April 8, 2005 - by
FSU’s LeGree Wins Triple Jump, Relay Takes Prelim in Season-Best Time

April 8, 2005

Tallahassee, Fla. – Junior LaToya Legree (Lithonia, Ga./Stephenson) took her first event win of the season while the men’s 4x400m relay ran the ninth best time in school history in winning the preliminary race at the 2005 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas on Friday, April 8, 2005

LeGree took the triple jump event in a regional qualifying mark of 42’3.25″ (12.88m). The mark is seven inches shy of the career-best mark she recorded last week at the Yellow Jacket Invitational and was good for the third best mark in the nation.

The men’s 4x400m relay won the preliminary race with a regional mark of 3:06.15. Senior Greg Johnson (Miami, Fla./FIU), freshman Elliot Wood (Sydney, Australia/Narrabean Sports), junior Rafeeq Curry (Miami, Fla./ACE Academy) and rookie Ricardo Chambers (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla./) finished with the eighth fastest time in FSU-school history.

The men’s 4x100m relay finished third in their heat and 15th overall in a regional qualifying mark of 40.48. Junior Ricky Argro (Orlando, Fla./Lyman), Senior Rhoan Sterling (Ontario, Canada/Toledo), freshman Walter Dix (Coral Springs, Fla./Coral Springs) and sophomore Cedric Nabe (Geneva, Switzerland/Lycee St. Joseph) comprised all four legs of the relay.

Nabe moved into the top ten in the conference in the 100m with a season-best mark of 10.59, good for third in his heat and 12th place overall. Freshman Kenny O’Neal (Oakland, Calif./Skyline) ran a 10.76 in his first outdoor collegiate meet of his career while junior Ricky Argro (Orlando, Fla./Lyman) was fourth in his heat with a 10.88 mark. Senior Rhoan Sterling (Ontario, Canada/Toledo) was fifth in his heat with a time of 10.94.

Sophomore Lindsey Nelson (Jacksonville, Fla./Mandarin) threw 47’1.75″ (14.37m), tying her second farthest shot put mark of the season and taking second place in the event.

Senior Willie Johnson (Orlando, Fla./Edgewater) took eighth place in his season opener in the triple jump. He recorded the farthest jump this season with his mark of 49’00.75″ (14.95m).

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