Flashes take top spots at Sea Ray Relays

During the Sea Ray Relays at the completion of the Scott Hartman Decathlon yesterday afternoon, Kent State’s Chris Caine finished third with a score of 5,848, while Chad Clemons placed ninth with 5,374 points.

Tennessee’s Chris Helwick took the crown with 6,310 points, followed by Chris Wineberg with 6,131 points.

Caine completed the two-day event with six top-five finishes, including No. 5 in the 100-meter dash (11.13 seconds), No. 5 in the shot put (11.74 meters), No. 1 in the 400-meter dash (49.69 seconds), No. 3 in the 110-meter hurdles (15.08 seconds), No. 5 in the discus throw (36.17 meters) and tied for No. 5 in the pole vault (4.25 meters).

Clemons also recorded a top-five finish with a tie for No. 4 in the high jump (1.93 meters).

The women’s team didn’t have an athlete compete in the Heptathalon.

Today will contain the most events of the invitational, beginning with the women’s open hammer throw at 8:45 a.m. The first track event will start at 12:20 p.m., and the day will conclude with the men’s hammer throw at 9:20 p.m.

Tennessee is looking to grab its sixth straight victory in the 4×800 relay tomorrow afternoon. The Vols are also nationally ranked No. 8.

The relays will conclude tomorrow, beginning with the men’s open hammer throw, scheduled to start at 9:15 a.m. Opening the track events of the day is the shuttle hurdle relay, beginning at 12:40 p.m. Ending the meet is the 4×400 relay at 5:45 p.m.

– Amanda Vasil