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Clemson Women’s Track and Field Qualifies Two At Terrapin Invitational

Clemson Women’s Track and Field Qualifies Two At Terrapin Invitational

Jan. 6, 2002

LANDOVER, MD – The Clemson women’s track and field team competed at the Terrapin Invitational on Saturday at the Prince George’s Sport and Learning Center. The Lady Tigers qualified two student-athletes for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Freshman Gisele de Oliveira provisionally qualified in the triple jump, while Jamine Moton automatically qualified in the shot put and posted another provisional mark in the weight throw. De Oliveira tied the school record in the triple jump, and Moton set the school record in the shot put.

Terri Robinson opened her 2002 indoor season with a third-place finish in the 60m dash (7.52), while Shannon Murray placed ninth with a time of 7.68. Marcia Smith posted a time of 7.85 in the preliminaries, while Randi Hinton and Danielle Whaley recorded preliminary times of 7.87 and 7.98, respectively.

In the 200m, Randi Hinton placed fifth with a time of 25.17, while Danielle Whaley finished 14th in 26.28. Kyana Elder had a 17th-place time of 26.36, and Katrina Moultrie recorded a time of 27.03.

Marcia Smith took seventh in the 400m dash with a time of 57.28, while Marquita Dortch recorded a time of 1:02.18 and Katrina Moultrie finished in 1:02.94. Perry Fields was a fifth-place finisher in the 800m in 2:18.52, and Laura Ann Rukat finished 22nd in 2:36.41. Marquita Dortch was the Lady Tigers’ top finisher in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.38 to finish 12th after recording a time of 8.97 in the preliminaries, while Keshia Haughton posted a time of 9.23 in the preliminaries. Dortch’s time time of 8.97 also placed her fifth on Clemson’s all-time best list. Clemson’s 4x400m relay team finished eighth with a time of 4:03.18.

In the field events, Katie Pickett cleared 1.57m (5’1.75″) to finish tied for third in the high jump. Gisele de Oliveira was the runner-up in the long jump with a mark of 5.96 (19’6.75″), and Sheri Smith placed 14th with a mark of 5.08m (16’8″). De Oliveira won the triple jump with her provisional qualifying and season-best mark of 12.90m (42’4″), tying the school record. Sheri Smith was the runner-up in the triple jump with a mark of 12.17m (39’11.25″).

Jamine Moton automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships in the shot put with a school-record mark of 16.42m (53’10.50″). Jacqueline Hudgins finished fourth with a mark of 13.62m (44’8.25″), and Kenya Reed was 13th with a mark of 11.35m (37’3″).

Moton also posted a provisional qualifying mark of 18.37m (60’3.25″) in the weight throw. Jacqueline Hudgins finished eighth with a mark of 14.20m (46’7.25″), while Kenya Reed and Mary Gosselin were 10th and 11th with marks of 13.41m (44′) and 13.23m (43’5″), respectively.

Antisha Anderson finished third in the pentathlon with 3.138 points.

The Lady Tigers will return to action on Jan. 18-19 as they compete at the Virginia Tech Invitational in Blacksburg, VA.

Clemson Results 60m Terri Robinson (T3) 7.52 Shannon Murray (9) 7.68 Marcia Smith (P) 7.85 Randi Hinton (P) 7.87 Danielle Whaley (P) 7.98 200m Randi Hinton (5) 25.17 Danielle Whaley (14) 26.28 Kyana Elder (17) 26.36 Katrina Moultrie (31) 27.03 400m Marcia Smith (7) 57.28 Marquita Dortch (28) 1:02.18 Katrina Moultrie (36) 1:02.94 800m Perry Fields (5) 2:18.52 Laura Ann Rukat (22) 2:36.41 60m hurdles Marquita Dortch (12) 9.38 Keshia Haughton (P) 9.23 4x400m Relay Clemson (8) 4:03.18 High Jump Katie Pickett (T3) 1.57m/5’1.75″ Long Jump Gisele de Oliveira (2) 5.96m/19’6.75″Sheri Smith (14) 5.08m/16’8″ Triple Jump Gisele de Oliveira (1) 12.90m/42’4″# Sheri Smith (2) 12.17m/39’11.25″ Shot Put Jamine Moton (2) 16.42m/53’10.50″! Jacqueline Hudgins (4) 13.62m/44’8.25″ Kenya Reed (13) 11.35m/37’3″ Weight Throw Jamine Moton (2) 18.37m/60’3.25″# Jacqueline Hudgins (8) 14.20m/46’7.25″ Kenya Reed (10) 13.41m/44′ Mary Gosselin (11) 13.23m/43’5″ Pentathlon Antisha Anderson (3) 3,138 points # – Provisional NCAA Qualifying Mark ! – Automatic NCAA Qualifying Mark