The UT Tyler women's track and field team had a strong season-opener at the East Texas Time Trials at Grace High School, taking first in several events while nearly setting new school-records in the process.
Several members of the UT Tyler men's and women's track and field teams took part in the University of Central Oklahoma Open on Saturday. Sophomore Whitney Simmons took first in the women's weight throw with a new personal-record.
UT Tyler women's track and field freshman Whitney Simmons garnered All-American honors at the 2014 NCAA Div. III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday, finishing seventh nationally in the hammer toss.
Three members of the UT Tyler men's and women's track and field teams will participate at the 2014 Div. III Track and Field Championships in Delaware, Ohio, May 22-24. The championships will be hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University.