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The next step Jun 9, 2015

Cincinnati's Hurd gets chance to add to successful year at track & field nationals (via NCAA.com)

Competing at the Next Level: Alyssa McBride Mark Stonecipher Apr 3, 2013

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.

Seaton Receives Three-Year Contract Extension Todd Grasley Dec 21, 2012

UC women's track & field and cross country head coach Susan Seaton has received a three-year contract extension, through the 2015-16 season. The new agreement comes after a 2011-12 seasons that saw the Bearcats finish second in the BIG EAST indoor championship and fourth in outdoor, qualify 10 student-athletes for the NCAA finals and have three finish as All-Americans. (via www.gobearcats.com)

Payne & Somerville Run Friday Night At U.S. Olympic Trials Jun 29, 2012

A pair of University of Cincinnati hurdlers, current student-athlete Terrence Somerville and former student-athlete David Payne, will run in the 110 hurdles Friday at the U.S. Olympic Trials scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

Eric Finan Named Capital One First-Team Academic All-American Jun 21, 2012

University of Cincinnati senior Eric Finan was named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Men's and Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday.

UC Athletics Braces for Busy Summer of Facility Upgrades Jun 8, 2012

While many students and faculty members look forward to a break from classes as the 2011-12 academic year approaches its end, the University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics is gearing up for a number of facility-enhancement projects over the course of the summer.

Klump Advances To Finals At NCAA Outdoor Championships Jun 6, 2012

University of Cincinnati student-athlete Kathy Klump set a school record and advanced to the finals of the 800 meters on day one of the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.

Track & Field Qualifies Two More For NCAA Championship May 25, 2012

Michelle Eby (pole vault) and Kathy Klump (800 meters) punched their tickets for Drake Stadium Friday, qualifying for the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championship after strong performances at the NCAA East Preliminary at Hodges Field in Jacksonville, Fla.

Track & Field Sends 15 To Jacksonville For NCAA East Preliminary May 23, 2012

Fifteen University of Cincinnati track and field student-athletes will be in action this weekend during the 2012 NCAA Division I Track & Field East Preliminary Round running from Thursday, May 24 to Saturday, May 26 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.

Cotten Leads Heptathlon After Day One Of BIG EAST Championships May 4, 2012

Championship Central | Jasmine Cotten leads the heptathlon and Kaitlyn Good sits fifth in striking distance after the opening day of competition at the 2012 BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at USF Track & Field Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

Portis Leading And Performing On Track For Bearcats Apr 26, 2012

The mark of a good collegiate student-athlete is showing improvement each year. From where she sits today, Bearcat junior Shanay Portis fits the bill. But thanks to a strong work ethic and natural talent, the "good" could become "great" before her career comes to a close.

Track & Field Wraps Miami Invitational Apr 7, 2012

A group of University of Cincinnati track and field student-athletes took part in the Miami Invitational this past weekend at the RedHawks' Miami Invitational at the George L. Rider Track.

Head Coach Seaton Honored as Local Women's Coach of the Year Apr 3, 2012

Women's track and field head coach Susan Seaton was named College Coach of the Year by the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Women's Sports Association. The organization also selected senior Jasmine Cotten as Sportswoman of the Year for Track and Field. Both were selected based on their achievements in athletics and service to the community.

Men's Track & Field Closes Out Run At Alabama Relays Mar 24, 2012

The University of Cincinnati men's track and field team got an event win from Dailyn Moore and a strong run from Maurice Norman on the final day of action at the Alabama Relays inside the Sam Bailey Track & Field Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Bearcats Eye Big Prize As Outdoor Season Kicks Off Mar 15, 2012

Looking to build upon the momentum gained from a program-best runner-up finish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, the UC Women's Track and Field squad opens its outdoor campaign this weekend with an eye on an even bigger prize--a BIG EAST Championship. And with a team built around two reigning All-Americans and multiple postseason qualifiers from a year ago, head coach Susan Seaton is confident entering the 2012 campaign.

Senior-Laden 'Cats Looking To Make Splash In 2012 Mar 13, 2012

In his 31 years as the head coach of the UC Men's Track and Field team, Bill Schnier has seen a great deal. So when he looks at his 2012 squad and sees the potential for a strong season, it is likely that he knows what he is talking about.

Cotten & Klump Earn All-America Honors At NCAA Indoor Meet Mar 10, 2012

University of Cincinnati student-athletes Jasmine Cotten (pentathlon) and Kathy Klump (800 meters) earned All-America honors on the second day of action at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, Saturday at Boise State University's Jacksons Track at the Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho.

Track & Field Closes Day One At NCAA Indoor Championships Mar 10, 2012

University of Cincinnati senior Kathy Klump qualified for the 800 meter final Saturday and two other Bearcats were in action Friday on the opening day of the 2012 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at Boise State University's Jacksons Track at the Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho.

Track & Field Earns Two USTFCCCA Regional Honors Mar 7, 2012

University of Cincinnati student-athlete Jasmine Cotten was named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Great Lakes Region Indoor Field Athlete of the Year and women's head coach Susan Seaton was named Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year Wednesday.

USTFCCCA Region Award Winners Announced for DI and DII Indoor Track & Field Mar 6, 2012

Ohioans Rake in USTFCCCA Region Award Winners for  Indoor Track & Field Erik Kynard (Toledo Rogers), Gray Horn (Waynesfiled-Goshen), Christina Manning (Ohio State), Emily Infeld (Beaumont), Jasmine Cotten (University of Cincinnati), John Gaugenti (Bluffton High School), Ryan Loughney (Ashland University), Lauren Sloan (Reynoldsburg), Marc Arce (Coach at University of Findlay)  and Susan Seaton (Coach at University of Cincinnati) all earn Regional Athlete/Coach of the year awards. (via USTFCCCA)

Track & Field Qualifies Three For NCAA Indoor Meet Mar 5, 2012

Three University of Cincinnati student-athletes, Jasmine Cotten, Kathy Klump and Terrence Somerville, will compete at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, set to run March 9-10 in Nampa, Idaho inside Boise State University's Jacksons Track at the Idaho Center.

Klump Qualifies For NCAA Indoor Meet In 800 Meters Mar 3, 2012

Kathy Klump clocked a school record in the 800 meters and earned an automatic qualifying slot in the 2012 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship Saturday, as the University of Cincinnati track squad wrapped up action at the Alex Wilson Invitational inside the Loftus Sports Center on the campus of Notre Dame University in South Bend, Ind.

Cotten Comes Full Circle To Second BIG EAST Championship Feb 27, 2012

Jasmine Cotten's college career has been far from conventional. It's had its share of lows--the injuries, the bad attitudes and highs--the school records, the BIG EAST Championships and on Oct. 22, 2010 the ultimately high, motherhood. But after her performance at the 2012 BIG EAST Indoor Track and Field Championships, Cotten's career has now come full circle.

Track & Field Places Second At BIG EAST Indoor Championship Feb 19, 2012

The University of Cincinnati indoor track and field team placed a program-best second place Sunday at the 2012 BIG EAST Conference Indoor Track & Field Championship at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory in New York City.

Track & Field Snags Two Titles On Day One Of BIG EAST Meet Feb 18, 2012

The University of Cincinnati indoor track and field team picked up a pair of individual titles and sits in first place after day one of competition at the 2012 BIG EAST Conference Indoor Track & Field Championship at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory in New York City.

Erika Hurd to compete at Cincinnati University Feb 8, 2012

    Erika Hurd to compete at Cincinnati University Manchester Valley High School is pleased to announce the signing of Erika Hurd to compete at Cincinnati University.  She signed her National Letter of Intent to run track on Tuesday in front of family, teammates, teachers, and Administration.  Erika is a 5 time Maryland State champ, two for indoor High Jump, two for outdoor High jump and one in the Indoor 55m Dash. She also holds 7 MVHS records.  

2012 College Signings: Why They Chose Their Schools Feb 8, 2012

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.

