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Bobcat men’s track takes first, women’s second at Sun Belt Outdoor Championship meet

Bobcat men’s track takes first, women’s second at Sun Belt Outdoor Championship meet

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

For the first time in program history, the Texas State men’s track team won first place in the Sun Belt Outdoor Championship meet in Jonesboro, Arkansas on May 10-12. The women’s side took runner-up in the meet, with both teams racking up eight individual titles, 21 all-conference selections and...

Deep in the heart of Texas

Deep in the heart of Texas

Claire Partain

April 22, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports, Sports - featured, Tennis, Track and Field

International athletes' journeys to Texas State Three years ago, Sean Yi Yip was dead set on packing her bags and enrolling at a law school in London. Now, she plays golf at Texas State. The Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia native is no stranger to travel and spent her high school years at the Presbyte...

Texas State brings in top marks at LSU Alumni gold meet

Texas State brings in top marks at LSU Alumni gold meet

Claire Partain

April 22, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Texas State added 12 top 10 Sun Belt marks Saturday at the one-day LSU Alumni Gold meet in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The team now trails just behind Arkansas State and South Alabama with 48 spots in the conference’s top 10. Senior T’Mond Johnson brought home the sole individual title of the meet in t...

Track and field finishes third at Texas A&M Invitational

Track and field finishes third at Texas A&M Invitational

Claire Partain

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field, Uncategorized

Texas State track racked up seven top ten Sun Belt marks, three individual gold medals, and third place finishes for both teams Friday and Saturday at the Texas A&M Invitational Meet The team rose above nationally ranked schools, including the 27th ranked Arizona State women’s team, to rack ...

Track and field split up success at Texas Relays and Bobcat Invitational

Track and field split up success at Texas Relays and Bobcat Invitational

Claire Partain

April 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The dominance of the Texas State track and field team was tested at Texas Relays and Bobcat Invitational this weekend, racking up 24 top ten Sun Belt titles at the two meets. The Bobcats grabbed 18 top ten Sun Belt titles at home this weekend, including two that pace the conference. Texas State al...

Texas State track starts indoor season with top marks

Texas State track starts indoor season with top marks

Claire Partain

March 25, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Texas State track kicked off the outdoor season with 17 top five Sun Belt marks and four individual first-place finishes at Roadrunner Invitational at the University of Texas at San Antonio on Friday and Saturday. Junior Naomi Ferdinand started off the season strong by outperforming competitors from...

Women’s track team three-peats at Sun Belt indoor championships

Women’s track team three-peats at Sun Belt indoor championships

Claire Partain

February 25, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Track and Field

Texas State women’s track and field team pulled off a three-peat conference win at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships Feb. 18 and 19 at the Southern Alabama track. The men’s team racked up 119 total points for a third place finish overall. The two-day meet was kicked off by junior transfer Leslie...

Bobcat Track and Field finishes successful season

Bobcat Track and Field finishes successful season

Michelle Joseph

June 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Track and Field

The Track and Field team saw its 2018 season come to an end at the final NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. The 2018 season proved to be a successful yet humbling year. The Bobcats started the season strong by claiming event titles at the Purple Tiger Invitational...

Five Bobcats advance to NCAA Outdoor Championship

Five Bobcats advance to NCAA Outdoor Championship

Michelle Joseph

May 27, 2018


Filed under Featured, Latest, Sports, Track and Field

16 athletes from the Texas State track & field competed in the NCAA Track & Field West Preliminary Round meet at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California. The meet started Thursday and finished Saturday with 13 individual events and two relays. Individuals and relays that finished in the...

Horizontal jumper turns pressure into success

Horizontal jumper turns pressure into success

Michelle Joseph

April 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports - featured, Track and Field

Senior year for some student-athletes is a bittersweet experience, especially for those who have been a part of athletics all four years of college. Alvin Chikaeze, senior horizontal jumper, has dedicated time and work to the track and field program. The athlete initially did not take any serious...

Track and field competes at the Roadrunner Invitational

Track and field competes at the Roadrunner Invitational

Michelle Joseph

March 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Texas State track and field men’s and women’s teams began the Roadrunner Invitational Friday, March 23, and finished Saturday, March 24, in San Antonio at the Park West Athletics Complex on the campus of the University of Texas San Antonio. Competing alongside the Bobcats were Texas A&M,...

Decoud finishes eighth in day one of NCAA Indoor Championships

Decoud finishes eighth in day one of NCAA Indoor Championships

Michelle Joseph

March 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Senior Chelsie Decoud, senior high jumper, was the lone representative for the Texas State track & field teams at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas, Friday and Saturday, March 9-10. Decoud competed in the women's high jump Friday at 6 p.m. She was one of 16 competitors...

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