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 Championship featured several of Ohio’s top teams, from the Ohio State Buckeyes to the Miami Redhawks. Competition began on April 10 at the George Rider Track. Xavier’s top performance of opening day came from sophomore Delainey Burnett. She took third place in the 10,000-meter run … Continue reading Track and field teams continue success

Records set by XU T&F

By: Nick McGill ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to New York City to compete in the Big East Indoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend. The weekend was filled with athletes and relay teams setting personal bests and breaking school records, while a handful of individuals and teams placed high in their events. Headlining the men’s side of the competition was senior Craig Krcal who won the Big East title in the pole vault, jumping a height of 4.70 meters. Krcal narrowly won the title edging Villanova’s Chris Daughtery by a height … Continue reading Records set by XU T&F

Xavier track and field impresses in Indiana invitationals

By: Nick McGill ~Staff Writer~ After competing in the Mastodon Duals at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) in Fort Wayne, Ind. on Jan. 25, the Musketeers travelled back to Indiana this past weekend to compete in the Indiana University (IU) Relays in Bloomington and the IPFW invitational in Fort Wayne. Reigning Big East Field Athlete of the Week senior Craig Krcal posted another impressive mark for the pole vault with a height of 4.5 meters. The height is the third highest mark so far in the Big East. The IU Relays consisted of top programs from around the country … Continue reading Xavier track and field impresses in Indiana invitationals