Former WKU standouts Michelle Finn and Julious Morris produced good showings at the 2015 IAAF World Championships this past weekend in Beijing, China. Smellie set to compete this weekend.
With the 2016 Olympics a year away, WKU Track and Field will be represented by sophomore Julius Morris and former Hilltopper All-American Gavin Smellie at the prestigious 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
WKU head Track and Cross Country coach Erik Jenkins added a successful leader to his coaching staff as Will Palmer becomes the new distance coach.
The WKU women’s track and field team has been named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team for the third-straight season after posting a team cumulative GPA of 3.32 during the 2014-15 academic year.
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.