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Read about some of the standout performances at the SPIRE Showcase.
Joe Battaglia remembers Joe Clark, the father of "America's First Family Of Track And Field."
2012 Princeton grad, former Stanford Cardinal and current District Track Club member, Claudia Saunders joined the MileSplit OH podcast to discuss her career.
We talked to J.J. Clark the Director of Track and Field at Stanford about recruiting and more.
Who won signing day -- We review the first official day of the National Letter of Intent period, and have come to a conclusion on some of the early winners
The Germantown Academy senior and Stanford recruit dropped the nation's fastest 5K in a solo effort Thursday.
With four straight years of Vaulting now under their belt, Upstate New York is about to join the scene in a very big way.
We caught up with Sam Thomas to look back at her state title in the 400 and hear about her college goals.
Former Palos Verdes runner makes national news with act of kindness.
Watch Ann Arbor Pioneer senior, and Stanford University commit, Zofia Dudek break 2:10 en route to claiming the 800 win at Akron.
Review results, articles, photos, race videos and athlete interviews from Foot Locker Midwest.
Utah's fastest cross country athlete this fall has committed to Stanford University
For this article, we are taking each of Massachusetts' 10 Divisions and scoring their top 5 runners - as if they were a team. This will tell us how the top runners in each division rank against one another.
Vote for which reigning girls divisional champion winning team will have the best 2019 Cross Country season.
Check out the top 100 returning girls Cross Country Eastern Division 3 runners.
In what turned out to be a two horse race, check out the Massachusetts community voted top Girls Track & Field.
Check out the MileSplit list of fastest Massachusetts girls Cross Country 5k performances in our database.
Check out the MileSplit list of fastest Massachusetts boys Cross Country 5k performances in our database.
Check out which high schools lost a lot of their Senior talent this past year.
Orji won her fourth straight women's triple jump title and Mattis won the men's discus as both qualified for the IAAF World Championship
Before heading into the new season, we are looking at the top seniors boys Cross Country runners from last season.
Before heading into the new season, we are looking at the top seniors girls Cross Country runners from last season.
Analyzing which recruiting class performed best during the national championships.
The defending pole vault champion looking to add a second title this weekend.
Javelin is now a track and field event recognized by the South Carolina High School League.
We caught up with Morgan Foster for a brief interview about her commitment to Stanford University.
The Point Pleasant Boro star was 10th at the Foot Locker XC Nationals and 3rd in the 5K at the New Balance Nationals
Where has one of the best high jumpers in the nation narrowed down her college search to?
The Point Pleasant Boro All-American plans to take just three official college visits.
Tri•um•vi•rate /n: A group of three influential or notable people existing in relation to each other. One year after their spectacular final high school season together, Molly Born, Cailie Logue, and Emily Venters sat down for an on-camera interview that quickly became about much more than just an update about that season. They were open, candid, and revealed some information for the first time. The result was an in-depth look at the lives of three extraordinary young women who might just change how you think about the sport.
Three Florida athletes competed during the morning session on day one of the IAAF U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland and all three advanced to the next round.
We caught up with Jessica Tonn for a conversation about her views on nutrition and how her personal connection with food has helped her as a professional athlete.
The Bolles senior and Stanford finished second in the 800 behind NCAA champion Sammy Watson and then in the 1,500 behind Rachel McArthur of Villanova.
Dustin Horter, Chad Johnson and Madison Martinez dropped fast times at the Brooks PR Invitational.
Chantilly alum and Stanford star, Sean McGorty made the most of his final college race. He crossed the line first.
Collier ran a massive personal best time of 2:00.85s seconds in the 800m
Liberty High senior Keyshawn King set a new high school boys outdoor U.S. No. 1 mark in the triple jump Saturday.
Check out the five most impressive men's track and field recruiting classes over the early signing period.
Check out the five most impressive women's recruiting classes of the early signing period.
Bolles senior Caitlin Collier will go down in Florida history as one of the best distance runners of all-time. Collier recently announced she will continue her academic and athletic career at Stanford University.
Liam Christensen is one of the best javelin throwers in the country. He's held the U.S. no. 1 mark in the javelin the past three years (2015-17).
Orono senior Jake Koffman the state's best discus thrower has committed to Stanford University to continue his academic & athletic career.
Liam Christensen talks with scrunners about Stanford, javelin and the future.
The decision is in for Admiral Farragut senior Brittany McGee. One of the state's top hurdler/jumpers and defending state champion in the 100 and 300m hurdles has decided to commit to Stanford University.
