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Indoor Track And Field Teams Open Season

Dec. 21, 1999

Dec. 4, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Clemson Opener on Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson. Junior LaShonda Cutchin set a Clemson school and track record in the 500m, winning the event in 1:12.96. The previous Clemson and Littlejohn record was 1:14.84, set last season by Nikkie Bouyer.

Other winners for the Clemson women’s program included junior Terri Robinson with a time of 7.38 in the 60m, and sophomore KeKe Elder with a time of 8.60 to win the 60m high hurdles.

The Clemson men’s track and field program won seven of 11 events at Saturday’s meet. Sophomore Todd Matthews won the 60m high hurdles in 8.02, and senior Shawn Crawford turned in a personal-best time of 6.64 to win the 60m. Sophomore Ato Modibo took first place in the 500m, winning the event in 1:02.51, and the Clemson 4x300m relay team placed first in 2:16.27.

In the field events, sophomore Kai Maull won the long jump with a mark of 24’3″, and sophomore Keith Rzewuski won the shot put with a throw of 52’6″. Sophomore Ryan Lewis won the pole vault with a mark of 15’7″.

The Tigers will next compete in the Clemson Invitational on January 14, 2000.

Clemson Opener Individual Winners – Men

60mHH Todd Matthews (CU), 8.02
60m Shawn Crawford (CU), 6.64
500m Ato Modibo (CU), 1:02.51
1,000m Masoui McBean (FAMU), 2:31.67
Mile Adam Growley (Winth.), 4:18.50
4x300m Relay Clemson, 2:16.27
Long Jump Kai Maull (CU), 24’3″
Shot Put Keith Rzewuski (CU), 52’6″
Pole Vault Ryan Lewis (CU), 15’7″
High Jump Will Montgomery (UNCC), 7’1″
Weight Throw Matt Rausch (UNCC), 52’7 3/4″

Clemson Opener Individual Winners – Women

60mHH Keke Elder (CU), 8.60
60m Terri Robinson (CU), 7.38
500m LaShonda Cutchin (CU), 1:12.96
1,000m Amanda Woodall (GT), 3:07.81
Mile CJ Smith (WCU), 5:20.77
4x300m Relay Unattached, 2:38.52
Long Jump Mishanta Reyes (GT), 19’3 3/4″
Shot Put Valerie Metz (WCU), 43’1 1/2″
Pole Vault Val Jalajas (WCU), 11’9 3/4″
High Jump D. Lewis (SCSt), 5’6″
Weight Throw Valerie Metz (WCU), 46’8 3/4″

Clemson Opener Men’s Results

(Top Eight Finishers) 60mH Todd Matthews 8.02(1) Sultan Tucker 8.03(2) Charles Allen 8.06(3) Ian Potter 8.19(5)60m Shawn Crawford 6.64(1) Anthony Moorman 6.80(3) David Collins 6.84(4) Charles Allen 6.88(6)500m Ato Modibo 1:02.51(1)Mile Clay Wiggins 4:30.88(7)4x300m Relay Clemson 2:16.27(1)High Jump Doug Ameigh 6’8 1/4″(4) Malcolm Reynolds 6’6 3/4″(5)Pole Vault Ryan Lewis 15’7″(1) Ben Hess 15’7″(2) Matt Kennedy 15’1″(3)Long Jump Kai Maull 24’3″(1)Shot Put Keith Rzewuski 52’6″(1) Andy Giesler 46’6″(7)Weight Throw Keith Rzewuski 49’7″(3) Brett Varner 49″ 3/4″(4)

Clemson Opener Women’s Results

(Top Eight Finishers) Long Jump Terri Robinson 19’3 1/2″ (2)60mH KeKe Elder 8.60(1) Nyjla Littlejohn 8.79(3)60m Terri Robinson 7.38(1)500m LaShonda Cutchin 1:12.96(1) Nyjla Littlejohn 1:16.95(6)4x300m Clemson 2:40.62(2)