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Clemson’s Jamine Moton and Sheri Smith To Compete At USA Championships

Clemson’s Jamine Moton and Sheri Smith To Compete At USA Championships

June 20, 2002

CLEMSON, SC – Two members of the Clemson women’s track and field team will compete at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23. Jamine Moton and Sheri Smith were accepted into this year’s senior national meet.

Moton, the 2002 NCAA hammer throw champion, will compete in the shot put and hammer throw. The finals of the shot put are scheduled for Fri, June 21, at 7:00 PM, while the finals of the hammer throw are slated for Sun., June 23, at 9:00 AM. Moton set the NCAA, ACC, Clemson and collegiate record in the hammer throw with her personal-best mark of 220’6″ in the hammer throw at the 2002 NCAA Championships in Baton Rouge, LA. She has a personal-best mark of 58’2.5″ in the shot put set in 2001 at the Orange & Purple Classic.

Smith, an indoor triple jump All-American, will compete in the finals of that event on Sat., June 22, at 4:30 PM. She has a personal-best mark of 43’0.5″ set at the 2002 ACC Championships. With that mark, Smith is tied with teammate Gisele Oliveira for the school record in the triple jump.

Highlights from this year’s events will be televised on Sun., June 23 at 5:30 PM ET on ESPN2.

Lady Tigers’ Competition ScheduleJamine Moton Shot Put – Friday, June 21. 7:00 AM Hammer Throw – Sunday, June 23. 9:00 AM

Sheri Smith Triple Jump – Saturday, June 22. 4:30 PM

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