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Track and Field Claims Ten All-American Titles

Track and Field Claims Ten All-American Titles

Southern Oregon University men and women raiders flew home from the humid state of Gulf Shores, Alabama with a grand total of ten All-American titles–seven for the men’s track and field team and three for the women. However, despite the large number of All-Americans, multiple records being broken, and raider track and field history being […]

Raiders Experience Prosperity at Track Nationals

Raiders Experience Prosperity at Track Nationals

GULF SHORES, ALA.–It was a bountiful weekend for the Southern Oregon Track & Field program at the NAIA Outdoor Nationals, which saw nine Raiders take home All-Americans across six events and two Raiders being crowned national champions. The success began with sophomore Jessa Perkinson’s victory in the 10000m race on Thursday, which she won handedly […]

Track and Field Championship Day One: Perkinson Captures 10000m Crown

Track and Field Championship Day One: Perkinson Captures 10000m Crown

Today was the first day of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Joe Dotson, decathlon, was the first Raider to compete — after five events he sits in tenth place with 3218 points, and only 79 points back of 8th place (the cut-off for “All-American” status). Competing second for the […]

16 Raiders Set to Compete at Track Nationals

16 Raiders Set to Compete at Track Nationals

GULF SHORES, ALA.–This weekend, Southern Oregon Track &Field will send 16 Raiders to compete at the NAIA Outdoor National Championships across 11 events. Here’s who’s going. *Top eight finishers in each event earn “All-American” status* MEN –Tylor King / Shot Put: CCC champion in the shot put … Entered as #10 seed (54-2 ½’ feet) […]

Men’s Track Title Shows Why Every Point Counts

Men’s Track Title Shows Why Every Point Counts

HERMISTON, OR.– The Southern Oregon men’s Track and Field team are the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) champions for the third time in four seasons. Prior to last weekend’s CCC championships, SOU sprint coach Shannon Maas emphasized one particular message to the men’s team: “Every point counts. It doesn’t matter if you’re 1st or 8th, every […]

Freshman Shellmire Sizes Up Against CCC’s Best

Freshman Shellmire Sizes Up Against CCC’s Best

He’s always been the shortest kid in all of his races. He’s always been the “lil guy.” Well now the lil guy is the fastest sprinter in the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC), at the ripe age of 19. That lil guy is Southern Oregon true freshman Julius Shellmire, and he owns the fastest 100 meter […]

Perkinson Claims SOU Record At Raider Invite

Perkinson Claims SOU Record At Raider Invite

Battling a wildly inconsistent weekend of weather, the Southern Oregon Track and Field team got back into action after a week layoff from competition at the 2nd annual Raider Invitational. It was a bountiful weekend for the squad, with four national qualifying “A” marks hit and new school records established. The first school record came […]

Hixon Bounces Back At Chico State Twilight

Hixon Bounces Back At Chico State Twilight

One of the NAIA’s most talented middle-distance runners, Jared Hixon, is finding his rhythm on the track once again. After a rough opening to his season, Hixon used a powerful kick to take the win in the 1500m last night, with a time of 3:51.24 at the Chico State Twilight Meet. The win builds on […]

SOU Track Shines, Perkinson Sets School Record

SOU Track Shines, Perkinson Sets School Record

Southern Oregon sophomore stud Jessa Perkinson’s dominance on the cross country course has seemingly carried over to the track, by way of her record setting performance yesterday. Competing against talent from the NCAA at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival, Perkinson set a new Southern Oregon school record for the 10,000 meter race with a […]

SOU Women Make Track and Field History

SOU Women Make Track and Field History

Track and Field history was made last weekend at the NAIA Indoor Championships, as the Southern Oregon Women’s distance medley relay (DMR) team placed 5th in the final, with a time of 12:03.3. This was the best relay finish for a national meet women’s team in school history. The DMR consists of 4 legs: 400 meters, […]

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