Monthly Archives: May 2011

NCAA Championships notes

A few notes on this Sunday evening… The USTFCCCA has put together a wonderful National College Championships page, with all the links and info you need for the NCAA’s three divisions as well as the NAIA. If you care about … Continue reading

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NCAA Prelims Declarations

Declarations for the NCAA preliminary rounds were published yesterday. They are the start lists for the NCAA Championships, and are available here. The prelim meets will be held next Thursday through Saturday at Oregon and Indiana. After perusing the lists, … Continue reading

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College Power Rankings

There’s a lot of shakeups after the various conference championships, more so on the men’s side of things than the women’s. The USTFCCCA rankings came out yesterday, and I think this particular one exposes the weakness of that system. It … Continue reading

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Who Did What: College Weekend Roundup

Want to know what all the college stars did last weekend? It’s all here. And there’s a lot of it, and meaningful, since most conference championships took place this weekend. Rankings in each event reflect the most recent Track and … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Decathlete

What did we learn this week? We have lost one of the greatest marathoners ever. Last night it was reported that Sammy Wanjiru, the defending Olympic and World Marathon Majors champion, had died in an apparent suicide. Details are still … Continue reading

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Collegiate conference championship update and live blog

I’ll be here putting together my analysis of the major conferences’ championship finals today, and updating as we go along. Updates are at the bottom. Last night we had some ding-dong battles over in Tucson for the Pacific-10 titles, as … Continue reading

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New twist to NCAA season

Earlier this week I got a tip that Florida State’s men’s team had a trick up their sleeve this coming weekend at the North Florida Invitational. So I thought I’d go check out the heat sheets tonight and search for … Continue reading

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The Exchange Zone: Erik Kynard

Recently I interviewed Kansas State high jumper Erik Kynard. Erik was third at this year’s NCAA Indoor Championships and placed 2nd at the Drake Relays invitational compettion. While only a junior in high school, Erik competed at the 2008 Olympic … Continue reading

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College Weekend Preview: Conference Championships

Most conference championships are held this weekend, including all of the top four – the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-10. It’s the weekend when team competition is the most important item on the menu, a rarity for college … Continue reading

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Who Did What: College Weekend Roundup

Below is this week’s compilation of what the top college stars did. Rankings in each event reflect the most recent Track and Field News formcharts. It being the week before most conference championships, the word “idle” comes up a lot. … Continue reading

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