Jordan Hasay Oregon after double victory 2011 NCAA Indoors
2011 Throwback Hasay Doubles Up The Ducks are ranked #1 going into the final week, and Jordan Hasay is ready to give Oregon the push they need, after a heavy load of racing, Jordan came back to take the Mile Victory
Cory McGee, Florida Freshman Miler
Florida frosh miler, Cory McGee, can into her first collegiate track season as a 4:46 high school miler. From the age of 13 until her senior year of high school, McGee only improved 3 seconds in the mile from 4:49 to 4:46. In her first collegiate track race she matched her 4:46 PR in a weekend she doubled with the 3k. Since then she has split 4:37 in the DMR, run a 4:36 open mile at the Flotrack Husky Classic and won the SEC Mile Championships. She now sits #4 in the nation heading into the NCAA Championships this weekend. She'll look to surprise some people and try to keep the mile title with the Gators....
Elliott Heath Stanford after first national title 2011 NCAA Indoors
Elliot Heath Nabs is first National title after coming back from an intense 5k the night before..
Jordan Hasay Oregon after losing close DMR battle 2011 NCAA Indoors
Deepest NCAA Mile Field ever?
This year may be the deepest men's mile field in history with 16 athletes running under 3:59 and 5 running under 3:57. Here is what some of the top coaches had to say about it: Vin Lananna (Oregon) - coach of Wheating, Acosta, Fleet, Centro Greg Metcalf (washington) - 3:58 sophomore miler James Cameron Joe Franklin (New Mexico) - coach NCAA mile champ from '09 & '10 Jason Dunn (Stanford) - coaches handful of sub-4 and 4 flat guys Chris Bucknam (Arkansas) - Dorian Ulrey 3:56/3:35 Todd Harbour (Baylor) - fastest collegiate miler all-time, 3:50 Ed Eyestone (BYU) - two time olympic marathon and coach of Miles Batty (3:55) Marcus O'Sullivan (Villanova) - has run more sub-4 miles than most!
Kirani James WR?
On March 12, 2005 Kerron Clement broke Michael Johnson's 10 yr World Record in the indoor 400 by torching the field with a 44.57. Kirani James currently ranks number 3 all-time with his 44.80, trailing only Clement and Johnson on the list. Last night James split 44.94 in the DMR and looked easy in his 400 prelim. With only a 400 final to tackle today, King James looks like he is set up well to run fast today!
NCAA DMR....the excitement
This year, just like every in the past, brings distance fans to the edge of their seat with the Distance Medley Relay. Here's what some of the top coaches in the country had to say about it!
Sheila Reid Villanova 2nd 3k 2011 NCAA Indoors
Kirani James after going down in 400 final 2011 NCAA Indoors
NCAA Day 1 Flo Preview
Alex and Ryan take a stab at day 1 in typical Flo fashion.
NCAA Indoor 5k Analysis
Jeff Demps Florida 60m repeat champ 2011 NCAA Indoors
Longest Crack recap in history 2011 NCAA Indoors Day 1
Day 1 crack recap is here and it is the longest in Flotrack History, totally going against the origins of its cracklihood.
Kate Van Buskirk after Mile Prelim 2011 NCAA Indoors
Miles Batty BYU mile champ 2011 NCAA Indoors
Patrick Casey before the 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships
UVA women 3rd DMR 2011 NCAA Indoors
Crack Recap Longer than yesterday wow NCAA Indoor Day 2
Day 2's Crack Recap sets the all-time longest recap in Flotrack history. Do you actually watch this whole thing???
Bucknam suggests BCS system for track
Arkansas men's coach, Chris Bucknam, expresses his thoughts on making the NCAA meet more like the BCS System where the best teams and conferences are represented. The answer came after the coaches were asked "How do we bring track and field more in the public's eye?." Most coaches thought finding a way to create more of a team race and highlight that to fans would help the sport. Here all their responses here
Riley Masters UMaine before 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships
The man who was one of the surprises a year ago is now a household name in NCAA mile talk. Riley Masters of University of Maine has come back in 2011 and not only improved his mile but also found himself as an auto qualifier at 3k running 7:53. Masters is entered in both this weekend but his first order of business is trying to win his first NCAA title. When was the first time he heard himself say it? In this interview!
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