Vernon Places Third in 55 meters, Truman Places Fifth in Long Jump 
at Appalachian Invitational
Vernon Places Third in 55 meters, Truman Places Fifth in Long Jump at Appalachian Invitational
Sunday, February 01, 2004
BOONE, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2004) - East Tennessee State junior Chantelle Vernon (Markham, Ontario) took third in the 55 meters with a time of 7.07, while senior Kristin Truman (Johnson City, Tenn.) took fifth place in the long jump with a mark of 5.49m at the Appalachian Invitational held this weekend at ASU's Holmes Center. Truman also competed in the 55 meters recording a time of 7.57, and in the high jump with a mark of 1.43 at the invitational. Also competing for the Bucs this weekend was senior Chad Hyder (Kingsport, Tenn.), who finished tied for ninth in the shot put with a distance of 14.16m. Up next on the Buccaneers schedule is the Virginia Tech Challenge which will take place in Blacksburg, Va. From Feb. 13 thru 14.