The women's team had the highest GPA in the nation, while the men came in fifth. In addition to the top five rankings, five Bisons earned Academic All-American status.
Lipscomb’s Gemikal Prude and Madi Talbert competed in the 2015 Outdoor NCAA Division I Track and Field National Championships on Thursday and Friday in Eugene, Oregon.
Andy Jordan (red plaid shirt) was looking for a Christian college to finish his education and he left California for Lipscomb University. While he was here he ran track. He still keeps up with the track program and has been especially impressed with the work of Bill Taylor, Lipscomb's director of cross country and track and field. Andy spent some time this week talking with Lipscombsports.com.
For the third time in their prolific careers, Gemikal Prude and Madi Talbert will be competing for a National Championship this week in Eugene, Oregon. The NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships take place from June 10-13 at the University of Oregon’s campus.
Having helped lead the Bison track and field and cross country programs to unprecedented heights, assistant coach Luke Syverson is heading to Berry College to become the new head coach for the Vikings.
After sending out six student-athletes in five events over three days of competition at the NCAA Division I East Region Prelims, Lipscomb Track and Field has earned a much needed break.
On day two of the NCAA Division I East Region Prelims two Bisons earned spots in the NCAA Division I National Championships thanks to stellar performances. Juniors Gemikal Prude and Madi Tabert both qualified for the Nationals.
Lipscomb track and field completed its first day of action at the NCAA Division I East Region Prelims on Thursday as freshman Karly Hibbard took part in the javelin competition.
Thursday begins day one of the NCAA Division I National Championship East Region Prelims for Lipscomb track and field. The Bisons placed six athletes in five events across the competition.
Lipscomb track and field landed eight student-athletes on the Atlantic Sun All-Academic team as announced by the league office on Wednesday. The Bisons earned the most All-Academic honorees of any team in the conference.
Lipscomb track and field will be sending a record six Bisons to the NCAA Division I East Region Preliminary Round. The meet takes place from May 28-30 in Jacksonville, Fla.
The weekend saw Lipscomb track and field athletes earn numerous individual accolades, and both the men’s and women’s teams finished third in overall points at the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships.
Day one of the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships was a successful one for the Lipscomb track and field squad. The Bisons ended the first day of competition with two wins, six All-Conference honors, two school records and one A-Sun record.
After a season filled with individual and team success, the Lipscomb track and field squad is about to take on its toughest test yet: the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships.
For the fifth time in his career Gemikal Prude is taking home the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award. During the Georgia Invite on Saturday, Prude took home first place in the high jump with a leap of 2.18m.
Christian Freeman has won his first Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award for his performance in the Georgia Invite last Saturday. Freeman took home first place in a field of 13 runners in the 3000m steeplechase.
In the team’s final regular season meet, Lipscomb track and field earned several wins at the Georgia Invite. The performance was exactly what the Bisons wanted to accomplish in the days leading up to the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships.
With the regular season winding down Lipscomb track and field heads to Athens, Georgia for the Georgia Invite in its last meet before the Atlantic Sun Conference Outdoor Championships.
Grayson Webber has won his first career Atlantic Sun Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week award after a strong performance in the Tennessee Challenge on Saturday.
Freshman Danny Marsh has won his first career Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award for his performance at the Tennessee Challenge on Saturday.
Lipscomb track and field had another successful weekend as the Bisons took on the Oregon State University High Performance Meet and the Tennessee Challenge. The weekend kicked off on Friday with several distance runners competing in Corvallis at the OSU Meet.
With only a few more weeks left before the postseason starts up, Lipscomb track and field will take on the Oregon State University High Performance Meet and the Tennessee Challenge this weekend. The Bisons will compete in the OSU Meet on Friday, and at the Tennessee Challenge on Saturday.
Lipscomb track and field had a successful weekend, grabbing several wins and breaking a quartet of school records at the Austin Peay Invite and the Mt. Sac Relays.
Lipscomb track and field is headed for another split weekend as the Bisons take on the Mt. Sac Relays and the Austin Peay Invitational. Recent Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track Athletes of the Week will be taking the stage in both meets.
For the fourth time in his career, and second time this season, Gemikal Prude has been named the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week. Prude reached a season-best height of 2.17m in the high jump at the Tennessee Relays over the weekend.
Lipscomb track and field stayed in Tennessee for the weekend as the Bisons took part in the Boston-Moon Classic in Nashville and the Tennessee Relays in Knoxville. The field athletes stepped up over the weekend, posting several personal records.
Lipscomb track and field is staying in Tennessee for the weekend as the team splits with a pair of meets. Part of the team will be competing at the Tennessee Relays at the University of Tennessee, while the rest of the Bisons will be attending the Boston Moon Invite.
With Bisons competing in both the Big Blue Classic in Illinois and the Stanford Invitational in California, Lipscomb track and field had a successful weekend across the nation. Madi Talbert competed in the 3000m at the Stanford Invite with hopes of qualifying for the NCAA Division I East Region preliminaries.
Lipscomb track and field will be splitting their squad into two groups for the second weekend in a row as the Bison athletes participate in the Big Blue Classic and the Stanford Invite.
For the third time in his Bison career, Gemikal Prude has been named the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week. The redshirt-junior earned the honor after his performance at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite over the weekend.
Lipscomb track and field had a successful weekend after accruing several first place victories and breaking a number of school records at the Raleigh Relays and the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite.
Lipscomb cross county and track and field is proud to announce they will be hosing their first ever running camp this summer. From July 6-10, the Bisons will be hosting the "Running with the Herd" XC and Distance Camp.
