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Salute To Seniors: Cedrina Singletary - Paxon School For Advanced Studies Todd Grasley Jul 2, 2015

The 2014-2015 school year has provided some great highlights in both cross country and track across the Sunshine State. In the coming weeks many of our seniors will head out to start their college careers both athletically and academically. We wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature and say thank you for your support over the years.

Pirates to Compete at Penn Relays Apr 23, 2014

The East Carolina track and field program will head to Philadelphia, Pa., for the Penn Relays which will begin Thursday, April 24 and conclude Saturday, April 26.

East Carolina Hosts Bill Carson Invitational Apr 8, 2014

The East Carolina track and field team will host the Bill Carson Invitational when it welcomes Charlotte, South Carolina and UNC Wilmington Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12.

Track and Field Heads South to Florida Relays Apr 3, 2014

After opening the outdoor season with a strong showing at the Carolina Relays, the East Carolina track and field program will be back at it on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 at the Florida Relays.

Pirate Women Capture Conference USA Indoor Title Mar 2, 2014

The East Carolina women's track and field squad won the Conference USA Indoor Championship for the second time in three years after tallying 88 points which was 15 points more than the second place finisher.

ECU Track & Field Heads to Penn State National Jan 30, 2014

The East Carolina track and field squad will make an appearance at one of the most prestigious indoor meets in the country as the Pirates head to State College, Pa., to compete at the Penn State National.

Padgett Shines in Indoor Season Opener Dec 7, 2013

Junior thrower Kayla Padgett broke her own school record in the women's weight throw and took top honors with a personal-best performance in the women's shot put to cap a successful start to East Carolina's indoor track and field season at the Christopher Newport Invitational Saturday afternoon.

Butts, Hudson to Compete at USA Track & Field Championships Jun 20, 2013

The East Carolina track and field program will send a pair of All-America selections in Tynita Butts and Cameron Hudson to Des Moines, Iowa this weekend to compete among the nation's best at the USA Track & Field Championships which will be held at Drake Stadium.

Hudson Garners All-America Honors at NCAA Championships Jun 7, 2013

Freshman Cameron Hudson collected First Team All-America accolades in the men's long jump in his first-ever appearance at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday. His outstanding performance closes the book on the 2013 East Carolina outdoor season.

Three Pirates Set to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Championships Jun 4, 2013

East Carolina track and field will send three Pirates to Eugene, Ore., this week to compete in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships beginning on Wednesday, June 5 and concluding Saturday, June 8. Kayla Padgett and Lauren Lubarski will compete on the first day of competition, while Cameron Hudson will see action on the second.

Johnson Garners C-USA Track & Field All-Academic Honors May 29, 2013

Junior Henry Johnson was named to the 2013 Conference USA Track and Field All-Academic Team, according to an announcement Wednesday by the league office. It is Johnson's first selection to the conference's 11-member team which is voted on by the league's track and field sports information directors.

Lubarski Completes ECU Trio Headed to Nationals May 25, 2013

Lauren Lubarski will accompany freshman Cameron Hudson and sophomore Kayla Padgett to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., beginning Wednesday, June 5, after qualifying for Nationals in the women's javelin throw on the final day of the NCAA East Regional.

Padgett Advances to NCAA Outdoor Championships May 24, 2013

Kayla Padgett will join freshman Cameron Hudson at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., beginning Wednesday, June 5, after the sophomore placed 11th in the women's hammer throw preliminary round at the NCAA East Regional.

Hudson Punches Ticket to NCAA Outdoor Championships May 23, 2013

Cameron Hudson turned in an impressive performance in the men's long jump on the first day of competition at the NCAA East Regional. His 12th-place finish secures the freshman a spot at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., at the beginning of June.

ECU Sends Eight Pirates to NCAA East Regional May 22, 2013

Eight Pirates will represent the ECU track and field program this week at the NCAA East Regionals which will be held in Greensboro, N.C., on the campus of North Carolina A&T University from Thursday, May 23-Saturday, May 25. Four men and four women will take the field in hopes to earn a spot to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., early next month.

ECU Sets Five School Records at C-USA Outdoor Championships May 13, 2013

The East Carolina track and field team set at least one new school record in each day of the 2013 Conference USA Outdoor Championships en route to the men's squad finishing fifth with 69 points and the women's team taking ninth after tallying 51.5 points. On the final day of competition, Lauren Lubarski and Erin Tucker set new school records in the women's javelin and 100-meter hurdles, respectively.

Padgett Rewrites ECU Record Book at C-USA Championships May 12, 2013

Sophomore Kayla Padgett set the ECU school record in the women's discus on day three of the Conference USA Outdoor Championships. Additionally, the Pirates won two events during the preliminaries en route to finishing the day in eighth place on both the men's and women's sides.

Rayfield, Spadaccini Set Mutli Event School Records at C-USA Championships May 11, 2013

The second day of the 2013 Conference USA Outdoor Championships saw the completion of the multi events as well as the men's and women's 1,000-meter run and hammer throw events at Holloway Field/Ley Track on the campus of Rice University. ECU freshman Madison Rayfield set a school record in the women's heptathlon after notching 4,191 points and sophomore Dylan Spadaccini followed suit as he tallied an ECU record 6,280 points in the men's decathlon.

ECU Heads to C-USA Outdoor Championships May 8, 2013

After a week off to prepare, the East Carolina track and field program will travel to Houston, Texas for the 2013 Conference USA Outdoor Championships. The contest is scheduled to begin on Thursday, May 9 and conclude on Sunday, May 12 at Holloway Field/Ley Track with Rice serving as the host institution.

ECU Sets a Trio of School Records at Penn Relays Apr 29, 2013

The East Carolina track and field program concluded the regular-season with a number of strong performances at the Penn Relays over the weekend. The Pirates claimed four event titles and set three new school records in the three-day competition.

The Pirates Head to the Penn Relays Apr 25, 2013

The ECU track and field program is coming off of an outstanding weekend in which the Pirates won nine events and set four school records. The Pirates are looking to use that momentum as they head to the Penn Relays beginning on Thursday, April 25. The Penn Relays will conclude on Saturday, April 27.

Padgett Sets Two School Records, Wins Three Events at Charlotte Apr 20, 2013

Sophomore Kayla Padgett set a pair of school records and claimed first in three individual events as she helped the East Carolina track & field squad collect nine individual event victories while a trio of Pirates set a total of four school records at the Charlotte Invitational.

Track & Field Set to Participate in Charlotte Invitational Apr 17, 2013

The East Carolina track and field team will look to continue its successful outdoor season run as the Pirates head west to compete at the Charlotte Invitational. The two-day meet begins on Thursday, April 18 and will conclude on Friday, April 19.

Pirates to Compete in Sea Ray Relays Apr 11, 2013

The East Carolina track & field program has had two weeks to prepare for the Sea Ray Relays which will begin on Wednesday, April 10. However, the Pirates' will not begin competing in events until Friday, April 12.

Pirates Enjoy 12 Individual Event Victories at Quad Meet Mar 31, 2013

The Pirate track & field squad had another successful weekend as ECU won 12 events at the Quad Meet hosted by Appalachian State. The Pirates picked up six event victories on the women's side and half a dozen on the men's en route to both squads finishing third in the team rankings. The women's squad tallied 110.5 points, while the men accumulated 103 points.

ECU Sweeps C-USA Field Athlete of the Year Honors Mar 20, 2013

Seniors Tynita Butts and Montrell Morrow garnered Conference USA Female and Male Field Athlete of the Year honors, respectively, it was announced Wednesday by the league office. The awards were voted on by the C-USA head coaches.

Track & Field Begins Outdoor Season at Charlotte Mar 14, 2013

After a successful indoor season, the East Carolina track and field program looks to keep the momentum going into the outdoor season which begins on Thursday, March 14, at the 49er Classic in Charlotte, N.C.

Butts Earns Fifth All-America Selection at NCAA Indoor Championships Mar 8, 2013

Senior Tynita Butts matched a career-best and ECU school-record mark to place second and earn her fifth all-time All-America selection in the high jump Friday at the NCAA Championships which are being held at the Randal Tyson Track Complex on the campus of the University of Arkansas.

Butts, Morrow Head to NCAA Championships Mar 7, 2013

Seniors Tynita Butts and Montrell Morrow will represent East Carolina track and field at the NCAA Indoor National Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend. The two-day event begins on Friday, March 8 and concludes Saturday, March 9.

ECU Track & Field Enjoys Successful Weekend Mar 3, 2013

A week after winning the men's weight throw at the Conference USA Championships, senior Montrell Morrow captured first at the Alex Wilson Invite at Notre Dame. In addition to Morrow's victory, the ECU track and field squad also enjoyed three first-place finishes at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier as Torrance Hunt won in the men's 60-meter dash, Henry Johnson claimed first in the men's pole vault, and Kathryn Warner tied for first in the women's pole vault.

Track & Field to Compete at Alex Wilson and Virginia Tech Invites Mar 1, 2013

The East Carolina track and field program will split the squad and send half of the Pirates to South Bend, Ind., to take part in the Alex Wilson Invite at Notre Dame, while the remainder of the team will head to Blacksburg, Va., to compete at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier.

Four Pirates Win at C-USA Indoor Championships Feb 25, 2013

Joseph Samuels and Tynita Butts earned first place finishes in the men's 60-meter hurdles and women's high jump, respectively, as the East Carolina track and field team competed at the 2013 Indoor Conference USA Championships. Over the weekend, the Pirates won four individual events and set five school records. The men finished in third place with 108 points, to tie their highest ever finish, while the women placed fourth with 59 points. Houston won the men's indoor championship with 143 points, while UCF claimed the women's title with 132.5 points.

Padgett, Morrow Win Weight Throw on Day One of C-USA Championships Feb 24, 2013

The East Carolina track and field squad was led by Kayla Padgett and Montrell Morrow in both weight throw events during the first day of the Conference USA Indoor Championship. At the end of day one, the ECU men were ranked third with 29 points, while the women were in fifth place with 20 points.

ECU Heads to Indoor C-USA Championships to Defend Title Feb 22, 2013

The East Carolina track and field program heads to Birmingham, Ala., for the Indoor Conference USA Championships which take place from Saturday, February 24 - Sunday, February 25. The Lady Pirates are the defending conference champions after claiming their first-ever title last year.

Hawkins Named C-USA Female Athlete of the Week Feb 19, 2013

Tyshonda Hawkins was named the Conference USA Female Athlete of the Week after her outstanding performance at the Kent Taylor Invitational last weekend it was announced by the league office on Tuesday. The award is the first-ever for Hawkins.

