FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — LSU senior Aleia Hobbs ran the fifth-fastest time in the world this season to win the women’s 60-meter dash on Friday, the first day of the Tyson Invitational. Hobbs led the field with a personal record of 7.12 seconds in the preliminary round and matched the mark in the finals. The mark is also tied for seventh all-time in the NCAA.
Tonea Marshall won the women’s 60 meter hurdles. Marshall posted the fifth-best time in the nation this season, 8.04 seconds.
On the men’s side, Damion Thomas won the 60-meter hurdles in 7.76 seconds.
Shane Monroe won a thrilling No. 1 singles match to lead LSU to a 6-1 victory over North Florida on Friday at the LSU Tennis Complex.
Monroe defeated Jefta Kecic, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 and also combined with Stewart Block to win at No. 3 doubles. Rafael Wagner, Julian Saborio and Agie Moreno also had victories in both singles and doubles, and Nikola Samardzic gave LSU its fifth singles victory.