Ryan Hall has had a lot of rivals. In high school, Alan Webb & Dathan Ritzenhein, in college he had many especially teammate Ian Dobson. Read more about Ryan used these situations to help make himself a better.
Ian Dobson talks about his rivalry with Ryan Hall. Stay tuned next time, we will get to hear Ryan Hall's side of the story.
Multi-State Champion Hannah Long has signed a Letter of Intent to attend Stanford University.
Records are meant to be broken. Some records stand for a long time, others do not. Former Xavier Prep standout and current Stanford runner Jessica Tonn’s state course record lasted for a mere five years.
Former Xavier College Prep runner Jessica Tonn will be writing a weekly blog (schedule permitting) for Arizona Milesplit
The Gayles twins have made names for themselves in their high school careers. As they both head off to Stanford this fall, they could not have asked for a much better send off.
In the 2nd installment of "Where Are They Now", we catch up with former University City High School and current redshirt senior University of Oregon runner, Mac Fleet. He finished his high school career as one of the all-time greats from the San Diego Section with a state championship in cross country and track and field.
This is the first installment of "Where Are They Now" as we update the accomplishments of former California high school cross country and/or track and field athletes. Former Novato HS runner, Erik Olson (photo courtesy of Spencer Allen and www.sportsimagewire.com)-class of 2010, is now a senior at Stanford University. He will be participating in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship on March 14/15 at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico. He is the 8th seed in the 3000m. and the 8th seed in the 5000m. His times of 7:50.81 and 13:42.52 now rank Olson as the fastest former Marin HS'er collegiate runner in history surpassing the marks of former Sir Francis Drake HS/California Berkeley runner, Richie Boulet (7:56.00 and 13:49.47).
Three No. 1 recruits -- Olivia Baker, Elise Cranny, and Harrison Williams -- headline an outstanding 20-member track and field recruiting class as announced by Stanford head coach Chris Miltenberg. (via www.paloaltoonline.com)
Blair Hurlock of De La Salle HS (Concord, CA) will atend Stanford in the fall. Hurlock stepped into the national spotlight in October by winning the team sweepstake race at the Mt. SAC CC Invitational and finished the season with an 8th place finish at the Foot Locker Championsips.
Two of the state of Florida's top athletes just happen to be sisters and happen to be twins. Holy Trinity seniors Daryth and Gaby Gayles have been inseparable most of their lives and will continue their college careers together at one of the most prestigious academic and athletic institutions in the country; Stanford University. Daryth says the recruiting process was both hectic and overwhelming at the beginning.
The most dominant girls sprinter in the state of New Jersey has made her college decision!
Saucony Elite #17 Steven Fahy will run for the Stanford Cardinal next cross country season. Meanwhile, watch him compete for a California state title this Saturday! (File Photo by Maria De La Rosa)
Edward Cheserek broke away from the field and took a six-second victory for his efforts. Photo by Alan Versaw.
With 200 meters to go, nobody was going to catch Aisling Cuffe. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Forget about North Carolina-Duke basketball. Forget about Ohio State-Michigan football. Forget about Army-Navy anything. PAC-12 Cross Country trumps them all.
O'Fallon senior Patrick Perrier is one of the top distance runners in the country. As a junior, Perrier finished third at the 3A State Cross Country Championships, fourth at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional, and 19th at Foot Locker Nationals in San Diego. He recently announced his college decision choosing Stanford over offers from Michigan, Notre Dame, and Wisconsin.
It’s been a pleasure having the opportunity to interview some of Ohio’s and the Nation’s best Cross Country and Track & Field Athletes. Most have moved on to pursue their educations and to compete at the next level. We reached out to our interviewee’s and asked them what their experience has been at the next level. Many have gotten back and shared their athletic experiences to date, as well as what their expectations were, some recommendations and also the realities of competing at the next level.
Kemoy Campbell with fantastic run to National record
The Buckeye State will be represented in Seattle at the end of the month when Sam Wharton of Tippecanoe heads out to the prestigious Brooks PR Invitational. Select elite athletes were sent a golden ticket and invited to the event to compete against the nations top performers. Wharton will compete in the Two Mile Run along with sixteen of the nations top distance runners.
The recruiting process was stressful, but enjoyable at the same time for Jack Keelan. The St. Ignatius College Prep senior met a lot of great guys, flew across the country, and got a taste of what the next four years of his running career will be like. After taking visits to Notre Dame, Georgetown, Wisconsin, and Stanford he says the Cardinal won out.
Spring Valley alumna Kate Niehaus looks back at her high school and college experiences. Niehaus also gives insight on what she is currently looking to achieve.
