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June 08, 2012
Capping off her career as a student-athlete, Lipscomb women’s basketball player and track and field thrower Brittany Duerk was chosen by the Atlantic Sun Conference to receive one of two NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships awarded by the league.
May 31, 2012
Lipscomb senior Ashley Lehman was named to the District III All-Academic team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), Thursday. She is the first Lipscomb track and field athlete to earn a spot on the team since 2010.
May 26, 2012
The 2012 campaign came to a conclusion for Lipscomb track and field Saturday night. Though no qualifiers moved on to the next round of NCAA Championship competition, history was made simply by qualifying three athletes for the preliminary rounds, a first for the program during the Division I era.
May 23, 2012
Sophomores Dani Walker and Tucker Peabody will be joined by freshman Kendra Lobley at this weekend's preliminary round of the NCAA Track and Field Championships, hosted by North Florida. Peabody will be the first Lipscomb athlete to compete at 8 p.m. (ET), Friday.
May 17, 2012
Sophomores Tucker Peabody and Dani Walker and freshman Kendra Lobley will represent Lipscomb in the NCAA Championship Preliminary Round of competition in Jacksonville, Fla. May 24-26.
May 12, 2012
Led by sophomore Dani Walker's school-record 800m run mark and another record set by freshman thrower April Terry, Lipscomb track and field turned in a number of solid performances against strong competition at this weekend's Georgia Tech Invitational.
May 10, 2012
This weekend's Georgia Tech Invite provides the Lipscomb track and field athletes one more opportunity to earn a spot in the field at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Fla., May 24.
May 09, 2012
Sophomore Dani Walker has been named Atlantic Sun Female Runner of the Week thanks to her record-breaking performance at last weekend's Oxy Invitational.
May 07, 2012
Five men and four women's Lipscomb track and field student-athletes earned spots on the 2012 A-Sun Outdoor track and field Academic All-Conference teams the conference office announced Friday.
May 06, 2012
Led by sophomore Dani Walker's school-record 5000m run, the Lipscomb track and field teams turned in a strong performance at yesterday's Oxy Invite in Los Angeles.
May 04, 2012
Lipscomb track and field athletes will be hard at work at this weekend's Oxy Invite in Los Angeles, hoping to earn marks that will qualify them for the NCAA East Regional preliminary round at the end of May.
April 26, 2012
After winning two gold medals at last weekend's A-Sun Outdoor Championships, Kendra Lobley has been named the 2012 Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year, the conference office announced Thursday.
April 21, 2012
Freshman Kendra Lobley, sophomore Tucker Peabody and the men's 4x400m relay team picked up gold medals on the second day of competition at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships.
April 20, 2012
Behind five school records and a gold medal-winning performance from freshman Kendra Lobley, the Lipscomb track and field teams got off to a strong start at the 2012 Atlantic Sun Outdoor track and field championships, Friday.
April 19, 2012
The Bisons and Lady Bisons will be in Jacksonville, Fla. for this weekend's Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by North Florida. With three A-Sun Athlete of the Week honors last week, Lipscomb appears to be peaking at the right time this season.
April 18, 2012
Sophomore Katie Bunker (track) and freshman April Terry (field) earned weekly Atlantic Sun track and field awards the conference office announced, Wednesday.
April 14, 2012
With two school records and three event victories, the LU track and field teams came away from Saturday's Boston Moon Classic feeling good about the state of the squad heading into next weekend's Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships in Jacksonville.
April 13, 2012
With the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships coming up next weekend, the Lispcomb track and field teams will get one final tune-up before the conference meet this weekend at Tennessee State's Boston Moon Classic.
April 07, 2012
Both 4x400m relay teams set school records, while the distance runners displayed sustained excellence for the Lipscomb men and women's track and field teams this weekend at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic.
April 05, 2012
With the run up to the A-Sun Outdoor Championships in full effect, Lipscomb heads to Auburn, Ala. this weekend for the Tiger Track Classic hoping to earn top marks.
March 31, 2012
Lipscomb put together a strong day at the Ole Miss Invite, Saturday, in Oxford, Miss. The Bison and Lady Bison had high marks in both track and field events.
March 30, 2012
Led by junior Ashton Fisher's school-record steeplechase run, Lipscomb earned several top marks at Friday's Raleigh Relays.
March 29, 2012
Lipscomb track and field is scheduled to have representatives at two meets this weekend. Most will be in Oxford, Miss. for the Ole Miss Invite, while a small selection will go to North Carolina for the Raleigh Relays.
March 28, 2012
For the second week in a row, Lipscomb freshman Kendra Lobley has been named the Atlantic Sun Female Runner of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday.
March 24, 2012
Coming out of Spring Break, the Lipscomb track and field teams put up strong marks at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational, Saturday.
March 23, 2012
Lipscomb track and field will be in Nashville this weekend when the travel across town to Vanderbilt University for the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational.
March 21, 2012
Freshman distance runner Kendra Lobley has been named the Atlantic Sun women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday. Lobley holds one of the nation's top marks in the 5000m run after the setting the school record last weekend.
March 20, 2012
It’s often said there are not enough hours in a day. Don’t try to sell that idea to Lipscomb student-athlete Brittany Duerk. Duerk doesn’t have any morning classes this spring. And if she was like most college students she would be sleeping late each morning, but she is not like most college students.
March 17, 2012
Lipscomb put together another strong weekend on the track and in the field at Saturday's Rhodes Open in Memphis. Lipscomb athletes set several school and personal-bests.
March 10, 2012
The Lipscomb track and field teams return to Nashville with numerous victories and personal-bests from a great weekend of competition at the Birmingham-Southern Invitational.
