Open mobile menu

Tech's Canty, Howard and Smith Lead Jackets at Florida Relays

March 27, 2004

Complete Results

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Juniors Shanta Smith and Marcus Canty and sophomore Chaunte Howard tallied second-place finishes at the Florida Relays to lead the men’s and women’s track and field teams this afternoon. Smith posted a NCAA Region qualifying mark of 42’3.50″ in the triple jump, while Canty finished the javelin throw with a NCAA Region qualifying mark of 218’08”. Howard tallied a NCAA Region mark of 6’2.00″ in the high jump for the Yellow Jackets.

The women’s 4×100-meter relay team of Dana Rogers, Andriane Lapsley, Chaunte Howard and Melanie Waits captured the relay event with a time of 54.22.

Tallying fourth-place finishes for the Yellow Jackets was junior Zeb Sion and sophomores Brandy Depland and Lauren Reimer. Sion finished the shot put with a mark of 55’11.00″. Depland tallied a personal-best mark of 40’11.75″ in the triple jump.

Reimer finished with 4704 points in the women’s heptathlon; 100mH (15.71), high jump (5’2.25″), shot put (43’10”-personal record), 200 (27.71), long jump (16’5.25″), javelin (117’09”), 800 (2:30.67).

Rogers registered a fifth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles for the Jackets with a NCAA Region qualifying time of 13.67.

Senior Michael Massey tallied a seventh-place finish in the high jump for Tech with a mark of 6’8.75″.

Picking up an eighth-place finish for the Yellow Jackets in the javelin throw was junior Greg McCormick. McCormick had a personal-record throw of 179’09” for the Rambling Wreck.

Sion tallied a 13th-place finish for Tech in the discus with a personal-record toss of 155’06”.

Georgia Tech will host the Yellow Jacket Invitational next Saturday, April 3, at the George C. Griffin Track. Entire meet information can be found at Yellow Jacket Invitational.

RELATED HEADLINES

Women's Track & Field Tech Concludes 2024 ACC Outdoor Championships

Multiple Jackets earn All ACC second team honors in championship finale

Tech Concludes 2024 ACC Outdoor Championships
Women's Track & Field Lindsay Wins Bronze at ACC Championships

Helena Lindsay claims bronze medal in the women's steeplechase with season best performance.

Lindsay Wins Bronze at ACC Championships
Women's Track & Field Troupe, Jortberg Lead Tech In Day One of Championships

Troupe qualifies for Saturdays' final with third place performance

Troupe, Jortberg Lead Tech In Day One of Championships
Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Legends Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets