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Men’s Track & Field Eyeing Titles at SoCon Championships Apr 21, 2011

After turning in some of the top performances in the conference during the regular season, Davidson will look to claim places on the podium at the 87th annual Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship to be held at the Samford Track and Soccer Stadium in Birmingham, Ala. Friday and Saturday.

Conarroe Leads Women's Track at Duke Invitational Apr 8, 2011

With a top-10 finish, senior #Heather Connaroe# led three Wildcat runners in the top section of the 5000-meter run as the Davidson women's track and field team opened competition at the Duke Invitational Friday in Wallace Wade Stadium.

Men’s Track Distance Runners Shine at Duke Invitational Apr 8, 2011

#Charlie Schmitt#, #Ryan Hopkins# and #Demetrios Pagonis# turned in a trio of times that rank among the top-10 fastest in Davidson men’s track and field history in the 5000-meter run Friday at the Duke Invitational in Wallace Wade Stadium.

Men’s Track & Field Claims Two Events at Terrier Relays Apr 2, 2011

Davidson relay teams claimed the top two places in the 4x1600-meter relay and freshman #Stewart Dalton# won the long jump to lead the Wildcats men’s track and field team at the Terrier Relays hosted by Wofford College Saturday at Viking Track.

Hopkins Named SoCon Men’s Track Athlete of the Week Mar 31, 2011

After running the top 10,000-meter run time in the conference of the season, Davidson junior #Ryan Hopkins# has been named Southern Conference Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for all meets, March 25-27, the conference office announced Thursday.

Two Davidson Distance Records Fall at Raleigh Relays Mar 25, 2011

Senior #Charlie Schmitt# (Midlothian, Va.) broke the 32-year old Davidson men’s track and field record in the 5000-meter run in 14 minutes, 27.21 seconds, while junior #Ryan Hopkins# (Greenwich, Conn.) broke the school 10,000-meter run standard by less than a tenth of a second Friday at the Raleigh Relays hosted by N.C. State on Paul Derr Track.

Schmitt Sets New Davidson Record in 3000-Meter Run Mar 19, 2011

Senior #Charlie Schmitt# ran a school-record eight minutes, 26.17 seconds in the 3000-meter run to lead the Davidson men’s track and field team on the final day of competition Sunday at the Charlotte 49er Classic on Irwin Belk Track on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

Hopkins, Lantz Lead 'Cats in Outdoor Track Opener Mar 19, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Davidson junior #Ryan Hopkins# nearly set a new school record en route to winning the 5000-meter run on the first day of competition at the Charlotte 49er Classic Friday on Irwin Belk Track on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

JinHan Song Competes at VT Final Qualifier Unattached Mar 5, 2011

Davidson senior #JinHan Song# ran the third-fastest 200-meter dash on a banked track in school history Saturday competing as an unattached runner at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier in Rector Field House, crossing the line in 22.82 seconds.

Lantz Wins 800M at SoCon Indoor Track Championships Feb 27, 2011

Freshman #Andrew Lantz# made his first Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships a memorable one, as the Wildcat rookie won the meet’s 800-meter run to lead the Davidson men’s track and field team to a fourth-place finish overall Sunday on the second and final day of competition.

Cline Leads Davidson at Indoor SoCon Championships Feb 26, 2011

Senior #Sarah Cline# finished eighth in the 3000 meters to lead the Davidson Wildcat women's track and field team at the 2011 Indoor SoCon Championships Saturday afternooon at the Clemson Indoor Track.

3000M Effort Leads Davidson Men's Track & Field at SoCon Championships Feb 26, 2011

Senior #Charlie Schmitt# led three Davidson scorers in the 3000-meter run Friday to lead the Wildcats on the first day of competition at the Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Indoor Track Complex on the campus of Clemson University. Davidson tallied 18.33 points to rank fourth as a team.

Women's Track Opens Indoor SoCon Championships Saturday Feb 25, 2011

Seniors #Heather Conarroe# and #Sarah Cline# will look to lead the Davidson women’s track and field team at the Southern Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday and Sunday at the Indoor Track Complex on the campus of Clemson University.

Men's Track & Field Set for Indoor SoCon Championships Feb 25, 2011

After seeing two school records fall, the Davidson men's track and field team is looking for strong performances at the Southern Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday and Sunday at the Indoor Track Complex on the campus of Clemson University.

Listen to Wildcats Interviews on Facebook Feb 22, 2011

Bryant Johnson is once again interviewing your favorite Davidson student-athletes on the Wildcats' official Facebook page. Click here to listen to this week's interview with senior men's track sprinter #JinHan Song#.

Listen to Wildcats Interviews Feb 22, 2011

Facebook has made some changes (imagine that!) that have damaged the media player on our Facebook page, so click here to listen to Bryant Johnson interview senior men's track sprinter #JinHan Song#.

