Track and Field

Pair of 'Cats head to Millrose Games

While the No. 5 Arizona men’s track team and No. 10 women’s team will split up this weekend to compete in two separate events, a pair of Wildcats will be taking on a bigger event — distance runners senior Stephen Sambu and sophomore Lawi Lalang will represent Arizona in the 5K at the Millrose Games. Read more

Track has record- setting weekend

The Arizona track and field team took to Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend for one of the nation’s most high-profile track meets, and the spotlight wasn’t too bright for the Wildcats. Read more

Ulcers can’t stop senior XC runner

For senior track star Stephen Sambu, running began as a punishment. Now, he is now embarking on his final year in Arizona, having overcome cultural and health challenges in pursuit of competing at a professional level. Read more

UA track opens season with high expectations

Nine conference champions are returning to the Arizona track and field teams, and that didn’t go unnoticed in preseason rankings. The Wildcats kick off the 2012 season Saturday at the Lumberjack Invitational, hosted by NAU. Read more

Arizona's Lawi Lalang takes NCAA cross-country title

Arizona freshman runner Lawi Lalang won the men’s 2011 NCAA cross-country title on Monday in Terre Haute, Ind. The Kenyan native, in his first season with the cross-country team, won the 10,000-meter race in 28:44.10. Lalang finishes the season without a loss, taking the NCAA Championship, NCAA West Regional and Pac-12 Championship in the process. The Arizona women’s team placed 19th in the country in Monday’s championship event. Check back for the full story in tomorrow’s Daily Wildcat. Read more

XC’s Lalang, women eye NCAA titles

The Arizona cross-country teams will compete for national recognition at the NCAA Championships today at the Lavern Gibson Championship Course in Terra Haute, Ind. The No. 8-ranked women will make a push to compete for the title while Lawi Lalang hopes to make his first cross-country season an undefeated one. Read more

Arizona XC teams expect to win at championships

The Arizona cross-country teams expect wins this weekend at the Pac-12 Championships in Litchfield Park, Ariz., on Saturday. Head coach James Li believes men’s leader Lawi Lalang can win it all, and the No. 5-ranked women’s squad has a good chance to win as a team, with only No. 2 Washington ranked higher. Read more