April 8, 2014
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Tiger women remain in the top 30 of the national rankings for the first in-season release, as announced by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Tuesday. They currently sit at No. 28 in the NCAA and are one of seven Southeastern Conference (SEC) schools to fall within the top 30 in the country.
The women entered the season at No. 27, the highest for either team since the pre-season rankings began in 2008. Since that release on March 27th, the Tigers have had five meets and already put up 13 personal record performances and 11 new All-Time Top Ten marks.
All-Time Top Ten Updates
|3,000-meter Steeplechase||#2||Courtney Wood, Crimson Tide Invitational (10:28.20)|
|10,000-meter Run||#3||Kaitlyn Fischer, Stanford Invitational (34:08.50)|
|Maggie Givens, Bobcat Invitational (3.85m / 12-7.5)
Alyssa Applebee, Bobcat Invitational (3.85m / 12-7.5)
Maggie Givens, Crimson Tide Invitational (3.87m / 12-8.25)
Alyssa Applebee, Crimson Tide Invitational (3.87m / 12-8.25)
|High Jump||#10||Morgan Whitson, Texas Relays (1.78m / 5-10)|
|Shot Put||#3||Jill Rushin, Texas Relays (16.59m / 54-5.25)|
|Jill Rushin, Bobcat Invitational (50.95m / 167-2)
Jill Rushin, Texas Relays (51.52m / 169-0)
|Javelin||#2||Hailey Twietmeyer, Bobcat Invitational (49.28m / 161-8)|
Next up for the Tigers is their first of two home meets during the outdoor season, the Missouri Relays. The high school portion of the meet will be held on Friday at the Audrey J. Walton Stadium, with the collegiate meet following on Saturday. For the latest on your Tigers, stay tuned to MUTigers.com and follow the team on Twitter @MIZ_TrackField.
70 Track & Field Athletes Recognized on SEC...
Seventy Mizzou track & field athletes were recognized by the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Office...
Peoples, Rushin Finish in Top Ten at USATF...
Juniors Kearsten Peoples and Jill Rushin once again demonstrated why they are two of the top...
Peoples, Rushin Move On to USATF Finals
Kearsten Peoples and Jill Rushin have secured for themselves another three throws at the U.S....
Peoples, Rushin Set for USATF Championships
While the NCAA Championships marked the season's close for most collegiate track & field athletes...
Tigers Close NCAA's With Seven All-Americans
The Tigers closed out the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., on Saturday, adding another three...
Haarklau Earns All-American in the Pole Vault
The Tigers had their first All-American finisher on Friday as junior Katrine Haarklau earned her ...
New School Record for Kaitlyn Fischer on Day Two
Freshman Kaitlyn Fischer closed out her stellar first year in the black and gold with a Missouri ...
Twietmeyer Opens NCAA Championships for the Tigers
Senior Hailey Twietmeyer was the sole Tiger competitor on day one of the NCAA Finals as she took ...
Official StoreOfficial Online
AUCTIONSOfficial Mobile APP