On the opening day of the NCAA West Preliminary on Thursday, Kansas University qualified four track and field athletes for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Kansas University’s Natalia Bartnovskaya won the pole vault Saturday at the Ward Haylett Track Invitational, breaking school, meet and facility records in the process.
Kansas University senior sprinter Paris Daniels was named Outstanding Female Performer of the Year, and Kansas’ Stanley Redwine was named Coach of the Year by the Big 12 Conference on Wednesday.
The Kansas University women’s track team climbed back to No. 1 in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s top 25 poll, released Tuesday.
Kansas Athletics presented the student-athlete members of the 2013 senior class with their K Rings in a ceremony held Monday night in Kansas Student Union. In addition to the K Rings, the program featured awards presentations.
Paris Daniels earned 23 points, Diamond Dixon 20, Andrea Geubelle 18 and Francine Simpson 15 in helping the Kansas University women’s track and field team to its first outdoor Big 12 title in school history in a three-day meet that concluded Sunday. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University senior Paris Daniels was named the National Female Athlete of the Week, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday.
Paris Daniels won an individual title, was second in another event and ran legs on two winning relay teams Sunday to help Kansas University win the first Big 12 Outdoor team title in program history.
Two Kansas University women’s track and field athletes claimed individual Big 12 Outdoor titles Saturday at the league meet.
Kansas University pole vaulters Natalia Bartnovskaya and Christen Guenther earned second- and third-place finishes, respectively, to kick off the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday.
Kansas University put 22 student-athletes on the Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field teams.
Kansas University throwers won three events Saturday at the Wildcat Open at Baker University.
Michael Tinsley, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist, earned Most Outstanding Male Performer honors by winning the 400 hurdles in 48.77 seconds on Saturday at the Kansas Relays, in front of KU up-and-comer Michael Stigler, who was second in 49.42. By Gary Bedore
Results from the Kansas Relays on Friday.
Former Kansas University pole vaulter Jordan Scott, who had a Jayhawk painted on the back of his head for the 2011 Kansas Relays and the Relays logo etched onto his skull last year, used his mohawk hair-do Friday to honor a city 1,500 miles from Lawrence. By Gary Bedore