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The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Iowa women’s shot put thrower Kat Moody releases a throw during the Musco Twilight track meet hosted at Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track in Iowa City Iowa on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Field events fly at Iowa’s Musco Twilight

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter April 21, 2024

Despite the cool, breezy conditions, the Hawkeyes put on a show at the Musco Twilight —Iowa’s first and only home track and field meet of the outdoor season. Field event finishes The field...

Runners competing in the en’s 1500m final run down the front stretch during the Musco Twilight track meet hosted at Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track in Iowa City Iowa on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Photos: Musco Twilight track meet

Ethan McLaughlin, Photojournalist April 21, 2024

Fans came to Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track on a cold Saturday afternoon to watch the Musco Twilight meet for the conclusion of the Iowa track home season on Saturday.  Athletes competed under 14 different...

Iowa’s Amber Aesoph cheers on runners during the women’s mile during the Larry Wieczorek Invitational & Multi at the Hawkeye Indoor Track Facility in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024.

Iowa track and field prepares for first home outdoor meet

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporters April 18, 2024

Before Iowa’s first home track meet of the season, the team competed coast to coast. Coastal competition  On April 11, a duo of Hawkeyes took the track for the Bryan Clay Invitational in California...

Iowa’s Mariel Bruxvoort prepares to race the women’s 4x400m during the 2023 Hawkeye Invitational at the University of Iowa Recreation Building in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2022. Bruxvoort’s team placed first with a time of 3:38.28. The Hawkeye Invitational hosted Ball State, Bradley, Indian Hills, Iowa, Iowa Central, Missouri, Northern Iowa, Western Illinois, Wis.-River Falls, and unattached individuals.

Q&A | Get to know Iowa fourth-year track and field hurdler Mariel Bruxvoort

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter April 16, 2024

The Daily Iowan: Do you have any pre-meet superstitions? Mariel Bruxvoort: I always do the same hairstyle: two little braids on the side of my head and a high pony. I always take two scoops of creatine,...

Iowa Isabelle Woody and Illinois State Kiley sanders compete in the women’s 60 meter hurdles during the first day of the Larry Wieczorek invitational at the Hawkeye Indoor Track Facility on Friday, Jan. 19, 2024. The Hawkeyes hosted a variety of schools including Illinois state and Wisconsin. Events at the invite included long jump, pole vault and various running events.

Woody track legacy runs in the family

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter April 16, 2024

Iowa Director of Track and Field Joey Woody and his wife, Heather, founded the Iowa Speed Track & Field Club in 2011 in hopes of introducing their kids to the sport. Over a decade later, Drake and...

Iowa head coach Joey Woody walks around during the Hawkeye Invitational at the University of Iowa Recreation Building in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The Hawkeye Invitational hosted Ball State, Bradley, Indian Hills, Iowa, Iowa Central, Missouri, Northern Iowa, Western Illinois, Wis.-River Falls, and unattached individuals.

Iowa track and field splits up for competition

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter April 11, 2024

The Hawkeyes brought home six gold medals and one school record from the Jim Click Shootout in Tuscon, Arizona. Third-year indoor 800-meter race national champion Rivaldo Marshall claimed the school...

Iowa’s Grace Bookin-Nosbisch leads her heat of the women’s 800-meter premier during the Larry Wieczorek Invitational at the Iowa Indoor Track Facility in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023. Nosbisch won her heat and finished third overall with a time of 2:10.82. The meet also hosted the Hawkeye Pro Classic for the American Track League.

Iowa track and field notebook | Hawkeyes compete coast to coast, make national jumps

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The headline of the Iowa track and field program’s weekend across the country came from the Florida Relays, where fourth-year mid-distance runner Alli Bookin-Nosbisch set a new school record in the...

Grace and Alli Bookin-Nosbisch rest before running the 800-meter during the Larry Wieczorek Invitational & Multi at the Hawkeye Indoor Track Facility in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024.

Rested track and field team returns to competition

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter March 27, 2024

The Iowa track and field team took a short break from competition over the weekend. The Hawkeyes were coming off the NCAA Indoor Championships and the first meet of the outdoor season in Tampa, Florida. Last...

Q&A | Iowa track and field javelin thrower Mike Stein shares journey to obtaining school record

Q&A | Iowa track and field javelin thrower Mike Stein shares journey to obtaining school record

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter March 26, 2024

The Daily Iowan: How did you learn to throw the javelin? Mike Stein: I was a baseball pitcher and saw how javelin throwers would train and just thought that sport would fit me better. I thought I would...

Iowa’s Mariel Bruxvoort prepares to race the women’s 4x400m during the 2023 Hawkeye Invitational at the University of Iowa Recreation Building in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2022. Bruxvoort’s team placed first with a time of 3:38.28. The Hawkeye Invitational hosted Ball State, Bradley, Indian Hills, Iowa, Iowa Central, Missouri, Northern Iowa, Western Illinois, Wis.-River Falls, and unattached individuals.

The bridge between athletic success and personal sacrifice

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter March 26, 2024

 Iowa track and field athletes make the conscious decision to sacrifice personal relationships, time with family, and educational experiences every day. And it’s all for the sake of the sport. The...

Iowa’s Gratt Reed celebrates after winning his 110-meter hurdle section during day two of the 2022 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the University of Minnesota Track and Field Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Reed scored a time of 13.67 seconds.

Iowa kicks off outdoor track and field season with school records

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter March 19, 2024

The Iowa track and field team traveled to Tampa, Florida, over spring break to compete in the USF Alumni Invitational. Over the weekend, second-year javelin thrower Mike Stein and fourth-year sprinter...

Fans watch the Larry Wieczorek Invitational Multi at the Hawkeye Indoor Track Facility in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024.

Rivaldo Marshall crowned 800-meter national champion, teammates earn All-American honors

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter March 9, 2024

Third-year track and field mid-distance runner Rivaldo Marshall took the national title in the 800-meter race at the NCAA Indoor Championships on Saturday.  Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, Marshall’s...

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