Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Knox caps off stellar career by receiving All-Mideast Region honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 3, 2008) - Red-shirt senior Jenny Knox (Connelly Springs, N.C.) enjoyed an outstanding outdoor track and field career for the ETSU Buccaneers and on Tuesday afternoon the North Carolina native capped off a stellar season by receiving All-Mideast Region accolades, which was announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Knox improves on time, but now awaits hearing for at-large bid to Nationals

FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (May 31, 2008) - Red-shirt senior Jenny Knox (Connelly Springs, N.C.) may not have been one of the top five runners to finish in the 100-meter dash finals Saturday evening from the 2008 Mideast Regional; however, she kept the door open for a possible at-large bid to next month's NCAA Championships by improving on her time from the John McDonnell Field located on the University of Arkansas' campus....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Knox advances into 100m final; ETSU's 4x100 relay team falls short at Mideast Regional

FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (May 30, 2008) - A year ago Jenny Knox (Connelly Springs, N.C.) felt like a small fish in a big pond at the Mideast Regional; however, the red-shirt senior used the extra season of experience to her advantage and cruised her way into tomorrow's final of the 100m dash on Friday at the 2008 Regional, hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU track and field gears up for Mideast Regional

FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (May 29, 2008) - With a bid to next month's NCAA Track and Field Nationals on the line, a handful of ETSU athletes will look to showcase their strongest performances of the season this Friday when they compete in the 2008 Mideast Regional, hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Knox's extra chance pays huge dividends at A-Sun Championships

CLEMSON, S.C. (May 17, 2008) - After being forced to sit out the 2004 outdoor campaign with an injury, Jenny Knox (Connelly Springs, N.C.) was given an extra chance to compete for the ETSU track and field team this season and she took full advantage of the effort by turning in a final memorable run in 2008....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Rotich, Blackburn highlight ETSU track and field on day one of A-Sun Championships

CLEMSON, S.C. (May 16, 2008) - A pair of sophomore ETSU track and field athletes highlighted day one of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Conference Championships Friday evening from Clemson's Rock Norman Track and Field Complex, hosted by USC Upstate. Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) and Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) each won gold in their respective events....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU track and field gears up for Atlantic Sun Championships

CLEMSON, S.C. (May 15, 2008) - For the first time in the 13-year history of the event, the state of South Carolina serves as the host for the Atlantic Sun Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship, held at Clemson's Rock Norman Track and Field Complex. Hosted by USC Upstate, the two-day Championship begins on Friday....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU women's 4x100-meter relay team sets regional qualifying mark and new school record at Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (May 10, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team made its final tune up before competing in next weekend's Atlantic Sun Championships Saturday afternoon as they made the trip to South Carolina for the Clemson Orange and Purple Classic from the Rock Norman Track and Field Complex....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Blackburn, Knox set school records at Liberty Twilight Invitational; Rotich wins 5000m

LYNCHBURG, Va. (May 1, 2008) - It was a record breaking night for the ETSU women's track and field team Thursday as sophomore Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) and red-shirt senior Jenny Knox (Connelly Springs, N.C.) were busy rewriting ETSU history books at the Liberty Twilight Invitational on the Matthes-Hopkins Track....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Johnson continues to shine for ETSU track and field at Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 19, 2008) - A week after guiding the ETSU women's 4x100-meter relay team to a gold-medal finish at Furman, junior Judy Johnson (Knoxville, Tenn.) continued to make noise on the track Saturday afternoon as she won the 200-meter dash at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational from Cardinal Park Stadium....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Blackburn shatters school record in the hammer, Bucs win nine titles at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 12, 2008) - Sophomore Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) and the ETSU track and field team enjoyed a spectacular day at the 10th annual Furman Blue Shoes Invitational on Saturday at the Irwin Belk Complex. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Cloyd wraps up successful weekend at Sea Relays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. AND GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 12, 2008) - Junior Josh Cloyd (Telford, Tenn.) enjoyed a solid Saturday afternoon at the Sea Relays on the Tom Black Track inside LaPorte Stadium....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Cloyd, Ingram highlights Bucs at rain-shortened Sea Relays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 11, 2008) - Junior Josh Cloyd (Telford, Tenn.) and freshman Jasmine Ingram (Frederick, Md.) showcased their talents at the Sea Relays inside LaPorte Stadium on the Tom Black Track Friday evening. Unfortunately, heavy winds and rain moved into the area and washed out the remainder of the events on the first day....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Men's 4x100-meter relay and Women's 1600 sprint medley run solid at Florida Relays

