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Clemson Women’s Track And Field In Fifth Place After Day One Of ACC Championships

April 19, 2002

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Clemson women’s track and field team is in fifth place with 31 points after day one of the ACC Track and Field Championships. Jamine Moton led the Lady Tigers with an ACC title as well as a third-place finish.

Moton set an ACC conference and meet record, a Clemson record and a personal record in the hammer throw with an automatic qualifying mark of 62.86m/206’3″. She also placed third in the discus throw with a mark of 47.61m/156’2″, and Jackie Hudgins scored for the Lady Tigers in that event with a season-best mark of 43.48m/142’8″. Joana Costa finished fifth in the pole vault with a mark of 3.60m/11’9.75″ and Sheri Smith was sixth in the long jump with a season-best mark of 6.00m/19’8.25″. Elizabeth Lord placed fourth in the javelin throw with a mark of 39.25m/128’9″, another season-best.

In Friday’s preliminaries, Silja Ulfarsdottir were qualifiers for the finals of the 400m with times of 54.02 and 55.15, respectively. Ulfarsdottir also qualified for Saturday’s finals in the 400m hurdles (1:00.11), setting season-best marks in the 400m dash and 400m hurdles. Katrina Moultrie also qualified for the finals of the 400m hurdles with her time of 1:03.64.

After day one of the heptathlon, Antisha Anderson is in ninth (2719 points).