2018-19 Ashland University Track and Field News

  • Zak Garners Third-Team Academic All-America Award
    June 26, 2019
    For the first time, Ashland University junior Nick Zak is an Academic All-America.
  • National Champs To Be Recognized At August Indians Game
    June 19, 2019
    Ashland University’s two-time NCAA Division II men’s track and field national champions will be recognized at the Cleveland Indians game on Aug. 23 at 7:10 p.m. vs. the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field.
  • 84 Eagles Garner GLIAC Spring Academic Honors
    June 13, 2019
    Closing out an impressive 2018-19 Ashland University academic season, 84 Eagles earned spring academic laurels from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, as announced by the conference on Thursday (June 13) morning.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – 2018-19 Takes Its Place In AU History
    June 13, 2019
    It happens every August – coaches and student-athletes begin the path toward a new season, and members of athletic departments prep themselves for the nine-month marathon which is the new academic year. It happens every June – coaches, student-athletes and members of athletic departments begin their summers following a reflection of the season that just concluded.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Pringle Turns Pro
    June 06, 2019
    After two team national championships, seven individual/relay national titles, 21 All-American citations and 16 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference individual/relay championships, Myles Pringle is on to the next phase of his competitive career.
  • AU Athletics Slotted 14th In First Directors’ Cup Spring Update
    May 30, 2019
    A second men’s track and field national championship and a 10th-place women’s track and field finish gives Ashland University’s athletic department the No. 14 spot in the first 2018-19 NCAA Division II spring Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings update, released on Thursday (May 30) morning.
  • Logan, Clark Earn USTFCCCA Outdoor National Awards
    May 29, 2019
    Winning a team national championship takes many stellar performances by a squad’s student-athletes. It also takes a lot of preparation from a team’s coaching staff, so it should come as no surprise that on Wednesday (May 29) afternoon, Ashland University head track and field coach Jud Logan (men’s national head coach of the year) and associate head coach Ernie Clark (men’s national assistant coach of the year) each earned top NCAA Division II honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
  • AU Hall Of Fame To Add Seven Members In 2019
    May 28, 2019
    Ashland University’s Hall of Fame will add seven members in the fall of 2019, and the latest class brings with it quite an impressive resume.
  • Zak Lands Second Straight Academic All-District Honor
    May 28, 2019
    For the second consecutive year, Ashland University junior thrower Nick Zak has garnered a spot on the Google Cloud Academic All-District Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team.
  • Earned And Deserved, Again! Eagle Men Win D-II Outdoor Team Title
    May 25, 2019
    For Ashland University’s men’s track and field team, there was only one way to follow a first-ever NCAA Division II indoor team national title by one point – win a first-ever NCAA Division II outdoor team national title by one point.
  • Hill, Jindra Earn Latest Eagle All-American Honors
    May 24, 2019
    Ashland University’s outdoor track and field teams each added another All-American on Day 2 of the 2019 NCAA Division II Championships on Friday (May 24) in Kingsville, Texas.
  • AU Hammer Throwers Combine For Four All-American Honors
    May 23, 2019
    Ashland University hammer throwers wasted no time creating the list of Eagle All-American accolades on Day 1 of the 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships, Thursday (May 23) in Kingsville, Texas.
  • Ashland Finishes Second in GLIAC Presidents' Trophy Race
    May 22, 2019
    The Ashland University claimed a second-place finish in the 2018-19 race for the GLIAC Presidents’ Trophy, the league’s all-sport competition to measure general excellence across athletic departments.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – The End Of Pringle’s College Ride
    May 21, 2019
    One would think there’s not much left on Ashland University senior Myles Pringle’s collegiate track and field bucket list, seeing how his bucket is one of the fullest in the history of the sport at this level:
  • Eagle Men, Women Set For Outdoor Nationals Challenge
    May 21, 2019
    Fourteen Ashland University’s track and field athletes are in Kingsville, Texas, for the 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships on Thursday-Saturday (May 23-25).
