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Can Tyler Brown go from Ohio HS state champ to World Junior 400m champ? Brandon Miles Jul 23, 2014

A relatively unknown runner nationally one year ago while winning state titles in his senior year of high school back home in Ohio, Eastern Michigan University freshmen Tyler Brown is now in position to compete for a medal and potentially gold on the World stage at the World Junior Championships in the 400 meter dash. The second fastest qualifier coming in the meet, Brown opened up his weekend winning his prelim heat by withstanding a late challenge from Great Britain's Jack Crosby for a 46.45 victory to move onto the next round.

Running On Inspiration: EMU Track Star Beats Incredible Odds Todd Grasley Feb 27, 2013

Last September, 19-year-old Latipha Cross was thrust from relative obscurity into the national spotlight when ESPN released a 10-minute video on her life. Titled "One Sprinter, Many Hurdles," the video told how Cross overcame homelessness and two bouts of cancer to earn a full scholarship at EMU. While the notoriety and accolades were well earned, Cross says the attention was difficult. (via The Detroit News)

Trackster Earns Second Straight MAC Athlete of the Week Feb 15, 2011

For the second consecutive week, the Mid-American Conference named Eastern Michigan University men's track and field athlete Terefe Ejigu the conference's Track Athlete of the Week. The announcement was made today (Tuesday), Feb. 15.

Lanier Leads Heptathlon After Day One of Big Meet Feb 11, 2011

On the first day of the Grand Valley State University Big Meet, Kevin Lanier was a standout performer for the Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team as the group competed at the Michigan classic, Friday, Feb. 11, in Allendale, Mich.

UPDATE: Lanier Wins GVSU Big Meet Feb 11, 2011

On the first day of the Grand Valley State University Big Meet, Kevin Lanier was a standout performer for the Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team as the group competed at the Michigan classic, Friday, Feb. 11, in Allendale, Mich.

Terefe Ejigu Named MAC Track Athlete of the Week Feb 8, 2011

The Mid-American Conference announced today, Feb. 8, that Eastern Michigan University sophomore distance runner Terefe Ejigu is the recipient of this week's MAC Male Track Athlete of the Week as decided on by a panel of conference affiliates. It was the first time he has won the award.

Hendrix, Ejigu Win Distance Races at Meyo Feb 5, 2011

The Eastern Michigan University men's track and field squad finished the weekend at the Meyo Invitational at the University of Notre in Dame in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Feb. 5.

Rawls Wins 500-Meter Run at Meyo Invite Feb 4, 2011

On the first day of the famed Meyo Invitational at the University of Notre Dame, the Eastern Michigan University men's and women's track team picked up key performances from some familiar faces en route to a win and five top-five finishes overall.

Rawls Wins 500m Run at Meyo, Scarber Breaks EMU Record Feb 4, 2011

On the first day of the famed Meyo Invitational at the University of Notre Dame, the Eastern Michigan University men's and women's track team picked up key performances from some familiar faces en route to a win and five top-five finishes overall.

Joseph Breaks Wisconsin Indoor Track Record, Eagles Finish Second Jan 29, 2011

Vanier Joseph continued his record-setting ways, this time taking down a mark at the Wisconsin Shell Track, as the Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team finished second at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational, Saturday, Jan. 29., in Madison Wisconsin.

Joseph Breaks Wisconsin Indoor Track Record Jan 29, 2011

Vanier Joseph continued his record-setting ways, this time taking down a mark at the Wisconsin Shell Track, as the Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team finished second at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational, Saturday, Jan. 29., in Madison Wisconsin.

Men's T&F Tunes Up at Harvey-Simmons Invite Jan 22, 2011

Max Babits had a career day at the Harvey-Simmons Invitational Saturday, Jan. 22, as he and the rest of the Eastern Michigan University men's track team competed against Michigan and other top schools.

Men's, Women's Track & Field Heading to Ann Arbor Jan 21, 2011

It will be a short trek for the Eastern Michigan University men's and women's track teams as the programs head down Washtenaw for the Annual Simmons-Harvey Invitational at the University of Michigan, Saturday, Jan. 22.

Six Individual Wins Highlight Eagles' Performance Jan 15, 2011

An outstanding day on the track paced the Eastern Michigan University's women's track and field team Friday, Jan. 14, as six individuals won events for the Eagles as the Bob Eubanks Open in Allendale Michigan.

