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Track and Field - Archives 2015-16

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Rollins Tabs Weekly WAC Honors
Track and Field 02/02/2016

(DENVER) – The Western Athletic Conference announced the winners of the weekly track and field awards for January 25-31 on Tuesday, with UMKC senior Veronica Rollins earning the nod as the Women's Track Athlete of the Week.

‘Roos Take Major Strides at Jayhawk Classic
Track and Field 01/29/2016

(LAWRENCE, Kan.) – As the indoor season is nearing the half-way point, the University of Missouri-Kansas City track team is in position to make a mark at the Western Athletic Conference meet at the end of February, after seeing big-time performances at the Jayhawk Classic in Lawrence, Kansas on Friday.

Jayhawk Classic Up Next For ‘Roos
Track and Field 01/27/2016

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – The Kangaroo track and field teams are set to compete in the Jayhawk Classic on Thursday, January 28 and Friday, January 29. Thursday's action will include four heptathlon events that are set to start at 2 p.m. in Anschutz Pavilion on the KU campus in Lawrence, Kansas.

Hocking Earns Weekly WAC Honors
Track and Field 01/19/2016

(DENVER) – The Western Athletic Conference announced the winners of the weekly track and field awards for January 11-17, with UMKC thrower Blake Hocking earning the nod as the Men's Field Athlete of the Week.

Carpenter, Hocking Earn Titles at Holiday Inn Invitational
Track and Field 01/16/2016

(LINCOLN, Neb.) – The UMKC men's and women's track and field teams competed in the Holiday Inn Invitational hosted by the University of Nebraska on January 15 and 16, with junior distance runner Kelly Carpenter and senior thrower Blake Hocking highlighting the weekend for the ‘Roos with first-place finishes.

‘Roos Set For Holiday Inn Invite
Track and Field 01/14/2016

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – The UMKC men's and women's track and field teams head north to Lincoln, Nebraska for the Holiday Inn Invitational, a two-day indoor track and field meet at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Indoor Track on the University of Nebraska's campus on Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16. Friday's events are scheduled to start at 4 p.m., while Saturday's will kick off at noon.

‘Roos Women Sweep WAC Track & Field Weekly Awards
Track and Field 01/12/2016

(DENVER) – The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Mallory Short and Kelsey Benoit have been named Western Athletic Conference Women's Track & Field Athletes of the week, respectively, for Jan. 4-10.

Mills, Men’s Milers Highlight ‘Roos Outing at Bill Easton Classic
Track and Field 01/08/2016

(LAWRENCE, Kan.) – The UMKC indoor track team competed in their second competition of the season at the Bill Easton Classic, hosted by the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas on Friday. Highlighting the event for the ‘Roos was sophomore Traci Mills setting two personal-records and a trio of men's mile runners seeing success on the oval.

‘Roos Ring In New Year at KU
Track and Field 01/07/2016

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – The UMKC men's and women's track and field teams open the New Year at the Bill Easton Classic hosted by the University of Kansas at Anschutz Sports Pavilion in Lawrence, Kansas. Action will kick off in the field at 1 p.m., while the track events are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Admission is free to the public.

‘Roos Find Success at Season-Opening Bob Timmons Challenge
Track and Field 12/04/2015

(LAWRENCE, Kan.) – The UMKC men's and women's indoor track and field teams opened the 2015-16 season at the Bob Timmons Challenge in Lawrence, Kansas on Friday, December 14, with multiple ‘Roos posting career-best marks.

‘Roos Open Indoor Season at KU
Track and Field 12/03/2015

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – The UMKC men's and women's track and field teams open the 2015-16 indoor season at the Bob Timmons Challenge hosted by the University of Kansas at Anschutz Sports Pavilion in Lawrence, Kansas. The first field events are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m., with running events to kick off at 3 p.m. Admission is free to the public.

Trio Of ‘Roos Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
Track and Field 07/20/2015

(Kansas City, Mo.) – UMKC Track and Field student-athletes Courtney Frerichs, Blake Hocking and Bryce Miller each earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors for their combined academic and athletic accomplishments.