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Cross Country Teams Finish Fifth at ODAC Championships Oct 29, 2011

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the ODAC Cross Country Championships Saturday morning. Tim Smith was named both the ODAC Runner and Scholar-Athlete of the Year while freshman Grace England garnered the ODAC Women’s Rookie of the Year.

Maroons Place Second among Div. III Schools at Blue Ridge Open Oct 16, 2011

Running against high powered Division I teams on the campus of Appalachian State, the men’s cross country team placed 18th at the Blue Ridge Open Friday afternoon. The Maroons were the second Div. III team at the meet, behind regionally-ranked Bridgewater.

Tim Smith Wins Third-Straight at DeSales Invitational Oct 10, 2011

Roanoke’s College men and women cross team traveled to Center Valley, PA Saturday to compete at the DeSales Invitational. The venue featured four races (four men, four women) consisting of nearly 50 teams and over 800 athletes. Senior captain Tim Smith won his third-straight race of the season for the men, leading the Maroons to an eighth-place finish. The women finished 15th.

Smith, England Capture Runner of the Week Honors Sep 27, 2011

Senior Tim Smith (Roanoke, VA, Cave Spring) and freshman Grace England (Dublin,VA, Pulaski County) were named Runners of the Week announced Monday evening. This is the second time that both runners have earned this honor this season, as they earned the title together on Sept. 13, 2011.

Men, Women Cross Country Win Maroon Invitational Sep 25, 2011

The Roanoke men's and women's cross country teams placed first in the Roanoke Maroon Invitational held in Salem at Mowles Spring Park. The men's team finished in first with 25 points, 63 points ahead of second place finisher Eastern Mennonite University. The women charged late in the race to capture first with 33 points, just four ahead of Southern Virginia in second.

Tim Smith Named ODAC Cross Country Runner of the Week Sep 13, 2011

Senior runner Tim Smith (Roanoke, VA, Cave Spring) was named ODAC Runner of the Week announced last evening. This is first athlete this season from the men's team that has garnered this award. Smith is also the first men's runner to earn POW honors since Ian Robinson (Roanoke, VA, Patrick Henry) won the award on Sept. 30, 2008.

Men Finish First, Women Second at McDaniel Invitational Sep 10, 2011

Roanoke’s Cross Country team participated in the Randolph Invitational Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va. The men won the event, as they finished with 73 points, ahead of Hagerstown with 105 points and host McDaniel (130). The women placed second with 103 points, trailing the Green Terror with 82 points.

Men Finish Second, Women Third in Lynchburg Challenge Sep 2, 2011

Roanoke’s Cross Country team participated in the Lynchburg Hornet Challenge Thursday afternoon in Bedford, Va. The men placed second in the event, as they finished with 45 points, behind Bridgewater College who had 45 points. The women placed third with 55 points, trailing Bridgewater by five points. Washington and Lee won the women's event with 47 points.

Roanoke Picked 4th in ODAC Women's Cross Country Poll Aug 29, 2011

FOREST, Va. --- Washington and Lee University received seven first place votes towards 63 total points to lead the 2011 ODAC Women’s Cross Country Preseason Poll. Lynchburg College grabbed one top nod on its way to 67 tallies, and Bridgewater College collected the remaining first place tab and 52 points to secure the third position in the annual coaches’ survey (full poll below).

Maroons Picked Fifth in ODAC Men's Cross Country Poll Aug 29, 2011

FOREST, Va. --- Lynchburg College collected nine first place votes on the way to 81 poll points to lead the 2011 ODAC Men’s Cross Country Preseason Poll. Guilford College holds down the second position with 67 tallies, while Bridgewater College and Virginia Wesleyan College tied for third with 59 points. The Marlins also received the remaining first place vote (full poll results below).

Carmen Graves Named ODAC Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Co-Athlete of the Year Jul 5, 2011

Three student-athletes were honored in the annual voting of the ODAC’s track & field coaches to determine this year’s top athletes. Lynchburg College standout James Bell was tabbed the ODAC Men’s Athlete of the Year, while fellow Hornet Jessica Gibbs joins Roanoke College’s Carmen Graves as the ODAC Women’s Co-Athletes of the Year.

Carmen Graves Races in NCAA Nationals May 28, 2011

COLUMBUS, Oh----Carmen Graves (Christiansburg, VA, Christiansburg) finished fifth in her 400 heat, ninth overall in this weekend’s NCAA Nationals. The Christiansburg native missed qualifying for the finals by less than .5 seconds, finishing with a time of 2:12.32 in the 800-meter run.

Carmen Graves Qualifies for NCAA National Championships May 9, 2011

DURHAM, NC--- In a high level Division I setting at Duke University, Carmen Graves (Christiansburg, VA, Christiansburg) raced in spectacular fashion, placing fourth and meeting the automatic qualifying standard for the NCAA championships later in May.