College Commitments: Weishaar - Samford, Svec - EKU, Richardson - Cumberlands, Rohmann - Cincy Jonathan Grooms Jan 14, 2012

  Athletes, Coaches, and Parents it is once again the time of the year, let the senior commitments begin.  Please let me know via email at jonathan@kytrackxc.com or message me on Facebook when you commitment to a school for next year.  I will update the signing/commitment list, which is located at: https://ky.milesplit.com/signings.  If one of your teammates lets me know, I will double check with you, your parent, or a coach. Thanks, Jonathan Grooms, KYtrackXC.com

Expectations High for Indoor Track & Field Squad Dec 9, 2011

Anticipation is building for this year's University of Cincinnati's women's indoor track and field season. Coach Seaton is impressed by her team's talent level, especially after last week's Intrasquad meet where records were broken by in the 55 meter hurdles, 800 meter, high jump, and 4-by-400 meter relay. Coach Seaton without a doubt has high expectations for the women's team this year.

Cincinnatus Freshman is a Scholar and an Athlete Nov 18, 2011

Brian Barney says he remembers telling his mom that he really wanted to make the University of Cincinnati his college home. The 19-year-old health sciences major and member of the UC men's track & field team adds that he was also stunned when he became one of 10 incoming freshmen to receive a full, $88,000 Cincinnatus Presidential award to cover tuition, fees, room and board and books over four years.

Finan Leads Cross Country At Great Lakes Regional Meet Nov 12, 2011

University of Cincinnati senior Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) was the second overall finisher at the NCAA Great Lakes Region men's cross country championship meet Saturday, likely qualifying him for the NCAA men's cross country national championship meet.

Winning Isn't Everything Nov 11, 2011

All season, senior Eric Finan has been focused on the NCAA National Championship meet. While he became the All-Ohio and BIG EAST Champion, as well as a top-three finisher at Pre-Nationals along the way, he has always had his sights set on competing on the national stage.

Bearcats "Expect to Win" BIG EAST Titles Oct 28, 2011

This year's University of Cincinnati men and women cross country teams are different than past years. Both "expect to win" which is the attitude and motto they have for this season. Unfortunately, it's going to take much more than just expecting to win in order for both Bearcat teams to be successful at the BIG EAST Conference Championship this Saturday October 29th in Louisville, Ky. A plan is made and if it's carried out successfully the Bearcats in theory should do well and possibly be in contentions to win. This team has a quiet confidence, not to be mistaken for cockiness because they are still humble.

Cross Country Preps For BIG EAST Championships Saturday Oct 28, 2011

Championship Central | Live Results | Video | The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams will compete at the BIG EAST championships on Saturday. The meet will be hosted by the University of Louisville and will take place at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park.

Bearcats Face Toughest Test Yet at Pre-Nationals Oct 13, 2011

The women's and undefeated men's cross country tem are preparing for the NCAA Pre-Nationals meet in Terre Haute, Ind., on October 16. It's a great meet filled with many great teams. It's set up to prepare possible national qualifiers for the NCAA Championships Nov. 12 and allow all athletes a chance to compete at the same location in which the national championship will be held.

Finan, UC Men Win All-Ohio Championships Sep 30, 2011

Senior Eric Finan won the All-Ohio Championships hosted by Cedarville University on Friday afternoon. Finan, who was an All-Ohio runner-up the previous two seasons, was followed by junior teammate Oliver Book, who took second (24:58.49). Finan's time of 24:44.49 was good for eighth-place on the meet's all-time Top 25 list. Together, the duo powered the University of Cincinnati men's cross country team to a first-place victory.

The Book on Running Sep 28, 2011

Oliver Book of the University of Cincinnati's cross country and track and field teams is a great representation of an athlete who has a passion for what he does, which is run. It's basically second nature and a part of whom he has become. Training isn't really an obligation, if anything it's a natural part of his everyday life. A drive is deeply rooted within him that goes beyond running for sport. No doubt he wants to improve as an athlete, but he runs because he loves to.

Men's Cross Country Tops Field At Commodore Classic Sep 17, 2011

The University of Cincinnati men's cross country team claimed first-place team and individual honors at the Commodore Classic, hosted by Vanderbilt University. UC also claimed fifth place in the women's race.

Changes of Scenery Benefitting Zukowski Sep 14, 2011

The beginning of an athletic season represents a fresh start, new beginnings and new opportunities for the athletes of its sport. As many coaches know, opportunity is like potential, it means nothing unless it is capitalized on. Alison Zukowski, a University of Cincinnati women's cross country runner, is a transfer from the University of Delaware who knows about fresh starts and preparing to make the best of them. She has ranked the highest on the women's cross country team the last two meets. Credit for her newly acquired success can be given to her good work ethic, a new focus, change of scenery and good friends.

Cross Country Wins Three Events At VMI Relays Sep 2, 2011

The University of Cincinnati cross country teams opened up the season in strong form winning the men's and women's two-person team relays and the men's team event at the VMI Relays, Friday at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va.

Cross Country Teams Build Team Culture at Camp Aug 24, 2011

For the last 11 years the University of Cincinnati's men's and women's cross country teams have traveled to Greenbrier Youth Camp to spend a week in preparation for the upcoming season. This year from August 29th through September 4th, the team will travel to Lewisburg, W. Va., where it all began, the birth of the camps and their creator, head coach Bill Schnier.

Schnier, Corbitt Humbly Inducted Into Area Hall Of Fame Jul 14, 2011

The Greater Cincinnati Running Hall of Fame is honoring the University of Cincinnati's own head cross country and men's track and field coach Bill Schnier and deceased former Bearcat Ted Corbitt, also known as the "Father of American Distance Running." These are two men who have contributed greatly to running as a sport and specifically with cross country, track and field, marathons and ultra-running. Both of these great men speak with awareness for all they have done, but modestly about their accomplishments.

Greater Cincinnati Running Hall of Fame Honors Schnier, Corbitt and Wahle Jul 8, 2011

University of Cincinnati head track and field and cross country coach Bill Schnier and former Bearcat Ted Corbitt have been selected for induction into the inaugural Greater Cincinnati Running Hall of Fame class. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, August 7, at the Original Montgomery Inn Restaurant in Montgomery. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Track & Field Teams Building Culture Of Success Jun 30, 2011

The 2011 University of Cincinnati's men's and women's track and field outdoor season was filled with championships and great accomplishments. Overall both teams accumulated a total of three All-Americans, three BIG EAST champions, one Junior National qualifier, 16 NCAA First Round qualifiers, and three NCAA Final round qualifiers.

Wineberg Advances To Semifinals Of 400m At USATF Championships Jun 24, 2011

University of Cincinnati assistant track coach Mary Wineberg advanced to the semifinals of the women's 400-meter dash Thursday to lead a trio of Bearcats who competed on the opening day of the 2011 USA Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Four Bearcats Head To USA T&F Outdoor Championships Jun 22, 2011

A group of four current and former University of Cincinnati student-athletes are set to compete at the 2011 USA Track & Field Junior and Senior Outdoor Championships Thursday through Saturday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Now A Mom, Wineberg Working Hard Back On Track Jun 16, 2011

The University of Cincinnati's own Mary Wineberg has her eyes set on the 2012 Olympics in London, England. She is commonly known for being a 2008 Olympic gold medalist on the United States 4x400 meter relay team. Wineberg is proud of what she has accomplished on the track and now has a new pride off of it, a daughter that goes by the name of Brooklyn Marie Wineberg. Since having her baby on August 3rd, 2009, Wineberg has had to make the adjustment from being just an athlete and a wife, to also being a mother. Physically she has been recovering from the effects of pregnancy and taking off a year because of it.

All Three Bearcats Leave NCAAs with All-America Honors Jun 11, 2011

University of Cincinnati juniors Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) and Terrence Somerville (Akron, Ohio/Butchel) earned All-America honors Saturday at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Drake University.

Somerville & Finan To Compete For UC's 1st Track Title Live on CBS Jun 10, 2011

University of Cincinnati juniors Terrence Somerville (Akron, Ohio/Butchel) and Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) will compete back-to-back in their respective events Saturday during CBS' national broadcast of the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships from 1-3 p.m. ET at Drake University.

Somerville Advances To Finals Of 110m Hurdles Jun 9, 2011

University of Cincinnati junior Terrence Somerville (Akron, Ohio/Butchel) advanced to the finals of the men's 110-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships after placing first in the second heat of the semifinals Thursday at Drake University.

