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Jul 12, 2022

Several Tigers to Compete for National Teams

CLEMSON, S.C. — Five current members of the Clemson Track and Field program have been selected to compete for their national teams this summer, including one who will compete at World Championships. Wanya McCoy will run the 4×400 meter relay for the Bahamas at World’s from Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 24.

McCoy will also be competing in the World U20 Championships for the Bahamas in each of the 100 and 200 meter dashes, as well as the 4×100 and 4×400 meter relays.

Rojé Stona will accompany Tarees Rhoden and Danielle Sloley to Birmingham, England with the Jamaican team for the Commonwealth Games. Stona will contest the discus throw, Rhoden will compete in the men’s 800 meter race and Sloley will contest the women’s shot put.

Alocius Kipngetich earned the right to represent Kenya at World U20s in Cali, Colombia from Aug. 2-8 in the 400 meter hurdles.

Stona and McCoy both finished the season as second-team All-Americans in the discus throw and 200 meter dash, respectively. Stona’s 65.11 meter throw at the 2022 Penn Relays stands as the school record.

Clemson volunteer assistants and Tiger alumni Natoya Goule, Danniel Thomas-Dodd and Danielle Williams have also been selected to the Jamaican team set to compete at World Championships in Eugene. Goule will contest the 800 meter, Thomas-Dodd will compete in the shot put and Williams will run the 100 meter hurdles.