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Jones Hits NCAA Automatic Mark Dec 10, 2011

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – One meet into the 2011-12 indoor track and field season and Abilene Christian Senior Nick Jones has already qualified for the NCAA Championships in the shot put after recording a winning distance of 18.24 meters (59 feet, 10.25 inches) Friday at the Air Force Academy's Blue and Silver Open.

Track Starts Season At AFA Dec 8, 2011

ABILENE – Seventeen members of the Abilene Christian men's and women's track and field teams are en route to the Air Force Academy for Friday's indoor season-opening Blue – Silver Open.

XC Finishes Year With Cool Run Nov 19, 2011

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Abilene Christian 2011 cross country season came to a close on a frigid, snowy Saturday afternoon in Eastern Washington where juniors Alyse Goldsmith and Chloe Susset competed against the nation's best Division II runners at the NCAA Championships.

Duo Ready For Nationals Nov 18, 2011

ABILENE – Abilene Christian cross country runners Alyse Goldsmith and Chloe Susset will be making their NCAA Championship debuts Saturday when they tackle the 6K course located along the picturesque Spokane River in Eastern Washington.

Susset Voted Top Athlete Nov 9, 2011

ABILENE – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Tuesday announced that Abilene Christian junior Chloe Susset was selected as the South Central Region's Women's Athlete of the Year in Division II.

Susset claims regional title Nov 5, 2011

WICHITA FALLS – ACU junior Chloe Susset, running with a heavy heart on Saturday, won the individual championship at the NCAA Division II South Central Region cross country championships, giving the ACU women their seventh individual regional championship in the last 10 years.

XC Ready For NCAA Regionals Nov 4, 2011

ABILENE – Five members of the Abilene Christian cross country teams will head to the former Hawk Ridge Golf Course in Wichita Falls, Texas Saturday morning for the NCAA DII South Central Regional Championships.

LSC Announces XC Honors Oct 25, 2011

RICHARDSON - Wildcats Chloe Susset, Alyse Goldsmith, Spenser Lynn and Fabian Wessel-Terharn were among 30 student-athletes recognized by the Lone Star Conference Tuesday as league officials announced the annual cross country all-conference honors.

Men 2nd, Women 4th at LSC XCs Oct 22, 2011

SAN ANGELO – Chloe Susset and Alyse Goldsmith were Abilene Christian's top finishers at Saturday's mornings running of the Lone Star Conference Championships hosted by Angelo State at Red Arroyo Park.

Forrister nabs academic honor Oct 21, 2011

RICHARDSON -- Abilene Christian's Erik Forrister and Angelo State's Emeline Crutcher claimed top honors Friday when Lone Star Conference officials announced the league's cross country all-academic awards.

XC Championships On Saturday Oct 19, 2011

ABILENE – Abilene Christian's cross country postseason begins Saturday with the running of the Lone Star Conference Championships at San Angelo's Red Arroyo park. The much-anticipated event begins with the women's 6K at 9:30 a.m. followed by the men's 8K at 10:30 a.m.

Pike Named Runner Of The Week Oct 14, 2011

ABILENE – The Lone Star Conference Friday announced that Will Pike was selected as its Cross Country of the Week. The junior was honored for his 10K victory last Saturday at the Midwestern State Carnival.

XC Wraps Regular Season At ASU Oct 12, 2011

SAN ANGELO – Three days removed from a pair of grueling 10 and 6K races at Midwestern State, select members of the ACU cross country teams got in one final tempo run Tuesday afternoon at the Angelo State Blue and Gold Classic.

Susset, Pike Win At Midwestern Oct 8, 2011

WICHITA FALLS, Kan. – Sophomore Will Pike and junior Chloe Susset of the Abilene Christian cross country teams each won individual championships Saturday at the Midwestern State Carnival.

Two Meets In One Week For XC Oct 6, 2011

ABILENE – The ACU cross country teams will compete in their final regular season meets over the next several days, first racing at the Midwestern State Cross Country Carnival before going to the Blue and Gold Classic at Angelo State.

Wildcats struggle at OSU Oct 1, 2011

STILLWATER, Okla. – The ACU women finished 18th overall and the men 23rd Saturday at the 75th annual Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree at the OSU Cross Country Course.

XC To OSU For Cowboy Jamboree Sep 29, 2011

ABILENE – The Abilene Christian cross country teams head to their largest meet of the season Saturday when Oklahoma State plays host to the annual running of the Cowboy Jamboree.

XC Outlasts UT-PB At Naimadu Sep 19, 2011

ABILENE – The Abilene Christian men's and women's cross country teams defeated Texas-Permian Basin in a dual meet Saturday morning as part of a full day of racing at the third-annual Naimadu Classic.

XC Home Meet Set For Saturday Sep 16, 2011

ABILENE – The Abilene Christian men's and women's cross country teams will proudly welcome a host of runners from across the region Saturday for the third-annual Naimadu Classic.

Goldsmith Paces ACU At Baylor Sep 1, 2011

WACO, Texas – The Abilene Christian men's and women's cross country teams placed third and sixth, respectively, at the season opening Bear Twilight Invitational hosted Thursday night at Baylor University.

XC Seasons Start Thursday At Baylor Aug 31, 2011

ABILENE – The ACU men's cross country team won its 20th consecutive conference title last fall, but head coach Chris Woods knows its going to take a different strategy to keep that streak alive.

XC Teams Earn Regional Ranking Aug 23, 2011

ABILENE – Abilene Christian's women's and men's cross country teams were ranked ninth and 10th, respectively, in the NCAA Division II South Central Regional preseason rankings released Tuesday by the USTFCCCA.

ACU picked to win LSC title Jul 27, 2011

RICHARDSON – Defending champions Abilene Christian and Midwestern State are the favorites to capture the 2011 Lone Star Conference men's and women's cross country championships, respectively, according to the league's preseason poll announced in late July.

Lofton announces new Wildcats Jun 14, 2011

ABILENE – ACU head track and field coach Roosevelt Lofton announced Tuesday that the Wildcats have added five athletes for the 2012 season.

Jackson, Jones earn LSC honors Jun 8, 2011

RICHARDSON – ACU's Desmond Jackson and Nick Jones, Incarnate Word's Elodie Barre`, and Texas A&M-Kingsville's Samantha Alvarez claimed the 2011 Lone Star Conference Track & Field Athletes of the Year awards. The honors were announced Tuesday following a vote of the league's head coaches.

Lofton Named Tops in DII Jun 3, 2011

NEW ORLEANS, La. – On Friday Roosevelt Lofton was named NCAA Division II Coach of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association after helping lead ACU to a sweep of Indoor and Outdoor Men's National Championships.

Jones earns national award Jun 1, 2011

NEW ORLEANS – ACU junior thrower Nick Jones has been named the NCAA Division II National Field Athlete of the Year, according to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association.

End of Fleet's ACU career marks beginning of new journey May 29, 2011

TURLOCK, Calif. – Tyler Fleet's final throw in the discus competition Saturday at the NCAA Division II track and field championship meet marked the end of his competitive athletic career. It also signaled the beginning of a new adventure that will, literally, take him across the globe.

Wildcats claim another title May 28, 2011

TURLOCK, Calif. – For the better part of four years, the ACU Wildcats have leaned on a core group of veterans to lead their team and win championships. And just as they did in March at the NCAA Division II indoor national championship meet in Albuquerque, N.M., the Wildcats' "Fab Four" delivered again Saturday at the outdoor championship meet, scoring 60 points between them – including 37 on the final day to deliver yet another team national championship in the long and illustrious history of ACU track and field.

Jones' PR leads to second place May 27, 2011

TURLOCK, Calif. – It was six short weeks ago that Nick Jones woke up one morning and decided to make wholesale changes to his throwing style in the shot put ring. Friday night at Al Brenda Track at Warrior Stadium, the decision paid off with a second-place finish and personal best mark in the shot put at the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships for ACU's junior all-America thrower.

Sang cruises to national title May 26, 2011

TURLOCK, Calif. – The ACU Wildcats got their national championship run off to a good start Thursday as they posted 15 points and one individual national title on the first day of the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championship meet at Al Brenda Track at Warrior Stadium.

Wildcats poised to add to championship legacy May 26, 2011

TURLOCK, Calif. – The ACU Wildcats enter this weekend's NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championship meet with the clear goal of winning the men's national championship. After all, if the Wildcats can win a national indoor championship with only four athletes, who's to say they can't win an outdoor title with double that amount?

ACU dominates USTFCCCA awards May 20, 2011

NEW ORLEANS – The ACU men's track and field team has dominated the competition this year on the track, so it should be no surprise they are dominating the post-season awards as well.

Men sending nine to California May 17, 2011

ABILENE – The ACU men's track and field team won't have to rely on just four athletes to try and win a national championship next week at the NCAA Division II outdoor championship meet.

Wildcats still No. 1 in poll May 17, 2011

NEW ORLEANS – The ACU men's track and field team remains the top-ranked unit in the country, according to the latest NCAA Division II Track and Field poll, which was released Tuesday by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association.

17 Wildcats voted all-region May 17, 2011

NEW ORLEANS – Twelve ACU men's track and field athletes and five ACU women's track and field athletes have earned all-region honors from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association.

Williams qualifies at Twilight May 13, 2011

ABILENE – Junior transfer Lavance Williams had one last chance to automatically qualify for the NCAA Division II outdoor national championship in the triple jump, and he did that Thursday night at the ACU Twilight Meet at Elmer Gray Stadium.

ACU to run at home Thursday May 11, 2011

ABILENE – The ACU track and field teams will compete at home for the first and only time this season Thursday as the Wildcats host the ACU Twilight Meet at Elmer Gray Stadium.

ACU claims 18th straight title May 8, 2011

STEPHENVILLE – Four ACU athletes took home two individual championships apiece Sunday as the Wildcat men's track and field team won its 18th straight Lone Star Conference championship at Memorial Stadium.

ACU Takes Early Lead at LSC May 8, 2011

STEPHENVILLE – Both the men's and women's track and field squads from Abilene Christian University claimed narrow leads in the race for the team championships after the second of three days of the Lone Star Conference meet here at Memorial Stadium.

ACU on track for LSC titles May 6, 2011

STEPHENVILLE – The ACU men's and women's track and field teams will begin their quests for Lone Star Conference championships Friday at Memorial Stadium on the campus of Tarleton State University.

Sang clocks remarkable 10,000 May 4, 2011

The ACU track and field team saw performances literally coast-to-coast this past weekend as Wildcats ran on the east coast (The Penn Relays in Philadelphia), the west coast (the Jordan Payton Invitational on the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA) and right here in Texas (the Mean Green Invitationa at the University of North Texas).

ACU adds home meet to schedule Apr 28, 2011

ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats have added a home meet to their 2011 track and field schedule, the only time the Wildcats will run at home this season.

Jackson earns LSC honors Apr 28, 2011

RICHARDSON – ACU senior sprinter Desmond Jackson was named the Lone Star Conference Male Track Athlete of the Week on Thursday after his performance last week at the Michael Johnson / Dr Pepper Classic at Baylor.

Jackson highlights strong day Apr 23, 2011

WACO – ACU senior Desmond Jackson posted one of the best days by a Wildcat sprinter in recent memory Saturday, blistering the Hart-Patterson Track and Field Complex in three races at the Michael Johnson-Dr Pepper Classic.

Jones top 60 feet at Mt. SAC Apr 19, 2011

WALNUT, Calif. – Juniuor shot-putter Nick Jones topped 60 feet for the first time in his career last week at the Mt. SAC Relays, one of the highlights of a strong weekend for ACU Track and Field. Also at the Mt. SAC Relays, Desmond Jackson blazed to wins in the 100 and 200 meters, and Amos Sang posted a new personal best in the 5000 meters.

Young honored at Mt. SAC Apr 18, 2011

WALNUT, Calif. – Former ACU track and field standout and Olympic golf medalist Earl Young was at the 53rd Mt. SAC Relays last weekend where he served as an honorary meet referee as meet officials remember what is commonly known as the "Greatest Day in Track and Field History."

LSC honors ACU track standouts Apr 14, 2011

RICHARDSON – ACU seniors Andrew McDowell and Ramon Sparks were each honored by the Lone Star Conference on Thursday as the league handed out its weekly LSC Track and Field Athlete of the Week awards.

ACU men still No. 1 in nation Apr 12, 2011

NEW ORLEANS – The ACU men's track and field team is ranked No. 1 in the country for the second straight week in rankings released Tuesday by the United States rack and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association.

ACU finishes strong in Austin Apr 9, 2011

AUSTIN -- Led by hurdler Andrew McDowell and triple jumper Ramon Sparks, both former NCAA Division II national champions from Kansas City, Mo., the ACU Wildcats turned in five top 5 performances Saturday in Myers Stadium on the final day of the 84th annual Texas Relays.

Newby, Jones highlight Friday Apr 8, 2011

AUSTIN -- Discus throwers Nick Jones and Paige Newby, the national leaders in men's and women's discus throws in NCAA Division II this season, shared the spotlight for the ACU Wildcats Friday on the third day of the 84th annual Texas Relays at Myers Stadium.

Fleet tops 198 feet in hammer Apr 7, 2011

AUSTIN -- Tyler Fleet turned in the first 60-meter hammer throw of his career Thursday to highlight performances by the ACU Wildcats on the second of four days of the 84th annual Texas Relays.

ACU Opens Outdoor at No. 1 Mar 29, 2011

NEW ORLEANS – Reigning indoor national champion ACU begins the outdoor season ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division II men's track and field, according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) rankings, which were released Tuesday.

