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Personal records shattered for track and field at Payton Jordan Invitational

This past Sunday, Stanford track and field hosted the Payton Jordan Invitational. While the Cardinal were quite successful overall, two runners – junior Sean McGorty and sophomore Olivia Baker – shined particularly brightly, setting personal records while posting times below the collegiate standard. McGorty took home seventh in the men’s 5,000 with a time of 13:24.25,…

Record-breaking weekend for track and field

While last weekend’s track and field meets may not have counted on paper, the Cardinal men and women continued to establish themselves as national contenders in numerous events. The team competed at the Stanford Twilight on Friday and the Michael Johnson Invitational at Baylor on Saturday, with record-breaking successes occurring at both meets. The Stanford Twilight primarily…

Men’s and women’s track and field sweep the Big Meets

As the No. 13 Stanford men looked to snap a three-year losing streak in the Big Meet, fate would have it such that the Stanford-Cal rivalry would come down to the final 4×400 relay. And instead of Stanford’s usual quartet running the event, sophomore decathlete Harrison Williams, who was named Pac-12 Field Athlete of the Week last week, was a last-minute addition to the event, running the leadoff leg.

Track blog: Running up on NCAA Regionals

The Stanford track and field program will send 33 athletes to the NCAA West Regionals, which begin Thursday in soggy Austin, Texas. In order to advance to the NCAA championship meet in Eugene, Oregon, individuals and relays must finish in the top 12. Here is the event-by-event breakdown for the Cardinal: Sprints/Hurdles Junior 400-meter specialist Kristyn…