Marshall senior Erin Compton has burst onto the national scene this season and is throwing further and harder than ever in her career. Compton looks to be the front runner in the MAC and could capture conference titles in both the hammer and discus event.
Brittany Whitaker is a multi event athlete at Blue Ridge High School. The senior signed with Western Carolina University.
Almost claiming the shot put title indoors, Taylor has emerged as one of the best throwers in the nation. The junior hopes to cap off another great season with a national title to take back to Ohio State.
Not only is he the fastest 1500-meter high school runner in the nation, but Flagler Palm Coast Bulldog Sam Vazquez has another reason for his national counter parts to envy him. Vazquez has offically signed a letter of intent to attend the prestigious University of Arkansas.
Since coming to Iona from Kenya, Kiplagat has enjoyed tremendous success on the cross country course and the track. The freshman looks to push his name even higher in the ranks come the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Interview with Martin County senior and Florida State University recruit, JP Cook.
When Tulane University dropped its men
Friday highlights of Virginia individuals and relays at the Penn Relays.
Highlights of Virginia teams and individuals from Thursday's action
Not many people have heard of him before this year. Perhaps Alabama's Peter Etoot likes to keep it that way.
The announcement that there would be no cross country Prestate Meet this year left some coaches uneasy. In a cooperation between the state meet staff and flrunners.com, we are excited to announce Florida's biggest and most elite race will take place at the state championship course!
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the winners of the men
Beth Jordan is a senior at Aiken High School. The Hornet will continue her track & field career next year at Clemson University.
Exploding on the scene this year, Hicks won gold at the 2002 World Junior Championships in the 110 meter hurdles. Also a favorite for the NCAA title, Hicks looks to turn even more heads this season.
As one of the top hurdlers in the nation right now, Wilson looks to capture titles in both the 110 and 400 meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. As one who looks up to and gets advice from Felix Sanchez, the possibilities are endless.
Forgive some for dismissing Gary Kikaya's 44.51 NCAA 400m win last May as a one-hit wonder. After all, sub-45 performers come and go at the NCAA ranks, even if their winning runs hold up to the be the third fastest of the year.
Less than a week after signing a scholarship with one of the top collegiate track programs in the nation, Scottsboro senior Daniel Nolan scored three personal bests (all school and meet records) and five wins at his final home invitational at Trammell Stadium in Scottsboro.
Because of some actual or perceived confusion with the new presenters (National Scholastic Sports Foundation, Inc.) and site (Cary, NC) of the Great American Cross Country Festival, the preliminary entry deadline has been extended until June 1, 2003. To register, go to www.nationalscholastic.org and click on the Great American logo.
University of Alabama men
University of Alabama distance star and 6-time National Champion, David Kimani passed away on Wednesday.
The current American Junior Record Holder in the 3000-meter steeplechase, Kremer has earned All-American accolades in cross country and track & field. The Academic All-American spoke about her development and how her Dad is an inspiration to her.
The 800-meter specialist from Alaska will be a major threat in the SEC this season along with a run for the NCAA Championships. With the help of her twin sister Caitlin, Sarah Reese hopes to bring Auburn to a new level.
One of the premier middle distance runners in the SEC today, Caitlin Reese looks to score some major points at the conference meet and make nationals. The Alaska state record holder hopes to break more personal bests this season.
Interview with Oviedo sophomore sensation, Jenny Barringer.
The Division III record-holder and multiple All-American and national champion in the 400 meters has shown great promise for even faster times this season. Rock hopes to once again stand tall along side his team for a run at the national championship.
After taking runner-up in the triple jump and sixth in the long jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships, Wilson looks forward to grabbing the elusive national title which has been well within his reach.
While many of the state's top boys were flying accross the country to find competition, Paul Cross found it in his own backyard. He won the college division of the Gatorade Invitational with a second-best all-time 1:49.27.
The 2003 Greenville County Championships took place this Thursday and Friday at Eastside High School. Eastside captured the boys and girls Division I title. Blue Ridge captured the girls Division II title and Greer captured the boys title.
Jenny Barringer of Oviedo had just one goal in mind going into tonight's 3200m race: break 11-Minutes!
Already proven to be one of the more talented athletes in the javelin this season, Warr has shown great strides with his mark over 230 feet. The Utah State record-holder hopes to achieve even more accolades in his final season.
Beginning next spring, St. Thomas University will compliment its cross country program with a track team.
Homewood sophomore Josh Pawlik has been improving so quickly for so long now that it\'s hard to pick a single point to mark the beginning of his rise to the upper ranks of Alabama\'s distance running elite. His presence there, however, is now much more noticeable.
One of the best young pole vaulters in the country today, Most has shown signs of greatness already. The All-American hopes to take home what he has always wanted: a national title.
The Gus Lacy Track Classic
Arguably the best distance runner in the Big East, Metcalfe also placed ninth at the NCAA Cross Country Championships and is coming off a fourth place finish in the 3000 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Metcalfe has faster times ahead as well.
Just to think. Virginia\'s top high jumper in Lord Botetourt senior Adam Linkenauger could have been milking cows for the rest of his life if it was not for the advice of a brother. Instead Linkenauger is setting state meet records, earning All-American honors, and clearing the seven foot barrier in his gifted specialty of the high jump.
Chase Shealy is a senior at Brookland Cayce. Shealy's indoor campaign included a win at the Virginia Tech Challenge and a second place finish at the Nike Indoor Championships in Landover, Maryland. Last time out Shealy cleared 16'6" at the Coaches Classic on Mar. 29. Chase will continue his pole vault career next year at Arkansas State University.This outdoor season Shealy is looking to clear 17'10" in the vault. Also showing exceptional outings in the vault this outdoor season is Mitch Greeley of Northwestern, Beth Jordan of Aiken, and Helen Kirkland of Wando.
Aduba is coming off a very successful indoor campaign where she earned All-American in both the long jump and triple jump for the Nittany Lions. Already opening the outdoor season on a high note, Aduba hopes for more hardware again.
The 60 meter hurdle indoor champion looks to make a splash again with a title run in the 110 meter hurdles. A member of the Volunteer football team as well, Greer looks for bigger and better things in his first full outdoor season at Tennessee.
Already making his claim as a favorite in the 400 hurdles, Ferguson also holds the national high school record in the event. Also a part of the 4x400 meter relay team, Ferguson hopes to bring home some national titles for the Gamecocks.
Galgano hails as one of the best runners in the Ivy League today. Originally from Hotchkiss, Colorado, the junior just missed qualifying for the nationals in the 800 meters this past indoor season. With even bigger goals ahead, Galgano looks for more challenges.
Tigchelaar, Gill were named ACC Performers Of The Week. Both individuals earned NCAA automatic bids in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Cardinal Invitational Their 10K times of 28:33.81 and 33:14.98 are both new school records and place them number one in the nation at the distances.