Jay Pittman, Washington University - Women’s Track
The junior sprinter from Detroit, Michigan had an excellent day at the Rose Hulman Institute Twilight Meet in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Pittman finished first in the 100-meter high hurdles, third in the 200-meter dash and fourth in the 100. She also ran a leg on the Bears’ 4x100-meter relay team that finished in second place.
Pittman has already earned All-Conference recognition this season during the indoor season by finishing in second place in the 60-meter high hurdles at the University Athletic Association championships in February.
DeVonte Tincher, SIU-Edwardsville - Men’s Track
The freshman sprinter from Edwardsville High enjoyed a big day at the Tom Botts Invitational at the University of Missouri in Columbia.
Tincher finished second in the 100-meter dash in a personal best of 10.71 seconds, which is also fourth on the all-time list at SIUE. He also finished second in the long jump with a leap of 22 feet 6 inches. Tincher also finished second in the 100 at the Redbird Invite at Illinois State.
Tincher finished in the top five in four different events at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships last month. He was fourth in the long jump and fifth in the 60-meter dash, 200-meter dash and triple jump.