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Nicholls State University

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White Claims Gold in 800 Meter at Southland Championships Nicholls Press Release May 20, 2014

CONWAY, Ark. – The Nicholls State University women's track and field team finished its outdoor season on Sunday in the 2014 Southland Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships and senior Jackie White highlighted the day by earning the gold medal in the 800 meter, giving Nicholls its first gold in the conference championships. (via Nicholls State University)

Carruthers, Distance Medley Place for Colonels at Southland Championships Northwestern (LA Press Release Mar 5, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Junior Tessni Carruthers ran a sub-five minute mile for the second straight meet to earn second place and the distance medley team recorded its second-fastest time in program history to finish third, as Nicholls State University women's track team completed its indoor season at the 2014 Southland Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, held Wednesday and Thursday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

Colonels Wrap Up Season At Conference Meet Nicholls Press Release Nov 2, 2013

LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams completed the 2013 season at the Southland Conference Cross Country Championships at the Ward 3 Rec Complex in Lake Charles this morning and came away with a 10th place finish for the women and 14th place finish for the men.

Seven New PR's Highlight HBU Invitational For Nicholls Nicholls Press Release Oct 13, 2013

HOUSTON, Texas – The Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams fared well on Friday evening at the HBU Invitational at Houston Baptist, getting seven new personal best times at the event, while junior runner Tessni Carruthers had the best overall time among college athletes to continue her hot streak in meets.

Throwers Complete Season at East Prelims Nicholls Press Release May 25, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Nicholls State University women's track and field team completed the outdoor season at the 2012 NCAA East Preliminary Meet at the University of North Florida, as javelin throwers Jaimee Springer and Aja Scott finished in 17th and 37th place, respectively.

Springer Claims Gold in Javelin at Mississippi Open Nicholls Press Release Apr 15, 2012

OXFORD, Miss. – The Nicholls State University women's track and field team is continuing to perform well in meets, claiming at least one gold medal in every meet so far, this time coming from Jaimee Springer who placed first in the women's javelin throw as many Colonels set new personal bests at the Mississippi Open this weekend.

Relay Teams Come Up Big At LSU Relays Nicholls Press Release Mar 23, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. – Although the bulk of the Nicholls women's track and field team will be competing tomorrow, the Colonel relay teams made noise on Friday night claiming a team gold medal in one event, and qualifying for another final on Saturday on day one of the LSU Relays.

Nicholls Completes Conference Meet Oct 31, 2011

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Nicholls men's and women's cross country teams competed at the 2011 Southland Conference Championships on Monday and came away with an eighth place finish for the women and 12th place finish for the men.

Cross Country Ready for Conference Meet Oct 30, 2011

THIBODAUX, La. - The Nicholls men's and women's cross country teams head to Stephen F. Austin to take part in the 2011 Southland Conference Cross Country Championships beginning Monday.

Cross Country Completes Crimson Classic Oct 15, 2011

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Nicholls men's and women's cross country teams wrapped up competing at the University of Alabama Crimson Classic and came away with 13th and 18th place team finishes.

Cross Country To Compete in Lake Charles This Weekend Sep 28, 2011

THIBODAUX, La. – The Nicholls State men's and women's cross country teams will be in action this week, heading to Lake Charles to take part in the Cowboy Stampede hosted by McNeese. It is the first action since the women took first and men second in the ULL Ragin Cajun Invitational.

Women Finish First, Men Second At ULL Meet Sep 17, 2011

Lafayette, La. – The Nicholls State cross country teams competed in the Ragin Cajun Invitational Friday night and came away with first and second place finishes. The women earned the invite title behind placing in the top four spots, while the men earned second.

Colonel Duo Takes First at McNeese; Team Places Second Sep 3, 2011

LAKE CHARLES, La. – Senior Jessica McCleod and freshman Tessni Carruthers teamed up to take first place as the Nicholls State University women's cross country team opened up the season at the McNeese Relays in Lake Charles, La. on Friday.

Dockrey, Scott Named All-Academic by U.S. Track and Field Coaches Aug 5, 2011

NEW ORLEANS - Nicholls State University women's track and field standouts Chelsea Dockrey and Aja Scott were among the automatic selections earning All-Academic honors as the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches unveiled their 2011 academic award winners this week. The duo were automatic selections based on maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 and qualifying for the 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championship East Preliminary Meet in Bloomington, Ind. in May.

Vedde Finishes Second at Prestigious Diamond League Junior Meet Jul 31, 2011

STOCKHOLM - Incoming Nicholls State University freshman track and field athlete Ingvild Vedde turned in a stellar performance over the weekend as the Nesbyen, Norway native clocked in with a second place finish at the prestigious DN Galan Diamond League track meet in Stockholm on Sunday.

Springer Finishes Fifth at Junior Pan Am Games Jul 24, 2011

MIRAMAR, Fla. - Nicholls State University sophomore javelin thrower Jaimee Springer staked her claim as one of the top young javelin throwers in the western hemisphere on Sunday as the Llyodminster, Alberta, Canada native claimed fifth place at the 2011 Pan American Games with a throw of 43.51 m (142 ft. 9.0 in.).

Springer Prepares for Junior Pan Am Games Jul 21, 2011

MIRAMAR, Fla. - Nicholls State University sophomore javelin thrower Jaimee Springer will represent Team Canada at the 2011 Junior Pan American Games in Mirimar, Florida on Friday. The Colonel standout will take to the runway at 6:30 p.m. central time.

Colonel Track and Field Adds Ten in Latest Recruiting Class Jul 15, 2011

THIBODAUX - Head Coach Scott Williamson announced the addition of ten new additions in the latest recruiting class for the Nicholls State University Women's Track and Field Team on Friday. The Colonels' latest recruiting class builds on the most successful season in the program's history as Nicholls claimed three conference champions, five all-conference performers, four NCAA postseason qualifiers and more than 20 school records during the 2010-11 campaign.

Springer Selected to Represent Team Canada at Junior Pan Am Games Jul 14, 2011

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada - Nicholls State University sophomore javelin thrower will represent Team Canada at the 2011 Junior Pan American Games in Mirimar, Florida July 22-24 after the Lloydminster, Alberta native's appeal was approved by Athletics Canada, the national governing body for Canadian track and field on Thursday morning.

Springer Prepares to Make Run at Canadian Junior National Title Jul 7, 2011

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada - Two weeks after placing 12th in the javelin at the Canadian Senior National Track and Field Championships, Nicholls State University javelin thrower Jaimee Springer returns to action on Saturday when she attempts to make a run at the 2011 Canadian Junior National Track and Field Championships.

Springer, McLeod Prepare for National Championship Meets Jun 23, 2011

KINGSTON, Jamaica and CALGARY, Alberta, Canada - A pair of Nichol ls State University track and field athletes will be in the hunt for national championships nearly 5,000 miles apart on Friday when sophomore javelin thrower Jaimee Springer competes at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Calgary while, at the same time, senior distance runner Jessica McLeod takes to the track to compete in the 1500 m at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Championships in Kingston.

