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Men’s Track & Field East Regional Qualifiers

Men’s Track & Field East Regional Qualifiers

May 18, 2006

The Clemson men’s track & field team will be represented May 26-27 in Greensboro, NC at the NCAA East Region Championships by 13 student-athletes and the 4x100m relay team. Each athlete hopes to place in the top five of their respective event in order to advance to the NCAA Championships, which will be held June 7-10 in Sacramento, CA.

Clemson will have three athletes in the 110m hurdles and two in the pole vault. Two sprinters have qualified, an intermediate hurdler, a distance runner, two horizontal jumpers, one high jumper, and one thrower The entire list of regional qualifiers for Tiger track & field is listed below.

Student-Athlete     Event                  Meet                            Mark/TimeTravis Padgett     100m                    Georgia Tech Invitational       10.28Corey Brown        200m                    Yellow Jacket Invitational      21.17Itay Magidi        3000m Steeplechase      ACC Championships               8:55.49Roy Cheney         110m Hurdles            ACC Championships               14.29Brent Hobbs        110m Hurdles            ACC Championships               14.29Lydell Perry       110m Hurdles            ACC Championships               14.29Andy Porter        400m Hurdles            Georgia Tech Invitational       52.32George Fields      Long Jump               ACC Championships               24'9.75"Jason Bell         Triple Jump             Penn Relays                     51'5.75"Adam Linkenauger   High Jump               ACC Championships               6'11.75"Mitch Greeley      Pole Vault              Orange & Purple Classic         17'5"Andrew Kessler     Pole Vault              Orange & Purple Classic         16'6.75"Danny Alge         Hammer Throw            Solid Orange Classic            200'9"

Note: Clemson’s 4x100m relay team qualified for regionals with a time of 40.28 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.