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Track and Field History

Feb 5, 2017

STANFORD, Calif. -- The Stanford track and field program dates back to 1893, in just the second spring of the University's existence, and 2022 marks its 127th season. 

Through 2021, Stanford's teams -- men's and women's indoor and outdoor track, and cross country -- have combined for 13 national team championships, 86 NCAA individual titles, and 942 All-America honors by 283 different athletes. 

Stanford's programs have won 61 conference team titles and 426 individual conference championships by 270 different athletes.

Stanford has produced 70 different track and field Olympians, including 21 different medalists and 10 gold-medal winners, including Tokyo 2020 women's discus champion Valarie Allman and 2016 women's pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi. In Tokyo, Stanford was represented by eight track and field alumni. 

Other notes: Two Stanford alumnae (Kori Carter of the U.S. in the 400 hurdles and Stefanidi of Greece) won titles at the 2017 World Outdoor Championships, and Allman is the American-record holder in the discus.
 
The following is a rundown of achievements, honors, and links illustrating Stanford's outstanding track and field tradition:
 

Men's NCAA Outdoor Championships (4)
1925, 1928, 1934, 2000
Men's NCAA Outdoor Runner-Up Finishes (8)
1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1950, 1963, 1998, 1999
Men's NCAA Indoor Runner-Up Finishes (3)
1998, 1999, 2000
Women's NCAA Indoor Runner-Up Finishes (2)
1992, 2006
Men's Outdoor Conference Championships (10)
Pacific-10 Conference (2)
2001, 2002
IC4A (4)
1927, 1928, 1929, 1934
Pacific Coast Conference (3)
1925, 1926, 1927
Western Conference (1)
1910
Women's Outdoor Conference Championships (3)
Pacific-10 Conference (1)
2005
Western Collegiate Athletic Association (2)
1983, 1984
Men's Indoor Conference Championships (3)
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (3)
1999, 2000, 2011
Women's Indoor Conference Championships (8)
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (8)
1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2012
Top-10 Lists
Men's Outdoor (PDF)
Women's Outdoor (PDF)
Men's Indoor (PDF)
Women's Indoor (PDF)
Men's Freshmen (PDF)
Women's Freshmen (PDF)
Records
Stanford Outdoor
Stanford Indoor
Stanford Freshmen
Cobb Track and Angell Field
Big Meet
Stanford Invitational
Payton Jordan Invitational
Cardinal Classic
National Championship History
Outdoor Team Results
Outdoor Individual Champions
Men's Outdoor Top 5 by Event
Women's Outdoor Top 5 by Event
Indoor Team Results
Indoor Individual Champions
Men's Indoor Top 5 by Event
Women's Indoor Top 5 by Event
Conference Championship History
Men's Outdoor Team Results
Women's Outdoor Team Results
Men's Outdoor Individual Champions
Women's Outdoor Individual Champions
Indoor Team Results
Men's Indoor Individual Champions
Women's Indoor Individual Champions
Results
2021 (PDF)
2020 (PDF)
2019 (PDF)
2018 (PDF)
2017 (PDF)
2016 (PDF)
2015 (PDF)
2014 (PDF)
2013 (PDF)
2012 (PDF)
2011 (PDF)
Honors
Men's All-Americans
Women's All-Americans
All-Time Register
Men
Women
International
Olympians
World Record Holders
Miscellaneous
All-Time Head Coaching List