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Track and field sets new PR’s at Blazer Invitational

Scott McLendon Staff Writer Both Troy’s men’s and women’s track teams showed much promise in their 2016 indoor season opener in the Blazer Invitational on Friday, Jan. 15. Top three finishes and personal records were achieved by the Trojans at the meet hosted by UAB at the Birmingham CrossPlex. Freshman Michael Alvernaz won the men’s weight Read More

Track and field team returns to Auburn

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy track and field team wrapped up the War Eagle Invitational with several top-three finishes on Saturday, April 18. The Trojans returned to Auburn on Friday, April 17. Senior Demetris Elia picked up third place in the men’s hammer throw. Teammate freshman Joevar James also placed third in his event, the Read More

‘If you ain’t first, you’re last’: Track and field dominates invitational

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy track and field team left the USA Invitational victorious with a first-place overall win for the team on Saturday, April 11. Troy traveled to Mobile on Thursday, April 10, and competed against 16 teams, including Sun Belt rivals South Alabama, UL Lafayette and Arkansas State. Sophomores Aleeah Stigarll and Riley Read More

Track and field team continues setting new personal records

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy track and field team competed in the University of North Florida Spring Break Invitational and finished with several top-five finishes on Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28.  On Friday, freshman Corina Cox won the women’s discus throw with a 50.99-meter toss. This is now Cox’s third-straight win in the Read More

Track and field finishes in ninth at the Sun Belt Indoor Championship

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy track and field team wrapped up its indoor season at the Sun Belt Indoor Championship in Birmingham, toppling personal records and finishing in ninth place. On Monday, Feb. 23, freshmen Sara Zylstra and Naomi Sheppard, along with sophomore Sierra King, and junior Julia Ostendorf made up the distance medley group Read More

Track and field finishes up indoor season

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy track and field team concluded its regular indoor season at the Samford Invitational, and several Trojans set new personal bests during the weekend. Troy took on Sun Belt rivals ULM, Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Georgia State and UALR.  The events for Friday, Feb. 13, were the men’s and women’s high Read More

Track and field team earns first place in event

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy track and field team traveled to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to compete at the Middle Tennessee Invitational and came away with a first-place finish on Saturday, Feb. 7. Troy vied for dominance against schools such as Middle Tennessee, Belmont, Chattanooga, Eastern Kentucky, Southern Miss, and UAB. Junior Zach Douglas was the victorious Read More

Track and field season off to a good start

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy track and field team kicked off its 2015 indoor season at the UAB Blazer Invitational on Friday, Jan. 9 and wrapped up with satisfying finishes on Saturday, Jan. 10. On Friday, three Trojans finished in the top-four for the women’s 5000-meter run. Junior Julia Ostendorf took second place while freshmen Read More

Track and field head coach Jill Lancaster resigns

Thomas Gleaton Copy editor  An era of Troy University sports ended this past June, when track and field coach Jill Lancaster resigned her position. Athletic Director John Hartwell announced her immediate departure, citing “family medical concerns.” “We will begin a national search immediately for the next coach to lead our track and field and cross country Read More