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Track and field sets school records on west coast trip

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier track and field team had a busy schedule this past weekend. While a few athletes competed in the All- Ohio Championships at the University of Cincinnati, the remainder of the team started off the weekend across the country in Azuza, Calif., in the Bryan Clay Invitational on April … Continue reading

Track team starts outdoor campaign

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier track and field team opened up its outdoor season on Saturday in the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis. The men and women both had strong meets that left them with 22 top-10 performances. On the men’s side there were some top finishers in both running and field events. … Continue reading

School records fall at Big East track meet

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Xavier concluded its indoor track season at the 2017 Big East Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday. Prior to the meet, the Musketeers were looking forward to the championships and ready to perform. Earlier in the week, senior Josh Phelan shared his anticipation and determination. “We’ve broken 15 school … Continue reading

T&F team shines at Marshall

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Xavier track and field traveled to Huntington, W. Va., for the Thundering Herd Invitational last Friday, hosted by Marshall University. Xavier competed against schools such as Georgia State University, Belmont University, Ohio University, Saint Louis University and the University of Toledo. Coming off of a successful indoor season, the men’s … Continue reading

Track team opens strong

By: Luke Feliciano ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier track and field team had a successful first meet of the season in Fort Wayne, Ind., at the Mastodon Opener with a total of five individual wins and two school records. The meet included teams such as Butler, Miami (OH), Northern Kentucky, Ball State, IUPUI and Wright State. … Continue reading

Track signs 7-year-old for IMPACT

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Jacob Armstrong, a 7-yearold with Cystic fibrosis, joined Xavier’s track and field and cross country teams on Aug. 28. Armstrong signed an honorary National Letter of Intent on “Draft Day” at the Cintas Center. The event was the result of a collaboration between Xavier and Team IMPACT, a national organization … Continue reading

Track runs at Butler

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ Xavier track and field competed in its first meet of the outdoor season at the Stan Lyons Invitational hosted by Butler on March 19. The women’s team, led by freshman Kara Robinson’s first place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:05.43, placed fourth out of 12 teams. … Continue reading

Track runs wild at UK

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The track and field team opened the 2016 Indoor Season at the Kentucky Track and Field Invitational at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The highlight of the meet for the women’s team was the 3000 meter race, in which all four runners placed in the top 30, including two … Continue reading

Track and Field keeps running

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Xavier Track and Field returns to Cincinnati this week, coming off a jam-packed weekend of competition. Starting their weekend early, the team headed to Muncie, Ind. to compete in the Cardinal Invitational at Ball State. There they posted a slew of top-five finishes against major competition such as Kent State, … Continue reading

Track and field teams continue success

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier track and field team is off to a good start in April. The Musketeers headed to Oxford, Ohio, to compete in the All-Ohio Championship after the men’s 4×800-meter team shattered a school record in the final day of competition at the Florida Relays the previous weekend. The All-Ohio … Continue reading