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Senior Send-off: Collegiate's Sarah Bode Jonathan Grooms Jun 25, 2012

  Sarah Bode just finished her senior year at Collegiate High School in Louisville.  Over the last few years she has been one of the best distance runners in Class A including a 4th place finish last fall in the Cross Country State Meet and a 3rd place finish in May in the 3200m Run. She answered some KYtrackXC.com Senior Send-off Questions below.  If you graduated and are interested in answering the same questions, please email them to jonathan@kytrackxc.com  

Crawford named Big South Runner of the Week Sep 9, 2010

High Point University freshman Patrick Crawford (Kernersville, N.C./Kernersville) has been named Big South Cross Country Runner of the Week after placing second in his first collegiate race, the Covered Bridge Open at Appalachian State last Friday. Crawford led HPU to a runner-up finish.

Panthers place sixth in Covered Bridge Open Sep 3, 2010

The High Point University women's cross country team placed sixth to open the season at the Covered Bridge Open on Friday at Appalachian State. The Panthers were led by sophomore #Kaylyn Peck#, who placed 12th overall. Photo Gallery

HPU men's cross country places second in season opener Sep 3, 2010

The High Point University men's cross country team opened the season with a second-place finish at the Covered Bridge Open on Friday in Boone, N.C. Freshman #Patrick Crawford# finished second in his collegiate debut and junior #Neal Darmody# finished fourth in the meet. Photo Gallery

Panthers open 2010 women's cross country season today Sep 3, 2010

The High Point University women's cross country team begins is 2010 campaign with the Covered Bridge Open on Friday in Boone, N.C. The Panthers will look for a strong start that will help improve their fourth-place finish at last year's Big South Championship.

HPU men's cross country opens today Sep 3, 2010

The High Point University men's cross country team opens the 2010 season today when it competes in the Covered Bridge Open at Appalachian State. The men's race is 6,400 meters and begins at 5:45 p.m.

HPU picked fourth in women's cross country poll Aug 26, 2010

The High Point University women's cross country team has been picked to finish fourth in the Big South Preseason Poll released on Thursday. The Panthers return five of their top seven runners, including top finisher #Emily Webb#, and add three newcomers to the roster.

Jenna Wrieden joins HPU track & field staff Aug 9, 2010

High Point University has added Jenna Wrieden as assistant coach of men's and women's cross country and track & field, head coach Mike Esposito announced on Monday. Wrieden previously worked at Queens University, Arizona State and Appalachian State.

Jenna Wrieden joins HPU track & field staff Aug 9, 2010

High Point University has added Jenna Wrieden as assistant coach of men's and women's cross country and track & field, head coach Mike Esposito announced on Monday. Wrieden previously worked at Queens University, Arizona State and Appalachian State.

HPU women's track & field earns All-Academic honor Aug 6, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team was named a 2010 Division I All-Academic team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The team earned a 3.26 cumulative grade-point average and had two athletes achieve a 4.0 GPA last fall.

Women's track adds Kayleigh Perry to 2010-11 recruiting class Aug 4, 2010

The High Point University women's cross country and track & field team has added Kayleigh Perry to its 2010-11 recruiting class, head coach Mike Esposito announced on Wednesday. Perry is a standout distance runner from Eastern Lebanon Country High School in Pennsylvania.

Peachee runs steeplechase at World Jr. Championship Jul 23, 2010

High Point University freshman Dakota Peachee of the men's track & field team competed in the World Junior Championship, placing 15th in his preliminary heat of the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday morning in Moncton, Canada.

Peachee to run in World Jr. Championship on Friday Jul 20, 2010

HPU freshman Dakota Peachee of the men's track team will become the Panthers' first-ever competitor at the World Junior Championship when he runs in the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday at 9:45 a.m. (Eastern) in Moncton, Canada. He qualified by winning the U.S. Junior National Championship in June. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO

Cole Atkins joins ZAP Fitness training center Jul 16, 2010

Former High Point University runner and soccer player Cole Atkins has joined the ZAP Fitness training center, a professional running organization for elite post-collegiate distance runners based near Blowing Rock, N.C.

Panthers' cross country schedule announced Jul 8, 2010

The 2010 High Point University men's and women's cross country schedule was announced by head coach Mike Esposito on Wednesday. The eight-meet schedule begins Sept. 3 at Appalachian State, the Panthers will run in the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 1 and will run in the Big South Championship at Radford on Oct. 30.

