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Clemson Women Compete at Virginia Tech

February 15, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. –The Clemson women’s track and field team competed at the Virginia Tech Classic this weekend in Blacksburg. Junior Shekera Weston placed second among all collegiate runners with a personal-best time of 53.80. The time, a provisional qualifying mark, is the 14th-best time in the nation. Weston placed third among college runners in the 200m with a provisional time of 23.84. This time is the 15th-best nationally.

In the field events, sophomore Jamine Moton won the shot put with an NCAA provisional mark of 49’0 3/4″ and placed fifth in the weight throw (57′ 1/4″). Freshman Erin Nett and sophomore Mandy McLane placed third and fourth, respectively, with jumps of 11’6 1/2″ in the pole vault. Sophomore Dana Copeland was 13th in the high jump at 5’1 3/4″ and placed 21st in the long jump at 17’11 3/4″. Freshman Sheri Smith placed 17th with a mark of 18’3 3/4 in the long jump.

Sophomore Terri Robinson placed fifth in the 60m with a time of 7.61, and freshman Kyana Elder was eighth in the 60m hurdles. Her preliminary time of 8.59 was a personal best. Sophomore Julie Stackhouse placed 17th in the 800m (2:17.77).

The Tigers will compete at the ACC Indoor Championships in Blacksburg, VA, next weekend.