2012-13 Women's Track & Field News
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July 25, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (July 25, 2013) – A host of ETSU track & field student-athletes garnered All-Academic individual honors while the women’s track & field team took home an All-Academic team honor, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Wednesday.
June 13, 2013
NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 13, 2013) – Six ETSU track & field student-athletes were named Outdoor All-Americans, as announced by the United States Track and Field Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
June 08, 2013
EUGENE, Ore. (June 8, 2013) – ETSU senior Jason Johnson (Philadelphia, Pa.) tallied a 19th-place mark of 15.44 meters in the men’s triple jump on Saturday afternoon on the Buccaneers’ final day at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
June 07, 2013
EUGENE, Ore. (June 6, 2013) – ETSU junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) registered a mark of 7.79 meters to advance to the finals, but a pair of fouls and a regression in his last jump positioned him ninth overall in the men's long jump on Thursday at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
June 05, 2013
EUGENE, Ore. (June 5, 2013) – The ETSU women’s 4x100 meter relay team notched a sixth-place finish in their heat and an 18th-place overall standing with a time of 45.06 in semifinal action at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
June 04, 2013
EUGENE, Ore. (June 5, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will be represented by six student-athletes in multiple quests for national titles at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship, June 5-8, at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
May 31, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 31, 2013) - Amidst their preparations for the NCAA Championship, June 5-8 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., the six advancing members of the ETSU men's and women's track & field teams took a minute on Friday to reflect on the season and provide an outlook for the upcoming competitions.
May 25, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 25, 2013) – Five additional ETSU track & field student-athletes advanced to the NCAA Championship on Saturday at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries to move the total to six Buccaneers who will be vying for national championships in two weeks.
May 24, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 24, 2013) – Sophomore Dede Edgecombe (Spartanburg, S.C.) placed 35th overall in the women’s 100m hurdles on Friday at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries at Irwin Belk Track inside of Aggie Stadium on the North Carolina A&T State University campus.
May 23, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 23, 2013) – Junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) achieved his personal best on the biggest stage of his career with a second-place leap of 7.79m in the men’s long jump at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries on Thursday at Irwin Belk Track inside of Aggie Stadium on the North Carolina A&T State University campus.
May 22, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 23, 2013) - Eleven members of the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will travel to Greensboro to compete in the NCAA East Regional Preliminaries, May 23-25, at Irwin Belk Track inside of Aggie Stadium on the North Carolina A&T State University campus.
May 20, 2013
MACON, Ga. (May 20, 2013) – A pair of ETSU track & field student-athletes captured Atlantic Sun Conference academic honors, including Track & Field Student Athlete of the Year for sophomore Adam Chase (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Academic All-Conference Team accolades for junior Lexie Burley (Johnson City, Tenn.), the league office announced Monday afternoon.
May 11, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 11, 2013) – After two days of competition, the ETSU men’s track & field team was unable to pull ahead of leader Kennesaw State, while the women’s squad recovered to finish third overall on the final day of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships inside Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.
May 10, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 10, 2013) - The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams had a presence on the podium and qualified for multiple event finals on day one of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships inside Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.
May 09, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 9, 2013) – Championship season is upon us once again as the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams are set to compete in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships May 10-11 inside Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.
May 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. (May 1, 2013) – Sophomore Katerina Vodova (Humpolec, Czech Republic) and junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) were named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s and Men’s Field Athletes of the Week, while sophomore Karissa Bertling (New Port Richey, Fla.) was named the A-Sun Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.
April 27, 2013
RADFORD, Va. (April 27, 2013) – After sweeping the podium in each of the men’s and women’s long jump on Friday, the ETSU track & field teams switched gears and parlayed the success to the track on Saturday, highlighted by taking the top-three spots in both the men’s and women’s 100m dash, as well as in the women’s 200m dash, on an overall strong final day at the Highlander Invitational.
April 26, 2013
RADFORD, Va. (April 26, 2013) – With an early sweep of the top three spots in each of the men’s and women’s long jump, including stadium records in the event from both Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) and Katerina Vodova (Humpolec, Czech Republic), the ETSU track & field teams turned a strong start into a solid overall showing on day one at the Highlander Invitational.
April 25, 2013
RADFORD, Va. (April 26, 2013) – As the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams continue to prepare for the Atlantic Sun Championships, they will travel to Radford, Va. this weekend to compete in the Highlander Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Patrick D. Cupp Memorial Stadium on the Radford University campus.
April 19, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 19, 2013) – Battling tough weather conditions, the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams proved to be up to the challenge with a solid overall showing on Friday at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational at Cardinal Park on the University of Louisville campus.
