Welcome Back Celebration Thursday For Baylor's Gold Medalists

Sept. 1, 2004

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Baylor University will host a welcome back celebration in honor of Baylor's Olympic gold medalists, junior Jeremy Wariner and senior Darold Williamson, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. The event is free and open to the public. Doors to the Ferrell Center will open at 7 p.m.

Wariner captured the gold medal in the 400 meters with a time of 44.00, leading the United States to a 1-2-3 sweep in the event. Wariner, running third, and Williamson, running anchor, then led the 4x400 relay to a gold medal, winning by nearly five seconds. The two runners are coached by legendary Baylor track coach Clyde Hart, who also will be on hand for the ceremonies.

For more information, contact the Baylor athletic department at (254) 710-1234.

NOTE TO MEDIA: A news conference with Wariner and Williamson will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the VIP room of the Ferrell Center. For more information, contact Russell Reneau, (254) 710-4049/749-1659, Russell_Reneau@baylor.edu.

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