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Early Look at 2018 Indoor Track & Field Season

December 26, 2017  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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With the start of Liberty's 2018 indoor track & field season less than a month away, Nick Pierce of the Liberty Flames Sports Network caught up with Liberty Men's and Women's Track & Field Head Coach Brant Tolsma.

Liberty will open its season at the Keydet Invitational, Jan. 19-20 in Lexington, Va. The Flames will then host four straight meets at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex, culminating with the 2018 Big South Indoor Track & Field Championships, Feb. 23-24.

Below is an overview of this year's team, including indoor accomplishments only.

Program Record Holders
Jovaine Atkinson - Men's 60 Hurdles (7.94), Shuttle Hurdles Relay (32.88)
Markus Ballengee - Men's Shuttle Hurdles Relay (32.88)
Jahquez Durham - Men's 4 x 400 Relay (3:13.18)
Jeff Jacobs - Men's 4 x 400 Relay (3:13.18)
Darrel Jones - Men's Triple Jump (50-9.25)
Delaney McDowell - Women's 4 x 800 Relay (8:47.12), Distance Medley Relay (11:48.99)
Colin Schultz - Men's 1,000 (2:23.01), 4 x 800 Relay (7:29.15)
Torree Scull - Women's 4 x 800 Relay (8:47.12)
Michael Todd - Men's 4 x 400 Relay (3:13.18)
Brooke Turner - Women's Distance Medley Relay (11:48.99)
Anna Van Wyk - Women's 1,000 (2:51.47)

IC4A Individual Event Champions
Azaria Kirwa - 2017 Men's 5K

Big South Individual Event Champions
Jovaine Atkinson - 2017 Men's 60 Hurdles
Jahquez Durham - 2017 Men's 400
Tanner Ealum - 2017 Women's 400
Jessie Glynn - 2017 Women's Pole Vault
Darrel Jones - 2016 Men's Triple Jump
Dasiana Larson - 2017 Women's Shot Put
Delaney McDowell - 2016 Women's 800, 2017 Women's 800
Kylie Polsgrove - 2017 Women's Pentathlon
Michael Todd - 2016 Men's 800
Carson Waters - 2017 Men's Pole Vault
Erin Zappia - 2017 Women's High Jump

All-Big South Honors
5 - Jeff Jacobs
4 - Darrel Jones, Delaney McDowell
3 - Tanner Ealum, Michael Todd, Anna Van Wyk
2 - Jahquez Durham, Azaria Kirwa, Dasiana Larson, Colin Schultz, Carson Waters, Erin Zappia
1 - Holly Arey, Jovaine Atkinson, Markus Ballengee, Andrew Crowell, Greg Edwards, Mariel Finger, Jessie Glynn, Kylie Polsgrove, Bailey Reeves, Torree Scull