Sha'Carri Richardson and Mondo Duplantis are finalists for The Bowerman. It is the most coveted collegiate track and field honor. Fans have their chance to help out Richardson and Duplantis via the fan vote that runs from now until June 27. Fans are allowed to vote up to five times per day with a valid email address.
Mondo Duplantis became the first man in LSU track and field history to be named a finalist for The Bowerman the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced on Thursday. Duplantis is one of three finalists with Florida's Grant Holloway and Texas Tech's Divine Oduduru.
Richardson Tabbed as Finalist for The Bowerman
Mondo Duplantis and JuVaughn Harrison were announced as two of 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman on Thursday afternoon. Duplantis and Harrison make LSU the only program with two semifinalists on the men's side.
Sha'Carri Richardson became the third woman in LSU track and field history to be named a semifinalist for The Bowerman on Wednesday afternoon. Richardson is one of ten women track and field athletes around the country to be named to the list.
Freshman sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson and sophomore JuVaughn Harrison of LSU's track and field program have been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association national outdoor athletes in their respective disciplines the USTFCCCA announced on Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is the Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year and Harrison ins the Men's Field Athlete of the Year.
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LSU sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson of Dallas, Texas, set two U20 world records on Saturday at the NCAA Championships with personal bests of 10.75 in the 100 meters and 22.17 in the 200 meters.
Uncharted territory. That's where JuVaughn Harrison went on Friday night on day three of the NCAA Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Harrison became the first man in NCAA Outdoor Championships history, a meet that dates back to 1921, to win both the long and high jump national titles at the same meet.
LSU's Sha'Carri Richardson accomplished a feat that no sprinter in world history has ever done. Nobody. Richardson ran times of 10.99 in the 100 meters and 20.37 in the 200 meters to become the first U20 woman in world history to run sub 11 seconds in the 100 meters and sub 23.4 seconds in the 200 meters in one day on Thursday at the Mike A. Myers Stadium on day two of the NCAA Championships. Add in seven scoring opportunities and a school record, and that that fully encompasses the kind of evening that the LSU women's track and field team had on its first day of competition at NCAAs.
JuVaughn Harrison used a personal best long jump of 26' 11" (8.20 meters) to win his first-career national title on Wednesday evening at Mike A. Myers Stadium on day one of the NCAA Championships.
Freshman sensation Sha'Carri Richardson made her second career appearance on The Bowerman Watch List on Tuesday afternoon two days before she begins competition at the NCAA Championships.
The LSU track and field team has advanced 23 athletes (13 men & 10 women) to the NCAA Championships that will take place this week at the Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, June 5-8. Wednesday and Friday will feature action on the men's side, while the women will compete on Thursday and Saturday.
As the collegiate track and field season nears to a close, Mondo Duplantis has been named to The Bowerman Watch List for the pre-NCAA Championships edition of the list that features the top-10 collegiate track and field athletes in the nation.
It's been a week of many awards for the LSU track and field program and it continued on Friday with Mondo Duplantis (Men's Field Athlete of the Year), Dennis Shaver (Men's Head Coach of the Year), and Todd Lane (Men's Assistant Coach of the Year) racking up honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in the South Central region.
Eighteen athletes on the LSU track and field team earned All-SEC honors for their performances at the SEC Championships in mid-May. A total of 12 athletes earned first-team accolades, an additional four garnered second-team honors, and four freshman were named to the all-freshman team.
Hannah Bourque and Harrison Martingayle were named to the SEC Community Service Team on Wednesday for the sports of men's and women's track and field and cross country.
LSU sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was named the USATF Athlete of the Week on Wednesday afternoon the association announced. The full release from the USATF can be found below. Richardson will be running in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4x100 meter relay next week at the NCAA Championships.
The LSU track and field program picked up three Southeastern Conference awards for the outdoor season on Tuesday as the conference announced that Mondo Duplantis was named the Men's Field Athlete of the Year and Men's Freshman Field Athlete of the Year while Sha'Carri Richardson was named the Women's Freshman Runner of the Year, and head coach Dennis Shaver earned Coach of the Year honors on the men's side.
The LSU track and field program had a successful final day of the NCAA East Prelims on Saturday at Hodges Stadium as 10 individuals and three relays secured spots at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 5-8/Austin, Texas).
Seven athletes wearing the Purple and Gold clinched their spots at the 2019 NCAA Track and Field Championships on day two of the NCAA East Preliminaries at Hodges Stadium Friday night. Sha'Carri Richardson ran a stunning 10.99 in her 100 meter race to advance to the NCAA Championships; it was a time that has only been run by one other freshman in NCAA history.
Kenan Jones, Rayvon Grey, JuVaughn Harrison, and Mondo Duplantis all secured their spots at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships with quality performances on day one of the NCAA East Preliminaries on Thursday at Hodges Stadium.
The LSU track and field team is set for its second postseason meet of the outdoor season with the NCAA East Preliminaries taking place this week in Jacksonville, Fla., at the University of North Florida's Hodges Stadium Thursday through Saturday. LSU will have 39 athletes making the trip to the Sunshine State with hopes of advancing to the NCAA Championships that will take place in June.
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Aleia Hobbs won the 100 meter dash at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday in China.