Jan. 27, 2006
Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida State senior Deanna Lane (Marietta, Ga./Pope) took fourth place in the pentathlon at the 2006 Clemson Heptathlon/Decathlon Championships on Friday, January 27, 2006. The 2005 ACC Championship pentathlete runner-up finished in third place with 3,469 points, just shy of the provisional qualifying standard of 3,700 points.
Lane’s best event of the day was the shot put where she placed third with a throw of 10.80m, scoring 582 points. In the high jump, she finished in a tie for fifth, clearing the bar at 1.63m for 771 points. Lane earned a pair of sixth-place finishes in the 800m (2:35.74- 623 points) and the 60m hurdles (8.76 – 961 points). Rounding out the fifth event, Lane jumped 4.90m in the long jump (532 points) to finish in 12th.
Freshman Shannon Stuckman (Gainesville, Fla./PK Yonge) competed in her first multi’s meet finishing with 2,716 points. Her top mark came in the long jump where she jumped 4.96m for 11th place and 548 points. Her highest point total came in the 60m hurdles where she picked up 727 points behind a 9.92 clip and 14th place. She had a pair of 12th place finishes in the 800m (2:40.60 – 566 points) and the shot put (8.56m – 436 points). In the high jump, she cleared a height of 1.33m for 439 points.
Sophomore Matt Frith (Jacksonville, Fla./Bolles) and junior Jacob Peacock (Pensacola, Fla./Woodham) completed four of the first seven events. Frith’s highest placing came in the long jump with a seventh-place finish behind a mark of 6.45m and 688 points. Peacock added a pair of 11th place showing sin the 60m dash (7.43 – 736 points) and the long jump (6.31m – 655 points).
Frith and Peacock return to action for day two of the multiple day event competing in the 60m hurdles at 11:00 a.m., the pole vault at noon and the 1000m run at 2:20 p.m.Pentathlon Scoring (top five)