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June 16, 2013
Sophomore sprinter Tucker Peabody was named the 2013 track and field MVP among a host of team awards announced by director of track and field Bill Taylor
June 06, 2013
It was a history-making run for the Lipscomb track and field team. Freshman Madi Talbert became the first LU athlete to compete at the NCAA Championships in the national finals on Thursday evening in Eugene, Ore.
June 05, 2013
Freshman Madi Talbert is poised to make history for the Lipscomb track and field team. Talbert will become the first athlete from Lipscomb to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday in Eugene, Ore. The race is scheduled for 7:35 p.m.
June 05, 2013
Between sessions of the 25th anniversary year of The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball & American Culture last week at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Lipscombsports.com was able to spend some time with former Lipscomb track and cross country athlete Willie Steele.
June 03, 2013
Bill Taylor, Lipscomb’s director of cross country and track and field, has announced the hiring of current graduate assistant Marcus Evans as an assistant coach for the track and field programs. Evans will be in charge of sprints and hurdles.
May 25, 2013
Following a historic day for the Lipscomb track and field team, Gemikal Prude and Tucker Peabody were unable to follow the footsteps of teammate Madi Talbert to the NCAA Championships.
May 24, 2013
Lipscomb had two track and field athletes compete on Friday. Both of those athletes moved on in their respective event. Madi Talbert becomes the first Lady Bison to qualify for the NCAA Nationals while Tucker Peabody qualified for the quarterfinal round of the East Region.
May 23, 2013
Opening up the 2013 Track and Field NCAA Preliminary Round, Lipscomb junior sprinter Tucker Peabody finished sixth in the 100-meter dash. The preliminary round for the east region is taking place in Greensboro, N.C. and is hosted by North Carolina A&M.
May 22, 2013
The Lipscomb trio of Tucker Peabody, Madi Talbert and Gemikal Prude are in Greensboro, N.C., for the NCAA National Preliminary Round which is set to begin Thursday. The three-day meet concludes Saturday.
May 20, 2013
The Lipscomb men’s track and field team dominated the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Academic Team, taking six of the 12 spots, the league announced Monday. All six Bisons were unanimous selections to the team.
May 17, 2013
After defending his 200-meter dash title at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships and garnering three other all-conference awards, Lipscomb junior Tucker Peabody has been named the A-Sun Most Outstanding Track Athlete of the year.
May 16, 2013
Three Lipscomb track and field athletes will be competing in the NCAA National Championships Preliminary Round. Junior Tucker Peabody and freshmen Gemikal Prude and Madi Talbert will be competing in the event in Greensboro, N.C., beginning Thursday, May 23.
May 11, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams set new marks for most points and best finishes at an Atlantic Sun Conference Championship meet on Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla.
May 10, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team kicked off the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Outdoor Championships on Friday claiming a first place finish and three silver medals in Jacksonville, Fla.
May 09, 2013
For some the season is winding down. For others the season is going strong as the Lipscomb Bisons compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference Track and Field Championships. The meet is set to begin Friday and concluding Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla.
May 08, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams had a trio named the Atlantic Sun Conference Track and Field Athletes of the Week. Tucker Peabody, Taylor Mason and Katie Bunker garnered the honors after their strong performances last week at the Billy Hayes Invitational in Bloomington, Ind.
May 03, 2013
Two school records fell at the Billy Hayes Invite in Bloomington, Ind., as the Lipscomb track and field team completed its last meet before the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament next week.
May 02, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams compete in their final tune-up before the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships on Friday at the Billy Hayes Invite hosted by Indiana University.
April 24, 2013
For the third-straight week, Lipscomb’s Tucker Peabody was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Track Athlete of the Week.
April 22, 2013
John Clevenger describes redemption, family and misunderstandings in the latest blog about the Lipscomb track and field adventures at the Vanderbilt Invite
April 20, 2013
Closing out the Nashville portion of their schedule, the Lipscomb track and field teams completed the Vanderbilt Invite on Saturday with a first place, a second place and a trio of third place finishes.
