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.
Now an eight-time SEC Champion, Karissa Schweizer will be the lone Tiger to compete in multiple events at Regionals.
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 used a 4:32.19 mile split for a comeback win in the women’s DMR.
Karissa Schweizer and Megan Cunningham each posted nationally competitive times on Thursday.
High jumper Landon Cuskelly led the way for Missouri a day after Karissa Schweizer’s record-breaking run.
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.
This year’s class includes recruits from five different countries.
Ja’Mari Ward also finished seventh in the men’s long jump at the meet.
Schweizer has plenty of experience at NCAA championship events, while Ward will make his first appearance at indoor nationals.
Karissa Schweizer and Ja’Mari Ward will be Missouri’s lone representatives at the NCAA championships in March.
The Tigers now have three athletes in NCAA qualifying positions ahead of next week’s SEC championships.
With championship season on the horizon, the Tigers competed in 19 events in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Schweizer’s 3,000-meter time bested her personal record by a full 25 seconds.
The Tigers competed in 23 events in the midseason meet.
Impact freshman Chris Conrad nearly medaled in his 800-meter debut.
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.
Ja’Mari Ward advanced to the Junior Pan American Championships, while Karissa Schweizer broke her own 5,000-meter school record.