Alex Scott said in 8th grade, he wasn’t good enough to play on his baseball team. So he decided to give track and field a “shot.” As CBS 2’s Matt Zahn found out, that decision is working pretty well for him, and Scott is now one of the best in the nation.
Irie Gourde enjoyed an incredible first, and seemingly last, season on the Brandeis University track and field team in his senior season and was preparing for his post-college career.
Once Irie Gourde set his sights on attending Brandeis University, his focus was on academics and pursuing his economics degree. Little could he have foreseen that he would graduate as one of the most prolific athletes in the history of the Judges’ men’s track and field program.
Four months after completing his time as a Brandeis University student-athlete in 2018, two-time UAA Most Outstanding Running Event Performer Irie Gourde began a 6½-month research internship in Tanzania. His interest in global issues is an extension of his studies and his own experience of living in three different countries before entering college.
Gary Aldrich of Carnegie Mellon University Named USA Track and Field Throws Coach for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Gary Aldrich, head coach of the Carnegie Mellon University track and field teams, has been named to the U.S.A. men's coaching staff as the Throws Coach for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Christopher Sandoli has joined New York University as an assistant coach of the men's and women's track & field teams, it was announced on Tuesday.
Emory University head track and field coach Linh Nguyen has announced the appointment of Jessica Fritsche as assistant coach. Fritsche’s primary responsibilities will focus on the jumps.
Six Washington University Track & Field Student-Athletes Honored on Google Cloud Academic All-America Teams
Washington University in St. Louis had six student-athletes from the cross country and track & field programs recognized as Google Cloud Academic All-Americans, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Emory University Athletics Director Dr. Michael Vienna has announced the appointment of Linh Nguyen as head coach of the cross country and track field teams.
Entering 2019, hopes were high the WashU men’s 4×4. However, entering the year, winning a national title was hardly expected.