2015-16 UW-Platteville Track and Field News

  • Track and Field recognized for All-Academic Honors by USTFCCCA
    September 15, 2016
    For the second straight year, the women's team along with five individuals of the UW-Platteville Track and Field teams were acknowledged by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in the organization's 2016 NCAA Division III All-Academic Honors.
  • Laufenberg joins Cross Country/Track and Field Staff
    September 05, 2016
    Patti Laufenberg has been announced as the newest addition to the track and field/Cross Country coaching staff.
  • LaMere Doubles as National Champ, Men finish 4th
    May 28, 2016
    The men’s track and field earned a trophy with a fourth place finish at the NCAA Championships. Saturday, the third and final day of the championships, brought the most points for the Pioneers.
  • Day 2 Recap: NCAA Championships
    May 27, 2016
    Two Pioneers advanced to finals during Friday’s preliminaries.
  • Ian LaMere Repeats as 10,000m National Champion
    May 26, 2016
    Ian LaMere won his second consecutive 10,000m national title during day one of the NCAA Championships.
  • 15 Pioneers set to compete at NCAA Championships
    May 25, 2016
    The UW-Platteville Pioneers are sending the largest contingency in program history to the NCAA Championships. The No. 4 ranked men are sending 11 competitors while the No. 21 ranked women are sending four.
  • LaMere, Williams, and Young earn top Regional Honors
    May 25, 2016
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) awarded Ian LaMere and Amber Williams Midwest Regional Athlete of the Year awards while Coach Andres Young earned the Midwest Regional Assistant Coach of the Year award.
  • Seven Pioneers Named All-Region
    May 24, 2016
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) awarded seven Pioneers with All-Region honors on Monday. To be named All-Region, an athlete must either be ranked in the top-5 of an individual event in the region.
  • Relays Light Up The Track at Final Qualifier
    May 19, 2016
    Thursday was the final day of qualifying for the NCAA Championships and the relays step up to the plate to punch their tickets into the national meet. The top-15 relay times qualify to the NCAA Championships and going into the UW-La Crosse Final Qualifier none of the Pioneer relays had a guaranteed spot at the national meet.
  • Williams and Arnold Win Multiple Awards
    May 18, 2016
    Amber Williams was named WIAC Field Performer of the Meet for her performance at the WIAC Championships. Williams broke the 100m hurdle and triple jump school records with her fourth and second place finishes respectively. Williams also won the long jump, finished second in the high jump and led off the 4x400 meter relay to a 3rd place finish.
  • Pioneers set records in Day 2 of WIAC Championships
    May 07, 2016
    The Pioneer men scored a program record 116 points at this year’s WIAC Championships. The men finished fourth behind UW-La Crosse’s 201 points, host UW-Whitewater’s 141.5 points and UW-Oshkosh’s 130 points. The Pioneer women scored a better than expected 62.66, the second highest score for the women’s program in the past 10 years. The women finished seventh overall ahead of UW-River Falls’ 11.5 points. UW-La Crosse took the team title with 238 points.
  • UW-Platteville Men lead after day 1 of WIAC Championships
    May 06, 2016
    Records fall as multiple Champions were crowned on Day 1 of the WIAC Championships. The No. 6 nationally ranked men finished the day leading with 51 points, ahead of No. 4 ranked La Crosse’s 45.5 points.
  • School Record Falls at Augustana Meet of Champions
    April 22, 2016
    The Pioneers came away with multiple champions and a new school record during the Augustana Meet of Champions on Friday and Saturday.
  • Multiple Records Fall at Home Invite
    April 16, 2016
    Multiple records fell during the UW-Platteville Invitational, one of the most competitive Division 3 meets in the country. The non-scored two-day invite included six top-10 nationally ranked men’s teams; No. 1 UW-La Crosse, No. 2 UW-Whitewater, No. 3 UW-Eau Claire, No. 8 UW-Steven Point, No. 9 UW-Oshkosh, and No. 10 UW-Platteville. On the women’s side, six top-20 nationally ranked teams participated; No. 1 UW-La Crosse, No. 7 UW-Eau Claire, No. 11 UW-Oshkosh, No. 14 UW-Platteville, No. 15 UW-Stevens Point, and No. 17 UW-Stout.
  • Track and Field teams come away with wins at Ashton May Invite
    April 09, 2016
    The UW-Platteville Track and Field teams competed at the Ashton May Invitational on Saturday at UW-La Crosse. The 16 team invitational was held on a sunny but chilly day that saw temperatures stay in the 30s for most of the competition. The women came away with an 8th place finish while the men finished 3rd. Host UW-La Crosse won the women’s competition while Augustana pulled away with the men’s top spot.
  • LaMere breaks DIII 10K Record in 28:38!
    April 01, 2016
    Ian LaMere proves to be one of the greatest distance runners in Division III history.
  • Williams Wins Triple Jump National Championship
    March 12, 2016
    Amber Williams won the triple jump at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships.
  • Two Pioneers earn All-American honors in day 1 of NCAA Championships
    March 11, 2016
    Two school record were broken and two all-american honors were awarded to the Pioneers on the first day of the NCAA Indoor Track Championships.
  • Five Pioneers qualify to DIII Nationals
    March 09, 2016
    Five Pioneers have qualified for this weekend’s Division 3 Indoor Track and Field Championships.
  • Williams awarded WIAC Field Performer of the Meet
    March 08, 2016
    Amber Williams was named 2016 WIAC Women’s Field Performer of the Meet for the second year in a row.
  • Pioneers end regular season with big marks
    March 04, 2016
    Two Pioneers were able to improve their marks and national standings at the UW-Platteville Final Qualifying meet Friday.
  • WIAC Record and Wins Highlight Day 2 of WIAC Championships
    February 27, 2016
    The men’s and women’s Track and Field teams competed in day two of competition at the WIAC Indoor Championship on Saturday.
  • Three Winners Highlight Day One of WIAC Championships
    February 26, 2016
    Matt Dwyer, Amber Williams, and Sam Poser highlighted day one of the WIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships with individual wins.
  • Williams and Dwyer break school records at Spartan Invitational
    February 19, 2016
    Two school records fell at the Spartan Invitational on Friday night. The University of Dubuque hosted meet saw Amber Williams break her own school record in the triple jump and Matt Dwyer break the two year old pole vault record.
  • Records fall at UW-Platteville Invite
    February 13, 2016
    The Track and Field teams hosted the UW-Platteville Invitational on Saturday which saw multiple facility records fall along with one school record for the Pioneers.
  • 4x400 Relay Runs Impressive Finale
    February 06, 2016
    National marks highlighted the UW-Platteville track and field team’s performance at the Wartburg Select meet on Saturday.
  • Williams breaks Pentathlon School Record
    February 05, 2016
    Four track and field women competed at the Wartburg Select Pentathlon on Friday. Amber Williams claimed the win and school record in her debut multi eventer. The pentathlon is contested in one day over five different events.
  • Freshmen Shine at UW-Platteville home meet.
    January 30, 2016
    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville track and field teams competed in their second home meet of their season Saturday. The Pioneers claimed the title in eight men’s events and two women’s event with freshmen being involved in four of those ten wins.
  • Arnold and Williams Shine at UW-Eau Claire Triangular
    January 23, 2016
    The nationally ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville track and field teams continued their season at the UW-Eau Claire Triangular Saturday.
  • Nationally ranked Track and Field teams win season opener
    January 16, 2016
    The nationally ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville track and field teams began their season winning the UW-Platteville Open on Saturday.