Stephanie N. Bango
Stephanie Bango is one of the most decorated track and field athletes in program history. She graduated with a whopping 21 Patriot League Championships gold medals, which still stands as the school record, and in eight career indoor and outdoor conference championship meets, she led her team to seven titles and one runner-up finish.
Melanie Buczko Lincoln completed the rare double of winning Patriot League gold medals in the pole vault and 60-meter hurdles. Best known as Bucknell's all-time greatest woman pole vaulter, Buczko Lincoln captured three indoor and two outdoor championships in the event.
Gabi Czaja won 12 letters as a standout for the cross country and track & field teams. She led the cross country squad to 3 East Coast Conference crowns and improved her individual finish at the championship meet each season (16th, 6th, 3rd, 1st), capping her career with an individual title in 1984.
One of the top women sprinters in Bucknell history, Yetunde Daniels Rubinstein '00 graduated from Bucknell with six school track and field records and 16 Patriot League gold medals. A member of the Patriot League All-Decade Team, Daniels was named the Athlete of the Meet at the 1997 Patriot League Indoor Championships
Lonnie Fertik Williard became the first Bucknell woman ever to qualify for a national track & field championship and also became the first Bucknell All-American in that sport when she placed fourth in the heptathlon at the AIAW Division Two National Championships in 1982.
Arthur F. Gulden
Art Gulden led the highly successful Bucknell cross country and track and field program for 31 years before passing away in the spring of 2001 due to complications related to his lengthy battle with cancer.
Tameka A. Hinton
Tameka Hinton '95 is a first-ballot Hall-of-Famer and quite simply one of the top woman athletes in school and Patriot League history. She graduated with a whopping 19 conference track and field gold medals, including four straight in the 55-meter dash, 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash.
Becki J. Marshall
Becki Marshall '02 crossed the finish line first at the Patriot League Women's Cross Country Championship in 1999, 2000 and 2001. Marshall also starred on the track, where she captured Patriot League gold medals in the 1,500 and 5,000 meters as well as the distance medley relay. She earned All-Patriot League honors three times each indoors and outdoors, and she was a part of seven Patriot League championship squads in track and field.
Lynnette McBride won Patriot League long jump titles both indoors and outdoors as a senior, and she was the East Coast Conference outdoor long jump champion in 1990. She graduated with the school records in the indoor 55-meter dash (7.24), 300-meter dash (37.6) and long jump (18-10 ¾)
Judith M. Perry West
Judy Perry West earned 12 career varsity letters in cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, and she was the No. 1 runner on four East Coast Conference champion cross country teams.
Susan Rowland Miller
Susan Rowland Miller was a four-year letterwinner in both indoor and outdoor track at Bucknell, and she served as a co-captain of the track teams during her senior season. Rowland Miller burst onto the scene as a freshman, finishing second, third and fourth in the 55-meter dash, 1,600-meter relay and 300-meter dash, respectively, at the East Coast Conference Indoor Championships.
Julie Sweitzer is one of the most decorated women's distance runners in Bison annals, with honors coming both on and off the track. In cross country, Sweitzer became Bucknell's first NCAA Championship qualifier in 1997, and she went on to place 84th in the national meet. She was the Patriot League cross country individual champion in 1997 and 1998, and she was a three-time all-league and two-time All-East honoree.
Jill W. Wise Smith
Jill Wise Smith became the first Bucknell woman to compete in an NCAA Track and Field Championship when she qualified for the indoor meet in the triple jump in 1988. In addition, she competed in the outdoor TAC-USA Championship and the Olympic Trials that year.