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Miyamoto Moves Into Second Place in Clemson’s Pentathlon Records

Miyamoto Moves Into Second Place in Clemson’s Pentathlon Records

Jan. 27, 2006

Complete Results

Clemson sophomore Renata Miyamoto moved into second place in the Lady Tiger record books in the pentathlon by scoring 3,410 points on Friday. She finished fifth overall and totaled the most points since Lauren Nicholson’s record-breaking effort of 3,676 in 2004. The event was won by Chelsea Hammond of South Carolina with an NCAA provisional mark of 4,014 points. Tacita Bass, an unattached athlete, also posted a provisional qualifying mark with 4,009 points.

Miyamoto got off to a solid start with a season-best 8.74 in the 60m hurdles. She won her heat and was fifth overall. She was 11th-best among the pentathletes in both the high jump and shot put. She cleared 5’0.5″ in the high jump and recorded a toss of 28’2.25″ in the shot put.

She posted the third-best performance in the fourth event, which was the long jump. Miyamoto posted a mark of 17’10.75″, giving her 686 points in that event alone. In the final event of the afternoon, she placed fourth with a time of 2:33.03 in the 800m run.

Pentathlon Scoring (top five) 1. Chelsea Hammond (South Carolina) 4,014 2. Tacita Bass (Unattached) 4,009 3. KeKe Clarke (South Carolina) 3,506 4. Deanna Lane (Florida State) 3,469 5. Renata Miyamoto (Clemson) 3,410

Miyamoto’s Individual Results 60m Hurdles – Miyamoto (5)-8.74 High Jump – Miyamoto (11)-1.54m/5’0.5″ Shot Put – Miyamoto (11)-8.59m/28’2.25″ Long Jump – Miyamoto (3)-5.45m/17’10.75″ 800m – Miyamoto (4)-2:33.03