MARCH 19, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State freshman Chinette Johnson won the
heptathlon this afternoon as rain continued at the FSU Relays. The
Tallahassee native finished with a point total of 5010, just missing an
NCAA provisional qualifying mark (5075).
In the decathlon, FSU’s Darius Jones placed fourth overall with 6810
points. Another Seminole, Dore Louis took seventh with 6337 points. Todd
Daughty (unattached) won the event with 7337 points.
Field events also began today with Florida State taking first place in
all four held this afternoon. Lakeisha Mose won the FSU Relays title in
the women’s hammer with a mark of 160-11 and Jody Lawrence won the men’s
hammer at 170-3. Donald Heaven was first in the Div. II men’s shot put
(48-9.50) and Lawrence was first in the Div. II men’s discus (173-3). Only
one event, the women’s Div. I javelin, had to postponed until tomorrow
afternoon because of the weather.
The women’s discus is the first field event tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m.
and the running events start at 11:30 a.m. with the women’s 100m hurdle
trials. Action continues all day at Mike Long Track and admission is free
to the public.