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Tigers’ Adam Linkenauger Wins High Jump Competition At Kentucky Invitational

Tigers’ Adam Linkenauger Wins High Jump Competition At Kentucky Invitational

Jan. 15, 2005

LEXINGTON, KY – The Clemson men’s track and field team completed competition at the Kentucky Invitational on Saturday at Nutter Fieldhouse. Adam Linkenauger was the Tigers’ top performer, capturing the high jump competition. Itay Magidi and Derek Gilson both earned runner-up honors among collegiate competition in the 3000m run and shot put, respectively.

In the running events, Itay Magidi posted a personal-best performance in the 3000m, finishing second among collegiate runners with a time of 8:14.40. Brent Hobbs turned in a personal-best effort with a time of 8.13 to finish fourth. Roy Cheney took fifth in the hurdles with a time of 8.15. The Tigers entered two 4x400m relay teams in that race, finishing fifth in 3:15.94 and ninth in 3:20.62.

Sophomore Adam Linkenauger claimed the high jump with clearance of 7’0.25″ to lead the Tiger field event athletes. In the pole vault, Mitch Greeley placed fourth with a clearance of 16’0.75″, and Derek Gilson posted a mark of 56’11.75″ in the shot put to earn runner-up honors. Danny Alge finished 11th in the weight throw with his mark of 53’4.5″.

The Tigers return to action next weekend as they host the Clemson Invitational, Jan. 21-22.

Clemson Results 60m – Richards (10) – 6.89, (p) – 6.81; Kitchens (13) – 6.97, (p) – 6.90; Ibeh (p) – 7.05; Sheats (p) – 7.24; Bell (p) – 7.39 200m – Richards (9) – 21.73; Ibeh 910) – 21.84; Kitchens (12) – 21.97; Sheats (28) – 23.11; Bell (34) – 23.85 400m – Eure (9) – 49.23; Kautz (11) – 49.52; Acker (12) – 49.54; Mills (14) – 49.78; Gardner (16) – 49.89; Brown (26) – 51.54 800m – Shaw (23) – 2:12.44; Hobbs (25) – 2:20.68 3000m – Magidi (2) – 8:14.40; Wyatt (8) – 8:29.56; Fenton (13) – 8:44.07; B. Soder (22) – 8:54.43; Reilly (24) – 9:05.49 60m Hurdles – Hobbs (4) – 8.13, (p) – 6.81; Kitchens (13) – 6.97, (p) – 6.90; Ibeh (p) – 7.05; Sheats (p) – 7.24; Bell (p) – 7.39 4x400m Relay – “A” (5) – 3:15.94; “B” (9) – 3:20.62 High Jump – Linkenauger 91) – 7’0.25″/2.14m; Hinton (14) – 6’6.75″/2.00m Pole Vault – Greeley (4) – 16’0.75″/4.90m Shot Put – Gilson (2) – 56’11.5″/17.36m Weight Throw – Alge (11) – 53’4.5″/16.27m

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