JONESBORO, ARK. - Kameilah Amaya set a new meet record leading the Memphis women's track team to a fifth place finish at the ASU Invitational hosted by Arkansas State on Sunday in Jonesboro, Ark.
Amaya' record came in the 20-pound Weight Throw as she recorded a toss of 53'7 1/2" (16.34). That shattered the old record of 50' 1/2" by more than seven feet set by Krystal White of Arkansas State in 1996.
Lilly Lebron also brought home an individual title for the Tigers winning the 5,000 meter run in a time of 19:48.02. Andrea Dahlman of Memphis finished third in that event at 20:04.04. Monique Nelson won the Shot Put title with a throw of 43-6 1/2 (13.27).
The men recorded three second place finishes. Kris Harman finished second in the 400-meter dash in a time of 49.5. Adam Martin finished second in the shot put with a throw of 51'3" (15.62). Courtland Perry finished second in the triple jump with a leap of 47' 6 1/4" (14.48).