Saturday, January 29, 2005
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2005) - The East Tennessee State University track team saw strong performances from its distance and sprint teams at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet held on the campus of UK this weekend.
Sophomore Joshua Hicks (Riceville, Tenn.) ran strong in the 800 meters for the Bucs finishing with a time of 1:57.77. Senior Peter Dalton (Dublin, Ireland) placed 10th in the mile with a time of 4:25.50. Newcomer Jordan Ladd (Lyn, Ontario) also competed in the 3000 meters and improved upon his best mark of the season with a 9:02.10 finish.
In the sprints, ETSU was represented by Johnny Tucker (Spartanburg, S.C.) and Tyler Woodruff (Sevierville, Tenn.). Tucker placed seventh in the 200 meters with a time of 22.30, which places him currently in third place for the event. Woodruff also finished well with a mark of 22.96. The pair also competed in the 400 meters with times of 50.27 and 51.06 respectively.
Track and field will return home next weekend to host their second meet of the indoor season on Feb. 5. The scheduled start time for the meet is 11:00 a.m.
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