Track & Field - Archives 2014-15

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Track & Field Weekly Honors Announced
Track & Field 04/01/2015

Morolake Akinosun (Texas) was named the Big 12 Track & Field Female Athlete of the Week, while Trayvon Bromell (Baylor), Michael Stigler (Kansas) and JaCorian Duffield (Texas Tech) shared honors on the men's side.

TCU Student Athlete Spotlight: Ronnie Baker
In Focus 04/01/2015

Ronnie Baker's first love was basketball, but choosing to run track in college changed not only his life but also NCAA history.

Caldwell, McReynolds Earn First Outdoor Weekly Awards
Track & Field 03/25/2015

Tiffani McReynolds (Baylor) and Chris Caldwell (Texas Tech) earned the first Big 12 Track & Field Athlete of the Week honors for the 2015 outdoor season. It is the second weekly honor of McReynolds' career, while Caldwell earned the honors for the first time.

Oklahoma State Student Athlete Spotlight: Kaela Edwards
In Focus 03/17/2015

During her freshman year of high school, Big 12 champion Kaela Edwards, quit the track team after one practice. Nearly eight years later, the junior middle distance specialist has become one of the top women's 800- and 1,000-meter runners in the country, has two Big 12 titles and even has an Oklahoma State University school record under her belt.

Six Big 12 Squads Claim Top 10 Finishes at NCAA Indoors
Track & Field 03/14/2015

The Big 12 had six teams finish in the top 10 at the 2015 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Ark. The Texas Tech men were the Conference's top finishers, taking fifth, while the Texas women, fresh off a Big 12 Championship, came in sixth. The fifth-place finish for Texas Tech ties for the best indoor finish in school history.

Indoor Track & Field Postseason Honors Announced
Track & Field 03/04/2015

The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2015 indoor track and field postseason honors, as selected by the league's head coaches.

Longhorns Sweep Indoor Championship Team Titles
Track & Field 02/28/2015

The Texas men and women are the 2015 Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Champions. It is the first time a school has swept the team titles since 2012. The Longhorn men were last team winners in 2013, while the women defended their 2014 title.

Play Kansas State Women, Texas Men Lead After Day One
Track & Field 02/27/2015

After the first day of competition at the 2015 Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Championship at the Lied Recreation Center, the Kansas State women lead the field while Texas is atop the men's standings.

Indoor Track & Field Championship Begins Friday
Track & Field 02/26/2015

A collection of some of the nation's best student-athletes will compete at Iowa State University this weekend at the 2015 Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship. ISU is hosting the event, which starts Friday and ends Saturday, for the third consecutive year at Lied Athletic Recreation Center.

Relay Teams Honored With Weekly Awards
Track & Field 02/25/2015

For the first time this season, two relay teams have been selected as the Big 12 Track & Field Athletes of the Week. The Baylor distance medley relay team (Mariah Kelly, Kiana Hawn, Olicia Williams, Maggie Montoya) earned the award after an impressive performance at the Alex Wilson Invitational. TCU's 4x400-meter relay squad (Kevin McClanahan, Raymond Bozmans, Sam Watts, Ronnie Baker) take home the honors on the men's side after claiming gold at the Arkansas Open.

Kemboi, Jones Earn Track & Field Honors
Track & Field 02/18/2015

Edward Kemboi (Iowa State) and Akela Jones (K-State) are the Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week. It is the first weekly honor of Jones' career, while Kemboi earned indoor honors for the first time.

Kansas State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Dani Winters
In Focus 02/17/2015

Kansas State's women's indoor track and field team is ranked No. 10 in the country, the highest the school's team has ever been ranked. Junior thrower Dani Winters is one of the many reasons for the ‘Cats rise to national prominence.