A young squad that featured one sophomore and two freshmen ran the second-fastest time in school history Friday at the 2011 Drake Relays.
The Husky men's track and field team was victorious over the rival Cougars this evening in the final UW-WSU dual meet ever to be held in Husky Stadium. Washington bookended the stadium's history with wins in 1922 and 2011.
Junior Keith Hayes led the way for the University of Kentucky track and field team, qualifying for the finals of the 110-meter hurdles Friday at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. Hayes will compete for the 110m hurdles title at 3:50 p.m. ET in front of an expected capacity crowd of more than 10,000 patrons at Drake Stadium.
DES MOINES, Iowa ---- Samford junior Michael Seaman highlighted the Bulldogs' action at the Drake Relays Friday with a fourth place finish in the men's pole vault. Seaman vaulted a height of 16-10.75 to take fourth place in the event.
An electrifying performance in front of a crowd nearly 40,000 strong at Franklin Field led to a thrilling victory for Villanova in the men's distance medley relay on Friday afternoon at the Penn Relays, where the Wildcats captured their 24th Championship of America title in the DMR and the 94th overall in the program's incredible history at the Penn Relays.
Texas A&M won a third consecutive 4x100 title and its third shuttle hurdle relay at the 117th Penn Relay Carnival while Gabby Mayo equaled the women's record for relay watches with her seventh relay victory.
Picking up some steam going into the Penn Relays this weekend, sophomore Casimir Loxsom (New Haven, Conn.) has been named Big Ten Athlete of the Week. Loxsom posted one of the nation's top 800-meter times in the country at last weekend's Jesse Owens Classic.
The University of Notre Dame men's and women's track and field teams are set for the 102nd Drake Relays Thursday at the Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, and the 45th annual Gina Relays Friday at The Ken Herrick Outdoor Track & Field Complex in Hillsdale, Mich.
The No. 5 Red Raiders and No. 9 Lady Raiders will compete in the prestigious Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Penn., starting on Thurs., April 28 and the Payton Jordan Cardinal held in Stanford, Calif., on Sun., May 1.
In one of the most highly anticipated competitions of the outdoor season, the Nittany Lion track and field squads will be ready to fire on all cylinders, this weekend at the 117th running of the historic Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field, on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Oklahoma Track and Field program will spread out to three different meets for the second consecutive weekend as groups head to California, Iowa and Texas with just two weeks remaining in the outdoor regular season before OU hosts the Big 12 Championships, May 13-15.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The University of Louisville track and field teams will travel to the prestigious 117th edition of the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa., competing from Thursday, April 28, until Saturday, April 30, at Franklin Field. The event will serve as preparation for the upcoming BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.
Texas A&M has the national leading time in six of the 11 relays they will enter at the 117th Penn Relay Carnival held at historic Franklin Field this Thursday through Saturday in Philadelphia.
Western Washington University is sending perhaps the most talented quartet in school history to compete Sunday at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Track and Field Invitational on the campus of Stanford University.Competing for the Vikings are four All-Americans, two of them national champions. They are Ryan Brown in the men's pole vault, Monika Gruszecki in the women's javelin, Sarah Porter in the women's 10,000 meters and Jordan Welling in the men's 5,000.
ACC Outdoor Championships Day 2 ResultsACC Championships- Saturday Start ListDefending champion Mateo Sossah claimed his fourth ACC decathlon title Friday to lead the Carolina track and field team on the second day of the ACC Outdoor Championships. Sossah is the first athlete from any school to win four ACC decathlon titles.
Ngoni Makusha and Kim Williams become ACC Champions in the long jump Friday at day two of the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Bret Hardin continued his impressive first year at Marquette by topping his own freshman record in the hammer throw and setting the No. 2 mark in school history amid inclement weather conditions Saturday afternoon at the Polytan Invitational in Bloomington, Ind.
When Natasha Burse first started her track and field career at the University of Cincinnati, she never thought that she would be where she is today.
Kansas' men's and women's track teams will return home this week for the 84th annual Kansas Relays to be held at Hershberger Track and McCook-Olympic Field at Memorial Stadium April 20-23. The Kansas Relays is one of the premier events held in the U.S. every year, bringing together a collection of talented high school, collegiate and professional athletes for four days of track and field competition.