Dakota Peachee wins steeplechase at USA Junior Championships Jun 24, 2010

Sophomore Dakota Peachee (Garner, N.C./West Johnston) of the High Point University men’s track & field team finished first in the steeplechase with a time of 9:03.43 at the 2010 USA Track & Field Junior National Championship in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday.

Peachee, Pelletier to compete in USA Jr. National Championship Jun 22, 2010

Freshmen Dakota Peachee and Joshua Pelletier of the High Point University men's track & field team are set to compete in the USA Track & Field Junior National Championship on Thursday and Friday in Des Moines, Iowa. Peachee will compete in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and Pelletier will compete in the javelin. LIVE RESULTS

Seven recruits to join HPU men's track in 2010-11 Jun 8, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team has added seven student-athletes for the 2010-11 campaign, announced head coach Mike Esposito. Distance runners Patrick Crawford, Jacob Roach and John Yankello, field athletes Max Coleman, Tristan Faure and Steven Scally as well as hurdler Ryan Venable will join the Panthers this fall.

HPU women's track adds nine recruits Jun 8, 2010

Head coach Mike Esposito has announced that nine student-athletes will join the High Point University women's track & field team this fall. Middle distance runners Colleen Hollowood and Audrey Malloy, pole vaulters Jackie Chester, Libby Cooper and Veronica Peskosky, sprinters Shannon Corbett and Megan Lowery as well as field athletes Megan Simpson and Kaitlin Whittington will join HPU.

Fenske earns Academic All-District honors Jun 3, 2010

Sophomore Christina Fenske was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team for women's track & field announced by College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) on Thursday. Fenske set the HPU record in the high jump this season.

Peachee takes 23rd in steeplechase at NCAA preliminary May 29, 2010

Freshman Dakota Peachee of the High Point University men's track & field team placed 23rd in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in the first round of the NCAA Championship on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C. Freshman Joshua Pelletier placed 42nd in the javelin.

Fenske and Gamble finish NCAA first round May 27, 2010

Sophomores Christina Fenske and Manika Gamble capped off High Point University's women's track & field season at the first round of the NCAA Championship on Thursday at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, N.C. Photo Gallery

Gamble, Fenske to compete in NCAA first round May 24, 2010

Sophomores Manika Gamble and Christina Fenske will compete in the first round of the NCAA Champinship on Thursday and Friday at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, N.C. Gamble will compete in the 400-meter hurdles and Fenske will compete in the high jump.

Cherry headlines HPU's five NCAA qualifiers May 24, 2010

Seniors Jesse Cherry, Cole Atkins and Josh Morgan as well as freshmen Dakota Peachee and Josh Pelletier have qualified for the first round of the NCAA Championship and will compete on Thursday and Friday at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, N.C. Cherry is ranked fourth in the 10,000-meter.

Fenske named Big South Athlete of the Week May 19, 2010

Sophomore Christina Fenske has been named Big South Women's Track Athlete of the Week for her record-breaking performance at the N.C. A&T Aggie Classic on Sunday in Greensboro, N.C. Fenske cleared 1.78 meters (5-10) in the high jump to break the HPU record and qualify for the first round of the NCAA Championship.

Fenske sets HPU high jump record at N.C. A&T May 16, 2010

Sophomore Christina Fenske cleared an HPU-record 1.78 meters (5-10) in the high jump at the Tar Heel/Aggie Classic on Sunday at North Carolina A&T. Fenske's previous best was 1.70 meters (5-7).

Two Panthers compete at Georgia Tech Invitational May 15, 2010

Manika Gamble took 16th in the 400-meter hurdles and Christina Fenske equaled her career best in the high jump for the High Point University women’s track & field team at the Georgia Tech Invitational on Saturday in Atlanta.

Peachee leads HPU men's track at Georgia Tech May 15, 2010

Freshman Dakota Peachee led the High Point University men’s track & field team with a runner-up finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Georgia Tech Invitational on Friday in Atlanta, Ga. His time of 8:59.62 was an HPU record. On Saturday, Josh Morgan will compete in the 800-meter. LIVE RESULTS

Six Panthers to compete at Georgia Tech May 13, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team will have six competitors in the Georgia Tech Invitational on Friday and Saturday, including senior Josh Morgan and junior Jevin Monds in the 1,500-meter and freshman Joshua Pelletier in the javelin on Friday evening.

