2012-13 Women's Track and Field News

July 3, 2013
Track & Field’s Harrington Competes at Junior Nationals
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Lily Harrington (West Hartford, Conn.), a rising sophomore on the Brown University women’s track & field team, recently competed in a pair of events at the USATF Junior National Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.

June 26, 2013
Follow the Track & Field Team Through the UK: Final Trip Report
The Brown track & field team recently completed a 13-day trip through England and Ireland. Catch up with the Bears through diaries and photos, which were posted throughout the trip.

June 15, 2013
Follow the Track & Field Team Through the UK: Trip Report 1
The Brown track & field team is currently on a 13-day trip through England and Ireland. Follow the Bears through diaries and photos, which will be posted throughout the trip.

June 7, 2013
Brown Track & Field Heads to Ireland/England for 13-Day Tour, Two Competitions
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown University track & field program is pleased to announce that a group of 27 student-athletes and three coaches will be taking a 13-day tour to Ireland and England to compete in two competitions starting on Monday, June 10.

June 6, 2013
Springfield Named Director of Track & Field/Cross Country at Brown
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After a successful 2012-13 season as the Interim Director of Track & Field/Cross Country at Brown University, Tim Springfield has been appointed as the director of the program, announced by Director of Athletics Jack Hayes on Thursday.

May 24, 2013
Track & Field Competes at NCAA East Prelims
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Kenneth Thompson (Riverdale, N.Y.) placed 19th overall in the triple jump as the Brown track & field team wrapped up the final day of the 2013 NCAA East Preliminary Saturday at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C.

May 22, 2013
Track & Field Sends Eight to NCAA East Preliminary
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown track & field team will send eight qualifiers to the 2013 NCAA East Preliminary that will take place May 23-25 at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C.

May 21, 2013
Brown Athletics Announces 2013 Award Winners at Fifth Annual Senior Luncheon
The Fifth Annual Brown Athletics Senior Celebration and Awards Luncheon was held at Andrews Dining Hall on Monday, May 20, 2013. Over 275 student-athletes, coaches, staff and distinguished guests were in attendance at the banquet to celebrate another year of success in competition, in the classroom and in the community. President Christina Paxson and Director of Athletics Jack Hayes each took the opportunity to address the room and acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of the class of 2013.

May 12, 2013
Track & Field Competes at IC4A/ECAC Championships, New Balance Boston Twilight Meet
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men's and women's track & field teams put up some solid results over the weekend as the Bears competed at the IC4A/ECAC Championships at Princeton and the New Balance Boston Twilight meet at Bentley College.

May 5, 2013
Women’s Track & Field Finishes Sixth at Ivy League Heptagonal Championship
PRINCETON, N.J. – Five Bears earned All-Ivy honors as the as the Brown University women's track & field team finished in sixth place with 78 points at the 2013 Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championship over the weekend hosted at Princeton University.

May 4, 2013
Brown Women is Second After Day One of Ivy League Heptagonal Championships
PRINCETON, N.J. – The Brown University women's track & field team is currently in second place with 32 points after the first day of the Ivy League Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted at Princeton University.

May 2, 2013
Track and Field Set for Heptagonal Championships
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown track & field teams will compete in the Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Track & Field Championships this Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5, at William Weaver Stadium in Princeton, N.J. Events are scheduled to start Saturday morning at 10 a.m.

April 29, 2013
Track and Field Hosts Springtime Open
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In the final week of preparation before the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, the Brown track & field teams hosted the Springtime Open in a non-scoring meet Sunday at Brown Stadium.

April 21, 2013
Track & Field Competes at Larry Ellis Invite, Baylor Classic
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams put up some strong results over the weekend as the Bears competed at the Larry Ellis Memorial Invitational at Princeton and the Michael Johnson Classic at Baylor.

April 14, 2013
Craker Paces Women's Track & Field at Brown Invite
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Lacey Craker (Baraboo, Wis.) captured a pair of individual victories as the Brown women’s track & field team hosted the Brown Invitational with over 1,300 athletes competing on Saturday at Brown Stadium.

April 7, 2013
Track & Field Competes at Sam Howell Invite
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Freshman Morayo Akande (Robinson, Ill.) captured first place in the high jump and three other Bears won individual titles as the Brown men's and women's track & field teams took part in the Sam Howell Invitational over the weekend on the campus of Princeton University.

April 2, 2013
Track & Field Sweeps Hepstrack.com Weekly Awards
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sophomore Courtland Clavette (Asheville, N.C.) and freshman Ned Willig (Phoenixville, Pa.) of the Brown men’s track & field team, and senior Olivia Mickle (Sacramento, Calif.) and freshman Kebbeh Darpolor (Pecos, Texas) on the women’s side, recently swept the Hepstrack.com weekly awards after a successful start to the outdoor season.