With six conference titles in the past decade, the Stanford women could accurately pronounce themselves as the West Coast power for indoor track and field. The Stanford men, coming off a runner-up finish in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, command a certain respect on the boards, as well. (via www.paloaltoonline.com)
Scotts Valley Highs Vanessa Fraser is fulfilling the goal shes had since she was in the third grade: Shell be attending Stanford next year to compete on the Cardinals track and cross country teams. (via santacruzsentinel.com)
The Washington Post honors the area's top high school athletes from football, cross-country, field hockey, soccer and volleyball. (via The Washington Post)
Tippecanoe senior, Sam Wharton, has decided to take his academic and athleitc talents to "The Farm" and become a Stanford Cardinal. Wharton had a stunning senior cross country season in which he won both the OHSAA Division 1 State Championship and the Nike Cross Nationals Championship, while finishing 6th at Foot Locker Nationals. Wharton also finished second at the 2012 OHSAA Division 1 Track and Field Championship in the 3200m with a personal best time of 9:01.24.
Kithuka over Sambu and Lalang, Seina outkicks D'Agostino and Hasay! OK State men and Oregon women win titles! (Photo by Tim O'Dowd)
NCAA Championships HQ: Find everything here and more, pertaining to cross country national championships.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a successful six-year stint as director of track and field at Stanford, Edrick Floreal has been named the head coach of the University of Kentucky men’s and women’s track and field teams, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Monday. Floreal will lead six sports programs at Kentucky, including men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, along with men’s and women’s outdoor track and field.
This debate is about a whole lot more than two seconds. Today, we publish the first of our 11 Post-Dispatch All-Metro Spring sports packages. In none of the 10 All-Metro teams that follow did we have a tougher decision than the top distance position on today’s team, boys track.(via STLToday.com)
Claudia Saunders has heard stories about her great uncles Joe and John. Oh, if only Joe and John were still alive to see how Claudia, a senior at Princeton, has followed in their speedy footsteps. The Saunders brothers won a total of 15 individual state titles in track and field from 1934 through 1938 for Glendale High School, with little brother John (he was one year younger) earning 10 of those first place medals. That’s one more than Jesse Owens had in his high school days at Cleveland East Tech. (via http://news.cincinnati.com)
Edwardsville standout Garrett Sweatt decided to go past National Signing Day to ensure his college decision was the right one. After much consideration Sweatt chose to take his talents out west to Palo Alto, California and run for Stanford University. says the recruiting process has been amazing and the opportunity to talk to coaches from all over the country gave him an insight as to what college running would be like.
Cin. Princeton's Claudia Saunders is the 2011 D1 State Cross Country Champion and the 2010 State 100H Champion. She is one of the most versatile runners in Ohio and as a Senior, she is one of the favorites in both the 100H and 300H, as well as the 1,600 and the 3,200. OHRunners had the opportunity to talk with Claudia about her high school career and her goals for this years indoor and outdoor track seasons. One thing is for sure, she is an agressive, talented runner and when she walks out on the track, her goal is to run the best race that she can to win.
Lauren Centrowitz Northwestern girls 4x200 1:47.64. Joel Roberson 49.71, Dorian Claggett 49.86. Champ Page 1:04.21
Princeton High School senior, Claudia Saunders, has decided to matriculate and continue her running career at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Claudia is one of the most versatile athletes in Ohio Track and Field history. Claudia has won state titles in both the 100m Hurdles (2010) and in Cross Country (2011), as well as posting competitive personal best marks in the 55/60m Hurdles (8.59/8.92), 300m Hurdles (42.54), 400m Hurdles (1:00.32), 400m Dash (56.2h), 800m Run (2:22.26 i), and the Pole Vault (10-0).
Kate Niehaus, All-American athlete, 14-time state running champion, dedicated scholar and valedictorian of her 2006 Spring Valley High class, added another impressive line to her resume this week: Rhodes Scholar. (via www.thestate.com)
West Florence senior sprinter Lauren Ellis talks about her college signing with Stanford and her final choices.
When Aisling Cuffe was seven years old she went to her first soccer practice. She wouldn’t leave her mother’s side. So when the time came to run laps her mom had to come along. Cornwall’s Cuffe has always liked to stay close to home and the things she finds most familiar.
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Six more individuals and all four relay teams joined the 10 individual Trojans already qualified for the NCAA Track & Field Championships during the final day of competition at the NCAA Track & Field Championship West Preliminary Rounds hosted by Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas today (May 29). During the three days of competiton in Austin, USC qualified 16 athletes and four relay teams for the NCAA Track & Field Championships which will be hosted by Oregon in Eugene, Ore. from June 9-12.