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (April 5, 2008) - The ETSU men's and women's relay teams performed very well against some tough competition Saturday afternoon at the Florida Relays, but the majority of the final day was washed out as afternoon storms cancelled the remainder of events....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Track and Field wraps up day one at Florida Relays

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (April 4, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team faced some of the best competitors in the nation as the Buccaneer athletes wrapped up their first day of action at the prestigious and 64th annual Florida Relays from Gainesville on Friday....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Rotich, Baum win titles at Milligan Relays

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2008) - Sophomore Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) and freshman Matt Baum (Middletown, Md.) highlighted the Buccaneer men's track and field team Thursday afternoon at the Milligan Relays. Rotich won the 1,500m title and Baum claimed his first-ever collegiate crown in the pole vault from the Liberty Bell Track....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Chernikow opens outdoor season with 5th-place finish at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Mar. 21, 2008) - Sophomore Nic Chernikow (Seymour, Tenn.) was the lone Buccaneer track and field athlete to open up the 2008 outdoor season this weekend as he competed in the decathlon at the Charlotte 49er Classic from the Irwin Belk Track....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Blackburn smashes school record at Virginia Tech Last Chance

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Mar. 8, 2008) - Sophomore thrower Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) entered Saturday's Virginia Tech Last Chance meet as the owner of ETSU's weight throw record; however, after the meet she posted a new mark with a smashing toss inside the Rector Field House....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Men's Track and Field finishes second, women fifth at A-Sun Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 1, 2008) - The ETSU men's track and field team could not make it a three-peat at the indoor conference championships as Kennesaw State edged out the Buccaneers by 16 points to claim the crown on Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center. On the women's side, the Lady Bucs turned in solid efforts today and finished fifth overall....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Men's track and field in title hunt after day one of A-Sun Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 29, 2008) - With day one of the Atlantic Sun indoor track and field championships in the books, the ETSU men's team find themselves in a fight for its third consecutive conference crown following Friday's competition inside Memorial Center....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU track and field prepares for Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2008) - The ETSU track and field program has begun its final preparations for this weekend's 2008 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....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Johnson named A-Sun AOTW after setting new school mark in the 200

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 27, 2008) - Junior sprinter Judy Johnson (Knoxville) prepped for her first-ever Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Championship meet by setting a school record in the 200-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Challenge. On Wednesday, the conference office announced that she had won her first female Athlete of the Week award, the final award of the season. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Buccaneer freshmen highlight final day at Virginia Tech Challenge

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 23, 2008) - A pair of Buccaneer freshmen athletes posted stellar performances in their respective events Saturday from the Virginia Tech Challenge inside Rector Field House. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU track and field wraps up day one at Virginia Tech Challenge

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 22, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team is making one final tune-up before next weekend's conference championships as a small contingent of Buccaneer athletes concluded day one of the Virginia Tech Challenge Friday evening inside the Rector Field House....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Two first-place finishes at Clemson propels Rotich to A-Sun AOTW honors

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 20, 2008) - In his final tune-up before the Atlantic Sun Conference's Indoor Track and Field Championship on his home turf, ETSU's Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) turned in a spectacular warm-up act, winning the 3,000m and the 5,000m races at the Clemson Invitational over the weekend. For his efforts, Rotich earned his first Indoor Athlete of the Week award, the conference announced on Wednesday. He won three such awards during the 2007 cross country campaign....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Burton performs solid at Tyson Invitational; two Buccaneer athletes win gold at Clemson

