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Alexander leads T&T athletes to gold

Sunday, March 25, 2012
Annie Alexander struck double gold in Mississippi

Annie Alexander struck double gold at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge in Mississippi, USA on Friday, winning the women’s shot put with 15.91 metres and the discus with a throw of 51.77. On each occasion Taylor Smith (Wisconsin) was second. Emmanuel Mayers (Mississippi State) was also in winner’s row taking the men’s 400m hurdles in 50.68, breaking his one year old meet record of 52.82. Mayers returned to help Mississippi State captured the men’s 4X400m relay in 3:09:09. Alexander’s Tennessee team-mate Jamol James was fourth in the men’s 200m in 21.04 (+3.4) and was part of his school’s 4x100m team which finished second in 40.13

Busby (Wisconsin-Milwaukee) landed the men’s 110m hurdles title at the Vanderbilt Invite in Tennessee.  Busby was first to the line in 13.95, a new meet record. The former Signal Secondary Student returned to help his school win the men’s 4X100 relay in 41.76. The Texas A&M duo of Deon Lendore and Wayne Davis II finished runner up in their events at the USC Trojan Invitaional in Los Angeles. Lendore took silver in the men’s 400m in a personal best of 46.20 and ran on Texas A&M team which was second in the men’s 4X400 in 3:06:16. Davis took the second spot in the men’s 110m hurdles in 13.93.



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