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Eight individuals earned their way to the NCAA Track & Field Championships and Shalina Clarke and Oscar Spurlock advanced to quarterfinal rounds in the high hurdles to highlight USC's efforts on the second day of competition at the NCAA Track & Field Championship West Preliminary Rounds hosted by Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas today (May 28).
AUSTIN, TEXAS - USC's Brysun Stately and Zsofia Erdelyi punched their tickets to the NCAA Track & Field Championships and eight more Trojans advanced to quarterfinal rounds in the first day of competition at the NCAA Track & Field Championship West Preliminary Rounds hosted by Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas today (May 27).
The USC men's and women's track and field team has 22 males and 15 females (which includes four relay teams) that will be competing May 27-29 at the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field West Preliminary Rounds to be hosted by Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.
BERKELEY, CALIF. - Joey Hughes, Manjula Wijesekara and Aven Wright won individual titles and Ahmad Rashad an amazing two to lead the men's team to a second place finish while the women's team placed fourth at the Pac-10 Track and Field Championships hosted by California at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. today (May 16). The men's 4x400m relay team also picked up a title in the meet's final event. Heading into the final day of the championships on Sunday, the USC men's team was in fourth place with 40 points, while the women's team sat in seventh with 17 points.
BERKELEY, CALIF. - USC had seven top five finishes in the eight finals in which they competed, highlighted by Trey Henderson's win in the men's hammer and second place finishes for Brendan Ames in the long jump, Cooper Thompson in the javelin and Brandon Estrada in the pole vault on the first day of competition at the Pac-10 Track and Field Championships hosted by California at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. today (May 15).
The 2010 Pac-10 Track and Field Championships hosted by California on May 15-16 in Berkeley, Calif. will be taped and presented on Fox Sports West as a two-hour show on Thursday, May 20 at 2:30 p.m. The show will be rebroadcast nine more times locally on either Fox Sports West or Prime Ticket as well as airing on various Fox Sports network affiliates around the country from May 20-May 29.
The USC men's and women's track and field team will compete this week at the Pac-10 Championships to be hosted by California at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. on May 15-16. The meet will be taped and presented as a two-hour show on FOX Sports Net beginning Thursday, May 20. Barry Tompkins and Olympic gold medalist Joanna Hayes will call the action, while color commentary will be provided by Tom Feuer. Krista Blunk will provide additional insight from the infield. Check the local listings for the airing dates of the championships on your FOX Sports Net regional carrier.
Shalina Clarke won the women's 100m hurdles and the men's middle distance runners had a strong day leading a small group of Trojans competing at the Occidental Invitational held in Los Angeles on May 8.
The USC men's and women's track and field team will send a few athletes to the Occidental Invitational in Los Angeles on May 8, while the rest of the team will train through the week in preparation for the Pac-10 Championships to be hosted by California in Berkeley, Calif.
Seniors Judith Onyepunuka and Brysun Stately were named Pac-10 track and field Athletes of the Week today (May 3) for their efforts over the weekend at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet.
It was a historic day on the track for the USC track and field team as both the men's and women's teams defeated crosstown rival UCLA for the second straight season, the first time ever at UCLA and clinched the season-long Crosstown Gauntlet competition in a resounding sweep of the annual USC-UCLA Dual Meet held today (May 1) at Drake Stadium in Westwood, Calif.
The annual USC-UCLA Dual Meet being held at Drake Stadium in Westwood, Calif. on May 1 will be streamed live on Flotrack.org it was announced today (April 28) by USC Director of Track and Field Ron Allice.
The second annual USC-UCLA Dual Meet Hall of Fame Inductees were honored today (April 27) at a luncheon in the Hall of Fame Room at the J.D. Morgan Center on the campus of UCLA in Westwood, Calif. The luncheon serves to promote the most historic track and field dual meet in the country between crosstown rivals USC and UCLA which will be held on May 1 in Westwood, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
The USC track and field team has added Jenny Ozorai to its recruiting class for the 2010-11 track and field season it was announced today (April 26) by Trojan Director of Track and Field Ron Allice. She joins Lauren Blackburn, Aaron Brown, Jessica Davis, Loudia Laarman and Jenna Puterbaugh who had already signed National Letters of Intent with USC.
Marissa Minderler moved into eighth place on USC's all-time hammer throw list and was one of 11 Trojan track and field athletes to win events this weekend (April 23-24) at the Tiny Lister Invitational at CS Los Angeles and at the UC San Diego Invitational in San Diego.
Select members of the USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be competing at the Tiny Lister Invitational at CS Los Angeles in Los Angeles, Calif. and at the UC San Diego Invitational in San Diego, Calif on April 23-24.
Freshman Lauren Chambers, who set the U.S. Junior Hammer Throw Record this weeked at the Mt. SAC Relays, was named the Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete of the Week today (April 19).
LONG BEACH, CALIF. - Sixteen different Trojans posted season-best or personal-best marks at the Long Beach Invitational today (April 17) held at Cerritos College in Norwalk, Calif.
WALNUT, CALIF. - Ahman Rashad won the men's Invitational 100m dash and Joey Hughes the men's Invitational 400m race to lead the USC track and field team in the final day of action at the 52nd Annual Mt. SAC Relays being held at Hilmer Lodge Stadium in Walnut, Calif.
Lauren Chambers set the U.S. Junior Record in the hammer and Shalina Clarke and Elizabeth Olear finished 1-2 in the women's 200m dash to lead the USC track and field team in the first full day of action at the 52nd Annual Mt. SAC Relays being held at Hilmer Lodge Stadium in Walnut, Calif.
The USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be competing at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. April 15-17 and at the Long Beach Invitational in Long Beach, Calif. on April 16-17.
Lauren Guerrieri and Colin Campbell won the women's and men's discus competitions and the Trojans posted the top collegiate mark in seven events at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in Claremont, Calif. today (April 10).
The USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be competing at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in Claremont, Calif. while the rest of the team will train through in preparation for next week's Mt. SAC Relays.
Taylor Slingsby won the men's pole vault, John Carley the 3000m, Scott DeYoung the 400m and the men's 4x100m team won the sprint relay title to lead a small contingent of USC track and field athletes competing at the Mangrum Invitational today (April 3) hosted by CS San Marcos in San Marcos, Calif.
The USC men's 4x400m relay team posted the sixth-fastest time in school history today (April 3) to close out the action at the 83rd Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays held in Austin, Texas.
The men's sprint medley team ran what is believed to be a school record, Marissa Minderler and Cooper Thompson moved up USC's all-time javelin lists and Lauren Guerrieri moved into USC's all-time discus list to highlight USC's action today (April 2) at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas.
Hammer throwers Lauren Chambers, Marissa Minderler and Trey Henderson all posted strong marks and intermediate hurdlers Dalilah Muhammad and Reggie Wyatt advanced to event finals to highlight USC's action today (April 1) at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas.
The USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be competing at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas from March 31-April 3 and at the Mangrum Invitational in San Marcos, Calif. on April 3.
Lauren Chambers, Marissa Minderler and Trey Henderson won throwing events to lead a small contingent from the USC track and field team which competed at the Cal-Nevada Championships hosted by UCLA in Westwood, Calif. on March 27-28.
USC's Zsofia Erdelyi bettered her school record in the 10000m race and Blake Shaw moved up among the USC all-time leaders list in the 1500m race to lead a small group of Trojan athletes at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. on March 26-27.
Limited members of the USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be competing at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. on March 26-27 and at the Cal-Nevada Championships in Westwood, Calif. on March 27-28. Blake Shaw, Nate Anderson, Zsofia Erdelyi and the women's sprint relay team are scheduled to run at Stanford, while the majority of the USC throwers and pole vaulters as well as Leah Gaeta in the 1500m will be competing at UCLA. The rest of the USC track and field team will be training through the week.
The USC track and field team has added Aaron Brown, Loudia Laarman and Jenna Puterbaugh to its recruiting class for the 2010-11 track and field season it was announced today (March 23) by Trojan Director of Track and Field Ron Allice. These three athletes join Lauren Blackburn and Jessica Davis who had already signed National Letters of Intent with USC.
The hurdlers highlighted USC's effort at the 2010 Trojan Invitational held at Loker Stadium by winning all four races and now have the top U.S. and collegiate marks in all four events. Also as part of the meet, the L.A. City High School Relay Championships were held.
Head Track & Field Coach Ron Allice talks about the honor of coaching at USC, the great Trojan track & field tradition and the upcoming Trojan Invitational March 20-21.
The USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be hosting the Trojan Invitational at Loker Stadium on March 20 beginning at 9:00 a.m. There are 714 entered athletes and 31 schools which will be represented at the meet from as far away as Hawaii (UH) and New York (LIU), as well as the national power Texas women's team and Washington State. The meet also features the L.A. City High School Relay Championships.
