June 11, 2004
AUSTIN, Texas – Sophomore Chaunte Howard captured her second NCAA national championship in the women’s high jump on Friday night with a clear of 6’4.00″ to lead the Georgia Tech women’s track and field team at the NCAA Track and Field Championships. Tech is currently tied for ninth place on the women’s side with 13 points.
“She was very relaxed out there,” said assistant coach Nat Page. “She was comfortable at those heights tonight and made some really nice jumps.”
The women’s 4×100-meter relay team of Dana Rogers, Ashlee Kidd, Andriane Lapsley and Amandi Rhett finished sixth with a time of 44.25 to earn All-America honors. It is the first time in program history that a 4x100m relay team has earned such honors.
Junior Montrell Person finished ninth in the men’s 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.28 in the finals tonight.
Sophomore Brandy Depland competed in the women’s triple jump for the Jackets, tallying an 18th-place finish with a mark of 42’0.00″. Kidd tallied a 19th-place finish in the 400 meters with a time of 53.68.
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