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Tech's Rhett to Compete at 2002 NACAC Championships

Aug. 8, 2002

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech All-ACC sprinter Amandi Rhett will compete for the United States at the 2002 POWERade North America, Central America & Caribbean (NACAC) Under-25 Track & Field Championships, which open Friday in San Antonio, Texas.

Rhett will compete in the 100 meters, as well as the 4×100 relay. The heats, semifinals and final of the 100 meters will all be run Friday. The 4×100 relay opens with the semifinals on Friday and concludes with Saturday’s final.

This meet features some of the world’s top young track & field talent, as more than 300 athletes from 32 countries are slated to compete. Standouts scheduled to compete for the United States delegation include Terrence Trammell, James Carter, Brianna Glenn, Yuliana Perez, Brenda Taylor and Ron Bramlett. The meet will run from Friday until Sunday’s closing ceremonies.

Rhett recently completed a stellar sophomore season, in which she earned all-conference honors in the indoor 60-meter dash and the 100 and 200 meters outdoors. She also competed in the 100 meters at the 2002 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

-GT-

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