Maroons Race at Liberty Last Chance Meet May 9, 2011

SALEM, Va---Several athletes on the Roanoke Track and Field Team competed at the Liberty Last Chance Meet Thursday, May 5th. Many Maroons continue to push towards qualifying for the National Championships.

Hall of Fame at Roanoke College inducts three new members Apr 13, 2011

Three former Roanoke College student-athletes will be inducted into the College’s Athletic Hall of Fame during Alumni Weekend. Two former softball standouts, Amy Layman ’01 and Holly Morris ’01 along with former cross country and track and field star, Casey Smith ’01 will be honored for their contributions to Roanoke Athletics. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15 in the Colket Center Wortmann Ballroom.

Track and Field Travels to Lynchburg for Lynchburg College Classic Apr 9, 2011

LYNCHBURG, Va--- The Roanoke Track & Field teams competed at Lynchburg College Saturday afternoon. The field was a competitive one, with athletes coming from 14 different colleges and universities including, VA Tech and several other Division. I schools. A number of the Maroons placed in the top-10.

Three Maroons earn ODAC Player of the Week Honors Apr 4, 2011

Men’s Lacrosse standout Richard Lachlan, softball slugger Lisa Scruggs and track runner Carmen Graves each earned ODAC Player of the Week honors announced this afternoon. For Scruggs and Graves, it marks the second time this season they have garnered the weekly honor. For Lachlan, it’s the first time in his career that he has gained conference recognition.

Track and Field Competes at Liberty Apr 3, 2011

Athletes from 33 colleges and universities, including Penn State, the University of Virginia, and fourteen other Division I schools descended on Liberty University’s track & field venue on Friday and Saturday. The Roanoke squad posted a number of terrific performances, with 13 finishing in the top 20.

Fitzwater named ODAC T&F Female Athlete of the Week Mar 29, 2011

Senior Whitney Fitzwater (Middletown, DE, Middletown) was named ODAC Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week announced Tuesday morning. It is the first time in her career and the second time this spring a Maroon has garnered the weekly honor.

Track and Field Dominates in Roanoke Invitational Mar 20, 2011

SALEM, Va---The Roanoke College Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Teams hosted the Roanoke Invitational Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won the meet, scoring over 200 points, while the men’s team finished just five points behind the winner Washington and Lee with 176, to take second place.

Cross Country Races in ODAC Championships Oct 30, 2010

Lynchburg, Va. --- The Men's and Women's Cross Country teams raced in the ODAC Championships at Randolph College Saturday morning. The men finished fifth with 122 points, and the women placed fourth with 88 points. Lynchburg took home the title for the men, with 34 points, while Washington and Lee won the championship on the women's side with 46 points.

Maggie Moore Named ODAC Cross Country Runner of the Week Sep 28, 2010

Senior Maggie Moore (Roanoke, VA, Patrick Henry) was named ODAC Runner of the Week announced Monday evening. It is the first time this season a women's cross country runner has been voted the weekly honor. She became the first Maroon female runner to receive the award since Liz Mumaw on Sept. 22, 2008.

Men and Women's Cross Country Wins Maroon Invitational Sep 25, 2010

Roanoke men's and women's cross country both won the 2010 Maroon Invitational Saturday morning. The men won the meet for the first time since 2007 while the women claimed their second meet crown over the last three years.

Maroons Have Strong Showing at Washington & Lee Invite Sep 11, 2010

Lexington, Va--- The Maroons Cross Country team ran in the Washington & Lee Invite Saturday afternoon in Lexington, Virginia. The men won their second straight event of the year, finishing with 17 points, ahead of Washington & Lee with 24. The women finished third in the meet, recording 25 points, behind Catholic, 22, and Washington & Lee, 15.

Men Finish First, Women Second in Randolph Invitational Sep 1, 2010

Roanoke’s Cross Country team participated in the Randolph Invitational Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va. The men won the event, as they finished with 29 points, just ahead of Lynchburg with 36 points. The women placed second with 49 points, trailing the Hornets with 27 points.

Jamison Monahan Collects ODAC Scholar-Athlete Award Jun 8, 2010

Roanoke College men’s outdoor track & field standout, James Monahan, is one of nine student-athletes from Old Dominion Athletic Conference member schools to earn a 2010 ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award during the spring athletic schedule. Monahan was tabbed from a pool of nominees by a vote of each of the conference’s sports information directors.

Roanoke Seniors Finish Career at NCAA Championships May 29, 2010

CLEVELAND, Ohio --- Seniors Jaleesa Osborne (Ordinary, VA, Gloucester), Jazamine Stallings (Havre De Grace, MD, Havre De Grace)and Robin Yerkes (Arnold, MD, Broadneck)capped their careers at the 2010 NCAA Div. III Outdoor Track & Field Championships this weekend at the campus of Baldwin-Wallace.