Calhoun, Scott Named Academic All-Southland Conference Jun 22, 2011

FRISCO, Texas - Junior sprinter Samantha Calhoun and sophomore javelin thrower Aja Scott both took home academic all conference honors as the Southland Conference announced its 2010-11 Academic All-Southland selections from the league office in Frisco on Wednesday.

Springer Wins CALTAF Championship, Qualifies for Team Alberta Jun 19, 2011

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada - Nicholls State University freshman javelin thrower Jaimee Springer qualified to represent Team Alberta at the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games after winning the 2011 CALTAF Track Classic in Calgary with a throw of 43.62 m (143 ft. 1.25 in) to take first place in the women's 21 and under javelin competition.

McLeod, Springer Prepare for National Meets Jun 9, 2011

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada and KINGSTON, Jamaica - Two Nicholls State University women's track and field athletes will compete for a spot on their national track and field teams this June as senior distance runner Jessica McLeod and freshman javelin thrower Jaimee Springer respectively compete at the 2011 Jamaican and Canadian National Track and Field Championships later this month.

Calhoun, Dockrey Finish in Top 30 as Colonel Track Concludes 2010-11 Season on Day Two of NCAA East Prelims May 27, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Facing windy and rainy conditions the largest postseason contingent in program history concluded its season on Saturday as junior sprinter Samantha Calhoun and senior high jumper Chelsea Dockrey notched top-30 finishes in their events, and all four members of the Nicholls State University women's track and field team finished at or near their regional rankings in their respective events at the 2011 NCAA National Championship East Preliminaries hosted by Indiana University in Bloomington on Friday.

Calhoun Cracks Top 40 at NCAA East Prelims May 26, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Battling rainy and windy conditions, Nicholls State University junior sprinter Samantha Calhoun got the Colonel track and field team off to a strong start at the 2011 NCAA National Championship East Preliminaries on Thursday as the Morgan City, La. held her place in the East Region with a top-40 time on day one of the three-day regional meet on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington.

Colonel Track Prepares for NCAA National Championship Prelims May 24, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Nicholls State University women's track and field team will send its largest ever contingent to the NCAA National Championships when four Colonel athletes take to the Billy Mayes Track Complex on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.

Colonels Turn in Record Finish at Southland Conference Championships May 15, 2011

NATCHITOCHES, La. - Three event champions, five all-conference performances and a pair of school records added up to the best finish in school history as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team racked up 64 points for a sixth place finish as the 2011 Southland Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships came to an end on Sunday at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La.

Whisnant, Dockrey Claim Conference Titles on Day Two of Southland Championships May 14, 2011

NATCHITOCHES, La. - Senior high jumper Chelsea Dockrey won a jump off in school record fashion to win the high jump and senior distance runner Kadi Whisnant became just the second Colonel athlete ever to repeat as a conference champion with a successful defense of her 3K steeplechase crown to highlight a successful second day of the three-day Southland Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the Nicholls State University women's track and field team on Saturday.

Jones Claims Sixth in 10K on Day One of Conference Championships May 13, 2011

NATCHITOCHES, La. - Senior distance runner Lauren Jones netted the Colonels three points to kick off day one of the 2011 Southland Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the Nicholls State University women's track and field team at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La. on Friday.

Nicholls Looks for Record Finish at Southland Conference Championships May 12, 2011

THIBODAUX - After racking up 20 school records during the 2010-11 season, the Nicholls State University women's track and field team will look to conclude the regular seaon in record fashion when the Colonels head to the 2011 Southland Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La.

Springer Named Southland Conference Athlete of the Week May 4, 2011

FRISCO, Texas - Freshman javelin thrower Jaimee Springer became the first Nicholls State University track and field athlete to be named Southland Conference Athlete of the Week for the outdoor season the league office announced on Wednesday.

Colonels Dominate Cole Lancoln Invitational in Final Pre-Conference Meet Apr 30, 2011

LAFAYETTE, La. - A school record, an Canadian national qualifying mark and six event championships highlighted a dominating performance by the Nicholls State University women's track and field team as the Colonels wrapped up the regular season at the Cole Lancol Invitational hosted by UL-Lafayette on Saturday.

Nicholls Track Heads into Final Pre-Conference Tune-Up Apr 29, 2011

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University women's track and field team will wrap up the regular season and fine-tune their squad for the conference championships as the Colonels head to UL-Lafayette for the Cole Lancoln Invitational on Saturday.

Two Event Champs, One School Record Highlight Nicholls Day at Ole Miss Apr 9, 2011

OXFORD, Miss. - Senior high jumper Chelsea Dockrey and senior 800 m specialist Jessica McLeod each won their events, and freshman sprinter Katrina Bettard set a new school record in the 200 m dash as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team wrapped up competition at the Ole Miss Invitational on Saturday.

Colonel Track Takes Conference Leaders Into Ole Miss Invitational Apr 8, 2011

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University women's track and field team, owner of the top mark in the conference in four events this season, will try to add to that total on Saturday as the Colonels head to the Ole Miss Invitational in Oxford, Miss. this weekend.

Colonels Climb Regional Ranks at Florida Pepsi Relays Apr 2, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Nicholls State University women's track and field team put together an impressive showing on Saturday at one of the most prestigious early season meets in the region as the Colonels climbed the Southland Conference rankings in several events as the 67th annual Florida Pepsi Relays came to a close on Saturday.

Colonels Shatter a Pair of School Records at Florida Pepsi Relays Apr 1, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Nicholls State University women's track and field team set a pair of school records and turned in severl more impressive performances as the first day of the prestigious 67th annual Florida Pepsi Relays concluded Friday night in Gainesville.

Nicholls Track Prepares for Prestigious Pepsi Relays Mar 31, 2011

THIBODAUX - After setting six school records through the first two meets of the outdoor season, the Colonels will look to continue building momentum when Nicholls takes on its toughest field of the young season as Nicholls heads to the University of Florida for the 67th annual meeting of the prestigious Pepsi Relays hosted by UF at the Percy Beard Track at James G. Pressly Stadium in Gainesvill, Fla. beginning Friday.

Colonels Rack Up Five School Records at LSU Relays Mar 26, 2011

BATON ROUGE - After setting three school records on Friday, the Colonels added two more program records on Saturday as the Nicholls State University track and field team concluded the LSU Relays with a total of five school records on the weekend in Baton Rouge.

Colonels Set a Pair of School Records on Day One of LSU Relays Mar 25, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Junior sprinter Samantha Calhoun and freshman thrower Kerri Simmons led the way for the Colonels on Friday night as the duo led the Nicholls State University women's track team by setting a pair of school records on the first day of the LSU Relays at the Bernie Moore Track Complex on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.

Nicholls Track Looks to Climb Conference Rankings at LSU Relays Mar 24, 2011

THIBODAUX - After a successful start to the outdoor season, the Nicholls State University women's track and field team will look to maintain momentum and continue to climb the ranks of the Southland Conference when the Colonels return to action at the LSU Relays this Friday and Saturday.

Colonels Conclude Outdoor Season Opener on a High Note Mar 19, 2011

LAFAYETTE, La. - Senior high jumper Chelsea Dockrey set a new school record, sophomore javelin thrower Aja Scott recorded a personal best mark and senior distance runner Jessica McLeod recorded the second best time in school history in the 1500 m to cap an auspicious start to the 2011 outdoor season for the Nicholls State University women's track and field team on Saturday at the Louisiana Classics hosted by UL-Lafayette.