Johnson, Zakula Tie ECU School Record at Kent Taylor Invite Feb 18, 2013

For the second time in as many weeks, Henry Johnson and Aaron Zakula tied an East Carolina track and field school record with their impressive mark of 4.90m (16-00.75) in the pole vault. The duo tied for first to lead the Pirates at the Kent Taylor Invitational on February 16, at UNC.

ECU Wins Two Events at SPIRE Invitational Feb 11, 2013

The East Carolina track and field teams were led by Tynita Butts and Torrance Hunt as the pair each won an event at the SPIRE Invitational over the weekend. Butts' mark of 1.86m (6-01.25) set a new SPIRE Invitational facility record in the women's high jump. Additionally, Henry Johnson and Aaron Zakula both tied the ECU school record in the men's pole vault.

Tynita Butts Garners Track & Field Co-Athlete of the Week Honors Jan 29, 2013

Senior jumper Tynita Butts collected her first career Conference USA Indoor Athlete of the Week honor after an outstanding performance at the Penn State National over the weekend as announced by the conference Tuesday afternoon. Butts shares the honors with Memphis' Xenia Rahn who won for her efforts in the pentathlon.

Track & Field Continues Hot Start with Another Record-Setting Weekend Jan 27, 2013

In their second meet in as many weeks the East Carolina Track and Field team set five school records in an impressive showing at the Penn State National over the last two days. The Pirates won four events and senior Tynita Butts recorded the second-best mark in the nation, set an ECU record, as well as a new meet, facility, and Penn State University record in the women's high jump.

Pirate Track & Field Heads to Penn State Jan 24, 2013

The East Carolina track and field squad is looking to continue its hot start to the indoor season as the Pirates travel to State College, Pa., to compete in the Penn State National beginning on Friday, January 25 and concluding Saturday, January 26.

Pirates Enjoy Record-Setting Weekend at Virginia Tech Jan 20, 2013

The East Carolina track and field team had a record-setting weekend at the Virginia Tech Invitational as five different student-athletes set new school records in their respective events. Additionally, the men's and women's squads each won three events in the men's 60-meter, 200-meter, and weight throw, along with the women's 300-meter, 4x400-meter relay, and weight throw.

Track & Field to Compete at Virginia Tech Invitational Jan 17, 2013

The East Carolina track and field program is set to compete in its first meet of 2013 as the Pirates head to Blacksburg, Va., to participate in the Virginia Tech Invitational. The two-day event begins on Friday, Jan. 18, and will conclude on Saturday, Jan. 19.

ECU Wins Five Events in Season Opener at Christopher Newport Dec 10, 2012

Tynita Butts recorded an NCAA Indoor qualifying mark en route to a first-place finish in the women's high jump as she helped the East Carolina track and field squad to a solid performance at the Christopher Newport Invitational to open the indoor season.

Track And Field To Hold Walk-On Tryouts Aug 18, 2012

The East Carolina cross country and track & field teams will hold open walk-on tryouts in the early fall at the Olympic Sports Complex, head coach Curt Kraft announced Friday.

Four ECU Women Named To 2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Jul 25, 2012

Seniors Rebecca Cooper, Brittany Copeland and Amanda Lapp, as well as junior Brooke Kott, have been named to the 2012 United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) 2012 Division I All-Academic Team as announced Wednesday by the organization.

Pirate Trio Named To USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Team Jul 24, 2012

Senior Dennis Aliotta, junior Stephen Hodapp and sophomore Jakub Trzasalski have been named to the 2012 United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I All-Academic Team, according to an announcement Tuesday by the organization.

Butts Nabs High Jump Gold Medal At NACAC U23 Championships Jul 8, 2012

While East Carolina junior All-America Tynita Butts has won a number of events on home soil the last several seasons, she can now add an international title to her repertoire as she captured the high jump gold medal at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) U23 Championships held this weekend in Mexico.

Bill Carson Passes Away Monday Morning Jul 2, 2012

Bill Carson, who guided the East Carolina track and field program from ground level to one that developed Olympic competitors, passed away in his sleep early Monday morning at his home in Winterville at the age of 75.

Butts Takes Seventh At 2012 Olympic Trials Jul 1, 2012

Pirate All-America Tynita Butts cleared 1.84 meters in the high jump finals of the 2012 Olympic Trials Saturday night, finishing in a tie for seventh place and just missing making the American Olympic squad.

Butts Qualifies For Olympic Trials High Jump Final Jun 28, 2012

Pirate junior All-America Tynita Butts took the next step in realizing her Olympic dreams Thursday, finishing in a tie for first to qualify for the high jump finals at the 2012 United States Track and Field Olympic Trials at historic Hayward Field.

Butts Set To Challenge Field At 2012 Olympic Trials Jun 26, 2012

USA Track and Field Olympic Trials CentralEast Carolina junior and four-time All-America Tynita Butts will take her talents to Oregon this week for the 2012 Olympic Track and Field Trials at historic Hayward Field.

Aliotta Wraps Up Career With 10th-Place NCAA Showing Jun 9, 2012

The East Carolina track and field outdoor campaign drew to a close Saturday as senior Dennis Aliotta posted a 10th-place finish in the shot put at Drake Stadium on the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Butts Wins Bronze Medal At NCAA Outdoor Championships Jun 8, 2012

Junior and three-time All-America performer Tynita Butts posted the program's best-ever individual national finish Friday evening at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships, taking third in the high jump to earn the bronze medal at Drake Stadium.

