Last Updated 11:53 PM, March 13, 2021

Arkansas women, Oregon men win 2021 DI indoor track and field championships

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Oregon captures the 2021 DI men's indoor track and field championship
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1:58 am, March 14, 2021

Oregon, Arkansas have big weekends at the 2021 men’s and women’s indoor track and field championships

Kemba Nelson set a collegiate record in the women's 60M

The 2021 DI men’s and women’s indoor track and field championships have come to a close. Let’s take a look at the most notable things that happened over the three days. 

  • Oregon put up crazy numbers in the men’s championship, going on to win the team title with 79 points — the second-most points in meet history. 
  • Arkansas went on to win the women’s team title with 68 points. It’s the Razorbacks' second consecutive team title. 
  • Oregon's Charlie Hunter won the men’s 800M by a hundredth of a second. Watch it here
  • Oregon's Kemba Nelson set a collegiate record in the women’s 60M with a time of 7.05.
  • Tyra Gittens of Texas A&M won the pentathlon with 4,746 points, setting a collegiate record. She was one of the weekend’s standouts. 
  • Karel Tilga of Georgia won the heptathlon with 6,264 points.
  • JuVaughn Harrison of LSU became the first man ever in NCAA indoor track & field history to sweep the long jump and high jump at the same meet. Watch his historic long jump here

SEE FULL RESULTS: Team Results | Men’s Results | Women’s Results

1:52 am, March 14, 2021

Arkansas wins women’s indoor team title

Arkansas wins the women's indoor team title

Arkansas impressed at home even without ever coming in first place, winning the women’s team title with a total of 68 points. The Razorbacks still scored in 10 of the 11 events Saturday. 

Here’s the events the Razorbacks placed in the top 3 in: 

  • 1 mile 
  • 60M hurdles 
  • 800M 
  • 3000M 
  • DMR 

This is the second consecutive team indoor track and field title won by the Arkansas women's crew. 

1:40 am, March 14, 2021

Texas A&M wins women's 4x400M relay

Texas A&M wins the women's 4x400M relay

Texas A&M wrapped up the women's 4x400 relay Saturday night with a win at 3:26.68.

USC finished in second place at 3:27.91. Arkansas placed third at 3:28.07. 

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1:13 am, March 14, 2021

BYU's Courtney Wayment wins women's 3000M

Courtney Wayment wins women's 3000M

Courtney Wayment of BYU won the women's 3000M with a time of 9:01.47. 

Lauren Gregory of Arkansas came in second at 9:01.67. Joyce Kimeli of Auburn followed with a time of 9:02.79. 

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12:55 am, March 14, 2021

Kentucky's Abby Steiner wins women's 200M

Abby Steiner wins women's 200M

Abby Steiner of Kentucky tied a collegiate record with her time of 22.38 in the women's 200M. That was more than enough for first place.

Alabama's Tamara Clark placed second at 22.45 and Kynnedy Flannel of Texas finished third at 22.64. 

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12:47 am, March 14, 2021

Baylor's Aaliyah Miller wins women's 800M

Aaliyah Miller won the women's 800M

Aaliyah Miller of Baylor won the women's 800M at 2:00.69.

Clemson's Laurie Barton finished second at 2:01.21 while third place went to Shafiqua Maloney of Arkansas at 2:01.22. 

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12:32 am, March 14, 2021

Ackera Nugent of Baylor wins women's 60M hurdles

Ackera Nugent wins the women's 60M hurdles

Baylor's Ackera Nugent won the women's 60M hurdles Saturday night, coming away with a time of 7.92.

The race saw second place go to Daszay Freeman of Arkansas at 7.99 and Chanel Brissett of Texas in third place at 8.01. 

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12:27 am, March 14, 2021

Kaelin Roberts of USC wins women's 400M

Kaelin Roberts wins the women's 400M

USC's Kaelin Roberts won the women's 400M with a time of 50.84.

Athing Mu of Texas A&M, who tried to pass Roberts late in the race, placed second at 51.03 while Talitha Diggs of Florida finished third at 51.26. 

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12:19 am, March 14, 2021

Oregon's Kemba Nelson wins women's 60M

Oregon's Kemba Nelson set a collegiate record with her performance in the women's 60M. The junior won the event in a time of 7.05.

Twanisha Terry of USC placed second at 7.14 while Norfolk State's Kiara Grant finished third at 7.16. 

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12:13 am, March 14, 2021

Ruth Usoro of Texas Tech wins the women's triple jump

Texas Tech's Ruth Usoro won the women's triple jump at 14.27M.

Deborah Acquah of Texas A&M placed right behind Usoro in second also at 14.27M. Florida State's Ruta Lasmane placed third at 14.15M. 

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12:07 am, March 14, 2021

Sage Hurta of Colorado wins the women's 1 mile

Colorado's Sage Hurta took home first place in the women's 1 mile Saturday with a time of 4:30.58. 

Krissy Gear of Arkansas placed second at 4:32.37. Kennedy Thomson, her teammate, finished third at 4:33.95. 

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9:42 pm, March 13, 2021

Oregon wins men's indoor team title with impressive performance

Oregon wins men's team title

Oregon had a men's championship to remember, finishing with 79 points and running away with the title.

Here's all the events the Ducks won: 

  • Cole Hocker in the 3000M 
  • Charlie Hunter in the 800M 
  • Micah Williams in the 60M 
  • Cole Hocker in the 1 mile 
  • Emmanuel Ihemeje in the triple jump 
  • DMR 

It's the fifth indoor team title for Oregon and fourth under head coach Robert Johnson. 

9:36 pm, March 13, 2021

North Carolina A&T wins men's 4x400M relay

North Carolina A&T wins men's 4x400 relay

North Carolina A&T won the men's 4x400M relay with a time of 3:03.16.

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Kentucky came in second (3:03.61) and Tennessee finished third (3:04.10). 

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9:28 pm, March 13, 2021

Baylor's KC Lightfoot wins men's pole vault

KC Lightfoot wins men's pole vault

KC Lightfoot placed No. 1 in men's pole vault at 5.93M.

BYU's Zach McWhorter finished second at 5.80M and Kansas' Zach Bradford came in third at 5.70M. 

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9:20 pm, March 13, 2021

Cole Hocker wins men's 3000M to clinch team title for Oregon

Oregon continued its dominance Saturday, with Cole Hocker (7:46.15) and Cooper Teare (7:46.23) coming in first and second in the men's 3000M. 

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Mario Garcia Romo of Ole Miss placed third at 7:48.59. 

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