April 19, 2013
Staying at home for the weekend, the Lipscomb track and field teams completed the first day of the Vanderbilt Invite on Friday. Although there was not a lot of events ran, the Purple and Gold made its mark on the meet in the form of Tucker Peabody.
April 18, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams will attend a two-day meet this weekend but get the convenience of sleeping in their own beds. The Purple and Gold will be competing in the Vanderbilt Invitational just three miles up the road on Friday and Saturday.
April 17, 2013
The Atlantic Sun Conference has announced April Terry and Tucker Peabody as this week’s Track and Field Athletes of the Week.
April 16, 2013
The Lipscomb track & field teams will remain in Nashville this week as they compete in the Vanderbilt Invitational. This week John Clevenger reflects on last weekend’s efforts and how to develop friendships through rivalries.
April 15, 2013
Jenny Randolph, an assistant coach for the Lipscomb track & field and cross country teams, and former LU runner Caitlin Anderson, participated Monday in the Boston Marathon.
April 13, 2013
With just 21 competitors this weekend, the Lipscomb track and field teams split up between the hometown Boston-Moon Classic and the Ole Miss Invite in Oxford, Miss.
April 12, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team will use a partial split squad this weekend competing at the Ole Miss Invite in Oxford, Miss., and at the Boston Moon Classic in Nashville.
April 11, 2013
As the Lipscomb track and field teams prepare for the Boston Moon Classic and Ole Miss Invite John Clevenger's blog this week takes a look back at the Margaret Simmons Invitational at Murray State last weekend.
April 10, 2013
Lipscomb track and field athlete Tucker Peabody has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Track Athlete of the Week after setting two school records at the Sun Angel Classic last weekend in Tempe, Ariz.
April 07, 2013
After a rough first day at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Ariz., the Lipscomb track and field teams found success on Saturday claiming 11 event wins at two different meets. The Purple and Gold also competed at the Margaret Simmons Invitational in Murray, Ky.
April 06, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams kicked off their weekend in the sunshine of the Grand Canyon State competing in the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Ariz. However, the results were less than desirable on Friday.
April 04, 2013
For the second-straight weekend the Lipscomb track and field team will be competing in two separate meets while looking for qualifying marks into the NCAA Preliminary National Round.
April 01, 2013
This past weekend the team was split between a meet at North Carolina State (N.C. State) and another meet at Southern Illinois University (SIU). I was on the bus that traveled four hours to Carbondale, Ill.
March 30, 2013
Through sunshine and rain, the Lipscomb track and field team set personal records on Saturday as a split squad competed in two different meets.
March 29, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams are spending the beginning of their Easter Holiday at one of the most prestigious track and field meets in the country, the Raleigh Relays.
March 28, 2013
Traveling to two different meets, highlighted by the 5,000 and 10,000-meter runs, the Lipscomb track and field squads have an action packed weekend ahead of them.
March 25, 2013
I love that our coaches realize how important these meals are to us, because they know that this is something that no amount of icebreaker games or team bonding can do. Those games are more than necessary for teams, but they only introduce us to one another.
March 23, 2013
The weather conditions were cool in Nashville on Saturday, but the action was hot on the track as the Lipscomb track and field teams competed in the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational.
March 22, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams returned to the track after a short hiatus for spring break in the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitation in Nashville. The two-day meet started on Friday night with eight events, four of which were invite only.
March 21, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams took a break from organized workouts over spring break but were held accountable for individual workouts with the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite on the horizon.
March 20, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team picked up two weekly honors from the Atlantic Sun Conference for the second week in a row. Dani Walker earned the Track Athlete of the Week while Gemikal Prude earned the Field Athlete of the Week.
March 17, 2013
Most athletes would agree that being on an athletic team at Lipscomb is like being in your own elite social club. Practices are like pledging and competition is like formal events.