Ashlee Abraham Wins MAC Track Athlete of the Week Jan 11, 2011

Just days after Eastern Michiigan University track and field student-athlete Ashlee Abraham came .02 seconds from breaking a Bowen Field House record in the 60-meter dash, the Mid-American Conference announced that the sophomore sprinter was the recipient of the Female Track Athlete of the Week award. It was her first time winning the weekly award.

Men's T&F Solid in EMU Invite Jan 8, 2011

Kevin Lanier had a day full of personal bests and hurdler Vanier Joseph picked up where he finished off last season, as the Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team put together a solid all-around performance in the team's season-opening EMU Invitational, Saturday, Jan. 8, at Bowen Fieldhouse in Ypsilanti, Mich.

Abraham Nears Bowen Record, Women Win Eight Events Jan 8, 2011

The Eastern Michigan University women's track and field squad had another stellar showing as the team competed in their second meet of the 2010-11 season Saturday, Jan. 8, at the EMU Invite on Bob Parks Track inside of Bowen Fieldhouse.

T&F to Host Coaches Clinic, Athlete Learn-By-Doing Clinic Jan 3, 2011

The Eastern Michigan University Track and Field program announced today that it will host the first ever Coaches Clinic and Althete-Learn-By-Doing Clinich, Friday, Jan. 7 and Sunday, Jan. 9, respectively, at Bob Parks Track inside of Bowen Fieldhouse.

Lanier Breaks EMU Heptathlon Record Dec 22, 2010

It was a grand weekend for Eastern Michigan University junior student-athlete Kevin Lanier, as he trumped a 10-year-old heptathlon record at the Grand Valley State University Holiday Meet in Allendale, Mich., posting a score of 5,224 points in the seven-event contest. The previous record of 5,102 points was held by Dave Stewart, which he set in 2000.

Allen, Hammersmith, Meyer Named T&F Captains Dec 14, 2010

Eastern Michigan University Men's Track and Field Head Coach John Goodridge announced today that Clint Allen, Matt Hammersmith and Andrew Meyer have been named captains for the 2010-11 season.

Women's T&F Opens Season with Win Over Toledo Dec 10, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University wom­­­­­­en's track and field team opened its 34th season in convincing style here, at Bob Parks Track on the campus of EMU, by registering an 84-55 win over the University of Toledo in the Eagle-Rocket Holiday Dual Meet, Friday, Dec. 10.

Women's Track and Field Announces 2010-11 Schedule Nov 18, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University Women's Track and Field program release its 2010-11 Indoor and Outdoor schedule today, wtih the team scheduled to compete at 23 meets--including NCAA Regionals and Championships--over the course of the six months that comprises both seasons.

Men's Cross Country Finishes 11th At NCAA Regional Nov 13, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team scored 294 points en route to an 11th place finish this afternoon at the Katke-Cousins Golf Course in the 2010 NCAA Great Lakes Regional hosted by Oakland University.

Men's Cross Country Primed For Regionals Nov 8, 2010

After earning their 15th Mid-American Conference title in program history, the Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team will head to Rochester, Mich. to compete in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional this Saturday, Nov. 13.

Men's Cross Country Hands Out Team Awards Nov 2, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team handed out its 2010 team awards at the programs annual cross country banquet on Oct. 30 following the team's Mid-American Conference Championship victory earlier that afternoon.

Men's Cross Country Wins 15th MAC Championship Oct 30, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team and sophomore Terefe Ejigu kept the Eagles' championship tradition alive here Saturday in the 2010 Mid-American Conference Men's Cross Country Championships. The Eagles won their 15th team title, with 66 points and Eligu became the 18th EMU runner to win the individual championship in the 30th running of the MAC meet when he ran a winning time of 24:08 over the 8,000-meter course.

Eagles Look To Capture 15th MAC Title Oct 27, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team will look to capture its 15th Mid-American Conference title in school history when they head to Three Rivers, Mich. for the Mid-American Cross Country Championships.

Cross Country Ready For EMU Fall Classic Oct 18, 2010

Eastern Michigan University's men's and women's cross country teams will be hosting the EMU Fall Classic this Saturday, Oct. 23, at Hudson Mills Metro Park in Dexter, Mich.

