1/21/2018 5:41pm

Runners compete in the women's hurdles event during the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup on Jan. 13 in Eddie Smith Field House.

UNC track and field has strong individual performances, mixed results at Notre Dame Invitational

The North Carolina track and field teams headed to South Bend on Saturday to compete in the Notre Dame Invitational. The women placed second out of seven schools with 86 points and the men placed fifth out of six schools with 71 points. Heptathlete Will Eskew and high jumpers Nicole Green and Draven Crist also had strong performances at the Clemson Invitational over the weekend. 

5/17/2017 7:50pm

Kenny Selmon runs the fourth-fastest 400-meter hurdle time in the world this year at ACC Championships

Kenny Selmon is a junior hurdler for the North Carolina track and field team who won his first ACC championship over the weekend in Atlanta, Ga. His 48.76 in the 400-meter hurdles is an NCAA No. 1 mark and ranks No. 2 in the United States and No. 4 in the world this season. Selmon spoke with staff writer James Tatter about the significance of his title, the nerves of running in front of his hometown crowd, his future ambitions in the event and his text to UNC 400-meter hurdles record-holder Ken Harnden after his race.

2/27/2017 1:54pm

North Carolina track and field teams compete at ACC Indoor Championships

The North Carolina men's and women's track and field teams competed at the ACC Indoor Championships in South Bend, Ind. this past weekend. The Tar Heels peaked at the right time, posted a myriad of season bests and finished the ACC Championships with 11 individual All-ACC honorees and one team All-ACC distinction for the men's 4x400 relay. Both the men and women also finished in the top ten of the ACC leaderboard in team scores.