­Irish vaulter Saxer Named to USTFCCCA Track All-Academic Team

Published on July 13, 2009 |

NOTRE DAME, Ind. ­ Irish pole vaulter Mary Saxer has been named to the USTFCCCA Track and Field All-Academic Team, the organization announced Monday. Saxer earned two All-America honors this season in the indoor and outdoor pole vault before graduating in May with a degree in Marketing and a 3.093 cumulative grade-point average. Saxer garnered…

Could A&M's fiscal cuts be a sign of a deeper financial crisis?

Published on July 6, 2009 |

The holiday weekend was a bad time around Texas A&M, where unprecedented economic struggles are leading to major financial changes in the school’s athletic department.

Shawn Forrest Interview – 'a great season'

Published on July 6, 2009 |

Shawn Forrest could be Australia’s most under-rated distance runner. Currently on a scholarship with Arkansas, Runners Tribe managed to catch up with Shawn shortly after his brilliant 2nd place to Galen Rupp at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships…..READ MORE

UCLA Change is Overdue

Published on July 5, 2009 |

For 28 years, UCLA has had one thing that no other program could match: Art Venegas. A throws guru, a rousing speaker, and a fierce competitor, Art Venegas built up a throws program at UCLA that has gone unmatched by any school in NCAA history. His throwers won 33 individual NCAA titles, set four Art…

Mediocrity not good enough – Art Venegas will not return to UCLA

Published on July 3, 2009 |

Art Venegas, who has served as UCLA’s head men’s track and field coach for the past 10 years, will not return for the 2009-10 school year, it was announced today by Glenn L. Toth, Sr. Associate Athletic Director and sport supervisor for the track and field program. One of the nation’s premier throws coaches, Venegas…

Purdue’s Kara Patterson is U.S. trials Javelin winner again

Published on June 28, 2009 |

EUGENE, Ore. – Purdue’s Kara Patterson won her second consecutive USA Championship in the women’s javelin on Saturday, topping the national field with an enormous career-best throw of 63.95 meters (209-10). The mark and victory advances her to the 2009 World Championships, to be held August 15-23, in Berlin, Germany.

Mission College to Oregon University – Jordan Hasay's Rise to the Top

Published on June 25, 2009 |

On the 31st July, 2004 a future star of the track was born. Standing at only 5 feet tall, Jordan Hasay ran an amazing 9:48.77 over 3000m at the US Junior Olympics in Eugene, Oregon and in the process showed the world of track and field that one day she would be a star of…

Purdue's Patterson named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America

Published on June 20, 2009 |

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue track and field standout took home her second All-America award in a week on Friday, earning ESPN The Magazine First-Team Academic All-America honors for women’s track and field/cross country University Division.

Why Trindon Holliday and other Tigers will cry

Published on June 15, 2009 |

Golden Age Update – Speed Kills: Why Trindon Holliday and Other Tigers Will Make Defensive Coordinators Cry!

Runner's Tribe NCAA Recap

Published on June 14, 2009 |

Few meets can rival the NCAA Championships for drama, intrigue, and upsets. It combines elite, world-leading performances with tight team competitions in which the difference between 6th and 8th can make or break a team.

Makusha defends long jump crown, Williams takes women's crown – NCAA Day IIs

Published on June 11, 2009 |

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Florida State pair of Kimberly Williams and Ngonidzashe Makusha won the men’s and women’s Long Jump titles on the second day of competition at the NCAA Championships on Thursday.

Colorado's Barringer wins track and field Honda Award

Published on June 11, 2009 |

NEW YORK — Colorado star distance runner Jennifer Barringer has been named the 2009 Honda Award for track and field.