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Erdmann Announces Retirement After 39 Years of Unprecedented Success

RICHMOND, Ky. – After 39 years of unprecedented success, Eastern Kentucky University cross country/track and field head coach Rick Erdmann has announced his retirement, effective June 30. Erdmann concludes his distinguished career having won 73 Ohio Valley Conference championships and 70 OVC Coach of the Year awards. He built his program around the More...

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By admin On Monday, May 14th, 2018

Men’s Track and Field Wins First OVC Outdoor Title Since 1957

  Women take fourth place, their highest finish since 2011 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s track and field team won its first Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championship since More...

By admin On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Two Track and Field Colonels Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

      NEW ORLEANS – Two Eastern Kentucky University track and field student-athletes – Ann Eason and Ole Hesselbjerg – earned U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) More...

By admin On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Eason Named Capital One Academic All-American

AUSTIN, Texas – Eastern Kentucky University junior Ann Eason has been voted a 2013-14 Capital One second team Academic All-American for women’s track and field / cross country by the members of the College More...

By Bret Shroats On Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Two Colonels Compete in Track and Field National Championship Events

Soufiane Bouchiki on the left and Ole Hesselbjerg on the right.   Two Colonels earned spots in their respected National Championship events in the NCAA Track and Field tournament. Soufiane Bouchiki ended his More...

By admin On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Five Colonels Qualify For NCAA East Region Championships

INDIANAPOLIS – Five Eastern Kentucky University track and field student-athletes have qualified for the NCAA East Region Preliminary Championships to be held May 29-31 in Jacksonville, Fla. Junior Ole Hesselbjerg More...

By admin On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Maritim Voted OVC Male Track and Field Freshman of the Year

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University distance runner Ambrose Maritim has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Male Track and Field Freshman of the Year, the league office announced on Thursday. Maritim More...

By admin On Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Meddles Named OVC Male Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University junior distance runner Wade Meddles has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Male Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year, the league office announced on Thursday. Meddles More...