Tennessee athletes post top marks at indoor championships

Lady Vols’ graduate student Charisma Taylor earned a pair of medals at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Taylor posted a second-place finish in the women’s triple jump with a leap of 14.88 meters (48 feet, 10 inches).

The effort earned her a silver medal and is the second highest mark in NCAA history. She also ranks second on the world list in 2023.

Jacious Sears finished third in the finals of the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.10.

Distance specialist Dylan Jacobs finished sixth in the men’s 3,000-meter run as he completed the race in 7:52..25.

Jacobs, a graduate student, won the national championship in the 5,000-meter run Friday.

Sprinter Emmanuel Bynum set a school record in the 400-meter dash, breaking his own mark in the event (45.30).

Bynam teamed with Clement Ducos, Jakwan Hale and Rasheeme Griffith to finish tenth in the 4×400 relay, posting a time of 3:08.61 for the Vols.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire