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Track & Field

Texas women’s track and field claims its 14th Big 12 indoor title

Texas women’s track and field claims its 14th Big 12 indoor title

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter February 26, 2024

The No. 7 ranked Texas women’s track and field team was crowned indoor conference champions one last time before joining the SEC at the 2024 Big 12 Indoor Championships in Lubbock this weekend.  The...

Texas mens track and field look to exit Big 12 with conference title

Texas men’s track and field look to exit Big 12 with conference title

Jacob Shaw, General Sports Reporter February 22, 2024

The No. 7 ranked Texas Longhorns men’s track and field are on the final stretch of the season and are ready to sprint past the finish line. This upcoming weekend, the team will travel to Lubbock,...

Freshman thrower Nina Ndubuisi talks life as a student athlete, goals for indoor championship season

Freshman thrower Nina Ndubuisi talks life as a student athlete, goals for indoor championship season

Sophia Sandoval, General Sports Reporter February 21, 2024

Texas women’s track and field shot put thrower Nina Ndubuisi said she came to Texas because of the prestige of the program, and has found herself abundant with success so far. She achieved a personal...

Historic mens track and field season nears finish line

Historic men’s track and field season nears finish line

Caiden Lujin, General Sports Reporter February 15, 2024

Two months into an already record-breaking men’s track and field season, Texas aims to keep pace. With a program record time in the 4x400-meter relay last weekend, an NCAA-wide heptathlon record and...

Graduate student Haftu Knight along with seniors Devin Hart and Rodger Rivera, led the pack at the Stormy Seas Opener on Sept. 1, 2023. All three crossed the finish line together at the end of the course.

Cross country student-athletes recognized as community heroes, continue to advocate for their beliefs, inspire others to help

Elijah Garcia, General Sports Reporter October 3, 2023

The Hook 'Em's Community Heroes organization recognizes Texas student-athletes who strive to impact their community positively. Recently, two selections came from cross-country student-athletes Haftu Knight,...

Julien Alfred becomes first Longhorn to sweep USTFCCCA Track Athlete of the Year awards

Julien Alfred becomes first Longhorn to sweep USTFCCCA Track Athlete of the Year awards

Lindsey Plotkin, Senior Sports Reporter July 3, 2023

Despite being the first Texas Longhorn in history to sweep the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Track Athlete of the Year awards, Julien Alfred is still not satisfied....

Texas Womens track and field athletes make Bowerman Watch List

Texas Women’s track and field athletes make Bowerman Watch List

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter June 15, 2023

In collegiate track and field, there is not an A-list.  Instead, there’s the B-list, or The Bowerman Watch List, which names the top 10 male and female athletes across all events during each month...

Texas women’s track and field finish out season with fifth championship title

Texas women’s track and field finish out season with fifth championship title

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter June 11, 2023

Texas track and field finished off its season on a positive note by earning a women’s championship win and a men’s 13th place ranking in the NCAA Outdoor Championships, with the Forty Acres hosting...

Jeremiah Nubbe views Texas as ‘best of both worlds’

Jeremiah Nubbe views Texas as ‘best of both worlds’

Gabby Norman, General Sports Reporter April 13, 2023

Co-valedictorian of his high school class, three-time outdoor track and field national champion, two-time Washington state Gatorade Performer of the Year in 2020 and 2022, and an alternate on the USA U20...

Senior Leo Neugebauer propels himself above a pole vault lath during the  94th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Thursday, March 24, 2022, at Mike A. Myers Track and Soccer Stadium. Neugebauer, a native of Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany, holds the title of being a three-time All-American.

Leo Neugebauer, Kristine Blazevica shine in first half of Texas Relays

Lia Hoang, General Sports Reporter April 2, 2023

No. 10/1 Texas track and field started the first two days of the 95th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays with some of its best performances of the season.  Wednesday’s events were filled with stiff competition...

Former Texas track star finding her way through sports media in rural Wisconsin

Former Texas track star finding her way through sports media in rural Wisconsin

JT Bowen, General Sports Reporter March 6, 2023

Snow falls outside Serenity Douglas’ window in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, an exceedingly common and not yet welcome sight for the ex-sprinter accustomed to Austin’s warm winters. Now a sports reporter...

Texas track and field claim victories in field events at Longhorn Invitational

Texas track and field claim victories in field events at Longhorn Invitational

Aakriti Singla, General Sports Reporter March 5, 2023

Coming off its second and third placements at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in Lubbock, No. 8/1 Texas track and field kept up its momentum at the Longhorn Invitational on Saturday. Saturday’s early...

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