2018-19 Ashland University Track and Field News

  • We're In! Are You? Today Is The 2019 AU Day Of Giving!
    March 21, 2019
    Thursday, March 21 is the 2019 Ashland University Day of Giving! More information on how you can support Ashland athletics is found in this press release.
  • 70 Eagles Earn Winter GLIAC Academic Plaudits
    March 21, 2019
    Ashland University’s athletic department has had a big year on the fields of competition so far in 2018-19, and that success continues to carry over into the classroom, as well.
  • AU Men, Women To Start Outdoor Season In South Carolina
    March 21, 2019
    When you are the Ashland University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams, and you are coming off an NCAA Division II national championship and an 11th-place nationals finish indoors, respectively, what do you do for an encore? The answer to that begins to come on Friday and Saturday (March 22-23) at the Winthrop Adidas Invitational in Rock Hill, S.C.
  • AU Athletics Soars To No. 9 In Directors’ Cup Standings
    March 13, 2019
    Earning the most winter-season points to date in NCAA Division II has allowed Ashland University’s athletic department to make quite the move up the 2018-19 Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings.
  • Logan Earns USTFCCCA Men’s Indoor Coach Of The Year Award
    March 13, 2019
    Quality never goes out of style.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Track And Field’s Mission Accomplished
    March 12, 2019
    Earned and deserved. If you’ve spent at least 15 minutes around the Ashland University track and field program, that phrase most likely has been heard.
  • 11 Eagles Lauded With USTFCCCA All-America Honors
    March 11, 2019
    As announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday (March 11) afternoon, 11 Ashland University men’s and women’s athletes earned 2019 NCAA Division II indoor track and field All-America honors.
  • Earned & Deserved! Eagle Men Win National Championship!
    March 09, 2019
    Ashland University’s men’s indoor track and field team won its first NCAA Division II indoor team national championship outright by one point. Or, more accurately, by one one-hundreth of a second.
  • Eagles Combine For Five All-Americans On Nationals Day 1
    March 08, 2019
    On Friday (March 8) on the first day of the 2019 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships at Pittsburg State (Kan.), Ashland University’s weight throwers put in some impressive work, and senior Myles Pringle once again did his best Superman impersonation.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Zak Looking For More At Nationals
    March 07, 2019
    His teammates, sophomore Brent Fairbanks and junior Alex Hill, are among the best NCAA Division II indoor men’s weight throwers in history. A fellow Eagle, senior Jim Toth, is having a breakout final indoor season. It would be a mistake, however, to overlook Ashland University junior Nick Zak at the 2019 D-II Indoor Championships, Friday and Saturday (March 8-9).
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Jindra’s Jump Up The D-II Ranks
    March 07, 2019
    In the high jump, just a centimeter here or there can make a big difference in winning or losing, in going to the national meet or not going.
  • Ashland Men, Women Set For 2019 D-II Indoor Nationals
    March 06, 2019
    The 2018-19 indoor track and field season started on Dec. 1. More than three months later, the time has come to see how all the time and effort for Ashland University’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams will manifest itself. Thirteen Eagles will compete at the 2019 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships on Friday and Saturday (March 8-9) at Pittsburg State in Kansas.
  • AU Men No. 2, Women No. 8 In D-II Heading Into Nationals
    March 04, 2019
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) rankings computers really like Ashland University’s chances for big things at indoor nationals.
  • Logan To Miss Indoor Nationals Due To Personal Health Situation
    March 04, 2019
    Due to a personal health situation, Ashland University head track and field coach Jud Logan will not accompany the Eagles to the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships, which will be Friday and Saturday (March 8-9) in Pittsburg, Kan.
  • AU Men, Women Ranked No. 2, 9; Region Honors Announced
    February 26, 2019
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) doled out quite a bit of praise to Ashland University’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams on Tuesday (Feb. 26) afternoon.
  • 13 Eagles To Represent AU At NCAA D-II Indoor Nationals
    February 26, 2019
    As announced by the NCAA on Tuesday (Feb. 26) night, 13 Ashland University men and women will represent the Eagle track and field teams at the 2019 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships, March 8-9 at Pittsburg State (Kan.).
  • AU Men, Women Earn Five More GLIAC Titles, Teams Place Second
    February 24, 2019
    Sunday’s (Feb. 24) second and final day of the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championships was a last chance for Ashland University’s men’s and women’s teams to not only earn conference honors, but get ready for 2019 NCAA Division II indoor nationals. And the Eagle men and women certainly took advantage of that last chance, tallying five conference championships and 10 “movement marks” for indoor nationals, March 8-9 at Pittsburg State (Kan.).
  • Fairbanks, Helenthal Earn GLIAC Weight Throw Titles
    February 23, 2019
    Day 1 of the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championships on Saturday (Feb. 23) was a successful one for Ashland University’s men’s and women’s teams.
  • Nationally-Ranked AU Men, Women Set For Indoor GLIACs
    February 21, 2019
    Months of training and competition for Ashland University’s indoor track and field teams will culminate in the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 23-24) at Saginaw Valley State.
  • AU Men No. 2, Women No. 10 In Nation Going Into GLIACs
    February 19, 2019
    In the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division II computer rankings, released on Tuesday (Feb. 19) afternoon, both of Ashland University’s indoor track and field teams remain in the top 10 in the nation.
  • AU Men, Women End Regular Season At Kent State Tune-Up
    February 16, 2019
    It’s on to championship meet week for Ashland University’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams following Saturday’s (Feb. 16) Kent State Tune-Up.
  • Freshman Throwers Pace AU Effort At Ohio State
    February 15, 2019
    Three members of Ashland University’s “Fab Five” did some showing off on Friday (Feb. 15) at the Ohio State Buckeye Tune Up.
  • No. 2 Men, No. 9 Women End Regular Season At OSU, KSU
    February 14, 2019
    The 2018-19 indoor track and field regular season comes to an end this weekend for Ashland University’s nationally-ranked men’s and women’s teams.
  • Bassitt, Fairbanks Take Top GLIAC Week 7 Honors
    February 12, 2019
    A pair of Ashland University sophomores continue to pile up Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference track and field honors.
  • Eagle Men, Women Stay Put In Latest USTFCCCA Rankings
    February 12, 2019
    Both of Ashland University’s indoor track and field teams are staying in place in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) computer rankings.
  • Otermat Earns Provo In Pole Vault At Kent State
    February 09, 2019
    In just one day, Ashland University junior Amber Otermat went from not in the NCAA Division II indoor nationals conversation to knocking on the door of going to Kansas.
  • Fairbanks, Bassitt Shine At GVSU Big Meet
    February 08, 2019
    Ashland University’s nationally-ranked men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams went to Grand Valley State Big Meet on Friday (Feb. 8). For Eagle sophomores Brent Fairbanks and Trevor Bassitt, it was a big meet indeed.
  • Nationally-Ranked AU Men, Women Go To GVSU, Tiffin
    February 07, 2019
    If crunch time for Ashland University’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams isn’t here, it’s close.
  • AU Men, Women Ranked No. 2, 9 In NCAA Division II
    February 05, 2019
    Ashland University once again has two top-10 indoor track and field teams going into the last two weekends of pre-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships action.
  • Eagle Men, Women Add To National Marks Tallies
    February 02, 2019
    Ashland University’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams, ranked No. 1 and 11 in NCAA Division II, respectively, added three more nationals marks on Saturday (Feb. 2) at Akron and in Kentucky.
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