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Schweizer goes out on top with sixth national title

Schweizer won the 5,000 meter run and finished third in the 10,000 meter run for Missouri at her last NCAA Championships, while Gabi Jacobs finished fifth in the women’s discus.

Missouri claims three SEC championships, will send 13 athletes to track and field Regionals

Now an eight-time SEC Champion, Karissa Schweizer will be the lone Tiger to compete in multiple events at Regionals.

For these two Missouri athletes, Eastern Europe is home, but Columbia is where the track is

Valeria Kostiuk and Rauno Liitmae have each settled in far from their home countries to don black and gold, reflecting the trek of many international collegiate athletes.

As collegiate career ends, Karissa Schweizer reigns as most decorated Missouri athlete in school history

Schweizer has laid claim to eight All-American honors, six school records and five national championships (and counting).

Schweizer comes from behind to give track and field third win on final day of Drake Relays

Schweizer used a 4:32.19 mile split for a comeback win in the women’s DMR.

Schweizer’s happy homecoming headlines Missouri’s first day at Drake Relays

Karissa Schweizer and Megan Cunningham each posted nationally competitive times on Thursday.

Tigers grab five event wins to wrap up senior day at Tom Botts Invitational

High jumper Landon Cuskelly led the way for Missouri a day after Karissa Schweizer’s record-breaking run.

Schweizer wins 1,500-meter run, breaks sixth school record at Tom Botts Invitational

Schweizer broke her sixth school record with a time of 4:12.83.

Track and field wins five events at John McDonnell Invitational, Cunningham wins 5K at Gorilla Classic

Cunningham finished with a time of 16:03, the fourth-fastest time in school history.

World-ranked athletes headline track and field recruiting class

This year’s class includes recruits from five different countries.

Karissa Schweizer finishes indoor season with two national championships

Ja’Mari Ward also finished seventh in the men’s long jump at the meet.

Schweizer, Ward aim to add to championship pedigrees at indoor NCAA championships

Schweizer has plenty of experience at NCAA championship events, while Ward will make his first appearance at indoor nationals.

Schweizer, Cunningham highlight an otherwise grim SEC championships for the Tigers

Karissa Schweizer and Ja’Mari Ward will be Missouri’s lone representatives at the NCAA championships in March.

Ja’Mari Ward breaks school long jump record at Missouri Collegiate Challenge

The Tigers now have three athletes in NCAA qualifying positions ahead of next week’s SEC championships.

Ja’Mari Ward, Gabi Jacobs set track and field program top-10 marks at Tyson Invitational

With championship season on the horizon, the Tigers competed in 19 events in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Karissa Schweizer breaks NCAA record at Millrose Games in New York City

Schweizer’s 3,000-meter time bested her personal record by a full 25 seconds.

Schweizer’s mile run headlines Missouri’s performance at the Columbia Challenge

The Tigers competed in 23 events in the midseason meet.

Two all-time top-10 marks fall in up-and-down performance at Vanderbilt Invitational

Impact freshman Chris Conrad nearly medaled in his 800-meter debut.

Karissa Schweizer builds a bright future for Mizzou women’s cross-country

After capturing her third national title in track and field, Schweizer will look to bring Mizzou women’s cross-country its first team national championship.

Ward and Schweizer shine at USATF Championships

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