Freshman Tobyus Simmons and Jevonte' Ezzard
Men's Track & Field - Wed, Apr. 18, 2012

Mobile, AL - Tobyus Simmons and Jevonte' Ezzard produced national qualifying performances this past week at the 2012 University of South Alabama Invitational.

Simmons, a freshman,from Chattanooga, TN, placed 2nd in the 100m dash with a time of 10.65. This makes his first national qualifying time of the year. Ezzard, a freshman, from College Park, GA, placed 3rd in the 400m run with a time of 48.37 (personal best). Ezzard is also a member of the 4 x 400m relay team that has already qualified for nationals. The 4 x 400m relay team (Nash, Ezzard, Jones, Neely, and Miller) placed 2nd with a time of 3:15:51. The 4 x 100m relay team (Collins, Buggage, Simmons, Neely, and Miller) also placed 2nd with a time of 42.28.

Other top finishes include:

100m dash

Darius Neely                    5th(25)  10.77

200m dash

Tobyus Simmons             6th(28)  21.89

Darius Neely                     7th(28)  21.93

800m run

Emory Nash                      6th(24)  1:59.74

400m hurdles

LaDalrius Miller                5th(10)  57.35