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Clemson Women’s Track & Field to Host Tiger Classic This Weekend

Clemson Women’s Track & Field to Host Tiger Classic This Weekend

Feb. 8, 2007

The Clemson women’s track & field program will host the Tiger Classic this weekend at the school’s indoor complex. Several schools from across the Southeast will compete in men’s and women’s events on Friday and Saturday.

The first event the Lady Tigers will compete in Friday will be the pole vault at 5:00 PM. Beth Jordan, Helen Kirkland are entered for Clemson. At 6:00, four Lady Tigers will compete in the 60m hurdles. At the same time, newcomers Linda Buchholz, Patricia Mamona, and Liane Weber will lead a group of five in the long jump competition.

In the 60m trials, Ra’Sheena Parker and Kristine Scott continue to be the top performers for the Lady Tigers. That takes place at 6:40 PM Friday. Lauren Marriott will close out Clemson’s performance on Friday in the 5000m run at 7:30 PM.

The high jump, triple jump, and weight throw get underway Saturday at 10:00 AM. Buchholz, who ranks third all-time on Clemson’s high jump list, highlights four Lady Tiger entries in that event. Mamona, an NCAA provisional qualifier in the triple jump, will be joined by four student-athletes from Clemson in that event. Della Clark, one of the top throwers in the country this season, will be joined by Rochelle Kokayko and Catheryne Porter in that event.

The mile run will take place at 11:10 AM Saturday and will feature Lisa Brown, Sunday Ford, and Laura Laughlin. In the 400m at 12:10 PM, Thea Dix, Ope Sobanjo are scheduled to compete for Clemson. Senior captain Patrice McMillan leads a group of four in the 800m at 1:10. At 2:10, Parker and Scott will be joined by Michaylin Golladay and Ashley Good in the 200m dash.

In the seeded 3000m race, Ford and freshman Lauren Klas will run for Clemson (2:55 PM). At 3:30, a pair of 4x400m relay teams from Clemson will compete. Maggie Bernard closes out the Lady Tigers’ action on Saturday at 4:15 in the unseeded 3000m race.

Meet Program: Friday Saturday