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MileSplit is US High School Track & Field's HQ for National Signing Day! Brandon Miles Feb 5, 2014

Wednesday, February 5th is this year's first day that prospective collegiate student-athletes among the high school graduating class of 2014 can legally and officially sign their binding National Letter of Intents to their future colleges and universities for next fall in which they will continue their academics and athletics on a scholarship (full or partial) earned by their athletic talents. MileSplit US will be your headquarters across the country on reporting and sharing of the top national caliber high school track & field senior athletes that will be putting their pen to paper this week and turning verbal commitments into official commitments. Also visit your respective state sites on MileSplit which will be reporting, posting articles, and sharing signing photos of their athletes on local and state level. Email any college choices that have yet to be posted as well as any photos from a NLI paper official signing ceremony or moment to or to your respective MileSplit state webmaster's email address in order to get added and posted.

Cameron Burrell Makes It Into The Record Books Jan 25, 2014

Freshman Cameron Burrell has made his way into the University of Houston Track and Field record books after posting a 6.55 in the 60-meter dash Saturday afternoon during the Cherry & Silver Collegiate Invitational. Meet Results (PDF)

Bunch and Enekwechi Repeat as B1G Field Athletes of the Week Jan 20, 2014

Dani Bunch and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi each defended their Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honor, the conference office announced on Monday afternoon. Bunch broke her own school records in the shot put and weight throw, including a national leader in weight, while Enekwechi set personal records in the same events, school and facility records and a national leader in the weight throw.

Tim Connelly: If His Office Walls Could Talk Jan 17, 2014

Athletic accomplishments, academic accomplishment, personal recognition and a little motivation thrown in for good measure--you'll find all that and more in the Joyce Center office of University of Notre Dame women's cross country coach Tim Connelly.

Enekwechi Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week; Women Earn Top 25 Ranking Jan 13, 2014

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi was named one of six USTFCCCA National Athletes of the Week on Monday afternoon. The announcement came just hours after the sophomore thrower was tabbed the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week. The USTFCCCA also released its Preseason Division I National Team Computer rankings on Monday afternoon and the Purdue women are one of just two Big Ten teams ranked in the top 25.

Gade Takes 10th In Scotland Jan 11, 2014

Oklahoma State's Noah Gade finished tenth in the men's junior 6K at the Bupa Great Edinburgh International Team Challenge, at Holyrood Park, in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Saturday.

Women Surge To Sixth Place At NCAA Cross Country Championship Nov 23, 2013

Under adverse conditions, the Michigan State women's cross country team surged to a sixth-place finish and sophomore Caleb Rhynard earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships on Saturday afternoon in Terre Haute, Ind. The women totaled 236 points to record the highest finish since 2007, third-best in program history, and Rhynard is the first MSU men's All-American since 1997.

Cowboys Take Third In Terre Haute Nov 23, 2013

Oklahoma State men's cross country finished in third place as a team, and Monika Juodeskaite took home All-America honors on the women's side at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, in Terre Haute, Ind., on Saturday.

Kithuka Eyes Second Cross Country Title Nov 22, 2013

Texas Tech senior distance runner Kennedy Kithuka is set to chase down his second-straight national title Saturday as he competes at the 2013 NCAA Championship meet in Terre Haute, Ind.

Men's Cross Country Looks To Capture NCAA Title Nov 21, 2013

The No. 21 Providence College men's cross country team will travel to Terre Haute, Ind. to compete at the Division I National Championships on Saturday, Nov. 23. The men's 10k race will begin at noon and take place at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center.

Kithuka Named Men's Regional Athlete of the Year Nov 19, 2013

Texas Tech senior cross country runner Kennedy Kithuka was named the Mountain Region Male Athlete of the Year Tuesday as announced by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Kithuka Wins Second Mountain Region Title Nov 16, 2013

Texas Tech senior Kennedy Kithuka cruised to his second-straight Mountain Region title Friday in Ogden, Utah and automatically punch his ticket for the 2013 NCAA Cross Country Championship next week in Indiana.

Cowboys Claim Midwest Regional Title Nov 15, 2013

Oklahoma State men's cross country, with one of its patented pack-running efforts, captured the 2013 NCAA Midwest Regional Cross Country Championship, in Ames, Iowa, on Friday.

Maize & Blue Wins Third Straight NCAA Regional Championship Nov 15, 2013

Championship CentralErin Finn raced to a runner-up finish, with Shannon Osika (6th), Brook Handler (7th) and Taylor Manett (11th) right on her heels, to leadthe 14th-ranked Wolverines to their third straight NCAA Great Lakes Regional crown.