Butts Named Southeast Region Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year Jun 4, 2012

A few weeks after winning the NCAA East Preliminary Round title in the high jump, junior and three-time All-America performer Tynita Butts was selected the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Southeast Region Outdoor Field Athlete of the Yea

Salute To Seniors: Rachel Rice -The Bolles School Todd Grasley May 31, 2012

It was a great 2011-2012 in both cross country and track across the Sunshine State. Many of our seniors will soon be on their way to start their college careers both athletically and academically so we wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature.

Pirate Pair Headed To NCAA Outdoor Championships May 25, 2012

Saturday Live Results | Day Two Results (PDF) East Carolina will have at least two representatives at the NCAA Outdoor Championships as juniors Tynita Butts and Quinton Harley qualified in the high jump and 400-meter hurdles Friday evening at Hodges Stadium on day two of the NCAA East Preliminary Round.

Harley Progresses To 400-Meter Hurdle NCAA National Quarterfinal May 24, 2012

Live Scoring and ResultsEast Carolina junior Quinton Harley's season will continue as he qualified for the NCAA national quarterfinal with a season-best 51.16 in the 400-meter hurdles Thursday evening - the opening day of the NCAA East Preliminary at Hodges Stadium.

Pirates Kick Off NCAA East Preliminary Action Thursday May 23, 2012

2012 NCAA East Preliminary Round Championship CentralA program single-season-record 21 East Carolina track and field athletes will start their journeys toward qualification for the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships Thursday

Track and Field Nets 21 NCAA East Preliminary Qualifiers May 17, 2012

2012 NCAA East Preliminary Round Schedule of Events | Complete List of Men's Qualifi | Complete List of Women's Qualifiers A banner year for the East Carolina track and field program will continue next week as 21 Pirates earned qualification to the NCAA East Preliminary Round.

East Carolina Women Finish Second At C-USA Outdoor Championships May 14, 2012

Conference USA Outdoor Championships Final Results After winning the league's indoor title earlier this year, the East Carolina women's track and field team produced its highest-ever outdoor finish Sunday in the 2012 Conference USA Outdoor Championships at Tad Gormley Stadium.

Aliotta Wins Second Career C-USA Shot Put Crown May 13, 2012

Conference USA Outdoor Champio | Sunday Heat Sheets Senior Dennis Aliotta posted a program-record mark of 19.39 meters in the shot put Saturday to win his second career Conference USA title in the event as action continued at the 2012 C-USA Outdoor Championships at Tad Gormley Stadium.

Pirates Sweep Hammer Titles At C-USA Outdoor Championships May 11, 2012

C-USA Outdoor Championships Day One Results East Carolina got off to a fast start at the 2012 Conference USA Outdoor Championships Friday as the Pirates captured both the men's and women's hammer throw titles to highlight the opening day's action at Tad Gormley Stadium.

Pirates Set To Challenge For C-USA Titles In New Orleans May 10, 2012

2012 Conference USA Outdoor Championships Schedule of Events | Live ResultsAfter a few weeks off to rest and prepare, the East Carolina track and field program travels to New Orleans for the 2012 Conference USA Outdoor Championships.

Track And Field Dominates At Charlotte Apr 22, 2012

Charlotte Invitational Results In its final tune-up before the Conference USA Outdoor Championships, East Carolina turned in a dominant performance at the Charlotte Invitational.

Pirates Win Two Events At North Carolina Apr 15, 2012

North Carolina Invitational Results With the Conference USA Outdoor Championship looming just weeks away, East Carolina made the short trip to Chapel Hill and competed in the North Carolina Invitational at the Irwin Belk Track.

Relay Teams Set Program Records In Florida Apr 7, 2012

Florida Relays Final Results The East Carolina track and field program produced a banner weekend in the Sunshine State, turning in seven school records and winning two events at the 2012 Pepsi Florida Relays.

ECU Helps Beaches Defeat Mountains in Quad Meet Apr 1, 2012

Men's Final Results | Women's Final Results The East Carolina track and field program teamed up with former Colonia Athletic Association Rival UNC Wilmington and emerged victorious for the first time ever over Mountain schools Appalachian State and Western Carolina in the Fourth Annual Mountains vs. Beaches Meet in Wilmington.

Pole Vaulters Excel At VMI Track Carnival Mar 25, 2012

The East Carolina pole vault athletes took center stage this weekend at the VMI Track Carnival and came away with a strong showing that should build confidence for the remainder of the season.

Pirates' Indoor Campaign Comes To End In Boise Mar 11, 2012

East Carolina ended a record-setting indoor campaign late Saturday night as senior Montrell Morrow and the women's 4x400 relay squad challenged the field on the final day of the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships.

Butts Captures Third Career All-America Honor Mar 10, 2012

Junior jumps specialist Tynita Butts earned her third career All-America honor early Saturday morning, finishing seventh in the high jump at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships in Boise, Idaho.

Butts Setting New Mark In Unique Fashion Mar 5, 2012

Before last weekend's Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships, Joe Blaney said Tynita Butts has been down to her last "iota" on many occasions before hitting a qualifying mark.

Women's Track And Field Captures First-Ever C-USA Title Feb 26, 2012

Conference USA Indoor Championships Final Results A total team effort by the East Carolina women's track and field squad paid off Sunday as the Pirates captured their first-ever Conference USA Indoor Championship title at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

Four School Standards Set At Penn State National Jan 29, 2012

Penn State National Results The East Carolina track and field program continued its strong start to the indoor campaign at the Penn State National by setting four school records, including one that stood for the last eight years.

