BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - In the final tune up before the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, Georgia State's indoor track and field team posted nine top-5 finishes at the Samford Open Friday and Saturday in Birmingham.

Alysiah Whittaker and LaPorscha Wells finished first and second, respectively in the shot put with Whittaker setting a new meet record for the second straight week. Wells won the weight throw and Tracy Dorcement placed second with Whittaker taking fifth. On the track, Tyler Watson set a new personal best in the 60m hurdles.

Shot put

1.  Alysiah Whittaker 15.68  *meet record

2.  LaPorscha Wells. 15.13m

Weight throw 

1. LaPorscha Wells. 19.44m

2. Tracy Dorcemont 18.43m

5. Alysiah Whittaker. 16.83m

6. Lysah Russell. 16.43m

7. Rashell Reid. 15.90m

60m hurdles

2. Tyler Watson. 8.96  (personal best)

Long jump

3.  Ashland Rosier 5.59m


3.  Angela Alonso. 4:58.07


4.  Angela Alonso. 2:15.10