The Tigers will travel to Austin, Tx., for the first round of the Championships
The senior was one of three to climb the podium on the final day
Markesh Woodson and Will Crocker will both advance to Saturday's finals
Other highlights include a pair of top-five NCAA performances in the throws
The Tigers closed Friday evening's events with 16 PR's and six event wins
Hosted by Mississippi State @ Starkville, Miss., May 14-16, 2015 (photos by Jeff Curry)
Hosted by Univ. of Kentucky 01/23/2015 (Photos by Jeff Curry)
Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round at the University of Arkansas
MIZZOU PERSONAL RECORDS
Indoor Track & Field
Long Jump - 7.09m (23-3.25) | Missouri Invitational | 01/16/2015
Triple Jump - 15.70m (51-6.25) | SEC Championships | 02/27/2014
Outdoor Track & Field
Long Jump - 7.20m (23-7.50) | SEC Championships | 05/15/2014
Triple Jump - 15.64m (51-3.75) | Penn Relays | 04/24/2014
- 2014 NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier in the triple jump
- 2013 NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier in the triple jump
- Third at the 2012 USATF Junior Championships in the triple jump
- No. 5 All-Time for the indoor triple jump
- No. 5 All-Time for the outdoor triple jump
60m (Ind.) - 7.09 | Missouri Invitational (Columbia, Mo.) | 01/16
Long Jump (Ind.) - 7.09m (23-3.25) | Missouri Invitational (Columbia, Mo.) | 01/16
Triple Jump (Ind.) - 15.51m (50-10.75) | Armory Track Invitational (New York City, NY) | 01/30
Indoor Track - Tony kicked off his season at home with the Missouri Invitational, earning PR's for the indoor 60m dash (7.09) and long jump (7.09m / 23-3.25)...Went on to earn his season's best in the triple jump at the Armory Track Invitational, placing 4th in the field with a top mark of 15.51m (50-10.75)...Closed his season at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky., where he placed 11th overall in the triple jump.
60m (Ind.) - 7.33 | Wisconsin v. Missouri Dual (Madison, Wisc.) | 01/18
Long Jump (Ind.) - 6.77m (22-2.50) | Wisconsin v. Missouri Dual (Madison, Wisc.) | 01/18
Triple Jump (Ind.) - 15.70m (51-6.25) | SEC Championships (College Station, Tx.) | 02/27
100m (Out.) - 11.64 | Crimson Tide Invitational (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) | 04/05
Long Jump (Out.) - 7.20m (23-7.50) | SEC Championships (Lexington, Ky.) | 05/15
Triple Jump (Out.) - 15.64m (51-3.75) | Penn Relays (Philadelphia, Penn.) | 04/24
Indoor Track - Tony kicked his season off at home with the Missouri Opener, where he placed fourth in the long jump with a best jump of 6.73m (22-1)...He went on to earn season's bests in both the 60m dash and long jump the following weekend, placing 7th in the dash (7.33) and 2nd in the long jump (6.77m / 22-2.50) at the Wisconsin v. Missouri Dual...Tony defended his home track during the season's final home meet, winning the triple jump competition at the Collegiate Challenge with a top mark of 15.17m (49-9.25)...He ended the season at the SEC Championships, where he just missed out on earning his first All-SEC honor after placing fourth in the triple jump field with a PR mark of 15.70m (51-6.25).
Outdoor Track - Tony started the outdoor season with a fourth-place finish in the triple jump at the prestigious Texas Relays, hitting a best mark of 15.36m (50-4.75)...He would go on to jump a new outdoor PR in the triple jump, taking fourth at yet another national-caliber field at the Penn Relays (15.64m / 51-3.75)...He also hit a new PR in the long jump, placing 14th in the SEC Championships field with a top mark of 7.20m (23-7.50)...Tony also competed in the triple jump at the SEC Championships, placing 15th overall...Ended his season at the NCAA Preliminary Round in Fayetteville, Ark., narrowly missing an NCAA Championships qualification in the triple jump with his 14th place finish (15.57m / 51-1).
Long Jump (Ind.) - 7.05m (23-1.75) | Missouri Invitational (Columbia, Mo.) | 01/18
Triple Jump (Ind.) - 15.32m (50-3.25) | Rod McCravy Memorial Meet (Lexington, Ky.) | 01/26
Triple Jump (Out.) - 15.31m (50-2.75) | USATF Junior Championships (Des Moines, Ia.) | 06/20
Indoor Track - Tony made his debut as a Tiger at the Missouri Invitational, where he placed second in both the long jump (7.05m / 23-1.75) and triple jump (15.03m / 49-3.75)...Competed in both events again at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, winning the long jump competition with a leap of 6.82m (22-4.50)...Hit a season's best in the triple jump at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, placing 4th in 15.32m (50-3.25)...Took home another 1st place finish in the triple jumpo at the Tyson Invitational, jumping 15.15m (49-8.50)...Placed 2nd in the triple jump at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge before rounding out the season with an 11th place finish at the SEC Championships.
Outdoor Track - Competed primarily in the triple jump during the outdoor season, while also making appearances as a member of Mizzou's 4x100m relay team...Started the season off at the Arkansas Spring Invitational, placing 4th in the triple jump with a mark of 14.88m (48-10)...Placed 7th in the triple jump at the Old Miss Invitational, and was a member of the 8th place 4x100m relay team...Placed 7th at the Drake Relays as a member of Mizzou's 4x100m relay team, and was fourth individually in the triple jump with a wind-aided mark of 15.53m (50-11.50)...Represented Mizzou at the SEC Championships, running a season's best 40.89 to take 10th with the 4x100m relay team...Placed 11th individually in the triple jump...Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the triple jump, finishing 24th overall.l..Rounded out the season at the USATF Junior Championships in Des Moines, Ia., where he landed on the podium with a 3rd place finish in 15.31m (50-2.75).
Long Jump - 7.25m (23-8.75) | Triple Jump - 15.15m (49-8.75)
Tony competed for Widefield HS under coach Fred Marjerrison...As a team, they were the 2011 League Champions and finished fourth at the CHSAA State Championships...As an individual, Tony was a five-time State Championships qualifier in the triple jump (2010-12), long jump (2012), and high jump (2012)...Was sixth in the state in 2010 for the triple jump, and earned State Championship titles in 2011 and 2012...Was also the 2011 State Champion in the long jump, and took 2nd in the high jump...Qualified for the 2011 USATF Junior Olympics in the triple jump, where he placed 17th...Went undefeated in the long jump and triple jump his senior season.
Parents are Tony, Sr., and Joretha...Born June 18, 1994 in Washington, D.C...Is studying Sports Psychology at Missouri.
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