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Men’s Track and Field Among ACC Leaders

February 25, 1999

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s track and field team, 1999 ACC Indoor Champions, has several athletes ranked among the top-ten in the ACC. Junior Shawn Crawford, the defending national champion in the 200m indoors, leads the conference after recording a time of 20.80. He also leads the conference in the 60m dash with a time of 6.71.

Three freshmen are among the top sprinters in the league. Ato Modibo from Beltsville, MD, ranks first in the league in the 400m (46.00) and is third in the 200m with a time of 21.25. Anthony Moorman from Roselle, IL, ranks fifth in the ACC in the 200m with a time of 21.31. In the 60m hurdles, Todd Matthews of Trenton, NJ, ranks third with a time of 7.91.

Sophomore Sultan Tucker is first in the 60m hurdles (7.75), while senior Kenny Franklin ranks fourth in the 200m (21.31) and eighth in the 60m (6.84). Senior Davidson Gill tops the ACC in the 800m with a time of 1:49.99. Junior Charles Allen ranks third in the 60m (6.80), seventh in the 200m (21.51), and eighth in the 400m (48.16). Clemson is first in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:09.66.

In the mile run, senior Esteban Diaz ranks sixth with a time of 4:08.63. Senior Joe Gibson is sixth in the 5000m run with a time of 14:26.14. The Clemson distance medley relay team is fifth in the conference at 10:06.99.

In the field events, freshman Doug Ameigh of Washingtonville, PA, leads the league with a mark of 7’1 1/2″ in the high jump. Junior Bryan Williams ranks fifth at 6’10 3/4,” and freshman Mark Mirabito of Liverpool, NY is eighth at 6’8 3/4.” In the long jump, Maull has the fifth-longest mark in the conference (24’7″).

Williams is first in the triple jump at 52’5 1/4″, and sophomore Tony Lloyd ranks third (50’3/4″). Tony Washington is ninth at 48’1 1/4.” Sophomores Ben Hess and Bobby Latham are tied for seventh among ACC athletes in the pole vault at 15’9.”

In the throwing events, freshman Keith Rzewuski of Edison, NJ, is fourth in the shot put (53’7″) and eighth in the 35 lb. weight throw (50’5 1/2″). Senior Tom Hopkins is seventh in the shot put (49’10 1/2″).

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