Clark Wins Long Jump as ETSU Track and Field Fairs Well in Day Two of Southern Conference Championships

Friday, April 19, 2002

Johnson City, Tenn. (April 19, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's Track and Field team concluded day two of the Southern Conference tournament by placing in several events. The men's team is currently placed fourth with 37 points and the women's team is placed fifth with 16 points after two days of competition. ETSU junior and now Southern Conference Champion Charvin Clark (Ellenwood, Ga.) won the men's long jump, with a leap of 7.30 meters. The Buccaneers had two second place finishers in the inaugural running of the steeplechase. ETSU's Emily Chaney (Maryville,Tenn.) and David Haefner (Hamberg, N.Y.) both took home second place honors in the time of 11:52.51 and 9:30.61 respectively. Chaney also finished fourth in the women's 10,000-meter run in 40:31.06. In the men's 10,000-meter run, ETSU's James Grufferty (Glanmire, Ireland) finished second, turning in a clocking of 32:32.36. Chad Hyder (Kingsport, Tenn.) placed third in the men's shot put, heaving the shot 14.63 meters. In the women's 400-meter preliminaries ETSU's Jennifer Howard (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Kim Simmons (Knoxville, Tenn.) placed first and second in the time of 55.99 and 5.18. Simmons also finished sixth in the women's long jump with a jump of 5.56 meters. The finals will be held Saturday, April 20 at Liberty Bell starting at 8:30 a.m. running until 4:00 p.m. Appalachian State University is currently in the lead of both the men and women's events after two days of competition.
Men's Team Standings 					Women's Team Standings 

Appalachian State	76.50 pts.			Appalachian State	56 pts.
Western Carolina	57 pts.				Western Carolina	49 pts.
VMI			50 pts.				Georgia Southern	44 pts.
ETSU			37 pts.				UT-Chattanooga	        28 pts.
UT-Chattanooga	        20 pts.				ETSU			16 pts.
The Citadel		18.5 pts.			UNC-Greensboro	        15 pts.
Wofford College		8 pts.				The Citadel		12 pts.
Furman			5 pts.				VMI			11 pts.
Davidson		1 pt				Furman			3 pts.
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WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 26, 12:00 p.m. Indiana University 97
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky