2008-09 Men's Track & Field News
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June 27, 2009
EUGENE, Ore. (June 27, 2009) - Senior Heidi Dahl's (Orem, Utah) remarkable collegiate track and field career came to an end on Saturday evening, as the Lady Buccaneer runner placed seventh in the finals of the 1500m at the USA National Championships, located inside Hayward Field....
June 25, 2009
EUGENE, Ore. (June 25, 2009) - Senior Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) went head-to-head against the best American athletes on Thursday night, and the Lady Buccaneer didn't back away from the challenge after qualifying for the finals of the 1500m at the USA National Championships inside Hayward Field. ...
June 24, 2009
EUGENE, Ore. (June 24, 2009) - Senior Lady Buccaneer distance runner Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) has only competed on the ETSU Track & Field team for one season; however, during this short time period the senior student-athlete has accomplished a plethora of outstanding achievements....
June 13, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (June 13, 2009) - It has been nine years since the ETSU track and field team had a Lady Buccaneer athlete receive All-American honors, but the streak ended on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Championships inside John McDonnell Field, located on the University of Arkansas campus....
June 12, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (June 12, 2009) - Saturday's final two hours of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships will be broadcast live on CBS Sports, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time from John McDonnell Field, located on the University of Arkansas campus....
June 11, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (June 11, 2009) - Senior Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) extended her collegiate career for a couple more days, as the Lady Buccaneer runner went on to win the prelims of the 1500m on Thursday night at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by the University of Arkansas....
June 10, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (June 10, 2009) - Senior Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) will begin her quest for an NCAA National Championship on Thursday evening when the Lady Buccaneer runner hits the track in the prelims of the 1500m at John McDonnell Field, located on the campus of the University of Arkansas. ...
May 30, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 30, 2009) - Senior ETSU distance runner Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) kept her hopes alive to win an NCAA Championship on Saturday afternoon....
May 29, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 29, 2009) - Survive and advance was the name of the game for the ETSU track and field team Friday afternoon, and for three Buccaneer athletes the motto and hard work paid off at the 2009 NCAA Mideast Regional, located inside Louisville's Cardinal Park....
May 28, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 28, 2009) - Five members of the ETSU track and field team will be put to the test as they look to earn a spot to next month's NCAA Championships starting Friday afternoon when the Buccaneers gear up for the 2009 Mideast Regional, located at Louisville's Cardinal Park....
May 16, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 16, 2009) - The ETSU men's track and field team made history in more ways than one on Saturday evening....
May 15, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 15, 2009) - Despite getting off to a sluggish start on day one of the Atlantic Sun Championships, the ETSU men's track and field team finished strong and made a statement in the final event of the evening to move the Bucs into first place inside Hodges Stadium on the campus of North Florida....
May 15, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 15, 2009) - The 2009 Atlantic Sun Track and Field Championships are underway at North Florida's Hodges Stadium, and fans can follow all the action online with live results. To access live results please click on the link above....
May 14, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 14, 2009) - The ETSU men's and women's track and field teams will put everything on the line this weekend when the Buccaneers compete at the 2009 Atlantic Sun Championships in Jacksonville. The two-day conference meet begins Friday morning at 9 a.m. inside Hodges Stadium on the campus of UNF....
May 13, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 13, 2009) - Members of the ETSU track and field team took some time out of its practice schedule to volunteer at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday afternoon....
May 13, 2009
MACON, Ga. (May 13, 2009) - ETSU sprinter Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) highlighted the Buccaneers on the track last Tuesday night, as the junior sprinter cruised his way to a pair of regional qualifying marks at the Smoky Mountain Twilight Meet, located on the Tom Black Track inside LaPorte Stadium to earn his first career Athlete of the Week award, the conference announced Wednesday....
May 13, 2009
MACON, Ga. (May 13, 2009) - ETSU senior sprinter Judy Johnson (Knoxville, Tenn.) made the most of her homecoming on Saturday afternoon at the Tennessee Invitational in Knoxville. Johnson claimed a regional qualifying mark in the 100-meter dash to earn her first career Athlete of the Week award, the conference announced Wednesday....
May 09, 2009
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2009) - Senior sprinter Judy Johnson (Knoxville) claimed a regional qualifying mark in the 100m and junior Jordan Briggs (Erwin, Tenn.) set personal bests in both the 110-meter hurdles and long jump, as the Buccaneer track and field team made their final tune up before the Atlantic Sun Championships on Saturday afternoon at the Tennessee Invitational on the Tom Black Track....
May 05, 2009
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 5, 2009) - Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) highlighted ETSU on the track and Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.) did the same in the field events, as the Buccaneer duo led the charge on Tuesday night at the Smokey Mountain Twilight Meet, located on the Tom Black Track in LaPorte Stadium. ...
May 02, 2009
STANFORD, Calif. (May 2, 2009) - Back in March Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) set a regional qualifying mark out in Stanford in the 1500m, and on Saturday evening the senior distance runner set a new school record in the event at the 2009 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational....
April 30, 2009
LYNCHBURG, Va. (April 29, 2009) - Sophomore Michael James (Palm Bay, Fla.) set a Regional Qualifying Mark in the 110-meter hurdles and junior thrower Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.) smashed the ETSU record in the discus, as the Buccaneer track and field team enjoyed a stellar evening at the Liberty Twilight meet, located on the Matthes-Hopkins Track on Thursday evening. ...
April 22, 2009
MACON, Ga. (April 22, 2009) - ETSU junior Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) enjoyed running inside Hodges Stadium on Saturday afternoon at the UNF Osprey Challenge, as the Kenyan sensation cruised his way to a title in the 5000m. For his performance, Rotich earns Athlete of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday. ...
April 18, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 18, 2009) - Senior Judy Johnson (Knoxville) and junior Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) highlighted the day for the Bucs at the UNF Osprey Challenge on Saturday afternoon at Hodges Stadium, as Johnson set a Regional Qualifying Mark in the 200m and Blackburn shattered the school record in the hammer....
April 15, 2009
MACON, Ga. (April 15, 2009) - Senior jumper Josh Cloyd (Telford, Tenn.) went head-to-head against former SoCon rivals and current Atlantic Sun competitors last weekend at the Furman Invitational, and after setting season bests in both the long and triple jump, the conference office awarded him Athlete of the Week honors. ...
April 11, 2009
GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 11, 2009) - The ETSU track and field team went head-to-head against former SoCon rivals and current Atlantic Sun competitors at the Furman Invitational on Saturday, and the Buccaneers made some noise by winning nine events inside the Irwin Belk Track Complex....
April 10, 2009
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 10, 2009) - A contingent of Buccaneer sprinters made the short trip over to Knoxville on Friday afternoon to compete at the 2009 Sea Relays and the ETSU student-athletes flourished in their respective events on the Tom Black Track inside LaPorte Stadium....
April 04, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (April 4, 2009) - Cousins Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) and Ben Ronoh (Sotik, Kenya) made their season debut in the 5000m on Saturday afternoon and the ETSU Buccaneer duo put together stellar performances inside James G. Pressly Stadium at the 2009 Florida Relays. ...
April 03, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (April 3, 2009) - The ETSU track and field team kicked off the first day of the Florida Relays on a positive note, as four Buccaneer athletes set season bests in their respective events inside James G. Pressly Stadium. ...
April 01, 2009
MACON, Ga. (April 1, 2009) - Senior runner Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) and junior thrower Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.) had productive weekends in their 2009 Outdoor Track and Field season debut, and on Wednesday afternoon the pair of Buccaneer student-athletes received Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week honors, announced by the league office....
March 28, 2009
STANFORD, Calif. (March 28, 2009) - Less than 24 hours after setting a Regional Qualifying time in the 1500m on Friday evening, senior Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) returned to the track to do the same in the 800m on Saturday afternoon at the Stanford Invitational....
March 27, 2009
STANFORD, Calif. (March 27, 2009) - Senior Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) made her 2009 Outdoor Track and Field debut for the Bucs on Friday evening, and she came away with an impressive showing at the Stanford Invitational....
March 26, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2009) - The ETSU track and field team enjoyed its outdoor opener, as 11 Buccaneer athletes either set school or meet records on Thursday afternoon at the 2009 Milligan Relays, held at the Liberty Bell Complex....
March 13, 2009
COLLEGE STATION, Texas. (March 13, 2009) - It was by the slimmest of margins, but senior runner Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) saw her indoor season come to an end on Friday evening at the 2009 NCAA Track & Field Championships....
March 12, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March, 12, 2009) - On the eve of Heidi Dahl's (Orem, Utah) appearance in the 2009 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, East Tennessee State University President Dr. Paul E. Stanton Jr. extends congratulations and good wishes to the ETSU senior....
March 10, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 10, 2009) - Senior transfer Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) received the news she was waiting to hear on late Monday night, as the distance runner learned she has been selected to the 2009 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Dahl will represent the Buccaneer track and field team in the mile....
March 07, 2009
BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 7, 2009) - Senior Judy Johnson (Knoxville) closed out a stellar 2009 Indoor Track and Field season on Saturday afternoon, as the senior sprinter posted a school record in the 200m at the Virginia Tech Last Chance Meet inside the Rector Field House. ...
February 21, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2009) - The Buccaneer quest for a three-peat is still intact after the ETSU men's track and field team won the 2009 Atlantic Sun Indoor Conference Championship on Saturday inside Memorial Center. ...
February 20, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2009) - After having its two-year run as indoor conference champions come to an end last season, the ETSU men's track and field team made a statement on day one of the 2009 Atlantic Sun Indoor Conference Championships on Friday, as the Buccaneers hold a 30-point lead over reigning conference champions Kennesaw State. Meanwhile, the Lady Bucs currently sit fourth with 19 points. ...
February 19, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2009) - The ETSU track and field program has begun its final preparations for this weekend's 2009 Atlantic Sun Indoor Conference Championship set to take place inside Memorial Center. The meet begins Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. and runs through Saturday evening....
February 18, 2009
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 18, 2009) - The weekend before the 2009 Atlantic Sun Indoor Track & Field Championships, senior Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) blasted the competition at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. Her strides in the mile earned her a fourth Athlete of the Week award, the conference announced Wednesday. ...
February 13, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 13, 2009) - Senior Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) never fails to impress the Buccaneer faithful when it comes to running at any distance....
February 12, 2009
BOONE, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2009) - Making their last appearance before the 2009 Atlantic Sun Indoor Conference Championships, sophomore Hannah Audia (Pennington Gap, Va.) and junior Terence Maxwell (Kingsport, Tenn.) set season bests at the Appalachian State Valentine Open on Thursday afternoon inside the Holmes Center....
February 11, 2009
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 11, 2009) - Just two weeks before the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track & Field Championships, ETSU headed to Blacksburg to compete in the Virginia Tech Elite meet against some of the toughest teams in the SEC and ACC. Senior Josh Cloyd (Telford, Tenn.) finished with a personal best in the long jump, to earn his first Athlete of the Week award, the conference announced Wednesday....
February 07, 2009
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 7, 2009) - Junior Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) continued to add more titles to his resume on Saturday afternoon, as the Buccaneer distance runner claimed the title in the 5000-meter run at the final day of the Virginia Tech Invitational....
February 06, 2009
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 6, 2009) - Less than a week after turning in the NCAAs ninth fastest time in the mile at the Niswonger Invitational, senior transfer Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) impressed the fans on day one of the Virginia Tech Invitational on Friday evening, as the talented runner finished with the eighth fastest time in the 800 meters inside the Rector Field House....
February 04, 2009
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 4, 2009) - After cruising her way to another record time in the mile on Saturday at the 31st Niswonger Invitational, senior transfer Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) was named Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week for the third time this season, announced Wednesday by the league office....