Fenske, Gamble to compete in Georgia Tech Invitational May 13, 2010

Sophomores Christina Fenske and Manika Gamble will represent the High Point University women's track & field team at the Georgia Tech Invitational on Saturday in Atlanta. Fenske will compete in the high jump and Gamble will compete in the 400-meter hurdles.

Fenske finishes third in the high jump at Tar Heel Invitational May 8, 2010

Sophomore Christina Fenske (Stuarts Draft, Va./Stuarts Draft) finished third in the high jump at the Tony Waldrop Tar Heel Invitational on Saturday in Chapel Hill, N.C. Sophomore Manika Gamble (Jacksonville, N.C./Jacksonville ) also competed in the Invitational, finishing ninth in the 200 meters.

Two Panthers to represent men's track at UNC May 7, 2010

Juniors TJ Brancaccio and Justin Conaway will represent the High Point University men's track & field team at the Carolina Qualifier on Saturday in Chapel Hill, N.C. Brancaccio will compete in the pole vault and Conaway will compete in the 100-meter dash.

Fenske, Gamble to compete at UNC on Saturday May 7, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team will send a pair of competitors to the Carolina Qualifier in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Saturday. Sophomore Manika Gamble will compete in the 200-meter dash and sophomore Christina Fenske will compete in the high jump.

Student-Athlete Feature: Josh Morgan Apr 30, 2010

Each week throughout the athletic year a student-athlete who has done something significant or unique will be featured on highpointpanthers.com. This week Josh Morgan of the men's track & field team talks about coming to the end of his senior year.

HPU men's track gets two wins in VertKlasse Meeting Apr 25, 2010

Senior Josh Morgan won the 800-meter and junior TJ Brancaccio won the pole vault to lead the High Point University men's track & field team at the second-annual HPU VertKlasse Meeting on Sunday evening at Vert Stadium.

Fenske, Gamble get wins at VertKlasse Meeting Apr 25, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team got wins from sophomores Christina Fenske and Manika Gamble as it hosted the second-annual VertKlasse Meeting on Sunday evening at Vert Stadium.

HPU track hosts VertKlasse Meeting on Sunday Apr 22, 2010

The High Point University men’s and women’s track & field teams host their second-ever home meet at Vert Stadium on Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. The VertKlasse Meeting is a European-style meet that features a small amount of high-level competitors, creating a fast-moving, exciting competition.

Panthers race to fifth at Big South Women's Track Championship Apr 17, 2010

Manika Gamble won the 400-meter hurdles and was runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles to pace the HPU women's track & field team to a fifth-place finish at the Big South Championship on Saturday at Charleston Southern. Geneva Winterink took third in both the 5,000-meter and steeplechase and Christina Fenske was runner-up in the high jump. Photo Gallery

HPU men's track takes fifth at Big South Championship Apr 17, 2010

The HPU men's track team got a win from Jesse Cherry in the 10,000-meter and runner-up finishes from Cherry, Josh Morgan and Joshua Pelletier while finishing fifth at the Big South Championship at Charleston Southern. Pelletier was named Big South Freshman of the Year and Morgan was named Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Photo Gallery

Panthers sixth with one day to go at Big South meet Apr 16, 2010

The High Point University women’s track & field team ranks sixth at the Big South Championship, just 5.5 points behind third-place Radford with one day remaining. On Friday, Christina Fenske tied for second in the high jump and Geneva Winterink placed third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. LIVE VIDEO

HPU men’s track fourth after two days of Big South Championship Apr 16, 2010

The HPU men’s track team sits in fourth, just 5.5 points out of second, going into the final day of competition at the Big South Championship in Charleston, S.C. During Friday’s action, Dakota Peachee took fourth in the steeplechase and senior Josh Morgan qualified for the finals of the 800 and 1,500-meter. LIVE VIDEO

Student-Athlete Feature: Manika Gamble Apr 16, 2010

Each week throughout the athletic year a student-athlete who has done something significant or unique will be featured on highpointpanthers.com. This week sophomore Manika Gamble of the women's track & field team talks about battling her own nerves while setting five HPU records.

