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Mizzou’s Schweizer a Finalist for Collegiate Athlete of the Year

Coming off the most prolific running season in Mizzou history, junior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) will be recognized for her accomplishments at the Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) Show on Monday in Los Angeles, Calif. After being named the Honda Award cross country sport recipient in December, Schweizer is one of 12 finalists for the […]

Hawks’ Tausaga USATF National Champion

University of Iowa thrower Laulauga Tausaga added national champion to her list of accomplishments from her freshman year with a discus title at the United States Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California, on Thursday. Courtesy Hawkeye Sports, click here! Feature photo: Laulauga Tausaga-Iowa USATF JR National Champion © Hawkeye Athletics Tausaga, a 2017 […]

UNI’s Truniger Secures Spot on USA Nationals Team

UNI track and field’s Hannah Truniger secured a spot on the U.S. team to compete in July’s Pan American Junior Championships. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Hannah Truniger-UNI ©Jim Kirby Truniger took second in the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships in the 5,000-meter run today. The top two finishers represent the United States in Lima, Peru, […]

Next Level Iowa Update: Day 2 USATF Nationals Podcast!

Feature Photo: Laulauga Tausaga-Iowa USATF JR National Champion © Darren Miller/hawkeyesports.com Today, for Day Two at the USATF Nationals, the Iowans and those with Iowa Connections competing today are… Hannah Truniger-UNI: Jr. 5K McKayla Cole-Charles City-UNI:Jr. 5K Karson Sommer-PV-Iowa: Jr.5K Luke Sampson-Iowa: Jr. 5K Addy Swanson-PV-Iowa: Jr. 400H Erika Hammond-Clinton-Iowa: Jr. Shot Joy Ripslinger-Dav. Assumption-Arkansas: […]

Next Level Iowa Update: Day 1 USATF Nationals Podcast!

Today, for Day One at the USATF Nationals, the Iowans and those with Iowa Connections competing today are… Sydney Laufenberg-Clinton-Ill St.: Jr. Disc Laulauga Tausaga-Collins-Iowa: Jr. Disc Kurtis Brondyke-Clinton-Central: SR. Decathlon Derek Jacobus-C.R. Kennedy-Arkansas: Sr. Decathlon Mathew Clark-Ames-UNI: SR. Decathlon Erik Sowinski-Iowa: SR. 800m Brette Corey-W. Dubuque-UNI: SR. 800m Brandon Carnes-UNI: SR. 100m Mar’yea Harris-Iowa: […]

Iowa Connections at USATF Nationals

The 2017 USATF Junior and Senior Track and Field Championships will be held in Sacramento, California, Thursday June 22 through Sunday June, 25.   The state of Iowa will be well represented in both divisions, by former Iowa preps and Iowa collegians. Feature photo: Shelby Houlihan-SC East-Arizona St ©Erik Aguilar www.painani.org The Junior meet will serve as […]

Cyclone Track Season in Review

The 2017 Iowa State track and field season came on an end over the weekend at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Below, cyclones.com revisits some of the highlights of the past six months of track and field. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Jasmine Staebler-Clayton Ridge-ISU ©Jim Kirby Jumpin’ Jhoa Iowa State jumper […]

Schweizer Placed on Bowerman Semifinal List

Mizzou Track & Field junior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) was placed on The Bowerman semifinalist list, announced Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Schweizer is one of 10 semifinalists for the most prestigious award in collegiate track & field. Courtesy Mizzou Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou ©Michael […]