Kansas University senior Michael Stigler finished runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles at the USA Track&Field Championships on Sunday.
Kansas University alumnus Kyle Clemons earned a bronze medal in the 400-meter race on Saturday at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Kansas University track and field juniors Michael Stigler and Lindsay Vollmer both entered day three of the NCAA Championships Friday with individual event titles in reach, but neither could reach the top of the podium.
Kansas University junior Lindsay Vollmer sits in second place after the first four events of her heptathlon title defense, Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Kansas University sophomore Sydney Conley earned first-team All-America honors Wednesday, placing seventh in the long jump finals at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
It’s been a shade over a year since Kansas University’s Lindsay Vollmer clutched a bouquet of yellow flowers and shiny national championship trophy in her left hand and raised her right hand high into the air while wearing a smile that tried to make sense of all that had just happened.
Kansas University sophomore Sydney Conley knew her friends and family were expecting her to take first place in the long jump last week at NCAA West Preliminaries. Though she was jumping at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, her hometown, with plenty of supporters watching, finishing first wasn’t her goal. By Bobby Nightengale
At some track and field meets, a thrower can feel slighted. Plenty of spectators come not to watch the discus, shot put, javelin or hammer throw events, but to enjoy the bursts of speed on display around the track. Certain venues even render throwers less visible, sending them to compete outside of the stadium, away from the vast majority of the crowd and the spotlight. Jessica Maroszek doesn’t take such scenarios personally. By Benton Smith
As Kansas University junior hurdler Michael Stigler illustrated by coming from way behind to win the first of his three Big 12 400-meter hurdle titles, it’s not how you start, rather how you finish. By Tom Keegan
Two Kansas University relay teams qualified Saturday for the NCAA Outdoor track and field meet June 11-14 in Eugene, Oregon.
Two more Kansas University track-and-field athletes on Friday earned trips to the NCAA Outdoor Championships based on top-12 performances at the West Preliminary at John McDonnell Stadium.
Four Kansas University track-and-field athletes advanced, and one qualified for the NCAA Championships on Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary.
Kansas University learned Thursday that 41 entries had been accepted into the preliminary round of the NCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held May 29-31 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Kansas University collected three event titles, the KU women placed fourth and the men seventh Sunday at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The Kansas University women’s track and field team moved up four spots to first place on the second day of the Big 12 Outdoor Championships.