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March 27, 2014
MACON, Ga. – Regular season titles in men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s basketball have FGCU in the lead for the 2013-14 Atlantic Sun Conference All-Sports championship.
January 17, 2014
For the past 35 years, the Buccaneers have hosted the two-day meet with some of the nation’s top college student-athletes competing in the event.
January 09, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference announced promotions for two members of the conference office team, elevating them to full-time status.
January 02, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the opinion of its fans, student-athletes and everyone else as we begin the process of redesigning AtlanticSun.org.
November 26, 2013
MACON, GA - The Atlantic Sun Conference has joined Pinterest and we ask you the fans to check it out as we pin things around the league.
November 25, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb University claimed regular season championships in men’s and women’s cross country to lead the 2013-14 A-Sun All-Sports race following completion of the 2013 fall seasons.
November 15, 2013
Kelly Perzanowski and Svenja Meyer claimed All-Region honors to lead a host of A-Sun teams in their season finales at the NCAA Regionals
November 14, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Year, Kelly Perzanowski of FGCU will be joined by six A-Sun squads in their respective NCAA Regional Championships on Friday.
November 11, 2013
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference honored Lipscomb's Tessa Hoefle as the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Women's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
November 02, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – To the cheers of the home crowd, Lipscomb earns its third-straight Atlantic Sun Women’s Cross Country Championship with a team score of 32 points.
November 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. - In the past decade no course is more prominent to the Atlantic Sun as the Vaughn’s Gap Course in Nashville, Tennessee.
October 31, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Championship is set for November 2nd at 10 a.m. CST and will be hosted by two-time defending champion Lipscomb in Nashville, Tennessee.
October 24, 2013
The NCAA released its annual Graduation Success Rate reports and the A-Sun numbers continue to rise as its member institutions boast multiple reports equal to or above the record-high national averages.
October 24, 2013
MACON, Ga. -There is just a little over a week before Atlantic Sun Cross Country squads gather to compete in the A-Sun Championship to see who will be hoisting the trophy.
October 23, 2013
MACON, Ga. - ETSU Katie Hirko paced for Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week Honors as announced by the league's office on Wednesday.
October 16, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Jacksonville's Svenja Meyer ran a personal best time of 17:33.65 to collect Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week Honors as announced by the league office on Wednesday.
October 10, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb continues to dominate the Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Coaches Poll with unanimous first-pace in this week's edition of the poll.
October 09, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Sally Larson and ETSU Katie Hirko paced their squads in high-profile meets to land Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Co-Runner of the Week Honors.
October 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country finds Lipscomb and North Florida in the top-spots of the A-Sun Coaches Poll.
October 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. - North Florida's Alessandra Valdes led the Ospreys to a third-place team finish in the Charlotte Invitational to collect Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Weekly Accolades
September 26, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb is the top-team in Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country after receiving unanimous first-place votes in the coaches poll for the second week in a row.
September 25, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb senior Dani Walker finished first place at the Erik Anderson Invite in Spokane, Washington to earn Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week Honors.
September 18, 2013
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Kelly Perzanowski captured her first career Atlantic Sun Women's Runner of the Week Honor as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
September 16, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country continues as Lipscomb breaks into the top-5 in the South Region of the USTFCCCA Poll announced on Monday.
September 16, 2013
MACON, Ga. – With the action already heating up on the field, it won’t be long until the temps begin to drop. That means taking advantage of the latest outerwear promotion from ASunStore.com.
September 12, 2013
MACON, Ga. - In the first Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Coaches Poll of the season Lipscomb received unanimous first place votes to top the league.
September 11, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Amanda Spring made Stetson Cross Country history as she took home Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week Honors as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
September 06, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The 2012-13 academic year saw great success for Atlantic Sun teams, student-athletes, coaches and the league at large. As a result, a record number of people visited AtlanticSun.org.
September 03, 2013
MACON, Ga. - After the first week of Women's Cross Country, Lipscomb's freshman Sally Larson was selected as the Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
August 27, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Women’s Cross Country season kicks off this weekend with nine squads competing in meets
August 22, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb came out on top as the favorite in the Atlantic Sun Preseason Women’s Cross Country Coaches Poll, announced by the conference office on Thursday.
July 26, 2013
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Azul topped Northern Kentucky's Victor E. Viking in the finals of the Atlantic Sun Most Valuable Mascot Challenge with a total of 5,844 votes.
