WKU Track and Field head coach Erik Jenkins will be recognized as the 2014 Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Men's and Women's Coach of the Year while former WKU head coach Dr. Burch Oglesby will be inducted into the KTCCCA Hall of Fame at the 10th annual KTCCCA Awards Banquet on Jan. 3 in Lexington.
The WKU men's and women's track and field teams kicked off their 2014-15 indoor season Thursday night at the Music City Invitational and walked away with a pair of wins and three personal records at Vanderbilt's Multipurpose Facility.
Former Hilltopper All-American and 2012 Olympian Raigo Toompuu has been named as the throws coach for the WKU Track and Field program, head coach Erik Jenkins announced Sunday afternoon.
WKU Track and Field freshman Emmanuel Dasor finished ninth in the 200-meter dash Thursday night at the IAAF World Junior Championships with a time of 20.75 seconds at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
An historic year for the WKU Track and Field program did not stop on the track as the Lady Toppers earned Scholar Team honors while four athletes were named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Teams.