Simmons Narrowly Misses School Record on Day One of Outdoor Season Opener Mar 18, 2011

LAFAYETTE, La. - Freshman Kerri Simmons finished just .75 inches shy of a school record as the Nicholls State University shot putter launched a throw of 13.55 m (44 ft. 5.5 in.), recording the second best mark in the history of the program on day one of the Louisiana Classics on Friday night in Lafayette.

Nicholls Track Gears Up for Outdoor Opener Mar 17, 2011

THIBODAUX - After turning in one of the most successful indoor seasons in the history of the program, the Nicholls State University women's track and field team turns it's attention to the 2011 outdoor campaign when the Colonels head to Lafayette for the 2011 Louisiana Classics hosted by UL-Lafayette.

Colonel Track Looks For First Ever Indoor Champions at Conference Championship Meet Feb 24, 2011

NORMAN, Okla. - A slew of Colonel track athletes will go hunting for the program's first ever individual indoor conference championships this week as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team looks to conclude one of their most successful indoor campaigns in recent history at the 2011 Southland Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by the University of Oklahoma this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Nicholls Athletics Launches Web Store Feb 24, 2011

THIBODAUX – The Nicholls State University athletic department has announced the launching of a new online team store, nichollsgear.com, to be open for business starting today.

Throwers, Sprinters Lead Nicholls in Final Pre-Conference Tune-Up Feb 18, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Freshman thrower Kerri Simmons turned in a new school record in the shot put, junior sprinter Samantha Calhoun advanced to the finals of a highly-competitive 60 m field and the Colonel 4x400 m relay crew turned in a season-best time as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team concluded its final meet prior to the 2011 Southland Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the LSU Twilight on Friday night.

Nicholls Track Heads to LSU for Final Pre-Conference Tune-Up Feb 16, 2011

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University women's track and field program prepares for their final tune-up prior to the 2011 Southland Conference Indoor Championships when the Colonels head to the Carl Maddox Fieldhouse on the LSU campus for the LSU Twilight on Friday.

Colonels Claim Five Titles, Sweep the Mile at McNeese Feb 5, 2011

LAKE CHARLES, La. - The Nicholls State University women's track and field team walked away with five titles, one school record, a 1-2-3 sweep of the indoor mile and a big boost in confidence as the Jeff Davis Bank Indoor Invitational hosted by McNeese State came to a close on Saturday.

Track Meet Postponed, Colonels to Compete Saturday Feb 3, 2011

LAKE CHARLES, La. - The start of the Jeff Davis Bank Indoor Invitational, originally scheduled for Friday, has been postponed to a Saturday afternoon start time, the host McNeese State University announced on Thursday.

Colonel Track Look to Continue Success at McNeese Feb 3, 2011

LAKE CHARLES, La. - The Nicholls State University women's track and field team returns to action on Friday as the Colonels head to McNeese State for the 2011 Jeff Davis Bank Indoor Invitational. Nicholls will be hoping to repeat the succes they found in Lake Charles last season when the Colonels set a pair of school records at McNeese.

Nicholls Track Returns to Houston Jan 27, 2011

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University track and field team returns to Houston for the second time in the last three weeks on Friday as the Colonels return to Yeoman Fieldhouse on the campus of the University of Houston for the Houston Indoor Invitational.

Jones Named Southland Athlete of the Week Jan 19, 2011

FRISCO, Texas - Nicholls State University senior distance runner Lauren Jones picked up the first Southland Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Week award of the 2011 indoor season, the league office announced today.

Jones Sets New School Record in 5K Win at Hilton Invitational Jan 14, 2011

HOUSTON, Texas - A 40-day layoff from competition did not hurt senior distance runner #Lauren Jones# as the Centerville, Iowa native cruised to victory in school record fashion to lead a successful day at the Leonard Hilton Invitational at the University of Houston on Friday.

Jones Earns Second Consecutive All-State Honors Dec 12, 2010

BATON ROUGE, La. - Senior distance runner Lauren Jones earned all-state honors for the second consecutive season as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced its 2010 All-Louisiana cross country team on Sunday.

Colonels Set Three School Records in Season Opening Meet Dec 4, 2010

JONESBORO, Ark. - The Nicholls State University women's track and field team set three school records and recorded nine marks that meet the 2011 Southland Conference Indoor Championships qualifying standard as the Colonels' first trip to the track for the indoor season proved to be a major success for the Nicholls program at the 2010 ASU Kickoff Klassic in Jonesboro, Ark. on Saturday.

Colonel Track Opens Indoor Season at Arkansas State Dec 3, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University women's track and field program will look to build on one of the most successful seasons in school history when the Colonels open the 2010-11 season with a trip to the ASU Kickoff Klassic hosted by Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark. on Saturday.

Colonel Cross Country Prepares for Regional Championships Nov 12, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University women's cross country team will look to continue one of the most successful seasons in school history on Saturday when the Colonels head to their second consecutive NCAA South Central Regional Championship.

Colonels Prepare for Conference Championships Oct 27, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams will make their run at a conference title when the Colonels head to the 2010 Southland Conference cross country championships on Thursday in Beaumont, Texas.

Colonel Stroll Set for Saturday Oct 19, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University athletic department will host its annual Stroll for Student Athlete Scholarships as part of the university's Family Day activities on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Colonel Women Place Three in Top Six at Choctaw Open Oct 16, 2010

CLINTON, Miss. - The Nicholls State University women's cross country team turned in a stellar performance despite being hampered by injuries as the Colonels place three finishers in the top six and came close to setting a pair of school records at the 2010 Choctaw Open hosted by Mississippi College on Sunday in the Colonels' final regular season race before the 2010 Southland Conference Cross Country Championships.

Nicholls Athletics to Induct Five into Hall of Fame Sep 29, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University Athletic Department announced its 2010 Hall of Fame class on Wednesday. The five-member class is made up of: former baseball player Rondon Anderson, former men's soccer coach Lester Bimah, former quarterback Doug Hudson, former basketball player Chris Jennings and former football player Darryl Pounds will be inducted at the 2010 Hall of Fame Ceremony at Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux prior to the Nicholls vs. Sam Houston State football game on Oct. 9.

Colonel Track and Field Fundraiser Underway Sep 27, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University track and field and cross country merchandise is on sale now, as the Colonel track squad launches its annual fundraising campaign this week.

Colonel Cross Country Finishes Strong at Gulf Coast Stampede Sep 25, 2010

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Seniors Kadi Whisnant and Lauren Jones took first and second, respectively and the Colonel women cross country team placed three runners in the top six as the Nicholls State University women's cross country program narrowly missed out on a first-place team finish to Southern Miss at the Gulf Coast Stampede hosted by the University of West Florida on Saturday morning.

Nicholls Cross Country Returns to Action at Gulf Coast Stampede Sep 24, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams return to action on Saturday with a trip to the 2010 Gulf Coast Stampede hosted by the University of West Florida. The Colonels will be part of a 1500 runner field when the event begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Escambia County Equestrian Center.

