The Tigers now have three athletes in NCAA qualifying positions ahead of next week’s SEC championships.
With championship season on the horizon, the Tigers competed in 19 events in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Schweizer’s 3,000-meter time bested her personal record by a full 25 seconds.
The Tigers competed in 23 events in the midseason meet.
Impact freshman Chris Conrad nearly medaled in his 800-meter debut.
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.
Ja’Mari Ward advanced to the Junior Pan American Championships, while Karissa Schweizer broke her own 5,000-meter school record.
The Tigers add three state champions to their Class of 2017 haul, including three top 25 ranked athletes.
Maya Cody was named athlete of the meet, and Ja’Mari Ward recorded a top-five national mark.
Junior Karissa Schweizer is the first female two-time national champion and the first female multi-sport national champion in Mizzou Athletics history.
Mizzou track and field finished in eighth place overall.
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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.
Fifteen members of the team set personal records at Hearnes Center on Friday.
After upsetting everyone last year to win the 400-meter dash SEC title, the sophomore is no longer the hunter — he's the hunted.
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.
The Tigers had nine top-three finishes against Iowa and Illinois on Saturday.
Millsap, who has coached Ward since the Missouri freshman was 11, talks about what makes the track star a possible future Olympian.
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.”
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.