The 2019-20 Kansas track & field season was cut short surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19, but there was no stopping the Jayhawks from a memorable season that saw school records broken, Big 12 and national honors, lifetime best performances and success in the classroom.
Kansas senior Gleb Dudarev was named one of three finalists for the National Men’s Field Athlete of the Year award, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Friday, after Dudarev finished a historic indoor season in the weight throw.
Following the recent announcement from the Big 12 Conference cancelling all conference and non-conference competitions through the end of the academic year, the Kansas Relays track and field meet scheduled for April 15-18 has been canceled.
Kansas senior Gleb Dudarev was named to The Bowerman Men's Pre-NCAA Indoor Watch List, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Thursday, marking his third-straight appearance on the list this season.
The Kansas Jayhawks will be represented by seven individuals competing across three entries on March 13-14 at the 2020 NCAA Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., the NCAA announced on Wednesday, including Chloe Akin-Otiko, Zach Bradford, Jedah Caldwell, Zantori Dickerson, Gleb Dudarev, Honour Finley and Mariah Kuykendoll.
The Kansas men’s and women’s track & field teams wrapped up their weekend at the 2020 Big 12 Indoor Championship at the Lied Recreation Center in Ames, Iowa on Saturday, with the KU women finishing sixth as a team, and the Jayhawk men placing ninth.
Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Championships - Day Two
Kansas senior Gleb Dudarev secured his third individual indoor title in the men’s weight throw at the Big 12 Indoor Championship at the Lied Recreation Center in Ames, Iowa, while the Jayhawks earned six podium finishes in five events on Friday.