Webb leads HPU on first day of Big South meet Apr 15, 2010

Junior Emily Webb finished third in the 10,000-meter to pace the High Point University women’s track & field team on the first day of the Big South Championship on Thursday in Charleston, S.C. It was Webb’s first 10,000-meter race on the track. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO | Photo Gallery

Cherry wins 10K on first day of Big South Championship Apr 15, 2010

The HPU men's track & field team went 1-2-4 in the 10,000-meter and got a runner-up finish from freshman Joshua Pelletier in the javelin on the first day of the Big South Championship on Thursday in Charleston, S.C. Senior Jesse Cherry set the championship meet record while winning the 10,000-meter and was followed by Cole Atkins and Neal Darmody. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO | Photo Gallery

HPU women's track competes at Big South Championship Apr 15, 2010

The High Point University women’s track & field team competes at the Big South Championship at Charleston Southern this weekend. Sophomore Manika Gamble is the top seed in the 400-meter hurdles and ranks second in the 100-meter hurdles and sophomore Christina Fenske is the top-ranked high jumper. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO

Men's track begins Big South Championship today Apr 15, 2010

The High Point University men’s track & field team competes at the Big South Championship this weekend at Charleston Southern. Seniors Jesse Cherry and Josh Morgan are the top-ranked performers in the 10,000-meter and 1,500-meter, respectively. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO

Gamble leads HPU women's track at UNC Apr 10, 2010

Sophomore Manika Gamble finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles and seventh in the 200-meter dash to lead the High Point University women's track & field team at the Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times meet at UNC on Saturday in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Morgan leads HPU men's track at Carolina Fast Times Apr 10, 2010

Senior Josh Morgan ran a career-best 3:46.13 to place eighth in a loaded 1,500-meter race to lead the High Point University men's track & field team at the Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times meet on Saturday in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Men's track to compete in final meet before Big South Apr 9, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team makes its final preparations for the Big South Championship when it competes at the Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times meet at UNC on Saturday. Among those competing, senior Josh Morgan will run the 1,500-meter and junior TJ Brancaccio will pole vault.

HPU women's track competes at Carolina on Saturday Apr 9, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team competes in its final meet before the Big South Championship when the Panthers run at the Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times meet at UNC on Saturday. Sophomore Manika Gamble will run the 100-meter hurdles and 200-meter dash.

Panthers win two events at Aggie Relays Apr 4, 2010

Freshman Vanessa Piacente won the 3,000-meter and sophomore Monica Delizo won the 5,000-meter to lead the High Point University women's track & field team at the Aggie Relays at North Carolina A&T on Friday and Saturday in Greensboro, N.C. Photo Gallery

Winterink leads HPU at Duke Invitational Apr 3, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team finished up the Duke Invitational on Saturday in Durham, N.C. Senior Geneva Winterink led HPU with a 13th-place finish in her debut 3,000-meter steeplechase. Photo Gallery

Morgan takes fourth in 800-meter at Duke Apr 3, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team competed at the Duke Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Durham, N.C. The final day was highlighted by a fourth-place finish in the 800-meter by senior Josh Morgan. Photo Gallery

HPU women's track competes at N.C. A&T and Duke Apr 2, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team competed in the first day of both the Duke Invitational and North Carolina A&T Aggie Invitational on Friday. At the Aggie Relays, Monica Delizo won the 5,000-meter. At Duke, Emily Webb ran 4:53.64 in the 1,500-meter. Both meets resume Saturday. Duke LIVE RESULTS

Brancaccio wins pole vault at Aggie Relays Apr 2, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team got a win from TJ Brancaccio in the pole vault at the North Carolina A&T Aggie Relays on Friday in Greensboro, N.C. At the Duke Invitational, freshman Dakota Peachee placed seventh in the 1,500-meter. Both meets continue Saturday. Duke LIVE RESULTS

Gamble sets HPU record at Florida Relays Apr 2, 2010

Sophomore Manika Gamble of the High Point University women's track & field team set an HPU record in the 400-meter hurdles at the Pepsi Florida Relays on Friday. Gamble ran a time of 58.56 to finish 10th in a national-class field.