March 31, 2013
Track & Field Competes at Stanford Invite, Tufts Invitational
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Ned Willig (Phoenixville, Pa.) continued his impressive rookie campaign to lead a group of Bears at the Stanford Invitational, while several other members of the Brown track & field team competed at the Tufts Snowflake Classic, both held Saturday.

March 30, 2013
Track & Field Kicks Off Stanford Invite
STANFORD, Calif. – Senior Lacey Cracker (Baraboo, Wis.) finished third overall in the hammer, a trio of men’s runners put up impressive results and senior Olivia Mickle (Sacramento, Calif.) broke a school record as several members of the Brown track & field teams took part in the first day of the Stanford Invitational on Friday at Cobb Track.

March 23, 2013
Trio of Throwers Lead Track & Field at Bridgewater Invite
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – A trio of Bears claimed top finishes as the Brown University outdoor track & field team sent a select group of throwers to the Bridgewater State Invitational on Saturday in a non-scoring meet at the Swenson Turf Track.

March 1, 2013
Mickle Runs a Personal Best on Day One of the Alex Wilson Invitational
Brown’s distance medley relay team set a new school record on the first day of competition at the Alex Wilson Invitational, held at the Loftus Sports Center on the campus of Notre Dame. They competed amongst an elite field that featured many of the top teams in the nation still looking to qualify for the NCAA Championships.

February 24, 2013
Brown Turns in Several Top Performances at Ivy League Heptagonal Championship
The Brown women’s track and field program competed in the Ivy League Heptagonal Championship at Harvard this past weekend, coming away with eighth place in the team standings.

February 17, 2013
Craker's School Record in the Weight Throw Paces Brown at the USATF New England Indoor Championships
The Brown women’s track and field program competed in the USATF New England Indoor Championships at Harvard’s Gordon Track on Sunday, February 17. The meet attracted athletes from Boston University, Dartmouth College, the Greater Boston Track Club and several other teams, and also served as Brown’s final competition before the Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships next weekend.

February 14, 2013
Brown Turns in Fast Performances at Boston University
The Brown University track and field program traveled with a partial squad to a make-up meet at Boston University on Thursday, February 14. The abbreviated competition replaced the St. Valentine Invitational that was cancelled this past weekend due to Winter Storm Nemo. In addition to BU, Boston College, Harvard, Dartmouth, Providence College and Northeastern were in attendance.

February 2, 2013
Several Top Finishes Highlight Brown's Performance at the URI Coaches Tribute Invitational
Brown’s women’s track and field team competed at the URI Track and Field Coaches Tribute Invitational in Kingston, Rhode Island on Saturday. The competition was held in URI’s Mackal Fieldhouse, and included athletes from Providence College, Bryant, Rhode Island, UNH, Fordham and several other schools. Brown scored 60 points overall to earn fifth place in the team scoring.

January 25, 2013
Brown Shines at Track and Field Competitions in Boston
The Brown women’s track and field program had a busy day on Friday, with part of the team competing in the Joe Donahue Games at the Reggie Lewis Center and the rest of the squad facing the competition at the Terrier Invitational at Boston University.

January 19, 2013
Track & Field Competes at Harvard Challenge
Cambridge, Mass. – Competing in the annual Harvard Challenge at Gordon Indoor Track, Brown's track & field program showed strong early performances and established three school records this weekend.

January 12, 2013
Indoor Track & Field Competes at Yale to Open 2013 Season
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – In the first indoor meet of the 2013 season, the Brown men's and women's track & field team gave a great effort at the Yale Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

December 18, 2012
Ken Hunt Joins Brown Track & Field Staff
Interim Director of Track and Field Tim Springfield announced the hiring of assistant coach Ken Hunt on Monday, completing his coaching staff. Hunt, a veteran Division I coach with stints at Louisiana State, Georgia Southern, Southern Illinois and Marquette, will coach the horizontal and vertical jumping events and multi-events.

December 6, 2012
Darcy Wilson Joins Brown Track & Field Staff
Providence, R.I. - Brown Track and Field is pleased to announce the hiring of Darcy Wilson as Assistant Track and Field Coach. Coach Wilson’s primary responsibility will be to coach the throwing events for men and women.

December 1, 2012
Track & Field Combines for 13 Titles at Alden Invitational
Providence, RI- The Brown University track and field program kicked off their 2012-13 indoor season yesterday afternoon at home on the newly renovated Alden Track in the Olney Margolies Athletic Center. The men's and women's team combined for 13 titles over competition from Providence College, Worcester State, Bryant University, URI, and Monroe College.

September 26, 2012
Brown’s Michelle Eisenreich Steps Down as Director of Track & Field; Tim Springfield Named Interim Director
Providence, RI – Brown University Director of Track & Field, Michelle Eisenreich, has stepped down after 12 years with the program to accept a position at Stanford. Tim Springfield, Brown head men’s cross country coach, has been named Interim Director of Track & Field and Cross Country.