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Ward and Schweizer shine at USATF Championships

By Garrett Jones | June 26, 2017

Ja’Mari Ward advanced to the Junior Pan American Championships, while Karissa Schweizer broke her own 5,000-meter school record.

Mizzou track and field signs 13 athletes during spring National Signing Day

Mizzou track and field signs 13 athletes during spring National Signing Day

By Matthew Hosler | April 26, 2017

The Tigers add three state champions to their Class of 2017 haul, including three top 25 ranked athletes.

Mizzou track and field hosts annual Tom Botts Invitational, honors 23 seniors

Mizzou track and field hosts annual Tom Botts Invitational, honors 23 seniors

By Matthew Hosler | April 18, 2017

Maya Cody was named athlete of the meet, and Ja’Mari Ward recorded a top-five national mark.

The making of a champion: Schweizer wins second NCAA title

The making of a champion: Schweizer wins second NCAA title

By Matthew Hosler | March 14, 2017

Junior Karissa Schweizer is the first female two-time national champion and the first female multi-sport national champion in Mizzou Athletics history.

Schweizer takes home second NCAA National Championship of the year

Schweizer takes home second NCAA National Championship of the year

By Kody Block | March 12, 2017

Mizzou track and field finished in eighth place overall.

ICYMI: Schweizer and Kempfer shine, Missouri track and field struggles overall at SEC Indoor Championships

ICYMI: Schweizer and Kempfer shine, Missouri track and field struggles overall at SEC Indoor Championships

By Matthew Hosler | March 1, 2017

The men’s team failed to earn a medal and finished in last place, while the women’s team scored 30 points to place 10th.

Missouri track and field takes first place in seven events at Missouri Collegiate Open

Missouri track and field takes first place in seven events at Missouri Collegiate Open

By Kody Block | Feb. 20, 2017

Fifteen members of the team set personal records at Hearnes Center on Friday.

SEC Champion Kahmari Montgomery looks to prove freshman campaign was no fluke

SEC Champion Kahmari Montgomery looks to prove freshman campaign was no fluke

By Matthew Hosler | Feb. 16, 2017

After upsetting everyone last year to win the 400-meter dash SEC title, the sophomore is no longer the hunter — he's the hunted.

Track and field breaks records in Arkansas and Iowa over the weekend

Track and field breaks records in Arkansas and Iowa over the weekend

By Kody Block and Matthew Hosler | Feb. 13, 2017

The Tigers broke a number of previous marks as they competed in two different states.

Karissa Schweizer and the rest of Missouri track and field impress with a strong victory in Razorback invite

Karissa Schweizer and the rest of Missouri track and field impress with a strong victory in Razorback invite

By Matthew Hosler | Jan. 30, 2017

Tigers tally 10 personal records, but both men’s and women’s teams finish 13th overall in the meet.

Mizzou track and field kicks off season at Border Battle

Mizzou track and field kicks off season at Border Battle

By Matthew Hosler | Jan. 10, 2017

The Tigers had nine top-three finishes against Iowa and Illinois on Saturday.

Jumper Ja’Mari Ward set for a legendary track career

Jumper Ja’Mari Ward set for a legendary track career

By Matthew Hosler | Nov. 15, 2016

Millsap, who has coached Ward since the Missouri freshman was 11, talks about what makes the track star a possible future Olympian.

Karissa Schweizer looks to lead women’s cross-country to new heights

In Print: Karissa Schweizer looks to lead women’s cross-country to new heights

By Joe Noser | Oct. 10, 2016

Coach Marc Burns: “She’s a really respectful, thankful person, and she’s a coach’s dream because she does whatever you tell her to do and does it to a T.”

NCAA championships bring ‘magic’ to Missouri track and field

NCAA championships bring ‘magic’ to Missouri track and field

By Anne Rogers | June 14, 2016

Sophomore Karissa Schweizer ran a 16:02.82, good for third place in the 5,000-meter run, to close out the national meet for the Tigers.

Another race, another school record for Missouri women’s 4x100 meter relay team

By Anne Rogers | June 10, 2016

It was the fourth school record for the 4x100 meter squad.

Missouri track and field kicks off action at NCAA championships

By Anne Rogers | June 9, 2016

Fourteen Missouri athletes will compete at the NCAAs in Eugene, Oregon, to finish off a historic season.

News and Notes: Track and field, Darragh highlight Mizzou Athletics updates

By Peter Baugh | June 7, 2016

News and Notes: Track and field, Darragh highlight Mizzou Athletics updates

Missouri track and field posted fast times and surreal feelings on Senior Day

By Anne Rogers | April 16, 2016

The team will graduate 17 seniors this season.

