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Clemson Women’s Track And Field To Compete At Penn Relays

Clemson Women’s Track And Field To Compete At Penn Relays

April 23, 2003

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s track and field team will compete at the Penn Relays this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Apr. 24-26, at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, PA. The Lady Tigers are coming off a fourth-place finish at the 2003 ACC Championships, where sophomore Gisele Oliveira set the ACC meet record in the triple jump with a mark of 43’10”.

Three Lady Tigers will compete in field events this weekend. Oliveira, the Lady Tigers’ all-time leader in the triple jump and the East Region leader, will represent Clemson in the triple jump on Friday at 10:00 AM. Senior Joana Costa, a regional qualifier in the pole vault with a season-best mark of 12’6″, will compete in that event on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Junior Katie Pickett has also qualified for the region championships in the high jump with a clearance of 5’7″, and will represent the Lady Tigers in the event on Thursday at 10:00 AM.

On the track, Clemson will compete in three relay events and an individual event. Shakirah Rutherford and Shakirah Rutherford, Shakirah Rutherford and Silja Ulfarsdottir compete for the Lady Tigers.