Track and Field Shines at Georgia Tech Invitational, Simmons Notches NCAA Regional Qualifying Mark

Saturday, May 15, 2004

ATLANTA (May 15, 2004) - With NCAA Regionals just around the corner, ETSU junior Kim Simmons (Knoxville, Tenn.) qualified in the 800m at the Georgia Tech Invitational. Her time of 2:09.04 placed her 16th overall in the event and was a personal best. "I'm delighted for Kim, all of her hard work has paid off," stated assistant coach Michelle Byrne. "By earning an NCAA Regional Qualifying Mark, she has the opportunity to keep improving and make great strides in her performance." Senior Kristin Truman (Johnson City, Tenn.) recorded a mark of 12.04m in the triple jump, while in the high jump, freshman Anna Marie Ricciardi (Canfield, Ohio) recorded a mark of 1.68m for 13th place. On the men's side, sophomore James Rainer (Alcoa, Tenn.) competed in the 100 meter dash for the Bucs. He recorded a time of 10.57. Senior David Cabbler (Roanoke, Va.) ran in the final meet of his ETSU career recording a time of 53.85 in the 100m hurdles, which is a lifetime best. Also competing in this weekend's meet was ETSU assistant coach Phillip Rotich, who took second in the 800 meter race with a time of 1:49.03. ETSU's Regional Qualifiers will now advance to competition at LSU, which will take place on the weekend of May 29.
Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MSOC ETSU 1 F
Aug 23 Virginia Tech (Exh.) 0
WSOC ETSU 5 F
Aug 24 Tennessee Tech 1
WSOC Appalachian St. 0 F (2OT)
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 3 of 11
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 5 of 11
VB ETSU 3 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 Morgan State University 0
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 California State University, Sacramento 3
MSOC ETSU 3 F
Aug 29 William & Mary 2
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30 UNC Charlotte 3
WSOC Campbell 2 2OT
Aug 31 ETSU 3
MSOC ETSU 2 F
Aug 31 VCU 1
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 4, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University