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Clemson set to host Orange & Purple Classic Saturday

Clemson set to host Orange & Purple Classic Saturday

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson track & field team is set to host its second meet of the 2017-18 indoor season on Saturday with the first four field events kicking off at 10 a.m., and the first track event commencing at 12:30 p.m. The meet will host Bethune-Cookman, Campbell, Charleston Southern, Florida International, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, J.C. Smith, North Carolina A&T and Tennessee Tech.

The Tigers are coming off an impressive debut at the Clemson Opener, which was held on Dec. 9. The meet was highlighted by 10 first-place Tiger finishes, including senior Jeffrey Green, who shattered the Clemson indoor track facility record in the 500m after posting an impressive a 1:02.53. On the women’s side, senior Grace Barnett paced the Tigers in route to sweep top-three finishes in both the mile and 3,000m.

Live results for the Orange & Purple Classic can be accessed on


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