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Harvey Places Fifth at Tyson Inv. Triple Jump

Julian Harvey
Julian Harvey

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – SIUE's Julian Harvey broke the 50-foot barrier for the first time this season in the triple jump, placing fifth in a loaded field at the Tyson Invitational.

Harvey, coming off the top long jump in Division I last night, leaped 50 feet 6.75 inches (15.41m). The winning mark was 53-7.5 by Indiana's Eric Bethea.

SIUE now will prepare for the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships in Charleston, Illinois, Feb. 24-25.

Tyson Invitational
Feb. 11, 2017
Fayetteville, Ark.
Men's Triple Jump

Place     Athlete             Affiliation     Best Mark       Flight (Pl)
   1      Eric BETHEA         SO Indiana       16.34m (53-7.5)    2 (1)
   2      Devon WILLIS        SO Albany        15.76m (51-8.5)    1 (1)
   3      Christian MILLER    FR LSU           15.66m (51-4.5)    2 (2)
   4      Dominic SMALLWOOD   JR USC           15.55m (51-0.25)   1 (2)
   5      Julian HARVEY       SR SIUE          15.41m (50-6.75)   2 (7)
   6      DaJuan SEWARD       SO Ohio State    15.25m (50.25)     2 (3)
   7      Nick PHYNN          SR Texas         15.23m (49-11.75)  2 (6)
   8      Rubin OWENS         JR Arkansas      15.22m (49-11.25)  2 (4)
   9      Da'Quan BELLARD     JR LSU           15.07m (49-5.5)    2 (5)
  10      Justin HALL         FR Texas Tech    14.94m (49-0.25)   1 (3)
  11      Marcus MITCHELL     SO Oklahoma      14.94m (49-0.25)   1 (4)
  12      Jaden PURNELL       SO Oral Roberts  14.86m (48-9 )     1 (5)
  13      Ashton BUTLER       SO Florida State 14.65m (48-0.75)   1 (6)
  14      Rayvon GREY         FR LSU           14.56m (47-9.25)   2 (8)
  15      Joshua FOSTER       SO Oklahoma      14.27m (46-10)     1 (7)
  16      Cameron PREJEAN     SO Houston       14.16m (46-5.5)    2 (9)
  17      Akinshe CALICA-HILL FR Iowa          13.81m (45-3.75)   1 (8)
          Dexter NEBOH        FR Oklahoma      FOUL               1
          Laquan NAIRN        FR South Plains  DNS  
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