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T&F/XC celebrates award winners for 2014 season

After another historic season for Lipscomb Track & Field, the team has chosen it’s award winners for 2014.

Smith wraps up competition at Junior Nationals

Lipscomb’s Phillip Smith competed against the nation’s best triple jumpers under 20 Sunday afternoon at the USA Track and Field Junior National Championships.

Track and Field's Phillip Smith heads to USA Junior Nationals

Lipscomb triple jumper Phillip Smith will be heading to Eugene, Oregon to take part in the USA Track and Field Junior National Championships July 5 and 6.

Prude struggles to clear the bar at NCAA Nationals

Gemikal Prude concluded his second appearance at the NCAA Nationals after competing in the high jump finals Friday.

Talbert, Prude set and ready for NCAA Nationals

Lipscomb track and field athletes Madi Talbert and Gemikal Prude will begin their quest for dominance as the NCAA Nationals kick off on Wednesday.

Prude to join Talbert at NCAA I Outdoor Finals

The Lipscomb track and field program saw another historic showing at the NCAA preliminaries Saturday as high jumper Gemikal Prude qualified for the NCAA Nationals.

Dempster breaks school record at NCAA East Preliminaries

Colin Dempster completed the first round of the 400 meters at the NCAA East Preliminaries Thursday night and broke a school record in the process.

T&F/XC athletes accumulate more academic honors

Three Lipscomb track and field athletes were named to the Capitol One Academic All-District First Team, announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday.

Smith, Peabody named to A-Sun All-Academic Team

Lipscomb track and field runners Tucker Peabody and Kenny Smith were named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Academic Team, announced Wednesday.

Three T&F athletes qualify for NCAA East Preliminaries

Three Lipscomb track and field athletes qualified to compete in the East Preliminary Round of the NCAA Track and Field Championships hosted next week by the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.

Track and Field closes out A-Sun Outdoor Championships

As the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships came to a close Saturday, the Lipscomb track and field squads achieved mixed results.

Talbert, Larson pick up wins at A-Sun Outdoor Championships

The Lipscomb track and field squads hit the halfway point at the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships, closing out the day with solid performances.

T&F squad sets sights on A-Sun Outdoor Championships

For months the Lipscomb track and field squads have been preparing for this competition. The teams will put their best foot forward as they compete in the 2014 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships Friday and Saturday.

T&F concludes final tune-up meet before A-Sun Championships

Lipscomb’s track and field athletes wrapped up the regular season at the Georgia Invitational Saturday with one victory and several personal records.

Track and field heads to final meet of regular season

The Lipscomb track and field squad will finish out the regular season at the Georgia Invitational Saturday.

Track and field sees improvement in performance after week off

After a week off for finals, the Lipscomb track and field squads seem to be rested after recording stronger results at the Tennessee Challenge than in previous weeks.

Track and field returns to action after week off

The Lipscomb track and field squads will be back in competition at the Tennessee Challenge on Tennessee’s campus after taking a week off for finals.

Track and Field fighting to get out of recent slump

As of late the Lipscomb track and field team has struggled to reach their full potential in competition. The group is still showing signs of fatigue, but Saturday’s events did see somewhat better results.

Track and Field loses speed at Mt. Sac Relays

Lipscomb’s track and field squads competed at the Mt. Sac Relays for their first day of weekend competition. The team struggled in their search to post better results than those seen the past two weeks.

Track and Field divides for Mt. Sac Relays and Kentucky Relays

This weekend the track and field teams will proceed through the final leg of the outdoor season in search of sharper performances at the Mt. Sac Relays and Kentucky Relays.

Men's Track and Field sweeps weekly A-Sun honors

Lipscomb’s Tucker Peabody and Gemikal Prude swept the weekly honors from the Atlantic Sun after they were named this week’s Track and Field Athletes of the Week.

Two more school records shattered at Track and Field meets

The Lipscomb track and field squads concluded the final day of competition at TSU’s Boston Moon Classic and Tennessee’s Sea Ray Relays with mixed results.

T&F sees solid results after day one of weekend competitions

The Lipscomb track and field squads concluded the first day of competition at the TSU Boston Moon Invite and the Sea Ray Relays.

Track and field looks to bounce back at split competitions

The Lipscomb track and field teams will not be traveling too far from home as they head to their next competitions, which are split between TSU and the Tennessee Relays hosted by the University of Tennessee.

