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Clemson Women’s Track and Field Team Finishes Second At ACC Championships

Clemson Women’s Track and Field Team Finishes Second At ACC Championships

April 21, 2001

ORLANDO, FL – The Clemson women’s track and field team finished second at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. The University of North Carolina won the title with 181 points while the Lady Tigers posted a score of 167. Florida State finished third with a total of 116 points and Virginia finished fourth (109). Georgia Tech took fifth with 76 points and Maryland was sixth with 66 points. NC State finished seventh with 40 points, Wake Forest was eighth with 34 points and Duke finished ninth with 30 points.

Cydonie Mothersill won four events today, including the 100m dash, 200m dash, 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay. Mothersill claimed the 100m with a provisional qualifying time of 11.34 and Shannon Murray finished fifth in the race with a time of 11.99. Mothersill won the 200m dash with an automatic qualifying time of 22.57 and Shekera Weston was the runnerup with a provisional time of 23.27. LaShonda Cutchin finished fourth in 23.74 and Marcia Smith was sixth with a time of 23.96. Weston was the champion in the 400m with a provisional mark of 52.81 and Michelle Burgher was second with a provisional time of 52.89. Cutchin finished fifth (54.31) and Smith was sixth with a time of 54.52. In the 1500m run, Perry Fields finished ninth with a time of 4:39.93. Kristi Toothman finished 26th in the 5000m with a time of 19:16.10. Keke Elder won the 100m hurdles with a provisional time of 13.51 and Nyjla Littlejohn posted a time of 13.91 to finish fourth. Burgher won the 400m hurdles with a provisional time of 57.79 and Littlejohn was the runnerup with a provisional time of 58.76. Clemson’s 4x100m relay team of Murray, Smith, Weston and Mothersill won the 4x100m relay with an automatic qualifying time of 44.19, and the Lady Tigers’ 4x400m relay team of Cutchin, Smith, Weston and Mothersill set an ACC record of 3:33.57 to win the event.

Katie Pickett finished fifth in the high jump with a mark of 5’7″ while Sheri Smith posted a 12th place finish in the long jump (18’1 “). Smith won the triple jump with a mark of 41’9 ” and Joana Costa was ninth (38’6 “). Jamine Moton won her third ACC event title with a provisional qualifying mark of 52’5 ” in the shot put. Elizabeth Lord finished ninth in the javelin with a mark of 110’9″ and Mary Gosselin was 17th (93’1″). In the heptathlon, Lauren Nicholson finished ninth with 4418 points while Katrina Moultrie finished 11th with 4080 points.

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