Tyler Buck Earns Little East Conference Honor

Tyler Buck Earns Little East Conference Honor

Feb. 17, 2009

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-For the second time this season, senior Tyler Buck (Valley Center, CA/Valley Center HS) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's men's track and field team has been honored by the Little East Conference.

Buck has been named Little East Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week.

Buck finished first at 600 meters Saturday at the Little East Conference and New England Alliance Championships, breaking the school record in the process with a time of 1:24.04.

"It was great to see Tyler win the conference championship in the 600," said UMass Dartmouth Head Coach Steve Gardiner. "It was a goal of his at the beginning of the year, and it was great to see him reach that goal."

UMass Dartmouth will return to action Saturday at the New England Division III Championships.