Articles

Loxsom Captures Silver Medal at IAAF World Junior Championships Jul 25, 2010

Casimir Loxsom (New Haven, Conn.) capped his sensational 2010 campaign in style on Sunday, capturing silver-medal honors in the 800-meters at the IAAF World Junior Championships, at Moncton 2010 Stadium. Loxsom joins fellow Nittany Lion Evonne Britton (El Paso, Texas) on the list of Penn State athletes on the medal stand at the Championships, after Britton turned in a third-place effort in the 400-meter hurdles yesterday afternoon.

Hasay Finishes Fourth at IAAF World Juniors Jul 25, 2010

Jordan Hasay wrapped up her junior running career with a strong fourth place finish in the women's 1,500 meters Sunday at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships at Stade Moncton.

IAAF Bronze Medalist! Britton Placed Third in 400-Meter Hurdles at IAAF World Junior Championships Jul 24, 2010

Running in her fifth and final race at the IAAF World Championships, Nittany Lion Evonne Britton (El Paso, Texas)made her final appearance at Moncton 2010 Stadium a memorable one, claiming bronze-medal honors in the 400-meter hurdles on Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, Penn State and United States teammate Casimir Loxsom (New Haven, Conn.) continued to impress against the international field, posting his second-career sub-1:47 effort to advance to Sunday's final of the 800-meter run.

Ahbe Takes Seventh At Junior World Championships Jul 24, 2010

Freshman Kelsie Ahbe finished off a remarkable freshman campaign with a seventh-place finish at the IAAF Junior World Championships. The pole vaulter tied with fellow American Shade Weygandt for the seventh spot.

Pinckney Wins Relay Gold at World Juniors Jul 24, 2010

MONCTON, Canada -- LSU sprinter Takeia Pinckney picked up her second medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Moncton, Canada, Saturday after helping the United States win gold in the 4x100-meter relay.

Ajee Wilson 5th in 800, runs PR 2:04.18 Jack Pfeifer Jul 23, 2010

Ajee Wilson, the sophomore from Neptune (N.J.) High School, finished fifth in the women’s 800 in the World Junior Championships Thursday night in Moncton, New Brunswick. Wilson ran 2:04.18, a lifetime best and the fastest time by a high school girl in the country this year.

Ahbe To Pole Vault Finals at Junior Worlds Jul 23, 2010

Freshman Kelsie Ahbe was one of 13 jumpers to advance through the qualifying round of the pole vault at the IAAF World Jr. Championships. Ahbe will be joined by fellow American Shade Weygandt in the finals.

Zimmerman Fifth In Javelin At Junior Worlds Jul 23, 2010

With a personal-best, and UW freshman record, throw of 244 feet and 10 inches, Washington's Joe Zimmerman took fifth place in the men's javelin at the IAAF World Junior Championships Friday in Moncton, Canada.

Rachel Schneider Competes at IAAF World Junior Championships Jul 23, 2010

Rachel Schneider competed at the week-long IAAF World Junior Championships event in the women's 1,500-meter run today. Already a standout with the track & field / cross country program, Schneider competed at the championships today in Moncton, Canada.

Britton Hurdles to Sixth-Place Finish at IAAF World Junior Championships Jul 23, 2010

Rising sophomore Evonne Britton (El Paso, Texas) placed sixth in the 100-meter hurdles, Thursday evening at the IAAF World Championships at Moncton 2010 Stadium. The current Nittany Lion, who is representing the United States, had a busy day on Thursday, also qualifying through to the final in the 400-meter hurdles.

World Juniors: Final Day - USA 4x4's Golden! Jul 22, 2010

Sisson impresses with a 15:48.91 5k perfomance.  Shelby Ashe competed in the Hammer and Josh Mance was 5th in the 400 final. (Photos courtesy of Victah Sailor, Photorun.net.)

Hunter wraps up historic HS career with 6th place finish at Worlds Brandon Miles Jul 22, 2010

Photo by Victah Sailer of PhotoRun.net   Justin Hunter wrapped up his historic high school career as one of the greatest jumpers all-time in Virginia high school track & field on Wednesday at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Moncton, Canada. The 2010 graduate of Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach, Hunter qualified for the finals of the long jump with the fifth best mark in Tuesday's preliminary flights. In the finals, Hunter was unable to improve upon his mark and place from the prelims with a best mark on Wednesday of 24'7" to finish sixth overall against the best junior athletes (ages 19 & under) in the entire World. Hunter now heads to Knoxville, Tennessee where he will take his multi-sport talents to the University of Tennessee and figures to be star in both football and track & field for the Volunteers.

Evonne Britton Cruises to 100-Meter Hurdle Final With Heat Victory Jul 21, 2010

Nittany Lion Evonne Britton (El Paso, Texas) continued to shine against outstanding competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships on Wednesday, capturing a heat victory in the 100-meter hurdle semi-finals to claim a lane in tomorrow night's final at Moncton 2010 Stadium. Britton was not the only member of the Penn State contingent in action, as incoming freshman Kirsten Nieuwendam (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) represented her native Surinam in the semi-finals of the 100-meter dash, but failed to advance to the next round.

Granger Advances At World Juniors Jul 21, 2010

Ole Miss rising sophomore Mike Granger has advanced to the semifinals in the 100 meters at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships.

Incoming Gamecocks Competing At IAAF World Junior Championships Jul 20, 2010

Two incoming University of South Carolina freshmen, Nejmi Burnside and Sanura Eley-O'Reilly, will compete this week at the 13th IAAF World Junior Championships that are being held in Moncton, Canada at the Stade Moncton 2010 Stadium. Burnside will compete in the 400-meter hurdles and the 4x400m relay for the Bahamas. Eley-O'Reilly (Fayetteville, N.C.) will run on the gold medal favorite USA 4x400m relay.

Providence's Shelby Greany Qualifies For 3,000 Meter Steeplechase Final At IAAF World Junior Track And Field Championships Jul 20, 2010

Providence College student-athlete Shelby Greany (Suffern, N.Y.) competed for the United States in the 3,000 meter steeplechase today (July 20) at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships in Moncton, Canada. Greany placed fifth in her heat in a time of 10:18.74, qualifying her for the 12 person final, which will be held on Thursday night (July 22nd) at 6:30 PM.

OU Signee Competing at World Jr. Championships Jul 20, 2010

Incoming Oklahoma Track and Field student-athlete Caroline Erdhart is set to compete in this week's IAAF World Junior Championships as a member of Team Canada. The soon-to-be OU freshman is a three-time Canadian Junior National Champion, accomplishing the feat twice in the triple jump and once in the long jump. The Espanola, Ontario, native will compete in both events in front of fans from her home country in Moncton, Canada, and gets started with the triple jump on Wednesday.

Peachee to run in World Jr. Championship on Friday Jul 20, 2010

HPU freshman Dakota Peachee of the men's track team will become the Panthers' first-ever competitor at the World Junior Championship when he runs in the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday at 9:45 a.m. (Eastern) in Moncton, Canada. He qualified by winning the U.S. Junior National Championship in June. LIVE RESULTS | LIVE VIDEO

Sisson scores top-10 finish for U.S. at world juniors Jul 20, 2010

Emily Sisson, who will join the Wisconsin women's track and field team this fall, ran a personal-best time of 9:16.80 to grab 10th place in the 3,000 meters on the opening night of competition in Moncton, Canada.

Three Badgers set to compete against world's best Jul 19, 2010

The University of Wisconsin's track and field programs will be represented by three athletes on the international stage this week, as the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships are set to take place in Moncton, Canada, beginning Monday.