Three ETSU Track and Field athletes post season-bests at Smoky Mountain Twilight Meet
Tucker
Tucker

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 1, 2007) - A handful of ETSU track and field athletes hit the track one final time before letting it all out at next weekends Atlantic Sun Championships, as they competed at the Smoky Mountain Men's Twilight Meet Tuesday on the Tom Black Track in nearby Knoxville.

 

A trio of Buccaneer student-athletes shined Tuesday night as freshman Nic Chernikow (Seymour, Tenn.), junior Mike Wright (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and senior Johnny Tucker (Spartanburg, S.C.) all set season-bests in their respective events.

 

Chernikow, making his 100-meter debut, recorded a time of 11.30, placing him 15th overall. 

 

Also on the track, Wright crossed the finish line with a time of 14.93 in the 110-meter hurdles, besting his old mark of 15.14; while Tucker placed ninth in the 100-meters with a time of 10.86.

 

            The Bucs will now have a week and a half to rest and prepare for the conference championships, which will be held in Johnson City at Liberty Bell Park. The meet begins Friday, May 11, with the men's decathlon kicking the weekend off at 8 a.m.

           

 

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MGOLF Mason Rudolph Championship Franklin, Tenn.
Apr 6 6th of 14
SB ETSU 2
Apr 6 Lipscomb 4
BB ETSU 3 Nashville, Tenn.
Apr 6 Lipscomb University 6
SB Appalachian State 9 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 8 ETSU 2
SB Appalachian State 10 5
Apr 8 ETSU 1
BB The Citadel 4 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 9 ETSU 12
MTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 11 Results
WTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 11 Results
MTEN Kennesaw State 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 7
WTEN Kennesaw State 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 6
BB University of North Florida 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 6
MTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 12 Results
WTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 12 Results
MTEN Mercer 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 7
SB North Florida 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 1
WTEN Mercer 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 6
BB University of North Florida 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 8
SB North Florida 5
Apr 12 ETSU 6