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Clemson’s Oliveira, Ulfarsdottir, Barton and Phillips Lead Lady Tigers To A Third-Place Finish

Clemson’s Oliveira, Ulfarsdottir, Barton and Phillips Lead Lady Tigers To A Third-Place Finish

April 9, 2005

Complete Results

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson’s Silja Ulfarsdottir and Gisele Oliveira turned in regional qualifying performances at the Clemson Invitational, while Casey Phillips and Jennifer Barton joined them in the winner’s circle to lead the Lady Tigers to a third-place finish on Saturday. Georgia won the meet with 173 points, followed by Georgia Tech’s 164.5-point effort. Clemson amassed 124.5 points for third place, Virginia Tech finished fourth (70) points and St. John’s was fifth with 67 points. Western Carolina accumulated 52 points to edge Howard (51 points) for sixth place, and East Tennessee State finished eighth with 17 points.

In the 100m, Silja Ulfarsdottir qualified for the East Region Championships with her winning time of 59.18 in the 400m hurdles, and Sierra Hill finished third in the event in 1:02.04. Polly Hardy also scored in the intermediate hurdles, crossing the finish line in 1:05.30. The Lady Tigers’ 4x100m relay team of Hinton, Ulfarsdottir, Hill and Miyamoto clocked a 47.28 en route to a fifth-place finish.

Gisele Oliveira finished second in the long jump with a regional qualifying mark of 20’3″, then she claimed the triple jump with a track-record and regional qualifying mark of 45’9″. Miyamoto posted a leap of 39’10.5″ to place fourth in the triple jump, and Michelle Rogers was also a scorer in the event with a seventh-place finish and mark of 39’2.25″. Della Clark led the Lady Tigers in the shot put with a third-place finish and mark of 45’1.5″, while Allison Bradshaw scored with her sixth-place finish and mark of 42’10.75″. In the discus throw, two season-best marks were set as Krystal Woods posted a runner-up finish and mark of 151’1″, and Mikaela Patterson placed sixth with her throw of 142’11”. Clark also scored in the hammer throw with a seventh-place finish and season-best mark of 166’4″. Woods finished fifth in the javelin with a mark of 131’7″, Christina Moore placed eighth with a mark of 109’11”.

The Lady Tiger track and field team returns to action on Saturday, Apr. 16 at the Solid Orange Classic.

Team Results – Women 1. Georgia – 173 points 2. Georgia Tech – 164.5 points 3. Clemson – 124.5 points 4. Virginia Tech – 70 points 5. St. John’s (NY) – 67 points 6. Western Carolina – 52 points 7. Howard – 51 points 8. East Tennessee State – 17 points

Complete Clemson Results 100m – Randi Hinton (5) – 11.97; Danielle Whaley (9) – 12.26 200m – Randi Hinton (3) – 24.15; Danielle Whaley (11) – 15.05; Sybil Sobanjo (16) – 26.20; Jessica Earp (20) – 27.23 400m – Sybil Sobanjo (15) – 1:02.61 800m – Patrice McMillan (5) – 2:17.65; LaToya Woodberry (15) – 2:40.24 1500m – Casey Phillips (1) – 4:42.38 5000m – Jennifer Barton (1) – 18:08.88 100m Hurdles – Renata Miyamoto (T6) – 14.30; Jessica Earp (24) – 17.94 400m Hurdles – Silja Ulfarsdottir (1) – 59.18; Sierra Hill (3) – 1:02.04; Polly Hardy (7) – 1:05.30 4x100m Relay – Hinton, Ulfarsdottir, Hill, Miyamoto (5) – 47.28 High Jump – Anni Korhonen (6) – 1.65m/5’3″; Felicia Hawthorne (10) – 1.55m/5’1″ Pole Vault – Beth Jordan (5) – 3.50m/11’5.75″; Sara Young (T6) – 3.50m/11’5.75″ Long Jump – Gisele Oliveira (2) – 6.17m/20’3″; Jessica Earp (14) – 5.14m/16’10.5″; Tia Perry (15) – 4.77m/15’7.75″ Triple Jump – Gisele Oliveira (1) – 13.94m/45’9″; Renata Miyamoto (4) – 12.15m/39’10.5″; Michelle Rogers (7) – 11.94m/39’2.25″ Shot Put – Della Clark (3) – 13.75m/45’1.5″; Allison Bradshaw (6) – 13.07m/42’10.75″; Jessica Earp (20) – 8.69m/28’6.25″ Discus Throw – Krystal Woods (2) – 46.06m/151’1″; Mikaela Patterson (6) – 43.56m/142’11”; Catheryne Porter (11) – 36.76m/120’7″ Hammer Throw – Della Clark (7) – 50.71m/166’4″; Allison Bradshaw (12) – 44.45m/145’9″; Catheryne Porter (18) – 32.93m/108’0″ Javelin Throw – Krystal Woods (5) – 40.13m/131’7″; Christina Moore (8) – 33.50m/109’11”; Jessica Earp (9) – 28.72m/94’3″

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