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 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.
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.
Lipscomb's Dani Walker picked up her first career A-Sun weekly award in track and field for her performances at Coastal Carolina this past weekend where she continued to set school records.
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.
Caitlin Anderson and Jenny Randolph started at a new school with a new coach four years ago and their friendship has grown along with the increased competitive nature of the cross country and track and field programs.
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.
Freshman Lacey Printz, from Kent, Wash., is balancing track, school and the desire to build a music career this spring at Lipscomb.
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 Lady Bisons track & field team finished fifth in NCAA Division I in the list of 2010 Indoor and Outdoor Scholar Teams released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Wednesday afternoon.
Coach Bill Taylor has announced the addition of five new recruits to the Lipscomb Lady Bisons track & field team for the 2010-2011 school year. In both men's and women's track & field and men's and women's cross country he signed 27 new team members.
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.
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.
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.