Kansas University senior sprinter Diamond Dixon on Monday was named the Midwest Region Track Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
President Barack Obama honored 19 NCAA Division I championship teams, including the 2012-13 Kansas University women’s track and field team, during a ceremony Monday at the White House.
The United States 4X400 relay team — including Kansas University product Kyle Clemons — set the indoor world record Sunday.
The Kansas University women’s track and field team, which earned the program’s first national title in June at the NCAA Outdoor meet, will be honored by President Barack Obama on Monday at the White House.
Kansas University senior Diamond Dixon and junior Michael Stigler earned individual Big 12 Championships as the KU track and field teams closed out the league’s indoor meet on Saturday.
Runner-up finishes from Sydney Conley and Natalia Bartnovskaya were among Kansas’ highlights Friday at the Big 12 Track Indoor. Conley was second in the women’s long jump at 20-81⁄2. Bartnovskaya was second in the women’s pole vault at 14-11⁄4.
Kansas University officials announced Wednesday that the track surface at Rock Chalk Park will be recognized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as the fifth Class I Certified track on United States soil, and will be one of only 105 in the entire world.
Former Kansas University track and field standout Kyle Clemons won gold in the 400 meters on Sunday at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships.
The Kansas University women’s distance medley relay team ran the third-fastest time in school history as KU track and field athletes competed on Saturday at the Alex Wilson Invitational.
For the second week in a row, Kansas University senior Diamond Dixon set a new personal best in the 200 meters on Saturday as the KU track and field teams wrapped up their weekend at the Tyson Invitational.
Kansas University junior Reid Buchanan was runner-up with a career-best time in the 3,000 meters on Saturday at the ISU Classic, site of the upcoming Big 12 track and field championships.
Kansas University sophomore Rhavean King posted one of the best all-time performances by a Jayhawk in the 800 meters at the Tyson Invitational.
The Kansas University women’s 4x800-meter relay team broke a 34-year school record with its first-place finish at the Armory Collegiate Invitational on Saturday at the Armory Track and Field Center.
Kansas University senior sprinter Diamond Dixon posted one of the fastest 500-meter times ever by a collegian as she claimed an easy victory in the event Friday night inside The Armory Track & Field Center. Eleven other Jayhawks turned in personal record performances as both the men’s and women’s squads wrapped up a solid first day at the Armory Collegiate Invitational.
Kansas University senior pole vaulter Natalia Bartnovskaya earned the KU women’s track and field team’s third-straight Big 12 Athlete of the Week award, the conference announced Wednesday.