Royal A. Shepherd (RoyalShepherdFS on Twitter), Production Director
TALLAHASSEE, FLA., (www.franchisesportsonline.net) – Florida State’s Corion Knight secured a second-place finish in Thursday’s ACC Outdoor Championships men’s high jump. The Noles’ 11 points placed the team in fourth place behind Syracuse (23 points), Louisville (19) and Notre Dame (12.5). There are 15 total teams competing at Miami’s Cobb Stadium.
Knight set a lifetime-best with his jump of 2.21 meters (7-3) and Brandon Tirado finished in sixth-place in the hammer to help the Noles get in position for one of the top three spots.
“I just want to do my part,” Knight said. “We have a great team. We’re in a good position to win another ACC Championship and I just want to do my part.”
Eleonora Omoregie grabbed a share of third place in the high jump, clearing 1.69 meters (5-6.5) for FSU’s women. Teammates Hannah Welsh and Kayla Maczuga shared sixth place at 1.64 meters (5-4.5). The Seminole women are in eighth place with 7.5 points.