UNC Track & Field

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UNC Freshman Madison Wiltrout Earns First Team All-America Track & Field Honors

UNC's Madison Wiltrout finished third in the women's javelin at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Texas' Mike A. Myers Stadium on Friday. Despite weather delays, Wiltrout (Connellsville, Pa.) remained focused and took full advantage of the sunny skies to throw 181.1 (55.21 meters) for first-team All-America honors. (

UNC Men's 4x400 Earns Second-Team All-America Honors

North Carolina's men's 4x400 relay earned second-team All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Texas's Mike A. Myers Stadium on Wednesday. Isaiah Palmer, Ari Cogdell, Jadon Johnson, and Ryan Saint-Germain teamed up to finish fourth in their heat and 10th overall with a season-best time of 3:05.11. (

Total Tar Heels: UNC Athletes Excel Outside of Competition

was honored at the Chancellor's Awards as the winner of the Memorial Award, which goes to the student-athlete who has performed with distinction in his or her sport and contributed to the Carolina community through co-curricular activities. Former UNC football player is pursuing a joint MD/PhD. (

Nicole Greene, Madison Wiltrout Advance To NCAA Women's Track & Field Championships

North Carolina's Nicole Greene and Madison Wiltrout advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with top-12 finishes at the NCAA East Preliminary Round on Thursday. Greene advanced with a height of 5-10 3/4 in the high jump while Wiltrout secured her first ever bid to the NCAA championships with a fifth-place mark in the javelin. (

UNC Strength & Conditioning Honors Top Performers

The UNC Strength & Conditioning staff announced team awards for the 2018-19 school year, recognizing student-athletes from Olympic sports who excelled as part of in-season and out-of-season programs. Blaine Boyden from men's tennis and Marissa Creatore from field hockey – were recognized as their teams' Iron Rams for the third year in a row. (

Nicole Greene, UNC Men's 4x400 Earn ACC Track & Field Titles

North Carolina's Nicole Greene and the men's 4x400 relay claimed two more ACC titles for the Tar Heels on Saturday at the ACC Outdoor Championships. The UNC men's team finished the meet in seventh place and the women finished 10th. Greene matched her lifetime-best height of 6-2 to win the women's high jump competition by seven inches. (

Tar Heels Earn Three More All-ACC Track & Field Accolades

North Carolina's Daniel McArthur, Liam Dixon and Drew Pedersen earned second-team All-ACC finishes on the second day of the ACC Championships on Friday. McArthur finished fourth in the men's shot put with a mark of 59-10 1/2. McArthur is now a five-time All-ACC competitor in the men's shot put between indoor and outdoor competition. (

Jill Shippee, Madison Wiltrout Win ACC Track & Field Titles

North Carolina's Jill Shippee and Madison Wiltrout each earned ACC titles on the opening day of the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Lannigan Field on the campus of the University of Virginia Thursday. Shippee won the women's hammer throw and Wiltrout the women's javelin to get the Tar Heels off to an incredible start. (

Tar Heels exceed national average in Academic Progress Rate in 23 sports

The 15 teams which registered perfect 1000s for 2017-18 in UNC’s single-year Academic Progress Rate include women’s cross country, men’s and women’s fencing, men’s and women’s golf, gymnastics, men’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, women’s tennis, women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, and wrestling. (

Anna Keefer, Anna Eaton Named To All-ACC Academic Track & Field Team

Two Tar Heels have been named to the All-ACC Academic Team for women's track and field, announced Thursday. Senior Anna Eaton and sophomore Anna Keefer earned the honor. Eaton is a business administration major from Cary, N.C., and will graduate from UNC this month. Keefer is a communication studies major from St. Michael Albertville, Minn. (
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