Get Your Colonel Pride Shirts to Prepare for Nov. 18 Blackout Game Sep 24, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University athletic department announced plans to host a blackout game in the regular season football finale on Nov. 18 against Southeastern Louisiana. In preparation for the event, Nicholls is making black "Colonel Pride" t-shirts available for $10.

Colonel Cross Country Holds on to Regional Ranking Sep 20, 2010

NEW ORLEANS -Despite a record-setting weekend as part of the largest Crimson Classic field in University of Alabama history, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team dropped two spots in the latest South Central Regional Rankings as the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released their week two rankings on Monday.

Colonel Cross Country Heads to Crimson Classic Sep 17, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams will be part of the largest competition fields in Crimson Classic history when the Colonels head to one of the most prestigious cross country meets in the southeastern United States on Saturday.

Colonels Hold Place in Week One Regional Rankings Sep 13, 2010

NEW ORLEANS - After opening the season with a second place finish at the McNeese Relay two weeks ago, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team held its place as the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranked the Colonels 13th in the South Central Region in the latest rankings, realeased on Monday.

Colonel Cross Completes Season Opener at McNeese Sep 3, 2010

LAKE CHARLES - Freshman Emily Charlesworth and senior Jessica McLeod led the way for the Nicholls women and Kaseyh Kaiser and Blaine Gisclair paced the Colonel men as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams opened the 2010 campaign at the McNeese Relays in Lake Charles on Friday evening.

Colonel Cross Country Earns Preseason Ranking Aug 30, 2010

NEW ORLEANS - For the second consecutive season, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team finds itself with a regional ranking. The Colonels, who finished the 2009 season ranked 12th in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South Central Regional poll will enter the 2010 cmpaign ranked 13th as the USTFCCCA released it's 2010 preseason regional polls on Monday morning.

Bourgeois Named Graduate Assistant Coach Aug 13, 2010

THIBODAUX - Former Colonel javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois will remain with the program as only student athlete in Nicholls State University history to compete for consecutive national championships was named a graduate assistant coach with the Colonel track and field program.

Bourgeois Claims National Academic Honor Jul 30, 2010

NEW ORLEANS - Former Nicholls State University javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois picked up her latest honor on Friday afternoon as the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association named Bourgeois an Outdoor Track and Field Division I All-Academic Honoree for the second time in her career and the second time in as many seasons.

Colonel Track Adds Ten Recruits Jul 28, 2010

THIBODAUX – Looking to progress the program after turning in the most successful season in school history, head coach Scott Williamson announced the addition of ten new additions to the Nicholls State University track and field and cross country teams by unveiling his 2010-11 recruiting class on Tuesday.

Colonel Athletic Association Swears in New Leadership Jul 20, 2010

THIBODAUX - The Colonel Athletic Association, the official fundraising and booster arm of the Nicholls State University Athletics Department announced new leadership for the start of the 2010-11 year as Mr. Glenn Diedrich was elected President of the CAA and Mr. Jeremy Becker was named Vice President.

Nicholls Athletics Unveils New Website Jul 1, 2010

THIBODAUX – The Nicholls State University Athletics Department today launched a newly redesigned version of its departmental Web site on when the Colonels unveil the new www.geauxcolonels.com powered by Internet Consulting Services (ICS/Sidearm) on Thursday, July 1.

Colonel Athletics Prepares to Unveil Redesigned Website Jun 29, 2010

The Nicholls State University Athletics Department will launch a redesigned version of its departmental Web site on Thursday, July 1, when the Colonels unveil the new www.geauxcolonels.com powered by Internet Consulting Services (ICS/Sidearm).

Clonel Athletics Prepares to Unveil Redesigned Website Jun 29, 2010

The Nicholls State University Athletics Department will launch a redesigned version of its departmental Web site on Thursday, July 1, when the Colonels unveil the new www.geauxcolonels.com powered by Internet Consulting Services (ICS/Sidearm).

Colonel Track Trio Picks Up All-State Honors Jun 27, 2010

Honors keep rolling in for the Nicholls State University women's track and field team, as junior distance runners Kadi Whisnant and Lauren Jones and senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois finished among the top three in the state in their events to earn all-state honors on Saturday.

Colonel Track Trio Lands All-State Honors Jun 27, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Honors keep rolling in for the Nicholls State University women's track and field team, as junior distance runners #Kadi Whisnant# and #Lauren Jones# and senior javelin thrower #Leslie Bourgeois# finished among the top three in the state in their events to earn all-state honors on Saturday.

Bourgeois Narrowly Misses Top Ten Finish at USATF Nationals Jun 25, 2010

Former Nicholls State University javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois finished just over two feet shy of a top-ten finish at a national meet, but the Raceland native still tied her best finish ever with an 11th place showing at the 2010 U.S. Track and Field Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday afternoon.

Bourgeois Finishes 11th at USATF Nationals Jun 25, 2010

DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Nicholls State University javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois finished just over two feet shy of a top-ten finish at a national meet, but the Raceland native still tied her best finish ever with an 11th place showing at the 2010 U.S. Track and Field Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday afternoon.

Bourgeois Qualifies for USATF National Meet Jun 23, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois has been accepted into the field of the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships and is set to wrap up her amateur career as one of 16 competitors at the national meet beginning Friday evening at 6 p.m. at Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Bourgeois Qualifies for USATF Nationals Jun 23, 2010

DES MOINES, Iowa - Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois has been accepted into the field of the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships and is set to wrap up her amateur career as one of 16 competitors at the national meet beginning Friday evening at 6 p.m. at Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Jones, Bourgeois Named to Southland All-Academic Team Jun 21, 2010

FRISCO, Texas - The Nicholls State University women's track and field/cross country programs landed a pair of names on the 2010 Southland Conference All-Academic Team as senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois and junior cross country/distance runner Lauren Jones were named as automatic selections by the league office on Monday.

Jones, Bourgeois Pick Up Southland Academic Awards Jun 21, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track and field/cross country programs landed a pair of names on the 2010 Southland Conference All-Academic Team as senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois and junior cross country/distance runner Lauren Jones were named as automatic selections by the league office on Monday.

Bourgeois Claims Top-15 Finish at National Championships Jun 15, 2010

EUGENE, Ore. - Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower #Leslie Bourgeois# finished one place shy of All-American status as the only Nicholls student athlete to compete in consecutive national championships launched a throw of 47.63 m (156 ft. 3 in.) to place 13th at the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championship Finals on Saturday at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.

Bourgeois Prepares for National Championship Finals Jun 15, 2010

EUGENE, Ore. - Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois will become the first Colonel student athlete in any sport to compete in consecutive national championships when she takes the runway at storied Hayward Field at the University of Oregon on Saturday for the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championship Finals.

Bourgeois' NCAA Postseason Blog: Entry 4 Jun 15, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois qualified for the NCAA postseason for the fourth time in her career. This year, the Colonel hurler had company as Nicholls qualified multiple athletes for the first time in school history. Bourgeois blogged from www.geauxcolonels.com throughout the NCAA East Preliminaries in Greensboro, N.C., and will continue to do so at the NCAA Championship Finals in Eugene, Ore. this week. In her third entry, Bourgeois checks in after touching down in Oregon and soaks up the atmosphere at "Track Town USA"

Bourgeois Claims Top-15 Finish at National Championships Jun 12, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois finished one place shy of All-American status as the only Nicholls student athlete to compete in consecutive national championships launched a throw of 47.63 m (156 ft. 3 in.) to place 13th at the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championship Finals on Saturday at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.

