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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:50:00 EDTUniversity of Houston Track and Field senior Bailee Logsdon and Soccer junior Georgi Dolence were elected to the first-ever American Athletic Conference Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Executive Board, the American Athletic Conference office announced Thursday.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:25:00 EDTUniversity of Houston Baseball infielder Justin Montemayor and Men's Indoor Track and Field Star Brian Barraza each received the 2015-16 Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award for their respective sports, Commissioner Mike Aresco announced Wednesday.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:25:00 EDTHouston Cougar Track & Field assistant coach Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie has been named as an assistant coach to the track & field team for her home country, the Bahamas, for the upcoming Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:17:00 EDTAfter a week in Europe, freshman Brian Bell brought the IAAF World U20 Championships to a close for the Cougars with a seventh place finish in the 800-meters, while competing for Team USA on Sunday.
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:15:00 EDTThe week of success continues for the Houston Cougar Track & Field team at the IAAF World U20 Championships, as freshman middle-distance runner Brian Bell reached the 800-meter final on Saturday.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:21:00 EDTJust one day after claiming silver in the 110-meter hurdles, freshman Amere Lattin helped Team USA qualify for the finals of the 4x100-meter relay, while Brian Bell advanced to the semifinals of the 800-meters at the IAAF World U20 Championships, on Friday.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:32:00 EDTLess than 24 hours after Mario Burke claimed the first medal for a Houston student-athlete at the IAAF World U20 Championships, hurdler Amere Lattin claimed silver in the 110-meter hurdles on Thursday.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:48:00 EDTFreshman sprinter Mario Burke claimed the first medal for his home country Barbados in U20 World Championship history as he took bronze in the 100-meter dash at the IAAF World U20 Championships on Wednesday.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:41:00 EDTFreshman sprinter Mario Burke opened the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships by qualifying for the semifinals of the 100-meter dash, while Nathaniel Mechler and Klara Mattson were also in action at Zawisza Stadium on Tuesday.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:40:00 EDTSeven Houston Cougar Track & Field student-athletes, including three current members and four incoming freshman, will represent their respective countries at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships, on July 19-24 at Zawisza Stadium.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 12:45:00 EDTSophomore thrower Felipe Valencia registered a top-5 finish in the shot put, while competing for team Mexico at the IX NACAC U23 Championships on Sunday at Estadio Nacional Jorge "Magico" Gonzalez.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:00:00 EDTSophomore thrower Felipe Valencia will continue the championship season for the Houston Cougar Track & Field team when he represents team Mexico at the IX North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) U23 Championships on Sunday, July 17 at Estadio Nacional Jorge "Magico" Gonzalez.
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 20:06:00 EDTAfter nine days of competition, senior hurdler Issac Williams and alumnus triple jumper Chris Carter wrapped competition for the Houston Cougar Track and Field team at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, on Saturday in Eugene, Ore.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:48:00 EDTHouston Cougar Track & Field senior Issac Williams moved one step closer to an Olympic dream and advanced to the semifinal round of the 110-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials on Friday, in Eugene, Ore.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 20:08:00 EDTHouston Cougar Track & Field alumnus Chris Carter is one step away from qualifying for the United States Olympic Team after reaching the triple jump finals at the US Olympic Trials on Thursday, in Eugene, Ore.