Tye Hill, Airese Currie Qualify For East Region Championships
Currie is fifth in Clemson history in career yards per reception.
ATLANTA, GA - The Clemson men's track and field completed competition
at the Georgia Tech Invitational on Saturday at the George C. Griffin
Track. Tye Hill, Scott Kautz and the Tigers' 4x100m and 4x400m relay
teams highlighted the second day of competition for Clemson. Hill
recorded a season-best and regional qualifying time of 10.48 in the
100m dash, while Kautz placed third in the 400m hurdles with his
season-best and regional qualifying time of 52.04. Clemson's 4x100m
relay team of Larry Griffin, Otto Spain, Airese Currie and Tye Hill
placed second in the event with a regional qualifying time of 40.05.
The Tigers' 4x400m relay team of Michael Bolling, Rashad Gardner, Roy
Cheney and Otto Spain also qualified for the regional meet, winning
the event in 3:07.23.
Larry Griffin also posted a time of 10.48 in the 100m dash
preliminaries, and Jacey Harper finished the 100m in 10.76. Harper
led three Tigers in the 200m dash, with a third-place finish and time
of 21.49. Ronald Richards posted a season-best 21.52 to place
fourth, and Tye Hill was eighth in 21.63. Warren Eure competed in
the 400m, finishing in 49.44. Itay Magidi tied for fourth with a
season-best and regional qualifying time of 3:48.78 in the 1500m.
Roy Cheney recorded a time of 18.26 in the 110m hurdles, and Marcus
Hodge posted a time of 52.91 in the 400m hurdles. Ryan Fenton's time
of 9:14.69 in the 3000m steeplechase was a personal-best performance.
In the field events, Terrance McDaniel cleared 6'9.5" in the high
jump to place third, and Ryan Lewis cleared 16'6.75" in the pole
vault to tie his season-best regional qualifying mark. In the long
jump, George Kitchens set the Clemson record with a leap of 25'10.75"
to win the event, and Kai Maull placed fourth among collegiate
competitors with his mark of 24'4.25". Derek Gilson and Matt
Lombardi competed in the shot put, recording marks of 51'8.5" and