Bourgeois Prepares for National Championship Finals Jun 11, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois will become the first Colonel student athlete in any sport to compete in consecutive national championships when she takes the runway at storied Hayward Field at the University of Oregon on Saturday for the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championship Finals.

Bourgeois' NCAA Postseason Blog: Entry 4 Jun 8, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois qualified for the NCAA postseason for the fourth time in her career. This year, the Colonel hurler had company as Nicholls qualified multiple athletes for the first time in school history. Bourgeois blogged from www.geauxcolonels.com throughout the NCAA East Preliminaries in Greensboro, N.C., and will continue to do so at the NCAA Championship Finals in Eugene, Ore. this week. In her third entry, Bourgeois checks in after touching down in Oregon and soaks up the atmosphere at "Track Town USA"

Bourgeois' NCAA Postseason Blog: Entry 3 Jun 7, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois qualified for the NCAA postseason for the fourth time in her career. This year, the Colonel hurler will have company as Nicholls qualified multiple athletes for the first time in school history. Bourgeois will be blogging for www.geauxcolonels.com throughout the NCAA East Preliminaries this week in Greensboro, N.C., and from the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. this week. In her third entry, Bourgeois briefly checks in with us before heading off to her second consecutive NCAA Championship meet.

Colonels Wrap Up Competition at East Prelims May 29, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track and field team wrapped up competition at the 2010 NCAA East Region Preliminaries after the women's 3,000 m steeplechase on Saturday morning at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T.

NCAA East Prelim Steeplchase Postponed May 28, 2010

Thunderstorms in the Greensboro area forced the postponement of the final two running events on day two of the 2010 NCAA Championship East Preliminaries on Friday. With the men's and women's 3k steeplechase races washed out, Nicholls State junior distance runner Kadi Whisnant will have to wait until Saturday for her turn on the track.

Bourgeois Clinches Second Straight National Final Appearance May 27, 2010

It was a long day on the runway at the 2010 NCAA Championship East Preliminaries for the Colonel javelin crew, but in the end it was worth it as senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois claimed fourth place, and her second consecutive trip to the NCAA Championship Finals, and freshman Aja Scott finished ahead of all Southland Conference competitors other than Bourgeois at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T on Thursday afternoon.

Bourgeois' NCAA Postseason Blog: Entry 2 May 27, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois qualified for the NCAA postseason for the fourth time in her career. This year, the Colonel hurler will have company as Nicholls qualified multiple athletes for the first time in school history. Bourgeois will be blogging for www.geauxcolonels.com throughout the NCAA East Preliminaries this week in Greensboro, N.C., and from the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. two weeks from now. In her second entry, Bourgeois gives us a behind-the-scenes look at what happens on the runway at the regional meet.

Nicholls Heads to Greensboro for NCAA Championship East Prelims May 26, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track and field team will continue its most successful season to date when the Colonels head to the 2010 NCAA National Championship - East Preliminary meet beginning Thursday at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, N.C.

Bourgeois' NCAA Postseason Blog: Entry 1 May 25, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois qualified for the NCAA postseason for the fourth time in her career. This year, the Colonel hurler will have company as Nicholls qualified multiple athletes for the first time in school history. Bourgeois will be blogging for www.geauxcolonels.com throughout the NCAA East Preliminaries this week in Greensboro, N.C., and (should she advance to the NCAA Finals for the second straight year) from the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. two weeks from now. In her first entry, Bourgeois talks about the build up to the postseason meet and having company for the first time in the postseason

Three Colonels Accepted for First Round of NCAA Championship May 21, 2010

For the first time in school history, the Nicholls State University women's track and field team has qualified multiple student athletes for NCAA Postseason competition as javelin throwers Leslie Bourgeois and Aja Scott and 3K steeplechase runner Kadi Whisnant were all named as part of the NCAA East Preliminary field, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced on Friday.

Whisnant Claims Southland Conference Steeplechase Crown May 16, 2010

Junior distance runner Kadi Whisnant lived up to her billing as the best steepler in the Southland Conference as the Baton Rouge native claimed her first career Southland Conference championship with a first place time of 10:53.47 in the 3K steeplechase on day two of the three-day Southland Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Bourgeois Claims Third Career Title, Jones Sets School Record in 10 K on Day One of Southland Championships May 14, 2010

Severe rain and thunderstorms in the Dallas Metroplex area couldn't stop the Nicholls State University women's track and field team from putting together one of the most successful single days in the history of the program as the Colonels racked up 20 points on day one of the three-day Southland Conference Championships thanks to senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois' third career conference crown, and junior 10 K runner Lauren Jones' school record showing in the 10 K on Friday night at Maverick Field.

Colonels Look for School Record Finish at Conference Meet May 13, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track and field team will try to improve on last season's school record finish when the Colonels head to Texas-Arlington for the 2010 Southland Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Bourgeois Named Southland Athlete of the Week May 5, 2010

Nicholls State University senior javelin thrower Leslie Bourgeois became the second Colonel in four weeks to be named Southland Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Week, as the Raceland native picked up her first weekly honor of the season thanks to an impressive performance at the Cole-Lancoln Twilight last week.

Whisnant Takes First, Sets School Record at Rice Apr 24, 2010

Junior distance runner Kadi Whisnant continued her assault on the school and Southland Conference record books on Saturday night as the Baton Rouge native broke a school record for the fourth consecutive meet.

Colonels Heads to Houston for Regular Season Home Stretch Apr 23, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track and field team will continue its preparation for the 2010 Southland Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships when the Colonels head to Houston for the 2010 Rice Twilight on Saturday.

Whisnant, Relay Team Set New Records at LSU Apr 17, 2010

Junior distance runner Kadi Whisnant continued to make a habit of setting new school records, setting a new program standard for the third straight meet. Meanwhile, the Colonel quartet of Tiffany Nall, Naomi Green, Ashley Carpenter and Samantha Calhoun joined Whisnant in record-breaking fashion by turning in a new school record in the 4x100 m relay to highlight a competitive day at the LSU Alumni Gold on Saturday.

Colonel Track Looks to Climb Region Ranks at LSU Apr 16, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track and field team will look to strengthen their presence in the regional standings when the Colonels visit Baton Rouge for the LSU Alumni Gold on Saturday.

Record Performance Nets Athlete of the Week Honors for Nicholls' Whisnant Apr 14, 2010

A record-setting performance netted athlete of the week honors for Nicholls State University junior Kadi Whisnant, as the Southland Conference office named the Baton Rouge native it's women's track and field athlete of the week after shattering the school record, and narrowly missed an historic top-five finish in Southland history, at the Ole Miss Invitational on Saturday.

