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Fofanah Leads Tech on Day Two of ACC Outdoor Championships

April 21, 2006

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Junior Fatmata Fofanah broke the Kentner Track Record in the women’s 100-meter high hurdles with a personal-record and NCAA Region qualifying time of 13.27, winning the preliminary event,to lead the Georgia Tech women’s track and field team at the Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor Championships on Friday.

Sophomore Shantia Moss and senior Andriane Lapsley also qualified for the finals tomorrow with times of 13.44 and 13.49, respectively.

Lapsley clocked a Kentner Track Record in the women’s 100-meter dash with a NCAA Region time of 11.39 to advance to the finals tomorrow. Freshman Jacqua Williams also qualified for the finals of the 100m dash with a time of 11.89. Lapsley also made the finals of the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.32.

Senior Brandy Depland tallied a fourth-place finish in the women’s long jump with a personal-record and NCAA Region mark of 20 feet, 5 ¼ inches.

Junior Ashlee Kidd qualified for the finals of the women’s 200- and 400-meter dash events for Tech. Kidd clocked a season-best time of 23.98 in the 200m and 53.93 in the 400m.

Sophomore Elena Linn finished eighth in the women’s 3,000-Steeplechase with a lifetime-best time of 10:43.24.

The men’s team stands in fifth place after two days of competition with 32.50 points, while the women stand 11th with a point total of seven.

The outdoor ACC meet will conclude on Saturday at Kentner Track. The entire meet can be followed via live results at ACC Outdoor Championships.

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