Pirates Post Four School Records At CNU Dec 5, 2011

CNU Holiday Open Results The East Carolina track and field program officially opened its 2011-12 indoor campaign Sunday at the Christopher Newport Holiday Open.

Track And Field To Hold Walk-On Tryouts Aug 22, 2011

The East Carolina cross country and track and field teams will hold open walk-on tryouts Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the new ECU track and field facility starting at 2:00 p.m., according to an announcement by head coach Curt Kraft Monday.

Women's Track and Field Honored By USTFCCCA Aug 11, 2011

The East Carolina women's track and field squad has been named a Division I All-Academic Team by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) according to a release from the organization Thursday.

Aliotta Named To USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Aug 4, 2011

Rising senior throws specialist Dennis Aliotta has been named to the 2011 United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team, according to an announcement from the organization.

Track And Field Announces 2011 Signees Jul 28, 2011

Brandon Dunford, Kyle Hefkin, Tevin Richardson, Dylan Spadaccini, Erin McGuirk, Kayla Padgett, Kaylee Redon and Krista Vincent have signed national letters-of-intent while Quinton Harley and Sunni Massop have completed grant-in-aid agreements to compete for and attend East Carolina University beginning in the fall, according to an announcement from head coach Curt Kraft.

Butts Claims Sixth At USA Championships Jun 26, 2011

Two East Carolina track and field All-America performers wrapped up their seasons at the United States Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field this weekend by posting strong finishes in the high jump and 400-meter dash, respectively.

Goggins Advances At USA Track Championships Jun 24, 2011

East Carolina freshman All-America sprinter Aiesha Goggins posted a 400-meter dash time of 52.84 Thursday night at the United States Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field, advancing to the semifinal which is scheduled for Friday at 8:30 p.m.

Goggins Tabbed Second-Team All-America Jun 15, 2011

By virtue of a 10th-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, freshman Aiesha Goggins has earned Second-Team All-America accolades from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

NCAA Outdoor Championships Suspended Jun 9, 2011

Action at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships has been suspended until tomorrow, according to an announcement by the organization late Thursday night.

Goggins Takes 10th In NCAA 400-Meter Open Jun 8, 2011

Freshman Aiesha Goggins fell just short of advancing to the final race of the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championhips Wednesday, posting a time of 52.75 in the 400-meter dash to finish fourth in the second heat at Drake Stadium.

Pirates Set For NCAA Outdoor Championships Jun 7, 2011

A quartet of underclassmen will make East Carolina track and field program history this week as the first female relay team to participate in the NCAA Outdoor Championships, scheduled for June 8-11 at Drake Stadium.

4x400 Women Book Trip To Nationals May 28, 2011

With a school-record time of 3:35.75 in the 4x400 relay, the quartet of Tyshonda Hawkins, Tania Minkins, Tiffany Harris and Aiesha Goggins will represent East Carolina at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Goggins Headed To NCAA Outdoor Nationals May 27, 2011

Live Meet Scoring | Watch Saturday's Events Live! (Starting at 6 p.m.)A freshman will represent East Carolina in the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the second-straight season as Aiesha Goggins posted the second-fastest overall time in the 400-meter dash Friday at the University of Indiana's Robert C. Haugh Track as part of the NCAA East Regional.

Goggins Advances At NCAA East Regional May 26, 2011

Live Meet Scoring | Friday Live Video (Starting at 4:30 p.m.)Freshman Aiesha Goggins is one step closer to booking her spot in the NCAA Outdoor Championships as she won her heat in the 400-meter dash on the first day of the NCAA East Regional at the University of Indiana's Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex.

Track And Field Sends 15 To NCAA Regional May 19, 2011

Complete List of NCAA East Regional Qualifiers The East Carolina track and field program will send 15 athletes in 13 events to the 2011 NCAA East Regional in Bloomington, Ind., May 26-28 according to the release of the field by the organization Thursday.

Goggins Crowned C-USA 400-Meter Champion May 16, 2011

Complete Meet Results in PDF Format Freshman Aiesha Goggins won the 400-meter dash title to cap East Carolina's participation at the 2011 Conference USA Outdoor Championships Sunday at Holloway Track/Ley Field on the campus of Rice University.

Butts Wins Another C-USA High Jump Title May 15, 2011

Sophomore All-America Tynita Butts captured her third career league title in the high jump Saturday as East Carolina continued competition at the 2011 Conference USA Outdoor Championships.

Track Excels At C-USA Outdoor Championships May 13, 2011

East Carolina took four of the top eight spots in the women's hammer throw to highlight the Pirates' day one participation at the 2011 Conference USA Outdoor Championships at Holloway Track/Ley Field.

Track And Field Set For C-USA Championships May 11, 2011

The East Carolina track and field program will spend four days in Houston at the newly renovated Holloway Field/Ley Track attempting to capture the first Conference USA championship in school history. Rice University serves as host for the event, which is slated for May 12-15.

Pirates Snag 13 Titles At Charlotte Apr 24, 2011

An East Carolina sweep of the relay events Saturday highlighted the Pirates' participation in the Charlotte Invitational at Irwin Beck Track and Transamerica Field.

Pirates Capture 15 Event Titles At Quad Meet Apr 10, 2011

East Carolina traveled to Western Carolina for the third-annual Mountains vs. Beaches Quad Meet this weekend, coming away with 15 event titles and a new outdoor pole vault school record.

