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Women’s Track and Field Athletes Among Leaders in ACC

March 11, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s track and field team has several athletes that concluded the season ranked among the leaders in the ACC, including sophomore Shekera Weston, who led the conference in the 400m dash (53.36), and was second in the 60m (7.34) and in the 200m (23.62).

The Tigers led the league in three of the six field events. Freshman Erin Nett from Bel Air, MD, led the conference in the pole vault after setting a new ACC record of 11’11 3/4″, and sophomore Mandy McLane ranked second in the pole vault with a mark of 11’6 1/2″. Sophomore Jamine Moton led the league in the weight throw (57’5 3/4″) and the shot put (50’11”). In the long jump, Terri Robinson was third at 20’5 1/4″.

Among the top runners in the 60m dash were sophomores Simone Brown, who ranks sixth with a time of 7.51, and Robinson, who was seventh at 7.53. Freshman Kyana Elder of Atlanta ranked sixth in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.54. Senior Nikkie Bouyer ranked second in the ACC in the 60m hurdles (8.30), sixth in the 200m (24.20) and ninth in the 60m (7.60).

In the distance events, junior Beth Ahern ranked seventh in the 5000m (17:27.04), and sophomore Erika van Reenan was tenth in the 5000m after recording a time of 17:36.36. Senior Julianne Littmann ranked fourth with a time of 2:12.49 in the 800m and was sixth in the conference in the mile run with a time of 4:55.08. Senior Brantley Epps ranked fifth in the 800m with a time of 2:12.79 and ninth in the mile run (4:56.37). The distance medley relay team of Littmann, Helena Janecic, Stackhouse and Epps ranked fourth in the ACC with a time of 11:59.82.