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Clemson Women Finish Fourth, Men Fifth, at ACC Championships Saturday

Clemson Women Finish Fourth, Men Fifth, at ACC Championships Saturday

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Clemson women’s track & field team totaled 74 points to earn a fourth-place finish at the 2018 ACC Track & Field Championships at the University of Miami’s Cobb Stadium Saturday. On the men’s side, the Tigers accumulated 56 points, good for a fifth-place finish, after jumping Virginia in the standings by one point on the last event of the night in the men’s 4x400m relay.

 

The women were led by Rebekah Smith, who tallied a team-high 13.5 points after placing third in both the 100m and 200m dashes as well as running the second leg for the third-place women’s 4x100m relay (44.37). Smith ran personal-bests in both the 100m and 200m dashes. The sophomore posted a time of 11.28 seconds in the 100m dash, putting her tied for second-best time in CU history. In the 200m dash, Smith crossed the finish line at the 23.15-second mark to earn one of her three medals on the day. With her performance Saturday, Smith garnered First Team All-ACC status in both the 100m and 200m dashes and Second Team All-ACC alongside Torie Robinson, Ebony Williams and Markeeta Thomas for their efforts in the 4x100m relay.

 

On the men’s side, Cordell Lamb led all Tiger scorers, medaling in the 200m (20.68), 400m (46.05) and 4x400m relay (3:08.46) along with Deonte Tolbert, Deron Gordon and John Lewis. Lamb claimed First Team All-ACC status in both individual events and Second Team honors in the 4x400m relay for its third-place finish. For the meet, Lamb totaled 15.5 points.

 

Kamryn McIntosh also made history for Clemson Saturday in the women’s 800m. The freshman turned in a personal-best 2:03.91, which is good for No. 3 all-time in program history. Joining McIntosh as a First Team All-ACC representative was senior Fellan Ferguson, who placed third with a time of 2:04.95. In the men’s race, junior John Lewis placed second overall as he ran 1:48.36 to earn First Team honors.

 

In the women’s 400m hurdles, sophomore Lakeisha Warner turned in her best career time of 57.23 seconds, putting her at No. 5 in the Clemson record book. Additionally, junior Markeeta Thomas placed fifth with a time of 58.46 seconds. Warner earned First Team honors, while Thomas was named Second Team All-ACC.

 

Senior Grace Barnett registered her season best of 4:14.50 in the 1500m as she placed third overall. With her finish in the event, Barnett claimed her first career First Team All-ACC distinction outdoors.

 

The men’s triple jump combined to score 12 points for the Tiger men with the production of Jeremiah Green, DJ Ledell and Ishmael Kamara. Green re-wrote his own program record Saturday, despite an apparent lower-body injury causing Green to pull up on his fourth jump. Green’s best mark of the night, 16.06m, came on his sixth and final leap, moving him from third to second place. Additionally, Ledell, who achieved his personal best and a sixth-place finish in the long jump Friday, did exactly that in Saturday’s triple jump. Ledell, like Green, achieved his best jump of 15.55m on his sixth jump of the night. He was also the only freshman to qualify for finals. Kamara added one point for the Tigers with his eighth-place finish with his season-best jump, 15.21m.

 

Up next, Clemson will wait for the official NCAA East Regional qualifying list before heading to Tampa, Fla., for the NCAA East Regional meet, which is slated for May 24-26.

 

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Saturday’s ACC Outdoor Championship Results

Individual finishes 1-3 result in First Team All-ACC

Top relay team earns First Team All-ACC; relay finishes 2-3 result in Second Team All-ACC

Men’ Javelin

12. Dylan Ahrens, 57.00m

 

Men’s Discus

7. Grant Voeks, 53.25m

 

Women’s Triple Jump

13. Harleigh White, 12.30m

 

Women’s 4x100m Relay

3. Torie Robinson, Rebekah Smith, Ebony Williams, Markeeta Thomas, 44.37; season best

 

Men’s 4x100m Relay

7. Cordell Lamb, Alex Sands, Ishmael Kamara, Trevious Frazier, 40.38; season best

 

Women’s 1500m

3. Grace Barnett, 4:14.50; season best

 

Men’s 110m Hurdles

Kirk Lewis, DNF

 

Women’s Discus

13. Grayce French, 43.90m; personal best

 

Women’s 400m Dash

5. Kendra Clarke, 52.65; personal best

 

Men’s 400m Dash

2. Cordell Lamb, 46.05; personal best

 

Men’s Triple Jump

2. Jeremiah Green, 16.25m; personal best, bests his own program record

6. DJ Ledell, 15.55m; personal best

8. Ishmael Kamara, 15.21m; season best

 

Women’s 800m

2. Kamryn McIntosh, 2:03.91; personal best, No. 3 in program history

3. Fellan Ferguson, 2:04.95

8. Grace Barnett, 2:15.35

 

