Track & Field

Senior thrower Manning Plater took first place at the Rod McCravy Invitational.

This weekend, the men and women’s track and field teams took off across the country, competing in both Lexington, KY. and Boston, Mass. After spending the past two weeks competing at home, the Wolverines were ready for the competition that the road challenge brings.

The Michigan track and field team defeated Michigan State and Ohio State at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational.

Junior sprinter Vail Hartman made the final turn in the 4-by-400 men’s relay with a comfortable lead.

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Most track and field spectators look forward to the fast-paced 200-meter dash or the competitive 4x400-meter relay. However, on Saturday, the athletes on the inside of the track were the ones to watch. 

The Michigan men's and women's track teams competed in the Wolverine Invitational this weekend to kick off the indoor season.

The pistol fired, sending the runners into motion at the Wolverine Invitational and signaling the beginning of the indoor track and field season for both the Michigan men’s and women’s teams. 

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Every meet is a part of the process. From a non-scoring meet in early January to the NCAA Championships, there is value in every competition.

Junior Roland Amarteifio qualified for nationals and will compete in the 400-meter hurdles event.

The Wolverines had what they consider to be a very successful trip down to Jacksonville for the NCAA East Preliminary Championships.

Sophomore Chloe Foster won the 400-meter hurdles at the Cardinal Classic on Friday with a time of 59.69 seconds.

Foster wasn’t finished after the 400-meter hurdles, however. Competing in the 400-meter run on Saturday, Foster ran a career-best 54.47 seconds to capture her second victory of the weekend. Junior Julia Hall also ran a career-best time of 55.52 seconds to finish third in the event, while sophomore Emma Lane rounded out the top five, posting a 57.84.

Fifth-year senior Jack Lint became second-highest decathlete performer in Michigan’s history.

When he was sitting on a hospital bed 18 months ago, Jack Lint would have never predicted that he would be the second-highest decathlete performer in Michigan’s history upon return.

Junior Roland Amarteifio finished first in the 400-meter hurdles at the Black and Gold Invitational.

In the Black and Gold Invitational, the men’s program fielded two of the career-bests, while the women had five. Fifth-year senior Bailey Baker recorded 47.20 meters on her discus throw. While senior Kayla Keane didn’t break the top-10 in the 3,000 meters, she did break her personal record for a 10:02.60 time. Freshman Sydney McGinley got a 14.42 on the 100 meter hurdles for a top-10 finish. Sophomore Chloe Foster followed suit with a top-three finish but with a 59.33 in the 400-meter hurdles.

Fifth-year senior Sarah Zieve made an improbable comeback to qualify for the NCAA Championships in the 3000-meter steeplechase

After amazing comebacks and disappointing finishes, eight Wolverines qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.