National signing day became very prosperous for the Arkansas women’s track and field program with four talented distance runners delivering their intention of becoming Razorbacks this week.
Arkansas women’s head coach Lance Harter announced junior college hurdler Yoveinny Mota signed a national letter of intent with Arkansas and will join the Razorbacks in January.
The University of Arkansas will be adding to its championship legacy by hosting four future NCAA postseason events, including the 2026 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships, it was announced on Wednesday.
Razorback alum Payton Chadwick earned the USATF Athlete of the Week honors via a fan vote after wrapping up her 2020 season with a victory in the 100m hurdles at this year’s final Diamond League meeting held in Doha, Qatar.
Competing in the final Diamond League meeting in an altered 2020 track and field season, Razorback alums Payton Chadwick and Taliyah Brooks finished first and second in the 100m hurdles, producing two of the top 10 times for the year.