Women's Track & Field News
  • Simmons hired as assistant track & field coach

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    Simmons hired as assistant track & field coach

    UT Tyler has hired its most decorated student-athlete in athletic department history in three-time NCAA national champion Whitney Simmons who is the new Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator for the track & field and cross country programs.

  • WHITNEY SIMMONS DAY: City of Tyler Proclaims July 12, 2017 to Honor UT Tyler National Champion

    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    WHITNEY SIMMONS DAY: City of Tyler Proclaims July 12, 2017 to Honor UT Tyler National Champion

    Whitney Simmons was honored on July 12, 2017 by Tyler Mayor Martin Heines prior to the Tyler City Council meeting in City Hall with a proclamation making it Whitney Simmons Day to honor her athletic career at the University of Texas at Tyler.

  • AWARD: Simmons named ASC Athlete of the Year

    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    AWARD: Simmons named ASC Athlete of the Year

    UT Tyler senior Whitney Simmons has been selected as an American Southwest Conference Athlete of the Year recipient after winning two NCAA Track & Field National Championships and a pair of American Southwest Conference titles to cap her historic career for the Patriots. Teidrick Smith was named the ASC Male Athlete of the Year for helping to lead the Mary Hardin-Baylor football team to the NCAA Division III championship.

  • GOHMERT RECOGNIZES SIMMONS FOR NATIONAL TITLE

    Sunday, June 11, 2017

    GOHMERT RECOGNIZES SIMMONS FOR NATIONAL TITLE

    Louie Gohmert sends his congratulations to UT Tyler's Whitney Simmons for winning her third NCAA Division III National Championship. Thanks to Congressman Gohmert for this video that recognizes the White Oak native for winning the 2017 NCAA DIII Hammer Throw Championship with a national record of 64.03 meters two weeks ago in Ohio.

  • SOCIAL MEDIA REPORT: @UTTylerPatriots 2016-17 Seasons

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    SOCIAL MEDIA REPORT: @UTTylerPatriots 2016-17 Seasons

    Click the link to look back on the 2016-17 UT Tyler Athletic seasons through the social media posts we've collected.

  • AWARDS: Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    AWARDS: Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference

    Six hundred forty-eight students from the 13 member institutions are recognized by the American Southwest Conference on its 2017 Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference honor roll.

  • NATIONAL CHAMPION: Simmons repeats as hammer champion

    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    NATIONAL CHAMPION: Simmons repeats as hammer champion

    Whitney Simmons repeats as the NCAA DIII Hammer National Champion with a national record throw of 64.03m (210-01).

  • PREVIEW: Simmons eyes back-to-back national titles

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    PREVIEW: Simmons eyes back-to-back national titles

    UT Tyler senior Whitney Simmons will attempt to cap her historic career with a third national title and seventh all-America honor when she competes in the hammer throw at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.