March 16, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams had another successful weekend setting records – both personal and school – enroute to winning five events Saturday at two different meets.
March 15, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team kicked off the Samford Invite with four events on Friday, seeing three personal records set in Birmingham, Ala.
March 14, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field teams will split up this weekend at the Samford Invitational in Birmingham, Ala., and the Jerry Quiller Classic in Boulder, Colo.T
March 10, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team claimed two gold medals on the second day of the Birmingham Southern Invite on Saturday in Birmingham, Ala.
March 08, 2013
April Terry and Dani Walker set school records at the Southern Invitational hosted by Birmingham Southern College on Friday.
March 07, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team travels to Birmingham Ala., for the Southern Invitational hosted by Birmingham Southern College on Friday and Saturday.
March 05, 2013
Junior Tucker Peabody and sophomores Houston Ward and Andrew Wolf were named to the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference squad on Tuesday.
March 02, 2013
With wins by Katie Bunker and Ryan Whitley, the Lipscomb men's and women's track and field squads finished strong in the opening outdoor meet of the spring.
March 01, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field squads claimed two gold medals, four silver and three bronze on the opening day of the UNF Spring Break Invite.
February 28, 2013
Lipscomb junior distance runner has been named the Most Outstanding Track Performer by the Atlantic Sun Conference Track and Field coaches as announced by the A-Sun Thursday. Walker was a unanimous decision by the coaches.
February 23, 2013
Junior Tucker Peabody defended his 200 meter dash title while the Bisons finished fifth overall at the Atlantic Sun Conference Indoor Track and Field Meet.
February 22, 2013
On the first day of action at the Atlantic Sun Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships the Lipscomb track and field squad had five all-conference efforts in Johnson City, Tenn.
February 21, 2013
The Lipscomb men's track and field team travels to Johnson City, Tenn. for the Atlantic Sun Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships beginning Friday.
February 09, 2013
With a full day of action, the Lipscomb track and field teams were once again split between the Hoosiers Hills Invite in Bloomington, Ind., and at the Samford Invite in Birmingham, Ala.
February 08, 2013
Seeing a handful of personal records and three school records fall, the Lipscomb track and field squad had a strong first day at two different meets Friday.
February 07, 2013
With a split squad heading two different directions, the Lipscomb track and field team will participate in the Hoosiers Hills Invite in Bloomington, Ind., and at the Samford Invite in Birmingham, Ala.
February 06, 2013
Lipscomb sophomore Gemikal Prude has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Field Athlete of the Week after tying a 36-year old school record last weekend.
February 04, 2013
A behind-the-scenes, inspirational story with the men's and women's track and field teams during the recent indoor meet at ETSU.
February 02, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team came away with nine victories and several more second place finishes at the TSU Invite on Saturday in Nashville.
February 01, 2013
After taking last weekend off the Lipscomb track and field squad returns to action on Saturday at the Tennessee State Invitation held on the TSU campus in the Gentry Center in Nashville.
January 19, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team capped off a successful Niswonger Invite hosted by ETSU with multiple first-place finishes on the second day of action in Johnson City, Tenn.
January 18, 2013
April Terry and Dani Walker broke school records on the first day of the Niswonger Invite. Tucker Peabody and Ryan Whitley advance to day two.
January 17, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team travels to fellow Atlantic Sun Conference member ETSU for the Niswonger Invite. The meet takes place Friday and Saturday in Johnson City, Tenn.
January 11, 2013
The Lipscomb track and field team took a limited squad to the Blazer Invite hosted by UAB on Friday in Birmingham, Ala., seeing a school-record broken for the second straight meet.
January 10, 2013
Lipscomb track and field returns to action on Friday for the Blazer Invite in Birmingham, Ala. The meet is hosted by UAB at the Birmingham Crossplex.
January 09, 2013
Lipscomb sophomore throwers April Terry and Houston Ward have been honored by the Atlantic Sun Conference as the A-Sun Field Athletes of the Week for their efforts last Saturday at the Ed Temple Classic.
