Former Kansas track & field star Jim Ryun was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump Friday. The award recognized Ryun’s accomplishments on the track and in public office.
Track & Field
Sports columnist Emerson Peavey reflects on the closing of this year's Marian E. Washington Trailblazer series, and hypothesizes some of next year's potential candidates.
Twenty-three athletes from Kansas track and field qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championship after competing in the Arkansas Qualifier on Friday, Feb. 21. Eleven of those 23 athletes set personal records at the meet.
Kansas track and field continued its dominating performance to start the season, with even more record-breaking performances at the Tyson Invitational and Iowa State Classic Saturday, Feb. 15.
Half of KU's track and field team will travel to Ames, Iowa to compete in the Iowa State Classic this Friday, while the other half will travel to Fayetteville, Arkansas to compete in the Tyson Invitational.
Sophomore pole vaulter Zach Bradford set the school record in the event at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Saturday, Feb. 8. He was among four Jayhawks to finish top-three in their events.
Sports columnist Kylie Hanna highlights senior Gleb Dudarev as Kansas' track star to watch as the 2020 outdoor season begins. Dudarev holds records in various complexes as well as the NCAA, Big 12 and the world.
Kansas track and field placed third as a team with 191.5 points at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular in Wichita on Saturday, despite earning 10 event wins.
Junior middle distance runner Bryce Hoppel was named to the USATF roster for the 2019 Pan American Games. The Pan American Games will take place Aug. 6-10 in Lima, Peru.
KU freshman triple jumper Treyvon Ferguson will represent the United States in the triple jump at the Pan American U20 Championships July 19-21.
Freshman triple jumper Treyvon Ferguson jumped 16.13 meters to win the men’s triple jump and earn him a spot on the U.S. junior team.
Treyvon Ferguson and Rylee Anderson are preparing to compete in the United States Track & Field U20 Outdoor Championships in their respective events.
Junior middle distance runner Bryce Hoppel extended his individual race winning streak, while junior thrower Gleb Dudarev and freshman pole vaulter Zach Bradford earned First Team All-American honors Wednesday.