April 19, 2003
RALEIGH, NC – The Clemson women’s track and field team finished fourth at the 2003 ACC Outdoor Championships held this weekend at NC State’s Paul Derr Track. North Carolina won the meet with 238 points, Florida State was the runner-up with 157 points, and Virginia finished third with 138 points. The Lady Tigers recorded 73 points to place fourth, Georgia Tech scored 64 points to place fifth, and NC State was sixth with 51 points. Wake Forest tallied 43 points for seventh-place, Duke scored 33 points for eighth-place, and Maryland finished ninth with 21 points.
Clemson sophomore Gisele Oliveira set the Atlantic Coast Conference meet record in the triple jump, winning the event with a mark of 43’10”. Lauren Nicholson also earned All-ACC honors, finishing third in the heptathlon with a NCAA-provisional point total of 5,036 points.
The Lady Tigers’ 4x100m relay team of Shakirah Rutherford, Shakirah Rutherford regionally qualified in the 400m with a time of 54.99 to place sixth, while Shakirah Rutherford were seventh and eighth in the 400m hurdles with times of 1:02.01 and 1:02.83, respectively. The Lady Tigers’ 4x400m relay team of Shakirah Rutherford, Silja Ulfarsdottir finished third with a time of 3:41.94.
The Lady Tigers return to action next weekend as Clemson travels to the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, PA.
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