The USC track and field team had another strong weekend with Brandon Estrada earning NCAA Indoor All-America honors in the pole vault at Fayetteville, Ark. and the Trojans capturing 15 events at the Northridge Invitational in Northridge, Calif.
The USC track and field team will be competing at the Northridge Invitational in Northridge, Calif. and at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. on March 12-13. Redshirt sophomore Bryshon Nellum after largely spending two seasons on the shelf with injuries will make his 2010 debut as part of the 4x400m relay team and freshman Reggie Wyatt is expected to run his first 400m intermediate hurdles race as a Trojan. Redshirt senior Brandon Estrada will compete in the pole vault and sophomore Blake Shaw in the one-mile race at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
USC's Brandon Estrada won the men's pole vault and Blake Shaw placed fifth in the men's one-mile run at the Washington Last Chance indoor meet held at Dempsey Indoor in Seattle, Wash. on March. 6.
USC's second week on the track was much like the first as the team piled up the victories at the Ben Brown Invitational in Fullerton, Calif. despite the bad weather which limited the Trojan's efforts on the weekend. Six Trojans won events and another posted the top collegiate mark in an event, while five Trojans posted PRs.
Lauren Chambers had the top female hammer throw and Trey Henderson the best collegiate male hammer mark at the Ben Brown Invitational hammer competition held in Fullerton, Calif. today. The rest of the USC track and field team will be competing all day at the Ben Brown Invitational hosted by CS Fullerton on Saturday.
Virginia Powell won the 60m high hurdles, Jesse Williams the high jump and Duane Solomon placed second in the 800m race to highlight an outstanding meet by former Trojans at the 2010 U.S Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Albuquerque, N.M. on Feb. 27-28. The top two athletes in each event earned the right to represent the U.S. at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Doha, Qatar on March 12-14.
The USC track and field team kicked off the 2010 season at the Rossi Relays in Claremont, Calif. yesterday (Feb. 27) and took home seven first-place finishes.
The USC track and field team will open up the 2010 track and field outdoor season at the Carl Rossi Relays in Claremont, Calif. on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Ron Allice and the USC track and field program hosted its annual Out of the Blocks Banquet on Feb. 21 at the Town and Gown on the USC Campus. During the event the 2010 team was introduced, the 2009 team awards bestowed and this year's Heritage Award winners were announced.
LOS ANGELES - The USC track and field team has signed hurdler Lauren Blackburn and sprinter Jessica Davis to National Letters of Intent (NLIs) it was announced today (Feb. 23) by Trojan Director of Track and Field Ron Allice.
Akene Anene led the Trojans by tying for first place in the triple jump at the Washington Invitational in Seattle, Wash. on Saturday, Jan. 30. USC also had five second-place finishes in the meet.
LOS ANGELES - The USC track and field team will begin the indoor season at the Washington Invitational at Dempsey Indoor in Seattle, Wash. on Saturday, Jan. 30. The Trojans are sending 18 athletes to Washington which will be the first of five indoor meets that USC is scheduled to compete in this season.
World champion sprinter and former USC student Allyson Felix has been named the 2009 Sports woman of the Year vy the Los Angeles Sports Council and will receive the award at the fifth annunal LA Sports Awards on Friday, Feb. 19 at the new JW Marriott at L.A. Live.
The USC track and field team held its annual Challenge Relays today (Jan. 15) at Loker Stadium and the Gold team under the direction of coach John Henry Johnson prevailed with a dramatic comeback.
The USC Trojans' track and field team announced the 2010 outdoor schedule as well as the 2010 indoor meets that select members will compete in, according to USC Director of Track and Field Ron Allice.
Senior Katherine Ellis and junior Zara Luken were named to the Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic First Team and junior Allison Rojewski to the Second Team it was announced today (Nov. 19) by Commisioner Larry Scott. In addition, seniors Chanel Fischetti and Bridget Helgerson and sophomore Leah Gaeta received Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
Former USC track and field great Randy Williams will be inducted into the National Track & Field Hall of Fame on Dec. 5 it was announced today (Nov. 18) by USA Track & Field. Williams, the USC record-holder in the long jump with a mark of 26-8 1/4, will be inducted at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held in conjunction with the USATF's 2009 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind.
USC's women's cross country team placed 20th today (Nov. 14) at the 2009 NCAA West Region Cross Country Championships hosted by Oregon at Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ore.
The USC women's cross country team will compete at the 2009 NCAA West Cross Country Regional hosted by Oregon at the Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ore. on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10:45 a.m. The 6K course is the same one the Trojans ran on at the 2008 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships.
USC's women's cross country team placed ninth today (Oct. 30) at the 2009 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships hosted by the Trojans before nearly 1,000 fans on a beautiful 70-degree day at Sky Links Golf Course in Long Beach, Calif.
The USC women's cross country team will host the Pac-10 Cross Country Championships this Friday (Oct. 30) at Sky Links Golf Course in Long Beach, Calif. This is the first time the Trojans have hosted the conference championships in exactly a decade, when they ran the meet at El Dorado Regional Park in Long Beach. The women's 6K race will start at 4 p.m. and features all 10 conference schools, while the men's 8K race will take place at 3 p.m. with eight school represented (USC and OSU do not have a men's team).
With the Pac-10 Cross Country Championships just a week away, many conference runners are training through the week, some are scaling back their running and others are doing nothing more than adding more stretching to their routine, but not USC junior Zsofia Erdelyi, she competes...and wins. Erdelyi captured the Titan Invitational on Friday (Oct. 23) in Fullerton, Calif. to help lead USC to a second place finish in the last regular season meet for the team.
The USC women's cross country team, ranked No. 14 in the West Regional, will race in its final regular season meet of the season on Friday (Oct. 23) at the 5K CS Fullerton Invitational in Fullerton, Calif. Among the other team scheduled to run at Fullerton are Pepperdine, Cal Coast, Loyola Marymount, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, USD and host CS Fullerton.
Junior Zsofia Erdelyi placed third to lead USC to a second-place finish today (Oct. 16) in scorching heat at the first CS Northridge Invitational in 22 years held in Northridge, Calif. The heat index topped out in the high 90's and forced the race to be shortened to about 5K and 40 meters from the originally scheduled 6K race.
The USC women's cross country team will be running on Friday, Oct. 16 at the 6K CS Northridge Invitational in Northridge, Calif. at 4:45 p.m.
USC cross country coach Tom Walsh said he was looking for his team to step it up this weekend and they did just that by winning the Vanguard Invitational today (Oct. 10) in Costa Mesa, Calif. to capture the team's first win of the season. Junior Zsofia Erdelyi was USC's top finisher on the 5K course which was 80 percent dirt paths and featured some rolling hills, placing fourth despite still battling a flu which has slowed her all week.
The USC women's cross country team will compete at the Vanguard Invitational held at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa, Calif on Saturday (Oct. 10) at 9 a.m. The Trojans added the 5K race to their schedule in an effort to gain some momentum after struggling early in the season with injuries. The main opposition for USC at this meet is expected to come from Loyola Marymount, Biola and CS Fullerton.
USC junior Zsofia Erdelyi made her 2009 cross country debut today (Sept. 26) and led the Trojans with a 13th-place finish at the Stanford Invitational held in Palo Alto, Calif. The 6K race in oppressive heat on the Stanford Golf Course was won by the host Cardinal, with the Trojans capturing 11th place as a team.
The USC women's cross country team will compete for the first time in more than a decade at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. to be held on Sept. 26 at 11:30 a.m. on the Stanford Golf Course. The 6K race will feature a strong 20-team field, including Loyola Marymount, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and Pac-10 foes California and host Stanford.
Senior Katherine Ellis placed 30th to lead USC to a fifth-place finish at the UC Irvine Invitational in Irvine, Calif. today (Sept. 12) as several Trojans made their 2009 cross country debuts and several others remained sidelined with injuries.
USC has seven runners entered to compete at the UC Irvine Invitational in Irvine, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. Last week the Trojans placed fourth at the CS Fullerton Invitational running five freshman and one junior. This weekend, senior captain Bridget Helgerson, senior Katherine Ellis, sophomore Leah Gaeta and junior transfer Christine Cortez will be running for the first time this season.
The USC women's cross country team opened its season with a fourth-place finish at the CS Fullerton Invitational today (Sept. 5) in Fullerton, Calif. The Trojans were led by freshman Christy Ambrosini who placed 14th, with five of USC's six runners in the meet being freshman and all finishing in the top 50 in a field of 262 runners.
The USC women's cross country team will open its season at the CS Fullerton Invitational held on the Fullerton Golf Course in Fullerton, Calif. on Saturday (Sept. 5) at 6 p.m. The Trojans are entering just six runners in the meet which also features Azusa Pacific, Cal Poly, CS Dominguez, CS Fullerton, CS Los Angeles, CS San Bernardino, Long Beach State, Loyola Marymount, San Diego State, UNLV and Western Florida.
The USC women's cross country team is coming off a successful 2008 season that saw the team win two consecutive meets. We came very close to upsetting several ranked teams at the Pac-10 Championships in Oregon.
Trojans Joey Hughes, Duane Walker and Alitta Boyd won gold medals and helped lead the USA team to victory with a total of 56 medals at the Pan American Junior Championships held at Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad from July 31-Aug. 2. USC had six athletes competing as representatives for the U.S. at the Pan Am Championships and they combined to earn six medals.
For the third time this summer Zsofia Erdelyi has established a USC record, this time breaking her own school 5000m record at the European U23 Championships in Lithuania.
USC sprinter/jumper Desmond Hamilton, swimmers Katy Houston and Kazu Miyahara and soccer defender Stacey Strong were among 39 outstanding Pac-10 student-athletes who have been named recipients of Pac-10 Postgraduate Scholarships for 2008-09.
USC sophomore Zsofia Erdelyi broke her own school 10,000m record by placing second at the European Athletics Under-23 Championships with a time of 33:39.89 today (July 17) in Kaunas, Lithuania.
USC will run in five regular season meets and three postseason meets in 2009, including the Pac-10 Championships which the Trojans will host on Oct. 30 at Skylinks Golf Course in Long Beach, Calif. it was announced today (July 9) by USC cross country coach Tom Walsh.
USC freshmen Joey Hughes in the 400m dash, Dalilah Muhammad in the 400m intermediate hurdles and Blake Shaw in the 1500m race automatically qualified for the U.S. junior national team to highlight the Trojans' efforts at the 2009 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Eugene, Ore. this weekend. The top two finishers in each event, as long as they meet the qualifying standard, earn a spot on the U.S. team that will compete at the 2009 IAAF World Junior Championships in Trinidad in July.
The 2009 USC track and field season was another successful one as the women's team finished eighth and the men's team 10th in the country at the NCAA Track and Field Championships.
Senior Irek Sekretarski took seventh in the men's 800m race, the women's 4x400m relay placed sixth and the men's 4x400m relay team seventh today (June 13) in the final day of the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships being hosted by Arkansas at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark.
Ahmad Rashad in the 100m, Corey White in the javelin and Eva Orban in the hammer all finished as NCAA runner-ups to lead the USC women's team into second place and the men's team into third place today (June 12) at the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships being hosted by Arkansas at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark. before 5,430 fans. In addition, Manjula Wijesekara took third in the high jump, Dalilah Muhammad third in the 400m IH, Nia Ali fourth in the heptathlon, Kristine Busa eighth in the javelin and Zsofia Erdelyi eighth in the 3000m steeplechase.
USC qualified two more individuals and two relay teams for the finals and Nia Ali has the day one lead in the heptathlon after action today (June 11) at the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships being hosted by Arkansas at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. - USC avoided the lightning and the rain to advance seven athletes to finals and four competitors to semifinals during the first day of the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships being hosted by Arkansas at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark.
Spring Valley alumna Kate Niehaus talks about her road race win and upcoming track and field season.
Cypress Bay cross-country and track star Emilie Amaro said she would follow her heart to make the best college decision. In the end, Amaro's heart led her to Stanford. The senior announced Sunday that she has made a verbal commitment to run cross-country and track for the Cardinal.''This was a kind of a gut instinct,'' said Amaro, a four-time state runner-up in cross-country. ``I really like the combination of athletics and academics. On my trip there in mid-October they were not trying to sell me on the social life. More as a student-athlete.''Full Story at MiamiHerald.com
Spring Valley alumna Kate Niehaus, a sophomore at Stanford University, competed for the Cardinals today, winning their third consecutive 2007 NCAA National Cross Country team championship. Northwestern alumna Angelina Blackmon, a senior at North Carolina State University, leads Wolfpack with 63rd place finish.
Niehaus 26th overall at West Regional, Blackmon 21st overall at Southeast Regional
GoStanford.com recently launched Spring Valley graduate and distance star Kate Niehaus\' profile.
At the request of scrunners.com, I am writing a journal about my last two high school races: the two-mile at Nike Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, and the 5000-meter run at Junior Nationals in Indianapolis.
There were plenty of great performances this weekend as the best junior athletes in the nation showed up for the USATF Jr Nationals. Among them were those of sprinter Sanya Richards and racewalker Ben Shorey, who were named Athletes of the Meet and set Am
Alabama\'s top prep track recruit, Oak Mountain senior Scott Fuqua, announced today that he will be joining the top collegiate athletic department in the United States at Stanford University.