Emily Infeld and Drew Windle posted impressive results at the IAAF World Championships in London.
Articles with Ashland University
An interview with Jacob Wickey of Medina High School.
An interview with Brent Fairbanks of Austintown Fitch High School
The Grand Valley State track and field team, consistently home to some of the best throwers in the country on both the men's and women's side, have announced that Rob Klenk has been named the new throws coach for GVSU. (via The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com)
Senior Eric Klucar of Ashland University broke the Indoor American and Collegiate Deaf Record in the pole vault with 5.10m (16' 8 ¾"). With this new record, Klucar broke Patrick Southern’s indoor record of 5.02m (16' 5 ½") which stood since February 17, 2006. At that time, Patrick was competing for University of Nebraska and Patrick currently owns the outdoor pole vault World Record at 5.06m (16' 7 ¼"). Klucar is already no stranger at that height and can break the world mark when spring comes. (via www.usdeafsports.org)
Keep up to date with all of the US Olympic Track and Field athletes with ties to Ohio.
LONDON -- There will be less A.G. Kruger competing in the hammer throw at the 2012 Olympics. About 35cc’s less, to be precise. Kruger, the Sheldon native who was a member of the track and football teams at Morningside College in Sioux City, watched a doctor recently drain that amount of fluid from his right knee. (via www.desmoinesregister.com)
Bryn Campbell, a senior at Canal Winchester High School, has chosen to continue his academic and throwing career at Ashland University. Bryn qualified to the OHSAA State Track and Field Championship in the discus throw last season, but his speciality lies in the Hammer Throw, an event not contested in the OHSAA trounament. Bryn placed 6th at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in the Hammer Throw with a toss of 195-2. Bryn also throws the 25lbs. Weight and qualified for the OATCCC State Indoor Track and Field Championship during the 2011 indoor season.
Grand Valley State University has hired Blaine Maag as a throwing coach for its track & field program. Maag competed in throws events during his collegiate career at Ashland and was part of four Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship teams. Maag was also a standout thrower and running back at Columbus Grove High School. (via http://www.hollandsentinel.com)
College signings are always interesting to see, but everybody wonders why one athlete chose one schol and why another athlete chose a different school. Inside you will find out why certain athletes chose the school that they did in their own words.
Ali Tolich, a senior from Austintown-Fitch High School, has decided to continue her education and track and field career at the Ashland University under the tutelage of four time Olympian Jud Logan.
NEW ORLEANS – Bolstered by the return of Galen Rupp, Oregon won its second straight Pacific-10 Conference title on Saturday and swept the first-place votes in this week’s Division I men’s cross country poll.Stanford maintained its top national ranking by winning a highly competitive Pacific-10 Conference women’s cross country championship race Saturday in Corvallis, Ore. The top-ranked Cardinal defeated three other teams ranked in the top seven to collect its 12th straight conference title.
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Big invitational win moves Oregon to No. 1 in Division I men’s cross country poll Abilene Christian carries Division II banner at Cowboy Jamboree Willamette moves up to fourth in Division III men's cross country poll
NEW ORLEANS – After one of the bigger competition weekends of the season very few teams have changed spots. All eight men’s and all eight women’s top-ranked teams stayed the same in this week’s poll as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The polls were highlighted by the North Central region’s teams which picked up four wins over the weekend, two each for the men and women, while a fifth team nearly defeated the defending Division I women’s champs at home. Grand Valley State in the Great Lakes region also picked up wins at Notre Dame in the men’s and women’s Division II races. Abilene Christian’s men of the South Central region also came away with a tie for first place at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree. The Wildcats finished four points ahead of Division I power Arkansas.
NEW ORLEANS – Five teams from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference are ranked among the top 25 in the third Division II men’s cross country poll of the 2007 season.
NEW ORLEANS – After three weeks of competition very few teams have yet to lose their top ranked status in the NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s regional cross country rankings that were announced today by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Several teams have held out some of their top runners in the early meets this season. The upcoming weekend features some of the bigger meets such as the Roy Griak Invitational and the Bill Dellinger Invite which should provide some light on the top teams in the country. This week’s notable changes have come in the South Region where Florida Southern’s men and Alabama-Huntsville’s women have moved up to the top spot. Harding’s men and women were last week’s top-ranked teams in the men’s and women’s region.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced today the Division II cross country regional rankings for the men’s and women’s programs. Not much changed from last week, as all men’s region No. 1’s stayed the same, led by Abilene Christian, the top-ranked team in the Division II men’s national poll. On the women’s side two teams moved into the top spots in their respective regions. Missouri Southern State University is the new No. 1, moving ahead of previously top-ranked Abilene Christian in the South Central region. And Cal State Los Angeles becomes the top-ranked team in the West region.
Great Lakes Rankings for all three Divisions of NCAA Men's Cross Country. Many Ohio teams included.