Amid changes Ryan Crouser inches closer to world record

Amid changes Ryan Crouser inches closer to world record

A season in which major championship meets scheduled for 2020 were postponed due to the coronavirus, defending Olympic gold medalist and Olympic record holder Ryan Crouser found solace in an extended training cycle during the spring and early summer, perfecting his craft as a world class shot putter.

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After 76 years as a member of the Southwest Conference, the Razorbacks made a bold move to a new conference home, a decision that would lead to unprecedented growth for both the University of Arkansas and the SEC and help ignite a change in the landscape of intercollegiate athletics.

Beginning Monday, our “20/20 Look Back” series will kick off here on ArkansasRazorbacks.com and across our social media platforms. I hope you will take an opportunity to check in each weekday to celebrate the phenomenal year that was 2019-20.

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Seven members of the Razorback men’s track and field team earned All-Academic honors from United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). In addition, Arkansas received an All-Academic team honor.

Arkansas placed 80 student-athletes on the 2019-20 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll as part of the SEC's total of 1,252 student-athletes named Tuesday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.

Beginning with the upcoming 2020-21 competitive year, Razorback Athletic events in all sports will switch exclusively to mobile only ticketing. Mobile ticketing will be utilized for all season tickets, mini-plans as well as single event tickets.

Razorbacks history at the U.S. Olympic Trials in track and field began in 1924 when Herman Bagby competed in the decathlon, earning selection to the meet after winning a district decathlon in Kansas.

Arkansas senior Tyler Brendel was selected to the first team on CoSIDA’s Academic All-America Division I Cross Country/Track & Field teams, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America

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The Razorbacks claimed their first NCAA Outdoor team championship on this day in 1985 in Austin, Texas, and completed Arkansas’ first triple crown of national titles. Labeled by some as the strongest collegiate team ever assembled, the Razorbacks lived up to its billing.