Track & Field - Archives 2015-16

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Texas Sweeps Weekly Track & Field Awards
Track & Field 04/27/2016

Byron Robinson and Courtney Okolo from The University of Texas have swept this week's Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week awards.

‘Horns and Wildcats Win Weekly Track & Field Awards
Track & Field 04/20/2016

Texas' AJ Bailey Jr. and Kansas State's Akela Jones have been named the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week thanks to dominant performances in their respective events.

Language Barrier? Not in this House.
Track & Field 04/15/2016

When track and field senior Sara Savatovic returns to her apartment after a long day of school and training, she has a decision to make.

Freshmen Bears Sweep Weekly Awards
Track & Field 04/13/2016

The Baylor Bears have swept the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week awards thanks to freshmen Wil London and Taylor Bennett's outstanding performances on the track this past weekend.

TCU and Texas Run to Weekly Awards
Track & Field 04/06/2016

TCU's Ronnie Baker and Texas' Morolake Akinosun have been named the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week after elite performances at the 2016 Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.

Texas and Texas Tech Grab Weekly Honors
Track & Field 03/30/2016

Texas Tech's Charles Brown and Texas' Ariel Jones are the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week thanks to impressive performances on the field and on the track.

Top NCAA Performances Earn Weekly League Honors
Track & Field 03/23/2016

TCU's Ronnie Baker has been named the first Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Male Athlete of the Week of 2016, and Oklahoma's Julia Reedy and Texas' Asa Garcia earn a share of the female award.

Conference Claims 10 Event Titles at Indoor T&F
Track & Field 03/12/2016

Nine individuals from the Big 12 and one relay squad earned national championship distinctions at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship from Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama. The 10 event titles tie the Big 12 record for most in an indoor championship, with the only other occasion coming in 2004.

NCAA Indoor T&F Championship: Day One Review
Track & Field 03/11/2016

After day one of the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship, several Big 12 competitors have excelled and schools are in positions to finish strong.

Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Honors Announced
Track & Field 03/04/2016

The Big 12 has announced its 2016 indoor track and field postseason honors, as selected by the league's head coaches.

Field Set for NCAA Indoor T&F Championship
Track & Field 03/02/2016

The NCAA has announced the participants that will compete in the 2016 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships, including 62 bids from the Big 12. The championships will be held March 11 and 12 in Birmingham, Alabama. Baylor (nine), Iowa State (five), Kansas (three), Kansas State (seven), Oklahoma (seven), Oklahoma State (two), TCU (three), Texas (20) and Texas Tech (six) each placed athletes in the field, including five previous national champions. On the men's side, TCU's Ronnie Baker is back to defend his 60-meter dash title after setting an NCAA-leading 6.51 second mark at the Big 12 Championship. The 2014 shot put national champion Ryan Crouser of Texas is also in the field, fresh off tying the collegiate record at the Big 12 Championship with a 21.73m toss. For the women, Iowa State's Christina Hillman is in the shot put field with a 2014 national championship under belt, and Texas places three previous winners in the meet. Courtney Okolo (Texas) is the defending 400m champion and Kaitlin Petrillose (Texas) took home the pole vault crown in 2014. Okolo is also a member of the women's 4x400m squad that is back to defend a 2015 championship. ESPN3 will stream the meet live on March 11 starting at 5:25 p.m. CT and March 12 starting at 3:55 p.m. central time. A re-air of the championship will take place on Sunday, March 13 starting at 6 p.m. CT on ESPN2 and also Wednesday, March 23 starting at 9 p.m. CT on ESPNU.

Big 12 Sweeps USTFCCCA National Awards
Track & Field 03/01/2016

Kansas State's Akela Jones and Texas' Ryan Crouser have been named the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's National Athletes of the Week, thanks to their outstanding performances at the Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Championship this past weekend. Both athletes shattered Big 12 records and posted NCAA-leading marks in their respective events en route to the national honors.