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Four Women’s Track & Field Athletes Among Top East Region Performers

Four Women’s Track & Field Athletes Among Top East Region Performers

April 4, 2006

The Clemson women’s track & field team has four student-athletes that rank in the top 15 of the East Region so far this outdoor season. The rankings were first released by on Monday evening. All four student-athletes are regional qualifiers.

Leading the way are a pair of student-athletes who currently rank sixth in the East Region in their respective event. Sierra Hill, a sophomore, is sixth in the 400m intermediate hurdles after posting a time of 1:00.45 last weekend at the Yellow Jacket Invitational. Freshman thrower Rochelle Kokayko also ranks sixth, in the hammer throw, after she posted one of the school’s top all-time marks in that event. She recorded a mark of 183’8″ last weekend as well.

Krystal Woods set a personal best in the javelin throw at the Clemson Relays with a toss of 144’7″. That mark is good enough for 12th in the initial rankings in that event. Renata Miyamoto also posted a regional-qualifying mark at the Clemson Relays. She hit a mark of 40’7.75″ in the triple jump, which is 13th-best in the East Region rankings.

The women’s team will continue its season this weekend by taking part in the Clemson Invitational on Saturday, April 8. The field events are scheduled to start at 10:00 AM.