Track and field hits rough patch during final weekend meets

The Lipscomb track and field teams are returning home after a hectic weekend involving four separate meets.

Track and field closes out day one of four-meet weekend

After a long day of four vigorous competitions, the Lipscomb track and field squads are half-way through their busy weekend.

Track and field splits up to compete in four meets

The Lipscomb track and field squads will split up for the weekend to vie in four separate competitions.

Colin Dempster picks up A-Sun Track Athlete of the Week

Lipscomb’s Colin Dempster was named Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week by the Atlantic Sun, announced by the office Wednesday.

Track and Field prevails at Vanderbilt Meet despite weather

The track and field teams still managed to pull off positive results at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite despite the shaky weather.

Track and Field powers through day one of Vanderbilt Meet

The Lipscomb track and field squads wrapped up day one of the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite with similar outcomes as they have seen in previous meets this season.

Track and Field travels down the road for next meet at Vanderbilt

The Lipscomb track and field teams venture on to their next meet of the outdoor season taking place right here in Nashville Friday and Saturday.

T&F makes appearance in National Team Computer rankings

Two meets into the outdoor season, the Lipscomb track and field athletes are already being ranked as potential championship competitors.

T&F embraces strong performances at Shamrock Invite

The track and field squads gave a promising performance while competing in the Shamrock Invite in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Track and field shows no signs of stopping at Shamrock Invite

The Lipscomb track and field squads are almost to the finish line after their impeccable performance in day two of the Shamrock Invite.

Track and field endure day one of Shamrock Invite

The Lipscomb track and field team successfully completed day on of the Shamrock Invite.

Track and field hit the road to compete in Shamrock Invite

The Lipscomb track and field squads will continue their excursion through the outdoor season Thursday as they head to Myrtle Beach, S.C. to take part in the Shamrock Invite.

Gemikal Prude named Second Team All-American

Gemikal Prude was recently named to the Second Team All-Conference as a result of his outstanding performance at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships.

Track and field sweeps competition in Memphis

The Lipscomb track and field groups opened up the outdoor season at the Rhodes Open in Memphis this weekend.

Gemikal Prude adds NCAA National Championships to resume

Germikal Prude will be returning to Lipscomb’s campus with another impressive performance under his belt.

Track and field to launch outdoor season at Rhodes Open

The Lipscomb track and field groups will be taking their talents to the Rhodes Open in Memphis, Tenn. to kick off the first competition as part of the outdoor track and field season.

Peabody, Walker land spots on Academic All-Conference Team

Tucker Peabody and Dani Walker continue to turn heads after both were named to the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference Team.

Prude qualifies for NCAA I Indoor National Championships

Lipscomb high jumper Gemikal Prude has officially qualified for the NCAA I Indoor National Championships taking place March 15 in Albuquerque, N.M.

XC and T&F introduces familiar face to coaching staff

Lipscomb University Director of Cross Country and Track & Field, Bill Taylor, has announced the addition of former Bison Benton Reed to his coaching staff.

Prude not afraid of challenges in life

Gemikal Prude has the perfect body for an athlete - if that athlete is a point guard on a basketball team. During his junior year in high school another sport started to capture his interest.

Track and Field finishes strong at A-Sun championships

Lipscomb’s track and field teams made a remarkable impact on the Atlantic Sun championships this weekend as they wrapped up their performance in North Carolina.

Track and Field teams sprint through day one of championships

With day one of the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships coming to a close, the Lipscomb men and women’s track and field squads worked diligently to achieve positive results.

Track and Field squads take it to A-Sun championships

After a season involving several ups and downs, the Lipscomb track and field squads are ready to take the competition to the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships this weekend in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Track and Field squads ready for A-Sun Indoors after split meets

The Lipscomb men’s and women’s track and field teams made it through split competitions this past weekend with several monumental and record-breaking results.

Track and Field makes final stop before indoor championships

The Lipscomb men's and women's track and field teams will compete at split competitions this weekend before heading to indoor championships next weekend.

Peabody grabs A-Sun Track Athlete of the Week

Lipscomb’s Tucker Peabody took home yet another Atlantic Sun Men’s Indoor Track and Field award for athlete of the week, announced by the league Wednesday.

Track and Field finishes with successful weekend on all fronts

The Lipscomb track and field teams were split this week between two different meets and the results were positive on both fronts. Christian Freeman finished third and broke Ryan Chastain’s school record in the 3000 meters with a 8:26.64.

