The University of Kansas track & field team opened the 2018-19 indoor season by hosting the Bob Timmons Challenge at Anschutz Sports Pavilion Friday, taking home nine event victories as a team.
Kansas track and field alum Mason Finley was named to the USA Track & Field roster for the 2018 North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Senior Championships. The event will be held at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada, August 10-12.
Kansas track and field thrower Lea Riedel won the women's shot put at the German U20 Championships, Sunday in Rostock, Germany.
After posting a combined grade-point average of 3.35, the hard work in the classroom paid off for Kansas women's track and field team with being placed on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team list on Thursday.
Former Kansas standout Mason Finley claimed second in the discus competition at the USATF Championships in Des Moines, Iowa this past weekend.
Already a 2018 national champion in the 10K, University of Kansas distance runner extraordinaire Sharon Lokedi completed her NCAA outdoor track and field career Saturday night, in Eugene, Ore., with a 12th-place finish in the women’s 5K race at the NCAA Championships.
Ottawa High product Kord Ferguson (third place in the discus throw) and Kansas sophomore Bryce Hoppel (fourth in the 800 meters) earned first-team All-America honors at the NCAA track and field outdoor championships on Friday at Oregon's Hayward Field.
Kansas standout distance runner Sharon Lokedi won the 10,000 meters on Day 2 of the NCAA outdoor track and field championships on Thursday at Oregon's Hayward Field with a meet record time of 32:09.2.
Kansas sophomore Gleb Dudarev won the men's hammer throw to lead the KU track and field team on Day 1 of the NCAA West Preliminaries on Thursday at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento.
Two days after securing her third 10,000-meter conference title in a row, Kansas senior Sharon Lokedi had another repeat gold-medal performance left in her legs.
When Kansas freshman Alexandra Emilianov released her fifth and final discus throw of the night Saturday at Baylor’s Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium, it set program, stadium and Big 12 Track and Field Championship records.
Kansas senior Sharon Lokedi’s final journey to the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championship looked a lot like her previous two when the distance runner from Kenya captured her third consecutive league title in the 10,000 meters race on Friday.
When an athlete takes up track and field at the age of 17 and within four months becomes the national junior champion of Moldova, word has a way of spreading to college coaches in the United States.
If an athlete could be inducted into a collegiate Hall of Fame twice, Diamond Dixon would have as good a shot of any: Once for her athletic achievements. Once more for what her name has meant to the program.
Kansas sophomore Gleb Dudarev put together a record-breaking performance in he men's hammer throw at the Kansas Relays on Friday at Rock Chalk Park, as he won the competition with a throw of 256 feet (78.04 meters). Dudarev’s personal-best throw broke a 35-year-old Kansas Relays record, the KU school record and Rock Chalk Park record. The throw not only etched Dudarev’s name all over the Kansas record books, but it gave him the top mark in the NCAA and fifth best in the world this year.