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Texas javelin throwers set records at UTSA Invitational

The Texas track and field team had a big day from its throwers at the UTSA Invitational, setting meet records and posting top marks in the NCAA this season. Haley Crouser and Fabian Dohmann both won the javelin event for the Longhorns to open the outdoor season. Crouser set a … Read More

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Track and field school records fall at NCAA Indoor Championships

O’Brien Wasome and Alan Zapalac set Texas school records to highlight the final day of the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station on Saturday. Wasome won the NCAA Championship in the triple jump with a school record of 55 feet, 2 1/4 inches. It’s the first title … Read More

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Texas’ O’Brien Wasome earns NCAA championship with a record-breaking jump

On Saturday, sophomore O’Brien Wasome set a new standard at Texas. At the NCAA’s indoor championships in College Station, Wasome was crowned the champion in the triple jump. One day after he placed 10th in the long jump, Wasome leaped 55 feet, 2.25 inches meters in College Station … Read More

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McCarter and Piperi finish in top eight at NCAA Indoor Championships

Steffin McCarter and Tripp Piperi highlighted the Longhorns track and field squad performances at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station on Friday night. McCarter finished in fifth place in the men’s long jump with a distance of 26 feet, 3/4 inches. It was the second straight year that McCarter … Read More

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Okolo wins gold at IAAF World Indoor Championships

Former Longhorn Courtney Okolo claimed the world title in the 400 meters at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England on Saturday. The lifetime Longhorn controlled the race from the start and won in 50.55 seconds. American teammate Shakima Wimbley edged out Britain’s Eilidh Doyle on the final straight … Read More

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Texas track to compete in 12 events at NCAA Indoor Championships

Texas will be represented in 12 events at the NCAA Indoor Championships, beginning March 9 at Texas A&M. The men will compete in seven events while the women will represent UT in five. George Patrick will compete in the heptathlon while Tripp Piperi will compete in the shot put. Another … Read More

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Texas women win Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship

The Texas women scored 117 points to secure the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship, edging out Kansas by five points in Ames, Iowa on Saturday. The men came up 14 points short as Texas Tech scored 143 points to take the title. The win for the women was … Read More

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Ashtin Zamzow makes UT history at Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships

The Texas Longhorns came away with three Big 12 titles and a little bit of history after the first day of the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Ames, Iowa on Friday. The women lead with 44 points, seven points ahead of Iowa State while the third-place men … Read More

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Wolf Mahler takes second at USATF Indoor Championships

Wolf Mahler highlighted the performances by the current and former Longhorns competing at the USATF Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. on Saturday. Mahler, competing as an unattached athlete in the men’s heptathlon, won a silver medal after recording a personal best 5,923 points. That was just 12 points behind Jeremy … Read More

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Texas men’s distance medley relay close to qualifying for NCAAs

The Texas men’s distance medley relay team came close to qualifying for the NCAA Championships at the Alex Wilson Invitational at Notre Dame, with another opportunity to do so next week. Texas finished the race in sixth with a time of 9 minutes, 31.80 seconds. With a conversion rate applied … Read More

Texas parts way with track and field coach Mario Sategna

Texas announced on Thursday that it had “separated” from Mario Sategna, the head coach of the track and field team. Tonja Buford-Bailey will serve as Texas’ interim head coach, athletic director Chris Del Conte said. The rest of the staff will remain intact. Buford-Bailey will escort a handful of UT … Read More

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Following record run, Sam Worley counted among the standard setters at Texas

On a trip to Seattle, Texas freshman Sam Worley joined some exclusive company. Worley was clocked at 3:58.04 in the mile at the Husky Classic on Saturday. The event’s fourth-place finisher, Worley bested the Texas record of 3:58.66 that Joe Stilin set in 2013. Worley’s fast feat … Read More

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Texas freshman Sam Worley breaks school record in the mile

Texas freshman Sam Worley ran a sub-4-minute mile to break the school record at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. on Saturday. Worley finished the mile race in 3 minutes, 58.04 seconds to set a personal-best mark and claim fourth place at the event. He broke the previous indoor record … Read More

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Tripp Piperi highlights Longhorns’ day at Tyson Invitational

Tripp Piperi won the men’s shot put event to highlight the Longhorns’ second day at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. Saturday. Piperi posted a mark of 64 feet, 5 1/4 inches to win the event. He beat second place by almost three feet. He’s yet to lose against collegiate … Read More

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Longhorns score high marks at Tyson Invitational

The Longhorns track and field squad took three wins on the first day of the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. on Friday. Steffin McCarter won the men’s invitational section of the long jump with the third-best mark of the season. McCarter flew 25 feet, 11 inches to earn the win. Read More

Triple jumper Georgia Wahl picks up the pentathlon as Texas eyes a Big 12 championship

Since middle school, Georgia Wahl has worn the same gold earrings to every track meet. Texas’ junior triple jumper wore the clover-shaped earrings when she won four Southwest Preparatory Conference titles while attending Houston Episcopal. Wahl wore them when she jumped at the Big 12 outdoor meets in 2016 and … Read More

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Longhorns track and field squad posts win and personal bests

The Longhorns track and field team came away with a win and a few personal records at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic in Albuquerque on Saturday. Sam Worley won the men’s mile race at altitude in 4 minutes, 3.91 seconds while teammate Alex Rogers took third in 4:05.74. Charles Mills … Read More

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Lauryn Caldwell sets school record in weight throw at New Mexico meet

Lauryn Caldwell broke the Longhorns’ school record in the weight throw, highlighting the Texas track and field team’s performance at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic in Albuquerque, N.M. Caldwell finished in second place in the event, but her distance of 61 feet-9 3/4 inches was good enough to rewrite the … Read More

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Throwers highlight Texas track and field team at Tech Classic

The Texas track and field team’s performance at the Texas Tech Classic was highlighted by throwers on the men’s and women’s teams in Lubbock on Saturday. Adrian Piperi won the men’s shot put event after posting a mark of 65 feet, 3/4 of an inch on his second attempt. The … Read More

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Longhorns post personal bests at Texas Tech Classic

The men’s heptathlon and women’s pentathlon kicked off the first day of the Texas Tech Classic in Lubbock on Friday. George Patrick finished the day in third place with 3,271 points after setting personal bests in three events. Tyler Adams of Sam Houston State leads overall with 3,425 points. Patrick … Read More