March 08, 2012
The Lipscomb track and field teams head to Birmingham this weekend for the Birmingham Southern Invitational. This meet has become a staple of the Lipscomb schedule, with the Bison track and field teams in attendance each of the last four seasons.
March 03, 2012
The field athletes carried the Bison and Lady Bison track and field team on Day Two at the UNF Spring Break Invitational.
March 02, 2012
Strong distance running was the backbone of the Lipscomb attack on Day One at the UNF Spring Break Invitational, Friday.
March 01, 2012
Four Lipscomb men's athletes and two representatives from the women's team were named to the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Academic All-Conference team, announced Thursday by the conference office.
March 01, 2012
Lipscomb track and field heads south for the the sun at the UNF Spring Break Invitational, this weekend. While most Bison and Lady Bison athletes will be in Florida, sophomore Tucker Peabody will be at the High Tide Qualifier, hoping for a mark to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships.
February 18, 2012
Lipscomb athletes earned 14 medals in 10 events at the 2012 A-Sun Indoor Championships, breaking seven school records over the course of the two-day event.
February 16, 2012
The Bison and Lady Bison track and field teams return to Johnson City, Friday, for the 2012 Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships.
February 15, 2012
Sophomore sprinter Tucker Peabody and freshman thrower April Terry earned Atlantic Sun Track and Field Athlete of the Week honors, the conference office announced Wednesday.
February 11, 2012
Sophomores Dani Walker (800m run) and Tessa Hoefle (3000m run) broke school records on the final day of the Hoosier Hills Invitational, Saturday. A total of eight school indoor marks fell during the two-day event.
February 10, 2012
Lipscomb track and field eclipsed six school indoor track and field records on Day One of the Hoosier Hills Invitational in Bloomington, Ind. Sophomore Dani Walker broke the mile run record, while four freshmen set other school-best marks.
February 09, 2012
Lipscomb track and field will compete in this weekend's Hoosier Hills Invite, hosted by Indiana University, in the final tune-up before the Bison and Lady Bison track and field athletes compete in the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships, Feb. 17-18 in Johnson City.
February 07, 2012
Lipscomb head coach Bill Taylor has built the Bison program into one of the top in the Southeast. Before coming to Lipscomb, he created a program from scratch at Northwest (Wash.) University and won a national championship in women's cross country.
January 29, 2012
Lipscomb track and field ended a long weekend, Sunday, at the TSU Invite. Freshmen Houston Ward and April Terry had big days in the shot put and hammer throw, and the Lipscomb men and women distance medley relay teams won their respective events.
January 28, 2012
More records fell on Day Two of the ETSU Niswonger Invitational, Saturday, in Johnson City. Sophomore Tucker Peabody had the day's biggest highlight, winning the 200m dash final and lowering his school record in the event to 21.28s.
January 27, 2012
Sophomore Tucker Peabody set two of the four school records the Lipscomb track and field team broke, Friday, at the ETSU Niswonger Invitational. Freshmen Matthew Deery (60m hurdles) and Colin Dempster (400m dash) also set Lipscomb records.
January 26, 2012
After a weekend away from competition, Lipscomb track and field gets back underway at two competitions this weekend. Friday and Saturday, the Bison will be at ETSU and the Niswonger Invitational, and will be in Nashville, Sunday, for the TSU Invite.
January 20, 2012
Lipscomb junior Taylor Mason is an anomaly in the track and field world. She didn't start competing in the throws (javelin, shot put) until she joined the Lipscomb track and field team in 2010.
January 14, 2012
Lead by sophomore Tucker Peabody, freshman Colin Dempster and junior Ryan Whitley, Lipscomb showed toughness and determination on day two of the SIU Saluki Booster, Saturday.
January 13, 2012
Freshman April Terry added to her school weight throw record and pole vaulter Matthew Deery put together a runner-up finish in his first collegiate pole vault event on Day One at the Saluki Booster, Friday.
January 07, 2012
Highlighted by very good performances from the sprint teams, Lipscomb track and field came back from the Christmas break with a strong day at Saturday's Ed Temple Classic, hosted by Tennessee State.
January 06, 2012
The Lipscomb track and field teams get continue the season Saturday at the Ed Temple Invitational, hosted by TSU. LipscombSports.com has all your information for this season's women's team inside.
December 30, 2011
In her first-ever marathon, Lipscomb track and field graduate assistant and former Lady Bison athlete Jenny Randolph did the incredible: she qualified for the 2013 Boston Marathon.
December 10, 2011
In the first indoor meet of the 2011-12 season, Lipscomb track and field set six school records at the MTSU Christmas Invitational, Saturday.
December 09, 2011
Lipscomb track and field will open the 2011-12 campaign MTSU's Christmas Invitational, Saturday at 10 a.m. inside the Murphy Center.
December 01, 2011
Lipscomb head coach Bill Taylor released the 2011-12 Lipscomb track and field schedule, Friday. Prestigious meets in California, Florida and Alabama are among the events the Bisons are scheduled to compete in.
September 09, 2011
Three new assistants join head coach Bill Taylor's staff for the cross country and track and field seasons, while two members of the current staff will have new roles within the team.
August 11, 2011
With a team GPA of 3.51, Lipscomb's women's track and field team earned Academic All-American honors from the USTFCCCA, Thursday.
July 04, 2011
Lipscomb track and field coach Bill Taylor has announced his team awards and achievements for the 2011 season. The indoor and outdoor seasons were highlighted by the breaking of 36 school records.
June 28, 2011
Dani Walker finished twelfth in the 5000-meter at the United States Junior National Championship. Her time of 17:42.76 is her all-time 5000m PR. Tucker Peabody finished seventeenth in the 100m in 10.80 and was disqualified in the 200m.