Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame

2001/02 U of S Men's Track & Field Team

Track & Field (2010)

The 2001-2002 University of Saskatchewan Menís Track and Field team put together convincing displays during the 2001-2002 season, winning the Canada West championship easily and then capping the season with the Canadian championship. In the Canada West finals held in Saskatoon, the Huskies scored 143 points, more than double the total of their nearest rivals, University of Calgary. They finished off the meet with victories in the 4x200 metre relay and the 4x800 metre relay. Then at the Canadians at Sherbrooke, the Huskies scored 68 points to beat University of Windsor by 12 points. They shone in the relays again, with Tim Bailey, Garry Drake, Chris Kleiter and Preston Wilkins winning the 4x200 metres in 1:27.94 and with Emery Tuplin, Lindsay Tallon, Matt Johnson and Garry Drake winning the 4x400 metres in 3:18.02. Other Canadian gold medallists were Jamie Epp and Emery Tuplin. The team was coached by Lyle Sanderson.

2001 - 02 U of S Mens Track

Front Row: Rick Petrucha (AC), Chris Kleiter, Preston Wilkins, Tim Bailey, Jeff Piercy, Lyle Sanderson (HC)
2nd Row: Kevin Cumming (AC), Lindsey Tallon, Ryan Hvidston, Blake Cumming, Sasho MacKenzie, Corey Armstrong, Emery Tuplin, Todd Johnston (AC)
3rd Row: John Neufeld (AC), Steve MacIntyre, Scott McCubbing, Matthew Johnson, Gerod Wiens, Mitch McInnes, Sean Baynton, Dave Harder (AC)
4th Row: Lariene Blackburn (AC), Garry Drake, Corey Bertoia, Jamie Landry, Jamie Epp, Mark MacInnes, Bob Piercy, Rhonda Shishkin (HAT)
Back Row: Doug Medernach (AC), Dean Bertoia (AC), Wendy Ng (ST), Leanne Scissons (ST), Shannon Storey (ST), Nancy Thompson (HST), Kelly Zachar (ST), Ivan Tam (AC)