Women's Cross Country Places Fourth at Great American Cross Country Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2003

CARY, N.C. (Sept. 27, 2003) - The East Tennessee State women's cross country team placed fourth, while the men took 20th at the Great American Cross Country Festival held in Cary, N.C Friday night. Emily Chaney (Maryville, Tenn.) led the women with a 37th place overall finish and a time of 19:56.1 in the 5K race. On the men's side, junior Brad Yewer (Newbury, England) finished the 8K first for the Buccaneers and 57th overall with a time of 27:06.4. "Today was not one of our better days," commented head coach David Walker. "Hopefully we can regroup and learn from this for our next meet." The next meet will be the Auburn Invitational in Auburn, Ala. on October 11th. Great American Cross Country Festival Results Men 8K Run 57. Brad Yewer 27:06.4 76. David Haefner 27:28.9 134. Greg Kenny 28:58.3 136. James Grufferty 29:02.6 140. Peter Dalton 29:24.8 Women 5K Run 37. Emily Chaney 19:56.1 59. Christine Ward 21:02.7 61. Katie Marshall 21:19.3 69. Tiffany Collier 21:49.7 82. Nicole Brunson 22:53.2 91. Kim Simmons 23:36.0