Song Wins 400M and Breaks Davidson 60M Record at UNC Invitational Feb 12, 2011

Senior #JinHan Song# broke the Davidson men's track and field 60-meter dash record in 7.05 seconds and won the 400-meter dash, while senior #Charlie Schmitt# led a 1-2 Wildcats finish in the 3000-meter run Saturday at the Dick Taylor UNC Invitational on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Cline Paces Women's Track at UNC Invitational Feb 12, 2011

In the team's final meet of the regular indoor season, senior #Sarah Cline# ran a season-best time to finish third in the 3000 meters as the Davidson Wildcat women's track and field team competed at the Dick Taylor UNC Invitational Saturday.

Hopkins Wins 3000-Meter Run at Niswonger Invitational Feb 5, 2011

Junior #Ryan Hopkins# led the Davidson distance squad with a win in the 3000-meter run as the Wildcats men's track and field team competed in the Niswonger Invitational hosted by East Tennesee State Saturday in the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.

Conarroe Leads Women's Track at Niswonger Invitational Feb 5, 2011

For a second straight weekend, senior #Heather Conarroe# led the Wildcat women's track and field team as Davidson concluded competition at the 33rd annual Niswonger Invitational hosted by East Tennessee State in the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.

Men's Cross Country Eyeing SoCon Title Oct 29, 2010

Under the leadership of record-setting junior #Ryan Hopkins#, the Davidson men's cross country team will enter the 81st annual Southern Conference Cross Country Championships looking to displace defending champion Appalachian State on their home course. The 8000-meter race will commence at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at State Farm Field in Boone, N.C.

Hopkins Breaks Davidson Men’s Cross Country 8K Record Oct 2, 2010

Sophomore #Ryan Hopkins# broke his own Davidson cross country record, completing the E.P. Tow Sawyer State Park 8K course in 24:07.48 to lead the Wildcat men to a 15th place finish with 476 points in a field of 38 teams at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic.

Greater Louisville Classic College Meet Preview Jonathan Grooms Sep 30, 2010

Louisville, KY- The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) will host 97 colleges and universities from 20 states in the 9th Annual Greater Louisville Classic (GLC),  which once again will be the largest college meet contested in the south. The Classic, run Saturday October 2nd, will bring together some of the top college cross country programs in the nation, as over 2,000 athletes are expected to compete at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park. The event will not only feature vast quantity, but the overall quality of the competing teams continues to improve with each year. The field includes 29 men's teams and 23 women's teams that are currently ranked in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Div- I Regional, NCAA Div. II National, NCAA Div. III National and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Cross Country Polls this season.

Hopkins Earns Second SoCon Runner of the Week Award Sep 22, 2010

Davidson's Ryan Hopkins has been honored as the Men's Southern Conference Runner of the Week for his school-record breaking performance at the Clemson Invitational Friday, the league office announced Wednesday.

Davidson Men's Cross Country Ranked 11th in Southeast Sep 20, 2010

The Davidson men's cross country team returned to 11th in the 2010 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Southeast Region rankings after winning the Clemson Invitational Friday, the association office announced Monday.

Hopkins Named SoCon Men's Runner of the Week Sep 8, 2010

Davidson men's cross country junior #Ryan Hopkins# has been named the men's Southern Conference Runner of the Week for his performance during the weekend of Sept. 3 at the Covered Bridge Open, the league office announced Wednesday.

Men’s Cross Country Ranked 11th in Southeast Aug 30, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranked the Davidson men's cross country team 11th in the 2010 Preseason Southeast Region rankings, the association office announced Monday.

Women's Cross Country Picked Fourth in SoCon Coaches Preseason Poll Aug 27, 2010

Returning a pair of All-SoCon runners in sophomore #Natalie Atabek# and senior #Heather Conarroe#, the Davidson Wildcats women's cross country team has been picked to finish fourth in the SoCon Cross Country Coaches Preseason Poll, as announced by the league office today.

Davidson Men's Track & Field Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Aug 3, 2010

The Davidson men’s track and field team ranked among the best in the nation academically, as it was recognized as one of 73 teams to earn U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors for the 2010 season on Monday.

Men's Track & Field Takes Fifth at SoCon Championships Apr 25, 2010

Taylor Martin’s All-Southern Conference performance in the 400-meter hurdles led the Davidson men’s track and field team to a fifth-place finish Sunday at the 2010 Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Kidd Brewer Stadium on the campus of Appalachian State University.

Atabek, Lewis Named to All-Freshman Team as Outdoor Track SoCons Conclude Apr 25, 2010

Freshmen #Natalie Atabek# and #Rosie Lewis# were named to the All-Freshman Team as the Davidson Wildcat women’s track and field finished in ninth place on the final day of competition at the 2010 Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, N.C.

