Women's Outdoor Track & Field

NCAA Woman of the Year seizes her opportunities

Former track and field student-athlete Ifeatu Okafor, an exercise and sport sciences graduate of Texas Tech University, on balancing school and sports: "Being a student-athlete and having to perform well in the classroom has definitely...

Brown got the most from her collegiate experience

By Erica Rath NCAA.org When Division II conferences were asked to nominate honorees for the division’s 40th Anniversary Tribute Team, it’s no wonder the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference came up with Lauren Brown. She...

Good medicine on and off the track

By Jack Copeland NCAA.org While a swimming and track student-athlete at Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Sarah Schettle developed a reputation for encouraging not only teammates but also opponents to give their best effort and to enjoy the experience...

Overcoming obstacles is normal for Aimee Mullins

By Greg Johnson NCAA.org Aimee Mullins was born without fibulae and had both legs amputated below the knees as an infant, but athletics still has been a foundation in her life. Doctors initially thought Mullins would go through life...

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