Bucknam garners South Central Region Coach of the Year

Bucknam garners South Central Region Coach of the Year

Regional honors announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Thursday included Arkansas men’s head coach Chris Bucknam being named the South Central Region Coach of the Year.


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Arkansas men's head coach Chris Bucknam joined SEC This Morning with Peter Burns and Chris Doering to talk about the recent SEC Indoor Championship claimed by the Razorbacks.

Claiming it’s 24th SEC Indoor championship among the 30 contested since Arkansas joined the league, the Razorbacks achieved the title with a very rare feat.

Final Results - Men

Arkansas moved into the team lead during the second day of the SEC Indoor Championships by scoring 50 points Friday from three finals inside Randal Tyson Track Center.

First day action at the SEC Indoor Championships for the Razorbacks included a fourth-place performance by freshman Ruben Banks in the weight throw along with team points from the distance medley relay.

Results - Day 1

As defending team champions, Arkansas hosts the 2021 SEC Indoor Championships this weekend inside the Randal Tyson Track Center where the Razorbacks face a field which includes four other programs nationally ranked among the top 10.

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In his first competition this season, Razorback alum Andrew Irwin cleared 18 feet, 8 ¼ inches (5.70m) to win the pole vault competition Sunday inside Randal Tyson Track Center during the fourth and final installment of the American Track League meets.

Final Results

Another milestone for the Randal Tyson Track Center came in the form of certification for the facility by World Athletics this month following recent renovations.

Strong performances in various events this past weekend moved the Razorbacks into the No. 2 position in the latest USTFCCCA national rating index as Arkansas produced several national top 10 marks.