Men's track & field competes at Duke, A&T this weekend Apr 2, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team will send competitors to both the Duke Invitational and Aggie Relays at North Carolina A&T on Friday and Saturday. Big South indoor champ Josh Morgan will compete in the 800-meter at Duke. Duke LIVE RESULTS

Gamble to compete at Florida Relays today Apr 2, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team will be competing in three locations this weekend. Sophomore hurdler Manika Gamble will compete at the Pepsi Florida Relays on Friday, while most of the team will compete at the Duke Invitational or Aggie Relays at North Carolina A&T on Friday and Saturday. Florida LIVE RESULTS | Duke LIVE RESULTS

Cherry named Big South Athlete of the Week Mar 31, 2010

Senior Jesse Cherry of the High Point University men's track & field team has been named Big South Conference Choice Hotels Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Wednesday. Cherry set the HPU record of 28:44.03 in the 10,000-meter while finishing sixth at the Stanford Invitational last Friday.

Five Panthers compete in final day of adidas Raleigh Relays Mar 27, 2010

The High Point University men’s track & field team had five athletes competing in the final day of the adidas Raleigh Relays on Saturday. Freshman Joshua Pelletier took 13th in the in the javelin and senior Josh Cashman placed 16th in his heat of the 1,500-meter.

Morgan runs career best at Stanford Invitational Mar 26, 2010

High Point University began competition at the Stanford Invitational Friday afternoon with senior Josh Morgan running a career-best in the 1,500-meter. Around 12:30 a.m. Eastern time, Jesse Cherry, Cole Atkins and Neal Darmody will run the 10,000-meter. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO

Men's track & field competes at adidas Raleigh Relays Mar 26, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team had several athletes competing in the adidas Raleigh Relays on Friday at NC State. Freshman Dakota Peachee took 13th in his heat of the 5,000-meter and junior Justin Conaway placed 25th in the 100-meter dash. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO | Photo Gallery

Gamble leads HPU in first day of Raleigh Relays Mar 26, 2010

Sophomore Manika Gamble placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles to lead the High Point University women's track & field team in the first day of the Raleigh Relays on Friday at NC State. Gamble also qualified for Saturday's finals in the 100-meter hurdles. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO | Photo Gallery

Women's track competes at Raleigh Relays this weekend Mar 25, 2010

The High Point University women’s track team will be competing at the Raleigh Relays at NC State on Friday and Saturday. Big South Athlete of the Week Manika Gamble will compete in the 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles and senior Joya Canfield will run the 1,500-meter. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO

Men's track competing at Stanford, NC State this weekend Mar 25, 2010

The High Point University men’s track & field team will be in action at two venues this weekend. Five distance runners will chase NCAA regional qualifying times at the Stanford Invitational, while several others will compete at the Raleigh Relays. Stanford RESULTS | Stanford VIDEO | Raleigh RESULTS | Raleigh VIDEO

Gamble named Big South Athlete of the Week Mar 25, 2010

Sophomore Manika Gamble of the High Point University women’s track & field team has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Women’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week, the conference announced Thursday. Gamble set the HPU record in the 100-meter hurdles on Saturday at the Wake Forest Open.

Panthers get two top-10 finishes at Wake Forest Mar 19, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team competed in the Wake Forest Open on Friday in Winston-Salem, N.C. to open the outdoor season. HPU had two top-10 finishes on the day: Manika Gamble took fifth in the preliminaries of the 100-meter hurdles and Winterink placed eighth in the 3000-meter. LIVE RESULTS | Photo Gallery

HPU men's track opens season at Wake Open Mar 19, 2010

The HPU men's track & field team opened the 2010 outdoor season at the Wake Forest Open on Friday in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Panthers' top finisher was senior Josh Morgan, who took second in the 3,000-meter. Freshman Joshua Pelletier broke the HPU record in the javelin. LIVE RESULTS | Photo Gallery

HPU women's track competes at Wake Forest today Mar 19, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team competes in the Wake Forest Open to begin the outdoor season today in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Panthers are coming off a sixth-place finish at the Big South Championship during the indoor season and finished third in last year's outdoor title meet. LIVE RESULTS

Panthers open outdoor track season today at Wake Mar 19, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team opens the outdoor season at the Wake Forest Open on Friday at 11 a.m. Most HPU runners and field athletes will be competing in the meet in Winston-Salem, N.C. LIVE RESULTS

Highpointpanthers.com to feature three blogs this spring Mar 12, 2010

High Point University will begin featuring several blogs on highpointpanthers.com starting this spring. Fans can get a different perspective with the first three blogs: the Panthers Baseball Blog, On Track With Jesse Cherry and the Panthers Offseason Radio Blog.

