Men’s Track & Field Finishes Second at ACC Indoor Championships

Men’s Track & Field Finishes Second at ACC Indoor Championships

Feb. 25, 2006

Blacksburg, VA – Clemson finished second at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships and was led on the final day by Mitch Greeley’s first-place finish in the pole vault. In total, three Tigers earned ACC event titles and four other student-athletes received All-ACC honors at the three-day meet.

Itay Magidi scored for Clemson by virtue of his eighth-place finish in the 3000m. He recorded a time of 8:25.00.

In the 60m hurdles, senior Roy Cheney finished third in 7.94 seconds to claim his fourth All-ACC honor in that event. Roy Cheney, Andy Porter, and Corey Brown finished third overall with a time of 3:13.96.

Greeley established the school record in the pole vault by clearing 17’7″, bypassing Eric Lander’s mark that had stood since 1995. It marked the first time since David Hartzler in 1997 that the Tigers claimed the indoor pole vault title. Also scoring for the Tigers in that event was Andrew Kessler, who tied for the seventh-best mark in school history with a clearance of 16’8.75″. He finished fourth on Saturday.

Final Team Standings 1. Florida State 160.5 points 2. Clemson 95 points 3. North Carolina 64 points 4. Virginia Tech 60 points 5. Wake Forest 56 points 6. Virginia 55 points 7. N.C. State 52 points 8. Georgia Tech 39 points 9. Miami 36 points 10. Maryland 29 points 11. Duke 8.5 points 12. Boston College 7 points

Clemson’s ACC Champions Mitch Greeley – Pole Vault Ryan Koontz – Heptathlon Adam Linkenauger – High Jump

Clemson’s All-ACC Performers Corey Brown – 60m Dash Roy Cheney – 60m High Hurdles Brent Hobbs – Heptathlon Travis Padgett – 60m Dash