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Whitney Fountain
Position: Sprints/Jumps
Height: 5'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
Major: Sociology
Career Honors
• NCAA Qualifier, Outdoor 4x400 (2012)
• NCAA Qualifier, 4x100 (2012)
• ACC Champion, Heptathlon (2013)
• All-ACC, Pentathlon (2011-12)
• All-ACC, Heptathlon (2012)
• All-ACC Academic, Outdoor Track & Field (2012-13)
• USTFCCCA All-Academic (2011-12)
• USA Junior Bronze Medalist, Heptathlon (2010)
• USA Junior Olympic Silver Medalist, 400 Hurdles (2009)

Clemson Highlights
• Ranks third in Clemson history in the pentathlon, sixth in the indoor high jump & sixth in the heptathlon.

2012-13 Outdoor Highlights
• Earned first ACC Championship in the multi-events, winning the heptathlon at the league meet in April at NC State’s Paul Derr Track
• Posted season-high 5,185 points at the Virginia Challenge in May; moved to sixth in the Tiger record books with the performance

2012-13 Indoor Highlights
• Injured during warmups for the first event of the pentathlon at the ACC Championships
• Did compete in two pentathlons during the season, scoring a season-best 3,998 points at the Orange & Purple Classic in December

2011-12 Outdoor Highlights
• Qualified for NCAA Championships in both relays, running lead leg for the 4x100 team and third leg with the 4x4
• Helped 4x1 team to a time of 44.12 and a win in its quarterfinal, and the 4x4 to a season-best 3:33.14, also another quarterfinal victory
• Earned All-ACC status as the runner-up in the heptathlon after scoring 5,145 points in Boston; improved her personal best a few weeks later with a total of 5,154 in Lynchburg, VA

2011-12 Indoor Highlights
• All-ACC performer for the second consecutive season in the pentathlon
• Posted 3,584 points in a bronze medal finish over the five-event competition

2010-11 Highlights
• Red-shirted the outdoor season due to injury
• ACC's runner-up in the pentathlon after totaling 3,798 points in the five-event slate in Blacksburg, VA
• Her point value ranks among the top five in school history
• Best event in the pentathlon at the ACC meet was the high jump, where she cleared a season-best 5'7.25" to land inside the top 10 all-time in Clemson history
• Also competed with the team's 4x400 relay, where she helped Clemson to a time of 3:39.03 at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet as the anchor leg

Pelham Preparatory Academy (Christopher Columbus High) Highlights
• One of the nation's top prospects, she led the U.S. in the 300m dash and pentathlon and was No. 2 among high school athletes in three events (55m, 60m, 200m)
• Also ranked among top five in the U.S. in the heptathlon and outdoor 200m dash
• Earned bronze medal at the 2010 USA Junior Championships, as she totaled 5,197 points in the heptathlon at Des Moines, IA
• Runner-up in the 55m dash (6.84) and 200m dash (23.48) at the 2010 National Scholastic Indoor Championships
• Claimed silver medal at the 2009 USA Junior Olympics in the 400m hurdles, she also placed fifth at the same meet in the 200m dash
• 2010 PSAL (Public Schools Athletic League) city champion in the 200m, 400m hurdles and pentathlon; she also won the PSAL city crown in the 200 as a junior
• 2010 PSAL Wingate Award winner
• Named 2010 Athlete-of-the-Year by New York Daily News and New York Post
• Named 2009 Bronx Person-of-the-Year by the New York Daily News
• Finished fourth in the 400m hurdles at the 2010 Penn Relays in Philadelphia
• Concluded her high school career as the PSAL all-time record-holder in the 55m (6.89), 60m (7.39), indoor/outdoor 200m (23.48/23.44) and long jump (20'11.25")
• Concluded her high school career as the New York state record-holder in the pentathlon (3,783) and heptathlon (5,197)
• Coached by Donald Potash for club track & field

Personal
• Born 4/3/92
• Daughter of Kiya Fountain
• Majoring in sociology
• Two-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Best Collegiate Marks
• 60 - 7.58
• 200 - 24.33
• 300 - 38.83
• 400 - 58.80
• 800 - 2:18.78
• 60 Hurdles - 8.62
• 100 Hurdles - 14.02
• High Jump - 5’9.25”/1.76m
• Long Jump - 19’3.25”/5.87m
• Shot Put - 37’0.5”/11.29m
• Javelin - 114’7”/34.93m
• Pentathlon - 3,998 pts
• Heptathlon - 5,185 pts
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