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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

PHOTO HISTORY: Is ‘Lam’ Jones the greatest athlete in UT history?

John Burt is an amazing athlete. The two-sports star at Texas is having another terrific start to the track season: Have a look at what John Burt's up to this January. — Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) January 20, 2018 But he’s … Read More

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Texas track and field teams take second place in College Station

The Texas track and field teams took second place at the Texas A&M Quadranguler on Saturday in College Station. The men won nine events on the day, but the Aggies came out victorious. Texas A&M scored 164 points while Texas recorded 160.5. On the women’s side, the Aggies scored 150 … Read More

Texas throwers and vaulters have big day at Corky Classic

Saturday was a big day for Texas’ throwers and vaulters at the Corky Classic in Lubbock. Tripp Piperi set a meet record at Tech’s new Sports Performance Center as he put the shot 63 feet, 11 ¾ inches to take first place. The freshman looks to be well on his … Read More

Texas to help open Texas Tech’s track facility as indoor season resumes

This weekend, Texas will return to the track and the field. Texas’ track and field program will send the bulk of its athletes to Texas Tech’s Corky Classic on Saturday. For Texas, the indoor season technically began at last month’s Clemson Opener. Only eight Longhorns were sent to that competition, … Read More

Longhorns win multiple events at Clemson Opener

A multitude of Longhorns opened the indoor track and field season with victories at the Clemson Opener on Saturday in Clemson, S.C. Alan Zapalac and O’Brien Wasome highlighted the day with personal-best performances. Wasome won the long jump with a mark of 25 feet, 8 inches to set a meet … Read More

Akinosun wins gold, Hardee bows out at World Championships

Morolake Akinosun took home a relay gold medal while another former Longhorn, Trey Hardee, had a disappointing end to his bid for a third World Championships title at the IAAF World Championships in London Saturday. “This is my last meet. This is it. I’m going to ride off into the … Read More

Trey Hardee sits in fifth at IAAF World Championships

Former Texas Longhorns athlete Trey Hardee sits in fifth place following Friday’s first five events of the decathlon at the IAAF World Championships in London. Hardee recorded three season’s bests and scored 4,313 points in an attempt to take his third world title. He won the gold medal in 2009 … Read More

Michelle Carter takes bronze at IAAF World Championships

Michelle Carter had to deal with rain and tough competition as she took home a bronze medal Wednesday at the IAAF World Championships in London. Her best throw in the shot put went 62 feet, 9 1/2 inches and was good for the first medal won by a current or … Read More

Michelle Carter advances to shot put final at World Championships

Olympic gold medalist and former Longhorn Michelle Carter advanced to the shot put finals at the IAAF World Championships in London on Tuesday. The American record holder hit the automatic qualifying mark on her first and only throw. She put the shot 62 feet, 1 inch as she’s attempting to … Read More