Hopkins All-SoCon; Jones Breaks 35-Year-Old Davidson Pole Vault Record at SoCon Championships Apr 24, 2010

#Ryan Hopkins# led the Davidson men’s track and field team with an All-Southern Conference performance in the 10,000-meter run Saturday at the 2010 Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Kidd Brewer Stadium on the campus of Appalachian State University. The Wildcats are sixth in the team standings with nine points after the first day of competition

Wildcat Women Open Competition at 2010 Outdoor SoCon Championships Saturday Apr 23, 2010

Freshmen #Natalie Atabek# and #Rosie Lewis# will lead the Wildcat women's track and field teams as competition opens at the 2010 Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held on Saturday and Sunday at Kidd Brewer Stadium on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.

Men's Track & Field Set For Outdoor SoCon Championships Apr 23, 2010

EXCLUSIVE Facebook Interview with Tom Divinnie Davidson’s distance group will be looking to lead the Wildcats track and field team at the 2010 Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday and Sunday at Kidd Brewer Stadium on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.

Select 'Cats Compete at Charlotte Invitational Apr 17, 2010

Will Stratford earned a top-five finish in the 1500-meter run to lead select members of the Davidson men’s track and field team Saturday at the Charlotte Invitational at the Irwin Belk Track & Field Facility.

Women's Track Competes at Carolina Cup Apr 10, 2010

The Wildcat women's track and field team finished fourth as competition concluded at the Asic/Winthrop Carolina's Cup on the campus' Irwin Belk Track Friday.

Bruton, Schmitt Earn Top-Fives at Duke Invitational Apr 3, 2010

#Peter Bruton# and #Charlie Schmitt# both ran personal-best times in the 1500- and 3000-meter runs, respectively, to earn top-five finishes and lead the Davidson men’s track and field team at the Duke Invitational Friday at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Wildcats Compete at Winthrop Invitational Mar 28, 2010

The Davidson Wildcats women's track and field team completed competition at the Winthrop Invitational on the campus of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C., this weekend.

Schmitt, Hopkins Strong in the 5000M at Raleigh Relays Mar 27, 2010

#Charlie Schmitt# and #Ryan Hopkins# ran the third- and fourth-fastest 5000-meter runs in Davidson history, respectively, at the Raleigh Relays hosted by N.C. State, while the rest of the Davidson men’s track and field team competed at the Winthrop Invitational hosted by Winthrop University on Friday.

Men's Track & Field Set For Indoor SoCon Championships Feb 24, 2010

Davidson’s distance group will look to lead the Wildcats men’s track and field team at the 2010 Southern Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Thursday and Friday at the Indoor Track Complex on the campus of Clemson University.

Ruggieri Headlines for Wildcat Women at UNC Invitational Feb 13, 2010

Junior #Danielle Ruggieri# finished 20th in the 3,000 meters with a time of 10:56.03 to lead the Davidson Wildcat women's track and field team in competition at the Gene Anderson UNC Invitational Friday on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Divinnie Lowers Davidson Mile Record at UNC Feb 13, 2010

#Tom Divinnie# bested his own school record in the mile, finishing in four minutes, 15.48 seconds to lead the Davidson men’s track and field team Friday at the Gene Anderson UNC Invitational in Eddie Smith Fieldhouse.

Divinnie Smashes 5000m Record at Liberty Open Jan 29, 2010

Senior #Tom Divinnie# rewrote the Davidson men’s track and field record books for the second time in as many meets, winning the 5000-meter run at the Liberty Open in a school-record, 14 minutes, 44.59 seconds Friday night in Tolsma Indoor Track Center.

Fall Academic All-Conference Team Includes 23 Wildcats Jan 26, 2010

The Southern Conference announced its Academic All-Conference team for the 2009 fall season Tuesday, which included honors for 23 Davidson student-athletes from the men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball teams for their academic and athletic success. A record total of 316 student-athletes, representing all 12 Southern Conference institutions, were named to the team.

Wildcats Kick Off Indoor Season at UNC Classic Jan 24, 2010

The Davidson Wildcat women's track and field team kicked off the indoor season, competing at the 2010 Kent Taylor UNC Classic on the campus of the University of North Carolina Saturday.

Divinnie Shatters Davidson's 3000m Record at UNC Classic Jan 24, 2010

Senior #Tom Divinnie# won the 3000-meter run at the Kent Taylor UNC Classic in a school-record eight minutes, 24.47 seconds, as the Davidson men’s track and field team opened the 2010 indoor track season in Eddie Smith Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Davidson Announces 2009-10 Hall of Fame Class Dec 3, 2009

Davidson announced today that Brett Boretti ‘94 (baseball), Dana Casner ‘99 (women’s tennis), Jack Gray, Jr. *49 (men’s cross country and track) and Steve Smith ‘66 (football) will make up the 21st induction class to the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame.

