Lawrence Wins Shot Put, Tigers Shine in Second Day of ACC Championships – Clemson Tigers Official Athletics Site

Lawrence Wins Shot Put, Tigers Shine in Second Day of ACC Championships – Clemson Tigers Official Athletics Site

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Clemson Tigers continued to impress in the second day of the ACC Outdoor Championships as 10 Tigers advanced themselves to Saturday’s finals and thrower, Courtney Lawrence earned Clemson their second gold medal of the weekend.

Shining bright on the day was Lawrence as he recorded a huge personal best in the men’s shot put with a mark of 19.75m to earn him first-place. Lawrence’s performance earned him the top-spot on the podium as he will bring home the gold medal, marking the second gold medal for Clemson.

Another Tiger that impressed on the day was Ethan Cocco as he secured a third-place finish in the men’s javelin with a mark of 66.83m to earn himself the bronze medal and be named First Team All-ACC.

Through the prelims, 10 total Tigers earned qualifying marks to advance themselves to the finals of their respective events. Clemson will be back in action tomorrow starting at 2 p.m. with the women’s discus as the Tigers will look to secure an ACC Outdoor Championship title on both the men’s and women’s side.

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Event-By-Event Breakdown

Men’s Track

  • 400 Meters (prelims)
    • D’Andre Anderson – 46.29, 2nd place (SB) (Q)
    • Theron Bradford – 48.02, 14th place
  • 100 Meters (prelims)
    • Cameron Rose – 10.39, 2nd place (Q)
  • 800 Meters (prelims)
    • Brian Kweyei – 1:48.64, 5th place (PB)
    • Tarees Rhoden – 1:49.17, 8th place (Q)
    • Charles Crick – 1:51.79, 26th place
    • Carson Tillman – 1:57.43, 41st place

Men’s Field

  • Javelin
    • Ethan Cocco – 66.83m, 3rd place
    • John Drwal – 59.74m, 8th place (PB)
  • Long Jump
    • Micah Harris – 7.01m, 14th place
  • Shot Put
    • Courtney Lawrence – 19.75m, 1st place
      • Champion, First Team All-ACC
    • Charles Bissonnette – 14.67m, 12th place

Women’s Track

  • 100 Meter Hurdles (prelims)
    • Oneka Wilson – 13.00, 1st place (PB) (Q)
    • Antoinette Van Der Merwe – 13.57, 6th place (q)
    • Aysia Fingall – 14.10, 13th place (PB)
  • 400 Meters (prelims)
    • Ken’Naria Gadson – 52.68, 1st place (Q)
    • Courtney Williams – 53.17, 4th place (PB) (q)
    • Mackenzie Osher – 54.01, (q)
  • 100 Meters (prelims)
    • Aleksandra Stoilova – 11.35, 2nd place (PB) (Q)
  • 800 Meters (prelims)
    • Gladys Chepngetich – 2:05.46, 6th place (Q)
    • Brynne Sumner – 2:08.14, 13th place (SB)
    • Kayan Green – 2:08.37, 18th place
  • 3000 Steeplechase
    • Madison Roush – 10:40.39, 12th place (PB)
    • Maddie Dinneen – 10:46.23, 15th place

Women’s Field

  • Pole Vault
    • Anna Long –…

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