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Alabama Track and Field Duo Earns Academic All-America Honors Tim Loreman Jun 29, 2016

The Alabama track and field duo of Alex Gholston and Quanesha Burks were selected to the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-America Track & Field/Cross Country Team it was announced Friday. Gholston was one of 15 NCAA Division I first-team honorees while two-time NCAA champion Burks earned second-team recognition.

3 D's Pay off as Estero's Daley Cline Commits to the Tide Isabel Hanewicz Oct 15, 2015

Discipline. Desire. Dedication. Those are the 3 D's that all the Estero High runners live by, and senior Daley Cline is no exception. With two state cross country team titles and two 4x800 titles, Cline's dedication to the 3 D's paid off as she recently announced her verbal commitment to the University of Alabama.

St. Thomas Aquinas Senior Alexa Cruz Commits To Crimson TIde Todd Grasley Oct 2, 2015

St. Thomas Aquinas senior Alexa Cruz will be one of the top runners in this weekend's FSU Invitational/Pre-State. The 2013 4A Cross Country Finals champion is going up against a stacked field, but she is coming in relaxed. Cruz recently ended her college recruitment with a commitment to the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.

In Her Own Words: Emily Edwards - Finding The Fighter Inside Me Emily Edwards Apr 28, 2014

Sometimes all you need is a wake-up call. That one moment where your mind tells you “snap out of it.” That one moment that forces you to re-focus and continue on what you set out to do. That wake-up call came to me on my run Friday night. I was by myself, and chose to listen to music for once, and this is when I started thinking.

In Her Own Words: Emily Edwards - The Home Stretch Emily Edwards Apr 15, 2014

Hey Flrunners! I cannot believe the bulk of season has already passed and it is down to the home stretch. This part of the season is personally my favorite because everyone is done experimenting with different events and we start to see main focuses. However, a lot has happened in the past few weeks, some big meets and very fast times!

Stress Fracture Sidelines Barlow For Remainder Of Senior Season Todd Grasley Apr 10, 2014

Caroline Barlow had big plans for her senior season on the track. After finishing second at the 3A Cross Country Finals. Barlow came into 2014 eyeing a 3200m state title, an event she was third in at the state meet. Enter a stress fracture in her right tibia and all dreams ceased. Her dad and coach Paul Barlow informed flrunners.com of the season ending injury. He says with the stress fracture, she just can't train hard enough to make it out of their insanely competitive region.

In His Own Words: Connor Ferrentino - The Road To Get Back On Track Connor Ferrentinno Mar 7, 2014

Freedom senior Connor Ferrentino is eager to return to the state track meet. After finishing third in the 1600 meters as a sophomore, the University of Alabama signee had an injury plagued junior year. He is coming off a 2013 cross country campaign where he was district and regional runner-up and finished 8th at the 4A Cross Country Finals. In only his third meet of the year, Ferrentino has run a personal best time of 4:21.47. Over the course of the season Connor will be blogging for flrunners.com and sharing his experiences!

In Her Own Words - Emily Edwards - Testing The South Florida Waters Emily Edwards Mar 7, 2014

Hello, flrunners! First of all, thank you to Todd for giving me the opportunity to blog for track season as well. Track is my favorite time of the year, so I plan on enjoying every second of my last high school season. Meets are already under way and fast times have been filling up the rankings. Congrats to all on a great first few meets!

Comeback Kids: Kyri Tabor & Shayla Sanders Denise Spann Feb 26, 2014

The class of 2012, held some very talented athletes all around. Two of those athletes Shayla Sanders and Kyri Tabor, were on top of their game in high school leading the competition, but going to college was a whole different ball game. Both suffered freshman season ending injuries that forced them to reevaluate many things. 

Edwards Named Gatorade Florida Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year Todd Grasley Jan 13, 2014

Fort Myers' standout Emily Edwards capped off her senior season with a state championship at the 3A Cross Country Finals. For her spectacular season, Edwards was awarded the Gatorade Florida Girls Cross Country Runner Of The Year. We caught up with Emily to talk about the 2013 season, what the award means to her, and what the future holds.

Crimson Tide Rolling In The Commitments: Barlow Becomes Latest Todd Grasley Oct 23, 2013

Gulf Coast senior Caroline Barlow spent the beginning of the cross country season, touring the southeast on official college visits. The stops included the University of Florida, Ole Miss, and the University of Alabama. Barlow says she really enjoyed all three of her visits and each school offered wonderful opportunities, but it was Bama that stole her heart at the end of the day.

Chalk Up One More For Crimson Tide: Emily Edwards Picks Alabama Todd Grasley Oct 18, 2013

The college decision is in for Fort Myers senior Emily Edwards. Edwards finished fifth at the Cross Country Finals as a junior and won the 1600 meter state championship, picked the University of Alabama over FSU, and the University of Florida. See what factored into her decision and what she is looking forward to the most about running for the Crimson Tide.

Freedom's Ferrentino Taking His Talents To Tuscaloosa Todd Grasley Oct 17, 2013

The college recruiting process has come to an end for Freedom's Connor Ferrentino. Ferrentino, a mid-distance standout who finished third at the state meet in the 1600 meters, and sixth at the 2012 Cross Country finals, picked the Alabama Crimson Tide over the University of Tennessee, and the University of Florida.

2013 Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Jeremiah Green - Boys Field Events Todd Grasley Jul 10, 2013

There is no doubt Florida is one of the most talented states in the country when it comes to track and field. We wanted to honor the best of the best with our 2013 Track & Field Athlete of the Year Awards. Jeremiah Green of Hillsborough High School is our winner in the Boys Field Event category. Green claimed indoor and outdoor national titles in the triple jump, clearing 50 feet in five track and field meets this season, and posting the longest leap in the nation for 2013.

Thank You Flrunners From The Class Of 2013 Olivia Ortiz May 29, 2013

Hi everyone!  As this year’s track season has come to an end and another exciting year comes to a close, the 2013 seniors are heading out of the high school arena.  Many XC/Track & Field seniors and I are graduating, and for some getting ready for the collegiate running world.  I have been reflecting on my four years of high school running and all those I am grateful for having an impact, flrunners is certainly one of them.

Tide’s Batson Runs World’s Fastest 100 This Year Todd Grasley Apr 14, 2013

 University of Alabama sprinter Diondre Batson ran the fastest 100-meter dash time in the world thus far this season with a time of 10.06 seconds to lead the Crimson Tide track and field team Saturday at the Spec Towns National Team Invitational. (via TuscaloosaNews.com)

In Her Own Words: Olivia Ortiz Olivia Ortiz Mar 20, 2013

Hi everyone.I would like to congratulate everyone on a tremendous track season so far! Everyone should be so proud of themselves to see their hard work, dedication, and commitment paying off. It’s truly inspiring to see how Florida is filled with a powerhouse of track and field stars. Since it is still pretty early in the season, only the best is yet to come! 

The College Decision Is In For Ortiz Todd Grasley Nov 19, 2012

Lakewood Ranch senior Olivia Ortiz has had a great high school career. Ortiz was named Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year in Florida in 2011 after finishing first at the 3A Cross Country Finals and was a Foot Locker National Finalist. Recently, she announced where she will spend the next four years of her collegiate running career.

Cross Country Attends Media Luncheon on Thursday Aug 11, 2011

On Thursday afternoon, Alabama hosted a preseason media day for its fall sports, giving local media an opportunity to get a preview of the 2011 season. Attending the event for the Crimson Tide were representatives from the women's volleyball and men's and women's cross country teams.

Booth Hired as Track & Field Jumps Coach Jul 7, 2011

Veteran coach Dick Booth will join the University of Alabama track and field coaching staff as the Crimson Tide's jumps coach, UA head coach Dan Waters announced Thursday. As one of the world's most successful jumps coaches, Booth's career has included 49 NCAA individual champions and 150 All-America performances.

Alabama Cross Country Announces 2011 Schedule Jul 1, 2011

University of Alabama track and field and cross country head coach Dan Waters has announced the cross country team's 2011 schedule. The seven-date lineup features two home meets in the annual Crimson Classic and the NCAA South Region Championships.

Corder Named First Team Academic All-American Jun 21, 2011

Nathan Corder, a junior on the University of Alabama cross country and track and field teams, has been named a first team Capital One Academic All-American, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Kane Named Assistant Track Coach Jun 16, 2011

University of Alabama track and field head coach Dan Waters has announced the first addition to his staff with the hiring of Matt Kane to serve as the Crimson Tide's sprints and hurdles coach.

Alabama Finishes 10th In Program of the Year Award Standings Jun 14, 2011

The University of Alabama men's track and field and cross country program finished the 2010-11 season ranked 10th in the John McDonnell Program of the Year standings, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Tuesday.

James Wins NCAA 400m Championship Jun 10, 2011

Alabama's Kirani James successfully repeated as the NCAA 400-meter champion by the narrowest of margins on Friday night at Drake Stadium.

James Qualifies for NCAA 400m Final Jun 8, 2011

University of Alabama sophomore Kirani James finished second in his 400m preliminary heat on Wednesday to qualify for the finals at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Track & Field Set For NCAA Championships Jun 7, 2011

The University of Alabama men's and women's track and field teams are sending four individuals and a relay team to the NCAA Outdoor Championships this week in Des Moines, Iowa.

James Named South Region Athlete of the Year Jun 6, 2011

University of Alabama sophomore Kirani James has been named South Region Men's Track Athlete of the Year, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday.

Track & Field Places Three on Academic All-District Teams Jun 3, 2011

The University of Alabama men's and women's track and field and cross country teams placed a combined three student-athletes on the Capital One Academic All-District men's track & field/cross country teams. Nathan Corder earned first-team honors for the men's team while Leigh Gilmore and Andrea Torske earned women's second team accolades.

Austin Advances to NCAA Championships May 27, 2011

University of Alabama senior Meghan Austin finished 12th in the javelin at the NCAA East Regional on Friday afternoon to earn a berth in the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Austin and Eppinger Earn All-SEC Honors May 24, 2011

The University of Alabama women's track and field team placed two student-athletes on the All-Southeastern Conference teams, the league announced Tuesday as part of its 2011 outdoor track and field awards.

James Named SEC Runner of the Year May 24, 2011

University of Alabama sophomore All-American Kirani James has been named the Southeastern Conference Men's Runner of the Year, the league office announced Tuesday as part of its 2001 outdoor track and field honors.

James Sets 400m School Record at SEC Championships May 15, 2011

University of Alabama sophomore standout Kirani James highlighted the final day of the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships for the Crimson Tide with a championship and a school record in the 400m at Georgia's Spec Towns Track.

Men's Track & Field Advances Four More to SEC Championship Finals May 14, 2011

The University of Alabama men's track and field team advanced four more competitors to the finals of the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships finals at Georgia's Spec Towns Track during the third day of action at Georgia's Spec Towns Track.

Women's Track Wraps Up Third Day of SEC Championships May 14, 2011

The University of Alabama women's track and field team completed the third day of competition at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship by advancing another competitor to the finals on Sunday in Athens, Ga.

Eppinger Third After First Day of the Heptathlon May 12, 2011

Junior Kaylon Eppinger finished the first day of competition at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in third place for the University of Alabama women's track and field team.

Men's Track & Field Travels to SEC Championships May 11, 2011

The University of Alabama men's track and field team travels to Athens, Ga., this week for the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships. The Crimson Tide aims to improve upon its impressive fourth-place finish during March's indoor championship and begin its outdoor championship season with a solid showing in Athens.

Dan Waters Named Head Track & Field Coach at the University of Alabama May 11, 2011

Dan Waters has been named head men's and women's track coach at the University of Alabama, UA Director of Athletics Mal Moore announced Wednesday. Waters will lead the Crimson Tide track and field program starting after the conclusion of the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in June. Waters will oversee a combined men's and women's program at Alabama as the two teams will transition into a combined program following the conclusion of the 2011 outdoor track and field season in June.

Shuttle Hurdle Relay Team Wins at Drake Relays Apr 30, 2011

For the third straight year, the University of Alabama women's track and field team won the 4x100m shuttle hurdle relay at the prestigious Drake Relays. The Crimson Tide took top honors in the event with the world's fastest time in the event this season at 54.27 to cap a successful weekend at the relays.

Fowler to Step Down as Women's Track & Field Head Coach Apr 26, 2011

University of Alabama women's track and field head coach Sandy Fowler announced Tuesday that she will not return to her current position after the 2010-11 season. Fowler, who is in her 14th season at the Capstone, has been the head coach of the women's track and field program since July 1, 1997.

James Named SEC Runner of the Week Apr 26, 2011

University of Alabama sophomore Kirani James has been named the Southeastern Conference men's track and field Runner of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Women's Track & Field Travels to Mississippi Open Apr 22, 2011

The Alabama women's track and field team continues the outdoor season this weekend as it heads to Oxford, Miss. to compete in the Mississippi Open. The meet will feature schools from across the Southeast, including a handful of Southeastern Conference rivals.

Fuller Named SEC Track & Field Freshman of the Week Apr 20, 2011

Kamal Fuller, a member of the University of Alabama men's track and field team, has been named the Southeastern Conference men's track and field freshman of the week, the league office announced Wednesday.

Samoei Wins Texas Relays Mile Title Apr 9, 2011

Senior Fred Samoei won the prestigious Jerry Thompson Invitational Mile to close out a successful weekend at the Texas Relays for the University of Alabama men's track and field team. The Crimson Tide also had select team members compete at the Ole Miss Invitational on Saturday as well.

Men's Track & Field Travels to Texas and Mississippi Apr 7, 2011

The University of Alabama men's track and field team splits up this weekend with 10 student-athletes competing in the prestigious Texas Relays and others participating in the Ole Miss Invitational on Saturday.

Women's Track & Field Records Another Strong Weekend Apr 2, 2011

The Alabama women's track and field team closed out competition Saturday at Auburn University's Tiger Track Classic. The Crimson Tide posted a total of 17 top-10 finishes on Saturday in addition to seven top-10 finishes in the javelin and hammer throw Friday.

Women's Track & Field to Host Alabama Relays Mar 23, 2011

The Alabama women's track and field team opens the 2011 outdoor season this weekend when it hosts the Alabama Relays at the Sam Bailey Track and Field Complex. Action begins on Thursday and Friday with the heptathlon and decathlon with the bulk of the meet following on Saturday and Sunday.

Hopkins Finishes 21st at NCAA Indoor Championships Mar 12, 2011

University of Alabama sophomore Wilamena Hopkins finished 21st in the shot put on the second day of competition at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at Gilliam Indoor Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M.

Samoei Wins National Championship in 800m Mar 12, 2011

Senior mid-distance ace Fred Samoei edged out University of Connecticut runner Michael Rutt by four one hundredths of a second to win the NCAA championship in the 800m, Saturday at Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium.

James and Samoei Advance to NCAA Indoor Finals Mar 12, 2011

University of Alabama men's track and field runners Kirani James and Fred Samoei both won their heats in the 400m and 800m, respectively, on Friday to advance to the NCAA Indoor Championship finals in each event.

Men's Track & Field Sends Five to College Station Mar 10, 2011

The No. 21 ranked University of Alabama men's track and field team will send five athletes to the 2011 NCAA Division I Track & Field Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 to compete for national championships in four different events.

Kirani James Named SEC Runner of the Year Mar 7, 2011

University of Alabama sophomore All-American Kirani James was named the 2011 Southeastern Conference Runner of the Year by the league office Monday and also garnered the honor of Athlete of the Year for the South Region by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Crimson Tide Puts In Final Push Toward NCAA Hopes Mar 5, 2011

With hopes of qualifying for next weekend's NCAA Indoor Championships, three members of the University of Alabama women's track and field team wrapped up competition at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier on Saturday.

Women's Track & Field Aims for NCAA Marks at Virginia Tech Mar 4, 2011

The Alabama women's track and field team travels to Blacksburg, Va. for the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier for one last chance to qualify for next weekend's NCAA Indoor Championships. The meet, hosted by Virginia Tech, takes place at Rector Fieldhouse on Saturday, March 5.

Men's Track Travels to South Bend for Last Chance Meet Mar 3, 2011

The No. 21-ranked University of Alabama men's track and field team will travel to South Bend, Ind., this weekend to take part in the Alex Watson Invitational as a final opportunity to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships on March 11 - 12.

Women's Track & Field Finishes Ninth at SEC Indoor Championships Feb 27, 2011

Junior Wilamena Hopkins led the Alabama women's track and field team with a title in the shot put on the final day of the SEC Indoor Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Complex on Sunday. The Crimson Tide finished ninth in the final team standings, scoring 33 points.

Glance and Fowler to be Inducted into the Drake Relays Hall of Fame Feb 24, 2011

The Drake Relays Hall of Fame announced its 2011 inductees today and the University of Alabama head men's track and field coach, Harvey Glance, will be the first person to be enshrined as both a coach and an athlete. Sandy Fowler, the head women's track and field coach at Alabama, will join Glance as one of the coaches to be inducted.

Glance and Fowler to be Inducted into the Drake Relays Hall of Fame Feb 24, 2011

The Drake Relays Hall of Fame announced its 2011 inductees today and the University of Alabama head men's track and field coach, Harvey Glance, will be the first person to be enshrined as both a coach and an athlete. Sandy Fowler, the head women's track and field coach at Alabama, will join Glance as one of the coaches to be inducted.

Men's Track & Field Ready for SEC Indoors Feb 24, 2011

The No. 17-ranked University of Alabama men's track and field team will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend to partake in the 2011 Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center on the University of Arkansas campus, Feb. 25 - 27.

Men's Track & Field Ranked 17th Nationally Feb 22, 2011

The University of Alabama men's track and field program moved up two spots in this week's United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Top 25 poll, now coming in at 17th nationally.

Men's Track & Field No. 19 in Coaches' Poll Feb 16, 2011

The University of Alabama men's track and field team cracked the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Top 25 in this week's poll. The Crimson Tide came in at No. 19 after a solid weekend at the Husky Classic in Seattle.

Women's Track & Field Squad to Compete for Conference Bragging Rights Feb 11, 2011

The University of Alabama women's track and field team continues its indoor season in College Station, Texas, for the Texas A&M Challenge, a unique scored meet with conference pride on the line. The one-day meet will be held at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 12.

Alabama's James Named SEC Runner of the Week Feb 9, 2011

Alabama sophomore All-American Kirani James was named Southeastern Conference Runner of the Week by the league office Tuesday afternoon. James earned the honor after running the fastest 400m time in the world this year at the Meyo Invitational Saturday in South Bend, Ind., with a time of 45.47

Alabama's James Named SEC Runner of the Week Feb 8, 2011

Alabama sophomore All-American Kirani James was named Southeastern Conference Runner of the Week by the league office Tuesday afternoon. James earned the honor after running the fastest 400m time in the world this year at the Meyo Invitational Saturday in South Bend, Ind., with a time of 45.47.

Schade Wins High Jump at Meyo Invitational Feb 4, 2011

Krystle Schade finished first in the high jump to lead the Alabama women's track and field team on the first day of the Meyo Invitational at the Loftus Center on Notre Dame's Campus.

Women's Track & Field Travels to South Bend Feb 3, 2011

After a week off from competition, the University of Alabama women's track and field team returns to action this weekend at the Meyo Invitational. The University of Notre Dame will host the two-day meet on campus at the Loftus Center in South Bend, Ind.

James and Fuller Earn Weekly SEC Honors Jan 25, 2011

Alabama men's track and field student-athletes Kirani James and Kamal Fuller garnered weekly awards from the Southeastern Conference as James was named the league's Runner of the Week while Fuller was tabbed the Freshman of the Week.

Women's Track & Field Posts Another Solid Performance Jan 23, 2011

The University of Alabama women's track and field team continued the indoor season with another solid performance at Saturday's adidas Classic at Nebraska's Bob DeVaney Sports Center. The squad recorded 20 top-10 finishes with 10 studen-athletes recording personal bests.

James Sets School Record in 200 Meters Jan 22, 2011

Kirani James set a school record and automatically qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 20.58 in the 200m at the Cherry & Silver Invitational Friday evening in Albuquerque, N.M.

Corder Wins NCAA Elite 88 Award Nov 30, 2010

University of Alabama men's cross country student-athlete Nathan Corder has been honored with the NCAA's prestigious Elite 88 award, given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating in the finals for each of the NCAA's 88 championships.

Crimson Tide Finishes 11th at NCAA Cross Country Championships Nov 22, 2010

The University of Alabama men's cross country team capped another outstanding season with an 11th-place finish at the NCAA Championships Monday afternoon on the LaVern Gibson Championship course. Individually, Julius Bor earned All-America honors for the Crimson Tide with his 35th-place finish in the 10-kilometer race.

Crimson Tide Prepares for Sixth Straight NCAA Championship Appearance Nov 21, 2010

The No. 12 University of Alabama men's cross country team is set to make its sixth straight appearance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships Monday, Nov. 22, in Terre Haute, Ind. The men's 10-kilometer race is scheduled to start at 11:48 a.m. CST on the LaVern Gibson Championship Course.

Women's Cross Country Set for Regionals Nov 12, 2010

The University of Alabama women's cross country team continues the championship portion of their schedule at Saturday's NCAA South Region Championships in Hoover, Ala.

Men's Cross Country Finishes Second at SEC Championships Nov 1, 2010

The University of Alabama men's cross country team fell short of winning its third consecutive Southeastern Conference title as Arkansas edged the Crimson Tide for the team title at the 2010 SEC Championships Monday morning.

Three Tide Runners Set Personal Bests at Pre-National Meet Oct 16, 2010

The University of Alabama women's cross country team had three runners set personal bests as the team finished tied for 35th out of 39 teams in an extremely stout field at the Pre-National Meet Saturday afternoon. The Crimson Tide raced against eight ranked teams and two top-10 teams in the Blue Division race which is designed to be a preview of next month's NCAA Championships.

Men's Cross Country Aims to Return to Form at Pre-National Meet Oct 15, 2010

The University of Alabama men's cross country team returns to competition Saturday, Oct. 16, at the highly competitive Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute, Ind. The race, designed to be a preview of next month's NCAA Championships on the same course, will feature the majority of the top teams in the nation and give the Crimson Tide its strongest challenge to date.

Women's Cross Returns to Action at Pre-National Meet Oct 15, 2010

The University of Alabama women's cross country team returns to competition Saturday, Oct. 16 at the highly competitive Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute, Ind. The race, designed to be a preview of next month's NCAA Championships on the same course, will feature the majority of the top teams in the nation and give the Crimson Tide its strongest challenge to date.

Women's Cross Country Set to Face Deep National Field Sep 30, 2010

The University of Alabama men's and women's cross country teams resume competition tomorrow with its first true test against a national field at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday, October 1, in South Bend, Ind.

No. 5 Men's Cross Country to Face the Nation's Best Sep 30, 2010

The University of Alabama men's and women's cross country teams resume competition tomorrow with its first true test against a national field at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday, October 1, in South Bend, Ind.

Crimson Tide Holds Steady in National and Regional Rankings Sep 21, 2010

Buoyed by a first-place finish at last weekend's Crimson Classic, the University of Alabama men's cross country team held its position in both the national and regional rankings released this with by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association.

Men's Cross Country Takes First At Crimson Classic Sep 18, 2010

Paced by three runners in the top-10, the No. 5 University of Alabama men's cross country team added another Crimson Classic championship to its trophy case Saturday morning at the Harry Pritchett Running Course.

Women's Cross Country Finishes Second at Crimson Classic Sep 18, 2010

All five Alabama women's cross country scorers finished in the top-20 but it wasn't enough to counter a strong showing by Texas A&M as the Aggies narrowly edged the Crimson Tide at Saturday's Crimson Classic on Alabama's Harry Pritchett Running Course.

