Track & Field - Archives 2019-20
Fifteen new faces are set to join the Arkansas State track and field program for the 2019-20 academic year, head coach Jim Patchell announced Thursday.
JONESBORO, Ark. (8/6/19) – The Arkansas State University family mourns the loss of one of their all-time great coaches with the passing Tuesday, Aug. 6, of Guy Kochel, who served as A-State head men's and women's track and field coach from 1972-89 and was inducted into the school's athletics Hall of Honor in 1984.
On Saturday, Arkansas State track and field's Michael Carr competed in the pole vault at the 2019 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships, held at Drake Stadium.
Only one 2019 collegian advanced out of heat 2 in the 100m semifinals on Friday at the USATF Outdoor Championships.
On Thursday afternoon in the first round of the 100m at the USATF Outdoor Championships, Arkansas State's Caitland Smith got her weekend off to a strong start.
Two of Arkansas State's 2019 All-Americans, Michael Carr and Caitland Smith, are slated to compete for national championships at the 2019 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships, beginning Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.
Not only did Arkansas State track & field put together another successful season in 2019, but that success also translated to the classroom, as the Red Wolves' women's team was recognized as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team on Monday.
On Friday in the final round of the women's discus throw at the European U23 Championships, Arkansas State's Babette Vandeput concluded action in Sweden, finishing 11th in the event.
On Thursday at the European U23 Championships in Gävle, Sweden, Arkansas State thrower Babette Vandeput advanced to the final round of the women's discus throw with a season-best performance.
Arkansas State thrower Babette Vandeput is set to showcase her talents on an international stage on Thursday, representing her home nation of Belgium in the discus throw at the European U23 Championships in Gävle, Sweden, beginning Thursday.