Dani Walker and Tucker Peabody will travel to Eugene, Oregon this week to compete in the United States Junior National Championships at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.
The Bisons add eighteen freshman men to the Cross Country and Track & Field teams from eleven different states for the 2011-12 school year. The class adds strength and depth to every event area for the men's team.
On Tuesday, 20 current and former members of the Lipscomb track and field program embarked on a seven-day mission trip to Belize. This is the second annual track and field mission trip, but the first time to go to Belize.
Several members of the Lipscomb men's and women's track & field program competed this past weekend. Two school records were broken and many PR's were set. Leading the way was freshman Tessa Hoefle, who broke her own school record in the 5000-meter run by nearly 30 seconds.
Lipscomb women broke school records for the 800-meter, 1500-meter, and 5000-meter races at the Vanderbilt Invite Friday and Saturday. On the men's side Ashton Fisher broke his own school record in the 3000-meter steeplechase.
The Lipscomb Track & Field teams combined to set 11 school records at the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships and Catherine Beals and O'Neisha Smith won the A-Sun titles in the 3000-meter steeplechase and high jump, respectively.
The Music City swept through the final week of Atlantic Sun Track & Field Weekly Awards before the A-Sun Outdoor Championships starting on Friday in Jacksonville. Lipscomb's trio of Tucker Peabody, Anna Bowers and O'Neisha Smith all claimed their first weekly awards.
The Bisons and Lady Bisons Track and Field teams competed at the 9th Annual Boston-Moon Classic on Saturday, April 9, at Tennessee State's Edward S. Temple Track Complex. Five school records were set at the meet.
Lipscomb took the first four places in the women's 5000 meters with Shelby Marvel winning in 18:34. A small number of track and field athletes competed in the Austin Peay Governors Invitational in Clarksville, Tenn., Saturday.
Robert Smith ran track for Lipscomb during his first three years at school. He holds four school records. He owns his own company, Child Shield, which helps with missing children. Smith took some time to share some of his memories from Lipscomb with lipscombsports.com.
Josh Jackson ran cross country and track for Lipscomb University, and is now a script supervisor for televised music events, and has had the opportunity to work with popular events such as the Grammys and the CMA Awards. He took a few minutes to talk with lipscombsports.com about his time at Lipscomb University.
At the Shamrock Invite in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Tucker Peabody broke one of the oldest Lipscomb track & field records. His 200-meter time of 21.53 broke Robert Smith's 35-year old school record of 21.54, set in 1976, one of nine school records broken.
Six more Lipscomb school records were set in the second outdoor meet of the 2011 season this weekend at the Birmingham-Southern Invite.
Dani Walker was again the top finisher for Lipscomb on day two of the UNF Invite finishing second out of 57 runners in the women's 1500 meters, just missing the school record with a time of 4:39.77.
The Bisons and Lady Bisons started the Outdoor Track & Field season Friday with a new school record, several high finishes and a bunch of PRs at the UNF Spring Invite.
At the conclusion of day two of the A-Sun Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday the Lipscomb men's and women's teams added 17 personal bests, six school records and four All A-Sun honors.
The Lady Bisons put an exclamation point on the day one performances at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track & Field Championships in Johnson City with a thrilling Distance Medley Relay victory by one-one-hundredth of a second over defending champion and favorite Jacksonville.
MACON, Ga. – In the final weekend of competition before the sixth edition of the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track & Field Championship, four different programs earned A-Sun weekly awards including Lipscomb's Tucker Peabody, center, in the photo.
The Lipscomb University men's and women's track teams had their best indoor meet at the Indiana University Hoosier Hills Invite in Bloomington, Ind., setting four school records. The meet served as a tune-up for the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships and as a last chance qualifier.
Three Lipscomb school records were broken Friday and Saturday at the ETSU Niswonger Invite in Johnson City. Tucker Peabody broke his own indoor 200m record. Dani Walker set records in the indoor 800m and the mile.
Freshman Dani Walker posted two event wins and a heat win to highlight a great meet for Lipscomb at the TSU Invitational Saturday at Tennessee State University.
Lipscomb track and field coach Bill Taylor was pleased overall with his Bisons and Lady Bisons and their performances in the Ed Temple Classic at Tennessee State Saturday, the first meet of the 2011 spring season.
The Lipscomb University Men's and Women's Track & Field schedules for the 2011 Indoor and Outdoor seasons have been announced. They will be participating in meets in several areas of the country.
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released their men's track and field team awards Monday afternoon. The Bisons had the second highest cumulative GPA in the nation at 3.39. Yale led the nation with a 3.42 GPA.
Chris “Campy” Pounds will join the Lipscomb track & field program as the newest full-time graduate assistant coach. Bill Taylor, Lipscomb's track & field and cross country coach, made the announcement.
Bill Taylor, Lipscomb head cross country and track & field coach, announced the hiring of Luke Syverson as the new assistant coach for the programs.
Bill Taylor, Lipscomb Bisons' cross country and track & field coach, has announced the signing of three runners who will work with both teams and four runners for the track & field team for 2010-2011.
Lipscomb Bisons and Lady Bisons track and field coach Bill Taylor has announced his team awards for the 2010 season. The teams also took time to look back on a record-setting spring while also looking ahead to next season.