Texas Tech’s Divine Oduduru, alongside head coach Wes Kittley and assistant coach Calvin Robinson, were honored with awards by the US Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
The 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field 100-meter and 200-meter national champion, Oduduru was named the Co-Men’s Track Athlete of the Year. The junior went 9.86 in the 100-meter and 19.76 in the 200-meter for times that both land second in collegiate history.
Coach Kittley guided the Red Raiders to the University’s first track & field title and the second title for a Big 12 men’s program at the national event. TTU registered the most points by a Big 12 national champion with 60. Kittley was named the USTFCCCA Men’s Coach of the Year.
In his fourth year coaching the Red Raiders’ sprinters and hurdlers, Robinson, the USTFCCCA Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year, watched his student-athletes pave the way for the men’s title. Texas Tech scored 36 of its 60 points in events coached by Robinson, which included individual titles in the 100-meter and 200-meter, as well as a runner-up finish in the 400-meter hurdles.