Neil Named C-USA Athlete-of-the-Week Apr 5, 2011

Senior distance runner Jordan Neil, after running the nation's second-fastest 1,500-meter time at the Florida Relays, has been named Conference USA Male Outdoor Athlete-of-the-Week, according to an announcement by league officials Tuesday.

Pirates Set Five School Records At Florida Apr 3, 2011

Complete Meet Results in PDF Format East Carolina set five school records and produced 13 top-10 finishes this weekend, taking part in the prestigious Florida Relays at the Percy Beard Track.

Relay Teams Shine In Raleigh Mar 27, 2011

school-record performance and three top-10 finishes from the relay teams highlighted East Carolina's participation in the Raleigh Relays this weekend at the Paul Derr Track.

ECU Wins Four Titles At Wake Forest Mar 20, 2011

East Carolina opened its outdoor season in earnest this weekend in Winston-Salem, winning four event titles at the Wake Forest Open. In all, the Pirates produced 37 top 10 finishes.

Butts Garners All-America High Jump Status Mar 11, 2011

Sophomore high jump specialist Tynita Butts earned All-America status for the second time in her career Friday, finishing fourth in the event at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships on the campus of Texas A&M University.

Indoor Records Fall At Notre Dame Mar 10, 2011

East Carolina track and field program continued its successful campaign last weekend at the University of Notre Dame's Alex Wilson Invitational inside the Loftus Field House.

Four Track Pirates Win C-USA Event Titles Feb 27, 2011

Complete Meet Results in PDF Format The East Carolina track and field program racked up a number of event titles on the final day of competition at the 2011 Conference USA Indoor Championship as four athletes captured gold medals Saturday at the Yeoman Fieldhouse.

Butts Wins Conference USA High Jump Title Feb 26, 2011

East Carolina Sophomore All-America jumper Tynita Butts turned in a mark of 1.83 meters to capture her first career Conference USA indoor high jump title Friday at the C-USA Indoor Championships. She is already qualified to compete at the NCAA Indoor Championships next month.

Former Ball Players Switch To Javelin Feb 23, 2011

When East Carolina track and field throws coach David Price notices one of his unique javelin throwers is frustrated, he busts out his best confidence-building tool

Track Wins Nine Events At North Carolina Feb 14, 2011

In its final tuneup before the Conference USA Indoor Championships, East Carolina exceled by winning nine individual event titles at the North Carolina Invitational.

School Records Fall At Penn State Feb 7, 2011

The East Carolina track and field program had a fine showing at the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Cup Saturday, breaking three school records as the Pirates continued their indoor season.

Track Youth Excels At Virginia Tech Jan 15, 2011

Complete Results in PDF Format A pair of newcomers led the way for the East Carolina track and field program at the Virginia Tech Invitational as Tyshonda Hawkins and Jordan Neil set school records in the 300-meter dash and 3000-meter run, respectively.

Montijo Named To All-Academic Team Dec 8, 2010

East Carolina junior cross country runner Zack Montijo was one of nine male athletes selected to the Conference USA All-Academic Team, according to an announcement from the league office Wednesday afternoon.

Track Sets School Records At CNU Holiday Open Dec 6, 2010

Complete Meet ResultsThe East Carolina track and field squad officially opened its 2010-11 campaign Sunday, participating in the Christopher Newport Holiday Open at the Freeman Center.

Pirates End Season At Southeast Regional Nov 13, 2010

Men's Individual Results | Women's Individual Results Running against a field with numerous nationally ranked opponents, the East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams finished their seasons at the NCAA Southeast Regional at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park Saturday morning. The men's team came in 23rd out of 34 squads while the women placed 21st of 37.

Pirates Place Fourth, Sixth At C-USA Meet Nov 1, 2010

Men's Results | Women's Results The East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams competed in the Conference USA Championship Monday morning at the Indian Springs Country Club and turned in solid outings. The men's team placed fifth out of eight squads while the women finished sixth of 12.

Cross Country Heads To C-USA Championship Oct 29, 2010

East Carolina Men's Interview | East Carolina Women's InterviewThe East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Tulsa, Okla., to take part in the 2010 Conference USA Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships. The event is set to take place Monday, Nov. 1, at the Indian Springs Country Club.

Women Win Mount Olive Invitational Oct 22, 2010

Resting its entire men's team and its top women's runners for the Nov. 1 Conference USA Championship, the East Carolina cross country program sent six women to the Mount Olive Invitational and claimed first place out of six squads. All six individuals placed in the top 20 with freshmen Kelley Miko and Kaylee Bythell finishing in the top five.

Pirates Run At Panorama Farms Invitational Oct 15, 2010

Men's Results | Women's Results After taking last weekend off, the East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams returned to action Friday at the Panorama Farms Invitational, hosted by the University of Virginia.

Pirates Set Career Marks At Greater Louisville Classic Oct 2, 2010

Men's Results | Women's ResultsRunning at what is regarded as the largest collegiate meet in the South, the East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams placed 29th of 38 and 12th of 35, respectively, Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic.

Cross Country Sweeps ECU Pirate Invitational Sep 24, 2010

Men's Results | Women's Results | Photo GalleryFor the second-straight year, the East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams claimed the ECU Pirate Invitational titles Friday at Overton's Lake Kristi.

Pirate Men And Women Finish In Top Three Sep 17, 2010

The East Carolina men's cross country team had four runners set program top-20 times and the women's squad had two top-20 all-time marks established Friday at the N.C. State Wolfpack Invitational, held at the WakeMed Soccer Park.

