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Track and Field Competes at Orange & Purple Classic

May 15, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson track and field teams competed at the Orange & Purple Classic in Clemson this weekend. Senior Nikkie Bouyer led the Tigers, winning the 400m intermediate hurdles with an NCAA Automatic Qualifying time of 56.34 and finishing third in the 100m high hurdles with a provisional time of 13.36.

Junior Shekera Weston was fourth with provisional time of 23.29 in the 200m and placed fifth with a time of 11.65 in the 100m dash. Simone Brown was eighth in the 100m at 11.89 and 12th in the 200m with a time of 24.30. Lashonda Cutchin finished eighth in the 200m with a time of 23.76. The Clemson 4x100m relay team won the collegiate race with a provisional time of 44.75 and was second in the intermediate race with a time of 45.75.

In the women’s field events, sophomore Jamine Moton won the discus with a mark of 156’5″ and the shot put with a throw of 48’1 1/4″. Sophomore Mandy McLane placed second in the pole vault with a mark of 11′ 1/4″ and finished sixth with a jump of 5’3″ in the high jump. Junior Kammie Blount was second with a throw of 138’9″ in the javelin.

For the Clemson men’s team, junior Shawn Crawford won the 200m with an NCAA Automatic Qualifying time of 20.39, a new Rock Norman track record. Crawford set the old record of 20.41 earlier this season. Freshman Anthony Moorman and junior Charles Allen tied for sixth with a time of 21.06.

Freshman Ato Modibo won the 400m with an NCAA Provisional Qualifying time of 45.44. Freshmen Todd Matthews and Ian Potter placed fourth and eighth, respectively, in the 110m high hurdles. Matthews posted a provisional time of 13.75, and Potter posted a time of 14.34. Tony Washington finished sixth in the 400m intermediate hurdles at 53.35.

The Clemson 4x100m relay team won both the invitational and the collegiate races. The Tigers won the invitational race in 40.04, and won the collegiate race in 39.81. Both times are NCAA Provisional Qualifying times. The Clemson shuttle hurdle relay team posted a time of 55.90 at the meet. The Tiger 4x400m relay team was fifth with a time of 3:18.27.

In the field events, Ben Hess won the pole vault competition with a vault of 16’6 3/4″, and Rob VanWageninge was second with a throw of 168’6″ in the javelin. In the high jump competition, freshman Doug Ameigh was third with a jump of 6’7 1/2″, and Kevin Wald was sixth with a jump of 6’5 1/2″. Junior Bryan Williams finished fourth with a mark of 15.31m in the triple jump,

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