Immediately following his second place finish in the men’s 400 meter, Christian Taylor made his way across the blue track at James G. Pressly Stadium and found coach Mike Holloway.
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The majority of Florida’s track and field athletes are in Gainesville this week preparing for the Pepsi Florida Relays at the Percy Beard Track.
Chantz Sawyers strolled over to teammate Grant Holloway with his head high, his hands on his hips and a smirk on his face. Holloway could only answer by hugging the freshman and raising his hands. It was an underclassmen versus upperclassmen split between the Gators’ men’s 4x400 relay teams, and Sawyers’ group, consisting of three freshmen and one sophomore, topped the two other teams of veterans.
After breaking the 60-meter hurdles collegiate record at the Tiger Paw Invitational over a month ago, Grant Holloway said that everything he had done was gearing him up for the outdoor season.
As soon as the final flash of the camera had captured the memories of the NCAA Indoor Championships, Florida’s track and field teams locked in on their next goal.
Grant Holloway stared at the NCAA trophy in his hands as his teammates jumped into each other’s arms.
There are many aspects of track and field that make it unlike other sports.
The stage was set and the lights were bright as fans filled the 4,000-plus maroon seats inside Gilliam Indoor Stadium to watch the best track and field athletes in the nation compete for a national championship.
Clayton Brown stared anxiously ahead of him at the maroon track of Gilliam Indoor Stadium as teammate KeAndre Bates clapped optimistically from the side.
Grant Holloway clapped his hands together and broke into a running-man celebratory dance following his race.
Lloydricia Cameron stood inside Texas A&M’s Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium ready for her chance to win the first SEC indoor title of her collegiate career.
At James G. Pressly Stadium on Tuesday, you could hear the deafening blast of a starter pistol going off every few minutes, followed by the sight of a small puff of smoke whirling up into the air.
With the 2018 SEC Indoor Championships set to begin next week, Florida’s distance medley relay team will compete in a qualifying race today at the UCS Invitational in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Stan and LaTasha Holloway watched eagerly from the sidelines as their son, sophomore Grant Holloway, peeled off without hesitation at the sound of the starting gun.
Grant Holloway pounded his fist against his chest, pumped it repeatedly into the air and fell to his knees in the middle of the Clemson University Indoor Complex, overcome with emotion after his race on Friday.
UF’s No. 1 men’s and No. 6 women’s track and field teams are in Iowa and South Carolina today and Saturday for a two-meet weekend. The pair of matchups will be their last before SEC Indoor Championships start later this month.
AJ McFarland chuckled after Friday’s meet in Baton Rouge. He had just broken a school record for the second consecutive outing — registering a mark of 21.89 meters in the weight throw — and took a moment to soak it all in.
AJ McFarland planted his feet firmly onto the floor of the Carl Maddox Field House in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, spun around multiple times and threw his way to a second consecutive record-breaking performance in the men’s weight throw.
After impressive performances from Florida’s men’s and women’s track and field teams last week at the Razorback Invitational, the Gators’ throwers are in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to compete in the Bayou Bengal Invitational today.
Florida’s No. 1 men’s and No. 5 women’s track and field teams concluded a competitive weekend at the Razorback Invitational on Friday and Saturday with some of the best times and marks in the nation.