The Bison herd will be heading in two different directions this weekend as Lipscomb track and field sends its student-athletes to two separate meets: the Raleigh Relays and the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite.
For the second consecutive week, Lipscomb sophomore Wayne Newman has earned the Atlantic Sun Track Athlete of the Week. At the Alabama Relays over the weekend Newman blazed through the 110m high hurdles with a time of 14.27, breaking his own school record.
In one of the first outdoor meets of the season, the Lipscomb track and field squad put together a solid performance over the weekend at the Alabama Relays in Tuscaloosa. Madi Talbert stood tall among a group of great Bison performances with a win in the 3000m Steeplechase.
The Lipscomb track and field squad is headed down to Tuscaloosa for the weekend to compete in the Alabama Relays. This is the first large-scale outdoor meet for the Bisons after last weekend’s Lipscomb-Belmont Dual.
Thanks to a strong performance in the Lipscomb-Belmont Dual, Wayne Newman was awarded the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week honors. This is his the first time taking home the honor. In the track and field “Battle of the Boulevard” Newman finished first in all four of his events.
The Lipscomb track and field squad kicked off the outdoor season with the Lipscomb-Belmont Dual Friday afternoon. The male team outscored Belmont 76-73, while the female athletes fell to the Bruins 75-65.
Seven members of the Lipscomb track and field squad were named to the 2015 Atlantic Sun Conference Indoor Track and Field All-Academic Team on Friday. To qualify for the honor, the student-athletes have to own a GPA of 3.30 or higher.
After a successful indoor season the Lipscomb track and field squad is kicking off their outdoor season with the Lipscomb-Belmont Dual, track and field’s version of the “Battle of the Boulevard.”
With the indoor season completed, the Lipscomb track and field squad is moving on to the outdoor season where a date with crosstown-rival Belmont awaits the opening weekend. The outdoor season will kick off with the Belmont Dual, which takes place on Friday, March 14.
Day two of the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships was a successful one for the Lipscomb track and field squad. Sunday’s action brought about some first place finishes for the Bisons and an improvement on the performance from Saturday.
Day one of the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships are in the books for the Lipscomb track team, and the results did not quite match the high expectations the Bisons had going into the weekend.
The Lipscomb track and field squad are headed to North Carolina to compete in the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships over the weekend. Several Bisons head into the meet with some of the A-Sun’s top performances from the indoor season.
After an impressive performance at the Husky Classic over the weekend, Lipscomb junior Madi Talbert and sophomore Christian Freeman have been named Atlantic Sun Indoor Track Athletes of the Week.
The Lipscomb track and field team started off their two-meet weekend with a successful day at the Husky Invite.
The Lipscomb track and field squad will be splitting up into two groups over the weekend, with one group heading to the Hoosier Hills Invite in Indiana and the other trekking all the way to Seattle for the Husky Classic.
Thanks to a season-best leap at the Southern Illinois Invite, senior Gemikal Prude has been named the Atlantic Sun Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week.
The Lipscomb track and field squad’s trip up north to the Southern Illinois Invite was a successful one. The Bisons earned wins both on the track and in the field over the weekend.
After staying close to home for the first portion of the 2014 schedule, the Lipscomb track and field squad is ready to stretch their legs with a trip to Southern Illinois.
Another weekend, another successful outing for the Lipscomb track and field squad is added to the books. The Bisons came back to campus with a number of first place finishes in tow.
With two successful meetings already in the books, the Lipscomb track and field squad will almost be competing in their backyard at the TSU Invite.
Despite taxing conditions that could have doomed the weekend, the Lipscomb track and field squad broke two school records and grabbed several first place finishes at the Emory Crossplex Invitational.
The Lipscomb track and field squad will be competing in their second meet of the season Sunday at Emory University. The Bisons are looking to build upon a strong performance in their first match of the year at the Vanderbilt Invitational.
The Lipscomb track and field team kicked their indoor season off with a successful performance at the Vanderbilt Invitational.
The Lipscomb track and field squad only has to travel across town for its first indoor meet of the season, the 2015 Commodore Invitational at Vanderbilt. The event looks to be a jumping off point for the Bisons coming off of a successful 2013-14 campaign.
Sophomore distance runner Katie Bianchini describes the final hours of the track and field team's mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
Sophomore distance runner Lana Sydenstricker shares what she has learned as the final days of the track and field team's mission trip to the Dominican Republic approach.
Freshman distance runner Kacey Kemper shares her experiences during day five of the track and field team's mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
Sophomore distance runners Katie Bianchini and Brook Gordon provide further insight into the track and field team's mision trip to the Dominican Republic by sharing their experiences throughout day four of the trip.
Sophomore distance runner Lana Sydenstricker sends an update on the track and field team's experiences during day three of the team's mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
The Lipscomb track and field squads continue to learn the day-to-day culture of the Dominican Republic, including riding in a Daihatsus and the sporadic electricity outages.
The track and field squads enjoyed their first full day in the Dominican Republic where they were able to meet new people and even enjoy a visit from a real-life Santa Claus.
The Lipscomb track and field program sets its sights on another successful season with the release of the program’s 2015 schedule.
The Lipscomb men’s cross country and track and field team signed five men during the early signing period this week. The signees come from all over the country including California, North Carolina, Ohio, Maryland, and right here in Tennessee.
The women of Lipscomb’s track and field team were ranked second in the nation for GPA in Division I, announced by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association this week.
Bill Taylor, director of track and field, has inked 10 recruits to join the Bisons and Lady Bisons track and field squads for the 2015 season.