Women Set to Host Deep Crimson Classic Field Sep 17, 2010

The University of Alabama women's cross country team will welcome nearly 20 collegiate teams to Tuscaloosa for its annual Crimson Classic meet on Sept. 18 at the Harry Pritchett Running Course.

Alabama's Reserves Finish Fourth at the Powerade Invitational Sep 10, 2010

The University of Alabama men's cross country team finished fourth at the Powerade Invitational hosted by Chattanooga at the Moccasin Bend Race Course Friday evening. The Crimson Tide, ranked fifth nationally, opted to hold out its top runners in the season opener to give the squad's underclassmen the opportunity to gain valuable race experience.

Crimson Tide Opens Season With a Third-Place Finish Sep 3, 2010

The University of Alabama women's cross country team opened up the 2010 season with a third-place finish at the Belmont/Vanderbilt Opener Friday evening. The Crimson Tide had three runners score in the top-10 on the 4-kilometer course at Percy Ward Park.

Men's Cross Country Ranked Fifth In Preseason National Poll Aug 31, 2010

The University of Alabama men's cross country team will open the 2010 season with a No. 5 national ranking according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross County Coaches Association's (USTFCCCA) National Cross Country Poll released Tuesday by the organization.

Women's Cross Country Picked Fourth in Preseason SEC Poll Aug 25, 2010

The University of Alabama men's cross country was picked to win its third-straight Southeastern Conference championship in the league's annual preseason poll released Wednesday. The Crimson Tide's women's squad was voted to finish in a three-way tie for fourth.

Soccer, Volleyball and Cross Country Hold Media Luncheon on Monday Aug 16, 2010

Members of the soccer, men's and women's cross country, and volleyball teams took part in the annual preseason media event on Monday that allowed several representatives from newspapers, television stations and radio stations to get a glimpse into the 2010 seasons.

Women's Cross Country Announces 2010 Schedule Jul 23, 2010

Fifth-year head coach Randy Hasenbank announced the Alabama women's cross country schedule for the upcoming 2010 season. The cross country team will be running in a possible seven events during this upcoming campaign.

Kirani James Named to The Bowerman Watch List Jun 22, 2010

On Tuesday, The Bowerman Men's Watch Committee announced in conjunction with the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) the ten male student-athletes that will be considered for The Bowerman in 2010. Alabama freshman Kirani James was one of the 10 athletes named to the list.

Women's Track Nabs Four All-Americans Jun 14, 2010

University of Alabama senior Chealsea Taylor, junior Kim Laing and sophomore Krystle Schade have been named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-America team as announced on Monday for their efforts at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. last week.

Men's Track Duo Earns All-American Honors Jun 14, 2010

University of Alabama freshman Kirani James and junior Fred Samoei have been named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-America team as announced on Monday for their efforts at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. last week.

Men's Track Places 23rd at NCAA Championships Jun 12, 2010

Though the Alabama men's track and field team did not have any competitors on Saturday at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the squad finished in a tie for 23rd as a team after action concluded on the fourth and final day. The Crimson Tide, coming into the meet ranked as the 32nd-best team in the nation, tallied its highest point total since 2002 with 11 points.

Laing Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Championships Jun 12, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team concluded action at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field with junior Kim Laing leading the team on Saturday, as she earned her first All-America honor by finishing seventh in the 100 meter hurdles. The Crimson Tide finished tied for 20th as a team after coming in ranked as the 26th-best team in the nation, tallying its highest point total since 2007 with 13 points.

Hopkins Concludes Rookie Campaign at NCAA Championships Jun 11, 2010

Freshman Wilamena Hopkins was the lone competitor for the Alabama women's track and field team on Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships where the attendance record was broken for the second consecutive day. The largest crowd in history for the third day of the meet was in attendance with 11,972 fans in a sold out Hayward Field.

NCAA CHAMPION! James Claims 400 Meter Title at NCAA Championships Jun 11, 2010

In front of a sold-out 11,972 fans at Hayward Field on Friday, the largest crowd in history for the third day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, true freshman Kirani James claimed the NCAA 400 meter title by clocking a time of 45.05. James is the first Alabama male student-athlete to win the event, indoors or outdoors.

Men's 4x400 Meter Relay Suffers Heartbreaker at NCAA Championships Jun 10, 2010

With the largest crowd ever in attendance for the second day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with 11,172 fans on Thursday, the Alabama men's track and field team competed in only one event, the 4x400 meter relay semifinal, at historic Hayward Field.

Taylor Claims Second All-America Honor at NCAA Championships Jun 10, 2010

In front of 11,172 fans on Thursday, the largest crowd ever for the second day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, senior Chealsea Taylor led the Alabama women's track and field team once again at historic Hayward Field where she earned All-America honors in the heptathlon, finishing third with 5,617 points. It is Taylor's second All-America honor on the weekend as she had also garnered the honor Wednesday night in the open high jump competition.

Samoei, James Advance to Finals at NCAA Championships Jun 9, 2010

After day one of the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus on Wednesday, the Alabama men's track and field team is off to a good start with two student-athletes, junior Fred Samoei and freshman Kirani James, advancing to finals and earning a shot at the NCAA title.

LIVE STREAM: NCAA Championships Jun 9, 2010

The 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, June 9-12, are being streamed live from historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.

No. 32 Men's Track Set for NCAA Championships Jun 8, 2010

For nearly 40 years, Eugene, Ore. has been dubbed the "Track Capital of the World" and the No. 32 Alabama men's track and field team will have seven student-athletes competing at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, June 9-12, at historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.

No. 26 Women's Track Prepares for NCAA Championships Jun 8, 2010

The No. 26 Alabama women's track and field team will be competing in Eugene, Ore., also known as "Track Town USA", with seven student-athletes at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, June 9-12, at historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.

Men's Track Advances Seven to NCAA Championships May 29, 2010

The inaugural NCAA East Preliminary Round, hosted by North Carolina A&T State University at Irwin Belk Track, came to a close on Saturday evening with seven Alabama men advancing to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships - just as many as last year's outdoor total and four more than indoors this year.

Women's Track Qualifies Seven for NCAA Championships May 29, 2010

The inaugural NCAA East Preliminary Round, hosted by North Carolina A&T State University at Irwin Belk Track, concluded on Saturday evening with seven Alabama women advancing to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships - two more than last year's outdoor total and four more than indoors this year.

Laing Advances to Quarterfinals at NCAA Preliminary Round May 28, 2010

Junior Kim Laing was the lone competitor for the Alabama women's track and field team on Friday at the inaugural NCAA East Preliminary Round, hosted by North Carolina A&T State University at Irwin Belk Track, and is just one round away from advancing to her second consecutive NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

NCAA East Preliminary Round Streamed Live May 27, 2010

The NCAA East Track and Field Preliminary Rounds, May 27-29, in Greensboro, N.C., on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University, are being streamed live. Watch the free stream at the link below.

Women's Track Set for NCAA East Preliminary Round May 26, 2010

The No. 47 Alabama women's track and field team is set to compete at the inaugural NCAA Championship East Preliminary Round, May 27-29, on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, N.C. The meet, held at Irwin Belk Track, is taking the place of the former regional format used for the past seven years and acts as the preliminary rounds of many of the events typically competed at the NCAA Championships.

No. 23 Alabama Readies for NCAA East Preliminary Round May 26, 2010

The No. 23 Alabama men's track and field team is set to compete at the inaugural NCAA Championship East Preliminary Round, May 27-29, on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, N.C. The meet, held at Irwin Belk Track, is taking the place of the former regional format used for the past seven years and acts as the preliminary rounds of many of the events typically competed at the NCAA Championships.

James Sweeps SEC Men's Freshman Runner of the Year Honors May 24, 2010

Alabama freshman Kirani James was named the SEC Men's Freshman Runner of the Year as the SEC announced its 2010 Outdoor Track and Field awards on Monday. The Gouyave, Grenada native was also named the SEC Freshman Athlete of the Year for his efforts during the indoor season earlier this season. James is just the third student-athlete to sweep the indoor and outdoor honor in the same year.

