UConn Men's Track and Field

Men’s track and field: Huskies to compete in 125th Penn Relays

Men’s track and field: Huskies to compete in 125th Penn Relays

Friday will start Adam Khriss and Colt Nichols representing the Huskies in the 400m hurdles. Konstantin Rust will be the lone UConn runner in the 110m hurdles. UConn will field relay teams for the 4x100m and 4x800m, as well as the distance medley, sprint medley relay and shuttle hurdle relay.

Men’s Track: Huskies look to keep momentum going in Princeton

Men’s Track: Huskies look to keep momentum going in Princeton

UConn’s track and field team will be heading to Princeton University this weekend to compete in the Larry Ellis Invitationals. With the AAC Championships just two weeks away, the Huskies will look to continue their current hot streak and carry that momentum into the season finale.

Track and Field Preview: UConn Hosts the Northeast Challenge

Track and Field Preview: UConn Hosts the Northeast Challenge

It’s rare that UConn’s track and field team doesn’t have to travel across the country to compete in a competition--actually only once a year--but this weekend, UConn will finally be on home turf to defend last year’s win against other teams in the Northeast.

UConn in unfamiliar territory at the Spec Towns Invitational

UConn in unfamiliar territory at the Spec Towns Invitational

Although UConn in the past few weeks has been flying down south frequently for their spring season meets, the Spec Towns Invitational in Athens, Georgia is not a place the team is familiar with. The team's last meet at the University of Georgia was at least five years ago, according to head coach Greg Roy.

Track and Field: UConn puts on another great performance down south

The track team was in Florida with a more select travel team for the Florida Relays (Charlotte Lao/The Daily Campus)

The Huskies Track and Field teams were back in Florida this weekend for the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Florida. With the spring outdoors season just beginning, the team didn’t use their entire roster, and only bringing a select few to compete.  

The event was not scored on team performance, but individuals such as the UConn player went to better their personal times and continue preparing for the more meaningful events later in the season.  

On Thursday, the first day of the three day event, Senior Kyle Brackman who has been outstanding for UConn all season showed out coming in second out of 42 runners in the 5,000 meter race with a time of 14:06.9. Sophomore Ian Mckool also participated in the event finishing in 27th with a time of 14:51:83. 

Senior Sebastian Castano was in the Hammer Throw Thursday as well, finishing in ninth place with a his high score of 55.57 meters. This was Cassano's best score yet in his lengthy career as a Husky.  

On Friday, UConn had the bulk of their team performing as some of the underclassmen participated. In the 110 meter hurdles, Sophomore Jordan Torney and Freshman Konstantin Rust finished back to back in 26th and 27th.  

Senior Kyle Barber and classmate Michael McGonnigle ran in the 3,000 meter steeplechase amongst a field of 24 other runners. This was Barber's first time running the event this season. But, even with the lack of recent experience, Barber stilled managed to place ninth with a score of 9:17:00. McGonnigle finished respectively in 22nd with a time of 9:44.31. 

On Saturday, Senior Malik Snead finished ninth place in the triple jump with his best jump at 15.42 meters.  

The Huskies will be heading to Athens, Georgia, next weekend for the Spec Towns Invitational. 


Daniel Dashefsky is a campus correspondent for The Daily Campus. He can be reached at daniel.dashefsky@uconn.edu.

Men’s Track & Field: Huskies head back to the Sunshine State to compete in the Florida Relays

Men’s Track & Field: Huskies head back to the Sunshine State to compete in the Florida Relays

The Huskies are sending about half their roster to the meet, which will take place at the University of Florida’s Percy Beard Track. The team will need contributions from across the board if they want to carry its earlier success into the second outdoor meet of the season.

Top Husky Performances: Collier named AAC player of the week

Top Husky Performances: Collier named AAC player of the week

Napheesa Collier was named The American’s Conference Player of the Week for her effort in UConn’s 78-41 victory over UCF. In the team’s fifth-consecutive win, Collier lead the third-ranked Huskies with 18 points, 11 rebounds and five assists in 31 minutes.