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Top 10 Moments of the 2009-10 season........ No. 1


Courtesy: Tennessee State Sports Information  
Release: 09/01/2010
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Tigerbelle Head Coach Chandra Cheeseborough-Guice
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Nashville, Tenn. - With the 2010-2011 athletic season approaching, the Tennessee State University Department of Athletics will take a look back at last year, counting down the Top 10 Moments of the 2009-10 season.

Voted No. 1 for the Top 10 Moments of the 2009-10 season  - "Cheeseborough-Guice Leads USA World Team" serving respectively as the women's head coach for Team USA at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Championships in Berlin, Germany.

Team USA collected 22 medals overall, winning more than any other country to dominate the placing table with 231 points. Team USA registered 10 gold, six silver and six bronze medals, along with several outstanding performances.

Internationally, she has served as an assistant coach at the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, the 2001 World Outdoor Championships and the 1999 Pan-American Junior Championships. It was Coach Cheeseborough-Guice's first head coaching assignment for Team USA.

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She joined former long-time women's track and field pioneer and legendary Tigerbelle head coach Ed Temple to head a USA National Team. Temple served as head coach of the women's team during the 1960 (Rome, Italy) and 1964 (Tokyo, Japan) Olympics.

A three-time Olympian under the tutelage of National Track & Field Hall of Fame Ed Temple, Cheeseborough-Guice won two gold medals (4x100 and 4x400 relays) at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, becoming the first woman ever to accomplish the double-relay feat, with both finals staged less than an hour apart. She also won a silver medal in the 400 meters at the 1984 Games, and twice set the American record in the women's 400 meters.

The TSU athletic department's staff and coaches, out of a pool of more than 25 entries, voted the Top 10 Moments of 2009-10.

Other related articles:

Cheeseborough-Guice to head 2009 Team USA World Championships Staff

TSU's Cheeseborough named assistant coach of 2008 USA Women's Olympic Team



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