2007-08 Men's Track & Field News
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June 03, 2008
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. ...
May 31, 2008
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....
May 30, 2008
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....
May 29, 2008
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....
May 17, 2008
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....
May 16, 2008
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....
May 15, 2008
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....
May 10, 2008
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....
May 01, 2008
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....
April 19, 2008
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....
April 13, 2008
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. ...
April 12, 2008
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....
April 11, 2008
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....
April 05, 2008
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....
April 04, 2008
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....
March 27, 2008
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....
March 21, 2008
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....
March 08, 2008
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....
March 01, 2008
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....
February 29, 2008
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....
February 28, 2008
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....
February 27, 2008
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. ...
February 23, 2008
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. ...
February 22, 2008
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....
February 20, 2008
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....
February 16, 2008
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....
February 15, 2008
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. ...
February 13, 2008
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. ...
February 08, 2008
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....
February 06, 2008
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....
February 02, 2008
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....
February 01, 2008
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....
January 19, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (January 19, 2008) - The ETSU track and field team wrapped up the 2008 Niswonger Invitational with several strong performances on Saturday....
January 18, 2008
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. ...
January 17, 2008
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....
January 12, 2008
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....
January 11, 2008
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....
January 09, 2008
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....
December 01, 2007
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....
November 30, 2007
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....
MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 20, 12:00 p.m. Jacksonville State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College