July 22, 2013
FGCU's Azul claimed the semifinal round of the Most Valuable Mascot Challenge to advance to the final round. Azul received 1,872 votes to finish ahead of Northern Kentucky's Victor E. Viking.
July 19, 2013
Four mascots advanced from the opening round of the Atlantic Sun Most Valuable Mascot Challenge with the reigning champion - Victor E. Viking - taking the top spot with 1,243 votes ahead of FGCU's Azul.
July 02, 2013
MACON, Ga. – More than 64 percent of the student-athletes in the A-Sun posted a 3.0 grade point average or better during the 2012-13 competition season, including a high of 73 percent by Stetson University.
July 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. - As we recap the 2012-13 seasons, the Atlantic Sun wants to see some of the fan photos from the stands at the conference championships. Tag a photo you took on Instagram with #ASunAlbum.
July 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference announces its 2013-14 championship schedule, following the final determination of several sites by the conference membership.
June 17, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Cross Country jump-started the 2012-13 A-Sun Championship Calendar as USC Upstate and Lipscomb won back-to-back A-Sun team titles with FGCU serving as host.
June 11, 2013
MACON, Ga. – A dozen teams from seven A-Sun schools posted perfect scores and all teams in the A-Sun earned above the standard multi-year score for 2011-12 in the NCAA’s ninth annual APR report.
June 11, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh has been named an Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year it was announced on Monday by the NACDA.
June 05, 2013
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Recipients of several of the A-Sun's most prestigious awards were honored to conclude day two of the A-Sun's spring meetings Wednesday evening.
May 22, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Florida Gulf Coast University completed its sweep of the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Sports races, claiming the Jesse C. Fletcher Trophy as the conference’s men’s all-sports champion.
May 16, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Florida Gulf Coast University is the Bill Bibb Trophy winner for the first time in the school’s history, edging ETSU to claim the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun All-Sports championship.
March 14, 2013
MACON, Ga. – FGCU claimed regular season titles in men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and women’s basketball and leads the A-Sun All-Sports race following completion of the 2012-13 winter seasons.
December 18, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Mercer University Director of Athletics Jim Cole announced Monday that the school will add women’s track and field as a varsity sport beginning in the 2013-14 school year.
November 17, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Jacksonville's Joane Pierre closed out her outstanding cross country career at the NCAA Championship in Louisville, Ky., finishing in the top third of over 250-plus competitors
November 16, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Three A-Sun Cross Country runners will be competing on the national level in the NCAA National Championship on Saturday, November 17th at the E.P. Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.
November 09, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A-Sun women's cross country champion Joane Pierre continued her strong senior campaign with a seventh place finish at the NCAA South Regional to advance to nationals.
November 08, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country will have eight teams participating in the South and Southeast NCAA Regional meets this Friday, November 9th.
November 07, 2012
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference awarded Lipscomb University's Tessa Hoefle the 2012 Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Thursday morning.
October 27, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb utilized five finishers in the top twelve to claim its second-straight Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Championship title. The Bisons totaled 40 points to outpace UNF at 63 points.
October 26, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Championship is this Saturday, October 27th. Lipscomb races to defend their title as A-Sun Cross Country Champions.
October 17, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Jacksonville's Joane Pierre and Lipscomb's Dani Walker split the Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor, announced Wednesday by the league office
October 15, 2012
NEW ORLEANS - Two Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country teams hold spots in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings which were released on Monday.
October 11, 2012
MACON, Ga. - This week in Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country we found a new leader in the polls with North Florida overtaking Lipscomb in both the coaches poll and the USTFCCCA regional poll.
October 10, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Jacksonville's Joane Pierre ran to a second-place finish at the Florida State Invitational to earn her third career Atlantic Sun Women's Runner of the Week honor.
October 03, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Mercer's Kacie Niemann finished the Greater Louisville Classic with a personal best to collect her second career Atlantic Sun Women's Runner of the Week honor.
October 01, 2012
NEW ORLEANS - Two Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country squads remained in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings which were released on Monday.
September 27, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb remained on top of the Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Coaches Poll after racing in a couple of meets against highly ranked opponents.
September 26, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Lauren Scott finished fifth at the UWG Invitational to earn her second Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week this season.
September 19, 2012
MACON, Ga. - ETSU's freshman, Kaitlyn Hirko, finished 10th at the Virginia Tech Invitational against No. 2 nationally ranked Florida State to claim the Atlantic Sun Women's Runner of the Week.
September 17, 2012
Make sure to follow all of the Atlantic Sun Conference Social Media Platforms; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to keep up to date with A-Sun news and results.
