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KU freshman Zach Bradford breaks 36-year-old record at Kansas Relays

The final day of the Kansas Relays featured a KU newcomer breaking an old record. Freshman pole vaulter Zach Bradford broke a 36-year KU record in the pole vault, clearing 18 feet, 11 inches on his second attempt.

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Familiar faces to KU Relays continue to excel on third day

As he stood in front of the blocks, Kansas track and field alumnus Kyle Clemons crossed his heart and pointed up to the sky on the track at Rock Chalk Park.

Englund sits in 2nd of heptathlon after day 1 of Kansas Relays

After day one of the 92nd Kansas Relays, three Kansas women's track & field athletes sit in the top-six in the heptathlon with freshman Toni Englund leading the way for the Jayhawks.

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92nd Kansas Relays to feature Jayhawks of present and past

As professional, college and high school athletes flock to Lawrence for the 92nd Kansas Relays, Jayhawks past and present figure to stand out throughout the four-day meet at Rock Chalk Park. By Benton Smith

Jayhawks record 8 event victories, KU men win Battle on the Bayou

The Kansas men's and women's track & field teams took home eight event victories at the Battle on the Bayou in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Saturday. The KU men won the team title at the meet, scoring 129 points to beat Ohio State, LSU, Penn State and Alabama. The KU women finished second in the team scoring to LSU.

Dudarev earns Big 12 Co-Men's Athlete of the Week honors

Kansas track & field junior Gleb Dudarev has been named the Big 12 Co-Men's Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the Florida Relays, the league announced Wednesday.

KU track concludes busy weekend of split squad action

The Kansas men's and women's track & field teams wrapped up a weekend of split squad action, competing at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas, the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Florida and the Oral Roberts Invitational in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday.

Jayhawks post 5 wins, 2 NCAA top-10 marks at ESU Spring Invite

Kansas track & field opened the 2019 outdoor season at the Emporia State Spring Invitational on Saturday, with Jayhawks picking up five wins on the day. On top of the five wins, KU sophomore discus throwers Alexandra Emilianov and George Evans each posted NCAA top-10 marks.

KU junior wins 800 national title at NCAA Indoor Championships

Kansas junior Bryce Hoppel highlighted the Jayhawk action on the second day of the 2019 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama.

Jayhawks post 9 wins at Bob Timmons Challenge

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.

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Former KU thrower named to USATF roster

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.

KU thrower claims gold at German U20 Championships

Kansas track and field thrower Lea Riedel won the women's shot put at the German U20 Championships, Sunday in Rostock, Germany.

KU women's track lands on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team list; 17 Jayhawks honored

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.

Finley claims 2nd at USATF Championships

Former Kansas standout Mason Finley claimed second in the discus competition at the USATF Championships in Des Moines, Iowa this past weekend.

KU's Lokedi finishes 12th in 5K; Coppinger 7th in steeplechase at NCAAs

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.