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. and CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2008) - Sophomore Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.) went head-to-head with some of the best throwers in the country at the Tyson Invitational and walked away with a top-16 performance in the weight throw Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, Kenneth Rotich (Nairobi, Kenya) and Judy Johnson (Knoxville) were busy winning gold in their respective events at the Tiger Invitational in Clemson....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Rotich wins 5,000 meters at Tiger Invitational; Bucs also compete at Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. AND CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 15, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team split up this weekend sending most of its members to the Clemson Tiger Invitational; however, three Buccaneer athletes made the trip to Arkansas in order to test their strength against some of the strongest competitors at the Tyson Invitational. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Blackburn tabbed A-Sun Athlete of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 13, 2008) - For the second straight weekend, ETSU's Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) established a personal best in the shot put. At the Appalachian Limited, her throw of 42-01.50 (12.84m) topped her throw of, 40-11.75 (12.49m), which was set at the Carolina Classic. Her effort in the shot put combined with her top-three finish in the weight throw earned the sophomore her first Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced on Wednesday. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Track and Field concludes competition at Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. (Feb. 8, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team made the short one-day trip over to Boone, and competed in the ASU Limited Open Friday afternoon inside the George Holmes Convocation Center....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Burton's solid performances land him A-Sun AOTW honors

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 6, 2008) - For the third time in his first two seasons at ETSU, Jarrod Burton (Bastian, Va.) earned the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week award, the conference office announced on Wednesday. At the Texas Roadhouse Carolina Classic, Burton defeated all the collegiate competitors in the weight throw in finishing second overall in the event. In the shot put, he placed seventh, fifth among college student athletes....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Blackburn wins shot put title; Bucs wrap up final day at Carolina Classic

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Feb. 2, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team wrapped up competition at the 2008 Texas Roadhouse Carolina Classic, and sophomore hurler Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) enjoyed the spotlight for the Buccaneers as she won gold in the shot put inside the Eddie Smith Field House on Saturday....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU throwers highlight day one at Carolina Invitational

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team concluded its first day of the 2008 Texas Roadhouse Carolina Classic Friday evening on the Dick Taylor Track inside the Eddie Smith Field House....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs wrap up competition at 2008 Niswonger Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (January 19, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team wrapped up the 2008 Niswonger Invitational with several strong performances on Saturday....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Day one of Niswonger in the books; Blackburn breaks her own school record in the weight

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2008) - The first day of the 30th annual Niswonger Invitational is in the books and the East Tennessee State track and field team displayed some major highlights on Friday inside Memorial Center on the David E. Walker Track. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

30th annual Niswonger Invitational set to take place this weekend inside Memorial Center

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2008) - 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 sixth year that the Niswonger Foundation will be sponsoring the event and the 30th meet overall....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field wraps up weekend at Virginia Tech Invitational

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Jan. 12, 2008) - The ETSU men's and women's track and field team concluded competition at the Virginia Tech Invitational Saturday afternoon from Rector Field House in Blacksburg....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Track and Field concludes day one at Virginia Tech Invitational

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Jan. 11, 2008) - Competing in its first meet of the '08 part of the season, the ETSU men's and women's track and field team concluded day one at the Virginia Tech Invitational Friday evening from the Rector Field House in Blacksburg, Va....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Track and Field holds press conference for 30th annual Niswonger Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 9, 2008) - 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 18th and 19th. This year's meet is the sixth year that the Niswonger Foundation will be sponsoring the event and the 30th annual track and field meet overall....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Blackburn sets school record at Appalachian State Invitational

BOONE, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2007) - Sophomore hurler Zachlynn Blackburn (Tazewell, Va.) opened the 2007-08 indoor track and field season in record setting fashion, as she blasted a new school record in the weight throw at the Appalachian State Invitational Saturday inside the Holmes Convocation Center. As a whole, the East Tennessee State track and field team kicked off the campaign on a high note, with four Buccaneer athletes bagging gold medals at the meet....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Track and Field set to open season Saturday

BOONE, N.C. (Nov. 30, 2007) - Coming off a remarkable 2006-07 season, the East Tennessee State track and field team is looking to carry over the success into its new season, as they gear up for the start of the indoor campaign by competing in Saturday's Appalachian State Invitational from the Holmes Convocation Center....