National honors for the indoor track and field season, as announced by USTFCCCA, included Women’s Coach of the Year for Lance Harter and Assistant Coach of the Year for Chris Johnson.
The Arkansas Razorbacks received three South Central Region honors as announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association following an indoor season which included a convincing SEC Indoor victory and a narrow four-point team win at the NCAA Indoor championships.
A national championship decided in the 4 x 400 relay is a very dramatic way to conclude a meet. The Arkansas women, leading by two points over Texas, delivered a world all-time best relay to secure the fourth NCAA Indoor team title and seventh overall for the program.
The first day of the NCAA Indoor Championships included 18 points for No. 3 Arkansas among a pair of finals along with a collegiate record in the 60m hurdles prelims.
Arkansas alum Tina Šutej repeated as a silver medalist in the pole vault at the 2023 European Indoor Championships held this weekend, clearing 15 feet, 7 inches (4.75) during the competition on Saturday.
No. 3 Arkansas will have 11 entries into the 2023 NCAA Indoor Championships, second best to the leading total of 15 by No. 1 Texas while Florida and Oregon have 10 entries apiece. The national championship meet will be held March 10-11 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.NCAA Indoor Women's Entries
Despite winning the SEC Indoor team title for a ninth consecutive year, Arkansas ranks No. 3 in the USTFCCCA national rating index this week behind Texas and Florida. Those three schools will square off on March 10-11 in Albuquerque for the NCAA Indoor Championship.