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May 12, 2022

Tigers Start Strong at ACC Championships

DURHAM, N.C. — The opening day of the 2022 ACC Championships proved promising for the Clemson track and field program, as several Tigers earned spots in the finals for their respective events. Most notably, three Tigers will compete in the 200 meter dash championship on Saturday, and Jevon Williams secured the fastest time in the 400 meter hurdles, putting him in a tie for tenth on Clemson’s all-time top-10 list for the event.

Program Director Mark Elliott was pleased with the performance from the team, stating, “It was a very good start on day 1 and we are on to day 2. What happened is what we expected.”

Competition will continue on Friday beginning with the men’s high jump at 3 p.m. Live results can be found HERE and the meet will stream on ACCNX.


  • Three Tigers qualified for the 200 meter dash finals. Wanya McCoy set a personal best 20.64 and finished second in prelims. Guinove Joanus’s 20.84 time sent him through to finals while Cameron Rose followed just behind with 20.85.
  • Ockera Myrie shined brightest with the pressure on, setting a season-best 23.10 in the 200 meter dash to finish third in prelims and advance to the finals.
  • the men’s 400 meter hurdles were a success for the Tigers, as both Jevon Williams and Darryl Burton performed well enough to advance to finals. Williams set the top mark in prelims and a personal best 50.96. That ties him for tenth-best in school history.
  • Nicolee Foster made her way into the 400 meter hurdles finals with a 1:01.01 time.
  • Marie Forbes earned second-team All-ACC honors in the hammer throw with a 58.30 meter mark. She finished in sixth place.