The Vol track and field squad continued its string of successes today at
the Knoxville Invitational.
In Sunday's field events, Russell Johnson won the pole vault with teammates
Tom Pappas and Clint Binder finishing third and fourth, respectively.
Diondre Jackson finished third in the high jump behind former Tennessee
standout Randy Jenkins' mark of 6-11 1/2, and Matt Rush followed Jackson
with a fourth-place finish of his own.
Scott Perkinson and Tyler Garrett finished fourth and fifth, respectively,
in the discus, and Jeremy Racey grabbed a second-place finish in the
javelin with a throw of 180-2.
Tennessee shot putters finished third and fourth as Garrett and Toby Colyer
took the top collegiate spots. Former Tennessee All-America Brad Ausmus
finished second in the event with a put of 57-9 1/2.
In the hammer throw, former Vol Wes Boudreau claimed first as Perkinson
finished in fourth.
On the track, the Vols were led by Anthony Famiglietti's runner-up finish
in the 1,500 meters just three days after his spectacular qualifying run in
the steeplechase at the Penn Relays. Famiglietti's time of 3:50.15 beat
teammates Brian Wallace and Jesse Bacigalupi, who finished third and
In the 110-meter hurdles, Anthony Thompson finished fourth, followed by
Matt Rush and Jeremy Racey. John Dickson and Chris Hendrix finished fourth
and fifth in the 800-meter run. Frankie Davis snagged a third-place finish
in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles.
Tennessee's next action occurs Friday and Saturday at Tom Black Track. The
Vols will host Auburn, James Madison and Georgia Tech in a team-scoring
meet. The Gatorade Classic begins at 5 p.m. on Friday.
Vols keep up success streak at home track
Published: Tue Apr 27, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:51 p.m.