Fisher runs career best in hurdles at Virginia Tech Mar 6, 2010

Sophomore Alex Fisher ran a personal-best time of 8.35 in the 60-meter hurdles in the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier on Saturday at the Rector Field House in Blacksburg, Va. Sophomore Michael Feroe also competed in the 800-meter.

Gamble, Lonon run season bests at Virginia Tech Mar 6, 2010

High Point University women's track & field team closed out the indoor season with two athletes running at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier on Saturday at Rector Field House in Blacksburg, Va. Sophomore Manika Gamble ran a season-best 56.06 in the 400-meter and sophomore Erin Lonon ran a personal-record 1:00.57 in the same event.

Fisher, Feroe to compete at Virginia Tech Mar 5, 2010

Alex Fisher and Michael Feroe will compete for the High Point University men's track & field team at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier on Saturday in Blacksburg, Va. Fisher will compete in the 60-meter hurdles and Feroe will compete in the 800-meter.

Gamble to compete in final indoor meet at Virginia Tech Mar 5, 2010

Sophomore Manika Gamble will represent the High Point University women's track & field team in the final meet of the indoor season, the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier on Saturday in Blacksburg, Va. Gamble will compete in the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes.

HPU women's track takes sixth at Big South indoor meet Feb 28, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team placed sixth in the Big South Indoor Track & Field Championship on Saturday and Sunday in Clemson, S.C. HPU's distance medley relay team was victorious on Saturday and HPU got a runner-up finish from Joya Canfield in the 800-meter and a third-place finish from Emily Webb in the 5,000-meter on Sunday.

Morgan, Cherry win Big South titles as Panthers take fourth Feb 28, 2010

Josh Morgan won the 800-meter and placed second in the mile and Jesse Cherry won the 5,000-meter and placed second in the 3,000-meter to lead the High Point University men's track & field team to a fourth-place finish at the Big South Indoor Track & Field Championship on Sunday in Clemson, S.C. Morgan was named Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

HPU defends title in distance medley relay Feb 27, 2010

The High Point University women’s track & field team defended their title in the distance medley relay with a win in the event for the second consecutive year at the Big South Indoor Championship. The women are in fifth place after day one of competition.

Panthers in third after day one at Big South Indoor Championship Feb 27, 2010

The High Point University men’s track & field team is in third place at the 2010 Big South Indoor Championship after day one of competition. With 31 points the Panthers trail Liberty (91) and VMI (33). Senior Jesse Cherry finished second in the 3,000-meter behind Liberty’s Sam Chelanga and the men’s distance medley relay finished in second behind Liberty.

Gamble continues strong season at Virginia Tech Feb 20, 2010

The High Point University women's track & field team was led by sophomore Manika Gamble for the second day in a row at the Virginia Tech Challenge on Saturday in Blacksburg, Va. Gamble recorded HPU's best finish of the day, placing seventh in the 400-meter the day after she set an HPU record in the 200-meter.

Morgan and Monds lead HPU at Virginia Tech Challenge Feb 20, 2010

The High Point University men's track & field team completed competition at the Virginia Tech Challenge on Saturday in Blacksburg, Va. Josh Morgan placed ninth in the 800-meter and Jevin Monds took ninth in the mile to lead the Panthers.

Fisher leads HPU in first day at Virginia Tech Feb 19, 2010

Sophomore Alex Fisher took ninth in the 60-meter hurdles to lead the HPU men's track & field team in Friday night's portion of the Virginia Tech Challenge in Blacksburg, Va. The Panthers continue competition on Saturday. Live Results

Canfield, Gamble set HPU records at Virginia Tech Feb 19, 2010

Senior Joya Canfield won her heat and set an HPU record in the 1,000-meter and sophomore Manika Gamble set and HPU record in the 200-meter at the Virginia Tech Challenge on Friday night in Blacksburg, Va. The meet continues on Saturday at 11 a.m. Live Results

Men's track & field heads to VT Challenge Feb 19, 2010

The High Point University men’s track & field team will compete at the Virginia Tech Challenge on Friday and Saturday. It will be the team’s final meet before the Big South Indoor Championships. LIVE STATS

Student-Athlete Feature: Jesse Cherry Feb 17, 2010

Each week throughout the athletic year a student-athlete who has done something significant or unique will be featured on highpointpanthers.com. This week's Student-Athlete Feature is distance runner Jesse Cherry who set the HPU record in the 5,000-meter last weekend.

