The Alabama track and field team finished its 2014 campaign in June after capturing two individual national titles. The men’s team finished 15th nationally while the women’s team finished 18th. In the indoor season, the men’s and women’s teams finished sixth and 19th, respectively. The Crimson White caught up with head coach Dan Waters who is starting his fourth season at the helm.
For Alabama track and field athlete Remona Burchell, 2014 was a record-breaking year. The junior sprinter took home a championship title during both the indoor and outdoor seasons, shattered records with her times in the 100-meter sprints and has racked up numerous “Alabama’s first” titles.
Nineteen University of Alabama athletes traveled to Eugene, Oregon, on Sunday, where they will compete for the Crimson Tide in the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.Hosted by the University of Oregon, the championships will begin Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Only a few athletes make it to the Olympic Trials and even fewer are able to punch a ticket to the Olympic games.