UNO track and field has three athletes who call Jamaica home

Lianne McNaughton, Kathie-Lee Laidley and Denneil Shaw all took their love for track to the next level when they left their home country of Jamaica to come to an unknown place called Nebraska.
"I didn't know where (Nebraska) was when I landed," McNaughton said. "I found out after where I was when I was there."
Shaw and Laidley, both junior jumpers on the team, knew each other before coming to UNO from St. Andrew High School for Girls in Portmore, Jamaica, near the capital city of Kingston. Senior thrower Lianne McNaughton attended Campion College High School in Kingston before coming to UNO.
All three are major contributors to a team that looks to be one of the strongest in The Summit League.
 


Track sets personal bests at Bobby Lane Invite

A week after the UNO women's track and field team began the spring schedule at the Tulsa Duals, the Mavs achieved more success at the Bobby Lane Invitational at Texas-Arlington.  UNO set three personal bests and had two athletes finish highly after competing in events for the first time in their careers.


Mavs surprise themselves, qualify for nationals

The UNO track and field team returned from a Friday meet in Lincoln, Neb., freshly qualified for the NCAA Division II indoor track and field championship in the 4 x 400 meter relay.


Track and field ranked fifth in preseason poll

The Omaha track and field team has been selected to finish fifth in the Summit League preseason coaches’ poll. In last year’s indoor season championship,...

This week in sports: Omaha track and field begins indoor season

The Maverick track and field team opened its indoor season over the weekend at the K-State Winter Invitational. Junior Amanda Conlin led Omaha in...