JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2005) - The ETSU men's cross country team finished third and the women's team finished sixth, on Saturday at the Virginia Tech Invitational in Blacksburg, Va. For the men, senior Peter Dalton (
"Michael had a good showing for his first race on the collegiate level and Jeff is a redshirt freshman and this is his first race back after having knee surgery last year, so having two freshman in our top four is encouraging," said head men's cross country coach Dave Walker. "This race gave us the opportunity to see where we are at. We have a lot of work to do to get ready for the A-Sun Championships in October."
On the women's side, Adkins finished 10th in her first collegiate race in 15:51. Senior Christine Ward placed 15th on the 4k course in 16:07. Traci McAmis (
"I'm really excited about how well Heather ran," said head women's cross country coach Michelle Byrne. "She ran real aggressive and got out and really competed. We have some injuries on our team, but I saw some good things today and was able to see how well we could compete."
In the team standings,
The men's team will compete next at the Greensboro Invitational in