Florida sweeps 2022 DI men's and women's outdoor track and field championships
🏆 Florida wins DI women's outdoor track and field title
Florida won the Division I women's outdoor track & field championship on Saturday, a first in the program's history.
Florida finished with 74 points, 10 points ahead of Texas. The Gators were led by Jasmine Moore and Anna Hall as they scored 20 and 18 points, respectively. In total, Florida had five first place finishes as 11 entries scored. See the breakdown below
|Jasmine Moore||Long Jump||1st||10|
|Jasmine Moore||Triple Jump||1st||10|
|Talitha Diggs||400 meters||1st||10|
|Anna Hall||400 meter hurdles||2nd||8|
|Parker Valby||5000 meters||2nd||8|
|Imogen Barrett||800 meters||4th||5|
|Claire Bryant||Triple Jump||5th||4|
|Natricia Hooper||Triple Jump||6th||3|
|Vanessa Watson||400 meter hurdles||7th||2|
On Friday, the Gators also won the men's title, making this year's squads the seventh program to sweep the outdoor team titles and the first to do so since 2015.
The Gators are the fourth program to win three of four track titles during a calendar year, also the first since 2015.
Rinse and Repeat! pic.twitter.com/ACf5OeMraS— Gators Track and Field & Cross Country (@GatorsTF) June 12, 2022
Florida is now tied for the fifth-most team track championships overall. And because they won the indoor women's title earlier this year, the Gators are the 15th women's program to sweep team titles.
Florida wins men's outdoor track and field national championship
Florida men's track and field won the 2022 outdoor national championship. The Gators reached 54 total points, with Texas next with 38 points. The championship for Florida marks the program's 5th outdoor title and 10th overall.
Florida's scoring was led by Joseph Fahnbulleh; he scored 20 individual points with his 100 and 200 meter titles.
Seven of nine entries scored for the Gators. Here's a breakdown of how the Gators accumulated 54 points:
- 100 meters | 14 points
- 200 meters | 10 points
- 400 meters | 12 points
- 4x100 meters | 8 points
- 4x400 meters | 10 points
🏆 Kentucky wins 4x400 meter relay
Kentucky won the 4x400 meter relay, finishing in 3:22.55. The Wildcats didn't reach the collegiate-record mark they set earlier this year, but they still finished almost a second before the rest of the field. Abby Steiner ran an impressive 48.92-second third leg as she became the only athlete to compete and medal in 4 events during this year's championships.
📊 Standings entering the final event
Florida leads 74-56 entering the final event. Mathematically, the Gators have clinched the title.
🏆 NC State's Katelyn Tuohy wins the 5000 meters title
NC State's Katelyn Tuohy wins the 5000 meters title, , finishing in 15:18.39 to become the third-fastest performer in championship meet history. Tuohy gives NC State back-to-back 5000-meter champions after Elly Henes won in 2021.
Also in the win, Florida's Parker Valby finished second with a personal-best time of 15:20.10, scoring eight points for the Gators to clinch the team title.
🏆 Florida's Anna Hall wins the heptathlon
Florida's Anna Hall wins the heptathlon, finishing with a final score of 6385. Hall finished with three first-place finishes, three personal bests and two season's bests. See the breakdown of Hall's performance below.
|100 Hurdles||13.15s (PB)||1102||3rd|
|High Jump||1.81m (SB)||991||1st|
|Shot Put||13.54m (PB)||763||3rd|
|200 Meters||23.13s (PB)||1066||1st|
Hall's score is the fourth-highest in championship meet history, just five points behind UCLA-legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee.
🏆 Florida's Jasmine Moore wins triple jump title
Florida's Jasmine Moore won the triple jump title, sweeping the long jump and triple jump across the indoor and outdoor seasons. Moore jumped 14.32 meters in the third round to become the second-best performer in championship meet history.
With the win, Moore becomes the first woman to win every conference and championship title — eight total — in horizontal jumps across a calendar year.
🏆 Arizona State's Jorinde Van Klinken wins the discus title
Arizona State's Jorinde Van Klinken won the discus title, finishing with a winning throw of 62.16 meters. Van Klinken repeats as discus champion with the win, becoming the first to do so since 2015.
🏆 Texas A&M's Lamara Distin wins high jump title.
Texas A&M's Lamara Distin won high jump title, finishing with a winning jump of 1.95 meters.
🏆 Kentucky's Abby Steiner wins the women's 200 meters title
Kentucky's Abby Steiner won the women's 200 meters title, finishing in 21.80 seconds, a new collegiate record. That time is the eighth-fastest in American history and makes her the world leader this year.
Steiner is now the collegiate record holder in both the indoor and outdoor championships.
🏆 Arkansas' Britton Wilson wins 400 meter hurdles title
Arkansas' Britton Wilson won the 400 meter hurdles title, finishing in 53.86 seconds. That time is the fifth-fastest in meet history.
🏆 Boise State's Kristie Schoffield wins 800 meter title
Boise State's Kristie Schoffield won the 800 meter title, finishing in 2:01.09, a lifetime-best. Schoffield ran 52.27 on her final lap in a race that came down to the final 100 meters.
🏆 Florida's Talitha Diggs wins 400 meter title
Florida's Talitha Diggs won 400 meter title, finishing in 49.99 seconds. Diggs sweeps the indoor and outdoor 400 meter title. Diggs ties the fifth-best performer in collegiate history.
🏆 Texas' Julien Alfred wins the 100 meters title
Texas' Julien Alfred won the 100 meters title , finishing in 11.02 seconds., completing an undefeated year. Only five thousandths of a second separated Alfred from Oregon's Kemba Nelson in second place. With the win, Alfred is the fifth Longhorn woman in program history to win the 100-meter title and the first since 2009.
🏆 LSU's Alia Armstong wins 100 hurdles title
LSU's Alia Armstong won the 100 hurdles title, finishing in 12.57 seconds.
🏆 BYU's Courtney Wayment wins 3000 meter steeplechase
BYU's Courtney Wayment won the 3000 meter steeplechase, finishing in 9:16.00. Wayment blew past the field, setting a new collegiate and championship record in the win. It's the fifth-fastest American time ever.