CLEMSON, S.C. — A 1-2 finish in the women’s 1500 meters highlighted the first day of action for Clemson track & field at the Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta. Both finishes came courtesy of personal bests from Natoya Goule and Grace Barnett, who established the third- and fourth-best times in program history for the event.
Goule edged Barnett at the line, posting a winning time of 4:20.04. Barnett was four tenths of a second behind. The two were joined in the top five by Brianna Feerst, who ran a personal best 4:29.87.
The men’s 1500 saw a pair of Tigers record top-10 finishes with season bests. Aaron Ramirez took fifth in 3:45.43, just off his personal best. James Dwyer did record a new personal best, clocking 3:51.05 in a 10th-place run.
Samantha Elliott had the top prelim time in the women’s 100 hurdles at 13.39. She qualified for Saturday’s final. Several other sprinters and hurdlers qualified for additional rounds, but did not continue Friday. Tevin Hester was tops among them, as he opened in the 100 for the first time his junior season. Hester’s 10.31 was first in the qualifying round.
The final day of action starts at 11 a.m. Saturday. Live results are available at DeltaTiming.com.
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