January 05, 2013
The first indoor track and field meet of the season for the Lipscomb Bisons, saw two school records fall and a usual suspect at the top of the leaderboard at the Ed Temple Classic hosted by Tennessee State University on Saturday.
January 04, 2013
The Lipscomb men’s and women’s track and field squad gets their 2013 indoor season underway at the Ed Temple Classic hosted by Tennessee State University.
December 31, 2012
The change of seasons transitions the Lipscomb track and field squad indoors, serving as a prelude to the outdoor season.
December 28, 2012
Women's track and field member Lacey Printz gives her final thought's from the missions trip to Haiti. She explains the struggles in returning to normalcy.
December 20, 2012
Head track and field coach Bill Taylor gives a narrative for the time he has spent in Haiti. With the trip wrapping up, he discusses his thoughts on carry over into coming back into the states.
December 19, 2012
Alexander McMeen and Lacey Printz continue to share their insight on the track and field mission trip to Haiti over the holiday break.
December 16, 2012
Lacey Printz and Alexander McMeen add another update on the track and field mission trip to Haiti. The above picture is from the conclusion of the prayer walk, highlighted in the third and fourth paragraphs.
December 15, 2012
As the track and field team spends part of their Christmas break in Haiti, we will have daily updates from members of the squad. Today's updates come from Alexander McMeen and Lacey Printz.
December 14, 2012
Track and field head coach Bill Taylor gives a narrative of arriving in Haiti for a missions trip. Everything in the narrative happened between 9 a.m. and noon.
December 13, 2012
Thursday afternoon 15 members of the Lipscomb cross country and track and field teams and five others left for Haiti where they will spend a week working at the Cap-Haitian Children’s Home.
August 24, 2012
The Lipscomb family gathered together on Thursday to remember Matt Deery and celebrate the time he was on campus with his family, friends, teammates and staff.
August 22, 2012
The Lipscomb family will take time on Thursday to celebrate the life of track and field standout Matt Deery with a special service in Collins Auditorium at 11 a.m.
August 12, 2012
A power supply failure slowed the updates from the Haiti mission trip but Alexander McMeen and Katie Bunker take a look back on the rest of their trip.
August 06, 2012
Lipscomb sophomore distance runner Katie Bunker and senior distance runner Alexander McMeen along with a number of teammates are on a mission trip to Haiti. The following is an update from the two on the trip.
August 05, 2012
LU senior Alexander McMeen reflects on the first few days of his mission trip to Haiti including the loss of teammate Matt Deery.
August 02, 2012
It is with deep sadness that the Lipscomb athletic department announces that rising sophomore Matthew Deery, a track and field standout, lost his life in an automobile accident in Upper Nazareth Township, Pa., on Wednesday afternoon.
July 26, 2012
The Lipscomb men’s and women’s Track and Field squads have been honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on the 2012 Division I All-Academic Track & Field Teams.
July 24, 2012
The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Tuesday the Men’s 2012 All-Academic squads. A total of 431 student-athletes representing 148 institutions were honored including Lipscomb sprinter Tucker Peabody.
June 29, 2012
Lipscomb head coach Bill Taylor has announced the team awards and achievements for the 2012 track and field season, which saw three of his student-athletes advance to the NCAA Championship Preliminary Round.
June 28, 2012
With 187 student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or better during the 2011-12 academic year, Lipscomb leads the A-Sun in All-Academic honorees. The Bison and Lady Bisons placed better than 74 percent of student-athletes on the All-Academic registry.
June 27, 2012
Head coach Bill Taylor has added five track and field athletes for the 2012-13 campaign. They will join 12 distance/cross country athletes and form the largest men's recruiting class in school history.
June 15, 2012
Quick thinking on the part of Logan and Austin Ray helped save the life of a pedestrian in Louisville last week. The brothers, who have been key members of Lipscomb track and field the past three seasons, recount the tale here.