1/21/2009 12:00:00 AM
Track Athletes Honored By OVC
Jan. 21, 2009
Cape Girardeau, Mo. -
Southeast Missouri State indoor track athletes Tyler Terry and Shemeika Brewer used strong performances at the SASF Invite at SIU Carbonale to claim OVC Field Athlete of the Week honors.
Terry, a sophomore from Cape Girardeau, was the top collegiate place winner in the long jump with an OVC best of 24-1. He also placed fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 45-10 3/4. His efforts earned him OVC Male Field Athlete of the Week honors.
Brewer, a freshman from Clarksdale, Miss., posted the best triple jump in the OVC this year with a leap of 38-7 1/2 which placed her second in the SASF Invite. She was named co-winner of the OVC Female Field Athlete of the Week.
The Redhawks will compete at the Redbird Invite at Illinois State University in Normal on Saturday. It will be a quadrangular meet including Southeast, Illinois State, SIU Edwardsville and Illinois-Chicago.