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Clemson Men’s Track and Field to Compete at NCAA Championships

Clemson Men’s Track and Field to Compete at NCAA Championships

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March 7, 2002

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s track and field team will compete at the 2002 NCAA Track and Field Championships Friday and Saturday in Fayetteville, AR. Four individuals as well as the 4x400m relay team will represent Clemson.

Doug Ameigh cleared 7’3″ in the high jump at the 2002 ACC Championships, ranking him third in the nation entering this weekend’s event.

Todd Matthews’ converted 60m hurdles time of 7.79 ranks him 10th in the nation entering this weekend’s meet. His time (55mH – 7.26) was set at the First Appalachian Indoor Meet in December.

Ato Modibo’s time of 46.60 in the 400m ranks him 13th in the nation. He set his season-best time at the Iowa State Last Chance Meet.

Dwight Thomas recorded a qualifying time of 6.68 in the 60m dash, ranking him 14th, at the Virginia Tech Last Chance Meet. He is also seeded 13th in the 60m hurdles with a time of 7.81 set a the ACC Indoor Championships. Thomas is the only athlete in the nation to qualify in four events (60m dash, 60m hurdles, 200m dash, 4x400m relay). The freshman from Burtonsville, MD, will compete in all but the 200m dash at this year’s Championships.

Clemson’s 1600m relay team of Harper, Thomas, Spain and Modibo is ranked fifth with a school-record time of 3:06.67.

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