Cross Country Ready For EMU Fall Classic Oct 18, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University's men's and women's cross country teams will be hosting the EMU Fall Classic this Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Hudson Mills Metro Park in Dexter, Mich.

Former EMU Track Star Wins Detroit Free Press Marathon Oct 17, 2010

Two former Eastern Michigan track stars were out in front of the field with less than 4 miles to go in the Detroit Free Press Marathon today. One wanted to stop and the other did. Jordan Desilets, who won the NCAA Division I 3,000-meter steeplechase in 2004, ran an unofficial time of 2:28:30 to win in his first attempt ever at running a marathon.

Eagles Wrap Up Action At Adidas Invite Oct 2, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women's cross country team finished 14th this afternoon at the Adidas Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin Badgers.

Men's Track Releases 2010-11 Schedule Sep 30, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team released their indoor and outdoor schedules for the 2010-11 season, Wednesday, Sept. 29, as the team embarks on its quest to repeat as Mid-American Conference Champions.

Eagles Ready For Adidas Invite Sep 28, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women's cross country team will head to Madison, Wisc. to face off against some of the nation's best teams.

Legendary Track Coach Celebrates 80th Birthday Sep 7, 2010

Long-time Eastern Michigan University men's track and field Head Coach Bob Parks celebrated his 80th birthday in grand style, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, as he was honored during the football team's home opener at Rynearson Stadium.

Eagles Assist in Ypsilanti Heritage Festival Road Race Aug 24, 2010

While former Eastern Michigan University standouts Josh Perrin and Kyle Menna cruised to convincing wins in the 5K and 10K, respectively, current EMU men's cross country/track and field Head Coach John Goodridge volunteered to work an aid station for the early morning race.

EMU 1970 Cross Country Champions Hold Reunion Aug 12, 2010

The 1970 Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team celebrated the 40th anniversary of its two national championships in a special reunion held Saturday, Aug. 7, at the home of team member Terry Furst located on the Huron River.

EMU Track Alums Assist in Track and Field Day for Children Jul 26, 2010

A trio of former Eastern Michigan University track and field alumni are teaming up with members of the USA Track and Field Foundation to sponsor a track and field day for the children of migrant farm workers from the Du Russel Potato Farm here at the Manchester High School track Thursday, July 29.

John Goodridge Named EMU Men's Head Track and Field Coach Jul 7, 2010

John Goodridge, an Eastern Michigan University assistant men's track and field coach for the past nine years and the interim head coach for the last six months, has been named the next head coach of the EMU men's track and field team, Director of Athletics Derrick Gragg announced today.

Trio to Compete in USA Jr. National Championship Jun 23, 2010

Eastern Michigan University sophomores-to-be Ashlee Abraham, Courtney Calka and Vanier Joseph are set to compete in the USA Track and Field Junior National Championship, June 23-27, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Four Eagles Earn Academic All-MAC Honors Jun 17, 2010

Four individuals from the 2010 Eastern Michigan University outdoor track and field squad received Academic All-Mid-American Conference honors, the league office announced Wednesday, June 16.

Brent Finishes 13th as Eagles Close at Regionals May 29, 2010

David Brent fell .04 seconds short in his quest to make it to the NCAA National Championship final in the 3,000-meter steeplechase as the senior finished one spot out of an automatic bid at Regional in Greensboro, N.C.

Eagles Win 21st Outdoor MAC Title in Come-Back Fashion May 15, 2010

In dramatic come-from-behind fashion, the Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team did what it had done 20 times previous, as it captured another Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday, May 15, in Buffalo N.Y. The title, Eastern’s 21st in the 36 years in which the MAC has awarded it, also gives the Eagles the first Indoor-Outdoor sweep in the MAC since 2007 when it was again the Green and White taking home both titles.

Runners Set Eagles Up for Day Three in Today's Prelims May 14, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team advanced nine runners in six different events by posting top times Friday, May 14, the second day of the three-day long Mid-American Conference Championships in Buffalo, N.Y.

David Brent Lays Claim to Another MAC Title May 14, 2010

David Brent, Curtis Vollmar and Matt Hammersmith scored a combined 19 huge points for the Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team on Friday, May 14, as the second day of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship concluded.

