March 20, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The FSU Relays concluded their third day of competition at the Mike Long Track on the campus of Florida State University today.
The women’s team grabbed top honors in the high jump and hammer throw. Senior Christine Daniels won the high jump event with a height of 5-07, beating teammate Michaela Steele. Lakeisha Mose won the hammer throw with a distance of 49.06, defeating Melissa York of Northern Iowa by more than two meters. Zuzette Mullings of Florida State competed in three individual events today. Mullings, a sophomore from Ellicott City, MD, finished third in the long jump (5.82m), second in the triple jump (11.81m) and fifth in the 100m dash (11.95).
The women’s 4X100m relay team finished in second place .79 seconds behind Florida A&M University, while the 4X400 M relay finished in fourth place.
The only women’s athlete to achieve a NCAA provisional mark was Kerine Black of South Florida. Black had a triple jump of 12.60m.
The men’s team was led by a pair of throwers in today’s competition. Sophomore Donald Heaven captured the Division II shot put with a throw of 14.87m. Joseph Lawrence captured the Division I hammer throw (51.90m) and also captured the Division II discus throw(52.80m). Brad Hess finished second in the hammer throw, 5.18m behind teammate Lawrence.
The distance runners were led by Aaron Sheer. Sheer finished in seventh place (14:46.55) in the 5,000m run. The 4X200m relay team finished in second place with a time of 1:24.04.
Travis Minor ran the second fastest 100m time (10.55) in heat qualifying for tomorrow’s 100m final. The finals of the 100m dash will be at 2:35 p.m. on Saturday.
The completion of the FSU Relays will take place all day tomorrow at the Mike Long Track and is free to the public.
Assistant Sports Information Director
Florida State University