Lipscomb University junior Ryan Chastain has been named to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA All-Academic Second Team in District IV. Chastain, majoring in Mechanical Engineering, has a 3.68 grade point average. He is from Mitchell, Ind.
The Lipscomb track and field teams have not sent an athlete to an NCAA Regional since 2006, but this time around they have one female athlete and the first ever male athleties competing this Friday and Saturday at the NCAA Mideast Regionals in Louisville, Ky.
A program- best seven men and women earned All-Atlantic-Sun honors in four events Saturday at the Atlantic Sun Track and Field Meet in Jacksonville, Fla.
Ryan Chastain set a school record in the 3000 meters at the Memphis Invitational, one of several milestones reached this season by the Bisons and Lady Bisons track teams.
The personal records for many of the Lady Bisons and Bisons on the track and field team are improving with each meet. Coach Bill Taylor was especially pleased with the results from the Austin Peay Spring Fling over the weekend in Clarksville, Tenn.
The Lipscomb track and field teams continued to build on the momentum developed during indoor competition as they competed at Birmingham-Southern.
The Lipscomb University Men's and Women's Track & Field teams battled strong gusty winds and a lightning storm that cut the meet short, but still picked up three event wins at the Savannah State University Eyeopener meet in Savannah, Ga. The meet was the first of the outdoor season for the Bisons and Lady Bisons.
The Lipscomb Men's and Women's Track and Field teams competed Friday and Saturday at the A-Sun Indoor Championships and continued to improve upon what has already been a successful and record breaking season. Highlights included six new indoor school records, the highest team finish for the men, the highest team score in men's team history and the first All-A-Sun honors for any men in program history.
This past weekend at the Hoosier Hills Invitational Indoor Track and Field meet in Bloomington, Ind., the Lipscomb teams set four school records were set along with 22 personal records and 13 season bests. Lipscomb also had five runners win their heat races in this last Indoor meet before the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships.
Two big event wins highlighted another very successful day for the Lipscomb University Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field teams Saturday at the Tennessee State University Invitational in Nashville.
For the second week in a row, the Lipscomb men's and women's track & field teams posted solid performances, this time at the Southern Illinois University SASF Invite Saturday.
Despite not having his full rosters available coach Bill Taylor led his Bisons and Lady Bisons to a successful opening of the indoor track season Sunday at the Ed Temple Invite at Tennessee State.
Coach Bill Taylor has announced a competitive track and field schedule for both the indoor and outdoor seasons beginning Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Ed Temple Classic at Tennessee State University.
The Lipscomb University Men's and Women's Track & Field programs have added Buford Williams as an assistant coach. He will work with the jumps and sprints at Lipscomb.
Lipscomb University and Yale tied for top grade point honors among men's 2008 NCAA Division I All-Academic Track and Field teams for the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Second-year head coach Bill Taylor has announced the signing of seven more men for the 2008-09 school year. This brings the total men signed for the upcoming season to 13.