Whisnant Shatters School Steeple Record at Ole Miss Apr 10, 2010

In a day with plenty of highlights for the Nicholls State University women's track and field team, junior distance runner Kadi Whisnant provided the biggest one. The Baton Rouge native bettered her own school record in the 3,000 m steeplechase, shattering her two week old school record by 34.55 seconds at the Ole Miss Invitational on Saturday.

Colonels Look to Make a Splash at Ole Miss Apr 9, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track and field team heads to another regional power this weekend when the Colonels head to the Ole Miss Invitational looking for some breakthrough performances against a deep field on Saturday.

Nicholls Track Looks to Continue Rolling at Prestigious FSU Relays Mar 25, 2010

After setting a pair of school records last week, the Nicholls State University women's track and field team returns to competition against one of the most competitive fields in the country when the Colonels take the track at the 2010 Florida State Relays in Tallahassee this weekend.

Jones, Relay Squad Shatter School Records in Lafayette Mar 20, 2010

Senior distance runner Lauren Jones led the way for the Colonels on Saturday, setting a new school record in the 3,000 m run. The Centerville, Iowa native clocked in at 10:26.75, nearly ten seconds better than her previous school record set last April, as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team wrapped up competition at the Louisiana Classics.

Colonels Head to Louisiana Classics Mar 18, 2010

After easing into the outdoor season with a training meet at the Southern Miss Invitational last week, the Nicholls State University track and field team will begin ramping up their outdoor schedule when the Colonels head to the University of Louisiana-Lafayette for the Louisiana Classics beginning on Saturday.

Colonels Complete Season Opener at Southern Miss Nicholls Press Release Mar 14, 2010

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Nine Colonel athletes turned in top-five performances as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team opened the 2010 outdoor season at the Southern Miss Invitational on Saturday. Nicholls was led by Samantha Calhoun's second place finish in the 100 m dash, Rahjanaye Bailey's pair of top-five finishes and a pair of personal records in the javelin by freshman throwers Aja Scott and Ana Foulds. 

Colonels Complete Season Opener at Southern Miss Mar 13, 2010

Nine Colonel athletes turned in top-five performances as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team opened the 2010 outdoor season at the Southern Miss Invitational on Saturday. Nicholls was led by Samantha Calhoun's second place finish in the 100 m dash, Rahjanaye Bailey's pair of top-five finishes and a pair of personal records in the javelin by freshman throwers Aja Scott and Ana Foulds.

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Colonels Tie Best Ever Finish at Southland Indoor Meet Nicholls Press Release Feb 28, 2010

 NORMAN, Okla. - The Colonels totaled a school record 20 points and tied their best ever team finish, and five Nicholls runners earned All-Southland honors as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team capped off its most successful campaign in recent memory at the 2010 Southland Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

Colonels Tie Best Ever Finish at Southland Indoor Meet Feb 27, 2010

The Colonels totaled a school record 20 points and tied their best ever team finish, and five Nicholls runners earned All-Southland honors as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team capped off its most successful campaign in recent memory at the 2010 Southland Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

Calhoun, Jones, Relay Squad Shatter School Records at First Day of Southland Championship Nicholls Press Release Feb 27, 2010

 NORMAN, Okla. - Sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun set a new 60 m school standard, junior distance runner Lauren Jones did the same in the 5K and Juniors Jessica McLeod, Naomi Green, Marion Chebet and Kadi Whisnantclocked in with a school record time of 12:19.01 in the distance medley relay to claim third place All-Southland Conference honors and provide the biggest highlight for the Nicholls State University women's track and field team at the first day of the 2010 Southland Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the University of Oklahom

Calhoun, Jones, Relay Squad Shatter School Records at First Day of Southland Championships Feb 26, 2010

Sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun set a new 60 m school standard, junior distance runner Lauren Jones did the same in the 5K and Juniors Jessica McLeod, Naomi Green, Marion Chebet and Kadi Whisnant clocked in with a school record time of 12:19.01 in the distance medley relay to claim third place All-Southland Conference honors and provide the biggest highlight for the Nicholls State University women's track and field team at the first day of the 2010 Southland Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the University of Oklahoma.

Colonels Look for Record Finish at Southland Championships Feb 25, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track team will look to complete a season full of new school records in record breaking fashion when the Colonels head to the 2010 Southland Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the University of Oklahoma beginning Friday.

Colonels Finish Final Pre-Conference Tune Up at LSU Nicholls Press Release Feb 21, 2010

 BATON ROUGE - Junior distance runner Kadi Whisnant clocked in just over two seconds off the school record pace for the indoor mile and sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun clocked in under 7.70 in the 60 m dash for the fifth time in five meets this season as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team concluded it's pre-conference indoor slate at the LSU Twilight Meet on Friday.

Colonels Finish Final Pre-Conference Tune Up at LSU Feb 19, 2010

Junior distance runner Kadi Whisnant clocked in just over two seconds off the school record pace for the indoor mile and sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun clocked in under 7.70 in the 60 m dash for the fifth time in five meets this season as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team concluded it's pre-conference indoor slate at the LSU Twilight Meet on Friday.

Colonel Track Heads to LSU for Final Pre-Conference Tune-Up Feb 18, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track team will try to add to its total of 13 Southland Conference Championship qualifiers in five different events when they head to LSU for their final pre-conference tune-up at Friday's LSU Twilight.

School Records Fall At McNeese Nicholls Press Release Feb 5, 2010

 LAKE CHARLES, La. - Freshman distance runner Brea Goodman set a new school record in the mile, junior Kadi Whisnant bettered the old school mile mark and the 4x400 m relay team clocked in with a program best time of 3:55.37 to cap off a highlight filled day for the Nicholls State University women's track team at the Jeff Davis Bank/McNeese State Indoor Meet on Friday.    

School Records Fall At McNeese Feb 5, 2010

Freshman distance runner Brea Goodman set a new school record in the mile, junior Kadi Whisnant bettered the old school mile mark and the 4x400 m relay team clocked in with a program best time of 3:55.37 to cap off a highlight filled day for the Nicholls State University women's track team at the Jeff Davis Bank/McNeese State Indoor Meet on Friday.

Colonel Track Heads to McNeese for Mid-Season Tune-Up Feb 4, 2010

One week after its most successful meet of the indoor season, the Nicholls State University women's track and field team will continue its preparations for the 2010 Southland Conference Championships later this month when the Colonels head to McNeese State for Friday's McNeese Cowboy Invitational.

Calhoun Leads Colonels Up Conference Standings at Houston Nicholls Press Release Feb 1, 2010

 THIBODAUX - Sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun shaved 0:00.02 off a school record 60 m time she set last month and shattered her school record 200 m time for the second time this year, leading the Nicholls State University women's track and field team to it's strongest showing of the indoor season thus far at the 2010 Houston Indoor Invitational on Saturday.

Calhoun Leads Colonels Up Conference Standings at Houston Jan 30, 2010

Sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun shaved 0:00.02 off a school record 60 m time she set last month and shattered her school record 200 m time for the second time this year, leading the Nicholls State University women's track and field team to it's strongest showing of the indoor season thus far at the 2010 Houston Indoor Invitational on Saturday.

Colonels Return to Houston to Line Up Against Conference Foes Jan 28, 2010

The Nicholls State University women's track team returns to the University of Houston for the second time this season when the Colonels head to Yeoman Fieldhouse for the second time this season when the 2010 Houston Indoor Invitational begins on Friday.

