May 7, 2003
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State women’s track and field and cross country programs announced on Wednesday, May 7 the signing of three athletes for the 2003-04 season. Heather Clark, India Pettus and Carla Agnew will join Florida State in the fall and will look to make an immediate impact for the Seminoles.
Clark hails from Brewer, Maine where she attended Brewer High School. She was a member of the track and field/cross country teams all four years. Clark captured the indoor state championship in the mile as a senior and looks to defend her state title in the outdoor mile this year. She finished as runner-up at the state cross country championships in the fall of 2002. Clark competed in the New England Cross Country Championships as a senior where she placed eighth. She is the daughter of James and Yvonne Roy and celebrates a October 13th birthday.
Pettus, a Cleveland, Ohio native, garnered a state championship in the 800m as a junior at Trinity High School. She will compete in track and field only at FSU. Pettus is the daughter of Bernard and Marsha Pettus. She was born on June 27, 1985.
Agnew rounds out the signing class for the 2003-04 season, coming from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Agnew attended R.S. McLaughlin CVI high school where she was a member of the track and field/cross country teams all four years. In the summer of 2002, she placed fifth at the Canadian Junior National Championships in the 1500m. Agnew is the daughter of Allen and Louise Agnew.
“We are really excited that these three tremendous runners are going to be wearing the garnet and gold next season,” said Coach Bob Braman. “Each one should make an immediate impact during the track and field season and should contribute heavily at the ACC Championships next year. Heather and Carla will definitely come in and compete for a starting spot at the varsity level in cross country. All three ladies will benefit from our beautiful weather here in Tallahassee and will develop greatly due to the cold temperatures they are used to training in.”