September 17, 2012
NEW ORLEANS - Two Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country squads remain in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings which were released on Monday.
September 13, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb find themselves on top of the Atlantic Sun Coaches Poll and climbing up the South Region USTFCCCA rankings to No. 5 in the early weeks of the season.
September 12, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Kennesaw States Lauren Scott finishes well against nationally ranked opponent at Auburn Invitational to claim the second Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week title
September 10, 2012
Two Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country teams continue to make the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional rankings which were released on Monday.
September 05, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Mercer's Kacie Niemann finishes fourth in University of Georgia Invitational to start the women's season and claim the first Atlantic Sun Women's Runner of the Week title
August 30, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country schedule starts this week with eleven meets scheduled. Voted No. 1 in the preseason poll, Lipscomb looks to compete in the FGCU Invitational.
August 27, 2012
NEW ORLEANS - Two Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country teams made the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA)
August 22, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Defending champion Lipscomb garnered all 10 first-place votes to easily top the Preseason Atlantic Sun Conference Women's Cross Country coaches poll.
August 09, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday the hiring of George Watts as the Director of ETSU Track & Field/Cross Country.
August 08, 2012
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – University of North Florida Athletic Director Lee Moon announced the hiring of Jeff Pigg as UNF's Director of Cross Country/Track & Field.
August 03, 2012
After receiving the most votes in the opening round and semifinals, Northern Kentucky's Victor E. Viking defeated North Florida's Ozzie the Osprey to claim the title of the A-Sun's Most Valuable Mascot.
August 01, 2012
MACON, Ga. - After two grueling rounds only two Atlantic Sun Mascots remain in the Most Valuable Mascot Challenge; Victor E. Viking and Ozzie the Osprey.
July 24, 2012
Victor E. Viking, Ozzie the Osprey, LU Bison and Bucky advanced to the semifinals of the A-Sun Most Valuable Mascot Challenge and now need your vote on Twitter
July 19, 2012
The Atlantic Sun office wants to know who you think is the best mascot in the conference. Fans can vote on our Facebook Page in hopes of advancing their mascot to the next round.
July 05, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Two new champions emerged during the 2011 Atlantic Sun Cross Country season with Lipscomb and USC Upstate adorning the league crown at the conference championship.
July 01, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Northern Kentucky University has become the Atlantic Sun Conference’s newest member. Here is a quick rundown of what you need to know about NKU athletics.
June 28, 2012
MACON, Ga. – More than 65 percent of the student-athletes in the A-Sun posted a 3.0 grade point average or better during the 2011-12 competition season, establishing a new record for academic excellence.
June 22, 2012
MACON, Ga. – All-Sports races, video distribution, sportsmanship, sport-specific policies, championships and committee participation were topics at the recent 2012 A-Sun Spring Meetings in Daytona Beach, Fla.
June 21, 2012
MACON, Ga. – The full schedule and locations for the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun Championships were announced today by the league office, after the membership recently approved several sites.
May 31, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced the 2011-12 Academic All-District Track and Field/Cross Country honorees.
May 23, 2012
Jacksonville Director of Track and Field and Cross Country Ron Grigg and his Dolphins have become a fixture at NCAA Championships.
May 19, 2012
MACON, Ga. – East Tennessee State University is the Bill Bibb Trophy winner for the sixth consecutive time, edging Kennesaw State by 4.5 points to claim the 2011-12 Atlantic Sun All-Sports championship.
May 07, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Championships in golf and softball and strong showings in tennis and volleyball led Kennesaw State University to the 2011-12 Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s All-Sports Race title.
April 25, 2012
MACON, Ga. – East Tennessee State University holds the top spot in the Atlantic Sun All-Sports Standings with just the baseball and softball championships remaining.
March 15, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Belmont holds the top spot in the Atlantic Sun All-Sports Standings after the completion of the winter sports regular seasons.
February 24, 2012
In her career, Niemann has been the Mercer Women's Cross-Country top finisher in 16 of 17 races. Now she sits down to discuss her involvement with the Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
February 14, 2012
NEW ORLEANS - Six Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country squads earned recognition from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I All-Academic status.
February 10, 2012
NEW ORLEANS. – Senior Jemeli Sang of the USC Upstate women's cross country team was named to the 2011 Division I All-Academic Cross Country Team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches.
December 21, 2011
MACON, Ga. – All 10 teams receiving The NSCAA Team Academic Award, improved RPI, top individual honors and new sports highlighted A-Sun women's sports in fall 2011.
