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Clemson Men’s Track And Field Finishes Second At 2003 ACC Championships

Clemson Men’s Track And Field Finishes Second At 2003 ACC Championships

April 19, 2003

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RALEIGH, NC – The Clemson men’s track and field team finished second at the 2003 ACC Outdoor Championships held this weekend at NC State’s Paul Derr Track. Florida State won the meet with 202 points, while the Tigers scored 166 points to finish as the runner-up. North Carolina finished third with 98 points, NC State and Georgia Tech tied for fourth with 94 points, Virginia scored 73.5 points to place sixth. Wake Forest’s 45.5 points was good for seventh place, Duke finished eighth with 41 points, and Maryland scored two points.

The Tigers won four events on Saturday, while 14 Clemson athletes earned all-conference honors. Clemson’s 4x100m relay team of Airese Currie and Airese Currie was the runner-up with a time of 10.52, and Roy Cheney were second and third in the 400m hurdles, recording regional qualifying times of 51.93 and 52.30, respectively. In the 5000m, Jason Meany clocked a regional-qualifying time of 14:17.81 to finish as the runner-up.

In other final action on Saturday, Airese Currie was a scorer in the 200m, posting a time of 21.69 to place seventh. All four decathletes scored for Clemson, led by Hill’s championship. Roy Cheney, Warren Eure and Otto Spain finished second with a time of 3:12.32.

The Tigers return to action next weekend as Clemson travels to the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, PA.