Nicholls Continues Progress at Purple Tiger Jan 24, 2010

 BATON ROUGE - Lining up against the deepest field they have seen all year, the Colonels did not disappoint on Friday night, as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team turned in five more conference qualifying times and missed a school record by just 0.01 seconds at the Purple Tiger Invitationa

Nicholls Continues Progress at Purple Tiger Jan 22, 2010

Lining up against the deepest field they have seen all year, the Colonels did not disappoint on Friday night, as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team turned in five more conference qualifying times and missed a school record by just 0.01 seconds at the Purple Tiger Invitational.

Colonel Track Heads to LSU for Purple Tiger Invitational Jan 21, 2010

After a strong showing at the 2010 Leonard Hilton Memorial in Houston last weekend, the Nicholls State University women's track and field team will try to pick up where they left off when they return to action at the 2010 Purple Tiger Classic at LSU on Friday.

Calhoun Leads Colonels at Hilton Memorial Jan 16, 2010

Sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun led the way for the Nicholls State University women's track team as the Colonels put together a strong showing at the Leonard Hilton Memorial at the University of Houston on Friday night.

Colonel Track Heads to Houston for Hilton Memorial Jan 14, 2010

After posting 11 qualifying times and setting three new school records in their last time out, the Nicholls State University women's track and field team returns to action for the first time in six weeks when the Colonels head to the University of Houston for the 2010 Leonard Hilton Memorial on Friday.

Esche, Goodman, Jones Earn All-State Accolades Nicholls Press Release Dec 21, 2009

 BATON ROUGE - Coming off one of the most successful seasons in the history of Colonel cross country, the accolades continued to pile up for the Colonels on Saturday, as the Louisiana Sports Writers Assocation announced its 2009 All-Louisiana Women's Cross Country Team and Awards.

Esche, Goodman, Jones Earn All-State Accolades Dec 19, 2009

Coming off one of the most successful seasons in the history of Colonel cross country, the accolades continued to pile up for the Colonels on Saturday, as the Louisiana Sports Writers Assocation announced its 2009 All-Louisiana Women's Cross Country Team and Awards.

Colonels Rewrite School Record Book at Season Opening Meet Nicholls Press Release Dec 5, 2009

 JONESBORO, Ark. - Sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun set new school records in the indoor 55 m and 200 m, freshman Dakota Goodman and juniorKadi Whisnant each bettered the school's old indoor mile record and the Nicholls State University women's track and field team wrapped up a successful opening meet with 11 conference championship qualifying times at the ASU Kickoff Classic at Arkansas State on Saturday.

Colonels Rewrite School Record Book at Season Opening Meet Dec 5, 2009

Sophomore sprinter Samantha Calhoun set new school records in the indoor 55 m and 200 m, freshman Dakota Goodman and junior Kadi Whisnant each bettered the school's old indoor mile record and the Nicholls State University women's track and field team wrapped up a successful opening meet with 11 conference championship qualifying times at the ASU Kickoff Classic at Arkansas State on Saturday.

Colonel Track Kicks Off Indoor Season at Arkansas State Dec 4, 2009

With the most successful cross country season in school history now in the books, the Colonels head into the indoor track season with a full head of steam as the Nicholls State University women's track and field team opens the 2009-10 indoor track season at the Arkansas State Kickoff Classic in Jonesboro, Ark. on Saturday.

Colonels Finish Twelfth in First Ever Regional Appearance Nov 14, 2009

The Nicholls State University women's cross country team capped off its most successful campaign in school history on Saturday by placing 12th out of 24 teams the the 2009 NCAA South Central Regional Cross Country Championship Meet.

Colonels Look to Cap Off Record Campaign with Strong Regional Finish Nov 13, 2009

With a school record finish at the conference championship meet in the books, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team heads to the 2009 NCAA South Central Region Championship Meet looking for a strong finish to one of the most successful seasons in school history.

Colonel Cross Country Turns in Record Day at Southland Championships Oct 31, 2009

The Colonel men clocked in with six personal records and the women's squad posted the programs best ever finish at the conference meet as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country programs produced plenty of highlights at the 2009 Southland Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday.

Colonel Cross Country Turns in Record Day at Southland Championships Oct 31, 2009

The Colonel men clocked in with six personal records and the women's squad posted the programs best ever finish at the conference meet as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country programs produced plenty of highlights at the 2009 Southland Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday.

Colonels Head to Corpus Christi for a Run at Conference Crown Oct 30, 2009

After two weeks away from competition, the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country programs will return to action by looking for their first ever Southland Conference title at the league's 2009 cross country championships on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Colonels Head to Corpus Christi for a Run at Conference Crown Oct 30, 2009

After two weeks away from competition, the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country programs will return to action by looking for their first ever Southland Conference title at the league's 2009 cross country championships on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas.

2009 Colonel Stroll Set for Halloween Morning Oct 21, 2009

The 2009 Colonel Stroll for Student-Athlete Scholarships will help kickoff Nicholls State University's Family Weekend on Halloween morning, giving fans ten and under a chance to trick-or-treat with Colonel student-athletes, the Nicholls Athletic Department announced today.

2009 Colonel Stroll Set for Halloween Morning Oct 21, 2009

The 2009 Colonel Stroll for Student-Athlete Scholarships will help kickoff Nicholls State University's Family Weekend on Halloween morning, giving fans ten and under a chance to trick-or-treat with Colonel student-athletes, the Nicholls Athletic Department announced today.

Colonels Retain Regional Ranking Oct 19, 2009

After taking the top four spots and posting four personal records to pick up their first win of the season at the Southern Miss Open, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team held its ground as the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranked the Colonels 11th in the NCAA's South Central Region according to their latest rankings which were released on Monday afternoon.

Colonels Retain Regional Ranking Oct 19, 2009

After taking the top four spots and posting four personal records to pick up their first win of the season at the Southern Miss Open, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team held its ground as the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranked the Colonels 11th in the NCAA's South Central Region according to their latest rankings which were released on Monday afternoon.

Record-Setting Day Leads to Victory for Colonel Cross Country Oct 16, 2009

Freshmen Dakota Goodman and Brea Goodman took first and second, respectively, the Nicholls State women's cross country team posted four personal record times to claim the top four spots en route to their first win of the year at the Southern Miss Open on Friday.

Record-Setting Day Leads to Victory for Colonel Cross Country Oct 16, 2009

Freshmen Dakota Goodman and Brea Goodman took first and second, respectively, the Nicholls State women's cross country team posted four personal record times to claim the top four spots en route to their first win of the year at the Southern Miss Open on Friday.

Colonel Cross Country Returns to Action at Southern Miss Oct 15, 2009

After three weeks away from competition, the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams will return to action this weekend, just not where they thought they would be. Originally scheduled to compete at the Mississippi College Invitational on Saturday, the Colonels instead signed up for the Southern Miss Open as heavy rains forced the cancellation of their originally intended meet.

Colonels Hold Rank Despite Idle Week Oct 5, 2009

The Nicholls State University women's cross country team maintained it's No. 11 ranking in the South Central Region despite taking the week off from competition. The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association still has the Colonels slotted just outside the top ten in the region in their latest rankings, which were released on Monday.

