March 22, 2001
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State men’s and women’s track and field teams continued competition at the FSU Relays today, putting up several impressive marks. Most of the competition was the men’s second division field events, in which several Seminoles shined.
Leading the way in the thrower’s circle for the Lady Seminoles was Sara White. White notched a third-place finish in the hammer throw, tossing the implement 157-07. Nicole Scott was close behind, notching a fourth-place finish with a mark of 152-feet. The afternoon also saw Karen Rademeyer end the day as the top finisher in the heptathlon for the ‘Noles, garnering a sixth-place finish.
On the men’s side, most of the action took place in the thrower’s circle. The morning’s events began with the top division hammer throw in which B.J. Linnenbrink put up an impressive mark, landing in second place. Linnenbrink tossed the hammer 178-10, while also managing a third-place finish in the shot put. Marqus Johnson bettered his teammate with a second-place finish in the same event, while freshman Dorian Scott tossed the top mark of the day (53-01.50) for the win. Josh Bowling added another top finish for the ‘Noles, putting up a 161-10 mark in the discus. Bowling was followed by Johnson, who tallied a second-place mark. Bowling also managed to finish third in the hammer throw, with a mark of 171-10, while Ryan O’Donnell rounded out the top Seminole finishers with a fourth-place finish in the hammer.
Adding to the ‘Noles dominance in Day Two’s field events was AJ Hoye and Greg Gorski in the javelin. Hoye finished first with a mark of 175-00, while Gorski put up a second-place mark of 162-02.
Rounding out the Seminoles’ top-five finishers was Gary Visser. Visser entered the day’s decathlon competition in fourth place after yesterday’s preliminary events, and held on to that position to end the competition in fourth place.
The FSU Relays, which draws over 2,000 student-athletes to the campus of Florida State University every year, will continue tomorrow morning with the long jump beginning at 9:00 a.m. Events will conclude for Friday with the 10,000m which will run at 9:05 p.m. The 2001 FSU Relays will conclude Saturday afternoon.