Buccaneer track and field turns in best overall performance of season at Liberty Invitational
<b>Junior Tiffany Collier was one of four Buccaneer athletes to finish first at the Liberty Invitational.</b>
Junior Tiffany Collier was one of four Buccaneer athletes to finish first at the Liberty Invitational.

Saturday, April 05, 2003

LYNCHBURG, Va. (April 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's men's and women's track teams turned in their best overall performance of the season Saturday at the Liberty Invitational. Four Buccaneer athletes placed first to highlight the weekend with the men's team placing second and the women's team placing fourth overall. On the men's side, Buccaneer junior David Haefner (Hamburg, N.Y.) placed first in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:57.25, while teammate Brad Yewer (Newbury, England) finished first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.52. For the women, junior's Tiffany Collier (Atlanta, Ga.) and Kim Simmons (Knoxville, Tenn.) were victorious in their races. Collier won the women's 800-meter dash with a time of 2:16.39 and Simmons won the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:04.58. In the men's 5000-meter race, Buccaneer freshman Peter Dalton (Dublin, Ireland) placed second, finishing the race in 15:33.90. Chantelle Vernon (Markham, Ontario) turned in two strong performances in the women's 100 and 200-meter dashes, placing second in both. David Cabbler (Roanoke, Va.) placed second in the men's 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.37. "This was a great weekend for us," Buccaneer assistant coach Michelle Byrne said. "It was the best all-around performance we have had from both our men's and women's teams all season long." The Buccaneers will travel to Knoxville on April 11-12 for the Sea Ray Relays hosted by the University of Tennessee. The relays will be ETSU's final meet before heading into the Southern Conference Outdoor Championships on April 18-19 in Boone, N.C.
Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WTRACK Beynon Sports Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Apr 10 Results
MTRACK Beynon Sports Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Apr 10 Results
MTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 10 Results
WTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 10 Results
MTEN ETSU 7 Macon, Ga.
Apr 10 Mercer 0
WTEN ETSU 7 Spartanburg, S.C.
Apr 10 USC Upstate 0
BB ETSU 8 Lexington, Va.
Apr 10 Virginia Military 4
MTRACK Beynon Sports Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Apr 11 Results
WTRACK Beynon Sports Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Apr 11 Results
MTEN ETSU 7 Chattanooga, Tenn.
Apr 11 Chattanooga 0
BB ETSU 9 Lexington, Va.
Apr 11 Virginia Military 6
WGOLF Southern Conference Championships Savannah, Ga.
Apr 12 6th of 9
WTEN ETSU 5 Greenville, S.C.
Apr 12 Furman 2
BB ETSU 4 Lexington, Va.
Apr 12 Virginia Military 5
MGOLF The Greenbrier Collegiate Invitational White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.
Apr 13 Results
MGOLF The Greenbrier Collegiate Invitational White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.
Apr 14 1st of 13
SB Tennessee 11 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 14 ETSU 0