Women's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Top Banner
Nickisha Pryce wins first pro 400m with world-leading 48.57 Nickisha Pryce wins first pro 400m with world-leading 48.57

Nickisha Pryce wins first pro 400m with world-leading 48.57

Racing in her first Diamond League meet as a professional, Razorback sprinter Nickisha Pryce improved her Jamaican 400m record with a world-leading winning performance of 48.57 seconds at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

COMING UP

(All Times Central)

View All-Sport Calendar

Razorback sprinters Amber Anning and Nickisha Pryce make their debut in a Diamond League meet on Saturday at the London Olympic Stadium as they both race in the 400m. Also competing in the meet are Sandi Morris, Ryan Crouser, Shamier Little, and Andrenette Knight.

The Arkansas Razorbacks put 74 student-athletes on the 2023-24 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll as part of 1,459 student-athletes across the conference.

Razorback freshman Kaylyn Brown was among six athletes named to the relay pool for Team USA at the Olympic Games in Paris as USA Track & Field announced its full roster on Tuesday.

USATF Release - Olympic roster

In a season full of major accomplishments, Razorback senior Amber Anning adds a first-team Academic All-America honor among women’s track and field/cross country as selected by the College Sports Communicators (CSC).

Five Razorbacks earned their initial trip to the Olympic Games on Sunday in three different national championships.

After earning an Olympic Games berth in the high jump, Razorback Rachel Glenn advanced to the final of the 400m hurdles on Saturday with a career best time of 53.68 at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

The sixth day of competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials included advancement to the finals of the 1,500m and pole vault for Arkansas alums Nikki Hiltz and Sandi Morris.

Qualifying rounds had a dozen athletes with Arkansas ties advancing to semifinals during Thursday’s action at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field.