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Men’s Track And Field To Host Clemson Invitational This Weekend

Men’s Track And Field To Host Clemson Invitational This Weekend

April 3, 2003

The Clemson men’s track and field team will host the 2003 Clemson Invitational this weekend at the Rock Norman Track Complex. The Tigers will face a field that includes teams from Appalachian State, Charlotte, East Carolina and Iowa State. Saturday’s meet will begin with the men’s hammer throw at 11:15 AM. The first running event scheduled is the men’s 3000m steeplechase slated for 1:00 PM. The meet will conclude after the running of the women’s 4x400m relay at 5:35 PM. For a complete schedule of events, visit the Clemson Tigers online at

Three Tigers will kick off Clemson’s competition at Saturday’s meet in the 3000m steeplechase. David Adams, Ryan Fenton and Itay Magidi, Clay Pendleton, Clay Pendleton will take to the track to contest the 800m. The field for the 400m hurdles scheduled for 4:00 PM will include four Tigers – Roy Cheney, Rashad Gardner and Scott Kautz. At 4:20 PM, Grafton Ifill, Robert Ibeh will compete in the 200m. Jason Meany and Matt Pimentel will compete in the 5000m, then the Tigers’ 4x400m relay teams will race at 5:25 PM to conclude the men’s meet.

In the field events, Clemson’s Ryan Hunter at 12:45 PM. Ben Daniels, Ryan Hunter, is scheduled for 1:30 PM. Ben Daniels and Ryan Hunter, Ryan Hunter, Derek Gilson and Matt Lombardi in the discus throw at 4:00 PM.

The Clemson Invitational will also feature seven elementary schools competing in the annual Clemson Elementary Relays. This week’s third, fourth and fifth-grade teams are from Clemson Elementary, Code Elementary, Fair Oak Elementary, James M. Brown Elementary, Fair Oak Elementary, Walhalla Elementary and Westminster Elementary. The 8×75 yard relay for the third-graders is scheduled for 1:50 PM, the fourth-grade race will begin at 3:00 PM, and the fifth-graders will compete at 3:50 PM.