ETSU Men's Cross Country Wins Pre-Conference Invite, Women's Cross Country Finishes Sixth

Saturday, September 13, 2003

DAVIDSON, N.C. (September 13, 2003) - The ETSU men's cross country team won the Pre-Conference Invitational held at Davidson College by one point, while the women's cross country team placed sixth. Junior Bradley Yewer (Newbury, England finished third, senior David Haefner (Hamburg, N.Y.) finished sixth, and freshman Greg Kenny (Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland) finished tenth in the 8K race and led the Buccaneers to the first place team finish. On the women's side, sophomores Christine Ward (Candler, N.C.) and Katie Marshall (Metuchen, N.J.) finished led ETSU and finished 20th and 21st, respectively, in the 5K race. "Today we did not run near to our full potential," stated assistant coach Michelle Byrne. "We learned about ourselves today and what we will need to work on for the upcoming races. Hopefully we will be able to do that." The cross country teams have a weekend off before traveling to Cary, N.C. to compete at the Great American Cross Country Festival. The men will run an 8K at 4:40 p.m. followed by the women with a 5K at 6:05 p.m. Pre-Conference Invitational at Davidson *adjusted results Men's Results / 8,000 meters 3. Bradley Yewer 26:21 6. David Haefner 26:32 10. Greg Kenny 27:24 14. Joshua Hicks 27:43 19. James Grufferty 28:04 Women's Results / 5,000 meters 20. Christine Ward 20:56 21. Katie Marshall 20:59 30. Tiffany Collier 21:38 38. Kim Simmons 22:36 43. Nicole Brunson 23:20 TEAM RESULTS MEN Place Name Score 1 ETSU 52 2 Davidson 53 3 Charlotte 59 4 Furman 77 5 The Citadel 137 6 Elon 147 7 College of Charleston 161 8 Wofford 253 WOMEN Place Name Score 1 Furman 28 2 Davidson 41 3 Charlotte 69 4 College of Charleston 122 5 Elon 146 6 ETSU 152 7 The Citadel 195 8 Wofford 216
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