Tennessee defeated Indiana and Ohio State in Bloomington, Ind., on Saturday
behind some impressive individual and team performances. Eight Vols took
first and one of them, freshman Leonard Scott, tied the school record (Sam
Graddy, 1983) with his time of 6.64 in the 60-meter dash. That time bests
his NCAA provisional qualifying time of 6.68 set last weekend at Virginia
Other winners included junior Darwin Walker in the shot put with a
provisional qualifying throw of 59-06 3/4, sophomore Tim Bell in the high
jump (6-10 3/4) and senior Russell Johnson in the pole vault (16-06 3/4).
Senior Scott Perkinson captured first in the weight throw (54-00), senior
Dawane Wallace won the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.95, senior Tom
Pappas jumped 24-06 3/4 to win the high jump and the 4x400-meter relay team
sealed the win for UT as they crossed the finish line first with a time of
Tennessee edged Indiana 126-121 in the triangular meet. Ohio State finished
third with 72 points. In the dual meet portion, UT beat Indiana, 84-78 and
Ohio State, 98-59.
Junior Ryan Douglas set a lifetime-best with his third-place finish in the
400-meter dash. His time of 49.38 put him one second behind freshman
teammate Dwayne Bell (48.11). Also setting a personal best was junior Brock
Smith in the 800-meter run. Smith's time of 1:54.10 earned him a
second-place finish, just behind the leader. Pappas finished behind Wallace
in the 60-meter hurdles with his time of 7.98. Vol Matt Rush took third in
In the 3000-meter run, junior Anthony Famiglietti finished third (8:28.19)
and junior Jon Jamison finished fifth. Famiglietti established a personal
best in the mile run, finishing third in 4:11.75.
Walker led the way for the Vols in the shot put, but Tennessee took places
three through five to dominate the event. Freshman Tyler Garrett finished
third (55-09 1/4).
Senior Grant Cleghorn established personal bests in the long jump and the
60-meter hurdles. Freshman Matt Rush also set a personal-best time of 8.15
in the 60-meter hurdles, good for third place in the event. Freshman Mark
Johnson cleared 16-02 3/4 in the pole vault, earning a third-place finish
and a lifetime best.
UT track nabs 1st, Scott ties record
Published: Mon Jan 25, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:52 p.m.