The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams placed nine individuals on the podium on day two of the Big 12 Outdoor Championship in Lubbock, Texas on Saturday, highlighted by a pair of runner-up performance from Alexander Jung (decathlon) and Lona Latema (3,000 meter-steeplechase).
The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams got off to a strong start on day one of the Big 12 Outdoor Championship in Lubbock, Texas on Friday, with three Jayhawks making the podium along with several personal bests being set.
Kansas track and field is set to compete at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship at the Fuller Track Complex in Lubbock, Texas from May 13-15, as the Jayhawks compete amongst the best in the Big 12 Conference. The meet will stream live on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.
Kansas track & field was represented by 41 individuals on the 2022 Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field team, the Big 12 Conference announced, highlighted by a league-high 23 individuals on the men’s teams.
Billy Mills has mixed emotions when it comes to Lawrence and returning to KU. In his words, it’s where he never had a great race as a long-distance runner. And like most campuses across America at the time, he would experience racism for his Native American heritage.
The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams celebrated 22 seniors at the Rock Chalk Classic at Rock Chalk Park on Saturday, which marked the final home meet of the 2021-22 season for the Jayhawks.