PHILADELPHIA – Clemson’s Janell Fullerton set the Tigers’ No. 2 all-time mark in the shot put Thursday at the 125th Penn Relays. The sophomore achieved a best heave of 16.26m (53-4.25) on her third attempt of the day. Fullerton’s throw, which was the furthest by any Clemson shot putter since 2001, was also good second place overall in college section and is currently the top mark in the ACC.
Also PRing for the throws group was junior Grayce French, who moved from No. 10 to eighth all-time in the discus. French’s best attempt of 46.78m (153-5) earned her a fourth-place finish in Thursday’s college section.
On the track, the combination of Kendra Clarke, Andrea Foster, Courtashia Felton and Kamryn McIntosh registered a fifth-place finish in the women’s 4x400m relay Thursday evening. Clarke, Foster, Felton and McIntosh – who competed in the event for the first time together this season – ran a solid 3:39.98.
The Tigers resume action at the Penn Relays on Friday, April 26 beginning at 10 a.m. with the women’s triple jump championship. On track, Clemson will get started at 12:30 p.m. with the men’s 4x100m relay.
Women’s Championship 400mH17. Courtashia Felton, 1:01.9024. Markeeta Thomas, 1:02.5545. Anna Brewer, 1:05.20; season best52. Olivia Cooney, 1:08.41
Women’s 4x100m Relay6. Sarah Hill, Rebekah Smith, Zeniyah Lawrence & Aliyah Mallard, 45.67
Women’s 4x400m Relay5. Kendra Clarke, Andrea Foster, Courtashia Felton and Kamryn McIntosh 3:39.98
Women’s College Discus4. Grayce French, 46.78m (153-5); No. 8 all-time
Women’s Shot Put Championship2. Janell Fullerton, 16.26m (53-4.25); No. 2 all-time
Women’s College Shot Put14. Veronica Fraley, 13.87m (45-6)22. Grayce French, 13.24m (43-8.25)
Women’s College Hammer15. Danielle Little, 50.62m (166-0)
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