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Tigers Impress on Opening Day of Clemson Invite – Clemson Tigers Official Athletics Site

Tigers Impress on Opening Day of Clemson Invite – Clemson Tigers Official Athletics Site

CLEMSON, S.C. — Several Tigers put on impressive performances on the first day of the Clemson Invitational, with three top-10 times in school history set. In just the second meet of the 2022-23 indoor season, Clemson is showing great strides and has started off the campaign with great promise.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tarees Rhoden set the No. 4 mark in school history with a 2:24.50 time in the 1000 meter.
  • Marie Forbes set the No. 2 mark in school history with a 21.15 meter weight throw. Entering the weekend, that mark would be the fourth-best in the nation this season.
  • Victor Ndiwa moved into the all-time top-10 with a 4:05.76 mile time, 10th best in school history.
  • Kiara Grant improved upon her 60 meter time at the Clemson Opener with a 7.26 second finish, moving into 5th in school history.
  • Lashanna Graham PR’d in the 600, running a 1:30.87 which was second best in the field.
  • Daniel Cope won the men’s weight throw with a 20.89 meter toss

Event by Event Breakdown

Men’s Field Events

  • Weight Throw
    • Daniel Cope – 20.89m (1st Place)
    • Cade Jones – 13.90m (10th Place)
  • Long Jump
    • Ryan John – 6.34m (18th Place)

Men’s Track Events

  • 60 Meter Hurdles
    • Jevon Williams – 7.98 (7th Place)q
    • Jevon Williams – 7.80 (3rd Place)
  • 400 Meter
    • Daniel Sullivan – 51.31 (17th Place)
    • Jacob Serra – 54.56 (19th Place)
  • 600 Meter
    • Gabriel Ludwick – 1:19.21 (5th Place)
    • Theron Bradford – 1:20.96 (12th Place)
    • Alocius Kipngetich – 1:21.12 (13th Place)
    • Braden Blakely – 1:22.97 (15th Place)
  • 1000 Meter
    • Tarees Rhoden – 2:24.50 (4th Place) No. 4 Clemson History
    • Daniel Sullivan – 2:32.52 (14th Place)
  • Mile
    • Victor Ndiwa – 4:05.76 (3rd Place) No. 10 Clemson History
    • Nathaniel Verska – 4:23.53 (11th Place)
    • Cal Finley – 4:27.95 (13th Place)

Women’s Field Events

  • Long Jump
    • Caroline Johnston – 5.75m (9th Place)
    • Nia Christie – 5.55m (12th Place)
    • Isabella Klett – 5.55m (13th Place)
  • Pole Vault
    • Riley Karpinski – 3.60m (5th Place)
    • Madeline Hayes – 3.60m (6th Place)
  • Weight Throw
    • Marie Forbes – 21.15m (2nd Place)

Women’s Track Events

  • 60 Meter Dash
    • Kiara Grant – 7.27 (8th Place)Q
    • Kiara Grant – 7.26 (7th Place) 5th in School History
    • Mercy Ntia-Obong – 7.65 (19th Place)
    • Antoinette Van der Merwe – 7.66 (20th Place)
  • 60 Meter Hurdles
    • Antoinette Van der Merwe – 8.49 (9th Place)
    • Kori Carter – 9.10 (22nd Place)
  • 400 Meter
    • Mackenzie Osher – 56.30 (6th Place)
    • Brynne Sumner – 57.28 (10th Place)
  • Mile
    • Brynne Sumner – 4:49.04 (2nd Place)
    • Maddie Dinneen – 4:57.80 (3rd Place)
    • Grace Hanratty – 5:02.23 (4th Place)
    • Madison Roush…

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