Jan. 18, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. –
The Florida State men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the 2003 indoor season with each squad winning four events Saturday at the Florida Intercollegiates in Gainesville, Fla. Accompanying the FSU wins were three NCAA provisional marks.
Sophomore Lacy Janson won the women’s pole vault with a NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 3.95 meters (12-11.50). Senior Vicky Gill added a second provisional mark for the Lady Seminoles by winning the 3000-meter run at 9:33.11. Rounding out the winners for the women’s squad was sophomore Natalie Hughes in the mile run (5:00.57) and senior Kim Jones in the long jump (5.93m/19-05.50). Jones added a fourth-place finish in the 55m hurdles at 7.95.
Freshman Rafeeq Curry made an impressive debut for the men’s team by winning the triple jump with a NCAA provisional mark of 16.17m (53-06.50). The Seminoles controlled the 3000m run with freshman A.J. Wilson placing first (8:31.05), freshman Kevin Cook placing second (8:33.64) and senior Giscard Titus taking third place (8:35.74).
In the men’s shot put, junior Dorian Scott won with a throw of 17.72m (58-01.75) while freshman Garrett Johnson finished second at 15.93m (52-03.25). The fourth win for the men was turned by senior Maarten van den Heuvel in the mile run with a time of 4:12.46.