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Track and Field Competes in Florida Relays

March 28, 1998

GAINESVILLE, Fla.– The Clemson men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Gainesville, FL. to compete in the three day Florida Relays meet.

The first day of competition saw the Clemson men’s 4x100m relay placing first with a time of 39.31.

In the 400m hurdles senior Aaron Haynes finished third with an NCAA qualifying time of 50.94. Haynes currently ranks second in school history in the hurdles with a time of 50.06 that he ran in 1997. Teammates Greg Hines, Tony Washington and Scot McCray also competed in the hurdles and placed ninth, 19th and 34th with times of 51.91, 53.89, and 57.24, respectively. Hines is also in the Clemson record books for the hurdles with a fourth place time of 50.34 which he ran in 1996.

Junior Kevin Bulla ran a second place time of 3:56.90 in the 1500m run. Sophomore Steve Alexander, from Pickens, SC placed 11th in the same event running a time of 4:01.51.

Freshman Sultan Tucker finished tenth in the 100m dash with a time of 10.78. Fellow hurdler and All-American Jeremichael Williams placed 31st with a time of 11.12.

As for the women, two of their relay teams placed first. The 4x100m relay team had an NCAA qualifying time of 44.50. And the 4x1600m sprint medley relay team ran a time of 3:50.56.

The Lady Tigers had four athletes compete in the 100m dash with freshman Terri Robinson leading the way with a fourth place finish time of 11.97. Placing behind her was teammate and fellow freshman Simone Brown, who ran a time of 11.99. Another freshman Lashonda Cutchin ran to a 11th place finish with a time of 12.22, while junior Stephanie Hicks, from Ninety-Six, SC, placed 20th with a time of 12.67.

In the 1,500m run the Lady Tigers placed third, fifth, and seventh with Julianne Littman finishing third and then freshmen Shannon Schoppman and Jennifer Meador. Littman’s time was 4:36.54, while Schoppman ran 4:38.47 and Meador had a time of 4:44.01.

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