The Lady Bisons will add thirteen freshmen women to the Cross Country and Track & Field teams from ten different states and one Canadian province for the 2011-12 school year. The class is composed of nine distance runners, one thrower, two sprinters and one vaulter.
Eight Lipscomb University athletic teams received perfect NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores and twelve teams exceeded the national average for private schools in the latest report issued Tuesday by the NCAA.
The USTFCCCA has announced women's teams who earned 2010 Division I All-Academic Cross Country status. The Lipscomb Lady Bisons are on the list with a 3.49 grade point average.
Four Lipscomb student-athletes earned the President's Scholar Award and three were given the Commissioner's Scholar Award by the A-Sun.
Coach Bill Taylor has announced the Lipscomb men's and women's cross country team honors for the 2010 season. The team awards were voted on by the team members and coaches.
The Lipscomb track and cross country teams are reviving an old tradition with a 24-hour run to raise money for a mission trip to Belize in May 2011.
The Lipscomb women and men both had record setting days at the NCAA Division I South Region Championships in Hoover, Ala.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons, led by freshman Dani Walker, finished second in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships Saturday morning in Spartanburg, S.C.
The Lipscomb cross country teams are in Spartanburg, S.C., for the A-Sun Conference Championships. Both teams have high expectations.
The Lady Bisons are rated third and the Bisons are ranked fifth in the final Atlantic Sun Cross Country Coaches Poll.
The Lady Bisons cross country team continued its string of impressive performances this fall with an eighth place finish in the 56-team Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival at the University of Arkansas. Another group finished fourth at the Evansville Invite.
The Lipscomb men's and women's cross country squads will split this weekend between the Chile Pepper Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., and the Evansville Invite in Evansville, Ind.
The Lady Bisons Cross Country team sent ten of the top women out to compete in the Willamette Invitational in Salem, Ore., while the rest of the team ran in the silver race at the Louisville Classic in Kentucky.
The Lady Bisons appear in the South Regional rankings for the first time in Lipscomb history. The regional pollsters put them at ninth. The men re-appear in the rankings at 15th in the region.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons had a record-setting morning with a second place finish in the Vanderbilt Classic Saturday. Freshman Alex Newby led the Lady Bisons for the second week in a row.
The Lipscomb men's and women's cross country will be in action Saturday at the Commodore Classic, hosted by Vanderbilt University at Vaughn's Gap in Percy Warner Park here in Nashville.he men will race an 8-K at 9 a.m. The women will race a 5-K at 10 a.m.
Lipscomb's freshman runner, Alex Newby earned her first Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week award, as announced by the league office on Wednesday, after she set a personal record of 18:56.27 at the Vermont Invitational 5K.
Lipscomb cross country coach Bill Taylor sent most of his top runners to Vermont to compete with the host team, Columbia University and St. Michael's College. The Lady Bisons finished second behind Columbia. The Bisons were third behind Columbia and Vermont.
Lipscomb cross country coach Bill Taylor sent a split squad to Chattanooga Friday night for the PowerAde Invitational hosted by the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. The Lady Bisons finished third. The Bisons were fifth.
The Lipscomb cross country teams are heading north and south this weekend for meets after starting strong at the Belmont Invitational.
The Lady Bisons cross country team is young, but school records fell fast and furious Friday night in the Belmont Invitational at Percy Warner Park.
The cross country season started off on a high note for Lipscomb with the Bisons finishing third and the Lady Bisons finishing fourth in the Belmont Opener at Percy Warner Park.
Both the Bisons and Lady Bisons cross country teams have changed since last season, but coach Bill Taylor thinks they are changes for the better as they open the season Friday with the Belmont Opener.
In the preseason poll of Atlantic Sun coaches the Lady Bisons were ranked fifth and for the first time the team received two first place votes.
Bill Taylor has announced the 2010 cross country schedule. Highlights include varsity meets in Vermont, Oregon and Arkansas, in addition to traditional meets on the Lipscomb home course at the Belmont and Vanderbilt Invitationals.
Head coach Bill Taylor has been busy on the recruiting trail in both women's cross country and track & field. Women's distance is the largest group in Lipscomb's 2010 recruiting class with 15 newcomers including the first recruit for the athletics department from the state of Hawaii.
Bill Taylor, Lipscomb head cross country and track & field coach, announced the hiring of Luke Syverson as the new assistant coach for the programs.