Morgan and Darmody record wins at UNC Feb 12, 2010

Josh Morgan and Jevin Monds finished first and second in the mile and Neal Darmody won the 3,000-meter for the High Point University men’s track & field team at the Gene Anderson UNC Invitational in Chapel Hill.

Gamble wins 60-meter hurdle at Gene Anderson UNC Invitational Feb 12, 2010

Manika Gamble won the 60-meter hurdles and tied her personal record in the event as the High Point University women’s track & field team finished competition at the Gene Anderson UNC Invitational in Chapel Hill. Joya Canfield and Vanessa Piacente had top-ten finishes in the mile.

Distance runners compete in Seattle this weekend Feb 11, 2010

Jesse Cherry, Jacob Smith and Cole Atkins of the High Point University men’s track & field team will run in the Husky Invitational this weekend in Seattle, Wash. The meet is hosted by the University of Washington.

Women's track & field at UNC on Friday Feb 11, 2010

The High Point University women’s track & field team will compete at the Gene Anderson UNC Invitational on Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C. Events begin at 3 p.m.

Panthers finish competition at Carolina Classic Jan 29, 2010

Manika Gamble earned top ten finishes in the 60-meter hurdle and 300-meter dash and Kelsey Paine finished fifth in the 1,000-meter for the High Point University women’s track & field team at the Dick Taylor Carolina Classic in Chapel Hill, N.C. Saturday’s events at the Classic have been canceled due to inclement weather.

Fisher, Brancaccio lead HPU at Carolina Classic Jan 29, 2010

The High Point University men’s track & field team competed at the Dick Taylor Carolina Classic at UNC on Friday. TJ Brancaccio finished fourth in the pole vault and Alex Fisher finished 10th in the 60-meter hurdles. Saturday’s events at the Carolina Classic have been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Gamble sets personal record in 60-meter hurdles Jan 23, 2010

Manika Gamble set a personal record and finished fifth in the finals of the 60-meter hurdles as the High Point University women’s track & field team wrapped up competition at the ETSU Noswinger Invitational. Vanessa Piacente and Geneva Winterink both placed in the top ten in the mile.

HPU has three top-ten finishers in mile at ETSU Jan 23, 2010

The High Point University men’s track & field team had a solid showing in the mile, with three top-ten finishers. Josh Morgan, Jacob Smith and Jevin Monds finished second, fifth and seventh, respectively in the event. Alex Fisher finished fourth in the 60-meter hurdle finals and Dakota Peachee finished second in the 3,000-meter on the final day of the ETSU Noswinger Invitational.

Fisher makes 60-meter hurdle finals at day one of ETSU Invitational Jan 22, 2010

Alex Fisher of the High Point University men’s track & field team qualified for the finals of the 60-meter hurdles, finishing the preliminaries in 8.39 in the first day of the ETSU Noswinger Invitational at East Tennessee State. FIsher and the Panthers will wrap up the ETSU Invitational on Saturday. LIVE STATS

Gamble wins heat of 60-meter hurdle on day at ETSU Jan 22, 2010

Manika Gamble won her heat in the 60-meter hurdle preliminaries and qualified for the final in the High Point University women’s track & field team’s first day of the ETSU Niswonger Invitational. Joya Canfield continued her strong start in the indoor season, taking third in the 800-meter. The Panthers will continue competition on Saturday. LIVE STATS

Gamble wins heat of 60-hurdles on day one at ETSU Jan 22, 2010

Manika Gamble won her heat in the 60-meter hurdle preliminaries and qualified for the final in the High Point University women’s track & field team’s first day of the ETSU Niswonger Invitational. Joya Canfield continued her strong start in the indoor season, taking third in the 800-meter. The Panthers will continue competition on Saturday. LIVE STATS

HPU in action at ETSU this weekend Jan 22, 2010

This weekend the High Point University women’s track & field team will travel to Johnson City, Tenn. to compete in the Niswonger Invitational at East Tennesee State. LIVE STATS

Student-Athlete Feature: Corey Grove Jan 20, 2010

Each week throughout the athletic year a student-athlete who has done something significant or unique will be featured on highpointpanthers.com. This Student-Athlete Feature is two-sport athlete Corey Grove, who is currently competing with the men's track & field team.

