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Indoor Track Team Garners Three ACC Awards

February 24, 1999

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech’s Alan Drosky was named ACC Coach of the Year, Yellow Jacket Andria King earned most valuable performer and Clemson’s Erin Nett receives the inaugural freshman of the year honors, as voted on by the nine ACC coaches after last weekend’s ACC Track and Field Championships.

Drosky received his first ACC Coach of the Year honors and Georgia Tech’s first ACC Indoor Coach of the Year honors after the Yellow Jackets finished third in last weekend’s indoor championship. The Yellow Jackets finished the meet with 91 points, and only one point out of second place. This was the Jackets highest finish, and point total in the 13 years of the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Andria King, an Atlanta,Georgia native finished with two ACC Titles. two NCAA automatic qualifying times and two conference records. In the 60m dash, King recorded a time of 7.26 edging the previous ACC record of 7.28. In the 60m hurdles, the Yellow Jacket senior posted a time of 8.12, currently the fastest time in the nation.

Clemson pole vaulter Erin Nett received ACC Indoor Freshman of the Year honors after setting a new conference pole vault record with a vault of 11’6.75″. This season, the Bel Air, Maryland native has provisionally qualified six times for the NCAA Championships and has a season best vault of 11’11.75″.

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