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Tech's Rhett Moves On To Finals of 100m at Penn Relays

April 23, 2004

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Senior ACC champion Amandi Rhett qualified for the finals tomorrow in the women’s 100-meter dash with a NCAA Region mark of 11.59 to lead the women’s track and field team.

Other top-10 finishers for the Yellow Jackets were sophomores Brandy Depland and Simone Parker. Parker finished sixth in the women’s discus with a NCAA Region mark of 158’10”, while Depland tallied a NCAA Region mark of 41’05.75′ in the women’s triple jump to finish in eighth place.

In the men’s shot put, ACC champion Zeb Sion finished 13th with a toss of 52’10.00″, while junior Jonathan Spillman posted a mark of 51’07.75″.

Junior transfer Holt McPherson tallied a 14th-place finish in the men’s long jump with a mark of 23’04.75″. Senior Neta Ezer ran the 10,000 meters for the Jackets and finished 16th with a season-best time of 36:43.79.

Sophomore Lauren Reimer posted a personal-record toss of 43’01.00″ in the women’s shot put to finish in 17th place for the Rambling Wreck.

The women’s 4×200-meter relay team of Ashlee Kidd, Andriane Lapsley, Dana Rogers and Rhett finished 10th in the preliminaries of the event with a time of 1:35.15. The men’s 4×400-meter relay team of Brian Ford, Matthew Trester, Brandon Duckett and Jordan Crosby crossed the finish line with a time of 3:15.59.

Complete results for the Penn Relays can be found at Penn Relays. The Penn Relays will conclude on Saturday, April 24.

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