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Women’s Track and Field Tops in the ACC

February 25, 1999

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s track and field team has several athletes ranked among the leaders in the ACC, including sophomore Shekera Weston, who leads the conference in the 400m dash (53.36), and is second in the 60m (7.34) and in the 200m (23.62).

The Tigers lead the league in three of the six field events. Freshman Erin Nett from Bel Air, MD, leads the conference in the pole vault after setting a new ACC record of 11’11 3/4″, and sophomore Mandy McLane ranks second in the pole vault with a mark of 11’6 1/2″. Sophomore Jamine Moton, the defending ACC outdoor shot put champion, leads the league in the weight throw (57’5 3/4″) and the shot put (49’1 1/2″). In the long jump, Terri Robinson is third at 20’5 1/4″.

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

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