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Women’s Track Finishes 21st At 2005 NCAA Indoor Track And Field Championships

Women’s Track Finishes 21st At 2005 NCAA Indoor Track And Field Championships

March 14, 2005

FAYETTEVILLE, AR – The Clemson women’s track and field team finished tied for 21st in team competition at the 2005 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held Mar. 11-12 at the Randal Tyson Track Complex on the campus of the University of Arkansas. Senior Gisele Oliviera scored the Lady Tigers’ 10 points as she claimed the NCAA Championship in the triple jump. Oliveira’s national crown was the first indoor field event National Championship by a Lady Tiger and the second indoor NCAA title won by an individual under Head Coach Marcia Noad.

Overall, the Lady Tigers have finished among the top 25 teams at the NCAA Indoor Championships on seven occassions. Under Noad, Clemson has posted three of those top-25 finishes. In 2001, Clemson posted its highest finish ever, third, and the Lady Tigers placed 21st at the 2002 NCAA Championships. Prior to Noad’s tenure, Clemson finished among the top-25 three times under Wayne Coffman. The Lady Tigers were 12th in 1985 and 1986, and 22nd in 1992 under Coffman. Under Sam Colson, the Lady Tigers tied for 10th in 1983.

Clemson’s All-Time Top 25 Finishes

Year    Finish  Coach2005    T21st   Marcia Noad2002    21st    Marcia Noad2001    3rd     Marcia Noad1992    22nd    Wayne Coffman1986    12th    Wayne Coffman1985    12th    Wayne Coffman1983    T10th   Sam Colson -- 

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