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2016 INDOOR SCHEDULE
Jan. 22,23 - Auburn Invtl. - Birmingham
Feb. 5,6 - New Mexico Classic - Albuquerque
Feb. 12,13 - Tyson Invtl. - Fayetteville
Feb. 26,27 - MPSF Indoors - Seattle
Mar. 11,12 - NCAA Indoor - Birmingham
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2016 OUTDOOR SCHEDULE
Sun. Dec. 6 - "Out of the Blocks" Track Banquet - RSVP
Mar. 18,19 - Trojan Invtl - USC
Mar. 25,26 - Power 5 Cardinal & Gold Challenge - USC
Apr. 2 - California Collegiate Invtl - UCSD
Apr. 9 - Pepsi Invitl. - Eugene
Apr. 15 - Bryan Clay Invite - Azusa
Apr. 14-16 - Beach Invite - Cerritos Col.
Apr. 14-16 - Mt. SAC Relays - Mt. SAC
Apr. 22,23 - Triton Invtl - UCSD
Sun. May 1 - USC/UCLA - UCLA
May 7,8 - PAC-12 Multis - Unv. of Wash.
May 14,15 - PAC 12s - Unv. of Wash.
May 26-28 - West Reg. - Unv. of Kansas
Jun. 8-11 - NCAAs - Eugene
Jun. 24-26 - USA Jr. Nationals - Fresno, CA
July 1-10 - USA Olympic Trials - Eugene
Aug. 5-21 - XXXI Olympics - Brazil
Current Track News
11/20 - Just received word today that former Trojan track member George Fleckenstein has passed away. George was a high jumper and a member of the 1962 and 1963 teams, '63 being the NCAA Champions. George jumped 7' 03/8 at the LA Times Indoor meet in '62 and was 7th at NCAAs in '63.
Services will be in San Mateo on Tues. Nov. 24 at SkyLawn Cemetery.
11/12 - This week is the early signing period for track recruits and Coach Caryl and staff have knocked the ball out of the park. USC's early signees:
Michael Norman (Vista Murrieta HS, CA)100 - 10.36; 200 - 20.24; 400 - 45.19
T.J. Brock (Chaminade HS, CA)100 - 10.34 (10.20w); 200 - 21.09 (20.78w)
Courtney Corrin (Harvard-Westlake HS, CA)200 - 26.17; 300H - 42.41; LJ - 21’ 6¼
Zaria Francis (Rio Mesa HS, CA)100 - 11.26; 200 - 23.09
Anna Cockrell (Providence Day HS, NC)200 - 23.71; 100H - 13.21; 300H - 42.75; 400H - 56.67
Mecca McGlaston (Dublin HS, CA)100H - 13.18
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11/8 - Homecoming was just great. Hope you can join us next year. (Download photo)
11/4 - Fall Track Newsletter.
10/27 - OK, Homecoming game time is 7:30pm (ouch), but that means you'll have loads of time to tailgate and take in Homecoming festivities. We'll be up and ready for you by 1:30pm. (we'll close down at 6:30pm)
10/6 - Real nice interview with Andre DeGrasse.
9/18 - Just a quick blip, 2016 schedule and rosters are now listed.
9/2 - We received some sad news today, Jennifer Jones a 4-time letter winner on the track team from 2009-13, died in a car accident last week. A memorial service will be held this Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Eisenhower High School in RIALTO CA @ 10:00 A.M. in the Gym.
There will also be a candlelight vigil for Jennifer at Loker Stadium, USC on Sept. 10. 7:00pm
8/31 - If you weren't able to attend Bob Sbordone's celebration service, you can view it online: LINK.
7/27 - Pan Am Juniors start this Friday.
7/25 - Andre DeGrasse is en fuego at Pan Am's winning both 100 & 200, setting new school record of 19.88 in 200.
7/17 - Earlier this week it was announced that USC Track signed Sheldon Blockburger to the coaching staff. Sheldon is one of the premier jumps and multi-events coaches in America so this is a great addition to the program. Welcome to the family Sheldon!
On another note, you might have noticed that the All American number has changed AND I've added Honor Roll to the heading. Go to the All American page and see what has happened.
7/13 - Celebration of Life Service for Bob Sbordone. Last summer I had posted Bob's passing. Bob was a 2-time All-American javelin thrower for USC. His services will be Aug. 8. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 29 if you plan to attend. Barbara Long is the contact person.
I would also like to note that Bob Sbordone's trust has made a one million dollar donation to the Trojan Athletic Fund. That's pretty special.
6/24 - USA Nationals & Junior Nationals start this week in Eugene. It will be a Trojan Affair as 30 past, present, and future Trojans will be competing this weekend.
2015 NCAA Championships
6/12 - 100 & 200 NCAA Champion, Andre DeGrasse!!
6/10 - NCAA Hammer Champion, Conor McCullough!!
6/7 - I just received word last night that former Trojan track star Larry Stuart has passed away. As details become available I'll pass them along. Brief bio.
6/1 - East/West Regional marks going into NCAA Finals.
5/31 - USC had a great weekend as 25 individuals plus three relay teams advance to the NCAA Championships. Recap.
5/25 - Special kudos to Alex Collatz being named to Academic All District team.
5/21 - Congratulations to Coach Caryl, 2015 Pac-12 Women's and Men's T&F Coach of the Year!! USC also garnered Men's Track Athlete of the Year - Andre DeGrasse, and Men's Freshman of the Year - Marquis Morris.
5/17 - USC Men & Women both take 2nd at PAC-12s. Women down by as much as 59pts to Oregon; come roaring back to within 3 points of the Championship. uscResults | Full results | Recap. Photos: D1 | D2.