Maneater Long Reads: Reaching for Rio

In Print: Maneater Long Reads: Reaching for Rio

By Peter Baugh | Feb. 10, 2016

The Maneater looks into 13 Missouri Tigers with a chance to make the Olympics and the process to get there.

SEC Championships come to Columbia

By Jacob Scholl | May 14, 2013

MU celebrates its inaugural year in SEC by hosting outdoor championships.

Tigers excel at Drake Relays

In Print: Tigers excel at Drake Relays

By Jacob Scholl | April 30, 2013

Haarklau, Roxberg break school records in javelin, 1,500-meter.

Tigers set to compete in historic Drake Relays

By Jacob Scholl | April 29, 2013

Missouri throwers competed this week in preparation.

Sports Blog: From California to Iowa, Tigers break more records

Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Scholl on April 23, 2013 at 3:39 p.m.

Senior distance runner Dan Quigley once again was breaking records this weekend for Missouri, as he placed 16th in the men’s Elite 5,000-meter with a time of 13:43.38. His beat his previous record by over 12 seconds. With this new time, Quigley now moves into second ...

Sports Blog: Freshman qualifies for Junior Track National Championship

Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Scholl on April 15, 2013 at 1:22 p.m.

The personal records continue to pile up for Missouri this track and field season, as athletes achieved thirteen PRs on Saturday in Oxford, Miss. Sophomore Jill Rushin dominated in the throwing ring. Rushin finished the day with a second place finish in the women’s shot put with a throw ...

Sports Blog: Track in action at Arkansas and California

Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Scholl on April 1, 2013 at 10:34 a.m.

Missouri came up big in their first away track meets of this outdoor season. A small group of three men’s distance runners traveled to Palo Alto, Calif. for the Stanford Invitational, while a much larger group of athletes competed in Fayetteville, Ark. for the Spring Invitational. On Friday in ...

Sports Blog: Tigers compete at Indoor Championships

Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Scholl on March 10, 2013 at 6:25 p.m.

Four Tiger athletes qualified for this year’s NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship this weekend in Fayetteville, Ark. During Friday’s meet, senior Malcolm Pennix placed 14th in the men’s long jump with a mark of 24 feet 3.5 inches. Senior distance runner Laura Roxberg finished 16th ...

Sports Blog: Tigers make final preparations before Nationals

Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Scholl on March 3, 2013 at 2:35 p.m.

Better late than never. A handful of Missouri athletes participated in two last-chance qualifier meets this weekend before next weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. A group of Missouri's best throwers traveled north to Ames, Iowa, for the Iowa State Qualifier. Senior Jacob Bullinger placed third in ...

Men place eighth, women place ninth in SEC Indoor Track

By Jacob Scholl | Feb. 26, 2013

Markesh Woodson and Laura Roxberg placed first and second in their events.

Sports Blog: Day two of conference championship filled with medals, disappointment

Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Scholl on Feb. 24, 2013 at 11:22 a.m.

On day two of the Missouri’s first-ever Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship, the Tigers both rose above expectations and fell short. Freshman sprinter Markesh Woodson placed second in the preliminary round of the 60-meter dash, putting himself in a great position to possibly medal on Sunday. Senior ...

Sports Blog: Track and Field competes on first day of conference meet

Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Scholl on Feb. 23, 2013 at 11:31 a.m.

On Friday, Missouri’s heptathlete and pentathletes competed in their first Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship. Sophomore heptathlete Tim Gilman was the only male Tiger in action on Friday, while freshman Katrine Haarklau and sophomore Morgan Whitson competed in the women’s pentathlon. On the men’s side ...

In Print: Track team breaks records in Washington, Arkansas

By Jacob Scholl | Feb. 12, 2013

Freshman Markesh Woodson broke the record for 60-meter dash twice.

Sports Blog: Former Missouri runner Leinert falls short at Olympic Trials

Posted to Sports Blog by Brent Pearson on June 24, 2012 at 1:49 p.m.

Former Missouri runner Shannon Leinert’s hopes for a trip to London for the 2012 Olympic games in the 800-meter dash ended Saturday night. Leinert’s began competition at the Olympic Trials on Friday night in Eugene, Ore. Out of 32 runners, Leinert recorded the sixth best time of 2 ...

Sports Blog: Peoples becomes Missouri's first female to be named Big 12 Outstanding Freshman

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on May 17, 2012 at 6:24 p.m.

Missouri freshman Kearsten Peoples was named the Big 12 Conference Track and Field Outstanding Female Freshman of the Year on Wednesday, as part of the postseason honors voted upon by league coaches. She is the first female in school history to earn the title. In her debut year with the ...

Sports Blog: Missouri track teams meet personal and school bests at Big 12 Championships

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on May 14, 2012 at 3:47 p.m.

