Elon Track and Field Opens Indoor Slate at JDL College Kickoff

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s track and field team kicks off the 2016-17 indoor season this Saturday, Dec. 3, at the JDL College Kickoff inside the JDL Fast Track Complex in Winston-Salem, N.C. Field events begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by running events at 10 a.m. Follow the Phoenix Fans can keep up… Continue reading Elon Track and Field Opens Indoor Slate at JDL College Kickoff

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

Nate Thiesfeld Joins HPU Track & Field Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University track & field team has added Nate Thiesfeld as an assistant coach, head coach Mike Esposito announced on Monday. Thiesfeld was a four-time All-Missouri Valley Conference sprinter at Wichita State before working as a graduate assistant coach with the Shockers for two seasons. “We are very excited… Continue reading Nate Thiesfeld Joins HPU Track & Field Staff

Elon Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors

NEW ORLEANS – The Elon University track and field program was recognized as an All-Academic team by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. For the seventh straight season, Phoenix head coach Mark Elliston’s squad was named a USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Track & Field team after posting a cumulative team GPA… Continue reading Elon Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors

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

HPU Women’s Track Adds Five More Recruits For 2013-14

The High Point University women’s track & field team will add five more athletes for the 2013-14 campaign. Jumpers Erika Bridges, Amanda Gregory and Jenny Mara, middle distance runner Michaela Carnino and pole vaulter Madison Depner will join four other recruits at High Point this fall. “This recruiting class was a lot more targeted after… Continue reading HPU Women’s Track Adds Five More Recruits For 2013-14

HPU’s Rickert Third in Javelin at USATF Jr. Championship

DES MOINES, Iowa — Freshman Christine Rickert of the High Point University women’s track & field team placed third in the javelin at the USATF Jr. National Championship on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa. Rickert’s top throw was 46.98 meters (154-1). “Christine had a very strong series against national competition, which is a great sign… Continue reading HPU’s Rickert Third in Javelin at USATF Jr. Championship

HPU’s Crawford 12th in 110m hurdles at USATF Jr. Championship

DES MOINES, Iowa — Freshman Dennis Crawford of the High Point Univeresity men’s track & field team placed 12th in the first round of the 110-meter hurdles at the USA Track & Field Junior National Championship on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa. He is one of four Panthers competing in Des Moines this weekend. “Overall… Continue reading HPU’s Crawford 12th in 110m hurdles at USATF Jr. Championship

HPU’s Peachee Named Big South Track Athlete of the Year

Senior Dakota Peachee of the High Point University men’s track & field team has been named Big South Men’s Track & Field Athlete of the Year, the conference announced on Thursday. Peachee became HPU’s first NCAA Div. I All-American in men’s track this season. Peachee, of Garner, N.C., closed out his collegiate career with a… Continue reading HPU’s Peachee Named Big South Track Athlete of the Year

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

HPU’s Dakota Peachee To Race In NCAA Championship On ESPNU Friday

High Point University senior Dakota Peachee will run in the final of the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Championship on Friday at 8:40 p.m. (EDT) at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The race will be televised on ESPNU and ESPN3. Peachee became the first HPU men’s track & field athlete to qualify for an… Continue reading HPU’s Dakota Peachee To Race In NCAA Championship On ESPNU Friday

HPU’s Peachee Qualifies for NCAA Final in Steeplechase

EUGENE, Ore. — Senior Dakota Peachee of the High Point University men’s track & field team finished fifth in his semifinal heat of the 3,000-meter steeplechase, automatically advancing to the final on Wednesday evening at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. He will compete in the final on Friday at 8:40 p.m. (EDT). Peachee got a… Continue reading HPU’s Peachee Qualifies for NCAA Final in Steeplechase

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

HPU’s Peachee Wins, Advances to NCAA Final in Steeplechase

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Senior Dakota Peachee of the High Point University men’s track & field team won his heat of the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Championship Preliminary on Friday night in Greensboro, N.C., qualifying for the NCAA Final. He finished in an HPU-record time of 8:43.46 and will compete in the national semifinal in… Continue reading HPU’s Peachee Wins, Advances to NCAA Final in Steeplechase

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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading NCHSAA State 4-A Track And Field Championships – Story