Lofton Named Coach of the Year Mar 29, 2011

ABILENE – ACU head track and field coach Roosevelt Lofton has been named the NCAA Division II National Indoor Men's Coach of the Year for 2011.

Wildcats solid on first weekend Mar 18, 2011

ABILENE – The Wildcats headed in three different directions as the outdoor track season kicked off. The largest contingent headed to El Paso for the UTEP Springtime Classic, with mostly throwers traveling down Ambler Avenue to the Hardin Simmons Invitational and 6 multi-athletes going to San Angelo for the ASU Spring Break Multi-Event meet. At every venue, ACU acquired qualifiers for the national meet.

ACU wins unlikely championship Mar 12, 2011

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The ACU Wildcats captured the unlikeliest of their 53 NCAA track and field championships on Saturday as four athletes scored 49 points to lead the Wildcats to the NCAA Division II indoor championship at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

ACU Opens at Indoor Championships Mar 10, 2011

ALBUEQURQUE, N.M. – The 2011 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships begins Thursday as ACU sends four men and Amanda Ouedraogo on the women's side in search of more National Titles. Included among those men are Amos Sang, Nick Jones, and Ramon Sparks, all looking for multiple championships.

Sang Honored by USTFCCCA Mar 4, 2011

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Friday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the Region Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the NCAA Division II indoor track & field 2011 season. Abilene Christian senior Amos Sang continued to add to his accolades as he earned the South Central Region honor for the second consecutive year.

Jackson enjoys outstanding day Feb 22, 2011

LINCOLN, Neb. – Senior sprinter Desmond Jackson won both the 60 and 200 meters at the Nebraska Tune-Up Meet, one of several outstanding performances last weekend for ACU track and field athletes.

2011 ACU Track & Field Preview Feb 11, 2011

ABILENE – After a feverish start to the 2011 Indoor Track and Field season acusports.com took a look with head coach Roosevelt Lofton and previewed the 2011 Wildcats.

Sang dominates in New York Feb 6, 2011

ACU distance standout Amos Sang dominated the competition Friday, winning the 5000 meters at the New Balance Invitational with a personal-best and automatic qualifying time for next month's NCAA Division II indoor championship meet.

Track team has solid weekend Jan 23, 2011

LUBBOCK – The ACU men's and women's track and field teams enjoyed a solid weekend at the Texas Tech Invitational, posting several new provisional and automatic qualifiers for the NCAA Division II indoor championship meet.

Jones wins shot put at Tech Jan 15, 2011

LUBBOCK – ACU junior Nick Jones wasted no time re-establishing himself as one of the top throwers in collegiate track and field Saturday, winning the shot put in his first event for the Wildcats since the 2009 outdoor championship meet.

Wildcats open season in Lubbock Jan 13, 2011

LUBBOCK – The ACU men's and women's track and field teams begin the 2011 indoor season this weekend at the Texas Tech Open at the Athletic Training Center.

Sang Bellendant Runner Of Year Dec 16, 2010

RICHARDSON - Abilene Christian's Amos Sang and Anais Belledant were selected as the 2010 Lone Star Conference Cross Country Runners of the Year. The awards were announced Thursday following a vote of the league's head coaches.

ACU No. 16 in Directors Cup Dec 10, 2010

CLEVELAND, Ohio – With the completion of six NCAA Championships Abilene Christian currently ranks in the top 20 of all Division II schools in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings.

Sang Races to All-America Finish Dec 4, 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky – Amos Sang picked up all-America honors after racing to a ninth place finish Saturday at the NCAA DII Championships at a snow covered “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky.

Wildcats Return to National Meet Dec 3, 2010

LOUSIVILLE, Ky. – Abilene Christian men's cross country team returns NCAA National Championships Saturday led by South Central Region Champion Amos Sang. Anais Belledant will represent the Wildcats on the women's side after winning the South Central Region as well.

Sang, Belledant win titles Nov 20, 2010

WARRENSBURG, Mo. – A bounce-back season for the ACU men's and women's cross country teams continued Saturday at the NCAA Division II South Central Region championship meet. ACU's Amos Sang won the individual regional championship as the Wildcats finished second to qualify for the national championship meet, and Anais Belledant won the women's individual championship and finished ninth in the team standings.

Wildcats ready for a 'fight' Nov 19, 2010

WARRENSBURG, Mo. – The ACU men's and women's cross country teams will be in action Saturday at the NCAA Division II South Central Region championship meet.

