Track & Field - Archives 2015-16
Former University of Maryland track and field student-athlete Florent "Flo" Groberg received the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at a ceremony the White House Thursday morning.
Former University of Maryland track and field student-athlete Florent "Flo" Groberg will receive the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House Wednesday.
Florent Groberg will receive the highest military honor next month when President Obama presents him with the Medal of Honor for his service in Afghanistan. Captain Groberg is an esteemed track and field alumnus, who competed for the terrapin program from 2003-2006.
The "Bird's Nest" stadium will host over 200 countries starting on August 22nd when the gun goes off for the IAAF World Championships. As the meet gets underway, Coach Siebert shared some of her reflections on the start of competition.
I'd like to introduce myself - I'm on of your women's cross country seniors, and a multiplatform journalism major at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism. I've worked at USA TODAY and The Arizona Republic, and this year, I'm giving you an inside look at Terps cross country and track.
When training for a major championship, preparation is the key to success. At the IAAF World Championships in Beijing this August, assistant coach Danielle Siebert will serve as an event manager for Team USA, while assistant coach Samyr Laine will compete for Haiti in the triple jump.
Maryland assistant coach Samyr Laine and former student-athlete Thea LaFond will compete in the 2015 Pan American Games this week in Toronto.
This summer, the Maryland track and field program will see action across the globe. Under the direction of head coach Andrew Valmon, participation in international competition has become of staple of the Maryland track program.