March 19, 2005
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Georgia Tech’s Ashlee Kidd, Chaunte Howard, Andriane Lapsley, Shantia Moss, Montrell Person and Dana Rogers tallied NCAA Region Qualifying marks to lead the track and field teams at the Alabama Relays on Saturday afternoon in the opening outdoor meet of the season.
Kidd won the women’s 200-meter dash with a time of 23.81. Howard cleared the bar at 6’0.50″ in the women’s high jump to post her 22nd straight win in the event.
Lapsley ran a personal-record time of 11.58 in the women’s 100-meter dash to finish first for the Jackets. Rogers and Moss clocked times of 13.58 and 13.62, respectively, in the women’s 100-meter high hurdles to finish in second and third place for Tech.
Person finished first in the men’s 110m hurdles with a time of 13.98 to lead the Jackets. Senior Kyle Rabbitt rounded out first-place finishers for the Jackets, crossing the finish line with a time of 3:53.67 in the men’s 1500 meters. Fellow senior Neil McDonagh finished second in the men’s 1500 with a time of 3:54.42.
Sophomore Mary Chind ran a personal-best time of 4:42.42 in the women’s 1500 to finish in fifth place. Senior Jennifer Lentz logged a third-place finish in the women’s 800 meters with a time of 2:14.60, while sophomore Jennifer Sims posted a time of 2:16.08 to finish fourth in the women’s 1500.
Junior Brandy Depland tallied a mark of 19’2.50″ in the women’s long jump to finish in fifth place for the Jackets. Freshman Shantrell Moss ran a personal-best time of 12.08 in the women’s 100-meter dash to finish in seventh place.
Sophomore Chris Clark posted a personal-record time of 15:09.37 in the men’s 5000 meters to finish the race in sixth place. The Yellow Jackets will wrap up competition at the Alabama Relays on Sunday afternoon.
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