The elite of the collegiate track and field world will convene at Hodges Stadium in 2019 and 2021, as the NCAA awarded the Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Outdoor Championships to UNF. Hodges Stadium, which opened in 2004, was the site for the 2012, 2015 and 2016 […]
Track and Field
By the time you finish the first song on your playlist, this junior biology major has already ran a mile. Don’t be fooled by Eden Meyer’s soft-spoken demeanor on and off the track. Meyer is one of the fastest in the ASUN conference and second nationally for the 10K. […]
The North Florida’s women’s track and field team had several outstanding performances at the Samford Invitational. Junior Eden Meyer dominated in the 3000m, setting a personal best time and a Complex Facility meet record of 9:31.16. Meyer’s time marked the fastest time of the year in the ASUN conference. Senior […]
Manny Velasquez, the track athlete who was injured last week, has earned a share of the ASUN Track Athlete of the Week. During his cool down period, he was struck by a truck carrying a trailer and dragged into a nearby parking lot. Velasquez suffered a fractured pelvis and collarbone, […]
An UNF indoor track athlete was hit by a truck carrying a trailer on Friday, according to source close to the team. Manny Velasquez, a junior, finished his one mile race with a time of 4:23.25 and during his cool down period was struck by a truck and dragged into […]
Bobby Harris, a sophomore at UNF, was eliminated from U.S. Olympic trials Sunday evening. In the final round of men’s high jump trials, Harris failed on three attempts to make the first jump of 2.16 meters. Harris needed to finish in the top three in order to land a spot at […]
Bobby Harris, a UNF sophomore, edged his way into the final round of Olympic qualifying Friday night in Eugene, OR. Harris was one of 26 athletes competing in the men’s high jump competition, and placed in a five-way tie for tenth place with a jump of 2.14 meters. His jump, […]
Bobby Harris, a sophomore high-jumper at UNF, will compete in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials on July 8-9, in Eugene, OR. Harris is the first-ever active UNF athlete to qualify for the Olympic Trials. He will compete against 33 other athletes, and the top 12 jumpers will move into the […]
You’ve got two-hours of cardio training every morning during the week, strength training in the afternoons, a 15 mile run on Saturdays and eight track meets sprinkled throughout the spring semester. How would YOUR grades be looking?
Four North Florida track and field athletes competed at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminaries this weekend, but none were able to post scores high enough to qualify for the NCAA Championships, thus ending their seasons.
The Ospreys brought home six individual, first-place medals at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship meet at Hodges Stadium, but the team fell just short of gold with a second-place finish.
The Ospreys competed on the tennis courts, softball field and track during a busy weekend.
The racing Ospreys had an impressive showing during the first outdoor meet of the year on Friday at the UNF Spring Break Invitational.
The men’s track team placed 2nd and women’s track team placed 3rd in the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Ospreys took home accolades and two track athletes set the third fastest times in their careers.
UNF Men’s Basketball Head Coach Matthew Driscoll was seen at The Flats early this morning with UNFPD officers. A witness said he heard a fight had broken out inside a building where UNF men’s basketball players allegedly live.