April 20, 2006
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Former walk-on and senior Nico Shaner finished third in the men’s javelin throw with a NCAA Region and personal-record mark of 216 feet, 4 inches, to garner All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors to lead Georgia Tech at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday.
Senior Eric Massey posted a personal-record and NCAA Region mark of 201 feet, 11 inches, to finish in fifth place for the Yellow Jackets. Freshman Charles Rohling finished 12th with a personal-record mark of 160 feet, 3 inches.
Freshman Alana Clooten tallied a season-best mark of 168 feet, 4 inches, in the women’s hammer throw to finish in eighth place for the Rambling Wreck.
Day two of the outdoor ACC meet will continue on Friday with the conclusion of the combined events at 10:30 a.m. The entire meet can be followed via live results at http://flashresults.com/2006_Meets/outdoor/ACC/.