Tigers Head to Philadelphia For Penn Relays

CLEMSON, S.C. — The Clemson track and field team will travel to Philadelphia to participate in the world famous Penn Relays from Thursday to Saturday. The meet is the Tigers’ penultimate competition before ACC Championships in Durham, N.C. from May 12-14.

Last weekend, the program had a breakout performance with both teams setting top-10 marks as well as several personal bests. Guinove Joanus shined, winning both the 100 meter and 200 meter dashes and setting top-10 marks in both events. He earned ACC Men’s Track Performer of the Week for his efforts.

The men’s 100 meter and 200 meter dash group both earned top-10 rankings this week, and Joanus’s conference recognition comes on the heels of Rojé Stona record-breaking performance in the discus throw at the Tom Jones Memorial Meet which earned him the ACC Men’s Field Performer of the Week.

On the women’s side, Kiara Grant moved into the No. 3 spot in school history in the 100 meter dash with a 11.28 second time. In the words of Program Director Mark Elliott “the men and women sprinters each had their best meet of the season.”The team will look to continue its strong form through Penn Relays and go into the championship meets on a high note. 

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