Many Bulldogs will face off against these competitors, but not all of them get that opportunity. Several members of the Drake Track and Field team will not be participating in the Relays.
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Olympic gold medalist Dawn Harper-Nelson to make her fourth appearance at the blue oval
An article that ran in last week’s issue of the Times-Delphic raised some red flags amongst the Drake University athletic community, particularly the track and field team. The article, “Track and Field team hindered by recruitment woes,” discussed what appeared to be the struggles that Drake’s team has faced this year in competitions. However, these ‘struggles’ are more superficial than they are real.
Head coach Natasha Brown speaks out about team’s setbacks
Over this past weekend the Drake University Track and Field team competed in the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championship at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one of the last competitions of the indoor season.
The track team traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to compete at Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational, the field athletes receiving the week off. The Bulldogs competed with top teams including the University of Southern California, Nebraska, Alabama, as well as Missouri Valley Conference rivals Northern Iowa. The Bulldogs left with impressive times and several personal records.
Drake takes fourth, falling short to conference opponents Saturday
The 2012-13 Drake track and field squad welcomes new expectations courtesy of 24 new faces.
Sophomore teammates drive each other to succeed
The Drake track team enjoyed four first place finishes and nine second place finishes this past weekend in the Jim Duncan Invitational in Des Moines.