Lanier, Marigna Named MAC Track Athletes of the Week May 14, 2010

The Mid-American Conference announced late Thursday evening that two Eagles, sophomore sprinters Kevin Lanier and ReJeana Marigna, were named MAC Male and Female Track Athletes of the week for the week of May 7.

Day One at Women's T&F MAC Championship Concludes May 13, 2010

After day one of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship, the Eastern Michigan University women’s team had solid performances from multiple athletes but was held scoreless in the three events run Thursday, May 13.

Men's T&F Earns One Title on First Day of MAC Championship May 13, 2010

Day one of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship concluded Thursday, May 13, with the Eastern Michigan University men's team claiming one individual title and picking up points in two of the four events run.

Men's T&F Earns One Title on First of MAC Championship May 13, 2010

Day one of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship concluded Thursday, May 13, with the Eastern Michigan University men’s team claiming one individual title and picking up points in two of the four events run.

Lanier and Forde Each Win at Paddock Invite at Michigan May 8, 2010

Kevin Lanier sprinted to a win in the 400-meter hurdles and a second place finish in the 110-meter hurdles this weekend, as the Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team took a short trip down the road to Ann Arbor for a final tune-up before next weekend’s Mid-American Conference Championship.

Marigna Leads the Way to Four Eagles' Victories May 8, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team took a short trip down the road to Ann Arbor May 7 and 8 for a final tune-up before next weekend’s Mid-American Conference Championship and turned in stellar performances in multiple events.

Day One of Track Gets Rained Out May 7, 2010

Due to severe weather, the Eastern Michigan University men's and women's track and field teams, along with all other competing teams, were unable to complete all of the scheduled day one events at the Paddock Invitational at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.

4x400 Relay Team Posts Squad's Best Finish at Jesse Owens Invite May 3, 2010

This weekend was highlighted with a third-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay race for Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team as the squad competed at the 25th Annual Jesse Owens Track Classic at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Men's Track Posts Successful Weekend at Owens Track Classic May 3, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team competed at the 25th annual Jesse Owens Track Classic over the weekend, April 30-May 1, at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus. The men's team was lead by two senior steeplechasers David Brent and Curtis Vollmar, as both found their way on the regional list running 8:50.04 and 9:04.96,respectively.

Two Eagles Place in 100-Meter Dash Top Five Apr 25, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team wrapped up a busy weekend at the Drake Relays in Iowa and the Hillsdale Relays in Michigan, as the team posted solid results in the 100-meter dash and various relays.

Women Leave Famed Penn Relays with Two Trophies Apr 25, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women's track and field team left the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa. with two trophies in hand, as the squad won their respective heats of the 4x200-meter relay and the sprint medley relay.

4x100 Relay Team Advances to Finals at Penn Relays Apr 23, 2010

For the Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team, day one of the Penn Relays was highlighted by outstanding performances in the 4x100-meter relays, the 4x400-meter relays and the 5,000-meter Olympic Development run.

Sun Sets on EMU Twilight Apr 17, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women's track and field team finished the 2010 EMU Twilight with five total victories.

Women Finish One-Two in Three Events on Opening Day of Twilight Apr 17, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women's track and field team successfully battled the elements as well as competitors from nearly a dozen other schools in the first day of the EMU Twilight Invitational, Friday, April 16, at Olds/Marshall Track in Rynearson Stadium.

Four Second-Place Finishes Pace Eagles on Day One Apr 16, 2010

Swirling winds exceeding 20 miles per hour and sub-50 degree temperatures thwarted the attempts of Eastern Michigan University men’s track athlete David Brent and his efforts to run a sub-four minute mile at the EMU Twilight, Friday, April 16.

Four Eagles Named to Academic All-MAC Team Apr 15, 2010

A total of 43 Mid-American Conference student-athletes were named to the 2010 Academic All-MAC Indoor Track and Field men's and women's teams as voted by the league's faculty athletic representatives.

Women's Track Turns in Dominant Performance at Akron Apr 11, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team dominated the competition Saturday by winning the 100, 200, 400, 800, 400 hurdles, 3,000-meter steeplechase and both relay races, en route to one of its best performances of the season. EMU did so in competition against Mid-American Conference opponents Akron and Kent State among others.

