CU Men's and Women's Track and Field posts strong showing at day one of ETSU Invitational
Friday, January 14, 2022
CU Men's and Women's Track and Field posts strong showing at day one of ETSU Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.-- Cumberland Men's and Women's Track and Field competed at the ETSU Track and Field Invitational. The Phoenix competed against teams from across the NCAA and NAIA in the event hosted by East Tennessee State.

For the men, Renaldo Savoury had an impressive finish in the 60-meter hurdles as he is seeded fourth in tomorrow's finals after a finishing time of 8.77 seconds. The finals for the event start tomorrow at 3:15 p.m. CST.

In the men's 400m final Trevon Sanders put up a great time of 50.65 seconds in the race to finish fifth overall. Joel Barlow put up an impressive performance in the 5000m run with a time of 15:59.87, good for fourth place.

In the men's 60m, four Phoenix finished in the top 30 in the prelims. Tobi Oniyide led the way with a 13th place finish with a time of 7.0 seconds followed by Ronaldo Savoury, who finished 23rd with a time of 7.19 seconds. Sibanda Dumoluhle finished in 25th with a time of 7.2 seconds, and Dante Bertrand finished in 28th with a time of 7.26 seconds.

For the women, Elise Krone had the best finish of the day earning a tenth place finish in the 5000m run with a time of 19:40.02. Sasha Petrova finished with a time of 20:34.06 in 13th, followed by Daniela Rivera with a 15th place time of 20:41.57.

In the women's mile run, Sharon Jerop finished 16th with a time of 5:47.62 followed by India Mastin with a 17th place finishing time of 5:48.47. In the 400m run Sabrina Anderson ended the event in 17th with a time of 1:04.76.

The second day of the event kicks off tomorrow morning at 7:35 a.m. with the Women's 3000m run.