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Texas track and field squad begins NCAA Outdoor Championships

Tripp Piperi took fourth place in the shot put as UT began competition at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore., on Wednesday. Texas was 15th with seven points through one day. Georgia led with 20 points. Piperi posted a personal best of 66 feet, 11½ inches. Fabian Dohmann was … Read More

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More Longhorns qualify for NCAA Track and Field Championships

The Longhorns added to their contingent for the NCAA Championships as seven men, two women and both women’s relay teams qualified Saturday at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Sacramento, Calif. That puts 11 women’s entries and nine men’s entries in the field June 6-9 at Eugene, Ore. John Burt, a … Read More

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Texas track advances six more to NCAA Championships

The Texas track and field team advanced six Longhorns to the NCAA Championships at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Sacramento, Calif., late Friday. Five women and one man advanced to compete in Eugene, Ore., making it seven total qualifiers from the competition so far. Elena Bruckner posted … Read More

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Haley Crouser advances to NCAA Championships

Texas’ Haley Crouser qualified for the NCAA Championships in the javelin at the NCAA West Preliminaries at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday. Crouser had the seventh-best distance of the day at 168 feet, 7 inches. The back-to-back Big 12 champion will attempt to attain All-America status in back-to-back … Read More

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Sam Worley shares Big 12 co-freshman of the year honor

The Big 12 announced its outdoor awards for the 2018 season and UT’s Sam Worley shared Big 12 freshman of the year honors with Vernon Turner of Oklahoma. Worley also won the fall season award as the top rookie. The freshman set a facility record at the Big 12 Championships … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 7 Michelle Carter, track and field

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 7 Michelle Carter, track and field Michelle Carter arrived at Texas as a record-breaking high school champion from Red Oak High School. Carter and her father, Olympic champion … Read More

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Texas twice falls short of team titles as hurdlers, distance runners race to the Big 12’s medal stand

After spending the weekend in Waco, Texas was given a set of silver as a parting gift. Two Texas teams earned runner-up recognition at the Big 12’s track and field meet, which concluded on Sunday night. The UT women finished just four points behind Kansas State, which scored 135 points … Read More

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Future Longhorns a presence on the medal stand at Texas-hosted state meet

While Texas was competing for Big 12 championships in Waco this weekend, a few future Longhorns were getting comfortable at their new home. The University Interscholastic League’s annual track and meet served as a showcase for a handful of athletes who have signed with Texas. Six medals … Read More

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Steele Wasik wins back-to-back titles, Longhorns in second at Big 12 Championships

Steele Wasik became the second athlete to win back-to-back Big 12 titles in the decathlon and the Longhorns track and field teams took four wins overall on the second day of the Big 12 Championships in Waco Saturday. Wasik, John Rice, Tripp Piperi and Kally Long each recorded victories to … Read More

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Haley Crouser sets school record at Big 12 Championships

Haley Crouser set a school record as she took the top spot in the women’s javelin event on the first day of the Big 12 Championships in Waco Friday. Fabian Dohmann won the men’s event for his second Big 12 title and a clean sweep for the Longhorns in the … Read More

Alan Zapalac — Texas’ ‘Thor’ with the hammer — looks to help Horns build on their Big 12 success

Years ago, Alan Zapalac made his own bed. While that may seem like a customary chore for a college freshman, Zapalac literally made the bed for his 6-7, 320-pound frame. He’s also constructed all the furniture and picture frames he owns. He caught the building bug from his father, a … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 10 Courtney Okolo, track and field

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.  No. 10 Courtney Okolo, track and field After winning multiple state track and field championships at Carrollton Newman High School, Courtney Okolo came to Texas and dominated her sport. Read More

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Shiann Salmon becomes the most-recent Jamaican standout to join Texas’ track and field team

Texas has found an elite prospect in a familiar place. Texas’ track and field program announced the signing of Shiann Salmon on Tuesday. A Jamaica native, Salmon becomes the 10th woman in UT’s 2018 recruiting class. Salmon is expected to compete in the 400-meter dash and 400-meter hurdles at Texas. Read More

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Longhorns take two wins at National Relay Championships

The Longhorns took two wins to highlight the final day of the National Relay Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. on Saturday. The men’s team won the distance medley relay while the women took the 800-meter relay. The men finished the competition with 15 points, good for fifth place. The women finished … Read More

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Fabian Dohmann wins javelin event at National Relay Championships

The first day of the National Relay Championships was highlighted by Fabian Dohmann who picked up a win in the javelin for the Texas Longhorns on Friday. Dohmann posted a mark of 242 feet, 4 inches for his fourth win of the season. He won the event by nearly 20 … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 22 Marquise Goodwin, football

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 22 Marquise Goodwin, football An Olympian and football player, Marquise Goodwin follows in the same footsteps as Johnny “Lam” Jones and other two-sport stars at Texas. Goodwin arrived at … Read More

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Texas to host NCAA’s outdoor track and field championships in 2019 and 2020

For the next two years, Texas’ Longhorns will have a homefield advantage on the track and in the field. Texas has been selected as the host for the 2019 and 2020 NCAA outdoor track and field championships, the school announced on Thursday. Oregon has hosted the last five outdoor championships, … Read More

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Texas track and field teams win Texas Invitational

The Texas track and field teams had strong performances to win the Texas Invitational on Saturday at Myers Stadium. The women’s team picked up four wins on the day to top the competition with 188.5 points. The men scored 115 points to take the team win. The Texas women won … Read More

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Texas track and field teams lead Texas Invitational

The Texas track and field teams took five wins on the first day of the Texas Invitational at Myers Stadium Friday. The men’s and women’s teams lead the competition through eight events. The men scored 69 points while the women posted 77. Kansas State is second in the men’s competition … Read More

She passed both tests: Elena Bruckner aces an advertising exam, then the hammer throw at Texas Relays

Elena Bruckner’s mission, if she so accepted, would provide a stern test well beyond her athletic capabilities entering Thursday’s hammer throw competition at the Texas Relays. The hammer throw started at 11 a.m., but the Texas sophomore had a scheduled Psychology of Advertising exam at 12:30 p.m. about a half-mile … Read More