Texas A&M sprinter Dominique Duncan earned the women's Big 12 Track & Field Athlete of the Week honor. Aggie grad Fabrice Lapierre was named Athletics Australia male Athlete of the Year.
For the second straight week, a member of the Miami University women's track and field team was recognized by the Mid-American Conference for her efforts the previous week as junior Rachel Patterson earned MAC Women's Track Athlete of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.
Junior Jackie Coward became the second member of the UCF outdoor track & field team this season to be honored as the Conference USA Female Outdoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday. Coward was honored after setting two school records at Florida's Tom Jones Memorial this past Saturday afternoon.
USTFCCCA Regional Team PollUSTFCCCA Regional Individual Event Rankings The Carolina men's track and field team is ranked No. 1 in the NCAA Southeast Region in a poll released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Tuesday. The women's team is placed at No. 4 in the weekly poll, and four Tar Heels have No. 1 rankings in their individual events.
INDIANAPOLIS --- Bellarmine University's Elliot Mattingly is the Great Lakes Valley Conference Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week while the University of Southern Indiana's Dustin Emerick is the Great Lakes Valley Conference Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week.
Junior Neely Spence was named the PSAC Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week on Tuesday afternoon by the conference office. Spence posted the fastest 5K time in NCAA Division II history last Friday at the Mt. Sac Relays.
Members of the Villanova men's track & field team competed in one of two meets on Saturday, including the Hurricane Alumni Invitational hosted by Miami as well as the Delaware State Invitational. Both meets produced some strong results for the Wildcats, who had success in both running and field events during the weekend.
The Hoosiers got big performances throughout the weekend to take the men's and women's titles at the Indiana Invitational. The women's meet came down to the final event, with the Hoosiers running away with the 4x400m relay for the win with 203.5 points, to Michigan State's 201. The men wrapped up the meet much earlier, taking 189 points, to MSU's 161. The Hoosiers broke five meet records in the meet.
Cody Riffle (discus) and Austin DeWildt (pole vault) set new meet records, but Michigan fell to Ohio State, 109-94, in the outdoor version of "The Dual."
Newcomer Kaitlyn Good finished second overall in the heptathlon to kick-off day two at the All-Ohio Championships hosted by University of Cincinnati at Gettler Stadium on Saturday morning. Good, who is coming off a victory at the Oliver Nikoloff Open earlier this month, crossed the line first in the 800-meter run (2:17.18) to earn 4697 points in the multi-event competition.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The women's 4x400m relay team set the school record in the event, as the University of Louisville track and field teams brought day two of the Mt. SAC Relays to a close late Friday evening in Walnut, Calif., at Hilmer Lodge Stadium.
Grand Valley State men's track and field team competed at three track and field meets this weekend (April 14-16). The Lakers raced in day two of the Mt. SAC Relays and had four student-athletes hit NCAA Division II provisional marks. GVSU will compete next Saturday (April 23) at the Ernie Mousseau Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich., and the Pacesetter Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.
The UConn women's track and field team competed at the Mt. Sac Relays this weekend in Walnut, Calif. and saw the Connecticut 1,500m record fall. Senior Meghan Cunningham competed in the 1,500m Open Division and ran 4:23.66, lowering the school record she held at the start of the season.
The school record lists will need some reordering Friday for the the University of Arizona's No. 9 women's and No. 26 men's track and field teams as individuals from both squads posted a myriad of impressive results during the second day of competition at the 53rd Annual Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif.
In her first race of the outdoor season senior Sheila Reid (Newmarket, Ont.) shattered her own personal best in the 1500 meters and established a new leading time in the nation with a mark of 4:11.85 at the Mt. SAC Relays on Friday at Hilmer Lodge Stadium. Reid was part of a group of Villanova student-athletes competing on Friday during part of this weekend's three-day meet.
Caroline Jepleting won the women's 1500M open run to highlight the second day of the Mt. SAC Relays for the Texas Tech track & field program.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The University of Louisville track and field teams wrapped up their second day of the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville, Tenn., on Friday evening, at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium, with three event titles.
