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Track Teams Head to ACC Indoor Championships

February 18, 1999


Tallahassee, FL — The Florida State men’s and women’s track and field teams travel to Blacksburg, VA today for the 1999 Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships. The meet begins Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. and will conclude Saturday evening at approximately 5:00 p.m. Both teams finished fourth overall at last year’s ACC Indoors with North Carolina winning both team titles.

Heading into this weekend’s competition, three individual athletes and two relay teams are seeded first in their respective events:

* Laura Gerber – 800m (2:09.17)

* Women’s 4x400m Relay (3:39.04)

* Jason Dean – Pole Vault (17-2.75)

* Jody Lawrence – Weight Throw (63-8.75)

* Men’s 4x400m Relay (3:10.54)

Additionally, Samantha George has the conference’s second fastest times in the 400m (54.49) and 800m (2:10.11). Darius Jones is seeded second in the high jump at 6-11.

Results will be available at the conclusion of Friday’s and Saturday’s competition.

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