Track & Field

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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

Track and field teams hit indoor season hard

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in two weekend events during the indoor season thus far, taking down several school records in the process: the University of Findlay’s Oiler Opener in December and the two day indoor event at the Kentucky Invitational, Jan. 16-17. The Oiler Opener marked the start of the indoor track and field season. … Continue reading

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Xavier track & field finds more success

By: Nick McGill ~Staff Writer~ After completing the indoor season with many impressive personal records, the Xavier track and field teams took to the track in Indianapolis this weekend to open the outdoor season at the Butler Invitational. During the indoor season, several athletes were granted All-Big East honors and the student athletes are looking … Continue reading

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