Sunday, April 26, 2009

2009 SCAC Track and Field Championships

What a weekend it was on the Mountain. The 2009 SCAC Men's and Women's Track and Field Championships concluded on Saturday at Sewanee with the Rhodes College women and the Trinity University men claiming team titles.

For the Rhodes women, it was their second consecutive title while the Trinity men laid claim to their third straight championship.

After the dust had cleared, SCAC Commissioner Dwayne Hanberry caught up with some of the central figures involved in Saturday's championship event.

Rhodes College head coach Robert Shankman discussed his team's win and how hard it is to stay on top in the ever-improving SCAC. To listen to Shankman, click here.

Trinity University head coach David Svoboda gave his impressions of the SCAC from the perspective of a first-year head coach and how impressed he was with the individual performances on display over the weekend. To listen to Svoboda, click here.

Trinity University's Todd Wildman, the SCAC Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Year, talked about the expectations entering this year's event after winning an individual national championship during the indoor season, and Rhodes College's Kristen Forbes, the SCAC Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Year, talks about what it took for her team to repeat as conference champion as well as her personal quest to repeat as conference Athlete of the Year.

To listen to Wildman, click here.

To listen to Forbes, click here.

No comments:

Post a Comment