Nine current and former WKU Track and Field athletes are representing WKU on the highest stages of international competition this summer as the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro sit 13 months away.
WKU head track and cross country coach Erik Jenkins has agreed to a new four-year contract to remain at the helm of one of the universities most successful programs, Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced Friday afternoon
WKU senior Chioma Agwunobi has been selected as the Conference USA Female Track Athlete of the Year by league head coaches following her standout sprinting season, the conference announced Friday afternoon.
WKU senior Chioma Agwunobi capped one of the most successful seasons by a Lady Topper sprinter in program history on Thursday when she captured Honorable Mention All-American honors in the 100 and 200-meter dashes while also running a leg of the 4x100-meter relay at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Hilltoppers' 4x100-meter relay and WKU field athletes Ventavius Sears and Tomas Guerra nabbed All-American honors during the first day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Oregon at Hayward Field.