Colonels Hold Rank Despite Idle Week Oct 5, 2009

The Nicholls State University women's cross country team maintained it's No. 11 ranking in the South Central Region despite taking the week off from competition. The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association still has the Colonels slotted just outside the top ten in the region in their latest rankings, which were released on Monday.

Colonel Women Climb Three Spots in Regional Poll Sep 28, 2009

A pair of top-two finishes in each of their last two meets has driven the Nicholls State University women's cross country team to its highest ever regional ranking as the Colonels jumped three spots to No. 11 in the South Central Region, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association announced today.

Colonel Women Climb Three Spots in Regional Poll Sep 28, 2009

A pair of top-two finishes in each of their last two meets has driven the Nicholls State University women's cross country team to its highest ever regional ranking as the Colonels jumped three spots to No. 11 in the South Central Region, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association announced today.

Colonel Women Topple State, Region Rivals at LSU Nicholls Press Release Sep 27, 2009

BATON ROUGE - With a golden opportunity to solidify their No. 14 South Central Region ranking, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team did not disappoint on Saturday as the Colonels finished ahead of six of seven regional rivals en route to a second place finish at the LSU Invitational.

Colonel Women Topple State, Region Rivals at LSU Sep 26, 2009

With a golden opportunity to solidify their No. 14 South Central Region ranking, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team did not disappoint on Saturday as the Colonels finished ahead of six of seven regional rivals en route to a second place finish at the LSU Invitational.

Colonel Women Topple State, Region Rivals at LSU Sep 26, 2009

With a golden opportunity to solidify their No. 14 South Central Region ranking, the Nicholls State University women's cross country team did not disappoint on Saturday as the Colonels finished ahead of six of seven regional rivals en route to a second place finish at the LSU Invitational.

Nicholls Cross Country Looks for Strong Showing at LSU Sep 25, 2009

Following a strong showing at Mississippi State last weekend, the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country programs return to action at another SEC hosted meet when the Colonels head to Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge to take on a 17-team field at the LSU Invitational.

Nicholls Cross Country Looks for Strong Showing at LSU Sep 25, 2009

Following a strong showing at Mississippi State last weekend, the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country programs return to action at another SEC hosted meet when the Colonels head to Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge to take on a 17-team field at the LSU Invitational.

Colonels Post Second Straight Second Place Finish Nicholls Press Release Sep 19, 2009

 STARKVILLE, Miss - A pair of top-five individual performances led the Colonel women's squad to their second consecutive runner-up finish and the men's side finished sixth as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams continued to show progress at the Mississippi State Invitational on Saturday. 

Colonels Cross Country Finishes Strong at Mississippi State Sep 19, 2009

A pair of top-five individual performances led the Colonel women's squad to their second consecutive runner-up finish and the men's side finished sixth as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams continued to show progress at the Mississippi State Invitational on Saturday.

Colonels Cross Country Finishes Strong at Mississippi State Sep 19, 2009

A pair of top-five individual performances led the Colonel women's squad to their second consecutive runner-up finish and the men's side finished sixth as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams continued to show progress at the Mississippi State Invitational on Saturday.

Colonel Cross Country Looks to Climb Ranks at MSU Sep 17, 2009

After taking a week off from competition following an impressive season-opening meet, the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams will return to action when they head to Mississippi State for the MSU Invitational on Saturday.

Colonel Cross Country Looks to Climb Ranks at MSU Sep 17, 2009

After taking a week off from competition following an impressive season-opening meet, the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams will return to action when they head to Mississippi State for the MSU Invitational on Saturday.

Colonel Women's Cross Earns First-Ever Regional Ranking Nicholls Press Release Sep 15, 2009

NEW ORLEANS - A strong recruiting class and an impressive finish at the season's opening meet has catapulted the Nicholls State University women's cross country team to their first appearance in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association's Top 15 South Central Region rankings, the governing body announced from their New Orleans office on Monday.

Colonel Cross Country Makes First Appearance in Regional Rankings Sep 15, 2009

A strong recruiting class and an impressive finish at the season's opening meet has catapulted the Nicholls State University women's cross country team to their first appearance in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association's Top 15 South Central Region rankings, the governing body announced from their New Orleans office on Monday.

Colonel Cross Country Makes First Appearance in Regional Rankings Sep 15, 2009

A strong recruiting class and an impressive finish at the season's opening meet has catapulted the Nicholls State University women's cross country team to their first appearance in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association's Top 15 South Central Region rankings, the governing body announced from their New Orleans office on Monday.

Colonel Cross Country Impresses at Season-Opening Meet Nicholls Press Release Sep 5, 2009

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Goodman twins posted back-to-back top five finishes, and Lauren Jones finished in the top ten to lead the women's squad to a runner-up finish. Meanwhile, on the men's side, freshman Jordan Reed's tenth-place finish led the way as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams finished fourth and second, respectively at the 29th Annual Southern Miss Invitational.

Colonel Cross Country Impresses at Season-Opening Meet Sep 4, 2009

The Goodman twins posted back-to-back top five finishes, and Lauren Jones finished in the top ten to lead the women's squad to a runner-up finish. Meanwhile, on the men's side, freshman Jordan Reed's tenth-place finish led the way as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams finished fourth and second, respectively at the 29th Annual Southern Miss Invitational.

Colonel Cross Country Impresses at Season-Opening Meet Sep 4, 2009

The Goodman twins posted back-to-back top five finishes, and Lauren Jones finished in the top ten to lead the women's squad to a runner-up finish. Meanwhile, on the men's side, freshman Jordan Reed's tenth-place finish led the way as the Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams finished fourth and second, respectively at the 29th Annual Southern Miss Invitational.

Nicholls Cross Country Prepares for Season Opener Sep 3, 2009

With the 2009 preseason in the books, head cross country coach Matthew Esche is looking forward to seeing how his Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams stack up when they take to the course at the 29th Annual Southern Miss Invitational on Friday morning.

Nicholls Cross Country Prepares for Season Opener Sep 3, 2009

With the 2009 preseason in the books, head cross country coach Matthew Esche is looking forward to seeing how his Nicholls State University men's and women's cross country teams stack up when they take to the course at the 29th Annual Southern Miss Invitational on Friday morning.

Meet the Colonel Cross Country Team Sep 1, 2009

With three days left until the 2009 season opener at Southern Miss, first year cross country coach Matthew Esche is hoping his Nicholls State University Cross Country team can pick up where it left off following a successful spring season.

Nicholls Athletics Seeks Hall of Distinction Nominees Aug 31, 2009

Nominations for the newly established Hall of Distinction are now open. Individuals or groups nominated must have promoted,enhanced or elevated the state of intercollegiate Nicholls athletics and been instrumental in the role that athletics plays in the lives of student athletes.

Nicholls MEN Nicholls Press Release Jul 6, 2007

THIBODAUX – Nicholls head men’s cross country coach Scott Williamson announced Friday morning that Phillip Culotta, Joby Fryou, Brandon Kotzur and Ivan Vasquez have signed National Letters of Intent to run for the Colonels this fall. Jacob Turnipseed will also join the cross country team next season