2013-14 Men's Track & Field News
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July 25, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 25, 2014) – Senior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) as well as both the men’s and women’s track & field teams earned All-Academic honors, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced this week.
June 26, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas (June 26, 2014) – Junior track & field/cross country student-athlete Adam Chase (Kingsport, Tenn.) added yet another academic award to his resume as he was named Second Team Capital One Academic All-America® on Thursday, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
June 12, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. (June 12, 2014)Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) recorded a 12th-place mark of 7.35 meters in the men’s long jump at the NCAA Championships.This placement allowed him to earn Second-Team All-America honors by the USTFCCCA for the second-consecutive season.
June 11, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. (June 11, 2014) – Senior field athlete Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) will compete Thursday in the men’s long jump at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. Competition in the event will begin at 7:30 p.m. EST.
May 30, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 30, 2014) – ETSU junior sprinter Dede Edgecombe (Spartanburg, S.C.) placed 32nd overall in the women’s 100 meter hurdles with a time of 13.70 on Friday at the NCAA Division I East Region Preliminaries at Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.
May 29, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 29, 2014) - Senior jumper Tyler Stepp had a standout performance in the men’s long jump with a leap of 7.54 meters to qualify for the NCAA Championships, while freshman sprinter Mike Williams placed 31st overall in the men’s 400 meter hurdles with a time of 52.42.
May 28, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 28, 2014) – Four qualifying members of the ETSU track & field program will compete over three days at the NCAA Division I East Region Preliminaries at Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.
May 28, 2014
MACON, Ga. (May 28, 2014) – Junior distance runner Adam Chase was named Atlantic Sun Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year, while Anders Ludvigsen, Lexie Burley and Verena Tobis were selected to the Academic All-Conference Team.
May 23, 2014
MACON, Ga. (May 23, 2014) – ETSU field athlete Katerina Vodova (Humpolec, Czech Republic) has been selected as the Atlantic Sun Most Outstanding Women’s Field Athlete by the league’s coaches, the A-Sun office announced Friday.
May 17, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 17, 2014) – The ETSU men posted a second-place score of 178.5, while the women recorded 136 points for a third-place finish at the 2014 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.
May 16, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 16, 2014) – Wins in their respective events by a trio of ETSU student-athletes, as well as the men sweeping the podium in the 3000 meter steeplechase, capped an impressive day one on Friday at the 2014 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
May 15, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 15, 2014) – After a week off from competition last week, the ETSU track & field program will compete in the 2014 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Friday – Saturday, at Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.
May 03, 2014
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 3, 2014) – In its final meet before the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships in two weeks, the ETSU track & field program turned in solid performances -- including event wins by a trio of student-athletes as well as multiple collegiate highs and school records -- on Saturday at the Tennessee Challenge.
May 02, 2014
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 2, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program will wrap up the regular season on Saturday with its second visit to the University of Tennessee in less than a month to compete in the Tennessee Challenge at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium.
April 26, 2014
RADFORD, Va. (April 26, 2014) - The ETSU track & field program built on some of the successes experienced Friday in rain-shortened action with a very productive Saturday to close out a solid stay at the Highlander Invitational inside Cupp Stadium on the Radford University campus.
April 25, 2014
RADFORD, Va. (April 25, 2014) – Battling the elements, the ETSU track & field program was able to find some successes in field events on a rain-shortened Friday at the Highlander Invitational inside Cupp Stadium on the Radford University campus.
April 24, 2014
RADFORD, Va. (April 24, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program will close out an event-filled month of April with a trip to Radford University to compete in the Highlander Invitational, Friday – Saturday, at Cupp Stadium.
April 23, 2014
MACON, Ga. (April 23, 2014) – Freshman Brett Squibbs (Rock Hill, S.C.) earned the Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week award after his record-breaking performance in the pole vault at the War Eagle Invitational on Saturday, April 19, in Auburn, Ala., the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.
April 19, 2014
AUBURN, Ala. (April 19, 2014) – Vaulters Ashley Kessler (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Brett Squibbs (Rock Hill, S.C.) both performed in record-breaking fashion on Saturday in an overall strong showing by the ETSU track & field program at the War Eagle Invitational at Hutsell-Rosen Track.
