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Clemson Men’s Track And Field Completes Competition At Raleigh Relays

Clemson Men’s Track And Field Completes Competition At Raleigh Relays

March 27, 2004

RALEIGH, NC – The Clemson men’s track and field team completed competition at the Raleigh Relays held this weekend on NC State’s Paul Derr Track. The Tigers were led by East Region Championship qualifiers Derek Gilson, Lydell Perry and the Tiger 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams. Gilson recorded a mark of 57’4.25″ in the shot put to regionally qualify and to move into fourth on Clemson’s all-time list in the event. Perry qualified in the 110m hurdles with a season-best time of 14.03 set in the preliminaries of the event. The Tigers’ 4x100m relay team of Tye Hill, Ronald Richards and Airese Currie crossed the finish line in 39.83 to win the event and qualify for the region meet. Clemson’s 4x400m relay team of Michael Bolling, Roy Cheney, Warren Eure clocked a regional qualifying time of 3:09.18 to finish fourth in that race.

On the track, Tye Hill ran a time of 10.87. Michael Bolling and Rashad Gardner posted times of 53.26 and 53.46, respectively. The Tigers’ 4x200m relay team was the top collegiate finisher in the event, finishing second overall with a time of 1:24.86.

In the field events, Derek Gilson posted a season-best mark of 161’7″ to finish seventh among collegiate competitors. Danny Alge recorded a mark of 172’5″ in the hammer throw, another season-best performance.

The Clemson men’s track and field team returns to action on Saturday, Apr. 3, as the Tigers host the Clemson Invitational.

Clemson Results 100m – Tye Hill (p) – 10.87 400m – Warren Eure (38) – 49.15; Darius Acker (43) – 49.28 1500m – Matt Clark (8) – 3:55.29 3000m steeplechase seeded – Ryan Fenton (6) – 9:14.66 3000m steeplechase unseeded – Sean Reilly (2) – 9:27.72; David Smith (3) – 9:37.05 5000m seeded – Derrick Wyatt (4) – 14:21.07 5000m unseeded – Eric Soder (11) – 15:28.45 10,000m – Matt Pimentel (6) – 30:36.19 110m hurdles – Lydell Perry (8) – 14.73, (p) – 14.03; Rashad Gardner (p) – 15.14 400m hurdles – Michael Bolling (18) – 53.26; Rashad Gardner (20) – 53.46 4x100m relay – Griffin, Hill, Richards, Currie (1) – 39.83 4x200m relay – Clemson (1) – 1:24.86 4x400m relay – Bolling, Cheney, Acker, Eure (4) – 3:09.18 High jump – Ben Daniels (12) – 6’8.75″/2.05m Long jump – Terrance McDaniel (4) – 23’11″/7.29m; Brit Barrow (25) – 21’9″/6.63m Triple jump – Jason Bell (7) – 49’1.5″/14.97m; Brit Barrow (11) – 46’11″/14.30m Shot put – Derek Gilson (2) – 57’4.25″/17.48m Discus – Derek Gilson (7) – 161’7″/49.26m Hammer – Danny Alge (10) – 172’5″/52.55m

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