ODAC Outdoor Track News Archive
2012-13 Outdoor Track & Field News
|May 19, 2013
Eight student-athletes will represent the ODAC at the 2013 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The three day meet, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, will feature five women and three men from league schools competing in nine different events. Competition is set for May 23-25 at Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex in La Crosse, Wisc.
|April 20, 2013
The Lynchburg College men's team and the Roanoke College women's squad captured the team titles at the 2013 ODAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday evening. The Hornets won six events towards 175.5 points and a 38.833-point spread between first and second place in the standings. The Maroons Washington and Lee by topped 23.5 points on the women's side after claiming nine event victories towards 178.5 points.
|April 19, 2013
Lynchburg College owns the team standings lead in both the men's and women's competitions after the first day of the 2013 ODAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Men's throw Greg Wilson (pictured) won both the shot put and hammer throw as part of four combined event victories for the Hornets. Day two competition begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.
2011-12 Outdoor Track & Field News
|July 6, 2012
A pair of familiar and highly decorated student-athletes collected the final athletic awards of the 2011-12 campaign. Roanoke's Carmen Graves and Lynchburg's James Bell were named the ODAC Track & Field Athletes of the Year for the second straight season. Bell earned the honor outright in 2011 while Graves shared her accolade with LC’s Jessica Gibbs a year ago.
|June 5, 2012
A pair of Maroons earned the conference's top awards in a vote of the ODAC Board of Directors at the annual league meetings last week. Roanoke College women's track athlete Sarah Witt was recognized as the Marge Berkley Award winner, while golfer Brandon Ketron was tabbed the winner of the Doc Jopson Award.
|June 3, 2012
Lynchburg College's James Bell and Roanoke College's Carmen Graves earned All-America recognition at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps last week. The honors highlight the performances of six ODAC student-athletes during the three-day affair.
2010-11 Outdoor Track News
|June 23, 2011
Lynchburg's James Bell (pictured) was joined by fellow Hornet Jessica Gibbs and Roanoke's Carmen Graves in being named the ODAC Men's and Women's Track & Field Athletes of the Year. All three competed in the NCAA Championships last month in Delaware, Ohio, and were standout performers throughout the ODAC season.
|June 10, 2011
Three student-athletes earned the conference's top awards in a vote of the ODAC Board of Directors at the annual league meetings earlier this week. W&L's Greg Kurkis was recognized as the Doc Jopson Award winner. BC's Christina Rhodes and W&L's Emmy Mathews will share the Marge Berkely Award., marking the first tie in Berkely Award history.
|May 28, 2011
Guilford sprinter Johnathan Smith (pictured) and Lynchburg decathlete James Bell secured All-America honors at the 2011 NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships this weekend at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. Smith was honored with a pair of top awards for his efforts in the 100 and 200-meter dashes.
2009-10 Outdoor Track News
|June 17, 2010
The postseason awards continued to roll in for a pair of the conferences most successful spring athletes as the ODAC track & field coaches voted on their sports top athletes of the 2010 campaign. Bridgewater senior Courtney Hartman and fellow senior Ricky Flynn from Lynchburg were named the 2010 ODAC Mens and Womens Track & Field Athletes of the Year.
|May 29, 2010
Roanoke College senior sprinter Robin Yerkes ran her way to three All-American awards on Saturday at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships. She earned honors in the 200 and 400 dashes, as well as the 4x100 relay. Lynchburg's Ricky Flynn picked up his second All-American award of the weekend in the 5,000 run.
|May 28, 2010
Bridgewater senior Courtney Hartman put the cap on a stellar season as she won the heptathlon at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships on Friday afternoon on the campus of Baldwin-Wallace College. Hartman racked up 4,904 points to win by 92 points over the next closest competitor. Her point total also fell 47 points shy of tying the ODAC record.
2008-09 Outdoor Track News
|June 29, 2009
Washington and Lee seniors Becca Taylor and Elizabeth Webb have been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Womens Cross Country and Track & Field Team as selected by CoSIDA. Both Taylor and Webb were tabbed to the third team.
|June 3, 2009
Lynchburg's Ricky Flynn and Roanoke's Robin Yerkes took home the ODAC Men and Womens Track Athlete of the Year awards in an annual selection of the leagues coaches.
|May 25, 2009
Several of the ODACs top mens and womens outdoor track athletes competed at the 2009 NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships at Marietta College (Ohio) over the weekend. The performance of the leagues contingent was strong to say the least with 10 combined All-American honors.
2007-08 Outdoor Track News
|June 18, 2008
For the third time in the last five years, three athletes received top honors in a vote of the leagues track and field coaches. Bridgewater Colleges Melvin Queen and Scott Decker from Lynchburg College share the 2008 ODAC Male Track and Field Athlete of the Year award. Roanoke Colleges Robin Yerkes was tabbed as the 2008 ODAC Female Track and Field Athlete of the Year.
|April 17, 2008
Lynchburg College on the mens side and Roanoke College womens contingent will each be looking to protect the conference indoor championship crowns they claimed earlier this year another set of victories at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
2006-07 Outdoor Track News
|May 29, 2007
Several of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's (ODAC) top track and field performers were in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, this past weekend, competing at the 2007 NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships.
|May 24, 2007
Ten of the top track and field athletes from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) are set to compete at the 2007 NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships. Among those athletes performing are a record six female qualifiers from Roanoke College including three individuals that qualified for competition in multiple events. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and its J.J. Keller Field will play host to the championships scheduled for May 24 through May 26.
|April 29, 2007
The Lynchburg College mens and Roanoke College womens squads ran away with the team titles Saturday at the 2007 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by Lynchburg College.