April 18, 2014
AUBURN, Ala. (April 18, 2014) – Competition on Friday at the 2014 War Eagle Invitational at Auburn University and Hutsell-Rosen Track has been postponed due to inclement weather. Action will continue on Saturday with a revised schedule.
April 17, 2014
AUBURN, Ala. (April 17, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program will continue the outdoor season with a visit to Auburn University to compete in the War Eagle Invitational, Friday – Saturday, at Hutsell-Rosen Track.
April 12, 2014
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., and CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 12, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program used a pair of solid split-squad performances on Saturday, at the Tennessee Relays presented by Sea Ray as well as at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, to end a strong weekend of competition.
April 11, 2014
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 11, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program put together a solid showing on its first day of action at the Tennessee Relays with nine top-10 finishes on Friday at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium.
April 09, 2014
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 9, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program will continue the 2014 outdoor season with a short trip west to the University of Tennessee to compete in the Tennessee Relays presented by Sea Ray, Thursday – Saturday, at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium.
April 05, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (April 5, 2014) – ETSU freshman field performer Brett Squibbs (Rock Hill, S.C.) sustained his impressive rookie season by continuing to rewrite the ETSU men’s pole vault record book with a new school-best outdoor mark of 5.10 meters on Saturday at the 2014 Pepsi Florida Relays.
April 04, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (April 4, 2014) – Junior Dede Edgecombe (Spartanburg, S.C.) led the Buccaneers’ track & field charge on Friday with an ETSU record 13.53 time in the women’s 100 meter hurdles on day one of the 2014 Pepsi Florida Relays.
April 03, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (April 3, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program will send 11 student-athletes to compete in the 2014 Pepsi Florida Relays, Friday – Saturday, at James G. Pressly Stadium at Percy Beard Track on the University of Florida campus.
March 29, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 29, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program regrouped after a strong performance on Friday with another satisfactory display, featuring eight top-10 finishes in seven different events, on the final day of action at the Raleigh Relays.
March 28, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 28, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program had a solid showing, including four top-three finishes, on day one at the Raleigh Relays on Friday at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility on the North Carolina State University campus.
March 27, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 27, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program will continue the newly-started outdoor season with a trip to the North Carolina State University campus to compete in the Raleigh Relays, Friday – Saturday, at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility.
March 26, 2014
MACON, Ga. (March 26, 2014) – Sophomore Verena Tobis (Hechingen, Germany) and freshman Brett Squibbs (Rock Hill, S.C.) were named Atlantic Sun Conference Field Athletes of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday.
March 22, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 22, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program ended a solid weekend of competition with five top-five finishes in seeded events on Saturday in its first meet of the 2014 outdoor season at the Charlotte 49er Classic at Irwin Belk Track & Field Center.
March 21, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 21, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program turned in a few impressive performances on Friday, including a second-place finish in the women’s long jump by Katerina Vodova (Humpolec, Czech Republic), at the Charlotte 49er Classic at Irwin Belk Track & Field Center.
March 20, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 20, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program was represented in decathlon events on Thursday by Nathan Rivera (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Evaristo Valls (Elche, Spain) who turned in productive performances on day one at the Charlotte 49er Classic.
March 19, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 19, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program will begin the 2014 outdoor season with a visit to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to compete in the Charlotte 49er Classic, Thursday – Saturday, at the Irwin Belk Track & Field Center.
March 07, 2014
MACON, Ga. (March 7, 2014)Lexie Burley (Johnson City, Tenn.) and Anders Ludvigsen (Odense, Denmark) were named Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s and Men’s Indoor Track & Field Scholar Athletes of the Year.
March 02, 2014
SEWANEE, Tenn. (March 2, 2014) – ETSU junior Katerina Vodova (Humpolec, Czech Republic) placed first in the long jump at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational with an ETSU indoor record mark of 6.13 meters on Saturday inside the Fowler Athletic Center.
February 28, 2014
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 28, 2014) – Freshman Simeon Roberts (Greeneville, Tenn.) and junior Katerina Vodova (Humpolec, Czech Republic) were selected as men’s most outstanding indoor track and freshman performer as well as women’s most outstanding field performer, respectively.
February 22, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2014) – The ETSU track & field men finished second with 175 total points, while the women finished third overall with 96 points on the final day of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Indoor Track & Field Championships at the JDL Fast Track Indoor Track & Field Facility.