Pirate Men And Women Finish In Top Three Sep 17, 2010

The East Carolina men's cross country team had four runners set program top-20 times and the women's squad had two top-20 all-time marks established Friday at the N.C. State Wolfpack Invitational, held at the WakeMed Soccer Park.

Pirate Runners Begin 2010 Campaign Sep 3, 2010

Women's Results | Men's ResultsJunior Zack Montijo set the school record for a 6,400-meter race for the men's cross country team and the women's squad placed fourth of 10 Friday at the Covered Bridge Open, hosted by Appalachian State.

Cross Country Set To Open 2010 Season Sep 2, 2010

The East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams open the 2010 season Friday afternoon at the Covered Bridge Open in Boone, N.C. Both squads have high expectations as the top runners return and a new crop of talented individuals are set to make their Pirate debuts.

Cross Country To Hold Walk-On Tryouts Aug 23, 2010

The East Carolina cross country and track and field programs will hold open walk-on tryouts Sept. 8 at the J.H. Rose High School track, starting at 3:00 p.m., head coach Curt Kraft announced Monday.

Victoria Robinson Joins Track And Field Aug 12, 2010

Victoria Robinson (Greenville, N.C.) has signed a grant-in-aid to compete for and attend East Carolina University beginning in the fall of 2010, according to an announcement from head coach Curt Kraft Thursday.

Track Announces 2010 Signees Aug 3, 2010

The East Carolina track and field program has signed 19 athletes to national letters-of-intent to attend and compete at the university beginning in the fall, according to an announcement by head coach Curt Kraft.

Cross Country Plans Pirate Invitational Jul 12, 2010

For the 11th-straight year, the East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams will take part in the Pirate XC Invitational. The meet, hosted this season by the Coach Choo Track Club, will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 24-25 at Lake Kristi in Grimesland.

Butts Captures 16th In NCAA Long Jump Jun 12, 2010

The East Carolina track and field program's 2010 season came to an end Saturday, as freshman Tynita Butts cleared 5.98 meters in the long jump for 16th-place at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field.

Butts Nets All-America Honors In Oregon Jun 9, 2010

Freshman Tynita Butts added to her list of honors in 2010 Wednesday, picking up All-America status in the high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field.

Newby Earns Postgraduate Scholarship Jun 8, 2010

East Carolina graduate student Jarrett Newby has been awarded one of 12 Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship Awards, according to an announcement by Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky Tuesday.

Track Rookies Vie For National Titles Jun 8, 2010

Freshmen Tynita Butts and Matthew McConaughey look to capture the first national titles in East Carolina track and field program history as they travel to the University of Oregon for the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Pirates Wrap Up NCAA East Regional May 29, 2010

The last two entrants for the East Carolina track and field program in the NCAA East Regional fell short of their goal to qualify for the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

McConaughey Heads To Oregon In Javelin May 28, 2010

Freshman Matthew McConaughey became the second Pirate to advance to the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships, throwing 67.11 meters to take 10th in the javelin throw at the East Regional at Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T.

Butts Advances To NCAA Championships May 27, 2010

Freshman Tynita Butts is on her way to the NCAA Outdoor Championships after qualifying in the high and long jump events Thursday at the 2010 East Regional at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T.

Track Set For 2010 NCAA East Regional May 25, 2010

The East Carolina track and field program will send 13 athletes to the 2010 NCAA East Regional, scheduled for May 27-29 at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T.

Butts Wins C-USA High Jump Title May 17, 2010

Tynita Butts recorded 1.74 meters in the high jump, winning the conference title in the event and earning Women's Freshman-of-the-Meet honors on the final day of the 2010 Conference USA Outdoor Championships at the UCF Track and Soccer Complex.

ECU Wins Three Titles At C-USA Outdoor Meet May 15, 2010

Senior Maegan Lewis, sophomore Dennis Aliotta and freshman Matthew McConaughey won their respective events, the hammer throw, shot put and javelin, to highlight the Pirates' first full day of the 2010 Conference USA Outdoor Championships at the UCF Track and Soccer Stadium.

Pirates Win Three Titles At Penn Relays Apr 24, 2010

The East Carolina track and field program made its mark on the 116th running of the Penn Relays at historic Franklin Field, winning three event titles while also setting three school records.

Tozzi Leads Track At Georgia Invitational Apr 11, 2010

Sophomore Nicole Tozzi became the latest East Carolina track and field athlete to break a school record in 2010, as she set a new standard in the javelin throw to pace the Pirates at the Georgia Invitational.

Butts Sets School Record In Wilmington Apr 5, 2010

Newcomer Tynita Butts broke her own school record in the high jump to lead the East Carolina track and field program in the second-annual Mountains vs. Beaches Challenge, held at the Greene Track and Field Complex on the campus of UNC Wilmington.

School Records Fall At Coastal Carolina Mar 22, 2010

In its first full outdoor meet of the season, the East Carolina track and field program produced a solid showing at the Coastal Carolina Shamrock Invitational at the Coastal Carolina Track this past weekend.

Track Earns Event Titles At UNCW Mar 16, 2010

While teammate Tynita Butts was representing the East Carolina track and field program at the NCAA Indoor Championships March 12-13, a few athletes gained valuable experience at the UNCW Inviational that they hope will propel them toward the national outdoor meet in June.

