Clemson men, Duke women win 2023 ACC Outdoor Championships – Points Standings

Clemson’s men and Duke’s women have won the 2023 ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Paul Derr Track.

RALEIGH, N.C., 14 May – Clemson’s men and Duke’s women won the 2023 Atlantic Coast Conference [ACC] Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday. The Tigers’ men won their first ACC outdoor title since 2004, while the Blue Devils’ women won their second championship in three seasons after tying for the crown in 2021.

Clemson’s victory came down to the final event, the men’s 4×400 meter relay. The Tigers trailed Florida State by four points entering the event, but they won the relay in a meet-record time of 3:02.25 to secure the title.

Duke’s women won the championship by a comfortable margin, scoring 145.5 points to easily outdistance second-place Florida State (94.5). The Blue Devils were led by Megan McGinnis, who won the 100 meters and finished second in the 200 meters.

Clemson’s men were led by Wanya McCoy, who won the 400 meters and was a member of the winning 4×400 meter relay team.

The ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships were held at Paul Derr Track in Raleigh, N.C.

LOOKING BACK TO ACC CHAMPIONSHIPS TITLES

  • This day is great for Clemson track and field and head coach Mark Elliott. His men’s team put together a great performance, and he will be proud of them. The program has been uncertain in past seasons, but the athletes and coaches have been working hard all season, and it’s great to see the efforts pay off.
  • Duke has had a special group of women, and head coach Shawn Wilbourn will be pleased with the efforts of his team. They’ve worked so hard all season, and based on the performances over the last three days, the Blue Devils deserved this championship.

ACC CHAMPIONSHIP MVPS
(Based on total individual points)
Men’s Track – Cameron Rose, Clemson
Women’s Track – Dajaz DeFrand, Florida State
Men’s Field – Jeremiah Davis, Florida State
Women’s Field – Victoria Gorlova, Virginia Tech

ACC Outdoor Championships Team Standings

Men
1. Clemson – 92
2. Florida State – 91
t-3. Louisville – 89.5
t-3. Virginia – 89.5
5. Virginia Tech – 84.5
6. North Carolina – 73.5
7.  Miami – 59
8. Duke – 51
9. Notre Dame – 42
10. Wake Forest – 40
11. Syracuse – 36
12. Pitt – 27
13. NC State – 23
14. Georgia Tech – 15
15. Boston College – 0

Women
1. Duke – 145.5
2. Virginia Tech – 84.5
3. Miami – 83
4. Florida State – 78
5. Virginia – 76.5
6. NC State – 73
7. Notre Dame – 59
8. North Carolina – 47
9. Louisville – 39
10. Clemson – 34
11. Pitt – 25
12. Wake Forest – 24.5
t-13. Boston College – 16
t-13. Georgia Tech – 16
15. Syracuse – 14

Mellissa Henry
Mellissa Henry

Mellissa is a hard-working track and field follower who likes to travel and have fun with anyone she communicates with, for example, go running with them! Yay! Mellissa is a former Pride News writer who now spends her time working with kids and following the sport she loves.

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