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Cougars Complete Day One of Memphis Invitational

Aly Goff
Aly Goff

MEMPHIS, Tn. – The SIUE track and field teams set multiple personal records day one of the Memphis Invitational Friday.

SIUE's Lizzie Virgl set a PR while placing second (56.69 meters) in the women's hammer throw. In the men's hammer throw, Nick Mathews placed third (57.69), Alec Dutton fifth (55.25) and Austin Lynch placed sixth while throwing a PR of 54.97.

Julian Harvey finished first in the men's long jump (7.72), his mark is good for top 30 in the nation. DeVonte Tincher's long jump of 7.02 was good for fifth in the meet and moves him up to fifth all-time in SIUE history.

In the track events, Aly Goff ran a PR In the 1500m with a time of 4:38.09. In the men's 200m, Nylo Clarkeran an outdoor PR (21.85) to place fourth overall.

The meet is scheduled to resume Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at the Billy J. Murray Track and Soccer Complex on the campus of The University of Memphis.