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June 6, 2005

Sacramento, Calif. –
South Carolina men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Sacramento, Calif. on Sunday for the NCAA Outdoor Championship to be held at the Alex G. Spanos Sports Complex on June 8-11.

The men’s team, led by a strong group of six athletes who qualified for the national meet, will be competing to finish in the top 20. The women’s team is coming off Southeastern Conference and East Regional Championship wins, and though ranked No. 4 behind Texas, UCLA and Miami, the Gamecocks are contending this week for what would be their second national title in four years.

“We’re looking forward to competing at the NCAA Championship,” said Head Coach Curtis Frye. “Our athletes are excited, they’re healthy and it’s going to be a great competition.”

Competition will kick-off on Wednesday, June 8th with round one of the women’s 4x100m relay at 4 p.m. as the first running event for the Gamecocks. In the field, Gamecock action will begin with the qualifying round of the men’s long jump at 4:30 p.m. Recaps and results will be available following the meet at and

The following Gamecocks will be competing in Sacramento:

Men’s Team:

Greig Cryer – Long Jump

Leroy Dixon – 100m, 200m

Adrian Durant – 100m

William Emase – 800m

Rodney Martin – 100m, 200m

Jason Richardson – 110m Hurdles

Women’s Team:

Ronnetta Alexander – 100m Hurdles

Khalilah Carpenter – 4x100m Relay alternate

Chelsea Hammond – High Jump, Long Jump

Natasha Hastings – 400m, 4x400m Relay

Alexis Joyce – 100m, 4x100m Relay

Amberly Nesbitt – 100m, 4x100m Relay

Tiffany Ross-Williams – 100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, 4x400m Relay

Shay Shelton – 4x400m Relay alternate

Stephanie Smith – 400m, 4x400m Relay

Shalonda Solomon – 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay

Shevon Stoddart – 400m Hurdles, 4x400m Relay

Cheryl Terrio – Pole Vault

Tawana Watkins – 4x400m Relay alternate

Erica Whipple – 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay

Kemesha Whitmire – 4x100m Relay alternate