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Clemson’s Todd Matthews Records NCAA Qualifying Time To Lead Tigers

April 6, 2002

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s track and field team competed at the 2002 Clemson Invitational on Saturday, finishing second. Purdue won the meet with 195 points, while the Tigers posted 190.50 points. Illinois finished third with 121 points and Syracuse was fourth (47 points). Virginia Tech was fifth with 27.50 points. The Tigers were led by senior Todd Matthews, who posted a provisional qualifying time of 13.74 in the 110m hurdles to lead Clemson.

Ronald Richards was fourth (48.55) and Warren Eure was fifth (48.85). Michael Bolling finished second with a time of 52.43 and Matthews was fifth in 55.53. Clemson won the 4x100m relay with a time of 40.35, and finished second in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:12.99.

In the high jump, Andrew Kessler placed second in the pole vault with a mark of 16’2.75″/4.95m and George Kitchens placed third in the long jump with a mark of 23’4.5″/7.12m, and Brit Barrow was sixth (22’0.25″/6.71m). Barrow won the triple jump with a mark of 49’5″/15.06m, while McDaniel took second (48’4.75″/14.75m). In the discus throw, Matt Lombardi finished sixth with a mark of 156’11″/47.84m. Colt Hodge finished second in the hammer throw with a mark of 185’10″/56.64m, and Brett Varner was fifth (176’0″/53.66m). Doug Ameigh recorded a third-place finish and mark of 185’8″/56.60m in the javelin, and Ryan Lewis finished fifth in the event (149’2″/45.46m).