Cross Country No. 2 In Region Nov 10, 2010

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Head Coach Chris Woods' cross country teams have continued to enjoy success this fall moving to No. 20 in the USTFCCCA Poll released this week. The Wildcats also jumped to No. 2 in the South Central region as released by the association Wednesday.

Men win LSC title; women third Nov 6, 2010

ABILENE – The ACU men's cross country team ran its Lone Star Conference championship streak to 20 Saturday morning as the Wildcats ran away from the field at Sherrod Park.

Wildcats set to host LSC meet Nov 5, 2010

ABILENE – The ACU men's cross country team will put its 19-year Lone Star Conference winning streak on the line Saturday morning when ACU hosts the LSC Cross Country Championship meet at Sherrod Park.

2010 Naimadu Classic Results Oct 11, 2010

ABILENE – ACU cross country took home solid finishes at the 2010 Naimadu Classic as the men recorded their second team win of the season as three runners on the women's side finished in the top three recording a second place finish.

Wildcats set to run at home Oct 8, 2010

ABILENE – The ACU men's and women's cross country teams will host the Naimadu Pre-Conference Meet on Saturday in the team's first home meet of the season.

Wildcats post pair of top-10s Sep 25, 2010

STILLWATER, Okla. – The ACU men's and women's cross country teams both posted top-10 finishes Saturday at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree with the women finishing eighth and the men 10th at the OSU Cross Country Course.

Wildcats to run at OSU Jamboree Sep 23, 2010

STILLWATER, Okla. – The ACU men's and women's cross country teams will be back in action Saturday morning at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree, the oldest cross country race in the country.

Wildcats back atop region Sep 23, 2010

ABILENE – The ACU men's cross country team moved all the way from No. 10 in the NCAA Division II South Central pre-season rankings to No. 1 in the latest rankings, according to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association.

Wildcats fifth in San Antonio Sep 23, 2010

SAN ANTONIO – The ACU Wildcat women's cross country team ran to a respectable fifth-place finish last Friday at the Ricardo Romo / Six Flags Fiesta Texas Classic.

Sang, ACU dominate Mule Run Sep 10, 2010

WARRENSBURG, Mo. – The ACU Wildcats' impressive start to the 2010 men's cross country season continued Friday night as they won the team title at the Central Missouri Mule Run.

Wildcats set to run in Missouri Sep 9, 2010

WARRENSBURG, Mo. – The ACU men's cross country returns to action Friday at the Central Missouri Mule Run, covering the same course that they will compete on at the NCAA Division II South Central Region championship meet in late November.

Sang wins title at Baylor Sep 6, 2010

WACO – ACU senior Amos Sang got his final cross country season off to a good start Friday night as both the men's and women's teams got off to promising starts at the Baylor Bear Twilight Invitational.

Wildcats begin season in Waco Sep 2, 2010

ABILENE – With one all-America runner and one of the heroes of the Wildcats' outdoor track and field season returning in 2010, the ACU men's cross country team is favored to win its 20th straight Lone Star Conference championship while transitioning under new head coach Chris Woods.

Woods hired as distance coach Sep 2, 2010

ABILENE – ACU head track and field coach Roosevelt Lofton announced Wednesday that he has hired Chris Woods as the Wildcats' new head cross country coach and assistant track and field coach.

Lofton announces new Wildcats Aug 27, 2010

ABILENE – ACU head track and field coach Roosevelt Lofton announced Friday that he has added 21 athletes to the 2011 roster.

ACU men picked to win LSC title Jul 20, 2010

SAN ANTONIO – Abilene Christian and Midwestern State are the favorites to capture the 2010 Lone Star Conference men's and women's cross country championships, respectively, according to the league's preseason poll announced on Tuesday.

Jones third in discus at meet Jul 15, 2010

MIRAMAR, Fla. -- ACU junior Nick Jones finished third in the discus throw last week at the North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Under-23 Track and Field Championships. at the Ansin Sports Complex.

Sang, Sparks honored by LSC Jun 16, 2010

RICHARDSON – Abilene Christian's Amos Sang and Ramon Sparks and Angelo State’s Aisha Adams and Celethia Byrd were selected as the 2010 Lone Star Conference Track & Field Athletes of the Year. The awards were announced last week following a vote of the league’s head coaches.

Fifteen Wildcats earn honors Jun 8, 2010

NEW ORLEANS – Fifteen ACU men's and women's track and field athletes earned NCAA Division II all-America status after helping the Wildcats to a pair of top-four finishes last month at the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships.

ACU men second, women fourth May 29, 2010

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – With three more individual victories Saturday, Abilene Christian University captured two team trophies at the 48th annual NCAA Division II track and field championships.