Win in 4x100 Highlights Eagles Weekend Apr 10, 2010

Day two of the Tennessee Sea Relays was highlighted by a win in the 4x100-meter dash for the Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team. The Eagles quartet beat out 10 other schools, including Mid-American Conference foe Kent State University, to earn the victory.

Track Finishes Day One in Tennessee Apr 9, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team competed at the Tennessee Sea Relays during day one of the event, Friday, April 9, in Knoxville, Tenn.

Eagles Dominate Chips in MAC Dual Apr 5, 2010

Dominating performances on the track helped the Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team roll over the Chippewas of Central Michigan University, Saturday, April 3, in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Eagles Take Second in MAC Quad Apr 4, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team finished second out of four teams in a Mid-American Conference quad meet against Central Michigan University, Bowling Green State University, and host school Western Michigan University, Saturday, April 3, at the Jack Shaw Invitational in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Calka, Hollinger-Janzen Compete at Stanford Invite Mar 27, 2010

Two members of the Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team competed on in the prestigious Stanford University Invitational Friday, March 26. The meet is billed one of the biggest outdoor meets annually and attracts the best national talent on a consistent basis.

Day One of Huron Relays Concludes Mar 26, 2010

Eastern Michigan University kicked off the 55th Annual Huron Relays today, March 26, at Bob Parks Track inside Bowen Field House. Here are the results from the Division II High School teams who competed in the opening day's events.

Huron Relays High School Entries Mar 25, 2010

Eastern Michigan University will host the 55th Annual Huron Relays, March 26-27, at Bob Parks Track inside Bowen Field House. Here are the entries for the Division I and Division II High School teams who are scheduled to compete in the weekend's events.

Huron Relays Wrap Up Mar 25, 2010

Day one of the 55th Annual Huron Relays wrapped up at Bob Parks Track, Thursday, March 25. Here are the standings for the Division I and Division II High School teams who competed in the days events.

Eagles Jump Out to Fast Start in Outdoor Opener Mar 19, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women’s track team started the 2010 outdoor season in impressive fashion as it won three events at the University of South Florida Bull Invitational today, March 19, in Tampa, Fla.

Record-Breaking DMR Team Places Fifth at NCAAs Mar 13, 2010

Four Eagles cemented themselves into the record books as the Eastern Michigan University men’s distance medley relay team earned All-Americans honors and took home a fifth-place finish, Friday, March 12, at the NCAA National Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.

Men's Relay Team Shatters School Record Mar 6, 2010

Curtis Vollmar, Ackeem Forde, David Brent and Blake Figgins broke a 15-year-old school record by posting an NCAA Provisional Qualifying time of 9:32.72 in the Distance Medley Relay at the Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Ind. yesterday.

Women's T&F Leapfrogs Five Spots in Regional Ranking Mar 2, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team jumped five spots in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) rankings, from 15th to 10th, following its fifth-place finish at the Mid-American Conference Championship, Feb. 27.

Men Move to Eighth Regionally Following MAC Dominance Mar 2, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team jumped two spots in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) rankings, from 10th to eighth, following its 13th Mid-American Conference Championship title, Feb. 27.

Calka Earns USTFCCCA Academic Award Mar 2, 2010

Eastern Michigan University freshman cross country and track and field distance runner Courtney Calka has been named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honoree, the committee announced Monday evening, March 1.

Strong Day Two Secures Fifth-Place in MAC Championship Feb 27, 2010

Wins in the 60-meter dash and 4x400-meter relay allowed the Eastern Michigan University women's track and field team to secure a fifth-place finish in the Mid-American Conference Championship, Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Jack Skoog Track in Mount Pleasant, Mich.

Lucky Number 13 - Men's Track Claims MAC Indoor Title Feb 27, 2010

After starting the second day of the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship in second place, Saturday, Feb. 27, the men of Eastern Michigan University rallied to claim its 13th Indoor Title in 15 years since the inception of the MAC Indoor Championship in 1996.

LUCKY NUMBER 13! Feb 27, 2010

After starting the second day of the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship in second place, Saturday, Feb. 27, the men of Eastern Michigan University rallied to claim its 13th Indoor Title in 15 years since the inception of the MAC Indoor Championship in 1996.

Men in Second, Women Currently Ninth at MAC Championships Feb 26, 2010

After one day of competition at the 2010 Mid-American Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship, the Eastern Michigan University men are currently in second place with 38 total points, while the women sit in the ninth spot with nine points and multiple events left for day two.

