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Pair of Women’s Relay Teams Set School Records in Florida

Pair of Women’s Relay Teams Set School Records in Florida

April 3, 2010

GAINESVILLE, FL – Clemson established school records in the women’s 4x200m and shuttle hurdle relays on Saturday to highlight the Tigers’ final day of action at the Pepsi Florida Relays. Patricia Mamona also won the women’s triple jump on Saturday, giving Clemson a solid showing in the field events throughout the weekend.

The women’s 4x100m relay team finished third out of 30 teams with a time of 44.47. Clemson finished ahead of the likes of Florida State and Virginia Tech out of the ACC. The relay team was comprised of Michaylin Golladay, Stormy Kendrick, Kristine Scott and Jasmine Edgerson. In the men’s 400m relay, Clemson’s team of Charlton Rolle, Miller Moss, Warren Fraser and Justin Murdock finished ninth with a time of 40.58.

The women were runner-up in the 4x200m relay with a school-record time of 1:33.37. The relay was made up of Golladay, Kendrick, Scott and Edgerson. The previous record was 1:33.61 set in 1999. The men’s 4×2 was seventh (1:24.63) and the group consisted of Fraser, Murdock, Moss and Jordan Rispress.

The men’s 4x400m relay team ran well on Saturday, producing a season-best time at 3:08.02. The Tigers’ group – Murdock, Moss, Fraser and Rispress – placed eighth out of 36 teams. The Clemson women were 10th overall in the 4×4 with a season-best time of 3:37.81, despite running without freshman sensation Brianna Rollins. The 4×4 team consisted of Brittany Pringley, Golladay, Sonni Austin and Edgerson.

The women’s shuttle hurdle relay (4x100m) team of Golladay, Mamona, Claudio Delli Carpini, Marcus Maxey and Moss. The men’s 4x800m relay of Jasen Turnbull, Will Noble, Ryan Mangone and Chris Slate finished sixth with a time of 7:34.42.

Mamona captured first place in the triple jump after posting a mark of 43’1.5″, her first triple jump competition of the 2010 outdoor season. Teammate April Sinkler, who also red-shirted last season, elevated herself to fifth in the Clemson record books with a mark of 41’8″. She finished in the fourth position Saturday.

Liane Weber moved to the No. 2 spot in Clemson’s record books in the women’s javelin throw, as she finished fourth Saturday with a personal-best effort of 148’4″. Linda Buchholz was fifth (143’0″), followed by Bethanie Wachna in seventh (141’11”).

Xavier Tromp was sixth place in the men’s pole vault with a clearance of 16’10.75″. He cleared his opening height on the first try, then passed at the next height before falling short in three tries at 17’6.5″. Alex Padgett was eighth in the men’s shot put. The red-shirt junior from Rock Hill, SC put together a top mark of 55’4.5″ on Saturday.

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