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.
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.
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.
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.