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Tigers Travel to Florida Relays

Tigers Travel to Florida Relays

CLEMSON, S.C. — A full squad of Clemson men and women are headed to Gainesville, Fla., for the Pepsi Florida Relays, set for Friday and Saturday at Percy Beard Track. Friday’s action focuses on individual events — where several Tigers will run their specialty events for the first time this outdoor season — while Saturday will feature various relay events for both teams.

The SEC Network Plus is set to stream both days of competition. Friday’s action will be broadcast beginning at 12 p.m., with Saturday’s airing set for 2:15. Approximately four hours of coverage will be shown both days. Live results will be available at DeltaTiming.com.

NCAA Champion Natoya Goule headlines the individuals opening the outdoor season in their respective specialty events. The indoor 800-meter gold medalist leads a group of three Tiger women in that event at 2:10 p.m. Friday. Indoor All-American Tevin Hester will also open his individual outdoor campaign, in the 200-meter invitational section at 3:50.

Other standouts expected to compete on the track Friday are Samantha Elliott in the 100 hurdles (12:15), Justin Johnson in the 110 hurdles (12:35), Olivia James in the women’s 400 (1:30) and Grace Barnett in the women’s 1500 (8:00).

Friday’s field event action will focus on the high jump, pole vault and long jump. Whitney Fountain is entered in the invitational women’s section at 1 p.m. to headline the action.

James Plummer leads a group of competitors in the field Saturday, highlighted by his inclusion in the invitational discus section at 11 a.m. Torian Ware is also slated for an invitational event, the men’s high jump at 2:30. Clemson will send 4×100, 4×400 and 4×800 relays into action Saturday afternoon as well.

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