Despite not achieving his goal of setting a personal best,
"I am very proud of Jarrod's performance today," mentioned head ETSU throws coach Meg Stone. "He didn't let anything intimidate him out there and came away with a solid showing."
After claiming the 5,000-meter title last night, Rotich followed that up with a gold medal performance in the 3,000-meters. Rotich picked up his second championship this season in the event as he turned in a personal best time of 8:32.32. He also took home top honors in the season-opener at the Appalachian State Invitational (8:37.39). Junior Jeff Crane (
While Rotich was busy making noise in the long run, junior (Judy) Johnson was the fastest athlete in the 200-meters. Johnson, who was making her debut in event, finished with the top time of 24.68. Teammate and fellow junior sprinter Nae-Nae Bailey (
Also on the women's side, sophomore Vicki Currie (
Freshman Mike James (
After turning in these impressive efforts, the ETSU track and field team will look to carry this positive momentum into the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships. The conference meet will take place the weekend of Feb. 29 and March 1 inside