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

Posted by Press Release on December 5, 2013 at 3:09 am under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

Nate Thiesfeld Joins HPU Track & Field Staff

Posted by Press Release on August 6, 2013 at 12:15 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…


Elon Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors

Posted by Press Release on July 25, 2013 at 4:47 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

College Track & Field News – Guilford’s David Cason Earns USTFCCCA Academic Honor

Posted by Press Release on July 24, 2013 at 5:06 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

Jackie Joyner-Kersee To Appear USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championship Opening Ceremonies

Posted by Press Release on July 19, 2013 at 7:04 am under Amateur | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…


2013 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships Coming to Greensboro

Posted by Press Release on July 18, 2013 at 7:06 am under Amateur | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

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

Posted by Press Release on July 14, 2013 at 6:16 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

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

Posted by Press Release on July 11, 2013 at 4:58 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

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

Posted by Press Release on June 21, 2013 at 5:51 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

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

Posted by Press Release on June 20, 2013 at 10:17 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

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

Posted by Press Release on June 14, 2013 at 12:26 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…


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

Posted by Press Release on June 7, 2013 at 10:38 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

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

Posted by Press Release on June 6, 2013 at 3:32 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

HPU’s Peachee Qualifies for NCAA Final in Steeplechase

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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 …Read the Rest…

College Track & Field News – Guilford’s Cason Earns Academic All-District Honor

Posted by Press Release on May 31, 2013 at 2:59 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

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

Posted by Press Release on May 26, 2013 at 12:30 am under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

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

Posted by Press Release on May 25, 2013 at 9:57 am under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…


Elon’s McCaslin Caps Off Terrific Rookie Campaign at NCAA Preliminary Track & Field Meet

Posted by Press Release on May 24, 2013 at 11:23 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 …Read the Rest…

NCHSAA State 4-A Track And Field Championships – Story

Posted by Press Release on May 18, 2013 at 6:38 pm under High School | 2 Comments to Read

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 …Read the Rest…

NCHSAA State 4-A Track And Field Championship: Results

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NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION STATE 4-A TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS North Carolina A&T State University Saturday’s Results Girls 100 Meter Dash Preliminaries 1, Dawson, Jasmine, West Johnsto, 11.82Q, w:0.3. 2, Lea, Tyra, Wakefield, 11.96Q, w:0.3. 3, Patillo, Tiana, Wakefield, 12.06Q, w:0.3. 4, Murphy, Sydnei, Apex, 12.08Q, w:0.3. 5, Brooks, Shakinah, Southeast Ra, 12.08q, …Read the Rest…