Track and Field Completes First Day at ACC'S
April 18, 1998
ORLANDO, Fla.-- Strong performances by the women's throws put the Terrapins in fourth place after the first day of the ACC Championships.
The Maryland women took three of the top eight places in the hammer led by defending champion Heather Atkinson's second place finish with 158-02. She was followed by Tene Aiken, coming in third at 149-02, and Cathy Porter's sixth place 144-11.
Atkinson also finished fourth in the javelin with a throw of 119-10.
Other top performances for the women came from Dessalyn Jolley in the heptathlon with 2764 points, Jamie Dorshimer clearing 9-4.25 in the pole vault and Aimee Phillippi running the 10,000m in 37:43.46, all winning fourth place.
The men's top performance of day one came from Ed Hogan, finishing the 10,000m run in 31:02.25 for fourth place. The Maryland men are in ninth place after one day of competition.
The second day of the ACC Championships wraps up at 8 p.m. with the awards ceremony.
Team Results After Day One
WOMEN MEN 1. North Carolina 82 1. N.C. State 55 2. Clemson 57 2. Florida State 40.33 3. Florida State 37.5 3. North Carolina 40 4. Maryland 32 4. Clemson 39 5. Virginia 27 5. Wake Forest 22.33 6. Georgia Tech 25.5 6. Duke 13 7. N.C. State 24 7. Virginia 12 8. Wake Forest 22 8. Georgia Tech 7.33 9. Duke 5 9. Maryland 5