SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 25, 2018) -- Another new record, another award. The Southern Conference today named ETSU’s Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) as its Men’s Field Athlete of the Week for April 25. It’s the second weekly honor for Johnson in this outdoor season and his fourth of the calendar year. He was outdoor AOTW for March 28, and earned the award on consecutive weeks (January 31 and February 6) during the indoor campaign.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (April 21, 2018) -- ETSU’s small squad continued to turn in big results in the second and final day of the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va. The Bucs are competing in only seven events on the weekend, a far cry from 35 in last weekend’s Catamount Classic. But ETSU got a pair of personal best performances Friday, and the pattern of success continued Saturday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (April 20, 2018) – ETSU appeared in only two events on Friday’s first day of the Virginia Challenge, but got two personal records and national-caliber times at Lannigan Field in Charlottesville, Va. Simeon Roberts (Greeneville, Tenn.) was 4th among collegiate athletes in the mens 3000 meter steeplechase, in the process setting a new PR and the 18th-best time in the nation this season. Noah Charles (Johnson City, Tenn.) likewise set a new career best while finishing 10th.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2018) -- With their only home meet of the outdoor season coming up, and last weekend’s busy Catamount Classic behind them, ETSU’s track and field teams face a lighter schedule at the Virginia Challenge this Friday and Saturday. The Bucs are entered in just seven events in the two-day meet in Charlottesville, Va. That’s in contrast to the 35 events ETSU entered in Cullowhee.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 14, 2018) Six victories and a raft of top ten results were the high points for ETSU on Saturday in the second and final day of the Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, N.C. The meet was held on the same track where the Southern Conference Championships will be staged in May.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 13, 2018) -- Four podium finishes, with one from a freshman, were the highlights for ETSU on the first day of the Catamount Classic, Friday in Cullowhee, N.C. Karon Delince (Phenix, Ala.), in his first collegiate outdoor meet, came within less than an inch of winning the long jump. Alyssa Whipkey (Pennsville, N.J.) was another close runner-up, in the women’s javelin. Her throw was only 19 inches off the lead. Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) was the top collegiate finisher in the men’s javelin, and runner-up in the hammer throw.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2018) -- Now that the weather matches the calendar, the ETSU track and field teams start the finishing kick of their regular-season schedule on Friday and Saturday at the Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, N.C. Forecasts call for high temperatures in the low- to mid-70s, with sunny skies on Friday and a chance of rain on Saturday. It’ll be a welcome change from the rain and cooler temperatures the Bucs have worked through this spring.
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND, Australia (April 12, 2018) -- Katrina Seymour made quite an impact during her time with ETSU’s women’s track and field team. The native of New Providence, Bahamas concluded her Buccaneer career as a 1st Team All-American in the 400 meter hurdles after finishing 8th at last year’s NCAA National Championships. Earlier in 2017, Seymour set the ETSU and Bahamian national record in the 400mH. Seymour’s time with ETSU ended last year. But she’s still setting records.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 11, 2018) -- A win is a win, and it means another win for ETSU’s Alyssa Whipkey (Pennsville, N.J.). Whipkey was the clear winner in the women’s javelin in last Friday’s VertKlasse Meeting in High Point, N.C. Today, the Southern Conference named the ETSU junior as its women’s Field Athlete of the Week for April 11.