NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's track and field finishes second place at the Ed Temple Classic hosted by Tennessee State University.
Tennessee State won the event with 111 points, Cumberland finished in second with 23 points. Morehouse College finished just behind the Phoenix with 15 points while Kentucky State finished in fourth with 6 points.
Tobi Oniyide took home the only first place finish for the Phoenix in the 55m dash with a time of 6.45s.
Renaldo Savoury had a day finishing 2nd in two different events. He started the day off with a second place finish in the men’s high jump with a distance of 1.82m while Ronald Ndlovu finished 4th with 1.72m. Savoury finished the day with a second place finish in the 55m hurdles with a time of 7.95s while Bell Howard finished the event in third at 8.74s.
Tevaughn Tate finished fifth in the men’s shot put with a distance of 12.30m and Joel Forbes finished fifth in the one mile run with a time of 4:41.45s.
Cumberland’s men’s 4x400m relay team consisting of Oniyide, Forbes, Tahmar Upshaw, and Derrick Redmond finished 2nd with a time of 3:28:89s.
Cumberland track and field will be back in action for the Commodore Challenge hosted by Vanderbilt University on January 13-14.