Hardin sixth in decathlon May 28, 2010

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Before rain and lightning suspended competition on the second day of the NCAA Division II track and field championships Friday, Desmond Jackson of Abilene Christian University was one of three heat winners in the men’s 200 qualifying.

Sang wins 10,000 meters May 27, 2010

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Amos Sang was an upset winner in the men's 10,000 meters, and the women's 400-meter relay team and sprinter Desmond Jackson from the Wildcat men's team led the qualifiers Thursday on the opening day of the 48th annual NCAA Division II track and field championships.

Wildcats set for run at titles May 26, 2010

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The ACU Wildcats will have 17 athletes and one relay team in action this weekend as their men's and women's teams try to return to the victory stand at the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships at the Irwin Belk Complex.

Sang earns top LSC award May 26, 2010

RICHARDSON – Abilene Christian and Angelo State led the All-Lone Star Conference awards with each putting 18 of the 55 student-athletes on the list for their performances at the 2010 LSC Men's and Women's Track & Field Championships.

ACU men, women in top 5 May 26, 2010

NEW ORLEANS – As the NCAA Division II outdoor championship meet approaches later this week, men of St. Augustine's and the women of Angelo State are the nation's top-ranked teams in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll, which was announced on Monday.

Sang honored by USTFCCCA May 26, 2010

NEW ORLEANS – ACU senior distance runner Amos Sang has been named the South Central Region Men's Track Athlete of the Year, according to the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches' Association.

ACU men win 17th straight title May 9, 2010

SAN ANGELO – A remarkable performance by distance runner Amos Sang sparked Abilene Christian University to its 17th consecutive men’s track and field championship on the final day of the Lone Star Conference meet Sunday.

ACU men lead going to final day May 8, 2010

SAN ANGELO – Sweeps in the triple jump and hammer throw provided four of the seven victories by ACU on Saturday on the second day of the Lone Star Conference track and field championships.

Withrow second after first day May 7, 2010

SAN ANGELO – On a record-setting opening day at the 76th Lone Star Conference track and field championships, veteran Jessica Withrow stands second in the heptathlon, and newcomer Parker Petty ranks seventh in the decathlon at LeGrand Sports Complex for the ACU Wildcats.

Wildcats looking for LSC titles May 6, 2010

SAN ANGELO -- The ACU men's and women's track and field teams will begin their quests for Lone Star Conference championships Friday at the LeGrand Sports Complex on the campus of Angelo State University.

UIL regional track heat sheets May 3, 2010

Here are the results from Monday's first day of the UIL track and field championships at Elmer Gray Stadium and Tuesday's heat sheets.

Jackson clocks 10.34 in 100 May 1, 2010

ABILENE -- Desmond Jackson of Abilene Christian University, defending champion for 100 meters in the Lone Star Conference, sprinted to a 10.34 Saturday night at Gray Stadium to move up to second in the nation in the latest NCAA Division II rankings.

Wildcats set to host home meet Apr 27, 2010

ABILENE -- The ACU Wildcats will host their only home track and field meet of the season this Saturday as the annual Oliver Jackson Open is run off at Elmer Gray Stadium.

Sparks third at Penn Relays Apr 24, 2010

PHILADELPHIA -- ACU triple-jumper Ramon Sparks continued his strong spring effort Saturday afternoon by finishing third in the championship flight of the event at the Penn Relays Carnival.

Fleet second at Oklahoma Apr 23, 2010

NORMAN, Okla. -- ACU sophomore thrower Tyler Fleet continued his strong outdoor season Friday as he finished second in the hammer throw at the Sooner Invitational.

Tanui qualifies at Penn Relays Apr 23, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- ACU distance runner Cleophas Tanui finished a strong 11th in the 10,000 meters late Thursday night at the Penn Relays, posting a provisional qualifying time for the outdoor championship meet in the process.

ACU Sweeps Track Awards Apr 22, 2010

RICHARDSON – For the second straight week ACU swept Lone Star Conference honors in men’s track and field while taking the women’s honors this week as well.

Fleet wins hammer at Baylor Apr 17, 2010

WACO -- The ACU Wildcats battled the elements all day Saturday at the Michael Johnson Classic to win one event and post eight top-five finishes on a rain-shortened day at the Hart-Patterson Track Complex.

Tracksters Earn LSC Honors Apr 15, 2010

RICHARDSON – Three ACU Track & Field athletes picked up Lone Star Conference honors Thursday as announced by the league. On the men’s side ACU swept honors with Amos Sang and James Hardin while Paige Newby took home honors for the women.