December 12, 2011
NASHVILLE – East Tennessee State University head track and field/cross country coach Dave Walker was one of ten inductees to The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.
December 08, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Northern Kentucky University will join the Atlantic Sun Conference effective July 1, 2012, with competition to begin in all sports for the 2012-13 academic year.
November 30, 2011
MACON, Ga. – After the conclusion of the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Championship season, USC Upstate and Belmont hold the early lead for the Jesse C. Fletcher and Sherman Day Trophies.
November 15, 2011
Joan Tangwar and Jemeli Sang of USC Upstate, the top two finishers at the A-Sun Championship, earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors.
November 12, 2011
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb, the 2011 A-Sun Champions, led the way for the conference at the NCAA South Regional meet with a seventh-place finish.
November 10, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference honored Tessa Hoefle of Lipscomb University as the Women’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
October 29, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jemeli Sang claimed the individual crown at the A-Sun Women's Cross Country Championship while Lipscomb thrilled the home crowd with their first team title.
October 28, 2011
MACON, Ga. - North Florida enters the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Women's Cross Country Championship as the defending champions and the favorite to win the title.
October 19, 2011
MACON, Ga. - Jacksonville's Joane Pierre claimed her second-straight meet title as she captured the UCF Attack Challenge this past week and earned her second career A-Sun Cross Country honor.
October 15, 2011
Spartanburg, S.C. - Led by a pair of dominant performances by Gilbert Kemboi and Joan Tangwar, USC Upstate men's and women's cross country teams swept the Upstate Invitational.
October 15, 2011
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Belmont women's cross country team won its first meet of the year on Saturday, defeating 10 teams at the Evansville Invitational.
October 14, 2011
ORLANDO, Fla. - Junior Joane Pierre won her second straight meet to help the JU women’s cross country team tie for first place at the UCF Attack Challenge on Friday.
October 12, 2011
MACON, Ga. - Barrie Cohen and the FGCU Eagles picked up their first A-Sun Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor after the junior finished seventh at the Disney World Cross Country 5K Classic.
October 07, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate Director of Athletics Mike Hall announced the hiring of Natalie Smith as the head coach for the men's and women's cross country and track & field programs.
October 06, 2011
MACON, Ga. – North Florida received all ten first-place votes from the Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Coaches in this week's poll.
October 05, 2011
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Joan Tangwar continued her successful 2011 season by winning the Charlotte Invitational in a program record time of 16:53.7 in the 5,000-meter race.
October 03, 2011
NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its second women's regional rankings for the NCAA Division I 2011 season.
October 01, 2011
TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- The University of North Florida men's and women's cross country teams each won on Friday evening at the FLRunners.com Invitational in Titusville, Fla.
September 30, 2011
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - USC Upstate's Joan Tangwar won her second race of the season, posting a Spartan record with a time of 16:53.7 in the women's 5K and beating 289 other competitors.
September 28, 2011
MACON, Ga. – North Florida's Erin Nixon guided the Ospreys to a team title at the Seminole Invitational with her fourth-place finish in a personal record time.
September 24, 2011
Top Ten finishes by Erin Nixon, Maggie Emons and Shelby Kittrell propelled defending A-Sun champ UNF to its second team title of the fall.
September 21, 2011
MACON, Ga. – North Florida remained as the top team in the Atlantic Sun Conference Women's Cross Country Coaches Poll after three weeks of competition.
September 21, 2011
MACON, Ga. – USC Upstate's Jemeli Sang won her first collegiate race by defeating 113 other competitors at the Clemson Invitational, where she set a school record in the 6,000-meter race.
September 19, 2011
NEW ORLEANS - The USTFCCCA released its second women's regional rankings for the NCAA Division I 2011 season and three A-Sun teams remained in the top-15 of the South Region.
September 17, 2011
CLEMSON, S.C. – The USC Upstate men's and women's cross country teams competed in the Clemson Invitational today as senior Jemeli Sang took top honors in the women's race.
September 14, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s Dani Walker finished second at the Chattanooga Powerade Invite to help the Lady Bisons to the meet victory.
September 12, 2011
NEW ORLEANS - The USTFCCCA released its first regional rankings for the NCAA Division I 2011 season and seven A-Sun teams appeared in the top-15 of the South Region
September 11, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference and Streamline Technologies debuted a re-designed AtlanticSun.org on Monday, continuing a seven-year partnership between the entities.
September 09, 2011
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Lipscomb women’s cross country team was the overall champion at the Chattanooga Powerade Invitational, Friday afternoon, on the Moccasin Bend course.
September 08, 2011
MACON, Ga. – After capturing the Appalachian State Covered Bridge Invite title, North Florida remained at the top of the Atlantic Sun Women's Cross Country Poll, while Joan Tangwar took the weekly award.
September 07, 2011
MACON, Ga. – USC Upstate’s Gilbert Kemboi and Joan Tangwar both finished first at the USC Upstate Eye Opener Invitational to kick off the 2011 season and earn the Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week honors.
September 02, 2011
BOONE, N.C. - A conservative game plan turned into a fast start and even better finish as the defending A-Sun champ North Florida captured the team title at the Covered Bridge Invitational.
September 02, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Freshman Sarah Bailey ran a time of 13:07.01 to finish first in her JU debut while sophomore Svenja Meyer and junior Joane Pierre finished second and third, respectively.
August 30, 2011
NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released preseason regional rankings for the NCAA Division I 2011 season and seven A-Sun teams appeared in the poll.
August 17, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 17, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate women's cross country team volunteered at the Spartanburg Soup Kitchen Monday, Aug. 15.
August 17, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 15, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 15, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 12, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 12, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 10, 2011
MACON, Ga. – North Florida claimed top prize in the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Cross Country Coaches Poll, announced Wednesday by the league office.
August 10, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 10, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 08, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors.
August 08, 2011
MACON, Ga. - Each of the ten Atlantic Sun Conference institutions preview the upcoming 2011 fall seasons by sitting down with their respective Athletic Directors.
July 08, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The River City dominted the cross country and track & field championships with UNF claiming their first cross country title while Jacksonville swept through the track and field crowns.
June 10, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference concluded its annual spring meetings of athletics directors, senior woman administrators and faculty athletic representatives this Thursday, June 9.
February 24, 2011
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-Academic Team honors with eight Atlantic Sun squads picking up the award.
December 06, 2010
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – ETSU head track and field coach Dave Walker was named the recipient of the 2010 US Track Meet Directors “Howard Schmertz” Lifetime Achievement Award.
November 23, 2010
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Racing in the final meet of her cross country career, Mackenzie Howe proved herself on a national stage against the top collegiate runners at the NCAA Cross Country Championship.
November 13, 2010
Senior Mackenzie Howe became the first Kennesaw State runner in the program’s Division I history to qualify for Nationals. Her time of 20:16.13 in Birmingham, Ala., was good enough for eighth place.
October 30, 2010
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Placing four runners among the top 12, UNF won its first Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championship. After runner-up finishes in 2008 and 2009, Kennesaw State's Mackenzie won the individual race
October 30, 2010
MACON, Ga. – The first Atlantic Sun Conference Champions of the 2010-11 academic year will be decided on Saturday as the conference’s top runners head to Spartanburg, S.C., for the Cross Country Championships.
October 22, 2010
MACON, Ga. – In the final Atlantic Sun Conference Cross Country Coaches Poll, Kennesaw State and Jacksonville remained in their top spots, positions they have retained all season long.
October 20, 2010
MACON, Ga. – USC Upstate’s Joan Tangwar raced to her second individual meet title of the season and along the way earned her third career Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award.
October 13, 2010
MACON, Ga. – For the 10th time in her four-year career, Kennesaw State’s Mackenzie Howe claimed the Atlantic Sun Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award, announced Wednesday by the league office.
October 07, 2010
MACON, Ga. – With three weeks of competition remaining until the 2010 A-Sun Cross Country Championships on October 30th, Kennesaw State and Jacksonville remained at the top of the Coaches’ Polls.
October 06, 2010
MACON, Ga. – USC Upstate’s Joan Tangwar picked up her second career Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week award for her 13th place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic, announced Wednesday by the league office.
October 05, 2010
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Kennesaw State's men's cross country team jumped four spots in the latest edition of the USTFCCCA South Region Poll after finishing ninth at the Greater Louisville Classic.
September 27, 2010
NEW ORLEANS, La. – With only Stetson in action over the weekend, the Atlantic Sun Conference saw little fluctuation in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional rankings.
September 23, 2010
Three weeks into the 2010 cross country season, Kennesaw State’s men and Jacksonville’s women remained at the top of the Atlantic Sun Cross Country Coaches’ Polls in the second edition of the rankings.
