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Women’s Track Wins UNC Charlotte Meet

April 12, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s track team won the U.S. Collegiate Track & Field Series Meet at UNC Charlotte this weekend. The Tigers scored 222 points, followed by UNC Charlotte with 149 points. Connecticut was third with 114 points, and Virginia Commonwealth placed fourth with 110 points. Clemson took first place in 12 events.

Junior Shekera Weston won the 100m in 11.65 and the 200m in 23.63. Terri Robinson was second in the 100m (12.01), and Simone Brown was fourth in the event (12.13). Brown also placed fourth in the 200m with a time of 25.77. LaShonda Cutchin won the 400m in 54.38, and Julianne Littmann won the 800m in 2:11.86. Brantley Epps was second in the 800m with a time of 2:14.75.

Nikkie Bouyer won the 100m hurdles with a provisional time of 13.62 and the 400m hurdles in 1:00.95. Kyana Elder was third in the 100 hurdles (14.24), while Julie Stackhouse and Melissa Manning placed third (1:04.35) and fourth (1:06.95) respectively in the 400m hurdles. The Tigers’ 4x100m relay placed first with a time of 45.09, and the 4x400m relay team was first in 3:54.29.

Anne Stowell was fourth in the 1500m (4:42.79), and Jennifer Meador placed third in the 3000m with a time of 10:39.19. Abbey Hartman was sixth in the event with a time of 11:27.98. Kelly Lasher placed third in the 5000m with a time of 20:21.19.

In the field events, freshman Erin Nett won the pole vault (11’10 1/2″), and sophomore Mandy McLane placed second (10’8″). Robinson was second in the long jump with a jump of 10’10 3/4″, while Dana Copeland placed fourth in the long jump (17’9 3/4″) and fourth with a mark of 5’6 1/2″ in the high jump. Sheri Smith won the triple jump (36’5″) and was fifth in the long jump at 17’3 1/2″. Andrea Gaines placed second in the triple jump at 36’3 1/2″.

In the throwing events, Jamine Moton won the discus (161’10”), was second in the hammer (157’3″) and javelin (112’11) and placed third in the shot put (43’7″). Kammie Blount won the javelin with a throw of 138’5″. Ann Marie McAuley was third in the discus (117’4) and the hammer (137’3), and Julie Polovick was fifth in the hammer (130’1″).

The team will compete at the ACC Championships in Clemson on Friday and Saturday.

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