Alabama's James Added to The Bowerman Watch List May 19, 2010

Alabama freshman Kirani James was added to The Bowerman men's watch list as announced by The Bowerman Men's Watch Committee in conjunction with the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Wednesday.

Men's Track Vaults into Polls at No. 24 May 18, 2010

Perfect timing - the Alabama men's track and field team finds itself ranked in the Top-25 for the first time during the outdoor season as the collegiate track and field postseason begins. The Crimson Tide vaulted 15 spots to No. 24 in the Week Seven Division 1 Rankings as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday.

SEC Champion! James Claims 400 Meter Title May 16, 2010

True freshman Kirani James claimed the sixth Southeastern Conference outdoor 400 meter title in program history on the fourth and final day of the 2010 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on Sunday. The Crimson Tide finished 11th as a team, tallying 41 points.

Laing Claims 100 Meter Hurdle SEC Title May 16, 2010

Senior Kim Laing claimed the first Southeastern Conference 100 meter hurdle title in program history on the fourth and final day of the 2010 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on Sunday. The Crimson Tide finished sixth as a team, tallying 64 points - the highest team finish and point total since 2006.

Men's Track Sends Four to Finals at SEC Championships May 15, 2010

Into the early hours of Sunday morning went the third day of the 2010 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, after a four-hour, 20-minute lightning show delayed the events at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on Saturday night. The Alabama men's track and field team is in 10th place with one day of competition remaining.

Women's Track in Seventh with One Day Remaining at SEC Championships May 15, 2010

Mother Nature delayed the third day of the 2010 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships for four-hours, 20-minutes as a stream of severe thunderstorms rolled through the Knoxville area late Saturday night. The day was eventually completed in the early morning hours on Sunday at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium. The Alabama women's track and field team is in seventh place with one day of competition remaining.

Hughes Leads Alabama on Day Two of the SEC Championships May 14, 2010

After a one-hour lightning delay, the second day of the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium came to an end late Friday night. Junior Michael Hughes, in the decathlon, led the Alabama men's track and field team as the only point earner. Alabama is in 10th place after two days of competition.

SEC Champion! Taylor Claims Heptathlon Title May 14, 2010

Senior Chealsea Taylor, winning the SEC heptathlon championship, led the Alabama women's track and field team on Friday at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on Friday evening. Alabama is tied for third after two days of competition.

Hughes in Scoring Position After Day One of SEC Championships May 13, 2010

After the first five events of the decathlon, the Alabama men's track and field team concluded day one of the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on Thursday with junior Michael Hughes in scoring position.

Women's Track Set for SEC Outdoor Championships May 12, 2010

The No. 59 Alabama women's track and field team returns to action this weekend at the 2010 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. after a week off from competition. The contest, May 13-16, is being held at the Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.

Men's Track Returns to Knoxville for SEC Outdoor Championships May 12, 2010

After taking a week off from competition, the No. 39 Alabama men's track and field team returns to Knoxville, Tenn. for the 2010 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The contest, May 13-16, is being held at the Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.

Women's Track Set for Mississippi Open Apr 30, 2010

The No. 48 Alabama women's track and field team returns to the oval this weekend after an outstanding performance at last week's Drake Relays. The women will compete at the Mississippi Open, May 1, at the Ole Miss Track & Field Complex in Oxford, Miss.

Men's Track Heads to Oxford for Mississippi Open Apr 30, 2010

After a very successful last outing, the No. 27 Alabama men's track and field team is back in action this weekend, May 1, at the Mississippi Open. The contest is being held at the Ole Miss Track & Field Complex in Oxford, Miss.

Schade Earns Coveted Title of Drake Relays Champion Apr 23, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team wrapped up its Friday competition at the 101st Annual Drake Relays at Drake Stadium with one Drake Relays champion along with one individual and two relays advancing to the finals set for Saturday.

Men's Track Returns to Action at Drake Relays Apr 21, 2010

After taking a weekend off from competition, the No. 37 Alabama men's track and field team returns to action at the prestigious 101st Annual Drake Relays, April 22-24, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. More than 7,200 athletes are expected to compete at this year's clash on the oval, including several Olympians and 14 Drake Relays record holders returning to defend their records.

Women's Track Set for Drake Relays Apr 21, 2010

The No. 63 Alabama women's track and field team takes to the road again this weekend as it competes at the prestigious 101st Annual Drake Relays, April 22-24, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. More than 7,200 athletes are expected to compete at this year's clash on the oval, including several Olympians and 14 Drake Relays record holders returning to defend their records.

Women's Track Wraps Up Day One of War Eagle Invitational Apr 16, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team concluded the first day of the War Eagle Invitational in Auburn, Ala. on Friday at Hutsell-Rosen Track with a victory in the javelin and the seventh-best time in school history in the 10,000 meters.

Women's Cross Country Signs Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee State Champions Apr 13, 2010

Alabama head women's cross country coach Randy Hasenbank announced the signing of four prep middle distance and distance standouts for 2010-11 season. Aubrielle Wright (Hampton, Ga.), Claire Turner (Signal Mountain, Tenn.), Palee Myrex (Bremen, Ala.) and Lillian Goodman (Opelika, Ala.) will all be wearing crimson next season.

Men's Track Heads to Knoxville for Sea Ray Relays; Decathlon Underway Apr 8, 2010

The No. 29 Alabama men's track and field team returns to action this week as it competes at the 44th Annual Sea Ray Relays, April 7-10, in Knoxville, Tenn. The meet, held at the Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium, will allow for the Crimson Tide to compete at the site of the 2010 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be held May 13-16.

Women's Track Set for Ole Miss Invitational Apr 8, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team will travel to SEC foe Mississippi, April 10, to compete at the Ole Miss Invitational being held in Oxford, Miss. at the Ole Miss Track and Field Stadium.

Kirani James Completes 200/400 Meter Double at CARIFTA Games Apr 5, 2010

Just one day after claiming his fourth consecutive 400 meter CARIFTA gold medal, Alabama freshman sprinter Kirani James returned to Truman Bodden Sports Complex on Sunday, April 4, as he advanced to the 200m final at the CARIFTA Games with the second-fastest time of the day, 21.10 (1.0).

Women's Track Concludes Competition at Florida Relays Apr 3, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team wrapped up its second outdoor meet of the 2010 season on Saturday at the Florida Relays at Percy Beard Track at James G. Pressly Stadium. The competition today consisted of select field events and relays.

Three Ladies Lay Claim to Top Times in School History at Florida Relays Apr 2, 2010

In its second outdoor meet of the 2010 season, the Alabama women's track and field team concluded day one of the Florida Relays at Percy Beard Track at James G. Pressly Stadium on Friday. The Crimson Tide was led in Gainesville by two freshmen and a sophomore who tallied three of the best marks in school history.

Women's Track Heads to Gainesville for Florida Relays Apr 1, 2010

Hitting the road for the first time of the 2010 outdoor season, the Alabama women's track and field team competes at the Pepsi Florida Relays at the Percy Beard Track at James G. Pressly Stadium in Gainesville, Fla., April 2-3.

Women's Track Concludes Day One as Hosts of Alabama Relays Mar 25, 2010

Day one of the Alabama Relays sponsored by Beynon Sports Surfaces concluded at the Sam Bailey Track and Field Complex on Thursday with the Alabama women's track and field team putting on a good showing as it opened it's 2010 outdoor campaign.

Men's Track to Host Alabama Relays Sponsored by Beynon Sports Surfaces Mar 24, 2010

The Alabama men's track and field team opens their 2010 outdoor season on Thursday when they host the annual Alabama Relays sponsored by Beynon Sports Surfaces, March 25-28, at the Sam Bailey Track and Field Complex located adjacent to Coleman Coliseum. Admission is free and open to the public.