Harden Leads ‘Cats to 12th-place Finish at NCAA Southeast Regionals Nov 14, 2009

Seniors #Lance Harden# and #Tom Divinnie# wrapped up stellar careers as they led the Davidson men’s cross country team to a 12th-place finish in a 35 team field at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships on Saturday, hosted by the University of Louisville and Greater Louisville Sports Commission at E.P. Tom Sawyer Park.

Men's Cross Country Set For NCAA Southeast Regionals Nov 13, 2009

Fresh off their best-ever Southern Conference Championships performance, the Davidson men’s cross country team will return to the site of one of their top regular season performances when they compete in the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships on Saturday, hosted by the University of Louisville and Greater Louisville Sports Commission at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park. The 10K race is set to start at 10 a.m.

Three Wildcats Earn All-Conference Honors at SoCon Championships Oct 31, 2009

Natalie Atabek, Danielle Ruggieri and Heather Conarroe earned All-Conference honors to help the Davidson Wildcat women's cross country team to a fifth-place team finish at the 2009 Southern Conference Championships Saturday morning on the campus of Elon University.

Men's Cross Country Eyeing SoCon Championship Oct 29, 2009

Led by senior #Lance Harden# and sophomore #Ryan Hopkins#, the Davidson men’s cross country team will enter the 80th annual Southern Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday with one of its strongest chances ever to capture the league crown. The 8000-meter race will begin at 10 a.m. on Elon's South Campus course.

Lance Harden Named SoCon Runner of the Week Oct 21, 2009

Davidson senior #Lance Harden# has been selected the Southern Conference Men’s Runner of the Week for his performance at the Blue Ridge Open Saturday, the league office announced Wednesday. It is the second time Harden has won the award this season.

'Cats Men's Cross Country Narrowly Misses Third Team Title of Season Oct 16, 2009

The Davidson men’s cross country team turned in yet another strong showing, narrowly getting edged by High Point, 76-77 to place second in the Blue Ridge Mountain Open hosted by Appalachian State on Friday afternoon. Davidson’s #Lance Harden# and #Ryan Hopkins# were the top finishers in team scoring.

Simms Selected For Elite IAAF Coaching Course Oct 8, 2009

Identified as one of the best up-and-coming coaches within the North America, Central America and Caribbean region, Davidson assistant track and field coach #Allen Simms# has been invited to participate in a highly selective jumps coaching course by the International Association of Athletics Federations, the world governing body for track and field.

Caskey, Harden Draw September SoCon Player of the Month Honors Oct 7, 2009

Two Davidson student-athletes were recognized for their outstanding performances in September, as junior #Alex Caskey# of the men’s soccer team and senior #Lance Harden# of the men’s cross country team were named as their respective sport’s Southern Conference Player of the Month by the conference office on Wednesday.

Men's Cross Country Moves Up One In Southeast Rankings Oct 5, 2009

Another strong outing for the Davidson men’s cross country team moved the squad up one place in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Southeast regional rankings. The Wildcats were placed 13th in the latest edition, released on Monday afternoon.

Davidson Men's Cross Country Places Sixth At Louisville Oct 3, 2009

Senior #Lance Hopkins# set a new Davidson record for an 8000-meter men’s cross country course en route to leading the team to a sixth place finish against an elite group of 38 teams and 334 individual runners at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic in E. P. "Tom" Sawyer Park on Saturday.

Davidson Men's Cross Country Ranked 14th In Southeast Sep 28, 2009

The Davidson men’s cross country team’s strong start garnered the squad regional recognition from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, which ranked the squad 14th in their latest weekly rankings, released on Monday afternoon.

Harden, Hopkins Lead 'Cats To Team Title At Winthrop Invitational Sep 19, 2009

Davidson runners #Lance Harden# and #Ryan Hopkins# finished as the top-two affiliated runners at the 23rd annual Asics Winthrop Invitational to lead the ‘Cats men’s cross country team to their second team title in as many events this season on Saturday morning at the Winthrop Farm Course. The Wildcats totaled 43 points, just edging out second-place Elon by two points.

Lance Harden Named SoCon Men’s Runner of the Week Sep 9, 2009

After taking home a second-place finish at the season opener and helping Davidson to the overall team title, senior #Lance Harden# was named the Southern Conference Men’s Runner of the Week, as announced today by the league office.

Wildcat Men Take Home Team Title in Season Opener Sep 5, 2009

The Davidson men’s cross country team kicked off the 2009 season in grand fashion Saturday afternoon, coming in first place in the overall team scores in the Eye Opener at USC Upstate meet in Spartanburg, S.C.