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Bobcat Track and Field finishes successful season

Chelsie Decoud during her high jumping and high learning

Michelle Joseph

June 22, 2018

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

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Michelle Joseph

May 27, 2018

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

Alvin Chikaeze jumping

Michelle Joseph

April 20, 2018

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 & Field Recap TXST at Roadrunner Invitational

Michelle Joseph

March 25, 2018

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

Track and Field Recap TXST at NCAA Indoor Championship

Michelle Joseph

March 10, 2018

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...

Athlete’s focus influences a season of success

Junior Thrower T'Mond Johnson in the Quad in front of the LBJ statue

Daisy Colon

March 9, 2018

The unconditional love and support one receives could lead him or her to reach unimaginable heights. For one track and field athlete's case, his mother's support has been present throughout his whole life. T'Mond Johnson, junior thrower, said his track and field career began at the early age of 12 ...

Horizontal jumper reaches for the stars

Women's track member getting ready for her jump

Michelle Joseph

March 8, 2018

For one athlete, her hard work and dedication do not only show through the records she has made, but this track and field star's efforts have not gone unnoticed by the people who surround her. Naomi Ferdinand, sophomore horizontal jumper, began her track journey in the eighth grade after she realized...

Women’s track and field team becomes Sun Belt Indoor reigning champs

track & field recap sun belt indoor championships

Michelle Joseph

February 21, 2018

Returning after a week off, the Texas State Men’s and Women’s track and field teams competed in the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championship in Birmingham, Alabama hosted at the Birmingham Crossplex Feb. 20. The women’s team won the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Bobcats totaled 135...

Bobcat Women’s team becomes Jaguar Invitational champs

Track and Field Recap Jaguar Invitational

Michelle Joseph

February 5, 2018

Returning after a week off, the Texas State Men’s and Women’s track and field teams competed in the Jaguar Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama hosted by the University of South Alabama, Feb. 4. The Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships will be held at exact place, so the Texas State track and...

Junior pushes through a career-ending injury

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Melea Polk

February 5, 2018

After suffering what was thought to be a career-ending injury, one Texas State athlete has made a remarkable recovery to get back in the pit and defend the conference title. Lauren Brogger, junior multis participant, began her Texas State journey in the fall of 2015. “Texas State was my second...

Sprinter makes his own track

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Michelle Joseph

January 31, 2018

Transferring to a new university can be intimidating, but for one track and field runner, he takes full advantage of the Texas State atmosphere. Kelson Pierre, senior sprinter, has embarked a new journey in his past two years on the Texas State track and field team. As a child, Pierre was teased...

Women place first and Men place second at New Mexico Team Invitational

track & field recap new mexico team invitational

Michelle Joseph

January 29, 2018

Returning after a week off, the Texas State Men’s and Women’s track and field teams dominated in the New Mexico Team Invitational in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jan. 27. The Bobcats completed in their first event of the day, which was the women’s weight throw with junior thrower Sidnee Land finishing...

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