Category Archives: Track and Field

President’s Day: A look at U.S. presidents in college sports

President’s Day, which was originally established in 1885 to recognize President George Washington, is now popularly celebrated to recognize all current and former U.S. presidents. For more than 220 years…

Watch: American University’s Liam Purdy wins 800-meter race without right shoe

American University’s Liam Purdy took home first place in Sunday’s Patriot League indoor track and field championship 800-meter race in unusual fashion, after finishing the run without one of his…

Oregon hurdler Alaysha Johnson makes an impact on and off the track

EUGENE, Ore. — Measured linearly, nationally ranked Oregon hurdler Alaysha Johnson is 5-foot-3, but she packs an oversized personality. “She is not a go-along, get-along type person,” UO sprints and…

National Girls and Women in Sports Day: 14 exceptional female athletes excelling in winter sports

Happy National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD)! Since 1987, the day has stood as a way to bring attention to the accomplishments and positive influence of female athletes….

Indoor track and field rankings: Florida men hold on to top spot

NEW ORLEANS — Newsflash: The Southeastern Conference is really good at track & field. RANKINGS: USTFCCCA Poll All right, we’re not necessarily breaking news here but the most recent National Team Computer…

Women’s indoor track and field rankings: Oregon still No. 1

NEW ORLEANS — Take one look at the NCAA Division I Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Team Computer Rankings, and it reveals not much has changed from week to week…