Track & Field

College Men’s Track & Field Results – Guilford’s Norton Sets School Record in 5000

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Guilford College senior Chad Norton set the school record in the 5,000-meter race Wednesday night at the Liberty University Kickoff track and field meet. Fresh off an All-America finish at last month’s NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, Norton placed second to Bridgewater College’s Luke Sohl in 15 minutes, 1.29 seconds. He College Men’s Track & Field Results – Guilford’s Norton Sets School Record in 5000

College Track & Field News – Guilford’s David Cason Earns USTFCCCA Academic Honor

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s David Cason (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth) was one of 232 male track and field student-athletes in NCAA Division III named All-Academic by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association (USTFCCCA) Wednesday. The announcement marks another prestigious academic honor for Cason, who last month was named to the Capital College Track & Field News – Guilford’s David Cason Earns USTFCCCA Academic Honor

Jackie Joyner-Kersee To Appear USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championship Opening Ceremonies

GREENSBORO, NC – Olympic gold medalist, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, will be the special guest during the Opening Ceremonies on Tuesday, July 23rd at 7:00pm. Throughout the week the USATF will host numerous Olympic athletes and the general public is encouraged to come out and support the event. Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.visitgreensboronc.com/usatf-ticket-sales. The 47th Jackie Joyner-Kersee To Appear USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championship Opening Ceremonies

2013 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships Coming to Greensboro

GREENSBORO, NC – The 47th USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships will be held in Greensboro, NC at NC A&T University on July 22 – 28, 2013. The events begin daily at 8:00am and are open to the general public. Many of today’s Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in 2013 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships Coming to Greensboro

HPU’s Szalai Sixth In European Under-23 Championship In Track & Field

Rising sophomore Benji Szalai of the High Point University men’s track & field team placed sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase the European Under-23 Championship in Tampere, Finland, on Sunday. Szalai ran a career-best 8:43.65. Szalai, representing his home country of Hungary, placed sixth in his preliminary heat on Friday. He ran a then-career best time HPU’s Szalai Sixth In European Under-23 Championship In Track & Field

HPU’s Peachee Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Championship

EUGENE, Ore. — Senior Dakota Peachee of the High Point University men’s track & field team placed fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, earning All-America honors at the NCAA Championship on Friday evening at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Peachee is High Point’s first Div. I All-American in men’s track & field. “He did exactly HPU’s Peachee Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Championship

College Track & Field News – Guilford’s Cason Earns Academic All-District Honor

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s David Cason (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth) earned Capital One Academic All-District 5 NCAA Division III Track & Field/Cross Country recognition from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday. He also received the honor last year and advances to CoSIDA’s NCAA Division III Academic All-America® ballot. CoSIDA members nominated and College Track & Field News – Guilford’s Cason Earns Academic All-District Honor

HPU’s Rickert Places 23rd in Javelin at NCAA Preliminary Track & Field

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Freshman Christine Rickert of the High Point University women’s track & field team placed 23rd in the javelin at the NCAA Championship Preliminary on Saturday at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, N.C. Rickert threw the javelin 44.51 meters (146-0) on her first attempt. “She made a strong improvement this season, a strong HPU’s Rickert Places 23rd in Javelin at NCAA Preliminary Track & Field

Elon’s McCaslin Caps Off Terrific Rookie Campaign at NCAA Preliminary Track & Field Meet

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Elon track and field freshman Caroline McCaslin wrapped her impressive frosh season after competing at the NCAA East Preliminaries on Friday night, May 24. McCaslin became the first Phoenix athlete to qualify the preliminary round since 2011 as she competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Belk Irwin Track. “We’re so proud Elon’s McCaslin Caps Off Terrific Rookie Campaign at NCAA Preliminary Track & Field Meet

NCHSAA State 4-A Track And Field Championships – Story

NCHSAA STATE 4-A TRACK AND FIELD KNIGHTDALE WINS THIRD STRAIGHT NCHSAA STATE 4-A TRACK CROWN, SOUTHEAST GUILFORD OVERCOMES WAKEFIELD FOR WOMEN’S TITLE GREENSBORO — Knightdale capped off its third consecutive North Carolina High School state 4-A men’s track and field team championship with a record setting performance in the four by 400 relay on Saturday NCHSAA State 4-A Track And Field Championships – Story