Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Track & Field

T &F already qualifying — Idaho track and field earns two NCAA qualifying marks at Sun Angel Classic

04.14.2014 – 9:32 pm |

Idaho coach Wayne Phipps is already talking about the postseason, and for good reason. 

Another fresh start for T&F – After 23 individual victories, the team splits for meets in Arizona and Spokane

04.10.2014 – 8:27 pm |

In its first full outdoor competition of the season, the Idaho track and field team went to Spokane and collected 23 individual victories at the Sam Adams Classic at Whitworth College. 

Outdoor season opening

04.03.2014 – 10:10 pm |

The throwers have already competed, but the rest of Idaho’s track and field athletes haven’t hit the track since the Idaho men’s WAC Indoor Championship finish on Feb. 28. The Idaho women’s team placed third …

Champions by inches — Final triple jump of meet wins WAC Championships for Idaho men

03.03.2014 – 10:40 pm |

The three-day WAC Indoor Track and Field Championships came down to one point on the final event of the last day.

WAC Championships underway – Indoor track and field teams in second through two days

02.27.2014 – 10:26 pm |

The culmination of the short-lived yet successful indoor track and field season is coming to an end with the start of the WAC Indoor Championships. 

Track and field to compete in indoor finals at Kibbie Dome

02.24.2014 – 10:34 pm |

Coming off the last leg of its indoor season, the Idaho track and field teams are preparing for the Indoor WAC Championships to be held Wednesday through Friday at the Kibbie Dome.

Track and field finally hits road

02.13.2014 – 9:29 pm |

While most collegiate teams would not consider the drive from Moscow to Seattle a long distance to travel, it’s the longest road trip of the season for the Idaho track and field team. The Vandals …

Track and field sprints on — Vandals garner double-digit wins in two meets at home over weekend

02.10.2014 – 10:26 pm |

Continuing his personal successes that mirrors that of the entire Idaho track and field team this year, junior sprinter and hurdler Jesse Villines set another personal best mark while winning the 60-meter hurdles — as …

Track and field rolls — Third week of competition boasts 21-career best marks, nine victories for Vandals

02.03.2014 – 9:44 pm |

The Idaho track and field team finished its second meet at WSU and their third meet of the year Friday and Saturday in Pullman. The team saw further improvements that have been characteristic of this …

Track and field runs back to Pullman — Idaho returns to WSU for third week

01.30.2014 – 10:06 pm |

Idaho track and field is returning to Washington State on Friday for the second time this season. Two weeks after competing in Pullman for the WSU Indoor Open, the Vandals return for the Cougar Indoor.

Track and field impresses at home—Second week of competition features personal-best marks

01.29.2014 – 10:31 pm |

Last weekend, the Idaho track and field team hosted a pair of competitions. The Idaho Collegiate on Friday featured approximately 500 collegiate and post-collegiate athletes from around the area and on Saturday, Idaho hosted the …

A home debut – Vandal track and field to open home schedule with two meets

01.23.2014 – 9:01 pm |

Idaho track and field is in the Kibbie Dome for the first time this season as Idaho hosts a pair of meets this weekend. 

Athletes of the week

01.21.2014 – 9:51 pm |

Mike Scott — men’s basketball

Break briefs

01.16.2014 – 10:51 pm |

Athletes recognized for academic achievements 

In the starting blocks – New season to start at annual open meet

01.16.2014 – 9:48 pm |

A new season is underway this weekend as the Idaho track and field team makes the short trip to WSU Friday for the annual season opening indoor track meet. 

Sixth best in the world — Idaho graduate and volunteer coach hurdles back to world stage

08.26.2013 – 10:25 pm |

Most Idaho student athletes go on to careers in fields other than athletics. That wasn’t the case for 2003 Idaho graduate Angela Whyte.

Going for Gold — Former UI sprinter trains for Olympics

07.23.2013 – 9:45 pm | 2 Comments

Training to participate in the Winter Olympics in bobsled or skeleton is not something most college track and field athletes dare to do. But for recent University of Idaho graduate and sprinter Mercedes Blackwood, the …

Three Vandals earn All-American Honors after competing at the NCAA Championships

06.11.2013 – 4:51 pm |

Pole vaulter Jeremy Klas, along with hurdler Liga Velvere and javelin thrower Ugis Svazs all competed at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore. over the weekend. …

Athletes of the year

05.02.2013 – 9:44 pm |

Hannah Kiser — women’s cross country/indoor & outdoor track and field
It didn’t take Idaho’s distance specialist long to engrain her name into the school’s all-time books. Now after excelling on both the course and track …

What a season

05.02.2013 – 9:41 pm |

Record breakers
The season isn’t over yet but the Vandals have already claimed three school records and are close to grabbing several more.

Home stretch— Track and field gets set for last weekend before WAC

05.02.2013 – 9:39 pm |

The last weekend of the track and field regular season features two meets for the Vandals. One is the only home meet of the outdoor season — the Vandal Jamboree at the Dan O’Brian Track & …

Double-duty weekend—Three Vandals compete at Payton Jordan in Palo Alto, others make short trip to Spokane for Friday’s Duane Hartman Invitational

04.29.2013 – 10:05 pm |

For the second straight week, an Idaho track and field record has fallen. This time, it was Ugis Svazs’ javelin toss of 240 feet, 7 inches that broke the school record Saturday at the Duane …

Vandals visit local meets after last week’s California adventure

04.25.2013 – 9:10 pm |

After the craziest weekend of track and field the Vandals faced all season, the teams are back in action with two more meets this weekend. Last weekend the Vandals broke school, conference and personal records …

Vaulters reach new heights – Idaho track and field holds two high-achieving pole-vaulters looking to turn heads

04.25.2013 – 8:58 pm |

Most teams are content to have just one elite pole-vaulter. Idaho is lucky enough to have two, and both of them are Idaho natives. 

Sports briefs

04.25.2013 – 8:53 pm |

Almudena Sanz earns WAC Player of the Week
Idaho junior Almudena Sanz has been awarded with her second WAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honor.

?php get_sidebar(); ?>