Feb. 24, 2006
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Junior Lindsey Vincent finished eighth in the long jump with a personal-record mark of 19 feet, 7 inches, to lead Georgia Tech on day two of the 2006 Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Four Jackets qualified for the finals of the women’s 60-meter high hurdles tonight. Junior Fatmata Fofanah and sophomore Shantia Moss posted lifetime-best times to finish in a tie for second place, crossing the finish line with a time of 8.24. Senior Andriane Lapsley clocked a NCAA Provisional and personal-record time of 8.36 to move on to the finals. Sophomore Tenisha Griggs advanced to the finals with a lifetime-best time of 8.48.
Junior Ashlee Kidd clocked NCAA Provisional times of 23.62 in the 200-meter dash and 53.79 in the 400-meter dash to win the prelims events and advance to the finals on Saturday.
Lapsley also advanced to the finals of the women’s 60- and 200-meter dash events for the Jackets. Lapsley posted a top qualifying personal-record and NCAA Provisional time of 7.35 in the 60m, and clocked a qualifying time of 23.95 in the 200m.
Junior Jenny Sims advanced to the finals of the women’s 800 meters and mile for Tech on Friday night. Sims ran a season-best time of 2:13.13 in the 800m and finished with a time of 4:57.17 in the mile.
Freshman Alana Clooten posted a personal-best mark of 51 feet, 9 inches, in the women’s weight throw to finish in 12th place for the Jackets.
The final day of the indoor ACC meet will be on Saturday. Live stats for the meet will be run by Virginia Tech at http://www.flashresults.com/2006_Meets/indoor/acc/.