Men in Second, Women Currently Ninth After Day One of MAC Championship Feb 26, 2010

After one day of competition at the 2010 Mid-American Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship, the Eastern Michigan University men are currently in second place with 38 total points, while the women sit in the ninth spot with nine points and multiple events left for day two.

Victories in Long Jump, 400-Meter Dash Highlight Eagles Day Feb 20, 2010

In its final tune-up meet before the Mid-American Conference Championship, the Eastern Michigan University women's track team earned victories in the long jump and the 400-meter dash, Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Silverston Invitational at the University of Michigan.

Victories in Long Jump, 400-Meter Dash Highlight Eagles' Day Feb 20, 2010

In its final tune-up meet before the Mid-American Conference Championship, the Eastern Michigan University women's track team earned victories in the long jump and the 400-meter dash, Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Silverston Invitational at the University of Michigan.

Men's and Women's T&F Ready for Silverston Invite Feb 17, 2010

The Eagles will head down the road to Ann Arbor for the second time this season as both the men and women are set to compete in the Silverston Invitational, Saturday, Feb. 20, hosted by the University of Michigan.

Women's Track Led By Winning 4x400-Meter Relay Team Feb 13, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University 4x400-meter relay team of Shantavia Williams, Brittany Lockhart, Shade St. Louis and Asia Rawls won the title in a time of 3:47.01 here Saturday, Feb. 13, in the final day of the University of Akron Invitational to lead a contingent of EMU women's track and field competitors.

Men's Track Has Strong Efforts at Two Indoor Meets Feb 13, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's indoor track and field squad sent competitors to the Grand Valley State University Big Meet here Friday-Saturday, Feb. 12-13, as well as sending several student-athletes to the University of Akron Invitational in Akron, Ohio. The Eagles came up with outstanding efforts at both venues.

Women's Track Wraps Up Day One of GVSU Big Meet Feb 12, 2010

Junior Lauren Quaintance finished sixth in the 600-meter run in 1:36.13 to lead the Eastern Michigan University women’s track team here in the first day of the Grand Valley State University Big Meet, Friday, Feb. 12. The majority of events will be competed Saturday, Feb. 13.

Men's Track Has a Good First Day at GVSU Big Meet Feb 12, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team turned in some strong performces here Friday, Feb. 12, in the first of two days of competition in the Grand Valley State University Big Meet.

Track and Field Completes Day One of GVSU Big Meet Feb 12, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up day one of the GVSU Big Meet Friday, Feb. 12, in the Laker Turf Building. The Eagles conclude action on the westside of the state Saturday, Feb. 13.

EMU Adds Two to Men's Track Program Feb 11, 2010

Two former EMU track and field letterwinners are returning to campus to assist the men's track and field program. Former hurdling standout Tiberia Patterson will be an interim assistant coach while Cliff Larkins will become a volunteer assistant coach under interim men's Head Track and Field Coach John Goodridge.

Eagles Flys High at Famed Meyo Invitational Feb 6, 2010

At one of the most prestigious Midwest meets during the indoor season, the Eastern Michigan University men's and women's track and field squads showed why they are among the elite by placing high in various events at the two-day, 23rd Annual Meyo Invitational at Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.

EMU Men's Track Head Coach Brad Fairchild Resigns Feb 5, 2010

Veteran Eastern Michigan University men's track and field Head Coach Brad Fairchild has announced his resignation after he had been confronted with recent NCAA violations. His resignation is effective Feb. 3, 2010. John Goodridge, the men's track and field assistant coach and head men's cross country coach, will handle the head coaching duties on an interim basis.

Men and Women Finish First, Second, Respectively, at Chippewa Invite Jan 30, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's track squad finished first while the the women's team secured second place at the Chippewa Invitational in Mount Pleasant, Mich., Saturday, Jan. 30. The men posted a score of 162, besting second place Central Michigan University (151.5), third place Kent State University (108.5), and fourth place Oakland University (61). The women claimed second with a score of 111, while CMU finished first (160), Western Michigan University was third (96), KSU was fourth (53.5) and OU finished last (5.5).

