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Tech Women Finish Second; Men Place Fifth at Indoor ACC Championships

Feb. 21, 2004

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CLEMSON, S.C. – Senior Brendon Mahoney tallied first-place finishes in the 800 meters (1:53.77) and mile (4:12.31) to lead the Yellow Jackets to a fifth-place finish at the Indoor Atlantic Coast Conference Championships tonight in the Clemson Indoor Track and Field facility. The 19th-ranked Yellow Jacket women finished runner-up to North Carolina for the second straight year, tallying 109 points, 15.5 points behind the Tar Heels.

Freshman Ashlee Kidd won her first ACC championship for the Jackets with a NCAA provisional time of 53.50 in the 400 meters. Kidd finished fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 24.27.

Junior Montrell Person became the first Tech men’s competitor to win an ACC title in the 60-meter hurdles, finishing with a time of 7.88. Person posted a time of 22.12 in the 200 meters to finish sixth.

Seniors Michael Massey and Amandi Rhett tallied second-place finishes for the Yellow Jackets in the 60-meter dash and high jump. Rhett finished the 60m with a time of 7.45, while Massey finished the high jump with a mark of 7’0.50″.

Juniors Dana Rogers and Shanta Smith garnered All-ACC honors for the Jackets with runner-up finishes in the 60mH and triple jump. Rogers posted a NCAA provisional time of 8.39 in the hurdles, while Smith had a NCAA provisional mark of 42’10.75″ in the triple jump.

After setting a new ACC and school record in the high jump in day one of the ACC meet, sophomore Chaunte Howard earned her third All-ACC honor of the meet with a third-place finish in the triple jump (42’2.25″).

Sophomore Andriane Lapsley tallied a pair of top-six finishes for the Rambling Wreck in the 60m and 60mH. Lapsley finished the hurdles with a time of 8.51 to finish fourth and tallied a sixth-place time of 7.59 in the 60m.

Finishing fourth in the triple jump for the Yellow Jackets was senior Spencer Irvine and sophomore Brandy Depland. Irvine had a personal-record jump of 49’1.75″, while Depland had a mark of 41’5.25″.

Both the men’s and women’s 4×400-meter relay teams tallied fourth place finishes at the championships. The men’s team of Brian Ford, Brandon Duckett, Jordan Crosby and Taylor Narewski finished with a time of 3:19.77. The women’s relay team of Rogers, Rhett, Ameca Williams and Smith posted a time of 3:45.99.

Freshman Jennifer Sims and seniors Barton Crist and Jennifer Lentz tallied top-six finishes for the Jackets in the 800 meters. Sims posted a time of 2:12.25 to finish fourth, while Lentz finished fifth with a time of 2:13.70. Crist finished sixth with a time of 1:55.16.

Georgia Tech ACC champions: Chaunte Howard (high jump, 6’2.75″ [ACC & school record]), Brendon Mahoney (800 meters & mile), Ashlee Kidd (400 meters), Montrell Person (60mH); All-ACC honorees: Kidd (400m), Howard (high jump, long jump, triple jump), Mahoney (800m, mile), Person (60mH), Massey (high jump), Holt McPherson (long jump), Kyle Rabbitt (5000m), Lauren Reimer (pentathlon), Rhett (60m), Rogers (60mH) and Zeb Sion (shot put).

FINAL TEAM STANDINGS
MEN
1. Florida State – 164 pts.
2. Clemson – 142 pts.
3. NC State – 88 pts.
4. North Carolina – 83 pts.
5. Georgia Tech – 72 pts.
6. Virginia – 35 pts.
7. Duke – 27 pts.
8. Maryland – 25 pts.
9. Wake Forest – 23 pts.

WOMEN
1. North Carolina – 124.5 pts.
2. Georgia Tech – 109 pts.
3. Clemson – 97 pts.
4. NC State – 91.5 pts.
5. Florida State – 78 pts.
6. Maryland – 50.5 pts.
7. Wake Forest – 48.5 pts.
8. Duke – 36.5 pts.
9. Virginia – 26.5 pts.

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