• Construction begins on Williams Fieldhouse Expansion
    October 18, 2017
    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville held groundbreaking ceremonies for the Williams Fieldhouse expansion project on Friday, Oct. 13 as part of the 2017 Homecoming celebration.
  • Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Receive All-Academic Honors
    August 23, 2017
    The UW-Platteville Men’s and Women’sTrack and Field teams were acknowledged by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as All-Academic Teams.
  • Ian LaMere set to compete at USATF National Championship
    June 22, 2017
    Thursday night, Ian LaMere will be among the nation's elite runners that will toe the line at the USATF Outdoor Track Championships.
  • NCAA Day 3: Two Illustrious Careers Come to an End
    May 27, 2017
    Ian LaMere and Amber Williams competed for the Pioneers for the final time. On the third and final day of the NCAA Championships, LaMere and Williams put on the Pioneer uniform one last time.
  • NCAA Championships: Day 2 Recap
    May 26, 2017
    Day two of the NCAA Championships began with the second day of the men’s decathlon.
  • LaMere and Williams Win National Titles!
    May 25, 2017
    On a rainy day one of the NCAA Championships, Ian LaMere began the day by becoming the first runner in Division III history to ever win the 10,000m race three years in a row. To end the day, Amber Williams won her first long jump national title.
  • LaMere and Williams Receive Honors on Eve of NCAA Championships
    May 25, 2017
    Ian LaMere and Amber Williams received Midwest Regional Athlete of the Year awards. Williams eaned the field honors while LaMere got the track honors.
  • Eight Pioneers Qualify to NCAA Championships
    May 23, 2017
    Five women and three men qualified to the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
  • Whaley Joins the 17-Meter Club
    May 18, 2017
    The Pioneers sent a small group to the UW-La Crosse Final Qualifier for a last chance to qualify to the NCAA Championships next weekend. Even though Kyle Whaley was set to qualify to to nationals he used the weekend to improve his national ranking.
  • LaMere skips award ceremony, breaks all-time WIAC 5k record instead.
    May 12, 2017
    At last night?s Wisconsin Sports Awards ceremony, held at Camp Randall Stadium and the UW Field House, Ian LaMere was awarded the Small College Athlete of the Year award. He wasn?t present to accept the award because he was competing at North Central?s Dr. Keeler Invite.
  • More Records Broken as Pioneers Win Five Events on WIAC Day 2
    May 06, 2017
    The UW-Platteville Track and Field teams took benefit of the home field advantage to step up and win five events on day two of the WIAC Championships. The Pioneer women alone took home titles in five events over the course of the weekend, the second highest total for any women’s team at the Championships.
  • Two Championship Records Broken on WIAC Day 1
    May 06, 2017
    Amber Williams and Ian LaMere both broke meet records on day one of the WIAC Championships.
  • May 03, 2017
  • End of Regular Season Riddled with Weather Woes
    April 29, 2017
    For the final week of the regular season, the track and field teams split their squad between the Drake Relays and the UW-whitewater Drake Alternative meet. Rain and unseasonably cold weather hampered the performances in both meets as a few athletes were able to persevere past the rough conditions.
  • Ian LaMere runs fastest 10,000m of the year while school records go down at Augie
    April 21, 2017
    Two school records went down over the weekend while the Pioneers competed at Augustana. Senior Heptathlete Megan Marotz finished day 1 of the Heptathlon with a school record in the 200m while teammate Rachel Beuthin broke the shot put record. Ian LaMere traveled to UW-LaCrosse to compete in the 10,000m and came away with the fastest time of the year.
  • Williams and Whaley Win at Ashton May Invite
    April 08, 2017
    The UW-Platteville track and field teams competed at the Ashton May Invitational hosted by UW-La Crosse on Saturday. The Pioneers came away with two event winners as Amber Williams took the long jump and Kyle Whaley bested the field in the shot put.
  • Pioneers Open Outdoor Season at Wash U
    March 31, 2017
    The Pioneer Track and Field teams opened the outdoor season at the Washington University Invite in St. Louis, Missouri. The two-day competition was highlighted by the Pioneer throwers winning both the men’s and women’s shot put.
  • Multiple All-American Honors Earned at NCAA Indoor Nationals
    March 11, 2017
    The UW-Platteville Track and Field teams competed at the NCAA Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday.
  • LaMere, Williams earn Top Regional Award.
    March 09, 2017
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) awarded Ian LaMere and Amber Williams Midwest Regional Athlete of the Year awards.
  • Eight Pioneers Earn All-Region Honors
    March 08, 2017
    The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association named eight Pioneers All-Region. To be named All-Region athletes needed to be ranked in the top-5 in an individual event or top-3 in a relay.
  • Ten Pioneers Qualify to NCAA Indoors
    March 06, 2017
    The UW-Platteville Track and Field teams will send 10 athletes to compete at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.
  • Whaley and Ehlen Highlight Final Qualifying Weekend.
    March 05, 2017
    Kyle Whaley headed into Saturday’s the final qualifying meet not ranked in the top-15 of shot putters that will get to compete in the NCAA Championships next weekend. Whaley wasn’t having it, he made sure he was going to participate in his third indoor national meet in a row. After qualifying to the finals in Saturday’s shot put, Whaley threw the mark that will get him there. Whaley tossed the shot 16.42m (53-10.5) to crack the top-15 into the No. 14 spot.
  • Williams awarded WIAC Field Performer of the Meet
    March 03, 2017
    Amber Williams was named 2017 WIAC Women's Field Performer of the Meet for the third year in a row. Williams becomes the first woman in WIAC history to win the award three straight yeras.
  • Hirsbrunner and Williams claim WIAC titles in record style.
    February 25, 2017
    Amber Williams continued to dominate the WIAC Championships. After winning the long jump on Friday, she returned on Saturday to win the triple jump and 60m hurdles. Williams won her third triple jump title with a WIAC Championship record of 12.33m (40-5.5). She came back soon after to win the 60m hurdles in a school record 8.96. Williams currently holds indoor school records in five different events.
  • Williams makes history during Day one of WIAC Championships
    February 24, 2017
    Amber Williams became the first woman in WIAC Championship history to win the long jump three years in a row. Once again Williams waited for her final attempt to jump her best mark. Knowing that she had already won the competition with a previous jump of 5.71m (18-9) she leapt to 5.85m (19-2.5) on her final attempt. Williams now moves to the third spot in the national rankings.
  • Pioneers shine in final regular season meet
    February 17, 2017
    Three women broke school records at Friday night’s Spartan Invitational hosted by University of Dubuque.
  • LaMere Runs Historic 5,000m
    February 11, 2017
    It’s been 23 years since a Division III runner has run a 5,000m race as fast as Ian LaMere did on Friday. LaMere competed in the second heat of invitational 5,000m race at the Iowa State Classic. He followed the pacer for the first 3,000m meters and took control of the race. LaMere lead the remainder of the race until the final meters to finish second with a time of 13:54.88, less than two seconds from the all-time best time of 13:53.17 set by Dan Mayer of North Central in 1994. The performance earned LaMere National Athlete of the Week recognition by the USTFCCCA (United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association).
  • School records fall at Wartburg meet
    February 04, 2017
    The UW-Platteville track and field team traveled to Waverly, Iowa to compete in the Wartburg Indoor Select Meet Friday and Saturday. The Pioneer men competed amongst six other teams including University of St. Thomas, Wartburg College, Central College, Simpson College, University of Dubuque, and UW-River Falls. The Pioneer women competed against those teams as well as UW-La Crosse, Winona State University, and Cornell College.
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