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Jayhawks Conclude Successful Weekend in Austin, Emporia



Texas Results | ESU Results // An NCAA-leading mark from junior long jumper Sydney Conley as well as a top-10 high jump performance from senior Nick Giancana closed out a strong showing from the Kansas track & field teams at the 88th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Saturday inside Mike A. Myers Stadium.

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Kansas Tracksters Off to Fast Start at Texas Relays

RESULTS // The Kansas women's 4x800-meter relay turned in one of the fastest times in school history, while senior Michael Stigler shined in his first 400-meter hurdle outing of the season as the Jayhawks competed on the second day of the Clyde Littlef...

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Jayhawks to Kick Off Outdoor Campaign in Austin and Emporia



NOTES // Kansas track & field is set to open up the 2015 outdoor season at two meets this weekend. Kansas will send 31 men and women to Austin, Texas and the 88th Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, March 25-28. The meet held inside Mike A. Myers expects to host over 200 collegiate teams and 6,000 competitors. To close out the weekend, 50 Jayhawks will journey to Emporia, Kansas for the ESU Spring Open on Saturday, March 28.

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Jayhawk Women Open Outdoor Season Ranked 25th



The Kansas Jayhawk women's track & field team was slotted 25th in the preseason outdoor rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCA) Tuesday. The announcement marked the fifth-straight season the KU women were slotted in the NCAA's preseason top-25 rankings.

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Vollmer Takes 14th in Injury-Shortened NCAA Pentathlon

RESULTS // Senior Lindsay Vollmer earned a 14th-place finish in the pentathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships inside the Randal Tyson Center Saturday afternoon. The finish came after Vollmer was forced to pull out of the final event, the 800 meters, ...

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Bowen Vaults to All-America Honors at NCAA Indoor Championships



RESULTS // Junior Casey Bowen earned a seventh-place finish in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships Friday night inside the Randal Tyson Track Center. Bowen's finished earned him first team All-America honors for the first time in his career and marked the 23rd time a Jayhawk pole vaulter has taken home All-America honors from the indoor national championships, the most of any team in nation.

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Jayhawk Duo Ready for Nation’s Best at NCAA Indoor Championships



Kansas Notes // A pair of Jayhawks will journey to Fayetteville, Arkansas for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend. Junior Casey Bowen will go up against a stellar field when he competes for his first NCAA indoor pole vault title. The event is slated to begin at 6 p.m., Friday, March 13. Senior Lindsay Vollmer will look to become just the fourth female in NCAA history to win both an outdoor heptathlon championship as well as an indoor pentathlon title when she competes in the five-event pentathlon on Saturday, March 14.

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2015 Kansas Relays to Feature Collegiate Quadrangular



For the first time in its 88-year history, the Kansas Relays will feature a collegiate quadrangular as four teams are set to take part in the scored competition at this year's meet. Kansas will go head-to-head with in-state rival Kansas State as well as Colorado State and Purdue during the two-day competition that will span 40 men's and women's track & field events. The 88th Annual Kansas Relays will take place April 15-18 and will be held for the second year at Rock Chalk Park.

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Kansas Men, Women Each Place Sixth at Big 12 Indoor Championships



RESULTS // Senior Kenneth McCuin ran to victory in the 600 yards and claimed his first Big 12 title as the Kansas men's and women's track & field teams concluded the Big 12 Indoor Championships Saturday inside the Lied Recreation Center Saturday. Both squads finished sixth in their respective team races with the men scoring 80.5 points and the women amassing 71 points during the two-day competition.

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