Klump Earns 2nd Team All-America Honors In The 800m Jun 8, 2011

University of Cincinnati distance runner Kathy Klump (Aurora, Ind./South Dearborn) earned Second Team All-America honors Wednesday in the women's 800-meter race at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium.

Track & Field Set For NCAA Championships Jun 7, 2011

Three University of Cincinnati student-athletes - Terrence Somerville (Akron, Ohio/Buchtel), Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) and Kathy Klump (Aurora, Ind./South Dearborn) - are set to compete at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Thursday through Saturday at Drake (University) Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.

Finan, Somerville Advance to NCAA Finals May 28, 2011

Senior Eric Finan and junior Terrence Somerville each advanced to the NCAA Track and Field finals on Saturday (May 28) at the East Region preliminaries at the Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex.

Burse, Klump, Somerville Excel at NCAA East Regional May 27, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field teams got solid performances from Natasha Burse, Kathy Klump, and Terrence Somerville on Friday (May 27) at the NCAA Championships East Preliminary at the Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex.

T&F Concludes Regular Season May 15, 2011

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams concluded regular-season competition at the Cardinal Twilight late Friday evening at Cardinal Park Track and Soccer Stadium.

Four Bearcats Earn University Recognition May 14, 2011

Four senior student-athletes will be honored at the University's All Recognition Ceremony on Sunday evening, including Shelly Bellman (women's basketball), Brian Berling (track & field), Stephen Cunningham (swimming & diving) and Ksenia Slynko (tennis).

T&F Heads To Ky. For Cardinal Twilight May 13, 2011

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams wrap up regular-season outdoor action Friday at the Cardinal Twilight at Cardinal Park Track and Soccer Stadium.

Track & Field Teams Pleased With BIG EAST Results May 10, 2011

The BIG EAST Championships last weekend proved to be an exciting meet for both the men's and women's track and field teams, as both teams came out of the weekend with at least one conference champion.

Bearcats Wrap Up Day One at BIG EAST Championships May 7, 2011

VILLANOVA, Pa. - The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up the first day of competition on Friday (May 6) at the 2011 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships at the Jumbo Elliott Track.

Bearcats Set For BIG EAST T&F Outdoor Championships May 5, 2011

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams are set to compete at the BIG EAST Track & Field Outdoor Championships Friday through Sunday at Villanova Stadium's Goodreau Field and Jumbo Elliott Track.

Somerville Wins Maury White Award May 2, 2011

University of Cincinnati student-athlete Terence Somerville (Akron, Ohio/Buchtel) was named the winner of the Maury White Award for his performance at the 2011 Drake Relays, Drake University Athletics announced on Monday.

UC Shines at Drake Relays and RedHawk Invite Apr 30, 2011

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams showcased a number of admirable performances, including three new school records, Saturday at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa and the RedHawk Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.

T&F Travels to Des Moines and Oxford This Weekend Apr 29, 2011

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams return to action this weekend in the final tune-up before the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. The Bearcats will compete Friday and Saturday at the Drake Relays and at the RedHawk Invitational on Saturday.

Finan Earns BIG EAST Athlete of the Week Apr 26, 2011

In the 2011 season's final BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field weekly awards, University of Cincinnati track star Eric Finan was named the BIG EAST Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

T&F Has Record-Setting Weekend At Polytan Invitational Apr 24, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team set multiple school records and won five championships Friday and Saturday at the Polytan Invitational at Indiana University's Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex.

T&F Heads To Bloomington Apr 22, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team travels to Bloomington, Ind. Friday and Saturday to compete at the Polytan Invitational at Indiana University's Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex.

Women's 4x100 Relay Takes Crown at All-Ohio Championships Apr 16, 2011

Newcomer Kaitlyn Good finished second overall in the heptathlon to kick-off day two at the All-Ohio Championships hosted by University of Cincinnati at Gettler Stadium on Saturday morning. Good, who is coming off a victory at the Oliver Nikoloff Open earlier this month, crossed the line first in the 800-meter run (2:17.18) to earn 4697 points in the multi-event competition.

Bearcats Compete in Day One of All-Ohio Championships Apr 15, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field teams commenced day one of the All-Ohio Outdoor Championship at Gettler Stardium, with two Bearcats participating in the Decathlon to begin the afternoon's festivities. Through three events, freshmen Kyle Kubera and Nick Furney are fifth (1773) and seventh (1625), respectively. Akron's Bryan Jones leads the group with 2229 points after placing first in every event.

T&F Wraps up Action at Miami Invitational Apr 10, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team placed second in the women's division and fifth in the men's at the Miami Invitational on Saturday at George L. Rider Track on the campus of Miami University.

Zimmerman Overcoming Injury On March Back To NCAA's Apr 8, 2011

Brian Zimmerman came into his college career like any other athlete. He had high hopes of winning at least one BIG EAST Championship in the javelin, participating in the national meet, and hopefully winning a national championship. He never knew that in a matter of two years, his outlook would drastically change.

T&F Heads to Oxford for Miami Invitational Apr 7, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team continues its outdoor schedule when it competes at the Miami University Invitational on Friday and Saturday at George L. Rider Track in Oxford, Ohio.

Day One In The Books At Oliver Nikoloff Open Apr 1, 2011

University of Cincinnati runner Eric Finan set a school record in the 10,000 meters to lead the Bearcats on the day one of the Oliver Nikoloff Open track and field meet at the University of Cincinnati's Gettler Stadium.

Track & Field Hosts Nikoloff Open Friday and Saturday Mar 31, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team hosts its second home meet of the outdoor season Friday and Saturday when it kicks off the 2011 Oliver Nikoloff Open at Gettler Stadium. The competition will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday with the men's decathlon 100-meter dash.

Outdoor Track & Field Season Preview Mar 24, 2011

With a sweep of the UC-hosted Early Bird Relays last weekend, the men's and women's track teams began their spring season in impressive fashion. Out of 19 total events, the women gathered 11 individual championships while the men collected seven on their way to easy wins for both.

Bearcats Travel to Fla. & N.C. This Weekend Mar 24, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team will compete in its first road meets of the 2011 outdoor season on Friday and Saturday, with the men's team traveling to Raleigh, N.C. for the Raleigh Relays and the women's team visiting Orlando, Fla. for the University of Central Florida Invitational.

Bearcats Sweep Early Bird Relays Mar 19, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team began its 2011 outdoor season in impressive fashion after both the men and women's teams finished first in the team standings.

Bearcats Open Outdoor Season with Early Bird Relays Mar 18, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team begins its 2011 outdoor season on Saturday when it hosts the Early Bird Relays at Gettler Stadium. The first events are set to begin at 9 a.m. with the men's hammer throw at Coy Field and the women's discus throw at Gettler.

UC Wraps Up Alex Wilson Invitational Mar 5, 2011

Three pole vaulters represented the University of Cincinnati indoor track and field team at the Alex Wilson Invitational Friday and Saturday on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.

Bearcats Set For Alex Wilson Invitational Mar 4, 2011

The University of Cincinnati indoor track and field team is set to compete Friday and Saturday at the Alex Wilson Invitational, hosted by the University of Notre Dame.

Somerville Making Believers With Run At USA Nationals Mar 2, 2011

Little more than a month ago, when Terrence Somerville crossed the line of the 60-meter hurdles at the All-Ohio Championships with a time of 7.68 -- just shy of former Bearcat and current Olympian David Payne's UC record of 7.62 -- he could hardly believe it. With the bulk of the indoor season ahead, it was hard to believe he'd still be atop the rankings come March.

Somerville To Compete For USA Championship Feb 26, 2011

University of Cincinnati hurdler Terrence Somerville will compete at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships presented by BMW, Saturday and Sunday at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Bearcats Finish School-Best 6th At BIG EAST Championships Feb 21, 2011

Kathy Klump won the finals of the 500-meter dash and the University of Cincinnati women's indoor track team secured a program-best sixth-place showing at the BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships Sunday at Stile Athletics Field House.

Bearcat Cross Country Earns All-Academic Status Feb 17, 2011

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams were honored with 2010 Division I All-Academic Cross Country status this week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Finan Named All-Academic Honoree Feb 14, 2011

University of Cincinnati junior harrier Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) was named one of 56 All-Academic Honorees by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday.

Finan Named All-Academic Honoree Feb 14, 2011

University of Cincinnati junior harrier Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) was named one of 56 All-Academic Honorees by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday.

Bearcats Wrap Up Indoor Regular Season Slate Feb 12, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team wrapped up action before next weekend's BIG EAST Indoor Championships, competing at the Hoosier Hills Invitational Friday and Saturday at Gladstein Fieldhouse on the campus of Indiana University.

UC Places 12th At New Balance Invitational Feb 6, 2011

The University of Cincinnati indoor track team finished in 12th place - its highest finish in a national competition in program history - at the prestigious New Balance Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Armory Track and Field Center in Manhattan.

Record Day Leads To Rewriting Of UC Track & Field Annals Feb 1, 2011

Cincinnati's women's track team has just barely started the indoor season, but it's already clear there is a tone to the 2010 campaign. Just four meets in, a total of six school records have already fallen this season, capped by last weekend's rewriting of the UC annals.

Record Day Leads To Rewriting Of UC Track & Field Annals Feb 1, 2011

Cincinnati's women's track team has just barely started the indoor season, but it's already clear there is a tone to the 2010 campaign. Just four meets in, a total of six school records have already fallen this season, capped by last weekend's rewriting of the UC annals.

UC Track Sets Five School Records This Weekend Jan 29, 2011

The University of Cincinnati indoor track team broke four school records at the Rod McCravy Invitational on Friday and Saturday at E.J. Nutter Field House on the campus of the University of Kentucky, while adding a fifth at the Pole Vault Summit in Reno, Nev.

UC Track Puts Streak On The Line At McCravy Invitational Jan 28, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team continues its indoor schedule Friday and Saturday with multiple events, highlighted by the Rod McCravy Invitational at E.J. Nutter Field House on the campus of the University of Kentucky.

UC Track Puts Streak On The Line At McCravy Invitational Jan 28, 2011

The University of Cincinnati track and field team continues its indoor schedule Friday and Saturday with multiple events, highlighted by the Rod McCravy Invitational at E.J. Nutter Field House on the campus of the University of Kentucky.

Jan. 24 Beartracks - All-Ohio Championships Jan 24, 2011

Our fifth place team finish at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships at Kent State University was disappointing, not because our effort was lacking but mostly because of three reasons: (1) we were grossly outscholarshiped, (2) we were missing several big scorers and (3) this was our first indoor meet of 2011 whereas all other teams were on their second or third indoor meet.

Jan. 24 Beartracks - All-Ohio Championships Jan 24, 2011

Our fifth place team finish at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships at Kent State University was disappointing, not because our effort was lacking but mostly because of three reasons: (1) we were grossly outscholarshiped, (2) we were missing several big scorers and (3) this was our first indoor meet of 2011 whereas all other teams were on their second or third indoor meet.

UC Track Wins All-Ohio Championship Jan 22, 2011

The University of Cincinnati indoor track and field team came out victorious Saturday, Jan. 22, at the All-Ohio Championships at the Kent State Field House on the strength of seven individual wins.

UC Track Wins All-Ohio Championship Jan 22, 2011

The University of Cincinnati indoor track and field team came out victorious Saturday, Jan. 22, at the All-Ohio Championships at the Kent State Field House on the strength of seven individual wins.

Legendary Schnier Bound For Pair Of Halls Of Fame Jan 13, 2011

Over 30 years of coaching the University of Cincinnati's track and cross country teams, there have been plenty of accolades for Bill Schnier. He was named Coach of the Year in Conference USA 15 times and was the conference's Coach of the Decade for the league's first 10 years. He's led the Bearcats to 12 conference team championships and a remarkable 129 individual titles. He's had 19 NCAA qualifiers and six All-Americans. He's even mentored two Olympic medalists.

Legendary Schnier Bound For Pair Of Halls Of Fame Jan 13, 2011

Over 30 years of coaching the University of Cincinnati's track and cross country teams, there have been plenty of accolades for Bill Schnier. He was named Coach of the Year in Conference USA 15 times and was the conference's Coach of the Decade for the league's first 10 years. He's led the Bearcats to 12 conference team championships and a remarkable 129 individual titles. He's had 19 NCAA qualifiers and six All-Americans. He's even mentored two Olympic medalists.

Bearcats Finish First At Akron Opener Jan 7, 2011

The University of Cincinnati women's track and field team resumed indoor competition after a four-week holiday break and came out victorious at the 2011 Akron Opener on Friday, Jan. 7, at Stile Field House on the campus of the University of Akron.

Bearcats Shine In Season Opener Dec 10, 2010

In its 2010-11 indoor season opener, the University of Cincinnati women's track and field team finished third overall at the Early Bird Track and Field meet at Lantz Fieldhouse on the campus of Eastern Illinois University.

Track Kicks Off Indoor Season Friday Dec 9, 2010

The University of Cincinnati women's track and field team kicks off its indoor season on Friday, Dec. 10, at Eastern Illinois University's Early Bird Track and Field meet at Lantz Fieldhouse in Charleston, Ill.

UC Hall of Fame Series: David Payne Dec 8, 2010

Life is good for David Payne. The former Bearcat track star, now a star on the world track and field stage, was inducted into UC's James P. Kelly Athletics Hall of Fame in October. He's healthy, and gearing up for a whirlwind two years with next summer's IAFF World Championships in Korea with an eye on Olympic gold in the 2012 Olympiad in London. After a couple of years globetrotting, competing at sites as far-flung as Rio de Janeiro to Osaka, Japan and Beijing, he's settled into his new home near the Virginia shore.

Finan Finishes 60th At Nationals Nov 22, 2010

University of Cincinnati cross country runner Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) placed 60th at the NCAA Championships on Monday, Nov. 22, at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course in Terre Haute, Ind.

Finan Seeks Final Chapter To Storybook Season At NCAA Championship Nov 18, 2010

UC Cross Country history was made last weekend in Oakland, Michigan when Eric Finan stormed past the field to win the Great Lakes Regional. In doing so, the junior became the first Bearcat runner to win the event and is the first to qualify for the NCAA Championships since Chris Reis in 2002.

Finan Named NCAA Great Lakes Athlete of the Year Nov 17, 2010

Eric Finan, a junior on the University of Cincinnati cross country team, has been named the NCAA Great Lakes region's Athlete of the Year, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Wednesday.

Finan Records 1st Place Finish at NCAA Regional Nov 13, 2010

University of Cincinnati junior Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) finished in first place overall Saturday, Nov. 13, at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Cross Country Championships at the Katke-Cousins Golf Course on the campus of Oakland University.

Cross Country To Compete In NCAA Regionals Nov 12, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams travel to Rochester, Mich. to participate in the 2010 NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Saturday, Nov. 13. Hosted by Oakland University, the 10k men's race and 6k women's race will be run at the Katke-Cousins Golf Course.

Big Honors All Rolled Into One Week For Lewnard Nov 4, 2010

In the life of Katie Lewnard, the last week will be pretty hard to top. That's not to say she hasn't had good weeks before, but when you compete in the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships, get inducted into the University of Cincinnati's Legion of Excellence, and are voted Homecoming Queen, that is a week to remember.

Cross Country Wraps Up Action at BIG EAST Meet Oct 30, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's cross country teams finished seventh, while the UC women placed ninth at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships hosted by Syracuse University on Saturday, Oct. 31, at Jamesville Beach County Park.

BIG EAST Cross Country Championships Preview Oct 28, 2010

As the men's and women's cross country teams head to Syracuse, N.Y. for the BIG EAST Championship meet this weekend, there is a lot of hope for improving upon last year's results. Coach Bill Schnier and the Bearcat runners have had another good season and although the BIG EAST is one of the top cross country conferences in the nation, both teams have a fighting chance to climb up from eighth (men) and ninth (women) in 2009.

Finan Leads Cross Country At Pre-Nationals Meet Oct 16, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country squads placed 25th and 35th, respectively, at the 2010 Pre-National Invitational, hosted by Indiana State University, on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Family Sports Center.

Book Finding His Stride For UC Cross Country Sep 29, 2010

Freshman year of college can be difficult for any student. For Oliver Book, to say it was difficult would be an understatement. Cincinnati isn't really the "Big City," but if you're from a Southern Indiana town so small the only way to describe the size of the area is to say "I think I was related to everyone," then Cincinnati might as well be New York City.

Jelimo Pursuring Her Dreams, Feeding Her Passions At UC Sep 23, 2010

Through two races, Lilian Jelimo has done nothing to force UC Cross Country Coach Bill Schnier to back down from his proclamation that she was going to have another outstanding year. It's more of the standard for the senior who has had a brilliant career running for the Bearcats. Despite a few small obstacles, Jelimo is once again running like the three-time team MVP she is.

Finan Wins Second Individual Title at Iona Meet of Champions Sep 18, 2010

The University of Cincinnati women's and men's cross country teams finished ninth and 11th, respectively, at the 16th Annual Br. John "Paddy" Doyle Meet of Champions at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y. Saturday morning. In the men's race, which featured runners from 11 regionally ranked teams, including nationally-ranked Iona, Cincinnati junior Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) finished first out of 207 runners to lead the Bearcats.

Team Captain McKenney Ready To Break Through This Fall Aug 26, 2010

In her previous three years as a member of the UC women's cross country team, senior Michele McKenney has raced in the shadows of the other Bearcat runners. This year, however, the accounting major plans on making a name for herself. No more will she be just another runner on the roster.

Talented Returnees Lead Cross Country Teams Into Fall Aug 18, 2010

The cross country season doesn't begin for another couple of weeks, but that doesn't mean the men's and women's teams aren't already hard at work in preparation for another outstanding year. Entering his 31st season as UC's cross country coach, Bill Schnier welcomes back plenty of talent and experience on both teams.

Finan Overcomes Hurdles To Become UC Record Holder Aug 11, 2010

Life as a Bearcat hasn't always been easy for Eric Finan. The redshirt junior, who currently holds the UC school record in the 5000K, got off to such a rocky start as a freshman he wasn't sure he ever wanted to run again. After an extremely successful high school career at New Richmond High, Finan was set to join the UC Cross Country team in the fall of 2007 when a series of unfortunate events derailed his career before it ever started.

Men's and Women's Track & Field Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams Aug 4, 2010

On Monday, Aug. 2, the University of Cincinnati men's track & field team was one of 73 teams to earn All-Academic Team distinction from the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association and the Bearcats made a clean sweep of the award when the women's team was one of 151 teams selected to the same honor from the USTFCCCA on Wednesday.

Four to be Inducted into James P. Kelly Athletics Hall of Fame Jul 22, 2010

Olympic silver medalist David Payne, All-America point guard Steve Logan, six-time all-America swimmer Honza Vitazka, and the No. 2 all-time women's basketball scorer Valerie King headline the four-person class that is set to be inducted into the University of Cincinnati James P. Kelly Athletics Hall of Fame.

Lacrosse and Men's Cross Country Earn BIG EAST Academic Honor Jul 12, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's cross country team and women's lacrosse team were two of 25 teams recognized by the BIG EAST Conference today as 2009-10 Team Academic Excellence Award winners, signifying the highest collective grade-point averages in each conference sport.

Zimmerman Begins NCAA Track & Field Championships on Thursday Jun 9, 2010

Following a day of travel out to Eugene, Ore., for the 2010 NCAA Track & Field Championships, University of Cincinnati sophomore thrower Brian Zimmerman (Sarver, Pa./Freeport) is set to practice on Wednesday, June 9, before competing in the javelin on Thursday, June 10, at approximately 8:15 p.m. EDT at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.

Zimmerman Readies for NCAA Track & Field Championships Jun 4, 2010

For the 10th consecutive year, the University of Cincinnati track & field program will send one of its athletes to the NCAA Track & Field Championships when sophomore Brian Zimmerman heads to Eugene, Ore., to compete in the javelin on Thursday, June 10, at Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.

Track & Field Concludes 2010 NCAA First and Second Rounds May 29, 2010

On the final day of the 2010 NCAA First and Second Rounds, the University of Cincinnati had four individuals and its 4x400 relay team compete for an opportunity to join teammate Brian Zimmerman at the 2010 NCAA Finals, which will be held June 9-12 in Eugene, Ore.

Zimmerman Advances to NCAA Final on Day 2 of NCAA First and Second Rounds May 29, 2010

Nine of the University of Cincinnati's 13 athletes competing at the 2010 NCAA Track & Field First and Second Rounds in Greensboro, N.C., competed on Friday and the highlight for Cincinnati came from sophomore Brian Zimmerman as he continued his fantastic season placing fifth in the javelin moving him into the NCAA Finals, which will be held June 9-12 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

13 Bearcats Set to Compete at NCAA East Regional Championships May 26, 2010

Throughout its grueling two months of competition, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's outdoor track and field teams have trained and competed for the chance to compete in the NCAA Championships. Beginning on Thursday, May 27, that dream will become a reality for 13 student-athletes, as they travel to Greensboro, N.C., to compete in the 2010 NCAA East Regional Championships. The event will be hosted by North Carolina A&T State University, and run on the Irwin Bell Track.

Track & Field to Send 13 Athletes to NCAA First and Second Rounds May 21, 2010

After nearly two months of competition, 14 University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field athletes posted Top 48 marks in the East Region in their respective events and 13 of those athletes will compete in East Region First and Second Rounds of the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, May 27-29 in Greensboro, N.C., hosted by North Carolina A&T University.

May 19 Beartracks - Cardinal Twilight and Georgia Tech Invitational May 19, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. This past week, athletes split up between the Georgia Tech Invitational and the Cardinal Twilight. Here are Seaton's and Schnier's reactions to the meets.

Track & Field Completes Final Tune-Up Prior to NCAA Regional May 16, 2010

In the final tune-up prior to the NCAA East Regional in Greenville, N.C., the University of Cincinnati men's and women's track & field teams had several standout performances, including a new school record and a host of personal-bests, while being split between the Cardinal Twilight in Louisville and the Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta.

Track & Field Set to Compete at Georgia Tech Invitational and Cardinal Twilight May 14, 2010

Nearly two weeks removed from the BIG EAST Championships, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's outdoor track & field teams return to competition on Friday, May 14, when the teams split up to compete at the Georgia Tech Invitational and the Cardinal Twilight. Selected sprinters and hurdlers will compete at the Georgia Tech Invitational, while distance runners, throwers, and jumpers will compete at the Cardinal Twilight.

May 5 Beartracks - BIG EAST Championships May 5, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. This past week, both teams competed in front of the home crowd at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. Here are Seaton's and Schnier's reactions to the conference championships.

Men Finish Sixth, Women Tie for 12th at BIG EAST Outdoor Championships May 2, 2010

On the final day of the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted by the University of Cincinnati at Gettler Stadium, the men's team had a first-place finish, a second-place finish, and broke two school records to place fifth with 75.50 points, while the women's team had all three relays score points in addition to placing two in the 800m, one in the 200m, and one in the hammer throw to finish in a tie for 12th place with 31 points.

Men Sit in Fifth, Women in 11th After Day 2 Of BIG EAST Track & Field Championships May 1, 2010

Battling windy and rainy conditions for most of the day, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's track & field teams used several personal-bests and two school-record performances to put both teams in contention heading into the final day of competition on Sunday. The men's team sits in fifth place with 24 points, while the women's team is in 11th place with 10 points after two days of action.

Bearcats Complete Day 1 of BIG EAST Track & Field Championships Apr 30, 2010

On the opening day of the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Gettler Stadium, the first five events of the men's decathlon and the first four events of the women's heptathlon were contested and Cincinnati's Boudine Bouma stands in 10th in the heptathlon, while Brandon Smith and Caleb Gaus currently sit in 11th and 14th place, respectively, in the men's decathlon after Day 1 of action.

April 27 Beartracks - RedHawk Invitational Apr 27, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. This past week, both teams competed at the RedHawk Invitational in Oxford, Ohio. Here are Seaton's and Schnier's reactions to the RedHawk Invitational.

BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships Kick Off Friday Apr 26, 2010

For just the second time since joining the BIG EAST Conference during the 2005-06 school year, the University of Cincinnati will serve as host to a conference championship when it welcomes all 16 conference institutions to Gettler Stadium for the 2010 BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships, April 30 - May 2.

Track & Field Adds Four BIG EAST Qualifying Marks at RedHawk Invitational Apr 24, 2010

In the final tune-up meet before it hosts the 2010 BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships April 30-May 2 at Gettler Stadium, several of the University of Cincinnati's men's and women's track and field athletes opted for rest in preparation of the conference meet, but a host of Bearcats athletes competed and improved their marks entering next week's conference championships.

Track & Field Heads to Oxford, Ohio, for RedHawk Invitational Apr 23, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's outdoor track & field teams travel to Oxford, Ohio, to compete in the RedHawk Invitational, beginning Saturday, April 24, at 11 a.m. with the women's hammer throw. The meet is the final tune-up for the Bearcats in preparation for the 2010 BIG EAST Championships, which will be held at Gettler Stadium, April 30-May 2.

Track & Field Preps for 2010 BIG EAST Championships Apr 21, 2010

Upon completion of its April 24 meet at the RedHawk Invitational in Oxford, Ohio, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's track & field teams will quickly turn its focus to the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held at Gettler Stadium, April 30 - May 2.

April 19 Beartracks - All-Ohio Championships Apr 19, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. This past week, both teams competed at the All-Ohio Championships in Athens, Ohio. Here are Seaton's and Schnier's reactions to the All-Ohio Championships.

Men Capture All-Ohio Title; Women Place Third Apr 17, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's track & field team edged Kent State University by four points, and UC's women's track & field squad moved up five spots after Day 1 to finish in third place overall at the 2010 All-Ohio Championships.

Track & Field Set for All-Ohio Championships Apr 15, 2010

On the heels of breaking two school records at the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville, Tenn., last weekend, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's track & field squads return to the track April 16-17, when they travel to Athens, Ohio, to compete in the All-Ohio Championships.

April 12 Beartracks - Sea Ray Relays Apr 12, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. This past week, both teams competed at the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville, Tenn. Here are Seaton's and Schnier's reactions to the Sea Ray Relays.

Two School Records Fall at Sea Rays Relays Apr 10, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track & field teams combined to collect nine Top 5 finishes, including two school-record performances by the women's 4x800 team and the men's 4x400 team, at the 2010 Sea Ray Relays held at Tom Black Track on the University of Tennessee campus.

Track & Field Travels to Knoxville, Tenn. to Compete in Sea Ray Relays Apr 9, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's outdoor track & field teams head to Knoxville, Tenn., to compete in the 44th-annual Sea Ray Relays, beginning Friday, April 9, at 12:15 p.m. with the men's discus. The two-day meet concludes on Saturday, April 10, and will be run on the Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.

April 7 Beartracks - Oliver Nikoloff Invitational Apr 7, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. This past week, both teams competed at home for the second time this season at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational. Here are Seaton's and Schnier's reactions to the ONI.

Track & Field Wins Oliver Nikoloff Invitational Apr 3, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's outdoor track and field teams both were victorious at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational on Saturday, April 3, at Gettler Stadium. The women's team recorded 132.33 points, 22 more than runner-up Kent State, while the men's squad recorded 146 points, 11 more than second-place Ashland.

Track & Field Hosts Oliver Nikoloff Invitational Apr 2, 2010

For the second time in three weeks, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's track & field teams will compete at home, hosting the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational on Saturday, April 3, at Gettler Stadium. Field events are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., while action on the track is set to kick off at Noon.

Track & Field Readies For 2010 BIG EAST Championships April 30 - May 2 Mar 30, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track & field teams are just two weeks into its outdoor seasons, but in one month, Cincinnati will welcome 15 conference rivals to Clifton for the 2010 BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The 2010 BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be held at the home of UC Track & Field, Gettler Stadium, April 30 through May 2.

March 30 Beartracks - Raleigh Relays & Weems Baskin Relays Mar 30, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. This past week, both teams were spread across the country at the Raleigh Relays, Alabama Relays, and Weems Baskin Relays. Here are Seaton's and Schnier's reactions to the Spring Break Meets.

Track & Field Wraps Up Weekend Action from Three Meets Mar 27, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams had a busy weekend competing at three different events across the country. The Bearcats were spread out at the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C, the Weems Baskin Relays in Columbia, S.C., and the Alabama Relays in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Track & Field Competing at Three Meets This Weekend Mar 25, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams will be heading to three different destinations this weekend to compete in the Alabama Relays in Tuscaloosa, Ala., the Weems Baskin Relays in Columbia, S.C., and the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C.

March 24 Beartracks - Early Bird Relays Mar 24, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. This past week, both teams opened their outdoor seasons at Gettler Stadium with the Early Bird Relays. Here is Seaton's and Schnier's reactions to the season-opening meet.

Men Place First, Women Place Second at Early Bird Relays Mar 20, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's track and field teams kicked off their outdoor seasons on Saturday by hosting the Early Bird Relays at Gettler Stadium. The men's team won the meet with 102 points, while the women's team finished in second with 106 points.

Track & Field Begins Outdoor Season with Early Bird Relays Mar 18, 2010

The University of Cincinnati Outdoor Track & Field team opens its 2010 outdoor season on Saturday, March 20, when it hosts the Early Bird Relays at Gettler Stadium. The meet begins at 10 a.m. with the hammer throw at Coy Field and the discus at Gettler Stadium.

Men's and Women's Cross Crounty Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors Mar 9, 2010

The United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association recently announced its 2009 Men's and Women's All-Academic Teams and the University of Cincinnati men's team was one of 135 teams nationally to be selected as an All-Academic Team, while UC's women's team was one of 176 teams to earn the distinction.

Women's Track and Field Announces 2010-11 Recruiting Class Mar 8, 2010

The University of Cincinnati women's track and field team has inked seven student-athletes, six of whom hail from the state of Ohio, to national letters of intent for the 2010-11 school year, head coach Susan Seaton announced today.

Indoor Track & Field Finishes Ninth at BIG EAST Championships Feb 21, 2010

The University of Cincinnati women's indoor track and field team scored points in four events on the final day of the 2010 BIG EAST Championships, led by seven points from sophomore Jenna Heaton and six points from sophomore Aricka Rhodes, as Cincinnati finished the meet in ninth place with 35 points.

Indoor Track & Field Set for 2010 BIG EAST Championships Feb 17, 2010

Championship Central After finishing a program-best seventh place at the 2009 BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships, the University of Cincinnati women's indoor track & field squad looks to improve upon its finish last season when it heads to New York City for the 2010 BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships Feb. 20-21 at the Armory Track.

Indoor Track & Field Heads to Indiana for Hoosier Hills Invitational Feb 11, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's outdoor track and field team competes in its third and final indoor meet of the season on Friday, Feb. 12, when the Bearcats travel to Bloomington, Ind., for the Hoosier Hills Invitational. The meet is set to begin at 5 p.m. at the Gladstein Fieldhouse on the campus of Indiana University.

Feb. 8 Beartracks - New Balance Invitational Feb 8, 2010

For the first time ever the University of Cincinnati Women's Track & Field team competed at the prestigious New Balance Colligate Invitational in New York City. We traveled to New York to measure ourselves against the nation's best and to gain valuable experience. With five Top 5 finishes and an additional nine top 10 finishes we certainly gave notice that Cincinnati was in the house and held our own in a star-studded field of competitors.

2010 College Signings - Why They Chose Their Schools Feb 5, 2010

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.  This article will be updated throughout February as more responses are returned.  

Indoor Track & Field Heads to New York City for New Balance Invitational Feb 3, 2010

The University of Cincinnati indoor track and field team competes in its final tune up prior to the BIG EAST Indoor Track and Field Championships when it travels to New York City for the New Balance Invitational Feb. 5-6 at the Armory Track. The Bearcats will get a feel for the venue as it will return to the Armory track Feb. 20-21 when it returns for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships.

Women's Indoor Track and Field Ranks Seventh in Great Lakes Region Feb 2, 2010

After back-to-back impressive performances at the Gladstein Invitational and the Rod McCravy Invitational, the University of Cincinnati Women's Indoor Track and Field team was ranked seventh in the Great Lakes Region in the latest regional rankings, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced today.

Feb. 1 Beartracks - Rod McCravy Memorial Feb 1, 2010

Each week of competition, University of Cincinnati head women's track and field coach Susan Seaton and head men's track and field coach Bill Schnier take a look back at the performances from the previous week. Coach Seaton comments about the women's team, while coach Schnier talks about the men's squad in their weekly Beartracks. Here is their reaction to the 2010 Rod McCravy Memorial Meet held Jan. 29-30 in Lexington, Ky.

Track & Field Wraps Up Strong Outing at Rod McCravy Memorial Jan 30, 2010

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's indoor track and field teams concluded the 2010 Rod McCravy Memorial hosted by the University of Kentucky on Saturday and had several standout performances. Senior Jasmine Cotten continued her impressive season with a win in the high jump, while sophomores Aricka Rhodes, Troy Cooper, and Jenna Heaton all registered personal records in their events.

Fields and Foley Lead UC on Day 1 of Rod McCravy Memorial Meet Jan 29, 2010

On the opening day of the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet hosted by the University of Kentucky, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's indoor track and field teams got off to great starts in the two-day event highlighted by wins from sophomore MacKenzie Fields in the women's pole vault and junior Mike Foley in the men's high jump.

Jan. 26 Beartracks - Gladstein Invitational Jan 26, 2010

We came to the 2010 Gladstein Invitational at Indiana University looking for improvement and new qualifying marks. We achieved that goal in some areas and also realized that we need to step up our game in others.

Burse, Somerville Register Victories on Day 2 of Gladtsein Invitational Jan 23, 2010

On the final day of the 2010 Gladstein Invitational, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's indoor track and field teams notched nine Top-3 finishes, including wins by junior Natasha Burse in the women's 60 meters and sophomore Terrence Somerville in the 60 men's 60 hurdles.

Indoor Track and Field Heads to Gladstein Invitational Jan 21, 2010

For the first time this season, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's indoor track and field teams will be in action this weekend at the Gladstein Invitational on the campus of Indiana University. The meet will be held at the Gladstein Fieldhouse Jan. 22-23, and the meet will feature 13 schools and over 780 athletes, including two Beijing Olympians in Mary Wineberg and Hyleas Fountain.

Bearcats Claim Six Individual Wins at Akron Quad Meet Jan 15, 2010

In its second meet in six days, the University of Cincinnati indoor women's track and field team registered six individual victories and a relay triumph at the Akron Quad Meet Friday night at the Stile Field House. For the second week in a row, senior Jasmine Cotten broke her own school-record in the long jump, while junior Natasha Burse registered two victories in the sprinting events for the Bearcats.

Indoor Track and Field to Compete in Akron Quad Meet Jan 14, 2010

The University of Cincinnati women's indoor track and field team returns to action when it travels to Akron, Ohio, to compete in the Akron Quad Meet on Friday, Jan. 15. The event will be held at The Stile Athletics Field House, which features the 300m Mondo Track.

Cotten leads Bearcats with school-record leap at Indiana Open Jan 9, 2010

In its first meet in nearly a month, the University of Cincinnati women's indoor track and field team had several impressive performances at the Indiana Open hosted by Indiana University Saturday at the Gladstein Fieldhouse. Senior Jasmine Cotten led the way registering Cincinnati's lone top finish on the day with a school-record mark in the long jump.

Indoor Track and Field Back in Action at Indiana Open Jan 7, 2010

After nearly a month break from its first meet of the season, the University of Cincinnati women's indoor track and field squad is back in action this weekend when it competes at the Indiana Open in Bloomington, Ind. The meet will take place at the Gladstein Fieldhouse on Saturday, Jan. 9, with track events beginning at 11 a.m. and field events starting at 11:30 a.m.

Cotten Leads Indoor Track and Field at Day 1 of the Golden Flashes Gala Dec 11, 2009

In the opening day of the Golden Flash Gala, the University of Cincinnati women's indoor track and field team's first meet of the season, senior Jasmine Cotten picked up right where she left off last season with a NCAA Provisional qualifying mark in the pentathlon. Cotten finished with 4,056, just 19 points shy of the NCAA Automatic qualifying mark.

Women's Track and Field Volunteers at Girls on the Run Event Nov 23, 2009

On Saturday, Nov. 21, University of Cincinnati women's track and field athletes volunteered at the Girls on the Run® event at Sawyer Point in Cincinnati. The athletes helped with race preparations like getting UC face tattoos and making tiaras for the girls running in the event. UC athletes also led the warm up for all the runners and cheered them on during the race.

Indoor Track and Field Announces 2009-10 Schedule Nov 18, 2009

The University of Cincinnati indoor track and field team released its schedule for the upcoming 2009-10 campaign, head coach Susan Seaton announced today. The 2010 slate features a competitive mix of national and local destinations for the Bearcats.

Cross Country Heads to Indiana For NCAA Great Lakes Regional Nov 12, 2009

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country team's travel to Bloomington, Ind. to participate in the 2009 NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Saturday, Nov. 14. The races will be hosted by Indiana University and will be run at the Indiana University Cross Country Course.

Track and Field Performs Community Service on Veteran's Day Nov 12, 2009

The University of Cincinnati track and field team took advantage of its off day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, by participating in two community service events around the Tri-state area. The team volunteered at the Freestore Foodbank in downtown Cincinnati and at the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clifton.

Cross Country Finishes Eighth and Ninth at BIG EAST Championships Oct 31, 2009

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams finished in eighth and ninth place, respectively, at the 2009 BIG EAST Conference Championships Saturday afternoon at the Wayne E. Dannehl Cross Country Course. Villanova captured the women's title with 30 points, while Syracuse took home the men's championship with 55 points.

Cross Country Set To Compete at the 2009 BIG EAST Championships Oct 28, 2009

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country team's travel to Kenosha, Wis. to participate in the 2009 BIG EAST Championships. The event will be hosted by Marquette University and will be run on the Wayne E. Dannehl National XC Course.

Cross Country Completes Pre-Nationals Meet Oct 17, 2009

In its final tune-up for the 2009 BIG EAST Cross Country Championships, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams finished 32nd and 30th, respectively, in the white races at the Pre-Nationals meet hosted by Indiana State University.

Cross Country Travels to Terre Haute, Ind. for the Pre-Nationals Invitational Oct 15, 2009

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country team's travel to Terri Haute, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 17, to compete in the Pre-Nationals Invitational. The event will be hosted by Indiana State University and the course will be run on the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Championship Course at the Wabash Family Sports Center.

Men's and Women's Cross County Place Fourth at All-Ohio Championships Oct 2, 2009

Women's Team Results | Women's Individual Results | Men's Team Results | Men's Individual ResultsThe University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams both finished in fourth place at the All-Ohio Cross Country Championships Friday afternoon hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University. Sophomore Eric Finan continued his successful season with a second-place finish in the men's race, finishing only behind Ohio State's two-time track and field all-American, Jeff See.

Cross Country Heads to Delaware, Ohio for All-Ohio Championships Sep 30, 2009

Men's Course | Women's CourseFollowing a week off from competition, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams return to action on Friday, Oct. 2, at the 55th Annual All-Ohio Cross Country Championships at the Methodist Theological School/Delaware Golf Club in Delaware, Ohio. Close to 50 NCAA Division I, II, III, and NAIA schools from the State of Ohio will be present and the event is slated to begin with the women's varsity 5K race at 2 p.m. The men's varsity 8K race will follow at 2:45 p.m.

Men's and Women's Cross Country Earn Top 10 Finishes at Iona Meet of Champions Sep 19, 2009

Men's Results | Women's Results The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams finished ninth and seventh, respectively, at the 15th annual Br. John "Paddy" Doyle Meet of Champions at Van Cortlandt Park Saturday afternoon. In the men's race, which featured runners from 11 regionally ranked teams, including nationally-ranked Wisconsin and Iona, UC sophomore Eric Finan finished first out of 203 runners to pace the Bearcats scoring effort.

Cross Country Competes at Br. John "Paddy" Doyle / Iona College Meet of Champions Sep 18, 2009

Following a strong season-opening performance at the Queen City Invitational on Sept. 12, the University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams head to the 15th Annual Br. John "Paddy" Doyle Meet of Champions at historic Van Cortlandt Park, in the Bronx, N.Y., on Sept. 19. The meet is hosted by Iona College and the Bearcats have some familiarity with Van Cortlandt Park as it was the site of the 2008 BIG EAST Cross Country Championships.

Jocelyn McCauley Named BIG EAST Women's Athlete of the Week Sep 17, 2009

Following a win at the Queen City Invitational on Sept. 12 in her Bearcat debut, senior Jocelyn McCauley (College Station, Texas/A&M Consolidated) was named the BIG EAST Women's Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced today.

Cincinnati Begins 2009 Season with Queen City Invitational Sep 11, 2009

The University of Cincinnati men's and women's cross country teams begin the 2009 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 12, when it hosts the 2009 Queen City Invitational at Mt. Airy Forest in Cincinnati. Both the men's and women's races will be 5,000-meter races.

David Payne Captures Bronze in 110 Hurdles at IAAF World Championships Aug 20, 2009

Official Results After advancing to the finals of the 110m hurdles with the second-best time in his semifinal heat at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics earlier today, former University of Cincinnati track and field athlete David Payne earned a bronze medal in the event with a time of 13.15.

David Payne Advances to 110 Hurdles Semifinals at IAAF World Championships Aug 19, 2009

Former University of Cincinnati track and field athlete David Payne competed this morning in the preliminaries of the 110 hurdles at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and advanced to the semifinals with a third-place showing in his heat. The top three qualifiers from each heat plus the next six fastest times advanced to the semifinals, and Payne's time of 13.54 pushed him through to the next round.

Men's Track and Field Adds Kris Mack to Coaching Staff Aug 10, 2009

Following six seasons as an assistant coach for the Stanford University track and field program, Kris Mack has accepted an assistant coaching position with the University of Cincinnati men's track and field staff, head coach Bill Schnier announced today. Mack will coach the jumps for both the men's and the women's teams.

Women's Track and Field Team Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honor Jul 15, 2009

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its 2009 Women's Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams on Wednesday and the University of Cincinnati women's track and field team was one of 130 programs to receive the honor.

Wineberg, Logan, Kean, and Jackson to be Inducted as Class of 2010 into James P. Kelly, Sr. UC Athletics Hall of Fame Jul 14, 2009

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its 2009 Women's Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams on Wednesday and the University of Cincinnati women's track and field team was one of 130 programs to receive the honor.Olympic gold medalist Mary (Danner) Wineberg, basketball consensus all-American Steve Logan, men's soccer's first all-American Andrew Kean, and football and men's basketball standout Brad Jackson have been selected for induction as the Class of 2010 into the James P. Kelly, Sr. University of Cincinnati Athletics Hall of Fame.

Three Men's Track and Field Athletes Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors Jul 14, 2009

One day after three University of Cincinnati women's track and field athletes earned United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team honors, three of UC's men's track and field athletes, throwers Chad Hanson (Zanesville, Ohio/West Muskingum) and Ian Jarman (Felicity, Ohio/Felicity-Franklin), and distance specialist Randy King (North Bend, Ohio/St. Xavier), were among 327 student-athletes representing 107 Division I institutions that made up the men's 2009 USTFCCCA All-Academic team.

Women's Track and Field Places Three on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Jul 13, 2009

Three University of Cincinnati track and field athletes, freshmen Michelle Eby (Dayton, Ohio/Wayne) and MacKenzie Fields (Cincinnati, Ohio/Mariemont), and sophomore Lilian Jelimo (Kapsabet, Kenya/Kapsabet Girls), were among a record total of 531 student-athletes representing 146 Division I institutions that composed the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Women's 2009 All-Academic team, the organization announced today.

Five UC Student-Athletes Earn BIG EAST Sport Excellence Awards Jul 6, 2009

Five University of Cincinnati student-athletes were among 21 winners of the 2008-09 BIG EAST Conference Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards, which recognize academic and athletic achievement as well as community service, the league office announced Monday.

David Payne Captures National Championship in 110 Hurdles at USATF Senior National Jun 29, 2009

Former University of Cincinnati track and field all-American in the 110 high hurdles and 2008 Olympic silver medalist, David Payne, became the first UC track and field athlete to capture a National Championship after finishing in first place in the 110 high hurdles at the USA Track and Field Junior and Senior Nationals held in Eugene, Ore., June 25-28. Additionally, current UC track and field junior Antione Drakeford (Columbus, Ohio/Africentric) and freshman Michael Rutherford (Columbus, Ohio/St. Francis DeSales) finished 14th in the 400 meters of the senior national and 12th in the 800 meters of the junior national, respectively.

Drakeford Named USTFCCCA All-American in the 400 Meters Jun 13, 2009

After finishing in the Top 13 of the 400 meters at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, University of Cincinnati junior sprinter Antione Drakeford (Columbus, Ohio/Africentric) was named a 2009 U.S. Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I Outdoor Track and Field All-American, the organization announced today.

Cotten, Drakeford Round Out NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Jun 12, 2009

University of Cincinnati juniors Antione Drakeford (Columbus, Ohio/Africentric) and Jasmine Cotten (Fayetteville, W. Va./Fayetteville) competed in the semifinals of the 400 meters and Day 2 of the heptathlon, respectively, on Day 3 of the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Cotton combined to score 1,911 points in the final day of the heptathlon to finish 18th, while Drakeford fell just short of qualifying for Saturday's final with a 12th place time of 46.00 in the 400.

Cotten Tied for Ninth Place After Day 1 of Heptathlon at NCAA Championships Jun 11, 2009

Junior Jasmine Cotten (Fayetteville, W. Va./Fayetteville) completed Day 1 of the heptathlon at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships and sits in a tie for ninth place with a score of 3,375.In the first of four events on Day 1, Cotten clocked in at 14.14 in the 100 hurdles, placing her 17th among 27 competitors and scoring 959 points. The second event was the high jump and Cotten made up ground in one of her best events. Cotten tied for the highest clearance in the event with a leap of 5' 11-1/2", giving her 991 points.

Drakeford Advances to 400 Meter Semifinals at NCAA Championships Jun 11, 2009

With a scheduled start time of 8:15 p.m. ET for the 400 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, University of Cincinnati junior Antione Drakeford (Columbus, Ohio/Africentric) had to wait out a three-hour weather delay due to inclement weather in the Fayetteville, Ark., before stepping into the starting blocks around 11:15 p.m. ET. Needing to finish in either the Top 3 of his heat or own one of the next three fastest times to advance to the semifinals, Drakeford remained focused throughout the delay and finished second in the fifth heat to proceed to the 400 meter semifinals, which will take place at 8:25 p.m. ET on Friday, June 12.

NCAA Men\'s Division I Regional Rankings Week 2 USTFCCCA Press R Oct 2, 2007

NEW ORLEANS – The men’s regions saw no change from the top ranked teams as all nine region No. 1’s remained the same this week as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the Division I men’s cross country regional rankings today. 

NCAA Women\'s Division I Regional Rankings Week 2 USTFCCCA Press R Oct 1, 2007

NEW ORLEANS – After the first big competition weekend in the 2007 cross country season, several teams have started to solidify their rankings while three teams took over as their regions new No. 1.   Duke, Minnesota, and Michigan State have moved into the top spots in their respective regions as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the women’s regional rankings today. 

NCAA Division I Regional Rankings Update Sep 24, 2007

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the NCAA Division I cross country regional rankings today for both the men’s and women’s teams.  After four weeks of running not much has changed.  None of the men’s or women’s top ranked teams in the nine regions lost their top billing this time around.    Things should get a bit more interesting this weekend as there are several top meets across the board.