December 15, 2020
What keeps me going is the fact that there are so many more goals to achieve beyond winning a national title and that I don’t think that I’m even close to my ceiling.
By Phil Patterson Jr., Heel Striker
Karisa Nelson grew up in Brewton, Alabama, a small town of only 5,200. She ran her first...
August 21, 2020
Drake Blue Oval Showcase presented by Mediacom hosts title tilt with stadium finish; $10,000 prize purse
From Drake Relays
Despite a four-month postponement, Des Moines will reprise its role as the host of the USA Track & Field 1 Mile Road Championship when the nation's best Milers compete...
December 24, 2018
Select club awaits newest members in the new year
By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack
Among NCAA female Milers, sub-4:30 provides the ultimate designation of elite status.
Only two women - Kaela Edwards (Oklahoma State) & Karissa Schweizer (Missouri) - have accomplished the feat in each of the...
April 14, 2017
Pat McGregor, assistant track coach at Samford University, is trying to go at least one day longer than the streak his high school coach established in 1979.
By John A. Kissane, Runner's World
Although his competitive running career is behind him, Patrick McGregor, 26, is again hitting the...
April 08, 2017
"When your dreams actually come true, it kind of blows your mind, especially when nobody else thought it could happen but you and a couple other people.”
By Sam Chandler, The Samford Crimson
The pain etched across Karisa Nelson’s face as she tore down the final straightaway at the NCAA...
March 16, 2017
"When I came to Samford, I didn't necessarily come for track. I picked the school that was going to be best for me."
By Cheryl Wray, AL.com
Samford junior track standout Karisa Nelson captured her school's first-ever national championship after running a thrilling Mile at the recent NCAA...
March 10, 2017
Junior seeded 13th in Mile for weekend's NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships: “I want to win a national championship title before I graduate. Then after I graduate I want to run professionally, and of course, every pro’s dream is to run in the Olympics."
By The Samford Crimson