March 2, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Track and field athletes from all over the nation
traveled to the University of Florida Thursday to compete in the Nike Fast
Times Meet. The meet presented a last chance for athletes to post a
provisional or qualifying time for the upcoming NCAA Indoor Championships at
the University of Arkansas.
Lady Seminole Zuzette Mullings traveled to Gainesville in an attempt to
improve on the NCAA Provisional Qualifying mark she set in the triple jump
during the ACC-SEC Challenge. Mullings finished fourth Thursday with a mark
of 39’06.50″ in the triple jump and also posted a mark of 18’05.25″ and a
sixth place finish in the long jump. High jumper Christian Bland placed
fourth with a mark of 6’10.75″ and freshman Jeff Atkinson finished fifth in
the pole vault with a mark of 16’01.25″.
The Seminoles will be competing in the USATF Indoor Championships in
Atlanta and the Snowbird Invitational at Mike Long Track in Tallahassee this