Tennessee's track and field squad concluded the weekend with four victories
and five second-place finishes in the Sprint Invitational and the Wisconsin
Leonard Scott's victory in the 60M dash in 6.62, an automatic qualifying
time for the NCAA Indoor Championship and a Camp Randall Memorial Sports
Center record, headlined the effort in Wisconsin. Scott, the 1999 NCAA 60M
, also won his heat with the fastest qualifying time of the day, a NCAA
provisional time of 6.68. He has run three times this season and captured
an automatic qualifying time and two provisional times to assure his
competition at the NCAA Indoors.
"I was particularly pleased with Scott and Howard," head coach Bill Webb
said. "We made a little more progress in a few areas."
Senior co-captain Anthony Famiglietti carried the flag for the Vols in
Johnson City with his victory and personal best in the mile run in 4:10,
the best time posted by an SEC athlete this season.
Famiglietti topped the 64-runner field by finishing 3.5 seconds ahead of
the second-place finisher. Famiglietti also ran the fastest split for the
Vols second-place distance relay team.
Senior Brock Smith won the 800M run in 1:54.11 in a 16-runner field in
Wisconsin. Boris Kawohl, a freshman decathlete from Kiel, Germany won the
open division pole vault by tying a career-best clearance of 16-0 3/4 at
the Sprint Invitational Friday night.
In Wisconsin, Camron Howard took second in the long jump by leaping 25-3
1/4, improving his NCAA provisional mark from last week and posting
Tennessee's best mark of the season. Matt Rush finished second in the 60M
high hurdles with a time of 8.06. Rush's 7.96 in the trials was the best
heat time of the day and his career best. Jebreh Harris posted a 49.41 in
his second-place 400M dash finish.
Tennessee's 4x400M relay team (J.Harris, Hassan Stamps, Scott, Adrian
Wheatley) grabbed second in 3:16.36. Scott posted the fastest split on the
team with a 47.7.
In Johnson City, Tennessee's distance medley relay team finished second in
10:00.53. Team members included Marcus Tanner, John Dickson, Thomas Newman
UT track team scores major wins
Published: Mon Jan 31, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:06 p.m.