Royster Places Fourth at Clemson

Jan. 28, 2006

South Carolina's Greg Royster finished fourth as the Clemson Heptathlon was completed on Saturday.

Royster tallied 4,960 points over the two-day event, missing an NCAA provisional qualifying mark by 240 points.

On Saturday, Royster competed in the 60-meter hurdles, the pole vault competition and the 1,000 meter run.

Here are the results from Saturday:

FINAL RESULTS: 1. Maurice Smith, unattached 5896; 2. Chris Helwick, Tennessee 5644; 3. Brent Hobbs, Clemson 5427; 4. Greg Royster, South Carolina 4960; 5. Kayne Dakoski, Florida 4922.

60-meter hurdles: 7. Greg Royster 8.81 (788).

Pole Vault: T2. Greg Royster 4.70m (819).

1000-meter Run: 7. Greg Royster 3:02.60 (639).