Men’s 800m

2. John Lewis, 1:48.36

 

Women’s 400m Hurdles

2. Lakeisha Warner, 57.23; personal best

5. Markeeta Thomas, 58.46

 

Men’s 400m Hurdles

4. Deron Gordon, 51.04

 

Women’s 200m Dash

3. Rebekah Smith, 23.15; personal best

 

Men’s 200m Dash

3. Cordell Lamb, 20.68

 

Women’s 5000m

32. Jenna Gearing, 19:01.25

 

Men’s 5000m

34. John Ward, 16:06.39

James Quattlebaum, DNF

 

Women’s 4x400m Relay

2. Kendra Clarke, Ebony Williams, Kamryn McIntosh, Fellan Ferguson, 3:33.59

 

Men’s 4x400m Relay

3. Deonte Tolbert, Deron Gordon, John Lewis, Cordell Lamb, 3:08.46

 

 

Friday’s ACC Outdoor Championship Results

 

Women’s 100m Hurdles Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

9. Ebony Williams, 13.63

11. Sidney Marshall, 13.80; personal best

24. Markeeta Thomas, 14.44

 

Men’s 110m Hurdles Prelims (8 advance: top 2 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

7. Kirk Lewis, 14.44 (q)

 

Women’s 400m Dash Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

5. Kendra Clarke, 53.36 (q); personal best

 

Men’s 400m Dash Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 3 best times)

6. Cordell Lamb, 47.35 (Q); won third heat

12. Jeffrey Green, 47.68; season best

14. Deonte Tolbert, 47.92; personal best

 

Women’s 100m Dash Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

2. Rebekah Smith, 11.37 (q)

5. Torie Robinson, 11.46 (q)

 

Men’s 100m Dash Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

19. Trevious Frazier, 10.76

22. Ishmael Kamara, 10.83

 

Women’s 800m Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

1. Kamryn McIntosh, 2:04.28 (Q); personal best, No. 4 all-time; won first heat

3. Grace Barnett, 2:05.89 (q), personal best, No. 6 all-time

5. Fellan Ferguson, 2:06.13 (Q); won second heat

11. Dana Maydew, 2:09.58; personal best

22. Imani McGowan, 2:14.31

 

Men’s 800m Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

4. John Lewis, 1:49.39 (Q); won third heat

18. Malik Epps, 1:52.97

21. Nate Gordon, 1:54.05

 

Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Finals

2. Logan Morris, 10:07.13; personal best, No. 2 all-time, First Team All-ACC

19. Morgan Wittrock, 11:23.22; personal best

21. Mikie Harris, 11:53.89

 

Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Finals

5. James Quattlebaum, 8:59.87; Second Team All-ACC

25. Jackson Goodwin, 10:01.04

 

Men’s Long Jump (top-9 advance to finals)

6. DJ Ledell, 7.51m (1.5w); personal best, Second Team All-ACC

9. Ishmael Kamara, 7.41m (3.2w); season best

Anthony Butler, DNF

 

Men’s Shot Put (top-9 advance to finals)

10. Grant Voeks, 15.75m

 

Women’s Shot Put

13. Grayce French, 13.94m; personal best

 

Women’s Long Jump

15. Valerie Johnson, 5.68m

20. Harleigh White, 5.38m

 

Thursday’s ACC Outdoor Championship Results

 

Women’s 400m Hurdles Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

1. Lakeisha Warner, 57.80 (Q); won third heat

4. Markeeta Thomas, 58.55 (Q); won fourth heat

 

Men’s 400m Hurdles Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 4 best times)

5. Deron Gordon, 51.96 (Q); placed second in third heat

 

Women’s 200m Dash Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 3 best times)

5. Rebekah Smith, 23.41 (q); season best, placed second in first heat

15. Torie Robinson, 23.91

 

Men’s 200m Dash Prelims (8 advance: top 1 each heat, plus next 3 best times)

2. Cordell Lamb, 20.66 (Q); personal best, won first heat

17. Alex Sands, 21.41

25. Trevious Frazier, 21.73

 

Women’s 1500m (12 advance: top 3 each heat, plus next 3 best times)

4. Grace Barnett, 4:22.33 (Q); won third heat

30. Katie Fortner, 4:36.50

34. Mikie Harris, 4:44.01

 

Men’s 1500m (12 advance: top 3 each heat, plus next 3 best times)

26. Jackson Goodwin, 3:57.20

30. Daniel Shaughnessy, 4:03.97

 

Women’s 10,000m Finals

18. Elizabeth Dawson, 37:25.01

19. Erin McLaughlin, 37:26.36

20. Marketa Marcanikova, 37:55.77

 

Women’s Hammer Finals

14. Danielle Borriello, 49.42

15. Danielle Little, 40.92

 

Women’s Pole Vault Finals

16. Morgan Allen, 3.75m

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