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Clemson Women Finish Fifth at ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships

Clemson Women Finish Fifth at ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships

Feb. 24, 2007

Complete Results

Clemson’s women improved significantly from their finish a year ago at Saturday’s ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships. The Lady Tigers were fifth in the team standings with a total of 59.33 points. Liane Weber won the pentathlon title, while three other Lady Tigers earned All-ACC honors at this weekend’s meet. Virginia Tech won the women’s title with 136 points.

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Thea Dix, Patrice McMillan finished fifth with a time of 3:44.77, second in their section.

Laura Laughlin placed 21st in a field of 38 runners for the 3000m run. She posted a time of 10:07.92, which was a personal best for the native of Aiken, SC.

Three student-athletes from Clemson scored in the high jump, led by Linda Buchholz’ fifth-place showing. She cleared 5’6″ on her first attempt, while fellow freshman Anni Korhonen finished eighth with a clearance of 5’4.25″.

Also in the triple jump, freshman Nakeisha Wineglass scored for Clemson with a sixth-place finish. She posted a personal best of 39’9.25″ in that event with her final jump.

Women’s Team Results (Final) 1. Virginia Tech, 136 2. Miami, 99 3. North Carolina, 75.5 4. Florida State, 65.5 5. Clemson, 59.33 6. Duke, 56.5 7. Georgia Tech, 49 8. Virginia, 34 9. Boston College, 32.5 10. Wake Forest, 20 11. N.C. State, 19.66 12. Maryland, 16

Clemson All-ACC PerformersLiane Weber, Pentathlon (1st)Patricia Mamona, Triple Jump (3rd)Caroline Kennedy, Pole Vault (3rd) Della Clark, Weight Throw (3rd)