September 22, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Jacksonville sophomore Joane Pierre picked up her second accolade of the week as the Immokalee, Fla., native earned the A-Sun Runner of the Week award after winning the UF Mountain Dew Invitational.
September 20, 2010
NEW ORLEANS, La. – After another week of competition in the cross country season, the Atlantic Sun Conference saw severe changes in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional rankings.
September 18, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Sophomore Joane Pierre broke a 17-year school record to win the individual portion at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational and help lead the JU women’s cross country team to a second place finish.
September 15, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s freshman runner, Alex Newby earned her first Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week award after she set a personal record of 18:56.27 at the Vermont Invitational 5K.
September 14, 2010
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Four Atlantic Sun Cross Country teams are ranked in the opening week of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional rankings after one week of competition.
September 10, 2010
MACON, Ga. – After one week of action in the 2010 cross country season, Kennesaw State’s men and Jacksonville’s women remained at the top of the Atlantic Sun Cross Country Coaches’ Polls.
September 08, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Along with breaking the USC Upstate Eye Opener meet record by seven seconds, Joan Tangwar earned the first Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week award of the season.
August 31, 2010
NEW ORLEANS, La. - In the preseason rankings of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional rankings, five A-Sun squads adorned the polls.
August 18, 2010
MACON, Ga. – One year after breaking through with its first Atlantic Sun Women’s Cross Country Championship, Jacksonville earned the nod of the league’s head coaches as the favorite to win the title
July 01, 2010
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - JU track & field head coach Ron Grigg received the “Outstanding College Coach” honor by the Jacksonville Track Club at its annual banquet on Sunday.
June 28, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS -- Belmont women's cross country and track runner Brittany Thune was recently named a recipient of a coveted NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
March 11, 2010
MACON, Ga. - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-Academic Team honors with six Atlantic Sun squads picking up the award.
December 17, 2009
MACON, Ga. – There is something about a politician’s calendar that fills up quickly, but in the case of John Thune, Republican Senator from South Dakota, the first entries on his do not involve political meetings.
November 14, 2009
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Much like the Atlantic Sun Championships, Runners of the Year Ken Rotich and Brittany Thune led the way amongst A-Sun competitors at the NCAA South Regionals
October 31, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. – Jacksonville’s five-year climb up the Atlantic Sun women’s cross country standings reached a crescendo, dominating the 11-team field to capture its first Women’s Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championship.
October 29, 2009
MACON, Ga. – The first of the Atlantic Sun’s 17 championships takes place on Saturday morning with the Cross Country Championships from the Sperling Sports Complex in DeLand, Fla.
October 28, 2009
MACON, Ga. – At the FGCU Cross Country Invitational on Friday, Mumford gave the Eagles a sweep of the individual wins for the day, helping her earn her first career Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award.
October 21, 2009
MACON, Ga. – For her performance in the Evansville Invitational on Sunday, defending Atlantic Sun Champion Brittany Thune earned her third career Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award.
October 17, 2009
DELAND, Fla. - Mackenzie Howe got to see the course for the upcoming A-Sun Championships for a second time on Friday night, and made the most of it, winning the Hatter Invite with a time of 17:42 in the 5k race.
October 17, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The University of North Florida women and men finished first and second, respectively, in the 16th Annual Sodexho Hatter Invitational on Friday afternoon.
October 15, 2009
MACON, Ga. After locking up in a tight battle with ETSU in early-season voting, the Belmont men’s cross country team surged out in front of the reigning Atlantic Sun champions in the latest coaches’ poll
October 14, 2009
MACON, Ga. – For her performance at the Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic on Saturday, Mackenzie Howe earned her ninth career Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award.
October 07, 2009
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate’s sophomore Carolyne Chelulei claimed Atlantic Sun women’s Runner of the Week honors with a third-place finish at the Charlotte Invitational.
September 30, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Belmont and ETSU share the top spot in the Atlantic Sun men's cross country poll while Jacksonville sits atop the women's poll for the second consecutive week.
September 30, 2009
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - USC Upstate head cross country and track and field coach Jimmy Stephens was recently inducted in to the USA Track & Field /South Carolina Hall of Fame.
September 30, 2009
MACON, Ga. – At Mercer’s RunFit Invitational, Mackenzie Howe won her fourth consecutive race to remain unbeaten in 2009, continuing her season-long sweep of the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award.