Women's Track to Host Alabama Relays Sponsored by Beynon Sports Surfaces Mar 24, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team opens their 2010 outdoor season on Thursday when they host the annual Alabama Relays sponsored by Beynon Sports Surfaces, March 25-28, at the Sam Bailey Track and Field Complex located adjacent to Coleman Coliseum. Admission is free and open to the public.

Women's Track Concludes NCAA Championships Mar 13, 2010

Freshman Krystle Schade led the Alabama women's track and field team at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center this weekend, scoring the only points and collecting the Tide's only All-American award.

Women's Track Set for NCAA Championships Mar 11, 2010

For the second time in as many weeks, the Alabama women's track and field team travels to Fayetteville, Ark., this time for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. The national meet is being held at the Randal Tyson Track Center, March 12-13.

No. 26 Alabama Readies for NCAA Championships Mar 11, 2010

The No. 26 Alabama men's track and field team is set for its second trip to Fayetteville, Ark. in as many weeks, this time for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. The national meet is being held at the Randal Tyson Track Center, March 12-13.

Men's Cross Country Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Mar 8, 2010

The University of Alabama men's cross country program has been named to the 2009 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday for their outstanding performances in the classroom as well as on the course. The Crimson Tide finds itself among the All-Academic Team honorees with a cumulative team grade point average of 3.08.

No. 26 Alabama Concludes Regular Season at Notre Dame Mar 6, 2010

The No. 26 Alabama men's track and field team concluded its stay at the Alex Wilson Invitational on Saturday, where the squad had a final last chance to better it's athlete's qualifying marks before next weekend's NCAA Championships.

Campbell Posts No. 2 High Jump Mark in School History Mar 5, 2010

With this weekend being the final chance for student-athletes across the country to qualify for the NCAA Championships set for next weekend, the No. 26 Alabama men's track and field team put up solid numbers with a split squad on Friday.

Women's Cross Country Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team, Posts Highest GPA Mar 5, 2010

The University of Alabama women's cross country program has been named to the 2009 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Friday for their outstanding performances in the classroom as well as on the course. The Crimson Tide leads All-Academic Team honorees with a cumulative team grade point average of 3.86.

Women's Track Travels to Virginia Tech Final Qualifier Mar 5, 2010

For one last chance to qualify for the NCAA Championships, the Alabama women's track and field team travels to Blacksburg, Va. for the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier. The meet will be hosted at Rector Fieldhouse on Saturday, March 6.

James Named SEC Men's Freshman Runner of the Year Mar 4, 2010

Freshman Kirani James was named the SEC Men's Freshman Runner of the Year, as voted on by the league head coaches, the Southeastern Conference announced on Thursday. The Gouyave, Grenada native is the second Alabama athlete to garner the award (Emmanuel Bor, 2007).

Schade Named SEC Women's Freshman Field Athlete of the Year Mar 4, 2010

Freshman Krystal Schade was named the SEC Women's Freshman Field Athlete of the Year, as voted on by the league head coaches, the Southeastern Conference announced on Thursday. The Sunrise, Fla. native is the first Alabama athlete to garner an SEC Athlete of the Year award of any kind.

No. 21 Alabama Prepares for SEC Indoor Championships Feb 25, 2010

The No. 21 Alabama men's track and field team is set for its return to the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships being held in Fayetteville, Ark. at the Randal Tyson Track Center on Feb. 26-28. The championship meet is set to begin for the men on Friday at 1:00 p.m. (CST) with only the heptathlon competition.

Women's Track Set to Compete at SEC Indoor Championships Feb 25, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team prepares for its biggest challenge of the year as they travel to Fayetteville, Ark. for the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships, which will be held at the Randal Tyson Track Center on Feb. 26-28.

Men's Track Surges to No. 20 in USTFCCCA Poll Feb 16, 2010

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Monday afternoon the week four update of the NCAA Division I Rankings for indoor track & field. The Alabama men made their first appearance top 25 appearance of the season, checking in at No. 20.

Women's Track Notches Three Provisional Marks at Texas A&M Challenge Feb 13, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team continued to post NCAA provisional marks as the Crimson Tide inches closer to the Southeastern Conference Championships. Alabama claimed three more NCAA marks Saturday at the Texas A&M Challenge in the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium.

Men's Track Splits Squads this Weekend Feb 11, 2010

After a historical outing last weekend, the Alabama men's track and field team returns to action this weekend, splitting squads between the Texas A&M Challenge and the Husky Classic.

Women's Track Gears Up for Texas A&M Challenge Feb 11, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team continues its trek towards the championship portion of the indoor season as they compete in the Texas A&M Challenge this weekend. The meet will be held at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium at the McFerrin Athletic Center on Saturday, Feb. 13.

James Named SEC Runner of the Week Feb 9, 2010

Freshman Kirani James of the Alabama men's track and field team was named the Southeastern Conference Runner of the Week as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. The Gouyave, Grenada native clocked the current fastest 400 meter time in the world on Feb. 6 at the Meyo Invitational.

Kirani James Posts World-Leading 400 Meter Time Feb 6, 2010

Freshman Kirani James smashed the 400 meter school record en route to posting the current world's fastest 400 meter time in his debut to lead Alabama at the Meyo Invitational at the Loftus Center on Saturday.

Women's DMR Posts Third-Fastest Time in SEC Feb 5, 2010

With the third-fastest DMR mark in the conference, the Alabama women's track and field team concluded a successful day one of the talent-filled Meyo Invitational at the Loftus Center late Friday night.

Women's Track to Compete at Meyo Invitational Feb 4, 2010

After a week off from competition, the Alabama women's track and field team returns to action this weekend at the Meyo Invitational. The University of Notre Dame will be hosting the meet on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6, at the Loftus Center on the Notre Dame campus.

Men's Track Set for Meyo Invitational Feb 4, 2010

After a week off from competition, the Alabama men's track and field team returns to action this weekend at the Meyo Invitational. The University of Notre Dame will be hosting the meet on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6, at the Loftus Center on the Notre Dame campus.

Kirani James Named 2009 Grenada Sportsman of the Year Feb 3, 2010

Kirani James, a freshman for the Alabama men's track and field team, was named Sportsman of the Year in his country of Grenada last Saturday, Jan. 30. The highly-touted James signed with the Tide in early January.

Women's Track Set for 32nd Annual Niswonger Invitational Jan 21, 2010

The Alabama women's track and field team will be traveling to Johnson City, Tenn. this weekend for the Niswonger Invitational. The meet, hosted by East Tennessee State, will be held at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center on Jan. 22-23.

Men's Track Faces Tough Competition at Razorback Invitational Jan 21, 2010

The Alabama men's track and field team will be traveling to Fayetteville, Ark. this weekend for the Razorback Invitational. The meet, featuring five teams ranked in the top 25 according to USTFCCCA, will be held at the Randal Tyson Track Center on Jan. 22-23.

Tyler Campbell Jumps NCAA Provisional Mark in Season Opener Jan 15, 2010

The University of Alabama men's track and field team completed day one of the Kentucky Invitational Friday at the E.J. Nutter Field House. The highlight of the day was sophomore Tyler Campbell as he jumped a NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the high jump.

Women's Track Opens Indoor Season at Kentucky Invitational Jan 14, 2010

The University of Alabama women's track and field team embarks on their 2010 campaign this weekend as they travel to Lexington, Ky. for the Kentucky Invitational. The meet is being hosted at the E.J. Nutter Field House on Jan. 15-16.

Men's Track to Open Season at Kentucky Invitational Jan 14, 2010

The University of Alabama men's track and field team embarks on their 2010 campaign this weekend as they travel to Lexington, Ky. for the Kentucky Invitational. The meet is being hosted at the E.J. Nutter Field House on Jan. 15-16.

No. 3 Alabama Takes Third at NCAA Championships Nov 23, 2009

On a Monday afternoon at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course located at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Championships took place. The No. 3 Alabama men's squad took home third place - the highest finish in school history.