Butts Finishes 10th At NCAA Indoor Championship Mar 13, 2010

East Carolina freshman and 2010 Conference USA Indoor Freshman-of-the-Year Tynita Butts finished 10th in the high jump event at the NCAA Indoor Championships Friday at the Randall Tyson Track.

Aliotta Claims C-USA Shot Put Title Feb 28, 2010

Sophomore Dennis Aliotta made sure that the East Carolina track and field teams would leave Houston with an event title, as the Pirates wrapped up competition at the 2010 Conference USA Indoor Championships Saturday.

Track Begins 2010 C-USA Indoor Meet Feb 27, 2010

The East Carolina track and field teams put themselves in position to find the medals podium Friday in day one of the 2010 Conference USA Indoor Championships in Houston.

Newcomers Lead Track At UNC Invitational Feb 14, 2010

The East Carolina track and field teams participated in their final meet before the 2010 Conference USA Indoor Championships, traveling to Chapel Hill Friday for the Gene Anderson Invitational.

Track Sets Three School Records At Penn State Feb 8, 2010

With the 2010 Conference Indoor Championships just three weeks away, the East Carolina track and field teams built some momentum with strong showings at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, hosted by Penn State this past weekend at the Ashenfelter Track.

Lichtner Takes Event Title At Carolina Classic Feb 1, 2010

A small group of East Carolina track and field athletes ventured to Chapel Hill, N.C. to compete in the Carolina Classic at the Eddie Smith Fieldhouse this past weekend. However, day two of the event was cancelled due to snow and ice.

Track Improves Times And Marks At UNC Jan 24, 2010

The East Carolina track and field teams continued to develop Saturday, taking part in the UNC Classic at the Eddie Smith Fieldhouse. Freshman Tynita Butts won her third and fourth events of the year, capturing the long jump and high jump, while 11 athletes set career-best times or marks.

Copeland Sets School Record At Virginia Tech Jan 19, 2010

The East Carolina track and field teams opened the 2010 indoor season in earnest at the Virginia Tech Invitational at the Rector Fieldhouse. The field included top squads in North Carolina, Clemson, Arkansas, South Carolina, Wake Forest, Florida State and N.C. State.

Lapp Named Spirit Of Service Recipient Dec 17, 2009

Sophomore cross country runner Amanda Lapp has been named the East Carolina winner of the Conference USA Spirit of Service award, according to an announcement by the league office Wednesday afternoon.

Wilson Named To All-Academic Team Dec 9, 2009

East Carolina sophomore cross country runner Tara Wilson was one of seven female athletes selected to the Conference USA All-Academic Team, according to an announcement from the league office Wednesday afternoon.

Freshmen Lead Pirates At CNU Open Dec 7, 2009

The East Carolina track and field teams received strong performances from freshmen as they prepared in earnest for the indoor season at the Christopher Newport Holiday Open at the Freeman Center.

Cross Country Completes Season At NCAA Regionals Nov 14, 2009

Running against a field with numerous nationally-ranked opponents, the East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams finished their seasons at the NCAA Southeast Regional at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park Saturday morning. The men's team came in 25th while the women placed 24th.

Cross Country Runs In C-USA Championship Oct 31, 2009

The East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams competed in the Conference USA Championship Saturday morning at the Bear Branch Sportsfields. The men's team placed sixth out of eight squads while the women finished seventh of 12.

Cross Country Competes At Lock Haven Oct 19, 2009

After four inches of snow fell in State College, Pa., Friday, the Penn State National cross country meet was moved to nearby Lock Haven University and the West Branch Cross Country Course. East Carolina's men's team placed seventh out of 11 squads while the women finished 14th of 18.

Penn State National Meet Cancelled Oct 16, 2009

Friday's Penn State National cross country meet, which East Carolina's men's and women's teams were scheduled to compete in, has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Teams Take Fourth At Great American Oct 2, 2009

The East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams ran to a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Great American Cross Country Festival held at WakeMed Soccer Park Friday afternoon.

Cross Country Sweeps Pirate Invitational Sep 19, 2009

The East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams swept the Pirate Invitational Saturday morning at Lake Kristi. Both squads finished ahead of Campbell, UNC-Pembroke and Mount Olive.

East Carolina Takes Second At Seahawk Invitational Sep 12, 2009

The East Carolina men's and women's cross country teams both took second-place out of six squads at the 20th running of the Seahawk Invitational Friday evening. Freshman Dillon Hawley and senior Samantha Lichtner led their respective units.

Eastern Carolina Opens Season Strong Sep 4, 2009

The East Carolina men's cross country team placed five runners in the top 10 at the Campbell Invitational to secure the championship Friday evening. The women's squad fared nearly as well, coming in second.

Track And Field To Hold Walk-On Tryouts Aug 24, 2009

The East Carolina track and field and cross country teams will hold open walk-on tryouts Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at the ECU track, starting at 2:00 p.m., Head Coach Kurt Craft announced Monday.

Four Pirates Honored By USTFCCCA Jul 23, 2009

Brittany Copeland, Matthew Dennish, Danielle Eiler and Jarrett Newby have been selected to the 2009 United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I All-Academic Team, according to an announcement by the organization this week.

Track And Field Adds Three For 2009-10 Jul 6, 2009

Miles Coats (Lacy, Wash.), Drew Kanz (Tabernacle, N.J.) and Joseph Samuels (Charlotte, N.C.) have signed national letters-of-intent to compete for and attend East Carolina University in the fall, according to an announcement by head coach Curt Kraft Monday.