Sayers and Yerkes Repeats in Respective USTFCCCA Regional Awards May 25, 2010

Assistant Track & Field Coach Shelli Sayers and sprinter Robin Yerkes (Arnold, MD, Broadneck)repeated in their respective regional awards announced this afternoon. Sayers was voted USTFCCCA Assistant Women’s Coach of the Year in the South/Southeast Region while Yerkes took home the USTFCCCA South/Southeast Region Track Athlete of the Year.

Track & Field Heading To Nationals May 24, 2010

NCAA released the official participants for the 2010 NCAA OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS to be hosted by Baldwin-Wallace College starting May 27th. Roanoke will be represented by Robin Yerkes, JaLeesa Osborne, Jazamine Stallings, and Carmen Graves. The women are currently ranked #8 overall as a team in the latest USTFCCCA Division III poll.

Maroon Track and Field Women rank nationally, Team Performs well at CNU May 10, 2010

Newport News, VA --- The Roanoke College Maroons travelled to and competed at Christopher Newport University over the weekend. Two men from the Roanoke Track and Field team travelled to Duke University to compete in the Duke Twilight Invitational. Both track meets yielded great performances from the Roanoke athletes.

Fitzwater Sets New School Record in Hammer Throw Apr 30, 2010

Lynchburg, VA --- JuniorWhitney Fitzwater (Middletown, DE, Middletown) competed at the Liberty Twilight Invitational April 29 for the Roanoke College Maroons. While there, Fitzwater set a new school record in the hammer throw.

Roanoke Women Win ODAC Title, Pincus Receives Coach of the Year Apr 24, 2010

Bridgewater, VA --- The ODAC Track and Field Championships were held this weekend at Bridgewater College. The Roanoke Women’s Track and Field team had a spectacular performance and finished the weekend by winning the Championship with 205 points. This is the women’s fifth straight ODAC Championship and their ninth in ten years. The men also several great performances and finished the meet fourth overall. In addition to the win there were several awards given to both the men and women.

Robin Yerkes Named ODAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week Apr 19, 2010

Senior sprinter Robin Yerkes (Arnold, MD, Broadneck) was named ODAC Female Athlete of the Week for women’s track & field for the second-straight week. It is the second athlete on the team to receive the weekly honor this season, including the six time in her storied career.

Roanoke Shows its Strength at Charlotte Invitational Apr 17, 2010

Charlotte, NC --- A select few of the Roanoke Track and Field team travelled to the Charlotte Invitational this weekend to compete against several schools which included ten Division I schools. Of the athletes who attended the meet, all were the first Division III athletes to finish their respective races.

Track & Field Moves Up to Second In Div. III USTFCCCA Poll Apr 15, 2010

Roanoke moved up three spots to second in the USTFCCCA Week Two Div. III Poll announced this morning. Rankings are based on overall national rankings in each event. It is the second-straight week the Maroons have been in the top-five in the weekly survey.

Osborne Ranks #1 in Long Jump in NCAA Apr 10, 2010

Lynchburg, VA --- The Roanoke College Track and Field teams traveled to Lynchburg College to compete. The men and women had excellent performances throughout the day.

Women’s Track & Field Ranked Fifth in Country Apr 9, 2010

The Roanoke Women’s Track & Field team was ranked fifth in the nation in the US Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III rankings announced this week. This is the highest the women have been ranked at the beginning of an outdoor season.

Women's 4x100 Qualifies Nationally Apr 3, 2010

Lynchburg, VA --- The Roanoke College Track and Field team travelled to the Liberty University Invitational this weekend to compete against several Division I teams. The most notable of several exceptional performances was the women's 4x100m relay team which won the event.

Osborne and Nagel Recieve ODAC Honor Mar 29, 2010

Salem, VA --- Seniors JaLeesa Osborne and Andy Nagel received ODAC Track and Field Athletes of the Week on Monday March 29th for their spectacular performances over the weekend.

Roanoke Competes in Two Meet Weekend Mar 27, 2010

Bridewater, VA --- A select few the Roanoke College Track and Field team travelled to the Washington and Lee Distance Carnival meet Friday evening. At the meet, the women's 4x400m relay team broke a school record and nationally qualified. The rest of the team travelled to compete in the Bridgewater Doc Jopson Invitational Saturday, March 27.

Women Win Roanoke College Invitational, Men Come in Second Mar 20, 2010

Salem, Va --- The Roanoke College Track and Field teams hosted the Maroon Invitational at C. Homer Bast Track. Both the women and men ended the sunny day with excellent performances. The women finished the meet in first place with 227.5 points while the men placed second with 170 points.

Virginia's Division III Men Cross Country Preview Brandon Miles Aug 7, 2003

The top division III cross country program in the state last fall was Lynchburg College by a hair. While Emory College (Atlanta, Georgia) dominated last year's NCAA DIII Southeast regional cross country meet, Lynchburg (87 points) finished second in last November's race as they were two points ahead of fellow Virginia school, Christopher Newport University. This year's battle for state supremacy seems to be once again a two team fight between the Hornets and Captains.