Women's Track and Field
ROW 1: Shelly Florence, Diedre Maher, Sue Keller, Christine Wildmen, Lysetta Hurge. Chris Riemer, Shirley Harrison. ROW 2: Coach Marc Grosso, Rhonda Weider, Linda Smith, Crystal Humphrey, Joanne Tyson, Clarisse Ford, Terri DeHaney.
Enthusiasm and consistent springing distance running was the key to a suc– cessful 6-3 record. The first ever wom– en's track team here at BSC qualified for the N.Y.S. A.LA. W. Track and Field Stste Championship. Representing BSC were: Shirley Harrison in the 100-meter dash (13.0) and the 200-meter dash (27.5), Joanne Tyson in the 100-meter dash (13.0), Rhonda Weider in the long jump (15-4); and the 400-meter relay team: Harrison, Chris Riemer, Grace Grange, and Tyson. Other contributors included were: Terry Dehany in the 100-meter hurdles, Sue Keller in the 800-meter run, and Deirdre Mahar in the 1500 and 3000-me– ter run. In field events: Linda Smith in the jav– elin, Chris Humphrey in the shotput, and Chris Wildman in the discus. Coach Marc Grosso admits to having had his work cut out for him, in Buffalo State's initial year. "We had a small, in– experienced team/' Grosso said, "I had 25 on the team; I needed about 40." "We should have had an indoor season for conditioning, and some meets with the
ROW 1: Stafford Thomas, Scott Pudney, Philip Davis. ROW 2: Bob Smith (coach). Kevin Peacock, David Nagle, Philip Krakowiak, Rick Jenkins.
How do you spell Relief? In Buffalo State men's tennis this year, it was spelled O.V.E.R. After a 9-1-1 record in 1980, the Bob Smith led netters slogged to a 1-6 finish. A total of some seven postponements/cancellations, along with a completely new squad of players and lack of courts for practices and matches all combined for a season that can only be chalked up to experience. . With their only win coming over Hilbert, the Bengals lost to Niagara, Canisus, St. Bonaventure, Fredonia, Canisus again, and SUNY Buffalo on the courts while contests against Nazareth, SUNY Buffa– lo, Niagara, Brock, and Gannon were never played. At last place standing at the SUNYAC championship did nothing to soothe the wounds of such a season. J ody Sherman and Scott Pudney were the only Bengals able to win points this
year. Well, there's always next year .... !!!
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