Megan Golden | June 5, 2017
EUGENE, Oreg. -- For the 26th straight season, the University of Notre Dame is headed to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The Irish will send five student-athletes to Eugene in search of the program’s first outdoor individual national title since Molly Seidel won the 10,000m in 2015.
WHAT: NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
WHEN: June 7-10, 2017
WHERE: University of Oregon’s Hayward Field (Eugene, Oregon)
NCAA Championship History
The Irish track and field team has traveled to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in 26 consecutive seasons. The women’s squad has made 24 straight appearances in the outdoor meet (1994-2017), while the men’s squad has qualified in 22 of the last 23 seasons (1995-2017).
Notre Dame has had more than one student-athlete qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships 41 times (18 seasons with two or more women; 37 seasons with two or more men).
The Irish men own 25 top-25 finishes and 16 top-15 performances. The team has finished in the top three overall on three different occasions (2nd, 1921; 2nd, 1944; 3rd, 1922). The women’s team owns three top-25 finishes (17th, 1999; 24, 2009; 25, 2003). Notre Dame owns 16 individual titles. The men own 12 individual titles, and the women own four.