Denise Spann

Former Port Charlotte Athlete Michelle Atherley Transfers From Auburn To Miami Denise Spann Jun 29, 2016

Making a mark in Division I track and field is not easy. To be a freshman in such a competitive environment, and to still be able to conquer the pressure and succeed is very rare. Michelle Atherley, has made serious strides in her first year at Auburn University. Atherley made it to the NCAA DI Indoor Nationals in the pentathlon, the only freshmen to do so; and she also competed at the outdoor championships in the 4x100m relay, anchoring the team. After what seemed to be a great season, Atherley has revealed she won't be returning to Auburn next fall.

5 Things I learned From Sanya Richard Ross Denise Spann May 1, 2016

This week, Sanya Richards-Ross, the reigning 400m Olympic Gold medalist, made it known that this season will be her final lap around the world. Her retirement announcement was heard all around the world, and her fans and fellow US teammates were devastated by the news. Ever since I was 9 years old, I wanted to be like Sanya.

AAU Club Championships Dream Team - E.O.T.O Elite Denise Spann Jul 16, 2015

The future of South Florida track and field are on their way to the USATF Junior Olympics in a little more than two weeks, but before they dominate on their own with their respective clubs, they have decided to join forces for the AAU Club Championships.

Spotlight Q&A: Daishon Spann Denise Spann May 8, 2015

As an athlete only in the 8th grade, Daishon Spann has multiple national championships not only in the 800m, but the 400m as well. This lady is an all around athlete and competes in the 100mh, high jump, 200m, 400m and the 800m. She also competes in a few multi events during the summer.

Track 101: Mentally Preparing For A Race Denise Spann Feb 26, 2015

There are some races that you can never imagine yourself running even if it helps you become a better athlete. I'm pretty sure that's how a 400m/800m runner feels when they are asked to run cross country and it's definitely how I feel when my coach tells me I have to run the 800m.

In Her Own Words: Denise Spann - In The Blink Of An Eye Denise Spann Feb 5, 2015

Track season is literally a few weeks away and I honestly can't believe that it's my senior season. There have been many days where I didn't think I'd make it to where I am now. If you were going to tell me when I was a freshman that I would break both of my ankles and lose sophomore eligibility, but still be able to be sign to Michigan State (a Division I university and top 25 preseason college team), and have one last season to put myself out on the track for the world to see… I wouldn't believe it.

Around The Track: Early South Florida Signees Denise Spann Jan 21, 2015

As the outdoor season is approaching many people may be wondering where this year's seniors are going to spend the next four years for their athletic careers. In South Florida a few of the nation's top track athletes got to sign early in the November period to some of the best schools in the country.