Western Washington University's Sarah Porter broke her own school record set last season by nearly 27 seconds as she placed fourth in the women's 5,000 meters with a NCAA Division II automatic qualifying time of 15:57.02 on Friday night at the 53rd Annual Mt. SAC Relays being held at Hilmer Lodge Stadium. Porter's time is the second-best nationally this season. She placed third at nationals in 2010 and seventh in 2009.
As the temperature barely crept above 90 degrees, the Hoya distance program made the Hilmer Lodge Stadium in Walnut, Calif., look like their west coast home as they had a strong presence during the Mt. SAC Relays. The two-day event is a highlight on the schedule for the Blue & Gray and the distance program consistently performs well as they travel across the country. There are still currently five races to occur with GU student-athletes competing and www.GUHoyas.com will be updated with those results after they happen.
The Husky track teams brought their best to the Mt. SAC Relays, "where the world's best athletes compete," as the long day of action at the storied meet resulted in four new Top-10 marks and fourteen personal bests.
Sophomore notches a personal best in the 1,500 meters and a team season best in the 800 meters
The Coastal Carolina women's track & field team claimed five first place finishes in the Chanticleer Classic on Friday afternoon at the Coastal Carolina Track & Field Complex.
Richmond's Jenn Ennis, Beth Kelly, and Chris York set personal bests on Thursday night at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif.
Rice distance runner Michael Trejo, from Dallas, won his section and placed seventh overall in the 10,000m run at the Mt. SAC Relays held at Hilmer Lodge Stadium.
Carl Stones set the school record in the 3,000-meter Steeplechase on the opening day of the Mt. SAC Relays late Thursday night at Hilmer Lodge Stadium.
The Florida State men's and women's track and field teams are competing in Auburn, Ala. this weekend as the ACC Championships loom.
Freshman Kayla Parker and junior Precious Nwokey kicked things off for the University of Kentucky track and field team on opening day of Sea Ray Relays on Wednesday in Knoxville, Tenn. Both student-athletes competed in the heptathlon with Nwokey atop the leader board after four events.
The University of Iowa women's track and field team has announced its 2011 recruiting class. The team welcomes six student-athletes to the team from all over the map.
The No. 9 Longhorn men return to the track at the 53rd Annual Mt. SAC Relays.
The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its second National Team Computer Rankings of the outdoor season on Wednesday with the North Central College men's track & field squad ranking seventh.
Midway through the outdoor men's track and field season, 11 athletes would currently qualify for the NCAA National Championships.
Mike Morrison, who captured the decathlon title at the Texas Relays last week, has been named the Pac-10 Field Athlete of the Week.
Montana State Track and Field and Cross Country announced the signing of two more student-athletes to national letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers with the Bobcats.
Competing in cold and windy conditions that hampered performances on the track, Oklahoma athletes still managed to win five individual event titles Saturday night at the Sun Angel Track Classic. The Tempe, Ariz., meet saw Sarah Pappas (pole vault), Eric Bailey (400-meter hurdles), Shawna Anderson (100-meter dash), Jasmine Simmons (triple jump) and Brittany Borman (javelin) all claim titles on the day.
The University of Notre Dame men's and women's track and field team along with Indiana were able to gain border bragging rights over Kentucky and Louisville Saturday at the Kentuckiana Border Battle in Louisville, Ky. The Hoosierland men's team defeated the Commonwealth 103-96, while the women's team won 104-96.
Texas A&M earns a third consecutive outstanding team honor at 84th Texas Relays while Gerald Phiri is named men's outstanding performer. Aggies win six relay titles among 12 victories in Austin.
The University of Kentucky track and field team paired up with the University of Louisville to defend its Border Battle: `Kentuckiana' title but fell just short, dropping the meet on both the men's and women's side by a final score of 103-96 and 104-96, respectively, Saturday at Cardinal Park in Louisville, Ky.
The Lamar University men's distance medley relay team placed fourth at the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at the University of Texas on Saturday.
Six event victories and a new school record wrapped a big day for Husky track as it completed its first scored meet of the outdoor season at the Pepsi Team Invitational at Oregon's Hayward Field.