Lipscomb Track and Field competes on two fronts

Friday and Saturday part of both the men’s and women’s teams will travel to the Crossplex for the third time this season. Another group of Lipscomb athletes will be heading north to Southern Illinois for the SIU Invitational Friday and Saturday.

Prude takes home A-Sun honor in back-to-back weeks

Gemikal Prude and Kennesaw State’s Andre Dorsey shared the Atlantic Sun Field Athlete of the Week honors after both jumped to a height of 2.20 meters in the high jump at TSU.

Field athletes carry the day for Lipscomb T&F

Lipscomb’s runners had their moments, but the field athletes carried the team.The Bisons placed second behind host Tennessee State and the Lady Bisons finished fifth Saturday at the TSU Invitational at the Gentry Center.

Terry consistently setting records in shot put at Lipscomb

April Terry has competed in two indoor meets this season and has broken school records each time. This Saturday she and the rest of her teammates will make the short trip across town for the Tennessee State Invite.

Peabody/Prude sweep A-Sun Men's Track & Field accolades

Lipscomb swept the Atlantic Sun Men's Indoor Track & Field weekly awards for the first time in program history following record-breaking performances by Tucker Peabody and Gemikal Prude.

Record breaking day for track and field in Birmingham

Competing in the Emory Crossplex Invitational at the Birmingham Crossplex coach Bill Taylor got his first look at his distance runners in an indoor meet this season. His squad set six school records on Sunday.

Taylor set to unleash distance runners on Sunday

Saturday's meet marks a return to the Birmingham Crossplex for the Bisons who opened the indoor track and field season there two weeks ago in the UAB Blazer Invite. The meet will be held Sunday with field events starting at 9:30 a.m. and track events beginning at 11.

Track and Field closes UAB Invite with best season start ever

After a slow start Saturday the Lipscomb track and field teams rallied to put together some solid performances in the highly-competitive UAB Blazer Invite.

Lipscomb opens indoor season with strong first day

The first day of the UAB Blazer Invite at the Birmingham Crossplex Arena ran overtime Friday night. But despite the unknowns related to a first meet of the season Syverson liked what he saw the first day. The event continues today.

Lipscomb Track and Field opens season in Birmingham

It’s the first meet of the season and first collegiate outing for several Lipscomb Bisons and Lady Bisons. If tradition holds true that means the coaching staff will be dealing with jitters, possible freak outs and nausea as well as overseeing what their athletes do on the track and in the field events.

Track & Field/Cross Country Jamaica mission: Day one recap

42 members of the Bison track and field/cross country teams are on a mission trip to Jamaica. Follow along with their journey as they get started.

Where are they now? Bailey Heflin

After Bailey Heflin graduated from Lipscomb University he became a coach at the school, serving as head coach for track and as an assistant coach for basketball.

USTFCCCA honors Lipscomb Track and Field

The Lipscomb men’s and women’s track and field squads have been honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their academic accomplishments during the 2013 season.

Taylor looks back on the best T&F season ever

Bill Taylor, Director of Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track and Field, and his staff usually have smiles all around when they remember the previous track and field and cross country seasons.

Quality and quantity highlight Bisons track and field class

The Lipscomb track & field program will start the 2013-14 year with the largest and deepest recruiting class in the Division I era. Highlighted by a number of nationally ranked student-athletes, the class also boasts depth in almost all event areas.

Nine men join Bisons distance squad

Two sub-9 minute 3200m runners highlight the men’s 2013 cross country/distance recruiting class for Lipscomb. In total, nine class of 2013 men make up the best distance recruiting class in Lipscomb history.

Goetz joins track and field/cross country staff

Daniel Goetz has been named assistant coach and operations coordinator for the Lipscomb track and field and cross country teams.

Peabody sets school record on national stage

Junior sprinter Tucker Peabody continued his record-setting ways on Saturday running a 20.61 mark in the 200m at the 2013 U.S.A. Senior Nationals.

Stromberg leads Bison men at U.S. Junior Nationals

Grant Stromberg led the way for the Bisons at the 2013 U.S.A. Junior Nationals with a 12th-place finish in Des Moines, Iowa.

Tracksters set to compete at U.S. nationals

Five members of the track and field teams are set to compete in this week's U.S. Junior Nationals. Events begin on Thursday night for the Bisons.