March 16, 2000
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Despite a four hour rain delay, the FSU Relays
continued Thursday at Mike Long Track. Eight Seminoles earned top 10
finishes during the second day of competition. Sara White lead the way for
the Seminoles with a third place finish in the women’s hammer throw.
FAMU’s Robin McClain captured first place in the heptathlon
Thursday with 4676 total points. That total was more than 100 points better
than her closest competitor. On the men’s side, University of Miami’s Aaron
Moser rallied from a third place start after the first day of competition
to win the decathlon with 7016 total points.
Lady Seminole Jessica Chaplinsky jumped two spots and finished 8th
in the heptathlon after strong showings in the long jump and javelin throw.
FSU’s Darius Jones, after jumping out to a first place start during the
first day of competition, suffered a minor injury which limited him during
the second day of the decathlon.
Lady Seminoles LaKeisha Mose and Karen Rademeyer finished 4th and
6th respectively in the women’s hammer throw. Ryan O’Donnell and Josh
Bowling finished 6th and 7th for the FSU men in the hammer throw. O’Donnell
also finished 10th in the men’s discus with a throw of 32.62m.
Seminole Greg Gorski finished impressively in the men’s javelin
throw Thursday. The sophomore from New Jersey took 7th place with a throw
of 47.70m. Lady Seminole Alanyia Johnson finished 11th in the women’s
hammer throw. Lady Seminoles comprised four of the top eleven finishers in
the women’s hammer throw.
The FSU Relay’s will continue Friday, March 17th and conclude on