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Fofanah Sets Track Record to Lead Georgia Tech at Clemson Classic

Feb. 26, 2005

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CLEMSON, S.C. – Georgia Tech sophomore Fatmata Fofanah set a new Clemson Indoor Track Record with a NCAA Provisional time of 7.70 in the 55-meter hurdles to lead the track and field teams at the Clemson Classic on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets’ Zeb Sion finished first in the men’s shot put with a mark of 56’10.25″.

Tallying second- and third-place finishes for the Jackets in the women’s 55m hurdles was freshman Shantia Moss and senior Dana Rogers. Moss finished second, behind Fofanah, with a NCAA Provisional time of 7.71, while Rogers finished third with a NCAA Provisional time of 7.72, after setting the Clemson Indoor Track record in the prelims of the event with a time of 7.70. Senior Montrell Person ran a NCAA qualifying time of 7.30 in the men’s 55m hurdles to finish in third place.

Juniors Brandy Depland, Chaunte Howard and Andriane Lapsley all won events for the Jackets. Depland finished with a NCAA mark of 41’7.25″ in the women’s triple jump, Howard won her 20th straight women’s high jump crown with a NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 6’2″ and Lapsley clocked a NCAA Provisional time of 6.91 in the 55-meter dash.

In the mile, sophomore Mary Chind crossed the finish line in first place with a lifetime-best time of 5:10.73. Freshman Elena Linn finished in third place with a time of 5:15.43, while sophomore Ann Armsby placed fourth with a time of 5:16.54.

Freshman Jerome Miller and sophomore Jennifer Sims tallied second-place finishes for the Jackets in the men’s triple jump and women’s 800 meters. Miller posted a mark of 6’8.75″, while Sims logged a time of 2:14.68 in the 800.

Senior Jonathan Spillman recorded a third-place finish for Tech in the men’s shot put with a mark of 53’10.50″. Sophomore James Lemons II registered a fourth-place finish in the men’s triple jump with a leap of 46’4″, while freshman Antoinetta McKay finished fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 25.32.

-GT TRACK & FIELD-

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