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Men’s Track Competes in U.S West Sprint & VTEC Classic

February 14, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson men’s track and field team competed in the U.S. West Sprints in Colorado Springs, CO, on Friday. Sophomore Sultan Tucker placed second in the 60m hurdles with a time of 7.75, a NCAA provisional qualifying time. The time is the seventh-fastest in the nation thus far this season. In the 200m dash, senior Kenny Franklin placed tenth with a time of 21.37, and junior Charles Allen was 13th at 21.51.

The Clemson team also competed at the Virginia Tech Classic on Friday and Saturday. Freshman Ato Modibo placed third in the 400m with a time of 47.29 and was fifth in the 200m at 21.36. Senior Davidson Gill finished fourth in the 800m, recording a time of 1:49.99, and freshman Ryan Demers placed eighth in the 1000m at 2:30.13.

In the field events, freshman Doug Ameigh placed second in the high jump with a mark of 6’11”, and freshman Keith Rzewuski was fifth with a throw of 51’4 1/2″ in the shot put.

The Tigers will compete at the ACC Indoor Championships in Blacksburg, VA, next weekend.