Vollmar Wins MAC Male Track Athlete of the Week Jan 27, 2010

Curtis Vollmar, senior runner for the Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team, won the award for Mid-American Conference Male Track Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 24, 2010. The award is presented weekly to the conference's most outstanding runner.

Women Wrap Up Invite with Nine Top-Three Marks Jan 23, 2010

After placing in the top three in four of the six events during the first day of the Harvey-Simmons Invitational at the University of Michigan, the Eastern Michigan University women's track team followed suit by posting five more top-three finishes during day two of the Harvey-Simmons Invitational, Saturday, Jan 23., to wrap up the two-day invite.

Meyer, Walther Stand Out for Eagles on Day One of Invite Jan 22, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University Men's track team used two second place finishes on the first day of competition, Jan. 22, at the Harvey-Simmons Invitational to set up a potential day-two upset over the University of Michigan and other schools in competition.

Walther Again Named the MAC’s Male Scholar Athlete of the Week Jan 22, 2010

For the second consecutive week, Eastern Michigan University senior trackster Oliver Walther was named the Mid-American Conference Male Scholar Athlete of the Week. This time the award was for the week ending Jan. 18, and it marks the second time in his career that he has won the honor.

Walther Wins MAC Male Field Athlete of the Week Jan 20, 2010

Eastern Michigan University senior track and field athlete Oliver Walther was announced as the MAC Male Field Athlete of the Week by the Mid-American Conference for the week ending Jan. 17, 2010.

Eagles Fly High at 'Mike Lints' Open Jan 18, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women's track and field team displayed dominance in every facet of the sport as it dominated both track and field events at the ‘Mike Lints’ Open in Allendale, Mich., Jan. 15, 2010.

Eagles Pull a Trifecta, Defeat CMU, UD and OU Jan 16, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team made quick work of its three opponents Friday, Jan. 15, as it earned victories over the University of Detroit Mercy, Oakland University, and Mid-American Conference rival Central Michigan University in the only scored home meet of the 2010 indoor season for the Eagles.

Walther Named the MAC’s Male Scholar Athlete of the Week Jan 15, 2010

Eastern Michigan University senior trackster Oliver Walther was named the Mid-American Conference Male Scholar Athlete of the Week for the period ending Jan. 11. This marks the first time in his career that he has won the weekly honor.

Men's Track Hosting Four Tonight at Bowen Jan 15, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team will compete tonight, Jan. 15, 2010, in a quad meet against Mid-American Conference rival Central Michigan University, the University of Detroit Mercy and Oakland University. The meet will be scored as three dual meets, giving Eastern the potential to walk away 3-0 after tonight's competition.

Women Head to Allendale for “Mike Lints” Open Jan 14, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University Eagles will travel to Allendale, Mich. for the “Mike Lints” Open at Grand Valley, Jan. 15. In the squad’s first meet away from Ypsilanti this season, EMU takes comfort in heading north to GVSU. During last season’s trip to Grand Valley, the Eagles enjoyed 10 top-five finishes, including a Beverly Elcock victory in the 800-meter run. The following week, the Eagles will head to Ann Arbor, Mich. for the two-day Harvey-Simmons Invite.

Gersham Named MAC Field Athlete of the Week Jan 12, 2010

For his efforts in Eastern Michigan University's opening meet of the 2010 season, EMU senior Gerald Gersham earned the coveted Men's Field Athlete of the Week for the Mid-American Conference.

Eagles Runners, Throwers Back in Action Friday Night Jan 12, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's track and field squad will once again take to Bob Parks Track, Friday, Jan. 15, as they host a quad meet against University of Detroit Mercy, Oakland University and Mid-American Conference rival Central Michigan University.

Men’s Cross Country Hands Out Team Awards Jan 11, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team handed out its 2009 team awards at the annual cross country banquet, as senior harrier Curtis Vollmar took home the EMU's Most Outstanding Runner award.

Women's Track Opens Season in Dominant Fashion Jan 9, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University women's track and field team opened the 2010 season with impressive performances from both field athletes and runners at the EMU Open Invitational, Saturday, Jan. 9, at Bob Parks Track inside of Bowen Field House.

Schedule of Events for This Weekend's EMU Invitational Jan 4, 2010

The Eastern Michigan University indoor track and field teams open the 2010 campaign Saturday, Jan. 9, with the annual EMU Invitational at Bob Parks Track inside Bowen Field House. Listed below is the projected schedule of the day's events.

