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.
Several members of the UT Tyler men's and women's track and field teams competed at the UW La Crosse Eagle Open on Friday, looking to improve their results to find a spot at the 2014 NCAA National Championships.
Members of the Men's and Women's American Southwest Conference Champion track teams will take part at the Longhorn Invitational on Saturday to try and qualify for the NCAA National Championship later this month.
The UT Tyler women's track and field team scored 223 total points, claiming the programs' first-ever ASC Track and Field championship. The program was started in 2008, and is one of the youngest programs at UT Tyler.