Tieke Honored by Atlantic 10 Conference
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Xavier University senior Chris Tieke (Batavia, Ohio/Glen Este) has been named to the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Indoor Track and Field Academic All-Conference Team in voting among the Conference’s sports information directors.
Tieke, a history major, is a two-time member of the Conference’s Cross Country All-Academic Team. In addition to being a two-time honoree of the Atlantic 10 Conference, Tieke was a member of the 2004 District IV All-Academic First Team and he was also named to the 2004 Academic All-American Third Team.
At the 2005 Conference Championships, Tieke ran a season-best time of 15:35.61 in the 5000 meters. The senior also turned in season-best performances in the one mile (4:39.16) at the Purdue Invitational and in the 3000 meters (9:06.83) at the Ohio State Invitational.
Tieke and the Musketeers will open up the outdoor track and field schedule on March 19 when Xavier will participate in the UC Early Bird Relays hosted by the University of Cincinnati at Gettler Stadium.