ETSU Track & Field Alumni Have Showing in Olympic Trials

Wednesday, July 14, 2004

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 14, 2004) - Three alumni from East Tennessee State University's track and field program Catherine Berry, Taneisha Robinson-Scanlon, and Zach Whitmarsh have qualified to compete in the Olympic Trials for their respective countries. Top finishers in each event will be automatically selected for the final teams, but only if they also achieve the Olympic qualifying standard. Distance runner Berry, who in addition to being an ETSU alumnus is also a volunteer assistant coach, participated in Great Britain's Olympic trials in Manchester last week. She claimed the women's 5,000m crown, winning in a time of 15:45.28, the Olympic qualifying standard is 15:08.70. Berry will continue to compete this summer in hopes of meeting that standard. Whitmarsh competed in Canada's Olympic Trials in Victoria, British Columbia this past weekend. On Saturday, July 11 he finished fourth in the 800m preliminaries with a time of 1:49.94. He placed seventh in finals with a mark of 1:50.46. The Olympic qualifying standard is 1:46.00. Robinson-Scanlon a skilled long and triple jump athlete has yet to compete in Ireland's Olympic Trials. 2004 Olympic track and field competition in Athens will begin for those who qualify on Aug. 20-29.
Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 19 Results
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 19 Results
MTEN ETSU 0 Athens, Ga.
Mar 19 Georgia 9
WBB ETSU 58 Final
Mar 19 NC State 73
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 20 Results
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 20 Results
WTEN ETSU 7 Spartanburg, S.C.
Mar 20 Wofford 0
BB ETSU 0 Macon, Ga.
Mar 20 Mercer 2
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 21 Results
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 21 Results
MTEN ETSU 6 Greensboro, N.C.
Mar 21 UNC Greensboro 1
BB ETSU 5 Macon, Ga.
Mar 21 Mercer 11
SB ETSU 12 12
Mar 21 Western Carolina 10
WTEN ETSU 6 Cullowhee, N.C.
Mar 21 Western Carolina 1
SB ETSU 5 Cullowhee, N.C.
Mar 21 Western Carolina 7
BB ETSU 10 Macon, Ga.
Mar 21 Mercer 11
MTEN ETSU 4 Spartanburg, S.C.
Mar 22 Wofford 1
SB ETSU 0 6
Mar 22 Western Carolina 8
WGOLF Briar's Creek Invitational John's Island, S.C.
Mar 23 15th of 17
SB ETSU 0 5
Mar 24 Tennessee 10