September 23, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State’s Mackenzie Howe continued her undefeated 2009 campaign as she won the Crimson Classic. On Wednesday, she earned her third Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award
September 16, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Mackenzie Howe won back-to-back races for the first time in her career. In honor of her achievement, she earned her second straight Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
September 16, 2009
MACON, Ga. – For the first time in the history of the Atlantic Sun Cross Country polls, Belmont does not find itself atop either poll as ETSU remained first on the men's side and the Jacksonville women moved into the top position.
September 09, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Like her 2008 start, Kennesaw State's Mackenzie Howe won the individual race at Saturday's JSU Struts Season Opener. For her performance, she won the first Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week award for 2009
August 20, 2009
MACON, Ga. – Belmont has established the standard for women’s cross country in the A-Sun, claiming seven of the eight team titles. The league coaches again installed the Bruins as the overwhelming favorite for 2009.
August 06, 2009
MACON, Ga. - On Monday, the Atlantic Sun Conference, in conjunction with its internet partner, Streamline Technologies unveiled a redesigned www.atlanticsun.org.
June 08, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Bear cross country runner Chereese Rowe earned the Atlantic Sun Conference Postgraduate Scholarship to continue her education as decided on by the Faculty Athletic Representatives
March 26, 2009
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Membership Committee selected Stetson University and Sperling Sports Complex as the host site for the 2009 Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championships.
March 18, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Senior Mollie Schlarman, a member of the 2008-09 Belmont University women's cross country and track teams, was recently selected as a finalist for a 2009 National STUDENT-Athlete Day Giant Steps Award in the category of Courageous Student Athlete.
March 13, 2009
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun named six cross country teams to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I All-Academic Teams, it was announced last week.
November 17, 2008
NEW ORLEANS - Junior Brittany Thune (Sioux Falls, S.D.) was named to the 2008 Division I South Region Women's United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's (USTFCCC) All-Region team.
November 01, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Brittany Thune cruised to the individual title by 20 seconds while helping Belmont claim their record tying seventh cross country title at the 2008 A-Sun Championship.
October 30, 2008
MACON, Ga. - For the first time since 1995, the Atlantic Sun Conference Cross Country Championships will be contested in the league's backyard as Mercer hosts the Men's and Women's Championship on Saturday morning
October 22, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Brittany Thune will enter next month's Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championships off a personal best 5K time at the Evansville Invitational and as the final recipient of the A-Sun's Female Runner of the Week award
October 16, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Belmont's strong performance at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic keeps the men atop the Coaches' poll. Belmont's women runners earned a sixth-place finish to hold the top spot.
October 15, 2008
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Emily Tangwar took down 112 runners while capturing fourth-place in the Furman Invitational to win her third career Runner of the Week honor, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
October 09, 2008
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Belmont women's cross country team was featured in a televised news report by WSFY, an ABC affiliate based out of Sioux Falls, S.D. which aired on Tuesday.
October 08, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Despite being the pre-eminent team in the conference, Belmont's women's cross country team had not witnessed a Runner of the Week in almost two years, until Brittany Thune's homecoming performance
October 02, 2008
MACON, Ga. - ETSU's strong performance at the Mercer RunFit Sports Invitational has allowed the Buccaneers' men's cross country team to cut Belmont's lead in the men's cross country poll to a single point.
October 01, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Mackenzie Howe added to her ever-growing resume by earning her fourth Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week award after a runner-up finish at the Mercer RunFit Sports Invitational
September 24, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Jacksonville's Elsabeth Goshu's 12th-place finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational earned her just the second female Runner of the Week award in program history, the conference office announced
September 18, 2008
MACON, Ga. - For the second consecutive poll, Belmont sits atop both of the cross country polls the conference announced on Thursday. Both teams were also ranked in the USTFCCA Preseason Poll.
September 17, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Through three years in the Atlantic Sun, no ETSU female runner had captured a Runner of the Week award, until this week as Victoria Jones broke that barrier, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
September 16, 2008
MACON, Ga. - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its Preseason Division I regional rankings on Monday afternoon. Squads from Belmont, ETSU and Jacksonville are ranked.
September 10, 2008
MACON, Ga. - After stumbling out of the gates in her first meet, USC Upstate's Emily Tangwar returned to form in capturing her second career Runner of the Week honor, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
September 04, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Building on its preseason accolades, Belmont's men's and women's cross country teams remained the top squads in the Atlantic Sun Conference, the conference office announced on Thursday.
September 03, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State sophomore Mackenzie Howe picked up on her stellar freshman campaign by winning the first Runner of the Week award after winning at the Jacksonville State Invitational.