No. 3 Alabama Set for NCAA Championships Nov 22, 2009

On Monday, Nov. 23, the No. 3 Alabama men's cross country team will return to the NCAA Championships for the fourth consecutive year. The championship will be run on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center and is being hosted by Indiana State University. The men's 10,000 meter race is slated for a 12:08 p.m. (EST) start.

NCAA Cross Country Championships to be Televised Live Nov 20, 2009

The NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships will be televised live by VERSUS from Terre Haute, Ind. on Monday, Nov. 23. The men's 10,000 meter race will begin at 11:08 a.m. CT and the women's 6,000 meter race will follow immediately afterwards at 11:58 a.m. CT.

Walker Named South Region Coach of the Year Nov 18, 2009

The University of Alabama men's cross country Joe Walker was recognized once again by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Wednesday morning as this season's men's Division I Cross Country Regional Coaches of the Year awards were released.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 13 Nov 16, 2009

With just one week left in the 2009 cross country season, the No. 6 Alabama cross country team claimed their third consecutive NCAA South Region Championship. It was the squads sixth under cross country coach Joe Walker.

Women's Cross Country Prepares for Region Championships Nov 13, 2009

The Alabama women's cross country team is set to host the NCAA South Region Championships for the first time since 2004. The races will be held at Harry Pritchett Running Park in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Saturday, Nov. 14. The women's 6,000 meter race is slated for an 11:15 a.m. start.

No. 6 Alabama Set to Defend Region Title Nov 13, 2009

For the first time since 2004, the Alabama men's cross country team is hosting the NCAA South Region Championships. The races will be held at Harry Pritchett Running Park in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Saturday, Nov. 14. The men's 10,000 meter race is slated for a 10:00 a.m. start.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 12 Nov 10, 2009

With a little over two weeks left in the season, the No. 6 Alabama men's cross country is preparing for the NCAA South Region Championships under the direction of cross country coach Joe Walker.

Trail Talk with Leigh Gilmore Nov 10, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the women's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning sophomore Leigh Gilmore, a native of Grove Hill, Ala. is featured.

Trail Talk with Moses Kiptoo Nov 10, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the men's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, newcomer Moses Kiptoo, a native of Iten, Kenya is featured.

Men's Cross Country Nabs Five SEC Awards Nov 3, 2009

The Southeastern Conference released the 2009 cross country awards on Friday. The No. 6 Alabama cross country team landed four student-athletes on the All-SEC team and cross country coach Joe Walker earned his second straight Coach of the Year honor.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 11 Nov 2, 2009

The No. 6 Alabama men's cross country team and cross country coach Joe Walker have been through 11 weeks of their season. This past week, the Tide entered the championship portion of the season.

SEC CHAMPIONS: Alabama Men's Cross Country Repeats Oct 31, 2009

For the first time in school history, the No. 6 Alabama men's cross country team claimed back-to-back SEC Championships. The meet was held on Saturday at the Ole Miss Cross Country Course in Oxford, Miss.

No. 6 Alabama Returns to SEC Championships as Defending Champions Oct 30, 2009

For the first time since 1974, the Alabama men's cross country team is set to compete at the SEC Championships as defending champions. The 2009 meet is being hosted by the University of Mississippi on the Ole Miss Cross Country Course in Oxford, Miss. The men's 8,000 meter race is slated for a 10:00 a.m. start.

Women's Cross Country to Compete at SEC Championships Oct 30, 2009

The Alabama women's cross country team is set to compete at the SEC Championships hosted by the University of Mississippi on the Ole Miss Cross Country Course in Oxford, Miss. The women's 6,000 meter race is slated for an 11:00 a.m. start.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 10 Oct 26, 2009

The No. 6 Alabama men's cross country team completed their 10th week of practice last week with a bye week. Cross country coach Joe Walker will be getting his squad ready for the SEC Championships this week.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 9 Oct 19, 2009

Cross country coach Joe Walker led the No. 3 Alabama men's squad through the ninth week of practice including the Pre-National Invitational held on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course on Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind.

No. 3 Alabama Takes Second at Pre-National Invitational Oct 17, 2009

The No. 3 Alabama men's cross country team previewed the 2009 NCAA Championship course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center on LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course on Saturday. Alabama fell to the No. 7 Men of Oregon after defeating the Ducks two weeks ago in Eugene.

Women's Cross Country to Battle No. 1 Washington Oct 16, 2009

The Alabama women's cross country team is set to compete at the Pre-National Invitational hosted by Indiana State University on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center - the site of the 2009 NCAA Championships.

No. 3 Alabama Heads to Pre-National Meet Oct 16, 2009

The No. 3 Alabama men's cross country team is set to compete at the Pre-National Invitational hosted by Indiana State University on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center - the site of the 2009 NCAA Championships.

Trail Talk with Katlyn Will Oct 15, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the women's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, freshman Katlyn Will, a native of LaGrange, Ga., is featured.

Tyson David Named SEC Athlete of the Week Oct 6, 2009

For the third time in the past two years and the first this season, Tyson David of the Alabama men's cross country team was named the SEC Male Athlete of the Week. David led the Alabama to a win over No. 1 Oregon on Friday, Oct. 2 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 7 Oct 5, 2009

The No. 9 Alabama men's cross country team is through seven weeks of the 2009 season under cross country coach Joe Walker and just a short four weeks until the championship portion of the year begins.

Women's Cross Country Set for OSU Jamboree Oct 2, 2009

The Alabama women's cross country team will be traveling to the Midwest this weekend to compete in the 73rd Annual OSU Jamboree being hosted by Oklahoma State University. The meet will take place Saturday at the OSU Cross Country Course in Stillwater, Okla.

Trail Talk with Andrea Torske Oct 2, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the women's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning sophomore Andrea Torske, a native of Rowlett, Texas, is featured.

Trail Talk with Nathan Corder Oct 1, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the men's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning sophomore Nathan Corder, a native of Pickerington, Ohio, is featured.

Alabama Moves Up One Spot to No. 9 in USTFCCCA Coaches' Poll Sep 29, 2009

The top five in the Men's Cross Country Coaches' Poll remained the same in the first regular season rankings released on Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Alabama moved up one spot to No. 9 earning 262 points as Georgetown fell to No. 10 this week.

Alabama Cross Country Week that Was: Week 6 Sep 29, 2009

The No. 10 Alabama men's cross country team concluded their sixth week of practice last week under 10th year cross country coach Joe Walker. The Tide did not compete over the weekend.

Trail Talk with Sara Vaughn Sep 25, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the women's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning sophomore Sara Vaughn, a native of Tulsa, Okla., is featured.

Trail Talk with Tyson David Sep 25, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the men's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning senior Tyson David, a native of Kitui, Kenya, is featured.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 5 Sep 21, 2009

The No. 10 Alabama men's cross country team concluded their fifth week of practice and hosted the 21st Annual Crimson Classic last week under the direction of cross country coach Joe Walker.

Women's Cross Country Set to Host 21st Annual Crimson Classic Sep 17, 2009

The Alabama women's cross country team will run in their second meet of the season as they host the 21st Annual Crimson Classic on Friday at the Harry Pritchett Running Park - the same location as the 2009 NCAA South Region Championship being held on Nov. 14.

Trail Talk with Kelsey Johnson Sep 16, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the men's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning sophomore Kelsey Johnson, a native of Iowa Park, Texas, is featured.

Trail Talk with Austin Duckworth Sep 16, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the men's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning sophomore Austin Duckworth, a native of Vestavia Hills, Ala., is featured.

Alabama Men 10th in 2009 Preseason Coaches' Poll Sep 15, 2009

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Men's Cross Country Top 30 Preseason Coaches' Poll was announced Tuesday and the University of Alabama men are ranked 10th.

Alabama Men Lead Preseason NCAA South Region Rankings Sep 14, 2009

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its 2009 Preseason Division 1 Regional Rankings on Monday and the University of Alabama men landed in the No. 1 position in the South Region.

Alabama: Trail Talk with Haley Moody Sep 10, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the women's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning All-SEC performer junior Haley Moody, a native of Morristown, Tenn., is featured.

