ATLANTA – The Clemson track and field team began its 2022 outdoor season on Friday at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, hosted by Georgia Tech. Two Tigers came out as winners on the first day of competition, wth Saturday slated to feature several of Clemson’s premier athletes.
Antoinette Van der Merwe won the 100 meter hurdles event with a 13.43 time, best out of the pool of 24. Her mark was over .2 seconds faster than that of the runner-up.
Caroline Johnston won the women’s long jump with a leap of 5.87 meters, achieved on her final attempt. The mark ties her number set at this year’s ACC Indoor Championships.
Serena Clark and Courtney Williams finished neck and neck for second and third place in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.86 seconds.
Competition tomorrow will begin at noon.