University of Kansas sophomore Zach Bradford was named the Big 12 track & field Athlete of the Week for the second-straight week, the conference announced on Wednesday, after winning the pole vault at the Michael Johnson Invitational with a clearance of 5.71m (18-8.75 ft.).
The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in a pair of meets this weekend as it is in action at the Sooner Invitational in Norman, Oklahoma and the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco, Texas April 16-17.
After jumping the KU indoor school record in the pole vault at the Tom Botts Invitational on Saturday, Kansas sophomore Zach Bradford has been named the Big 12 Athlete of the Week, the conference announced on Wednesday.
Kansas’ Zach Bradford set the indoor pole vault school record on day two of the Tom Botts Invitational in Columbia, Missouri on Saturday, clearing 5.81m (19-0.75 ft.). Due to weather, the event was contested indoors.
The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams concluded day one of the Tom Botts Invitational at Audrey J. Walton Stadium in Columbia, Missouri on Friday, winning three events paired with a number of personal bests.
After a strong start to the Texas Relays on Thursday, the Kansas men’s and women’s track & field teams continued its successful weekend on Friday at the 93rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and ORU Invitational, notching 16 top-three finishes.
The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams split for the Texas Relays and Oral Roberts Invitational this weekend, with the 93rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays taking place March 25-27 and the ORU Invitational from March 26-27.