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Decathlon, Hammer Throws Highlight Flashes' Day 1 at Tennessee Relays

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Kent State outdoor track and field team returned to action on Thursday as they competed on day one of the Tennessee Relays in Knoxville.

Day one of the meet primarily focused on the multis, and the Golden Flashes were represented in the men's decathlon by TJ Lawson and Jacob Mally. Lawson was arguably the most consistent performer on Thursday, finishing second in three of five events and third in one to take the overall lead into day two with 3979, 26 points ahead of the second place competitor. Mally sits in ninth place with 3454 points, 53 points behind eighth place.