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Women’s Track And Field To Open Indoor Season This Weekend

Dec. 4, 2003

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The Clemson women’s track and field team will open its 2003-04 indoor season this weekend, as the Lady Tigers host the Clemson Opener on Friday and Saturday. This weekend’s meet will serve as the inaugural event in the Clemson Indoor Track and Field Facility, completed earlier this fall. Eighteen women’s teams will be present at the Clemson Opener, including Appalachian State, Charlotte, The Citadel, Coastal Carolina, East Tennessee State, Florida, Florida Atlantic, Florida State, Gardner-Webb, Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech, Morehouse, NC Central, Radford, Savannah State, South Carolina State, Western Carolina and Winthrop.

Twenty-five members of the Clemson women’s track and field team will compete in 11 events in this weekend’s meet. Lindsay Clark, Marquita Dortch, Christina Moore, Ginger Pottorff, Jelyn Quick, Christina Smith and Silja Ulfarsdottir will compete in the 60m hurdles, and Clark, Dortch, Quick and Ulfarsdottir will double in the 60m dash. Jessica Cousins, Randi Hinton and Shakirah Rutherford will also represent the Lady Tigers in the 60m dash. In the 300m, Cousins, Hinton, Ope Sobanjo and Ulfarsdottir will compete for Clemson, while Patrice McMillan and Rutherford vie for the title in the 500m. Nicholson will represent the Lady Tigers in the 800m.

In the field events, Becky Adnot, Beth Jordan, Kristin Thompson and Sarah Young will compete in the pole vault. Felicia Hawthorne and Gisele Oliveira and Michelle Rogers will compete in the long and triple jumps. In the throws, Allison Bradshaw and Della Clark will compete for the Lady Tigers in the weight throw and shot put, while Krystal Woods will throw the weight.

The schedule for women’s events is listed below:

Friday, Dec. 5 5:00 PM 20 lb Weight Throw 6:00 PM 60m Hurdles Trials 6:30 PM Long Jump 7:00 PM 60m Dash Trials 8:00 PM Distance Medley Relay

Saturday, Dec. 6 11:00 AM 3,000m Run (unseeded) 11:30 AM Triple Jump Pole Vault 11:45 AM 60m Hurdles Final 12:25 PM 1 Mile Run 1:05 PM 60m Dash Final 1:30 PM High Jump Shot Put 1:50 PM 500m Dash 2:40 PM 800m Run 3:35 PM 300m Run 4:20 PM 3000m Run (Top 15) 4:50 PM 4x400m Relay