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Clemson’s Kyle Shaw Finishes Sixth At Clemson Heptathlon Championships

Jan. 29, 2005

Final Stats

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson’s Kyle Shaw completed the Clemson Heptathlon Championships held Saturday with a sixth-place finish. The sophomore transfer scored 4,683 points in his Tiger debut. Maurice Smith of Auburn claimed his second consecutive Clemson Heptathlon crown with a NCAA automatic qualifying total of 5,749 points. Alabama’s Keith Baker was the runner-up with 5,265 points to provisionally qualify for the NCAA Championships.

In day two action, Shaw posted a time of 8.58 in the 60m hurdles, then cleared 11’11.75″ in the pole vault. In the final event of the meet, the 1000m, Shaw crossed the finish line in 2:57.49. Clemson’s Brent Hobbs sustained an injury and could not complete the heptathlon.

The Tigers return to action next weekend at the Notre Dame Invitational.

Clemson Heptathlon Individual Scores 1. Maurice Smith, Auburn – 5749 points 2. Keith Baker, Alabama – 5265 points 3. Kayne Dakoski, Unattached – 4879 points 4. Greg McCormick, Georgia Tech – 4738 points 5. Kurt Lee, Florida – 4698 points 6. Kyle Shaw, Clemson – 4683 points 7. Javier Garcia-Tunon, Unattached – 4663 points 8. Ned Ashley, Auburn – 4604 points 9. Matt Frith, Florida State – 4604 points 10. Michael Feather, Unattached – 4376 points 11. Bobby Robinson, Western Carolina – 4186 points 12. Blake Taylor, Florida – 4094 points 13. Matt Harlfinger, Western Carolina – 4013 points 14. Matt Vogtner, Alabama – 3843 points 15. Dave Bowles, Western Carolina – 3121 points

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