Feb. 24, 2007
CLEMSON, S.C. – Ashlee Kidd defended her titles in both the 200- and 400-meter dash to lead the 16th-ranked women to a Seventh-place finish at the 2007 Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Clemson indoor facility in Clemson, S.C. on Saturday.
The Jackets finished the championship meet with three ACC champions, one NCAA automatic qualifying time and two NCAA provisional marks. The Virginia Tech Hokies claimed their first ACC title with 136 points.
Kidd, a senior from St. Petersburg, Fla., repeated her ACC indoor championship titles in both the 200 and 400. She easily won the 200 with an NCAA provisional time of 23.75. Kidd then left the field behind in the 400 with a time of 53.54.
In the women’s 60-meter hurdles, junior Shantia Moss set an ACC and facility record with an NCAA automatic and personal-best time of 8.03 seconds. Moss also scored in the 60-meter dash by placing fifth with a time of 7.53.
Junior Nisha Kurian crossed the line 11th in the 3,000-meter run with her personal-best time of 9:46.60.
The 4×400-meter relay team came in sixth at the championship meet with a time of 3:45.59.
The Jackets will be back in action next Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, at the Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Ind. as they get one last try to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships.