2009-10 Men's Track & Field News
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June 26, 2010
DES MOINES, Iowa (June 25, 2010) - Competing in his first-ever USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, freshman Jason Johnson (Springfield, Pa.) posted a personal best performance Friday afternoon at Drake Stadium, located in Des Moines, Iowa....
June 25, 2010
Sprinter Duronal Monal will slide his mother's gold ring on his finger before he steps into the starting blocks today. ...
June 25, 2010
DES MOINES, Iowa (June 24, 2010) - Needing to record a top 16 time in the preliminaries of the 100m, senior Buccaneer sprinter Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) came up one one-hundreth of a second short of qualifying for the semifinals Thursday evening at 2010 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, located at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. ...
June 23, 2010
DES MOINES, Iowa (June 23, 2010) - Senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) and freshman Jason Johnson (Springfield, Pa.) will represent the ETSU Track & Field team at the 2010 USA Outdoor Championships this weekend at Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. ...
May 29, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 29, 2010) - Needing to post a top-12 time in the quarterfinals of the 110m hurdles, junior Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) came up short and saw his season come to an end Saturday evening at the NCAA East Regional, located from the Irwin Belk Track Complex....
May 28, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 28, 2010) - Junior Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) advanced out of the first round of the 110m hurdles, but Buccaneer teammate Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) saw his ETSU track and field career come to an end Friday night at the NCAA East Regional from the Irwin Belk Track in Greensboro, N.C....
May 27, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 27, 2010) - Senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) qualified for the quarterfinals of the 100m after turning in one of the top 24 times Thursday evening in the First Round of the NCAA East Regional from the Irwin Belk Track in Greensboro, N.C....
May 26, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 26, 2010) - Senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) and junior Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) begin their quest for an NCAA Track & Field Championship Thursday evening when the Buccaneer tandem compete in the East Regional, hosted by North Carolina A&T at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. ...
May 15, 2010
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 15, 2010) - Senior Buccaneer sprinter Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) used his emotions as momentum Saturday when the ETSU standout overcame a devastating week to capture the 100m and 200m titles at the 2010 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hodges Stadium, located on the campus of North Florida....
May 14, 2010
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 14, 2010) - A pair of Buccaneer seniors highlighted day one of the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday as Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) won gold in the hammer, while Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) captured the 10000m title from Hodges Stadium, located on North Florida's campus. ...
May 13, 2010
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 13, 2010) - A year ago the Buccaneer men's track and field team made history by capping off the "Trifecta" in the River City. This weekend ETSU hopes to put a stop to Kennesaw State's bid for a Triple Crown and hoist the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track and Field Championship trophy for a second straight season....
May 12, 2010
MACON, Ga. (May 12, 2010) - The Buccaneer men's track and field team made it a clean sweep in the Atlantic Sun weekly honors as seniors Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) and Jordan Briggs (Erwin, Tenn.) were named Athlete of the Week, while freshman long jumper Kelly Monteleone (Verona, Pa.) captured her first career accolade Wednesday afternoon....
May 08, 2010
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 8, 2010) - Senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) made the most of his final meet before competing in next weekend's Atlantic Sun Championship, by capturing titles in both the 100m and 200m Saturday afternoon at the UT Invitational from Tom Black Track in Knoxville....
April 29, 2010
LYNCHBURG, Va. (April 29, 2010) - The ETSU track and field team put together strong showings Thursday night at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier, as a pair of junior Buccaneer athletes in Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) and Ben Ronoh (Sotik, Kenya) led the Blue and Gold at the Matthew-Hopkins Track Complex....
April 24, 2010
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 25, 2010) - Soggy and windy conditions still couldn't slow down the Buccaneer track and field team on Saturday afternoon, as four ETSU athletes captured individual titles at the USC Upstate Invite. ...
April 21, 2010
MACON, Ga. (April 21, 2010) - Last weekend at the Charlotte Invitational, junior thrower Matt Baum (Frederick, Md.) set a new school record in the javelin, while senior sprinter Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) posted a personal best in the 100m, lifting the Buccaneer athletes to a sweep in the Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week awards on Wednesday afternoon. ...
April 17, 2010
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 17, 2010) - Four Buccaneer track and field athletes captured gold Saturday afternoon while competing in the Charlotte Invitational at the Irwin Belk Track & Field Facility....
April 16, 2010
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 16, 2010) - With the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track and Field Championships a month out, the Buccaneers look to make one last push by competing at the Charlotte Invitational on Saturday....
April 15, 2010
MACON, Ga. (April 15, 2010) - Senior Nic Chernikow (Seymour, Tenn.) moved his way to the top of the league standings in the decathlon this past weekend at the 44th annual Sea Relays, and on Thursday afternoon the conference office named him Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week....
April 09, 2010
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 9, 2010) - Junior Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) and senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) highlighted the ETSU track and field team on Friday evening at the 44th annual Sea Relays, located inside LaPorte Stadium....
April 08, 2010
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 8, 2010) - Nic Chernikow (Seymour, Tenn.) entered the final day of the decathlon in tenth, but when it was all said and done, the senior Buccaneer multis athlete made up some ground to finish seventh in the event at the 44th annual Sea Relays inside LaPorte Stadium on Thursday evening....
April 07, 2010
MACON, Ga. (April 7, 2010) - Senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) enjoyed making the trip back to his home state last weekend to compete in the Florida Relays, and after turning in the nation's tenth fastest time in 100m, the Buccaneer sprinter received Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week honors on Wednesday afternoon....
April 03, 2010
LYNCHBURG, Va. (April 3, 2010) - A pair of throwers led the ETSU track and field team on Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Invitational as senior Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) shattered the school record in the hammer and sophomore Cornell Sneed (Miami, Fla.) captured his first-ever collegiate crown by taking home gold in the discus from the Matthes-Hopkins Track Complex. ...
April 02, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. AND LYNCHBURG, Va. (April 2, 2010) - Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) led the charge for the Bucs at the Florida Relays on Friday night, as the senior sprinter won his heat in the 100m and tied for fourth overall with an impressive time of 10.30 inside James G. Presley Stadium....
April 01, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. AND LYNCHBURG, Va. (April 1, 2010) - The ETSU track and field team will split up this weekend as some of the Buccaneer athletes make the trip to the Florida Relays in Gainesville, while the rest of the team travels to Lynchburg, Va. for the Liberty Collegiate Invitational....
March 31, 2010
MACON, Ga. (March 31, 2010) - After setting facility records this past weekend at the Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, N.C., junior track standouts Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) and Jasmine Ingram (Frederick, Md.) were rewarded with Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week honors, announced the league office on Wednesday....
March 28, 2010
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 27, 2010) - A pair of junior Buccaneer sprinters highlighted ETSU on Saturday as Jasmine Ingram (Frederick, Md.) and Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) both set new facility records in their respective events at the Catamount Classic. In total, four ETSU athletes won titles in Cullowhee, N.C. on Saturday....
March 26, 2010
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 26, 2010) - Coming off its outdoor opener last weekend in Myrtle Beach, the ETSU track and field team makes a visit to a former Southern Conference destination when the Bucs compete in the Western Carolina Catamount Classic on Saturday....
March 21, 2010
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 21, 2010) - The ETSU men's and women's track and field team wrapped up its first outdoor meet of the season this weekend, competing in the largest field on the east coast at the 2010 Shamrock Invitational, hosted by Coastal Carolina inside Doug Shaw Stadium....
March 20, 2010
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 19, 2010) - Senior Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) highlighted the ETSU track and field team on day two of the 2010 Coastal Carolina Shamrock Invitational on Friday night at Doug Shaw Stadium....
March 17, 2010
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 17, 2010) - The ETSU track and field team opens up its 2010 outdoor season this weekend when the Buccaneers travel to Myrtle Beach, S.C. to compete in the Coastal Carolina Shamrock Invitational....
March 06, 2010
BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 6, 2010) - Competing against a quality field ETSU junior sprinter Jasmine Ingram (Fredrick, Md.) posted a new school record time of 55.16 in the 400m finals Saturday at the Final Qualifier Relays inside the Rector Field House in Blacksburg, Va....
February 27, 2010
For some athletes, having their parents in the stands watching them compete can lead to extra pressure and thus, less than desired results. In some instances, however, the given athlete can perform to heighten successes. ...
February 27, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2010) - Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) did everything he could to try to lift the ETSU men's track and field team to its fourth Atlantic Sun Indoor Championship; however, when it was all said and done the Buccaneers' lost the conference crown to Kennesaw State by the slimmest of margins....
February 26, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2010) - Led by junior pole vaulter Matt Baum (Middletown, Md.) the ETSU men's track and field team closed out day one action of the 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference Track and Field Championships on a high note Friday, as the Bucs currently sit in first place with 64 team points. Meanwhile, on the women's side, ETSU posted 14 points, 54.5 points off the pace set by league rival Kennesaw State....
February 25, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2010) - For the fifth straight year, the ETSU Buccaneers will host the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Championships, as the two-day meet kicks off this Friday on the David E. Walker Track inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. ...
February 24, 2010
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 24, 2010) - With one last tune-up before the 2010 Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Championships, Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) made the most of the final competition, as the senior sprinter claimed the 55m title at the Mountaineer Open. On Wednesday, the Atlantic Sun Conference tabbed Monal with Athlete of the Week honors after his strong performance in Boone, N.C....
February 19, 2010
BOONE, N.C. (Feb. 18, 2010) - With one final tune-up before the 2010 Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Championships, Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) made the most of the final competition, as the senior sprinter claimed the 55m title on Thursday night at the Mountaineer Open....
February 13, 2010
CLEMSON, S.C. AND FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 13, 2010) - A day after a second-place finish in the 300m, junior Jasmine Ingram (Frederick, Md.) cruised her way to the 400m title on Saturday afternoon at the Tiger Paw Invitational inside the Clemson Indoor Track Complex....
February 12, 2010
CLEMSON, S.C. AND FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 12, 2010) - Junior Jasmine Ingram (Frederick, Md.) led the ETSU track and field team on day one at the Tiger Paw Invitational, as the Frederick, Md. native finished second in the 300m inside the Clemson Indoor Track Complex on Friday evening. However, Buccaneer sprinters Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) and Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) struggled at the prestigious Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark....
February 11, 2010
CLEMSON, S.C. AND FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 11, 2010) - The ETSU track and field teams return to action this weekend as the Buccaneers send athletes to both Clemson, S.C. and Fayetteville, Ark. The majority of the Bucs will compete at Tiger Paw Invitational at Clemson, while junior Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) and senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) will run at the prestigious Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark....
February 05, 2010
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 5, 2010) - Both Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) and Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) were left feeling a little bittersweet after their performances on Friday night at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet inside Rector Field House....
February 04, 2010
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 4, 2010) - A pair of ETSU top sprinters will head up to Blacksburg, Va. this weekend as senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) and junior Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) compete in the Virginia Tech Elite Meet inside the Rector Field House. ...
February 03, 2010
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 3, 2010) - Senior Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) ran his way to the 3000m title at the Liberty Open this past weekend, and on Wednesday afternoon the Buccaneer scholar-athlete received Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week honors. ...
January 30, 2010
LYNCHBURG, Va. (Jan. 30, 2010) - Senior Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) ran his way to the title in the 3000m, and fellow senior Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) captured her second weight throw title this season, as the ETSU track and field team wrapped up competition Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Open inside the Tolsma Track Center....
January 29, 2010
LYNCHBURG, Va. (Jan. 29, 2010) - Junior Ben Ronoh (Sotik, Kenya) and freshman Max Lee (Knoxville, Tenn.) paced the ETSU track and field team on day one of the Liberty Open on Friday evening inside the Tolsma Indoor Track....
January 28, 2010
LYNCHBURG, Va. (Jan. 28, 2010) - Coming off a strong showing at the 32nd annual Niswonger Invitational last weekend, the ETSU track and field team will pack its bags and travel to Lynchburg, Va. to compete in the Liberty Open this Friday and Saturday inside the Tolsma Indoor Track Center....
January 27, 2010
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 27, 2010) - Senior thrower Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) and junior runner Jasmine Ingram (Frederick, Md.) showcased record-breaking performances this past weekend at the 32nd annual Niswonger Invitational, and on Wednesday afternoon the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes were named Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week....
January 23, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2010) - A pair of junior sprinters highlighted the Buccaneers on Saturday, as the second and final day of the 32nd Niswonger Invitational came to close inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....
January 22, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2010) - Senior Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) made the most of her final Niswonger Invitational, as the standout thrower set a new ETSU record in the weight throw on Friday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Overall, the Bucs came away with a strong showing on day one of the meet....
January 21, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2010) - 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, which will be held inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center this weekend on the David E. Walker Track. This year's meet is the eighth year the Niswonger Foundation will be sponsoring the event and 32nd meet overall....
January 16, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2010) - The ETSU track and field team wrapped up the final day of competition at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a handful of strong performances on Saturday afternoon inside the Rector Field House....
January 15, 2010
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Jan. 15, 2010) - Facing strong competition in Blacksburg, senior Jordan Briggs (Erwin, Tenn.) stepped up and came away with a new school record in the pole vault on Friday night at the 2010 Virginia Tech Invitational inside Rector Field House....
January 14, 2010
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Jan. 14, 2010) - Coming off strong performances last weekend at Clemson, the ETSU track and field team looks to build off those efforts when the Buccaneers compete at the Virginia Tech Invitational this weekend inside the Rector Field House. ...
January 14, 2010
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 14, 2010) - The ETSU track and field team came through with strong efforts last weekend at the Clemson Invitational, and on Thursday afternoon the Buccaneers were rewarded in a big way, as the Blue and Gold swept Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week honors....
January 11, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2010) - 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, which will be held inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center on January 22nd and 23rd. This year's meet is the eighth year that the Niswonger Foundation will be sponsoring the event and the 32nd annual track and field meet overall. ...
January 09, 2010
CLEMSON, S.C. (Jan. 9, 2010) - A day after a pair of Buccaneer sprinters took home titles in the 60m hurdles and 60m dash, senior thrower Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) stepped up and brought home gold in the women's weight throw Saturday afternoon on the final day of the Clemson Invitational....
January 08, 2010
CLEMSON, S.C. (Jan. 8, 2010) - Junior Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) and senior Duronal Monal (Belle Glade, Fla.) picked up right where they left off from a month ago in Boone, as both sprinters raced to titles in their respective events at the Clemson Invitational inside the Clemson Indoor Track. ...
January 07, 2010
CLEMSON, S.C. (Jan. 7, 2010) - After having a month off from competition, the ETSU men's and women's track and field team returns to action when the Bucs compete at the 2010 Clemson Invitational this weekend inside the Clemson Indoor Track and Field Complex....
December 09, 2009
MACON, Ga. (Dec. 9, 2009) - Junior sprinters Jasmine Ingram (Frederick, Md.) and Mike James (Palm Bay, Fla.) kicked off the 2009-10 track and field season on a high note Saturday afternoon at the Appalachian State Invitational, and on Wednesday afternoon the league office honored them with Atlantic Sun Athlete of the Week accolades....
December 05, 2009
BOONE, N.C. (Dec. 5, 2009) - Three Buccaneer athletes kicked off the ETSU track and field season on a positive note Saturday evening at the Appalachian Invitational located inside the Holmes Center....
December 04, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2009) - After months of rigorous training and practice, the ETSU men's and women's track and field team is set to hit the road and begin its 2009-10 season, when the Buccaneers compete at the Appalachian Invitational on Saturday afternoon inside the Holmes Center....
November 06, 2009
NEW ORLEANS (Nov. 6, 2009) - The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association will pay tribute to one of the true legends in collegiate cross country by naming its NCAA Division I Men's South Region Cross Country Coach of the Year honors after longtime East Tennessee State head cross country and track & field coach, Dave Walker....
August 06, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2009) - Coming off one of the best ETSU track and field seasons in program history, head coach David E. Walker and his staff announced its recruiting class for the upcoming campaign on Thursday afternoon....
August 05, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 5, 2009) - After becoming the first Lady Buccaneer athlete in nine years to receive All-American honors in track and field, former ETSU standout Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) turned in lifetime bests while making her debut as a professional last month in Europe....
August 05, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 5, 2009) - The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced the women's Division I All-Academic Track and Field teams, and the ETSU Lady Bucs were one of 130 teams recognized for their hard work both on the track and in the classroom....
July 27, 2009
LAS VEGAS (July 27, 2009) - Strength and conditioning coaches, sports scientists and fitness professionals from around the world converged on NSCA's 32nd National Conference in July 2009 to discover cutting edge research and practical applications in strength and conditioning, presented by the industry's most elite and respected experts. One of the many exciting events during the conference took place during the Award Ceremonies where distinctive honors were given to several fitness professionals for outstanding achievement....
July 15, 2009
NEW ORLEANS, La. (July 15, 2009) - Three Lady Buccaneer track and field student-athletes were recognized for their hard work on the track and in the classroom, as Nae-Nae Bailey (Statesville, N.C.), Heidi Dahl (Orem, Utah) and Judy Johnson (Knoxville, Tenn.) were named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I All-Academic Team earlier this week....
July 07, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 7, 2009) - The ETSU women's track and field and basketball teams received stellar news on Tuesday, as they learned Tosha Austin (Chattanooga, Tenn.) has signed her national letter of intent to compete for the Lady Bucs in 2009-10. Austin, who signed her NLI with track and field, will also be a walk-on for head coach Karen Kemp's Lady Buccaneer squad....
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 12 Elon Fall Invitational
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 12 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WSOC ETSU 1 F
Sep 12 George Washington 3
VB ETSU 0 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 12 University of Utah 3
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 13 Elon Fall Invitational
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 13 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WGOLF Mary Fossum Invitational East Lansing, Mich.
Sep 13 7th of 15
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Lipscomb University 3
VB ETSU 3 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Georgia Tech 2
MSOC ETSU 0 F
Sep 13 Kentucky 2
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 14 Elon Fall Invitational
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 14 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WSOC ETSU 4 F 2OT
Sep 14 Howard 3
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 15 First official practice
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 16 Tennessee State 3
MSOC FIU 1 F
Sep 16 ETSU 2
SB Milligan Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 18, 5:00 p.m. ETSU
SB Milligan Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 18, 7:00 p.m. ETSU