April 18, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 19, 2013) – As the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams inch closer to the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships in a few weeks, they will continue their preparation this weekend with a trip to Louisville, Ky. to compete in the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational on Friday at Cardinal Park on the University of Louisville campus.
April 13, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 13, 2013) – After a strong start on Friday, the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams continued the momentum into the final day of competition with four first-place finishes on Saturday at the Sea Ray Relays at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.
April 12, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 12, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams seem to have benefited from a week off from competition last week as they registered a solid start to the Sea Ray Relays on Friday at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.
April 11, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 11, 2013) – After a week off last week, the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will get back into the swing of things as they begin the stretch run of the outdoor season this weekend at the Sea Ray Relays at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.
March 30, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 30, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams wrapped things up at the Raleigh Relays on Saturday, highlighted by various personal bests and a record-breaking performance on day two at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility on the North Carolina State University campus.
March 29, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 29, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams kicked off competition at the Raleigh Relays on Friday, featuring outdoor and collegiate-bests from a pair of student-athletes on day one at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility on the North Carolina State University campus.
March 28, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 29, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will continue the outdoor season on Friday when they travel to Raleigh, N.C. to compete in the Raleigh Relays at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility located on the North Carolina State University campus March 29-30.
March 27, 2013
MACON, Ga. (March 27, 2013) – Sophomore Nicole Alexander (Rock Hill, S.C.) of the ETSU women’s track & field team was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.
March 23, 2013
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 23, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams wrapped up competition on Saturday at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, complete with a third-place finish for the women and a fifth-place finish for the men on the final day of competition at the Western Carolina Catamount Athletic Complex.
March 22, 2013
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 22, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams continued the outdoor season on Friday at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, highlighted by a strong performance on the women’s side on day one at the Western Carolina Catamount Athletic Complex.
March 21, 2013
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 22, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will carry on the outdoor season when they travel to Cullowhee, N.C. to participate in the Beynon Sports Surface Catamount Classic at Western Carolina University on March 22-23.
March 16, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 16, 2013) – National and school records fell as ETSU medaled in 14 events on the final day of the Charlotte 49er Classic on Saturday at the Irwin Belk Track and Field Center.
March 15, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 15, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams kicked off the 2013 outdoor season at the Charlotte 49er Classic on Friday, led by the strong performances of Ifrish Alberg (Paramaribo, Suriname) in the 100m dash and Demetria Edgecombe (Spartanburg, S.C.) in the 100m hurdles.
March 13, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 13, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will kickoff the outdoor season when they travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take part in the 2013 Charlotte 49er Classic at the Irwin Belk Track & Field Center March 14-16.
March 05, 2013
MACON, Ga. (March 5, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its men’s and women’s indoor track & field academic all-conference honorees Tuesday as four ETSU student-athletes made the lists.
March 02, 2013
BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 2, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field teams put a wrap on another indoor season Saturday afternoon at the VT Final Qualifier inside Tech’s Rector Field House.
March 01, 2013
BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 1, 2013) – Eleven members of the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will compete at the VT Final Qualifier on Saturday and get one last shot at qualifying for the NCAA Indoor Championships.
February 25, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Feb. 25-Mar. 3.
February 23, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field teams had some record-breaking performances on day two of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships, breaking four meet records as both the men and women finished in second place.
February 22, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams crowned three individual champions on opening day of the 2013 A-Sun Indoor Championships.
February 21, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams host the 2013 Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships Saturday and Sunday inside the MSHA Athletics Center.
February 11, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2013) – Find out what's happening in ETSU Athletics for the week of Feb. 11-17.
February 09, 2013
CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 9, 2013) – On the final day of the Tiger Paw Invitational, it was the ETSU track & field women who took a pair of top finishes with junior Chelsea Clark (Fairmont, W. Va.) setting a personal best and winning the mile run, while sophomore Karissa Bertling (New Port Richey, Fla.) took gold in the 200m dash.
February 08, 2013
CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 8, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams kicked off the Tiger Paw Invitational on Friday, led by the performances of senior newcomer Courtney Kinlaw (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) in the 60m dash and long jump.
February 07, 2013
CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Track & field stop in Clemson this weekend, looking to make final preparations for the conference championships.
February 04, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Feb. 4-10.
February 02, 2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 2, 2013) – Junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) secured his second high jump victory of the season and women’s distance runner Chelsea Clark (Fairmont, W.V.) took silver in the 3000m.
February 01, 2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2013) – Junior Lexie Burley (Johnson City, Tenn.) marked 12.09m in the women’s triple jump on Friday at the JDL Fast Track, capturing her first gold of the season to highlight the ETSU track & field performances on opening day of the Hilton Garden Invitational.
