Women's Outdoor Track & Field

Texas A&M-Commerce reprimanded for conduct at championship

Texas A&M-Commerce has received a public reprimand, suspensions and a financial penalty after misconduct by student-athletes and an assistant coach at the NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships in May in Kingsville, Texas.

Former Central Florida cross country coach violated head coach control rules

The former University of Central Florida head women’s cross country/track and field coach violated NCAA head coach control rules when she did not promote an atmosphere for compliance and failed to monitor a former assistant women’s cross country coach.

Notre Dame de Namur student-athlete gives back to Uganda even after she returns home

Once she returned home from Uganda, Arianna Cunha found a way to continue helping a program that uses sports to teach children about health.

Former Lane College head cross country coach acted unethically

The former Lane College head cross country and track and field coach violated NCAA ethical conduct rules when he directed an ineligible women’s cross country and track and field student-athlete to compete at cross country events under the name of an injured student-athlete, according to the NCAA Division II Committee on Infractions.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee named 2019 Ford Award recipient

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is the 2019 recipient of the NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award, which honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for college sports.

Oregon commits violations in men’s and women’s basketball, women’s track and field, and football

The head University of Oregon women’s basketball coach failed to monitor and promote an atmosphere of compliance in his program, and the head men’s basketball coach failed to monitor his director of basketball operations.

2019 Rhodes Scholars include NCAA Division III student-athlete

Katie Kowal, a former track and field student-athlete at Lewis & Clark, is among 32 American students selected as Rhodes Scholars.

Expanded exchange zones approved in track and field

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved expanding the exchange zones to 30 meters in men’s and women’s track and field sprint relay races.

Uniform rule recommended in track and field

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Rules Committee recommended all members of teams must wear the same uniforms, starting in the 2018-19 academic year.

Before Point Loma twins were runners, they played them on TV

Brianna and Marissa Bartello, now leaders on the Point Loma cross country and track and field teams, first laced up their running shoes as actors, not as runners. The two portrayed Sue Heck’s middle school cross country teammates on “The Middle.”

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