Alabama: Trail Talk with Stephen Payne Sep 10, 2009

Each week, RollTide.com will feature a member of the men's cross country team in which the athlete will answer a few questions asked by RollTide.com. This week, returning junior Stephen Payne, a native of Hoover, Ala., is featured.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 3 Sep 8, 2009

Most of the Alabama men's cross country team and cross country coach Joe Walker got their 2009 season underway last week at the Memphis Twilight Invitational in Memphis, Tenn.

Alabama Men Finish Fourth at Memphis Twilight Sep 6, 2009

The Alabama men's cross country team concluded their first meet of the 2009 season late Saturday night at the Memphis Twilight Invitational in Memphis, Tenn. with one athlete placing in the top five.

Alabama Women Finishes Second at Belmont Opener Sep 4, 2009

The Alabama women's cross country team concluded their first meet of the season Friday night at the Belmont Opener at Vaughn's Creek Course in Percy Warner Park with three ladies placing in the top 10.

Glance Returns from Leading Team USA at World Championships Sep 4, 2009

Twenty-two years after winning a gold medal in the 4x100 meter relay at the 1987 World Championships, Alabama head track and field coach Harvey Glance returned to the event as men's head coach for the United States of America. The 2009 World Championships were held Aug. 15-23 in Berlin, Germany, at Olympic Stadium - site of the 1936 Olympics where Jesse Owens won his four gold medals.

Alabama Cross Country Week That Was: Week 2 Aug 31, 2009

The Alabama men's cross country team wrapped up its second and final week of preseason training last week and will get ready for its first meet of the season this weekend.

Alabama Cross Country Women Picked to Finish Seventh in SEC Aug 31, 2009

The Southeastern Conference released its 2009 SEC Cross Country Coaches Preseason Poll and the University of Alabama was nabbed to finish seventh, while the University of Florida was selected to win the women's title. In a vote by the league head coaches, the Crimson Tide tallied a total of 67 votes.

Alabama Men Voted to Defend SEC Cross Country Title Aug 31, 2009

The Southeastern Conference released its 2009 SEC Cross Country Coaches Preseason Poll on Monday and the University of Alabama took top honors for the men. In a vote by the league head coaches, the Crimson Tide captured nine first-place votes for a total of 11 points.

Alabama Women's Cross Country: Preview Aug 26, 2009

The University of Alabama women's cross country team is one year removed from having its best year in nearly a decade and return this season poised to make even more noise within the conference and region. Under cross country coach Randy Hasenbank's guidance over the past three years, the ladies have gradually made their way up the standings at both the conference and region meet turning in their best team finish since 2000 of seventh and eighth in 2008, respectively.

Alabama Men's Cross Country: Preview Aug 26, 2009

For two straight years, The University of Alabama men's cross country team has seen its best two seasons in school history. Over the past two years, the Crimson Tide has produced two top two SEC Championship finishes including the 2008 SEC Championship, two South Region titles, and two top 10 finishes at the NCAA Championships.

Men's Cross Country Reports for Training Aug 20, 2009

Under the direction of ninth year cross country coach Joe Walker, the Alabama men's cross country team began practice on Saturday, August 15th. Walker and the Crimson Tide enter this season as the defending SEC and South Region Champions.

Women's Cross Country Releases 2009 Schedule Jul 22, 2009

Alabama women's cross country coach Randy Hasenbank released the final schedule for the upcoming 2009 season on Tuesday with the squad's first meet being the Belmont Opener on Sept. 4 in Nashville, Tenn.

Men's Cross Country Releases 2009 Schedule Jul 21, 2009

Alabama men's cross country coach Joe Walker released the final schedule for the upcoming 2009 season on Tuesday with the squad's first meet being the Brooks Memphis Twilight on Sept. 5 in Memphis, Tenn.

Alabama Lands 58 on SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll Jul 16, 2009

Alabama women's cross country coach Randy Hasenbank released the final schedule for the upcoming 2009 season on Tuesday with the squad's first meet being the Belmont Opener on Sept. 4 in Nashville, Tenn.A combined 58 student-athletes representing 16 teams were named to the 2009 Southeastern Conference Freshmen Academic Honor Roll which was announced by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive on Thursday.

Women's Track Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Jul 16, 2009

Alabama freshman high jumper Krystle Schade will close out her rookie campaign while representing Team USA at the 2009 Pan American Junior Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad.The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the women's 2009 Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams. A total of 130 Division I programs were recognized as women's 2009 All-Academic Teams.

Women's Track Lands Four on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Jul 15, 2009

Alabama freshman high jumper Krystle Schade will close out her rookie campaign while representing Team USA at the 2009 Pan American Junior Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad.The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the women's 2009 Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams. A total of 130 Division I programs were recognized as women's 2009 All-Academic Teams.The Alabama women's track and field team landed four ladies on the Division I All-Academic Track and Field team as released on Monday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday.

Women's Track Places 13 on SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Jul 1, 2009

Alabama freshman high jumper Krystle Schade will close out her rookie campaign while representing Team USA at the 2009 Pan American Junior Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad.The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the women's 2009 Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams. A total of 130 Division I programs were recognized as women's 2009 All-Academic Teams.The Alabama women's track and field team landed four ladies on the Division I All-Academic Track and Field team as released on Monday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday.A total of 90 student-athletes representing nine different teams were named to the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll the SEC office announced on Wednesday.

Men's Track Places 15 on SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Jul 1, 2009

The University of Alabama men's head track and field coach Harvey Glance will serve as the men's head coach for Team USA at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Championships in Berlin, Germany, USA Track & Field announced Monday.A total of 90 student-athletes representing nine different teams were named to the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll the SEC office announced on Wednesday.

Freshman Duo to Compete at USA Junior National Track and Field Championships Jun 25, 2009

Two Alabama freshmen on the women's track and field team will be competing June 26-27at the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Championships will take place Hayward Field, site of the `72, `76, `80, and the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. Eugene, Ore. has long been dubbed "Track Town, USA" for its rich track and field history and the community's overwhelming appreciation of the sport.

Tyson David Lands on USTFCCCA's All-America List Jun 22, 2009

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced the 2009 USTFCCCA Men's Division I Outdoor Track and Field All-Americans and the Southeastern Conference had 65 male student-athletes, including Tyson David, from 11 different schools named to the list.

Alabama Men Finish 12th in John McDonnell Program of the Year Award Standings Jun 18, 2009

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced the 2009 USTFCCCA Men's Division I Outdoor Track and Field All-Americans and the Southeastern Conference had 65 male student-athletes, including Tyson David, from 11 different schools named to the list.After tying for a 62nd place finish at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the Alabama Crimson Tide finished 12th in the inaugural NCAA Division I John McDonnell Program of the Year Award as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Thursday.

Tyson David Earns All-American in 5,000 Meters Jun 12, 2009

The men's track and field team concluded their 2009 campaign on Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships being hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field.

Krystle Schade Advances to Finals at NCAA Championships Jun 10, 2009

The Alabama women's track and field team began competition Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships being hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field. The ladies were able to finish their events before the meet was put under a weather delay at approximately 7:15 p.m.

Women's Track Sends Five to NCAA Championships Jun 9, 2009

The Alabama women's track and field team began competition Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships being hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field. The ladies were able to finish their events before the meet was put under a weather delay at approximately 7:15 p.m.The Alabama women's track and field team will head to the NCAA Championships being held in Fayetteville, Ark. The meet will begin on Wednesday, June 10 at John McDonnell Field. The first event for the Crimson Tide will be the high jump qualifying round on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Men's Track Set for NCAA Championships Jun 9, 2009

The Alabama men's track and field team began competition Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships being hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field. The meet was put under a weather delay at approximately 7:15 p.m.The Alabama men's track and field team will head to the NCAA Championships being held in Fayetteville, Ark. The meet will begin on Wednesday, June 10 at John McDonnell Field. The first event for the Crimson Tide will be the 4x100 meter relay semifinal on Wednesday at 5:15 p.m.