Track and Field
Jalen Williams and Giovanni Wearing, two of the Wisconsin Badgers men’s track and field team’s top runners, represented the Badgers with top times in Albuquerque over the weekend.
The 2018 Division 1 NCAA Outdoor National Championships, held June 6th-9th in Eugene, Oregon, provided the perfect setting for a pair of Badgers to collect their first national titles, capping off a standout year and a standout career.
On Monday night, four Wisconsin student-athletes added to their seemingly never-ending lists of accolades earning with the highest honors one can receive as a Badger athlete at the Buckingham’s.
For the first time in 40 years, the biggest race in collegiate cross country will be coming to Madison. The NCAA announced Tuesday that Wisconsin will host the 2018 NCAA Division I Cross Country National Championships.
When McKena Ramos was recruited to run track at the UW-Oshkosh four years ago, his coaches never expected that he would become a five-time All-American and two-time national champion in just one season. “When we were recruiting him, I didn’t think he would be able to come in and win a national championship as a freshman,” UW-Oshkosh track and cross-country coach Eamon McKenna said.
Evan Jager turned heads in the distance-running world on Wednesday, posting the best finish for the United States in the men’s steeplechase since 1952 with a silver medal run at the 2016 Olympics.
Wisconsin men’s track and field junior Mohammed Ahmed has nearly locked up a place in the 2012 Olympic Games after his performance late Sunday at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif.