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Track and Field: Utes Host Only Home Event of the Year

Track and Field: Utes Host Only Home Event of the Year

By Sammy Mora

April 9, 2018

For the lone time this season, the University of Utah track and field team competed at home. The Utes hosted day one of the Utah/Weber State Spring Classic at the McCarthey Family Track and Field Complex on Friday April 6. The stormy day was no stopping force for Utah fans. Crowds rallied in the cold, g...

Track & Field: From the Track to Surgery

Track & Field: From the Track to Surgery

By Sammy Mora

April 5, 2018

It is not unusual for track and field athletes to study sports-related topics like kinesiology. University of Utah track and field head coach Kyle Kepler believes many of his athletes do so because they want to remain involved in athletics once their time on the track at Utah is done. Caitlin Faust,...

Track and Field: Taking on Three Meets in a Single Weekend

Track and Field: Taking on Three Meets in a Single Weekend

By Sammy Mora

April 2, 2018

After a successful weekend with five top 10 finishes, the University of Utah Track and Field team will be splitting up to compete in three different meets this weekend. Two meets will be in Northern California while the third will be south of Salt Lake in Orem. The team will split into three different gro...

Using Her Major On and Off the Track

Using Her Major On and Off the Track

By Sammy Mora

March 24, 2018

For student-athletes, the body works like an instrument for their given sport. When it comes to deciding what major to pursue, however, it’s more of a guessing game. Raynee Helm Wheelock, a sprinter for University of Utah women’s track and field team, knew what she wanted to study — kind of. When...

Track & Field: Murphy to Race in NCAA Indoor Championships

Track & Field: Murphy to Race in NCAA Indoor Championships

By Sammy Mora

March 7, 2018

The University of Utah indoor track and field season will come to a close this weekend with a single Ute competing in the NCAA Championships. Grayson Murphy will be taking on some of the nation's best in College Station, Texas, after competing in only one indoor meet this season.   Murphy will be ra...

Track and Field: Utes Breaking Records in MPSF Championships

Track and Field: Utes Breaking Records in MPSF Championships

By Sammy Mora

February 28, 2018

The University of Utah track and field team wrapped up its indoor season this past weekend, competing in the MPSF Championships in Seattle, Washington. The team finished 12th overall with seven team points. The weekend started out strong for the Utes when Alissa Atisme broke her own school record...

Atisme Doesn’t Let Color Define Her

Atisme Doesn’t Let Color Define Her

By Casey Overfield

February 15, 2018

Racial steoreotypes are all too prevalent in the sports world. Alissa Atisme, a senior on the University of Utah track and field team who is black, is aware of this. The Utah native was raised just off of Hill Air Force base, an area of the state with high diversity levels. This was largely due to...

Track and Field: Utes Thrive in Husky Classic

Track and Field: Utes Thrive in Husky Classic

By Sammy Mora

February 15, 2018

This past weekend, the University of Utah track and field team was in action as it competed in the Husky Classic hosted by the University of Washington. It was a productive weekend for the team where multiple Utes set personal records and three other athletes set top-10 records in the school books. ...

Track and Field: Utah Succeeds at Mountain State Games, Ready for Husky Invite

Track and Field: Utah Succeeds at Mountain State Games, Ready for Husky Invite

By Sammy Mora

February 7, 2018

Personal bests were again set by members of the University of Utah track and field team this past weekend. The team competed in the Mountain State Games hosted by Idaho State University. The Utes started the two-day event off on the right foot in the 5,000-meter race. Both Hannah Allred and Jade...

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

By Juan Jose

February 5, 2018

When University of Utah track and field member Hannah Allred is racing in one of her main events, the 5K, she is running 3.10 miles. Her commute she has to drive from her home in Ogden, Utah to campus was 39.1 miles. That would be equivalent to running over 12 5K's. Student-athletes face different situations...

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