Kansas junior Alexandra Emilianov earned First Team All-American honors in the women’s discus throw at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday, throwing 57.60m (189 ft.).
Kansas sophomore Samantha Van Hoecke placed eighth overall to earn First Team All-Amerca honors in the women’s pole vault final at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Thursday, clearing 4.20m (13-9.25 ft.).
Three Jayhawks earned All-American honors, including a runner-up finish from senior Gleb Dudarev in the men’s hammer throw, on the first day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
Five Jayhawks are set to make an appearance at the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon from June 9-12, as they compete amongst the best in the country for a shot at a national title.
Jayhawk Zach Bradford is one of the top collegiate pole vaulters, and in 2021, he has the best mark in the nation for a collegiate athlete. As he gears up for the NCAA Championships, how did he take up such a unique sport? And what is the secret to his success?
Kansas Athletics student-athletes continued to standout in the classroom, collecting a 3.40 department grade-point average for the 2021 spring semester. Each of the 14 teams recorded a 3.00 GPA or better, with five teams establishing new program records.
Kansas track and field assistant coach Tom Hays was named the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) men’s Midwest Region Coach of the Year on Friday, marking his second career Midwest Region Assistant Coach of the Year honor.
Kansas track and field junior Alexandra Emilianov qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships to be held June 9-12 in Eugene, Oregon in the women’s discus, launching a throw of 59.16m (194-1 ft.) to qualify for her third-career NCAA Outdoor Championship.
Kansas sophomore Samantha Van Hoecke qualified for her first career NCAA Outdoor Championships on the second day of the NCAA West Preliminary on Thursday, clearing a personal best 4.27m (14-0 ft.) in the women’s pole vault.