Among the Razorbacks signing class for 2021-22 are a National Gatorade Athlete of the Year along with three others who have been awarded Gatorade State Athlete of the Year honors. In total, Arkansas adds a combination of 15 newcomers and transfers to a program that claimed the 2021 NCAA Indoor team championship, finished second in program of the year tabulations, and earned its seventh SEC triple crown.
Razorback pole vaulter Nastassja Campbell garnered second-team honors on the 2020-21 Academic All-America Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). A communication major, Campbell was one of 19 All-America members who produced a 4.0 grade point average.CoSIDA Academic All-America release
Arkansas alum Tina Sutej produced her best Olympic finish representing Slovenia as she tied for fifth place in the pole vault final on Thursday, clearing a height of 14 feet, 9 inches (4.50). Among Razorbacks who have competed in previous Olympic Games pole vault Sutej’s placing ranks as second best.Pole Vault final
Arkansas alum Tina Sutej of Slovenia advanced to the Tokyo Olympics final in the pole vault while an injury, after a broken pole, befell 2016 silver medalist Sandi Morris during the qualification round on Monday in the Olympic Stadium.Day 5 start list
Razorbacks competing in track and field events during the Tokyo Olympics get started this Friday in Japan, with coverage on NBC available Thursday evening in the United States. Three Arkansas alums – Shafiqua Maloney, Kemar Mowatt, and Dominique Scott – begin competition on the first day of track and field action.Day 1 start list