias Cheboi ran away from the field with a time of 9:15 in the 3000m while Edwin Biwott eased in the mile at 4:36.
Fellow freshman John Allen made the finals in both the shot put and weight throw with throws of 11.39m and 10.86m respectively. Rounding out the top individuals for the Tigers was sophomore Albert Cain who ran 9.12in the 60m hurdles.
Grambling State’s next meet to compete in is on Friday, January 17 at the University of Houston.
Grambling sprinters compete at the 2020 Purple Tiger Invitational.
Other Grambling Participants:
Dayna Sterling/ 600m/1.48
Nicholas Williams/ 60m/ 7.08
Frederic Green/60m/ 7.12
Michael Taylor/ 60m/ 7.32
Quinn Broussard/ 600m/ 1.37.52
Denzel Perryman/ 600m/ 1.38.59
John Mayo/ 800m/ 2.08.21
Rasheed Luqman/800m/ 2.11
Fred Chepyegon/ mile/ 5:00
Bryson Bradford/ mile/5.06; 3000m/10.07
Aaron Koech/mile/ 5.14.30
Anthony Davis/ 60mHH/9.26
Courtesy: GSU Athletics