SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Julian Jackson, Jordan White and Renee Reives have earned SoCon Indoor Track and Field weekly honors, according to information released by the conference Wednesday.
The VMI Track and Field/Cross Country staff is off to a great start in its recruiting efforts for the 2007-08 season, announcing the commitment of eight student-athletes for next year\'s freshman class. The class, being one of the largest early commitment totals in the program\'s history, is comprised of four men and four women who should all make an immediate impact for VMI track & field and cross country teams.
Nearly 45 million people nationwide took part in the ninth annual National Education Association
Final meet information for the Keydet Invitational to be held this Saturday, January 21st at VMI in Lexington, Virginia.
The VMI men\'s track and field team has improved their depth in many events and returned some of their top performers to yield a blend of talent that should lead to outstanding success this season. \"This year
The 2005-06 VMI women\'s track and field team features the return of a pair of experienced seniors along with 11 new faces to add depth to the squad. A solid recruiting year, the largest in the team\'s history, increased team numbers considerably, but the loss of key individuals and a lack of depth in certain events may make it difficult to move up substantially in the Big South Conference standings.
Sophomore Donnie Mikels earned All-Big South Conference honors and led VMI to a second-place finish at the 2005 New Balance Big South Conference Men
Freshman Kelsey Stafford became VMI
Going into the 2005 season, the VMI men
The VMI men
The VMI men
As the VMI cross country teams enter their third season in the Big South Conference, head coach Paul Spangler is looking for his charges to continue the steady ascent that he has overseen in his three years at the helm of the program. Following an eighth place finish in the Keydets
A core of 23 men and women, part of an incoming recruiting class numbering 40, will attend the Virginia Military Institute and compete on the Keydets
Senior pole vaulter and decathlon specialist Ty Denby (Scottsville, Va./Fluvanna Co.) of the Virginia Military Institute track and field program has been honored as a first-team selection of the 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men
unior Garrett Brickner (Fairfax Station, Va./Lake Braddock) of The Virginia Military Institute has qualified in the high jump for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship meet. The meet will take place in Sacramento, Calif. beginning on Wednesday June 8 and run through Saturday June 11. It will be held at the Alex G. Spanos Sports Complex in Sacramento with Sacramento State and The Sacramento Sports Commission serving as hosts.
Junior Garrett Brickner (Fairfax Station, Va./Lake Braddock) won the high jump with a lifetime best performance of 7
The 2005 New Balance Big South Conference Men
Sophomore Hatley Clifford (Plano, Texas/Carollton Christian) set a school record in the 5,000-meter run, two events were won by the men
A total of four school records and six first-place finishes were recorded by the VMI men
Performances by freshmen distance runners Kurt Able (Wesley Chapel, Fla./Wesley Chapel) and Ania Najda (Olsztyn, Poland/Univ. of Warmia and Mazury) highlighted the competitions turned in by the VMI men
Sophomore sprinter Paulvince Obuon (Kisumo Kenya, Chianda) has qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 200-meter dash for the second straight year and will be aiming to achieve his second All-American Honor in as many years. Obuon is the lone representative for VMI and will be competing at the championships which take place Friday and Saturday March 11-12 in Fayettville, Ark. Both the preliminaries and the finals of the 200 will take place Friday night with the preliminaries set for 7:30 pm and the finals scheduled for 9:00 pm.
A total of four individual Big South Conference accolades, seven first-place finishes, and five women
The VMI men
A total of four postseason qualifying times and two school records were set by the VMI men
Sophomore Anthony Harris
Sophomore Anthony Harris and junior Amber Blain will lead the VMI cross country teams into the Big South Conference Championships Saturday morning in Rock Hill, S.C. The competition will be familiar, as the Keydets have run against fellow Big South competition in each of the last three meets they have participated in. Over those meets, the Keydets have defeated league rivals Radford, Charleston Southern and Winthrop, while gaining valuable experience by competing against High Point and UNC Asheville four weeks ago.
The VMI men
Virginia Military Institute will play host to several high school indoor track and field meets and clinics this winter with a total of two meets and three clinics.