Hardin wins decathlon at ASU Apr 9, 2010

SAN ANGELO -- ACU mutli-event athlete James Hardin won the decathlon Friday at the 38th Annual ASU David Noble Relays at the ASU Multipurpose Stadium and provisionally qualified for next month's NCAA Division II outdoor championship meet in the process.

Track teams ranked in top 10 Apr 7, 2010

NEW ORLEANS – The ACU men's and women's track and field teams are each ranked in the top 10 in the season's first rankings by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association, which were released late Tuesday.

Women's relay team qualifies Apr 3, 2010

AUSTIN -- Abilene Christian University picked up four more top 10 finishes Saturday at the 83rd annual Texas Relays in Austin, but defending javelin throw champion Linda Brivule was denied a repeat title at Mike Meyer Stadium.

Hutson qualifies for nationals Apr 2, 2010

AUSTIN -- Distance runner Chloe Susset finished seventh in the women's university 3,000-meter steeplechase, and sprinter Wanda Hutson qualified for Saturday's 100-meter final to highlight the performances by Abilene Christian University Friday at the 83rd annual Texas Relays.

Withrow qualifies for nationals Apr 1, 2010

AUSTIN -- Jessica Withrow of Abilene Christian University finished 13th among 19 women who completed the heptathlon Thursday at the 83rd annual Texas Relays in Austin. Withrow scored 4,840 points to provisionally qualify for next month's NCAA Division II outdoor championship meet.

ACU women solid at UTA Mar 27, 2010

ARLINGTON -- Two-time defending NCAA Division II national champion javelin thrower Linda Brivule posted an automatic qualifying mark for the outdoor national championship meet on Saturday with her winning throw at the Bobby Lane Invitational at Maverick Stadium.

Pole vaulters post marks Mar 26, 2010

ABILENE -- Two ACU pole vaulters posted provisional qualifying marks for the NCAA Division II outdoor championship meet on Friday as they opened the outdoor season at the McMurry Invitational.

Wildcats third at nationals Mar 13, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Ramon Sparks won the national championship in the triple jump Saturday at the NCAA Division II indoor championship meet to lead a solid second-day effort for the Wildcats, who finished third in the team standings.

ACU Finishes Successful First Day Mar 12, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M – Abilene Christian had two top five finishes on the first day of field events at the NCAA DII National Championships at the Albuquerque Convention Center on Friday. The Wildcats also had three sprinters qualify for Saturday’s finals including sprinter Desmond Jackson in the 200 meters and 60 meters.

Wildcats set for national meet Mar 11, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The ACU Wildcats will be in action this weekend at the NCAA Division II indoor championship meet where they will be represented by a combined 10 athletes in 15 events.

ACU sending 10 to indoor meet Mar 4, 2010

ABILENE -- Ten ACU men's and women's athletes in 15 events will be competing at next weekend's NCAA Division II indoor national championship in Albuquerque, N.M.

Wildcats enjoy big weekend Feb 20, 2010

NORMAN, Okla. -- The ACU men's and women's track and field teams added three more provisional qualifiers over the weekend as the Wildcats competed at both the Nebraska Tune-Up and the Sooner Indoor Open.

ACU to host vault clinic Feb 8, 2010

ABILENE -- ACU volunteer assistant track and field coach Cory Aguilar will be hosting a Spring Tuesday Night Pole Vault Clinic each Tuesday beginning this week (Feb. 9) and continuing through May 4 at Elmer Gray Stadium.

Multi athletes take spotlight Feb 6, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The ACU Wildcats' multi-event performers finally got to show off what they could do during the indoor season, and all three of them posted qualifying point totals for next month's NCAA Division II indoor championship meet.

Sparks' effort caps solid day Jan 30, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Ramon Sparks posted the best collegiate triple jump mark in the nation Saturday as he won the event at the New Mexico Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

ACU to host throws clinic Jan 26, 2010

ABILENE -- ACU track and field throws' coach Jerrod Cook will be hosting a Weekly spring Semester Throws Clinic starting Feb. 24 at Elmer Gray Stadium.

Blair highlights day for ACU Jan 23, 2010

LUBBOCK -- The ACU men's and women's track and field teams added more qualifiers for the NCAA Division II indoor championship meet Saturday at the Texas Tech Invitational at the Athletic Training Center.

ACU qualifies 4 at first meet Jan 15, 2010

HOUSTON -- The ACU Wildcats got the 2010 indoor track and field season started on the right foot Friday at the Leonard Hilton Memorial indoor meet as they saw a combined four athletes post qualifying marks for the NCAA Division II indoor championship meet.

New era begins for ACU track Jan 15, 2010

HOUSTON -- A new chapter and the long and illustrious history of the ACU track and field program will begin to unfold Friday when first-year head coach Roosevelt Lofton leads the men's and women's teams into the first indoor meet of the 2010 season.