Two-Time MAC Champion Named Assistant Track Coach Dec 4, 2009

Sue Parks, head coach of the Eastern Michigan University’s women’s cross country and track and field programs, announced former Kent State All-American thrower Andy Nicholas as a new assistant coach for the women’s track and field squad. Nicholas will take over as the throws coach.

Matt Hammersmith Named Academic All-MAC Dec 3, 2009

Eastern Michigan University junior Matt Hammersmith has been named to the 2009 Mid-American Conference Men's Cross Country All-Academic squad, the league office announced Thursday, Dec. 3.

Cross Country Banquet to be Held Jan. 9 Dec 1, 2009

The Eastern Michigan University men’s cross country team will hold its annual awards banquet Saturday evening, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at EMU’s Student Center. The banquet will follow the EMU Open, Eastern’s first track meet of the 2010 campaign, and honor the accomplishments of the 2009 squad as well as former cross country captain Dan McClory, who, in 2008, made an unprecedented $1 million donation to the track and cross country programs. The donation was the largest gift ever given to the EMU Athletics Department.

Eagles Wrap Up Great Lakes Regional Nov 14, 2009

Behind a 17th place finish from true freshman Courtney Calka, the Eastern Michigan University women's cross country team finished 16th overall at the 2009 Great Lakes Regional Saturday, Nov. 14, in Bloomington, Ind.

Men's Cross Country Takes Ninth at Great Lakes Regional Nov 14, 2009

The Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team wrapped up action Saturday afternoon, Nov. 14, at the 2009 NCAA Great Lakes Regional, as the Eagles finished ninth as a team with 232 points in the 10,000-meter event.

Eagles Primed for Great Lakes Regional Nov 10, 2009

Coming off a sixth place finish at the 2009 Mid-American Conference Cross Country Championship, Oct. 31, the Eastern Michigan University women's cross country team will send its top seven runners to compete in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Saturday, Nov. 14, at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. The women's 6,000-meter event is scheduled to begin at 1:15 p.m.

Men’s Cross Country Set for Great Lakes Regional Nov 10, 2009

Coming off a runner-up finish at the 2009 Mid-American Conference Championship in its last competition, the Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team is back in action Saturday, Nov. 14, when the Eagles compete in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional. The men's 10,000-meter event is scheduled to begin at noon at the Indiana University Cross Country Course in Bloomington, Ind.

Women's Cross Country Takes Sixth at MAC Championship Oct 31, 2009

The Eastern Michigan University women's cross country team wrapped up action Saturday afternoon, Oct. 31, at the 2009 Mid-American Conference Cross Country Championship, as the Eagles placed sixth overall with 157 points.

Eagles Take Second at MAC Championship Oct 31, 2009

Behind a fourth place finish from senior captain Curtis Vollmar, the Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team finished took second with 55 points at the 2009 Mid-American Conference Cross Country Championship on the campus of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

Vollmar Named Runner of the Week Oct 28, 2009

Eastern Michigan University senior Curtis Vollmar was named the Mid-American Conference men’s cross country Runner of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday, Oct. 28. This is the second time this season he has won the award.

Eagles Eye Fifth Consecutive MAC Title in Athens Oct 28, 2009

After capturing its fourth consecutive Mid-American Conference championship last season, the Eastern Michigan University men's cross country team will go for number five on Saturday, Oct. 31, when the Eagles head to Athens, Ohio for the 2009 MAC Cross Country Championship.

Women's Cross Country Set for MAC Championship Oct 28, 2009

The Eastern Michigan University women's cross country team is back in action this Saturday, Oct. 31, when the Eagles head to Athens, Ohio for the 2009 Mid-American Conference Cross Country Championship, hosted by Ohio University.

Eagles Have Solid Showing at EMU Fall Classic Oct 23, 2009

The Eastern Michigan University men's and women's cross country teams both had solid performances Friday evening, Oct. 16, at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter, Mich., as several EMU runners, past and present, were well represented among the field.

Erin Webster Added as Volunteer Assistant Oct 23, 2009

Eastern Michigan University head women's cross country and track coach Sue Parks has announced the addition of Erin Webster as a volunteer assistant coach to her cross country and track staff.