Feb. 11, 2006
CLEMSON, S.C. – Senior Brandy Depland posted a NCAA Provisional mark of 43 feet, 1 inch, in the women’s triple jump and sophomore Shantia Moss clocked a NCAA Provisional time of 8.35 in the women’s 60-meter high hurdles to lead the Georgia Tech men’s and women’s track and field teams at the Tiger Classic on Saturday.
Senior Andriane Lapsley tallied a third-place finish in the women’s 60m hurdles with a time of 8.52. Junior Fatmata Fofanah finished fifth with a time of 8.62, while sophomore Tenisha Griggs finished 11th with a time of 8.84.
Senior Eric Massey and freshman Nigel Orr posted third-place finishes for the men’s team. Massey tallied a mark of 60 feet, 10 ½ inches, in the weight throw, and Orr posted a mark of 48 feet, 10 inches, in the triple jump.
Lapsley crossed the 60-meter dash finish line in third place with a time of 7.50. Joining her in the finals for the women, were sophomores Antoinetta McKay and Griggs. McKay finished ninth with a time of 7.71, while Griggs finished 16th with a time of 7.96.
In the men’s pole vault, senior Chase Sasser finished fifth with an indoor season-best tying mark of 15 feet, 1 inch, while freshman Danny Giglio finished sixth with an indoor season-best mark of 14 feet, 1 ¼ inches.
Freshman Mellany Stanislaus posted a season-best mark of 39 feet, 4 ½ inches, in the women’s triple jump to finish in sixth place. Freshman Camelia Andrews tallied a season-best mark of 5 feet, 2 ¼ inches, in the women’s high jump to finish in eighth place.
Junior Brandon Duckett posted a 10th-place finish in the men’s 200-meter dash with a time of 22.59 and finished 13th in the 400 meters with a time of 50.97.
The Jackets will take next week off in preparation for the Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Championships, Feb. 23-25, in Blacksburg, Va.