Senior Fred Samoei won the prestigious Jerry Thompson Invitational Mile to close out a successful weekend at the Texas Relays for the University of Alabama men's track and field team. The Crimson Tide also had select team members compete at the Ole Miss Invitational on Saturday as well.
The University of Arizona men's and No. 11 women's track and field teams took part in an eventful day of competition Saturday. While the majority of the team finished up competition at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas, another small group of Wildcat distance runners headed up north for the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Ariz.
Dan Block's share of Wisconsin's school record in the discus lasted all of a week. Just seven days after matching UW's all-time standard in the event, Block can now claim the record as his own.
Competing in the same facility where the SEC Outdoor Championships will be held next month, the South Carolina track and field teams put together solid performances on the final day of action at the Spec Towns Invitational held at the Spec Towns Track on the campus of the University of Georgia.
AUSTIN, Texas - Wesley Ruttoh won the men's 3000m steeplechase at the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas, Friday night. Ruttoh's set a personal best time of 9:03.11 in the event, a mark fast enough for the 17th fastest in the nation.
Oklahoma athletes captured five titles Friday at the Mesa Classic in what is the first of two days of competition in the Phoenix area. The men's 4x100-meter relay, Conrad Aaron (shot put), Candyce McGrone (100-meter dash), Jasmine Simmons (long jump) and Bailey Wagner (shot put) all finished first in their respective events of the Friday event that will feature many of the same athletes as Saturday's Sun Angel Track Classic.
The Michigan State track & field team opened action at the Sun Angel Track Classic on Friday, April 8 in Tempe, Ariz. Competition at Arizona State got off to a strong start for the Spartans as two school records were broken during the opening day of the meet. Senior Anthony Agrusa and sophomore Beth Rohl set the school records in the men's and women's hammer throw, respectively.
Texas A&M won four events on Friday at the 84th Texas Relays. Sam Humphreys improved his school record by an inch in the javelin while the Aggie sprint medley just missed a school record.
Brian Zimmerman came into his college career like any other athlete. He had high hopes of winning at least one BIG EAST Championship in the javelin, participating in the national meet, and hopefully winning a national championship. He never knew that in a matter of two years, his outlook would drastically change.
The No. 3 Red Raiders and No. 13 Lady Raiders concluded its second day at the Texas Relays with another strong performance.
Freshman thrower Clint Harris recorded a throw of 184-8 to win the B section of the men's discus throw Friday afternoon at the Texas Relays in Austin. Harris' throw set the tone for a strong day of competition by the SFA men and women.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The battle for state supremacy is on the line Saturday, April 9, at Cardinal Park, as the University of Louisville track and field teams will play host to the second edition of the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle: "Kentuckiana."
The UCF track & field and cross country programs continue to add talent to the roster for the 2011-12 academic year. Head coach Caryl Smith Gilbert and her staff has announced the signing of three more student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for next season.
For the second-straight season, the University of Notre Dame teams up with Indiana to square off with Kentucky and Louisville in the Kentuckiana Border Battle in Louisville, Ky. for state superiority. This will be the first scored meet for Notre Dame during the outdoor season.
At its deepest and healthiest in several years, the Husky sprints crew is thinking big after a fast start to the outdoor season.
After playing other sports most of her life, senior Hope Krause walked on to the 2010 Boston College women's cross country team. In her first-ever XC season, Krause was instrumental in helping the Eagles return to the national championship. Along the way, she became an All-Northeast Region member and a USTFCCCA Academic All-American. Below is a little about her story.
The Jayhawks are off and running at the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas for the four-day meet that began on Wednesday. 33 members of the men's and women's teams will see action this weekend and are poised to continue their strong start to the 2011 outdoor season.
The Stephen F. Austin men's and women's track and field team recorded several strong performances on the first day of action at the Texas Relays. Junior Danielle Burchett just missed an individual title in the women's 800 meters. Burchett clocked a time of 2:12.25 to finish third overall.
Texas Tech senior hurdler Omo Osaghae's strong start to his season has earned him recognition being named to the watch list for the Bowerman Award, the highest individual track & field honor at the collegiate level.