HPU wraps up competition at Virginia Tech Invitational Jan 16, 2010

Joya Canfield was the top finisher for the High Point University women’s track & field team as the Panthers wrapped up competition at the Virginia Tech Invitational on Saturday. Canfield finished third in the 800-meter with a time of 2:16.40. Manika Gamble finished the 200-meter in 25.62, good for 12th place. She also finished the 400-meter in ninth place.

Grove is HPU's top finisher at day one of Virginia Tech Invitational Jan 15, 2010

Junior Corey Grove set a personal best in the 1,000-meter, finishing in seventh place in 2:33.94 in the first day of the Virginia Tech Invitational. Events at the Rector Field House continue on Saturday. The Panther's events will include Josh Morgan , Jevin Monds and Jacob Smith running in the 3,000-meter.

Canfield sets personal best in 1,000 at Virginia Tech Invitational Jan 15, 2010

Senior Joya Canfield set a personal best in the 1,000-meter in the first day of the Virginia Tech Invitational at the Rector Field House in Blacksburg, Va. Canfield finished seventh in the event in 2:59.36. The Panthers will compete Saturday in the final day of the Invitational beginning at 11 a.m.

Fisher takes first in 60-meter hurdles at Liberty Kickoff Dec 3, 2009

Alex Fisher won the 60-meter hurdles with a personal best time at the Liberty Kickoff as the High Point University track & field teams began the 2009 indoor season. Justin Conaway finished fourth in the men's 60-meter dash with a time of 7.05.

Webb sets HPU record in pole vault at Liberty Kickoff Dec 3, 2009

Rachel Webb set a school-record in the pole vault and the Panther’s had three first place finishes at the Liberty Kickoff as the High Point University track & field teams began the 2009 indoor season. Manika Gamble won the 60-meter hurdles and Christina Fenske took first in the high jump.

Women's cross country competes in NCAA Southeast Regional Nov 14, 2009

The High Point University women’s cross country team sent three runners to the NCAA Southeast Regional and were led by senior Geneva Winterink, who placed 96th, on Saturday in Louisville, Ky. Junior Emily Webb placed 102nd and senior Joya Canfield took 121st.

Men's cross country places 16th at regional Nov 14, 2009

The High Point University men’s cross country team placed 16th out of 35 teams at the NCAA Southeast Regional in Louisville, Ky. on Saturday. The Panthers were led by sophomore Neal Darmody, who took 63rd, and junior Jevin Monds, who placed 73rd.

Women's cross country fourth at Big South Championship Oct 31, 2009

The High Point University women’s cross country team finished fourth at the 2009 Big South Cross Country Championship on Saturday at Shady Oaks Kennel in Winston-Salem, N.C. HPU was led by junior Emily Webb,who finished eighth with a time of 19:12 to earn All-Conference honors. Liberty won the team championship with 47 points.

Panthers second at Big South Cross Country Championship Oct 31, 2009

Senior Josh Morgan finished third to lead High Point University to a runner-up finish at the 2009 Big South Men’s Cross Country Championship at Shady Oaks Kennel in Winston-Salem, N.C. Sophomore Neal Darmody (seventh) and freshman Jacob Smith (ninth) also earned All-Conference honors. Liberty won the team title.

Men's cross country ranked 11th in regional poll Oct 19, 2009

The High Point University men's cross country team was ranked 11th in the Div. I Southeast Regional Poll by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday. It's HPU's first appearance in the ranking this season and comes on the heels of the team's victory at the Blue Ridge Open last Friday.

Panthers place eighth in Blue Ridge Open Oct 16, 2009

The High Point University women's cross country team placed eighth out of 15 teams at the Blue Ridge Open hosted by Appalachian State on Friday in Boone, N.C. Junior Emily Webb was the first Panther across the finish line in 35th and she was followed closely by seniors Joya Canfield and Geneva Winterink.

Men's cross country wins Blue Ridge Open Oct 16, 2009

The High Point University men's cross country team won the Blue Ridge Open, edging Davidson by one point, on Friday in Boone, N.C. Sophomore Neal Darmody placed seventh overall and senior Josh Morgan took ninth to lead the Panthers.