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Clemson Men’s Track And Field Claims 2004 ACC Outdoor Title

Clemson Men’s Track And Field Claims 2004 ACC Outdoor Title

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The Clemson men’s track and field team claimed its 11th ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Belk Track at Fetzer Field on the campus of the University of North Carolina. The Tigers tallied 224 points to win the 2004 title, capturing their first team title since 2001 and setting the all-time ACC record for points scored at a conference meet. Under head coach Michael Bolling, Tye Hill, Adam Linkenauger and the 4x100m relay team led Clemson on day two of the championships.

Michael Bolling won the event with a time of 51.61 to become only the second Tiger to capture that event, and Michael Bolling, Lydell Perry and Marquis Andrews finished second in 3:08.79 to conclude the event for the men.

Adam Linkenauger captured his second consecutive high jump title, winning the event with a mark of 7’1″. Ben Daniels scored with a sixth-place finish (6’8.25″). Ben Daniels were sixth and eighth for Clemson, recording marks of 48’2.5″ and 47’5.25″, respectively. Derek Gilson and Derek Gilson finished ninth with a throw of 158’0″.

Clemson swept the top three spots in the decathlon, as Brent Hobbs took second place with 7180 points and Brent Hobbs won the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.47 and Ryan Hunter finished in 15.92. Hobbs also won the discus throw with a mark of 136’3″ and Hunter finished second in the event with a throw of 134’1″. Hill recorded a mark of 129’5″ to finish third. Hunter cleared 15’9″ in the pole vault to claim the event, Hill posted a mark of 15’1″ and Hobbs cleared 13’1.5″. Hunter was second in the javelin throw with a mark of 160’0″, Hobbs posted a mark of 152’0″ and Hill threw 147’4″. In the final event of the decathlon, the 1500m, Hill finished second with a time of 4:34.67, Hobbs clocked a 5:15.32 and Hunter crossed the finish line in 5:30.76.

Team Results 1. Clemson – 224 points 2. Florida State – 176 points 3. North Carolina – 104 points 4. Georgia Tech – 103 points 5. NC State – 81 points 6. Virginia – 53 points 7. Wake Forest – 34 points 8. Duke – 23 points 9. Maryland – 20 points

Clemson’s 2004 ACC Champions 100m – Tye Hill 400m Hurdles – Michael Bolling High Jump – Adam Linkenauger Long Jump – George Kitchens 4x100m Relay – Tye Hill, Airese Currie Decathlon – Rick Hill

Complete Clemson Results – day two only 100m – Tye Hill (1) – 10.52; Airese Currie (3) – 10.57; Ronald Richards (6) – 10.72; George Kitchens (8) – 10.91 200m – Tye Hill (5) – 21.42; Larry Griffin (7) – 21.59 1500m – Derrick Wyatt (6) -3:48.77 5000m – Derrick Wyatt (4) – 14:50.92; Ryan Fenton (5) – 14:55.25 110m Hurdles – Lydell Perry (2) – 14.01; Roy Cheney (4) – 14.12; Brent Hobbs (6) – 14.64; Rick Hill (7) – 14.66 400m Hurdles – Michael Bolling (1) – 51.61; Lydell Perry (5) – 53.03; Rashad Gardner (6) – 53.29 4x100m Relay – Griffin, T Hill, Richards, Currie (1) – 39.75 4x400m Relay – Michael Bolling, Lydell Perry, Marquis Andrews (2) – 3:08.79 High Jump – Adam Linkenauger (1) – 7’1″/2.16m; Ben Daniels (6) – 6’8.25″/2.04m; Jason Bell (10) – 6’4″/1.93m Triple Jump – Ben Daniels (8) – 47’5.25″/14.46m Shot Put – Derek Gilson (2) – 55’7.75″/16.96m; Matt Lombardi (3) – 54’5.25″/16.59m Hammer Throw – Derek Gilson (9) – 158’0″/48.16m Decathlon – Brent Hobbs (2) 7180 points; Ryan Hunter (3) – 6626 points

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