Bucs Set New Marks at GT Invite May 12, 2012
by CSU Sports Information
ATLANTA, Ga. – Three events resulted in three season bests for the Buccaneers men’s track & field team on Saturday at the Georgia Tech Invite, hosted by the Ramblin’ Wreck in Atlanta.
The quartet of Rozzie Johnson, Cornelius Tyler, Dantwan Spreads and Javon Young set a new program and Big South record in the 4x100 meter relay with a third place finish. The team combined for a time of 39.60, finishing behind Florida State and Nigeria.
Young set a new season best in the 100-meter dash finals with a time of 10.42. He took fourth behind runners from the ACC and Nigeria. He also took second in the 200-meter dash, running a 20.83. Johnson was 16th in the event, running a 21.33.
On Friday evening, Lavon Allen and Braxton Drummond took fourth and fifth, respectively in the long jump. Allen finished with a distance of 7.57 meters, while Drummond was close behind with a mark of 7.48 meters.
The Bucs will return to action May 24-26 at the NCAA East Regional meet, hosted by the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Related Item: Box Score