  • Baker, Clark Garner Top USTFCCCA Region Awards
    May 20, 2019
    The 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be Wednesday-Friday (May 23-25) in Kingsville, Texas, but two members of Ashland University’s track and field program already have earned some bigger hardware.
  • Eagles Enter D-II Nationals Ranked Sixth, 12th In D-II
    May 20, 2019
    The pre-nationals rankings are out, and Ashland University’s men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams continue at No. 6 and 12, respectively, in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division II national rating index.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Leigh’s Last Collegiate Throws
    May 20, 2019
    Mackenzie Leigh’s progression over the last four years has been steady and impressive.
  • No Movement In USTFCCCA Rankings; All-Region Teams Announced
    May 14, 2019
    There was no change for Ashland University’s men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division II national rating index, released on Tuesday (May 14) afternoon.
  • 13 Eagles Qualify For 2019 Division II Outdoor Championships
    May 14, 2019
    It’s going to be a baker’s dozen’s worth of Ashland University track and field athletes who will make their way to the 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships, May 23-25 in Kingsville, Texas.
  • Pringle Named National Athlete Of The Week For Sixth Time
    May 07, 2019
    Ashland University senior Myles Pringle doesn’t have much time remaining to garner collegiate awards, but he’s making the most of the meets he has left.
  • AU Men Sixth, Women 12th In D-II Following GLIACs
    May 07, 2019
    After their respective second-place finishes at the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, Ashland University’s outdoor track and field teams are No. 6 (men) and No. 12 (women) in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division II national rating index, released on Tuesday (May 7) afternoon.
  • AU Men, Women Take Second After 11 GLIAC Titles On Day 3
    May 03, 2019
    After quite a haul of first-place finishes on the third and final day of the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships on Friday (May 3) at Grand Valley State, Ashland University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams each finished second in the final standings.
  • Trio Of Eagles Earn GLIAC Titles On Day 2
    May 02, 2019
    Three Ashland University outdoor track and field athletes earned conference championships on Thursday (May 2) on Day 2 of the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships at Grand Valley State.
  • Bassitt, Zak, Leigh Land GLIAC Weekly Laurels
    April 30, 2019
    In a continuation of a dominant spring in terms of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference awards, three Ashland University track and field athletes garnered Week 6 outdoor Athlete of the Week honors.
  • AU Men Eighth, Women 10th Going Into Outdoor GLIACs
    April 30, 2019
    Ashland University’s outdoor track and field teams will continue to be NCAA Division II top-10 teams heading into the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
  • Eagle Men Enjoy National Title Ceremony…Indoors
    April 30, 2019
    Even though the original plan for Tuesday (April 30) afternoon was a parade followed by a ceremony outside at Ferguson Field, Mother Nature had other ideas. So the ceremony to honor the 2019 NCAA Division II team national-champion Ashland University men’s indoor track and field team was moved – fittingly – indoors to a standing-room-only VIP Room in the Robert Troop Center.
  • Nationally-Ranked Eagles Set For 2019 Outdoor GLIACs
    April 29, 2019
    As always is the case, Ashland University’s outdoor track and field teams have a dual purpose in heading to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, the 2019 edition of which will be Wednesday-Friday (May 1-3) at Grand Valley State.
  • Fourth ASHPY Awards Highlights 2018-19 Athletic Season
    April 28, 2019
    Ashland University’s student-athletes will start Finals Week in a few short hours. Prior to that, however, hundreds of Eagles had the chance to dress up and reflect on the 2018-19 athletic year at the fourth ASHPY awards on Sunday (April 28) night in the Upper Convocation Center.
  • Eagles Earn Five Nationals Marks To Close Owens Relays
    April 27, 2019
    On the second and final day of Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Relays on Saturday (April 27), Ashland University’s outdoor track and field teams combined for five nationals marks on the road to the 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships, May 23-25 in Kingsville, Texas.
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