Despite the Missouri men’s team (10th) and women’s team (7th) finishing at and near the bottom of the Big 12 Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships over the weekend, plenty of members met personal and program bests at the competition, hosted by Kansas State at the R.V. Christian ...

Sports Blog: Tiger track outpaces competition at Missouri Collegiate Challenge

Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Feb. 19, 2012 at 12:51 p.m.

The Missouri track and field team hosted and competed in the Missouri Collegiate Challenge on Friday and hosted the Missouri All-Comers meet Saturday. On Friday, the Tigers set new meet records in the long jump and triple jump on the men’s side. Freshman Jeremy Lampley won the triple jump ...

Sports Blog: Missouri track and field teams compete at Texas A&M

Posted to Sports Blog by Mac Mischke on Feb. 12, 2012 at 3:22 p.m.

The MU track team competed in the Texas A&M Invitational over the weekend in College Station, Texas. The Tigers came away with a second-place team finish for the men and third-place finish for the women, as well as a host of personal bests. For the men, freshman Jeremy Lampley ...

Sports Blog: Tiger men, women compete in Bill Bergan Invitational

Posted to Sports Blog by Mac Mischke on Jan. 29, 2012 at 6:25 p.m.

The Missouri men's and women's track and field team traveled to Ames, Iowa, to compete in the Bill Bergan Invitational on Saturday, where two Tiger athletes achieved national rankings in their events. Missouri juniors Brooks Mosier and Laura Roxberg set personal bests in the shot put and the ...

Sports Blog: Pennix named Big 12 track male athlete of the week

Posted to Sports Blog by Nate Atkins on Jan. 17, 2012 at 11:00 p.m.

Missouri track and field junior Malcolm Pennix was named Big 12 Conference track and field male athlete of the week Tuesday by the league office. He is the first Tiger to claim the award since former All-American Brian Hancock took home the honor Feb. 22, 2011. Pennix debuted in black ...

In Print: Tigers shine in Missouri Relays

By Steve Cassidy | April 5, 2011

The women's squad took three titles and the men won seven.

Missouri track and field ends season on high note

In Print: Missouri track and field ends season on high note

By Steve Cassidy | Feb. 22, 2011

Nationally-ranked pole vaulter Brian Hancock set a school record.

In Print: MU student athletes rank second in Big 12 academically

By Kahler Billingherst | July 7, 2010

Students' Academic Progress Rates ranked behind only the University of Colorado.

Sports Blog: Cantwell wins second consecutive U.S. shotput title

Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Mink on June 28, 2010 at 5:20 p.m.

Former Missouri track and field star Christian Cantwell won his second consecutive U.S. shot-put title Sunday with a throw of 71 feet, ½ inch at Drake Stadium in Iowa. Cantwell entered as the top seed in a very competitive group, which included the top three throwers in the world ...

McGuire, seniors prepare for final home meet

In Print: McGuire, seniors prepare for final home meet

By Brian Haenchen | May 7, 2010

Coach Rick McGuire is leaving the Tigers after 27 years of coaching.

In Print: Sports shorts

By Sean Leahy and Zach Miller | May 4, 2010

Baseball Missouri won the first game of a three-game weekend series at Texas Tech on Friday. In the final game, senior first baseman Aaron Senne broke the Missouri record for career hits. The Tigers won the first game of the series 12-8 in 11 innings. After blowing a save by ...

In Print: Sports shorts

By Sean Leahy | April 20, 2010

Tennis Missouri tennis suffered a pair of losses in a weekend road trip to two Texas schools. No. 2 Baylor shut out the Tigers 7-0 Friday. The Bears swept the singles matches and took two of three of the doubles matches. Missouri broke through with senior Kristen Bleakley and freshman ...

Sports shorts

By Sean Leahy and Zach Miller | April 6, 2010

Baseball The Missouri baseball team started conference play with a series loss at Texas A&M on March 26 through March 28. The Tigers then split a two-game midweek series with Purdue and lost a weekend series to Baylor. Missouri lost two close games to start the series against Texas ...

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In Print: Sports shorts

By Ben Kupiszewski and Sean Leahy | March 16, 2010

Gymnastics Missouri's shortcomings in the last rotation allowed No. 13 Illinois (9-7) to beat the Tigers in a close affair Saturday. The No. 14 Tigers (10-3, 1-2 Big 12) led the fighting Illini to the end of each rotation, except the last one, as the judges tallied the final ...

Sports Blog: Adcock has career day at Missouri Collegiate Challenge

Posted to Sports Blog by Eric Short on Feb. 23, 2010 at 12:17 a.m.

The Missouri track and field team finished its home indoor season Friday hosting the Missouri Collegiate Challenge at the Hearnes Center Fieldhouse. Senior Nick Adcock had a record-breaking day as he broke his own school record in the 60-meter hurdles and set a personal best in the pole vault. Adcock ...