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The hunt for a second title for women’s track and field

The hunt for a second title for women’s track and field

Melea Polk

January 25, 2018

Texas State women’s indoor track and field team sets their sight on improving before an upcoming Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championship meet in Birmingham, Alabama Feb. 19. The Bobcats’ dominating performance last year earned them the 2017 SBC Indoor title with 166 points and seven gold medals. Returning...

Hardy and Decoud represent Texas State at the USATF Outdoor Championships

Hardy and Decoud represent Texas State at the USATF Outdoor Championships

Brooke Phillips

June 28, 2017

Two Texas State track and field athletes were represented at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships June 23-25 in Sacramento, California. Redshirt-sophomore sprinter Tramesha Hardy competed in the women’s 200-meter dash and junior high jumper Chelsie Decoud competed in the women’s high jump at Sacramento ...

Track and field athletes place big in NCAA Outdoor Championship

Track and field athletes place big in NCAA Outdoor Championship

Brooke Phillips

June 12, 2017

There were three Texas State track and field athletes that qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championship. The Championship was held June 7-10 in Eugene, Oregon, at the Hayward field. The three athletes who represented Texas State were junior high jumper Chelsie Decoud, senior horizontal jumper Myl...

Women’s track and field: hard work pays off

Women’s track and field: hard work pays off

Melea Polk

June 8, 2017

The Texas State women’s track and field team has proved that hard work and teamwork does pay off by winning the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Indoor and Outdoor Championship title. The Bobcats won the SBC Indoor Championship in February after racking up 166 points during the meet in Birmingham, Alabama. In...

Three track and field athletes qualify for nationals

Three track and field athletes qualify for nationals

Melea Polk

May 29, 2017

The Texas State track and field team qualified three candidates to participate in the NCAA Division I Outdoor National Championships after finishing in the top 12 of their event this weekend in Austin, Texas. The Bobcats participated in the NCAA West Preliminary Round May 25-27 at the Mike A. Myers...

Chelsie Decoud: High jumping and high learning

Chelsie Decoud: High jumping and high learning

Brooke Phillips

April 24, 2017

Although Chelsie Decoud, junior high jumper, dedicates a lot of time to practicing and training on the track, off of the field is where she enjoys learning skills and furthering her talents. Decoud began her track and field career in seventh grade, but began high jump in eighth grade. Decoud first...

Track and field finishes first in multiple events at Bobcat Twilight

Track and field finishes first in multiple events at Bobcat Twilight

Brooke Phillips

April 24, 2017

In its second to last regular season meet before the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championship, the Texas State track and field team hosted the Bobcat Twilight April 21-22. For the women’s team, Texas State placed first in many events. One event the women’s team received first place in was the 4x100 mete...

Track and field places in top 10 at Texas Invitational

Track and field places in top 10 at Texas Invitational

Brooke Phillips

April 17, 2017

The Texas State track and field team traveled to Austin, Texas, Saturday to compete in the Texas Invitational. The women’s team placed seventh overall with a total of 35 points while the men’s team placed fifth overall with 66 points. In the men’s 800-meter run, senior Tyrone Jackson pla...

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