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All-American Pole Vaulter Shares His Story on Finding the Right Coach

Chris Nilsen, the University of South Dakota junior and three-time NCAA title pole vaulting champ, reached new heights in the 2018-19 track and field season.  In April, Nilsen beat the 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and 2017 World Champion Sam Kendricks to win the pole vault at the 110th Drake Relays. He cleared the bar with

November 25, 2019 Kathleen Juffer

Lane College Cross Country Receives NCAA Sanctions in Response to an Ineligible Athlete Competing Under a False Name

The women’s cross country and track and field programs at Tennessee’s Lane College are facing two years of probation along with other sanctions as a result of NCAA violations committed in the 2016-2017 season. An incident involving an ineligible athlete competing under a false name led the NCAA DII Committee of Infractions to investigate the

February 11, 2019

Olympian and World Champion Georganne Moline Talks About the Importance of the Coach-Athlete Relationship

Amidst her incredible collegiate career at the University of Arizona where she placed second in the NCAA finals, Georganne Moline earned a spot on the roster for the 2012 Olympics as the youngest competitor in the 400m Hurdles. After an impressive fifth place finish in London, she went on to earn the title of World

February 1, 2019

6 Tips and Tricks for being a Well-Rounded Track & Field Athlete

Track & field is one of the oldest sports that we have; it’s been around since ancient times. The sport was established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.  Track & field also include road running, cross country running, and race walking. Most track & field events are individual sports. And they only have

November 20, 2018

Davidson College Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Offer Recruiting Advice

Davidson College is a private liberal arts college in Davidson, NC. The college offers 26 majors and 17 minors. About 25 percent of the student participate in 19 NCAA Division 1 Sports. One very successful sport at the school is Track & Field/Cross Country which is led by Coach Jen Straub. She is in her

October 8, 2018

NCAA Rule Change: Will Track & Field be the Same?

Sports, society, and life in general are always changing and adapting to fit the needs of changing cultures.  Such changes cause techniques and mindsets, that have been around for ages, to alter to meet the present standards.  Even changes on a small scale such as a little league adjusting its age rules/cut-off dates can affect

October 1, 2018

NCAA D1 Dual Athlete: Rugby and Shot Put National Champion

NCAA Division 1 dual Rugby and Track & Field athlete, Mikah Maples, has won multiple national championships in rugby as well as set a new school record for shot put while at Quinnipiac University. Listen now as she talks about how she became a dual college athlete, how she balances participating in two sports, her

May 14, 2018

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