Here is a link to photos of this year’s STC Track & Field Combine courtesy of Shocker Track Backers … https://shockertrack.smugmug.com/STC-COMBINE/
Attention Youth Athletes and Parents! There’s still time to register for the final two months of Youth Indoor Track and Field and Pole Vault training!
Indoor Track and Field – Youth Ages 5-18
Cost – $100
Location – Wichita State University Heskett Center Track (2nd floor)
Times – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 630p to 800p
Events – All events except Pole Vault
Coaches – Seven (7) coaches in multiple events; five with NCAA Div 1 competition experience
Information – 2017 Youth INDOOR Information and Registration Forms UPDATE 12 2017 FINAL
Contact – Stephanie Knab (Director – firstname.lastname@example.org) or Gilda Muci (Operations – email@example.com)
Pole Vault – All Ages
Cost – $120
Location – NE Magnet High School 5550 N. Lycée in Bel Aire (NE of 53rd Street and Rock Road)
Times – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 630p to 800p and Saturdays from 100p to 300p
Event – Pole Vault
Coaches – Five (5) coaches with NAIA, NCAA Div 2, and NCAA Div 1 competition experience.
Information – 2017 INDOOR POLE VAULT information and Registration Forms 10 2017
Contact – Darren Muci (Operations – firstname.lastname@example.org) or Denis Frazier (Head Coach – email@example.com)
Shocker Track Club and Optimal Performance will host a performance combine event for Youth (grades 9 through 12) track and field athletes on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Wichita Sports Forum at 2668 North Greenwich Court!
Various testing events will be held. Representatives from Wichita State University Track & Field, Friends University Track & Field, Mid American Orthopedics and Optimal Performance will be present as guest speakers.
The registration fee is $35.
Contact Willy Lucero, Med, USAW of Optimal Performance at firstname.lastname@example.org or (785) 580-6782 for questions.
Register online at >> www.STCtrackcombine.com
Complete information is available here >> 01 2018 TRACKcombine
The meet is open to Masters, Elite, Open, and Youth athletes.
Field events begin at 830a; Running events begin at 230p. Complete information is attached. Concessions will be available!
STC Road Racing Elite Team member, Tonya Nero, finished 2nd in the NACAC Half Marathon Championships on Sunday in Havana, Cuba! Tonya’s time was 1:16:54!
Complete results are here >> NACAC Results
Shocker Track Club Pole Vault Training begins!
Practices begin on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 630p to 830p, and will again be held at Northeast Magnet High School at 5550 Lycée (NE of 53rd Street North and Rock Road) in Bel Aire.
Practices are Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Saturday afternoons (swimming pool practice will also be available).
Indoor Pole Vault Coaches will be – Denis Fraizer (Wichita State University), Andrew Brown (University of Nebraska-Kearney), Jaimie Bookout (University of Kansas), Tyler Knight (Wichita State University), and Tina Clausen (Friends University).
STC Road Racing Team members participated en masse at the Pumpkin Run 5K on the Wichita State University campus Saturday!
Participants and their places were as follows –
Team Co-Director, Emily Maier, was 25th overall, the 1st female finisher, and 1st place winner in the Women’s 30-34 category in a time of 20:29.43!
Vicky Aguirre was 49th overall, and 1st place female place winner in the 35-39 category in a time of 22:38.34!
Bob Hornung was 5th overall, and 1st place male winner in the 45-49 category in a time of 18:12.46!
Lee Owens was 26th overall, and 2nd place male in the 45-49 category in a time of 20:36.69!
Sam Owens was 102nd overall, and 4th place male in the 35-39 category in a time of 25:06.92!
Kathy Chambers was 101st overall, and 1st place female in the 40-44 category in a time of 25:05.19!
David Bole was 94th overall, and 3rd place male in the 35-39 category in a time of 24:32.22!
The 2017 STC Throws Pentathlon completed competition just prior to a torrential downpour Saturday afternoon at Wichita State University’s Throws Venues.
Shocker Track Club Elite Team member, Skylar Arneson, won the Men’s Open competition with 3548 points after winning the individual competitions in the Hammer, Shot Put, and Weight Throw. Isaiah Evans finished second with 31 56 points.
Meagan Williams won the Women’s Open competition with 3674 points after winning the individual competitions in the Hammer, Javelin and Weight Throw. Kelsey Slawson finished second with 3496 points.
Dave Brandt, won the Men’s Masters competition with 2613 points.
Myrle Mensey, competing in Masters 65-69, won the Women’s Masters competition with 2445 points
Attention STC Throws Pentathlon Participants – TIME CHANGE!
Due to projected rain and storms on Saturday afternoon, competition start has been moved to 10:00 a.m. Registration and implement certification will thus begin at 9:00 a.m.
The order of competition will also be changed as follows – Hammer, Javelin, Discus. Shot Put and Weight Throw will be conducted indoors at the Wichita State Heskett Center. Contact Darren Muci at 316-993-6824 or email@example.com if you have questions!
Shocker Track Club is pleased to introduce a new initiative – Shocker Track Backers!
The Shocker Track Backers (STB) is a fan based effort focused on promoting WSU Track and Field / Cross Country. STB provides encouragement for athletes through media coverage of events and meets, while bringing comprehensive coverage of WSU T&F XC to Shocker Fans. STB also serves as a conduit in providing the opportunity for the financial support of the WSU T&F XC program.
STB is an independent, fan based organization and not affiliated with, nor receiving any financial contribution from, Wichita State University. Any photographs or journalistic comments found on the STB website site do not express the official nor unofficial policy of Wichita State University or any department therein. The STB website ( www.shockertrackbackers.com ) is a publication of Shocker Track Club, and is not affiliated with WSU-ICAA, Wichita State University or any of its affiliates. ANY CONTENT AND VIEWS EXPRESSED ON THE SITE SOLELY EXPRESSES THE VIEWS OF THE CONTENT CREATOR(S).
The Shocker Track Club fully endorses the efforts of Shocker Track Backers through providing resources necessary to fulfill the following goals and objectives:
- Enhancing the athlete’s experience by fostering an encouraging and uplifting environment through the visible support of fans and family.
- Promotion of WSU Track and Field to a greater level of awareness among the WSU campus environment, the Wichita Community and the Greater Shocker Nation.
- Matching the high quality of athleticism exhibited within the WSU Track & Field Teams with an equally high level of financial support through the generosity of Shocker Track Backer Fans and Supporters.
Sponsorship opportunities are available on the STB website with all proceeds going to Wichita State University Track and Field / Cross Country and expenses necessary to maintain the STB website. Sponsorships and Donations to STB are tax deductible as Shocker Track Club is a 501C3 non-profit organization.
Questions about the Shocker Track Backers are welcome and can be submitted to Larry Staton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Track and Field Officials interested in officiating 2017 – 2018 Wichita State University Track and Field meets are invited to an informational meeting on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at the Wichita State University Track and Field Team Room at Cessna Stadium. A meal will be served. Please RSVP to email@example.com if you plan to attend.
Discussion will include a review of the 2017-2018 Wichita State University Track and Field schedule. See you there!