Sang earns top LSC honor Dec 4, 2009

RICHARDSON -- Midwestern State’s Sydnee Cole and Abilene Christian’s Amos Sang were chosen as the 2009 Lone Star Conference Cross Country Runners of the Year. The awards were announced Friday following a vote of the league's head coaches.

Sang Finishes 4th Earns All-American Nov 21, 2009

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - After missing the National Meet last year Amos Sang returned to earn All-American status as he finished fourth at the NCAA Division II National Championships on the campus of Southern Indiana Saturday afternoon.

Sang Returns to National Meet Nov 19, 2009

EVANSVILLE – Running at ACU brings high expectations and junior Amos Sang is living up to those as he will make his third trip to the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships November 21.

Sang named to all-region squad Nov 12, 2009

ABILENE -- ACU cross country standout Amos Sang has been named to the NCAA Division II all-South Central Region cross country by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association.

Missouri Southern sweeps titles Nov 7, 2009

ABILENE – Just as they did Oct. 24 at the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association championships in Emporia, Kan., the men’s and women’s cross country teams from Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Mo., swept the NCAA Division II south central region titles Saturday.

ACU men seeking regional title Nov 6, 2009

ABILENE – After winning the Lone Star Conference two weeks ago, the ACU men’s cross country team now looks to defend its NCAA Division II South Central Region title Saturday at Nelson Park. The women’s 6-kilometer championship race will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the men’s 10-kilometer race at 10:15 a.m.

Wildcats extend LSC streak to 19 Oct 24, 2009

CANYON -- The ACU men's cross country team ran its Lone Star Conference championship streak to 19 straight seasons Saturday as the Wildcats rolled to the team championship.

ACU puts long streak on line Oct 23, 2009

CANYON – The ACU men will try to extend their dominance of the Lone Star Conference cross country championship meet this weekend as the league gathers on the West Texas A&M campus

Sang wins Naimadu Pre-Regional Oct 11, 2009

ABILENE -- Amos Sang cruised to a 50-second victory Saturday morning in the individual race at the Naimadu Pre-Regional cross country meet, but his first-place finish wasn't enough to give No. 5 ACU the team victory at Nelson Park.

ACU to host first home event Oct 8, 2009

ABILENE – After a fairly uneventful first month of the season, the ACU cross country teams will close the 2009 campaign with a flurry beginning with Saturday’s Naimadu Pre-Regional at Nelson Park.

ACU runs to 4th-place finish Sep 26, 2009

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Competing for the first time this season with most of its team on the course, the fifth-ranked ACU Wildcats ran to a fourth-place finish Saturday at the Southern Indiana Pre-National Invitational cross country meet.

Wildcats back on course Sep 25, 2009

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- The fifth-ranked ACU men's cross country team will be back on the course Saturday morning at the Southern Indiana Pre-National Invitational the USI Cross Country Coruse.

ACU women 29th in Missouri Sep 19, 2009

JOPLIN, Mo. -- The ACU women's cross country team's 2009 struggles continued Saturday as the Wildcats finished 29th at the Missouri Southern Stampede at the MSSU Cross Country Course.

Abilene Christian teams finished second in Alaska Sep 6, 2009

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The ACU men's and women's cross country teams each finished second Saturday in their season-opening dual meet against Alaska-Anchorage in the Alaska-Anchorage Invitational at Kincaid Park.

Cross Country enters season ranked #4 Sep 3, 2009

ABILENE – The Abilene Christian men are fourth in the 2009 preseason US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll as release by the organization. The Wildcats are also ranked first in the south central region poll that is also released by USTFCCCA.

ACU hires new track coach Aug 7, 2009

ABILENE, Texas (Aug. 7) – For only the second time in the last 71 years, ACU has hired a track and field coach with no background with the school as director of athletics Jared Mosley on Friday tabbed former Grambling and Virginia Tech head coach Roosevelt Lofton to be the Wildcats' new head track and field coach.

ACU men picked to win LSC title Aug 3, 2009

ADDISON , Texas (July 30) – Abilene Christian and Midwestern State are the favorites to capture the 2009 Lone Star Conference men’s and women’s cross country championships, respectively, according to the league’s preseason poll announced on Thursday.

ACU\'S Naimadu wins individual title Alex Aldaco Sep 25, 2005

CARY, N.C. -- ACU sophomore sensation Nicodemus Naimadu ran away from the field Saturday at the Great American Cross Country Festival, winning an individual championship and leading the men\'s team to a third-place finish at the SAS Soccer Park.