2016-17 Wilmington Men's Track and Field News

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    March 11, 2017
    Truss 12th at NCAA Indoor Championships NAPERVILLE, Illinois- Wilmington College men’s track and field team member Antone Truss (Yellow Springs, OH/Yellow Springs) competed in the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship Meet hosted by North Central College in Naperville, Illinois on Saturday.
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    March 09, 2017
    Truss qualifies for NCAA DIII Championship Meet WILMINGTON- Wilmington College’s men’s track and field team member Antone Truss (Yellow Springs,OH/Yellow Springs) was selected to compete in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship Meet, hosted by North Central College on Friday and Saturday in Naperville, Illinois, the NCAA announced Monday, March 6, 2017.
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    March 07, 2017
    Burnam, Truss named USTFCCCA Indoor All-Region NEW ORLEANS, LA- Pierce Burnam (New Richmond, OH/New Richmond) and Antone Truss (Yellow Springs, OH/Yellow Springs), two of Wilmington College's junior track and field team members were named US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor Track and Field All-Region honorees, the association announced on March 6, 2017.
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    March 04, 2017
    @DubC_XCTR competes at final team meet of indoor season ADA- The Wilmington College Men’s and Women’s track and field teams travelled to Ohio Northern University Friday and Saturday to compete in a Last Chance Meet. The meet was non-scored, allowing the participants a chance to better their national standing, in an attempt to be chosen for the NCAA DIII Indoor Championship next week. Only four Fightin’ Quakers travelled to the meet, juniors Lauren Stacy (Bethel, OH/Western Brown), Pierce Burnam (New Richmond, OH/New Richmond), Kalvin Butts (St. John’s, MI/St. John’s), and Antone Truss (Yellow Springs, OH/Yellow Springs). Of the four, only Truss posted a finish that broke into the NCAA DIII top-ten in his respective event. Because of this, he will likely be the only Fightin’ Quaker to qualify for the NCAA DIII Indoor Championship.
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    February 25, 2017
    @DubC_XCTR men seventh at OAC Champs BEREA- The Wilmington College men’s track and field team competed in the final day of the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Indoor Track and Field Championship Saturday. The event, hosted by Baldwin Wallace University, started on Friday with several field event finals, as well as many running event prelims. Saturday saw the finals of all of Friday’s preliminary events, as well as the finals of all events that were not contested on Friday. The Fightin’ Quakers rallied after a zero point first day to finish the meet seventh of ten teams, with a total of 32 points.
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    February 24, 2017
    Burnam, lone Fightin’ Quaker to qualify for finals BEREA- The Wilmington College men’s track and field team competed in the first of two days of the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Indoor Track and Field Championship on Friday. The event, hosted by Baldwin Wallace University will end Saturday, with the finals of today’s prelim events, as well as the finals of events that have yet to be contested. Of today’s contested events, all field events were final attempts, while all running events, except the 3000-meter run and the Distance Medley Relay, were preliminary attempts. At the conclusion of day one, the Fightin’ Quakers are not yet on the leaderboard, as no athletes broke into the top-eight finishers in any the event finals offered this afternoon.
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    February 18, 2017
    Truss leads way at Mount Union Invite ALLIANCE- The Wilmington College men’s track and field team competed at a Last Chance Meet hosted by the University of Mount Union Saturday. The meet was not scored, allowing athletes one last, non-pressured, attempt at their events prior to Ohio Athletic Conference Championships.
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    February 11, 2017
    Truss leads @DubC_XCTR teams at Indoor All-Ohio WESTERVILLE- Eight members of the Wilmington College men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Indoor All-Ohio Championship hosted by Otterbein University on Saturday. The Fightin’ Quakers finished 16th on the women’s side and ninth on the men’s.
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    February 05, 2017
    A record breaking finish for Burnam GRANVILLE- Wilmington College's men's track and field team member Pierce Burnam (New Richmond, OH/New Richmond) competed at the All-Ohio Combined Events Championship hosted by Dension University on Saturday and Sunday. Of the offered events, Burnam competed in the heptathlon over the course of the two day meet. His efforts in the seven events placed him second overall, with a total of 4461 points- a new WC school record by 85 points.
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    February 04, 2017
    Burnam second after day one heptathlon events GRANVILLE- Juinor Pierce Burnam (New Richmond, OH/New Richmond) is the lone competitor for the Wilmington College men's track and field team in the All-Ohio Combined Events Championship hosted by Denison University on Saturday and Sunday.
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    January 27, 2017
    @DubC_XCTR men third at Cedarville Invitational CEDARVILLE- The Wilmington College men’s track and field team traveled to Cedarville University for an invitational Friday. Out of the six competing teams, the Fightin’ Quakers finished in third with 72 points.
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    January 20, 2017
    Burnam remains on top for @DubC_XCTR MARIETTA- The Wilmington College men’s track and field team traveled to Marietta, Friday, to compete in the OAC South Split Meet. Five of the conference’s ten member schools were in attendance at this met: Otterbein University, Capital University, Muskingum University, Marietta College, and the Wilmington Fightin’ Quakers. Of these five teams, Wilmington finished solidly in third place with 108 points.
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    January 14, 2017
    @DubC_XCTR Men capture third at Otterbein DELAWARE- The Wilmington College men’s track and field team competed in an invitational at Otterbein University Saturday. The entire team has not competed together since early December, but despite this, the Fightin’ Quakers saw several high, place finishes. Many athletes advanced to finals, helping the team to finish third out of nine competing teams, with 79 points.
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    December 10, 2016
    Stacy, Burnam represent WC at Oiler Opener FINDLAY- Juniors Lauren Stacy (Bethel, OH/Western Brown) and Pierce Burnam (New Richmond, OH/New Richmond) of the Wilmington College women's and men's track and field teams competed against a number of Division II and III schools at the Oiler Opener on Friday and Saturday. Over the course of the meet, Burnam set two new school records, while Stacy achieved a personal best that earned her a spot in the national Division III rankings for the season.
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    December 03, 2016
    @DubC_XCTR men open indoor season at Tiffin TIFFIN- The Wilmington College men’s track and field team opened their indoor season at the Tiffin Alumni Open on Saturday. This unscored meet allowed the team to compete, not only against fellow NCAA Division III and OAC schools, but also several NCAA Division II schools, and various unattached athletes.