Photos from the Track Social.
5/10 - Iuel 3rd; Williams 12th in PAC-12 Hep/Dec meet. Results.
5/6 - DeGrasse nabs PAC-12 honors.
IT'S A TROJAN SWEEP!!!
WOMEN CONTINUE TO DOMINATE: 93-70;
MEN WIN LAST RACE FOR VICTORY: 82-81
4/28 - The Women of Troy ascended to No. 1 for the first time in the eight-year history of the rankings, jumping up three positions from a week ago. What a great way to start rivalry week.
4/27 - Alright kids, it's rivaly week with the Trojans hosting the Bruins this Sunday for the dual meet. The series is currently at USC 42–39 for the men and UCLA 22–9 for the women.
4/20 - 25/50yr Reunion RSVP.
4/19 - Recaps, photos, and results. Good weekend for the Trojans!
CSULA Twi-light meet: uscResult.
4/17 - Novy & Collatz both surpass school discus record at CSLA meet.
4/9 - This weekend the team travels 'next door' to Arizona where the Wildcats will host the Jim Click Shoot-Out. Teams competing are USC, LSU, Illinois, Purdue and Arizona. Schedule. Heat sheets. Live results.
4/8 - USC Track athletes sweept the PAC-12 Athletes of the Week Honors, taking all four spots. Awardees were Andre DeGrasse, Deanna Hill, Tera Novy, and Conor McCullough.
4/2 - OK, buckle up people we have three meets on tap:
3/31 - Seems like we've been on vacation, no? That's hardly the case. OK, we are all over the place this weekend with three meets: the Stanford Invite, the Florida Relays and the California Collegiate Invite (formerly the Cal-Nevada meet).
3/17 - This weekend is the Trojan Invitational. Oregon, Wash. St., BYU, Hawaii and Long Beach St. are scheduled to compete. Hammer and discus will be Friday at Cal. St. LA starting at 1pm. The steeplechases and 5Ks will start at 6pm at USC. Schedule. Everything else begins Sat. at USC at 10am (HS Relays). First college race at 11am.
3/15 - New records set at NCAA Championships: Dior Hall lowered her hurdle mark to 8.01; Andre DeGrasse smashed the 200 school indoor record running 20.26 (old mark 20.53. Andre's time also breaks Aaron Brown's Canadian record.). The W4x400 shaved off 4 seconds running to a new record of 3:29.63. Add in Conor's new school record and I'd say we had a decent weekend.
Women tied for 12th; men tied for 9th.
3/13 - Dior Hall, Ky Westbrook and Andre DeGrasse advance to finals tomorrow. Conor McCullough takes 2nd in weight throw, setting a new school record of 80' 33/4. Women's 4x400 also race tomorrow.
Meet will be streamed on ESPN3.
3/4 - With the MPSF behind us, the indoor crew will most likely do rest/recovery training as they prepare for the NCAAs on Mar. 13. That leaves the rest of the team going to the meet at CalSt LA this weekend.
2/26 - Two meets this weekend:
2/19 - Just a quick note, the team has another "bye" this weekend before traveling to Seattle for the MPSF Championships. We'll have all the links you need later next week.
Dior Hall was named Athlete of the Week for setting a new American Junior record in the 60mH.
2/14 - I received word yesterday we lost another of our former Trojan track members. Dr. John Cherry was a miler on the '49 team, graduated from USC Medical School and went on to become Chief of Surgery at Scripps Hospital. As I get more information, I will post it.
2/12 - Meet links:
2/10 - Services for Art Garcia: Thur, Feb 12, at 10 AM | Bobbit Memorial Chaple, 1299 E Highland Ave., San Bernardino. Internment is after at Pioneer Memorial Park, 211 E 9th Street, San Bernardino.
2/10 - I've just received word that former Trojan Track athlete Art Garcia has died. Art was the co-captain with Frank Flores of USC's 1952 NCAA Championship team. He ran both the mile and two mile and won the mile at 4:12.5 in the 1952 Pacific Coast Conference Championship Meet.
Art was also the captain of USC's first ever conference championship cross country team in 1951. He was undefeated in Cross country that year and was the individual Pacific Coast Conference champion as well as the individual Southern Pacific AAU cross country champion, both at 5,000 meters.
Art was also the vice president of Trojan Force and a hard working volunteer at our USC home track meets. He demonstrated that same competitive spirit as he fought a debilitating illness during the final years of his life. I'll post service information as soon as I receive it.
2/2 - Next up this week is the Sevigne Invite in Nebraska. All the usual links will be posted once they're available,
1/23 - There's a live broadcast of the meet on Saturday.
1/22 - USC adds Conor McCullough to the team.
1/17 - Live meet updates on Twitter.
1/16 - UW Indoor Live Results.
1/16 - Just'N Thymes, an All-America sprinter from Riverside City College, has been added to the 2015 Track team. Thymes has a 100m best of 10.18 and a 200m legal best of 20.61 (20.42w).
Welcome to the Trojan Family Just'N.
1/8 - Something that may interest some of you, on Feb. 7 there will be Track & Field Reunion Luncheon billed as the “Golden Age of Track and Field” during the 20th Century. RSVP form.
1/1 - Happy New Years everyone!! Classes don't start up at school until Jan. 12, and that following Saturday (the 17th) starts the indoor season. Track season is here!!!
12/30 - Traveler will walk the Rose Parade route without a rider to honor Louie Zamperini.
12/19 - The 2015 Media Guide is now available.
The 2015 Track media guide is now available to download.