August 20, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Since joining the Atlantic Sun in 2001 both the Belmont men and women have won six of seven cross country titles. The league coaches again installed both Bruins teams as the favorites for 2008
July 28, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Florida Gulf Coast University has announced the hiring of Cassandra Goodson as the Men's and Women's Cross Country Head Coach. Goodson will fill the vacancy left by Chris Highfield, who served as head coach until he resigned in July.
February 27, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Three cross country teams from the Atlantic Sun Conference have been named to the 2007 USTFCCCA Academic All-American Teams. Both Belmont teams and the Gardner-Webb women were recognized.
February 26, 2008
NEW ORLEANS, LA. - Belmont's Kipkosgei Magut and Lauren Williams-Weaver were named to their respective 2007 NCAA Division I U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic teams Monday.
December 10, 2007
NEW ORLEANS, LA. - Belmont's Kipkosgei Magut and Lauren Williams-Weaver were named to their respective 2007 NCAA Division I U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic teams
November 19, 2007
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Belmont University senior cross country runner Lauren Weaver tied a bow on her remarkable career Monday, finishing 45th at the 2007 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships
November 10, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Belmont wrapped up another successful teams season at the NCAA South Regional but Lauren Weaver advanced to Nationals and Colin Magut has a good chance of continuing his season too.
October 27, 2007
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Belmont's dominance in women's cross country continued on Saturday as the Bruins won the league title for the sixth time in seven years. The Bruins placed three in the top 10
October 24, 2007
MACON, Ga. - On Saturday, the Atlantic Sun Conference will hold its first championship of the 2007-08 academic year, the Women's Cross Country Championship. Lipscomb serves as the host
October 17, 2007
MACON, Ga. - Few runners in the A-Sun can compare their 2007 campaign favorably to USC Upstate's Emily Tangwar's season. The freshman from Eldoret, Kenya turned in her fifth straight top-eight performance of the season
October 10, 2007
MACON, Ga. - Until two weeks ago, Erin Sutton dominated the headlines coming from Kennesaw State's women's cross country team. Since that time, Sutton missed time due to a sore leg and freshman Mackenzie Howe
October 09, 2007
MACON, Ga. - After a month in which both the Belmont men and women held unanimous No. 1 positions in the A-Sun's bi-weekly cross country polls, ETSU's men's team cut into Belmont's lead in the penultimate coaches' poll.
October 03, 2007
MACON, Ga. - The Kennesaw State women's cross country team entered the Tiger Invitational without its top runner, Erin Sutton, who was resting a sore leg. In her absence, freshman Mackenzie Howe stepped up
September 29, 2007
MACON, Ga. - Paced by senior Deborah Jones' fourth-place, the Mercer University women's cross country team finished first out of 20 teams as the Bears hosted the Mercer Invitational Saturday morning
September 26, 2007
MACON, Ga. - Two weeks ago, UNF's Amanda Davey followed Kennesaw State's Erin Sutton as the Atlantic Sun's Female Runner of the Week. Last week Sutton won her second award of the season and again, Davey answered back
September 25, 2007
MACON, Ga. - For the second consecutive poll, Belmont garnered unanimous support from both the men's and women's coaches and sit atop both of the cross country polls the conference announced on Wednesday.
September 19, 2007
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Erin Sutton's stellar 2007 continued with a sixth place finish this weekend and earned her the honor of being the first student-athlete of the 2007-08 year to win a second Player of the Week award
September 12, 2007
MACON, Ga. - Senior Amanda Davey and the Lady Osprey harriers traveled to the University of Florida this past weekend, competing against some of the top collegiate cross country programs
September 11, 2007
MACON, Ga. - Building on its preseason accolades, Belmont's men's and women's cross country teams remained the top squads in the Atlantic Sun Conference, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
September 08, 2007
ATLANTA - Kennesaw State dominated both races at the Mercer-Atlanta Invitational on Saturday morning at Mercer's Atlanta campus. Each squad missed out on a pefect score of 15 by just one point.
September 05, 2007
For the second straight year, Kennesaw State's Erin Sutton has opened her cross country season with an individual title. She defended her crown at the Jacksonsville State Season Opener en route to earning the first
August 20, 2007
MACON, Ga. - The Belmont stranglehold on the men's and women's cross country titles is expected to continue in 2007 as both teams were the picks to win the league titles, the Atlantic Sun Conference
October 06, 2005
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