The Jamaican National Championship Meet, which was held in Kingston, Jamaica from June 24 – June 27, saw several past and present Tigers compete for the title of national champion. Below is a summary of the top Tiger performances at the meet.
Natoya Goule & Andrea Foster – Women’s 800m
Former Tiger and Jamaican National record-holder in the 800m Natoya Goule dominated the competition at the National Championships. Her time of 1:57.84 was the fastest in the field by over six seconds.
Representing Guyana, former Clemson standout Andrea Foster ran 2:06.82 in the half-mile at the Jamaican national meet.
Trishauna Hemmings – Women’s 100mH
Trishauna Hemmings, running alongside Clemson volunteer assistant coach and Jamaican National record holder for the event in Danielle Williams, finished the 100mH prelims in 13.27 seconds. Her time was good for fourth in heat No. 2 and 11th place in the competition. Williams finished in second place with a time of 12.70.
Kemar Mowatt – Men’s 400mH
Clemson volunteer assistant coach Kemar Mowatt ran a 50.50 in the Men’s 400mH prelims, good for second in his heat and fourth in the competition. His time earned him a spot in the finals. Mowatt improved upon his prelim time by almost a full second, and his 49.61 was third-best in the event.
Danielle Sloley & Danniel Thomas-Dodd – Women’s Shot Put
Danielle Sloley’s toss of 14.48m in the Jamaican National Championships placed her sixth in the competition.
Clemson’s volunteer assistant coach, Danniel Thomas-Dodd, won the event with a 19.17m throw. Thomas-Dodd is the Jamaican National record holder in the shot put.
Roje Stona – Men’s Discus
Roje Stona finished fourth in the discus competition with his toss of 59.87m. His was the longest throw of any collegiate competitor in the event. Stona’s personal best of 61.94 is the second-longest discus throw in Clemson history.
Zico Campbell – Men’s Shot Put
Zico Campbell’s 16.94 shot put toss, thrown on his first attempt, placed him sixth at the Jamaican National Championships. Campbell’s personal best in the shot put is 17.93, earned at the Bob Pollack Invitational this past winter is Clemson’s fifth-best all-time mark.
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