January 31, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2009) - The ETSU track and field team closed out the 31st Niswonger Invitational with a bang on Saturday, as five Buccaneer athletes claimed titles, including senior Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) and junior Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.) setting new school records inside Memorial Center....
January 30, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2009) - Junior Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) gave the Buccaneer faithful a show on Friday afternoon inside Memorial Center, as the dominate thrower set a new ETSU record in the weight throw on day one of the 31st Niswonger Invitational....
January 29, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2009) - The East Tennessee State University track & field team has begun its final preparations for the Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational/KTC High School Indoor Track Classic, that will be held inside Memorial Center this weekend on the David E. Walker Track. This year's meet is the seventh year that the Niswonger Foundation will be sponsoring the event and the 31st meet overall....
January 24, 2009
LYNCHBURG, Va. (Jan. 24, 2009) - Junior Nic Chernikow (Seymour, Tenn.) etched his name into the ETSU record books this weekend, as he set a new school record in the heptathlon at the Liberty Open, located on the Tolsma Indoor Track....
January 21, 2009
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 21 , 2009) - Both Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) and Quentin Greenlee (Morristown, Tenn.) continued to post conference bests this past weekend at Appalachian State and Kentucky, and on Wednesday afternoon the Buccaneer duo were recognized for those accomplishments as they were tabbed Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week....
January 21, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2009) - East Tennessee State University head track and field coach David E. Walker hosted a press conference luncheon this afternoon at the Best Western to discuss the final preparations for the Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational, that will be held in ETSU's Memorial Center January 30th and 31st. This year's meet is the seventh year that the Niswonger Foundation will be sponsoring the event and the 31st annual track and field meet overall....
January 17, 2009
BOONE, N.C. AND LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2009) - It was safe to say the mile run was ETSU's top event on Saturday....
January 14, 2009
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 14, 2009) - After a long break, the ETSU track team had a great showing opening its 2009 season at the Clemson Invitational. Senior Heidi Dahl (Provo, Utah) took the crown as she finished 10 seconds faster than the field of 25 women in the 800-meter run earning her the Atlantic Sun's first Athlete of the Week of 2009....
January 10, 2009
CLEMSON, S.C. (Jan. 10, 2009) - The ETSU track and field team had a successful opening weekend to its 2009 year, as juniors Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) and Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.), along with newcomer Heidi Dahl (Provo, Utah) each won their respective events in the final day of competition at the Clemson Invitational on Saturday. ...
January 09, 2009
CLEMSON, S.C. (Jan. 9, 2009) - The ETSU track and field team enjoyed the first day of competition at the Clemson Invitational, as junior Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.) and freshman Quentin Greenlee (Morristown, Tenn.) each etched their names into the Buccaneer record books at the Clemson Invitational Friday evening....
December 05, 2008
BOONE, N.C. (Dec. 5, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team opened its 2008-09 season in record fashion on Friday afternoon, as junior throwers Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.) and Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) each shattered their own school marks in the weight throw at the Appalachian State Invitational. In total, six Buccaneer athletes won individual titles inside the Holmes Center and Varsity Gym. ...
December 04, 2008
BOONE, N.C. (Dec. 4, 2008) - After months of training and conditioning the ETSU track and field team will make its 2008-09 debut Friday afternoon, when the Buccaneers head over to Boone, N.C. for the Appalachian State Invitational. The meet begins at 11 a.m. and is held inside the Holmes Center and Varsity Gym....
September 24, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2008) - Head ETSU track and field coach David Walker announced the hiring of a new assistant, Eli Sunquist , on Wednesday afternoon. Sunquist will work with all the male and female field athletes, while emphasizing on the vertical and horizontal jumps as well as the multi-event athletes....
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 26, 12:00 p.m. Indiana University 97
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 19, 11:30 a.m. University of North Carolina Wilmington
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 20, 12:00 p.m. Jacksonville State University