Eight teams participated Wednesday afternoon at the Gamecock Open Meet at the Weems Baskin Track on the campus of the University of South Carolina, and the Gamecock track athletes put together top finishes in the final home meet of the 2011 season.
Texas A&M senior Daphne Fitzpatrick is currently third in the heptathlon, just two points behind the runner-up. Action continues on Thursday, starting at 11 a.m.
With 4,100 points through five events, senior Mike Morrison leads a strong field of decathletes after the first day of competition at the Texas Relays.
UCF freshman Aurieyall Scott has been named the Conference USA Women's Outdoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week. Scott, who was a part of three school records over the weekend at the Florida Relays, earned the distinction for the first time in her career.
The Longhorns will compete in their second outdoor meet of the season with the annual Texas Relays.
The Texas women take the track at Myers Stadium for the 84th installment of the Texas Relays.
MileSplit currently has the Florida State men's track and field ranked as the No. 1 squad in the entire nation.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - University of Louisville track and field's D'Ana McCarty was named the BIG EAST Women's Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.
Kansas' men's track and field team was featured in this week's national rankings by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) that were released Tuesday afternoon. The Jayhawk men made their first appearance of the season, while the KU women dropped out of the poll after being ranked 14th in the Preseason Poll.
Junior Neely Spence was named the PSAC Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week on Tuesday afternoon by the conference office. Spence posted a NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the 1,500 meters last weekend at Lafayette.
Seniors Ashlea McLaughlin and Kelcie Wiemann are the latest contributors for Behind The Lanes, the blog of UCLA Track and Field. The two women will recap the Stanford Invitational and UCLA/Tennessee Dual Meet.
2010 Penn State graduate and track and field standout Jessica Babcock has been named the 2010 women's recipient of the Ernest B. McCoy Award, which annually recognizes a senior man and woman who have successful athletic participation with academic excellence.
Chester, Pa. (Apr. 2, 2011) - The Men's and Women's Track and Field teams competed at the Danny Curran Invitational at Widener University, hitting 11 MAC Qualifying marks and earning six top ten finishes. Brian Nerney (Middletown, NJ/Red Bank Catholic) improved upon his best mark of the season in high jump, clearing 1.98m/6'6” and winning the event, while placing sixth in the long jump, breaking the school record and bettering his previous MAC qualifying mark.
The Grand Valley State women's track and field team hit four NCAA provisional marks at the Spartan Invite on Saturday (April 2) evening in East Lansing, Mich. The Lakers were lead by Sam Lockhart, who hit two provisional marks in the throwing events. GVSU will compete next Friday, April 8 at the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.
Dwight Barbiasz cleared 7-3 3/4 for the second straight week to win the men's high jump at the Florida Relays.
Junior Shericka Ward (Leesburg, Fla.) and freshman Samantha Francis (Kingston, Jamaica) were individual winners in the 100 meter hurdles and the triple jump, respectively, and Villanova also won the 4x400 meter relay en route to capturing the team championship in the 46th Colonial Relays at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Counting today's action plus the first day of competition on Friday the Wildcats won six different events and dominated the team standings with 116.2 points. No other team in the field of 40 schools had more than 62 points.
The UTEP track and field teams combined for seven individual titles at the Texas Tech Open on Saturday.
Freshman Kelsey Brown led the way for the No. 4 Oklahoma women Saturday at the Arkansas Spring Invitational with a win in the 800-meter run as the team combined for eight top-three finishes
After two days of competition at the Tiger Track Classic, the Georgia Tech men's and women's track and field teams earned four victories and had nine top-3 times at the Hutsell-Rosen Track on the campus of Auburn University.
With only two individual events scheduled for Saturday at the Florida Relays, the UCF outdoor track & field team made a statement in the relay races. Two more school records fell by the wayside at the Percy Beard Track at James G. Pressly Stadium as the Knights' relay teams put forth a strong showing on the second day of the annual meet.
The Boston University men's and women's track & field teams secured 10 top-20 finishes at the two-day Florida Relays at Percy Beard Track on Friday and Saturday.