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Rotich wins 5,000 meters at Tiger Invitational; Bucs also compete at Fayetteville
Friday, February 15, 2008
FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. AND CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 15, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team split up this weekend sending most of its members to the Clemson Tiger Invitational; however, three Buccaneer athletes made the trip to Arkansas in order to test their strength against some of the strongest competitors at the Tyson Invitational.
Sophomore's Zacklynn Blackburn (
On Friday night,
"This is a great experience for these athletes to see where they rank among some of the best competition in the nation," mentioned associate head coach Michelle Byrne.
Despite only a handful of events being completed in Clemson, two ETSU male athletes shined on the track.
After building a successful cross country resume in the fall, sophomore Kenneth Rotich (
Freshman Mike James (
Both the Tyson and Tiger Invitational wrap up competition on Saturday.
For more information and a recap of the day's events, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.