Tag: Track and Field

Ja’Mari Ward breaks school long jump record at Missouri Collegiate Challenge

The Tigers now have three athletes in NCAA qualifying positions ahead of next week’s SEC championships.

Ja’Mari Ward, Gabi Jacobs set track and field program top-10 marks at Tyson Invitational

With championship season on the horizon, the Tigers competed in 19 events in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Karissa Schweizer breaks NCAA record at Millrose Games in New York City

Schweizer’s 3,000-meter time bested her personal record by a full 25 seconds.

Schweizer’s mile run headlines Missouri’s performance at the Columbia Challenge

The Tigers competed in 23 events in the midseason meet.

Two all-time top-10 marks fall in up-and-down performance at Vanderbilt Invitational

Impact freshman Chris Conrad nearly medaled in his 800-meter debut.

Karissa Schweizer builds a bright future for Mizzou women’s cross-country

After capturing her third national title in track and field, Schweizer will look to bring Mizzou women’s cross-country its first team national championship.

Ward and Schweizer shine at USATF Championships

Ja’Mari Ward advanced to the Junior Pan American Championships, while Karissa Schweizer broke her own 5,000-meter school record.

Mizzou track and field signs 13 athletes during spring National Signing Day

The Tigers add three state champions to their Class of 2017 haul, including three top 25 ranked athletes.

Mizzou track and field hosts annual Tom Botts Invitational, honors 23 seniors

Maya Cody was named athlete of the meet, and Ja’Mari Ward recorded a top-five national mark.

The making of a champion: Schweizer wins second NCAA title

Junior Karissa Schweizer is the first female two-time national champion and the first female multi-sport national champion in Mizzou Athletics history.

Schweizer takes home second NCAA National Championship of the year

Mizzou track and field finished in eighth place overall.

ICYMI: Schweizer and Kempfer shine, Missouri track and field struggles overall at SEC Indoor Championships

The men’s team failed to earn a medal and finished in last place, while the women’s team scored 30 points to place 10th.

Missouri track and field takes first place in seven events at Missouri Collegiate Open

Fifteen members of the team set personal records at Hearnes Center on Friday.

SEC Champion Kahmari Montgomery looks to prove freshman campaign was no fluke

After upsetting everyone last year to win the 400-meter dash SEC title, the sophomore is no longer the hunter — he's the hunted.

Track and field breaks records in Arkansas and Iowa over the weekend

The Tigers broke a number of previous marks as they competed in two different states.

Karissa Schweizer and the rest of Missouri track and field impress with a strong victory in Razorback invite

Tigers tally 10 personal records, but both men’s and women’s teams finish 13th overall in the meet.

Mizzou track and field kicks off season at Border Battle

The Tigers had nine top-three finishes against Iowa and Illinois on Saturday.

Jumper Ja’Mari Ward set for a legendary track career

Millsap, who has coached Ward since the Missouri freshman was 11, talks about what makes the track star a possible future Olympian.

Karissa Schweizer looks to lead women’s cross-country to new heights

Coach Marc Burns: “She’s a really respectful, thankful person, and she’s a coach’s dream because she does whatever you tell her to do and does it to a T.”

NCAA championships bring ‘magic’ to Missouri track and field

Sophomore Karissa Schweizer ran a 16:02.82, good for third place in the 5,000-meter run, to close out the national meet for the Tigers.