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Clemson Finishes 10th At NCAA Men’s Outdoor Track Meet

June 4, 2000

CLEMSON, S.C. — The Clemson men’s track team finished 10th at the NCAA Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Meet held at Durham, NC May 31-June 3.

Clemson finished the meet with 21 points. Stanford won the meet with 72 points. The Tigers were the highest finishing ACC team. Clemson finished one point ahead of South Carolina who had an 11th place finish.

The 10th place finished tied a school record for the best finish at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Meet. The 1993 and the 1995 Tigers both finished in 10th place at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Meet.

Clemson was led by Shawn Crawford who won the National Championship in the 200 meter dash. The senior sprinter also finished sixth in the 100 meter dash.

Summary of Clemson Athletes at the NCAA Track and Field Meet

Wednesday, May 31, 2000 4×100 Meter Relay Semifinals–Did Not Finish 400 Meter Hurdles Semifinals, Fred Sharpe 50.43, Qualified for the Finals 200 Meter Dash Trials-Shawn Crawford 20.29, Qualified for the Semifinals

Thursday, June 1, 2000 110 Meter Hurdles Trials, Todd Matthews, 13.90, Qualified for the Semifinals 100 Meter Dash Trials, Shawn Crawford, 10.26, Qualified for the Semifinals

Friday, June 2, 2000 100 Meter Dash Semifinals, Shawn Crawford, 10.17, Qualified for the Finals, All-American 200 Meter Dash Semifinals, Shawn Crawford, 20.38, Qualified for the Finals, All-American 110 Meter Hurdles, Semifinals, Todd Matthews, 13.68, Qualified for the Finals, All-American 400 Meter Hurdles, FINALS, Fred Sharpe, 51.06, Seventh Place, All-American Decathlon After five events, Andy Giesler 14th with 3706 points.

Saturday, June 3, 2000 100 Meter Dash, FINALS, Sean Crawford, 10.26, Sixth Place 200 Meter Dash, FINALS, Sean Crawford, 20.09, NATIONAL CHAMPION 110 Meter Hurdles, FINALS, Todd Matthews, 13.57, Third Place Decathlon, COMPLETE, Andy Giesler, 12th place with 7,219 points.

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