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Clemson’s Oliveira and Costa Advance To NCAA Championships In The Long Jump And Pole Vault

Clemson’s Oliveira and Costa Advance To NCAA Championships In The Long Jump And Pole Vault

May 30, 2003

FAIRFAX, VA – The Clemson women’s track and field competed at the NCAA East Region Championships on Friday on the campus of George Mason University. On day one, the Lady Tigers were led by Gisele Oliveira who each posted runner-up performances. Costa cleared 12’10.25″ to place second in the pole vault, while Oliveira took second in the long jump with a leap of 20’9″. Both Costa and Oliveira automatically advance to the NCAA Championships to be held June 11-14 at California State University in Sacramento.

Shakirah Rutherford, Shakirah Rutherford qualified for the finals of the 400m hurdles with a season-best time of 59.42, while Silja Ulfarsdottir recorded a personal-best time of 59.46. Keshia Haughton competed in the 100m hurdles, clocking a time of 14.41 in the preliminaries.

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