February 21, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 21, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program recorded six event victories on a very productive day one on Friday at the 2014 Atlantic Sun Indoor Track & Field Championships at the JDL Fast Track Indoor Track & Field Facility.
February 20, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 20, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will compete in the 2014 Atlantic Sun Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday and Saturday at the JDL Fast Track Indoor Track & Field Facility.
February 08, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Feb. 8, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams wrapped things up at the Samford Multi & Invitational with strong performances throughout inside the Birmingham Crossplex.
February 07, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Feb. 7, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams turned in productive day one performances at the Samford Multi & Invitational on Friday inside the Birmingham Crossplex.
February 06, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Feb. 6, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will continue their preparations for the upcoming Atlantic Sun Championship by participating in the Samford Multi & Invitational, Feb 7 – 8, inside the Birmingham Crossplex.
February 01, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams wrapped up competition Saturday at the Hilton Garden Invitational with top-three finishes in five events inside the JDL Fast Track Indoor Track & Field Facility.
January 31, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 31, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams turned in a productive day one on Friday at the Hilton Garden Invitational inside the JDL Fast Track Indoor Track & Field Facility.
January 30, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 30, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will continue the indoor season this weekend at the Hilton Garden Invitational inside the JDL Fast Track Indoor Track & Field Facility.
January 22, 2014
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 22, 2014) – Freshmen Simeon Roberts (Greeneville, Tenn.) and Brett Squibbs (Rock Hill, S.C.) both earned Atlantic Sun weekly honors with Roberts being named Men’s Track Athlete of the Week while Squibbs was named Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.
January 18, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams took the top spot in four events and finished in the top three in nine total events on the final day of the 2014 Niswonger Invitational on Saturday inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on David E. Walker Track at Gentry Field.
January 17, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams performed well on Friday on the first day of the Niswonger Invitational inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on David E. Walker Track at Gentry Field.
January 16, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2014) – The ETSU track & field program will host the 36th annual Niswonger Invitational on Friday and Saturday inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on David E. Walker Track at Gentry Field.
January 15, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2014) -- ETSU men’s track and field standout Desmond Pierce (Morristown, Tenn.) has been selected as the State of Franklin Bank/ETSU Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month...
January 11, 2014
CLEMSON, S.C. (Jan. 11, 2014) – In their first competition in over a month, the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams turned in solid performances against a strong field of competition on Saturday at the Orange & Purple Classic inside Clemson University’s Indoor Track & Field Facility.
January 11, 2014
Legendary coach Dave Walker passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, following a long battle with health issues. The following story was published Dec. 11, 2011, upon Walker’s induction into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. ETSUBucs.com is pleased to honor Walker by republishing the story today.
January 10, 2014
CLEMSON, S.C. (Jan. 10, 2014) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will continue the 2013-14 indoor season Saturday at the Orange & Purple Classic inside Clemson University’s Indoor Track & Field Facility.
January 07, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2014) – As the spring semester approaches, ETSU student-athletes will look to build upon an impressive number of academic achievements during the 2013 fall semester.
December 07, 2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Dec. 7, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams began the 2013-14 indoor season on positive notes with solid performances throughout at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic on Saturday at the JDL Fast Track Indoor Track & Field Facility.
December 06, 2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Dec. 6, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will begin the 2013-14 indoor season Saturday at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic in Winston-Salem, N.C. at the JDL Fast Track Indoor Track & Field Facility.
December 03, 2013
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September 27, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2013) – ETSU Director of Track & Field/Cross Country George Watts announced Friday the addition of Hassaan Stamps as the new sprints and hurdles coach for the Buccaneers’ track & field program.
September 26, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 26, 2013) – The 36th annual Niswonger Foundation Track & Field Invitational will take place Jan. 17-18, 2014 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on the David E. Walker Track and Gentry Field, ETSU Director of Track & Field/Cross Country George Watts announced Thursday.
July 03, 2013
Greetings from the Southern Conference! In appreciation of those who support and follow our institutions, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you on our future.
June 11, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 11, 2013) – During a press conference Tuesday inside the D.P. Culp University Center, the East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics was officially welcomed back into the Southern Conference. In addition, it was announced that ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander has signed a one-year extension with the program.
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
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Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
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Dec 20 Jacksonville State University 57
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Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
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Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
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