Track And Field Team Sets Season Bests

CLEMSON, SC - The Clemson women's track and field team set several season-best marks at the Tiger Invitational held Saturday at the Clemson Indoor Track and Field Facility.

In their final meet before the ACC Championships, the Lady Tigers posted solid performances. The team will return to action next Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21, as Clemson hosts the 2004 ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships.

In Saturday's track action, Jessica Cousins was the Lady Tigers' top finisher in the 60m dash, finishing fifth with a time of 7.66. Silja Ulfarsdottir won the 200m dash with a time of 24.26, and Patrice McMillan was Clemson's top finisher in the 400m, clocking a 58.33. In the 800m run, Casey Phillips placed fourth with a season-best time of 2:19.78 and Jennifer Barton recorded a lifetime-best in the mile run, crossing the finish line in 5:16.80. Lauren Nicholson captured the 60m hurdles title with a time of 8.59 to lead the Lady Tigers. Jelyn Quick posted a season-best time of 8.77 in the event to finish fourth, and Marquita Dortch placed seventh in 8.95.

Katrina Moultrie led the Lady Tiger long jumpers with a second-place finish and season-best mark of 18'11.25", while Michelle Rogers posted another season-best in the triple jump, recording a leap of 39'3.75" to place fourth. In the pole vault, Sara Young cleared a season-best 11'11.75" to finish fourth. Della Clark and Allison Bradshaw were fifth and sixth in the shot put with season-best marks of 41'8" and 40'8.75", respectively. Clark was the top Lady Tiger in the weight throw with a third-place finish and throw of 54'2.75", and Krystal Woods placed fourth with a mark of 52'9.5".

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