January 31, 2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 31, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams return to action this weekend, as they head for the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C., for the Hilton Garden Invitational.
January 28, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3
January 23, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (Jan. 23, 2013) – For the first time since the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has kept regional rankings, the ETSU women’s track & field team has appeared in the weekly poll at No. 15 in the South Region.
January 23, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2013) – Below are a list of athletic events taking place for the week of Jan. 22-27.
January 19, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2013) – ETSU’s men’s and women’s track and field teams closed the door on the 35th annual Niswonger Invitational as junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) and sophomore Filip Jalovy earned wins.
January 18, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2013) – The 35th annual Niswonger Invitational/KTA High School Invitational began Friday morning, highlighted by a triple jump win from Kelly Monteleone (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and an 800m win by Filip Jalovy (Modrice, Czech Republic).
January 17, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2013) – Due to severe winter weather moving through the Johnson City area Thursday evening and into the early-morning hours on Friday, the Niswonger Invitational will begin at 11 a.m.
January 16, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in Johnson City this weekend, hosting the 35th annual Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational.
January 16, 2013
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 16, 2013) – A pair of ETSU distance runners took home the Atlantic Sun Men’s and Women’s Track Athlete of the Week honors, as sophomore Filip Jalovy (Modrice Czech Republic) and junior Chelsea Clark (Fairmont, W.V.) were named the weekly award winners by the league office on Wednesday.
January 14, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2013) – Below are a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Jan. 14-20.
January 11, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 11, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams put the finishing touches on their first meet since returning from the winter break, stringing together personal bests and multiple top performances at UAB’s Blazer Invite from the Birmingham CrossPlex.
January 10, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 10, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams begin their full indoor schedule on Friday, traveling to the Birmingham CrossPlex for the Blazer Invite hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
January 07, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2013) – Find out all the information on the events taking place this week in ETSU athletics.
December 05, 2012
MACON, Ga. (Dec. 5, 2012) – Setting a personal best in her first collegiate meet this past weekend, ETSU women’s track & field freshman Kristin Chapman (Jacksboro, Tenn.) was named Atlantic Sun Field Athlete of the Week, the league office announced on Wednesday.
December 03, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2012) – Below is a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Dec. 3-9.
December 01, 2012
CLEMSON, S.C. (Dec. 1, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams strung together multiple top performances in their first meet of the indoor season.
November 30, 2012
CLEMSON, S.C. (Nov. 30, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field teams take to their first meet of the 2012-13 indoor season on Saturday, as they head to Clemson for the Orange and Purple Winter Classic at the Clemson Indoor Track & Field Complex.
November 26, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2012) – Below is a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2.
October 03, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2012) – BucWild wants to remind ETSU students about one of its newest advantages to becoming a member and showing Buccaneer pride by allowing all students the opportunity to win free Mellow Mushroom pizza for a year and the chance to win an Apple IPad2.
September 13, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2012) – Director of ETSU Track & Field/Cross Country George Watts announced the hiring of two assistant coaches on Thursday, as David “DJ” Johnston and Daniel Goetz have joined the Buccaneer program.
August 09, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday the hiring of George Watts as the Director of ETSU Track & Field/Cross Country.
August 01, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will be holding a celebration dinner for legendary Buccaneer cross country/track and field head coach Dave Walker on Friday, Aug. 10 inside the Millennium Centre.
July 31, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (July 31, 2012) – The ETSU women’s track and field team earned academic distinction from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), being named a 2011-12 Division I All-Academic Track and Field Team.
July 27, 2012
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (July 27, 2012) – The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame proudly announced their Class of 2012 on Friday, with former ETSU standout Mark Finucane elected as one of four inductees.
July 19, 2012
MACON, Ga. (July 19, 2012) – With the start of the 2012-13 athletic season right around the corner, the Atlantic Sun Conference is having a challenge to see which school has the top mascot.
MTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 11 Results
WTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 11 Results
MTEN Kennesaw State 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 7
WTEN Kennesaw State 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 6
BB University of North Florida 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 6
WTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 12 Results
MTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 12 Results
MTEN Mercer 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 7
SB North Florida 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 1
WTEN Mercer 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 6
BB University of North Florida 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 8
SB North Florida 5
Apr 12 ETSU 6
SB North Florida 4
Apr 13 ETSU 2
BB University of North Florida 4 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 13 ETSU 10
WGOLF Atlantic Sun Conference Championships Jekyll Island, Ga.
Apr 14 1st of 10
SB Furman 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 16 ETSU 3
SB Furman 0
Apr 16 ETSU 5