Teams Finish Fourth at Duke Invitational

Teams Finish Fourth at Duke Invitational

CLEMSON, S.C. — A number of first place finishes on Saturday carried Clemson to fourth in the men’s and women’s competition at the Duke Invitational, a scored meet. The Tigers posted a few personal bests in Durham, including performances from throwers that rank among Clemson’s best.

On Saturday, both the men’s and the women’s 4×100 took first place. The women’s squad composed of Torie Robinson, Deja Parrish, Sabria Hadley and Myasia Jacobs posted a season-best time of 44.58, while the men finished with 40.66. Both the men’s and the women’s 4×400 took a second-place finish.

Jacobs led the 100-meter race with a time of 11.66. Taylor Williams followed just behind, posting a personal-best 11.70. Samantha Elliott took first in the women’s 100 hurdles (13.38) while Justin Johnson and Elijah Britton took first and second in the 110 hurdles respectively.

The men’s 200-meter saw a 1-2-3 Clemson finish with Michael Cheeks leading the way at 21.15. Cordell Lamb came in second at 21.40 and Elijah Britton followed at third with a personal-best time of 21.51.

Malayshia George finished second in the 400-meter race with a personal-best time of 54.09 and Nia Fluker followed in third with a season-best time of 54.22.

Both Anasterasia Terrell and Ishmael Kamara took first in the triple jump, while also posting personal bests. Terrell jumped 41-7.25, while Kamara jumped 49-4.5. Two hammer throwers made their mark in the top-10 of Clemson’s record books Friday. Danielle Borriello’s fourth-place throw of 162-5 ranks ninth on the women’s side, while Reed Shindell’s 178-7, sixth-place mark also sits ninth on the men’s performance list. Both throws were personal bests.

The Tigers head to Atlanta, Ga., next weekend to compete in the Georgia Tech Invitational, April 17-18.