The Trojans track & field crew took a victory lap after topping their cross-town rival UCLA on Sunday at USC.
USC student-athletes Anna Cockrell and Talanoa Hufanga played a key role in the hiring of new USC Athletic Director Mike Bohn.
Freshman sprinter Jan'Taijah Ford is from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. where she was a four-time state champion in the 400m. Ford has a personal best of 51.57 in the 400m and was named a 2019 high school All-American and the Florida Girls T&F Gatorade Athlete of the Year. We had a chance to catch up with her today.
The track at UCLA's Drake Stadium was formally dedicated Friday to alumnus and 1960 Olympic gold medalist Rafer Johnson and his wife, a fellow Bruin, Betsy.
Brian Herron is a freshman sprinter for the Trojans. He's from Decatur Georgia where he attended Lakeside High School. Herron ran on the U20 4x400m relay at the 2017 Pan American U20 championships in Peru. That relay team set a new world record. Herron is majoring in computer engineering.
The USC Track & Field program has added 18 newcomers to its 2020 track and field rosters, which includes the five signings announced during the original early signing period last December by USC Director of Track & Field Caryl Smith Gilbert. This talented group includes 15 freshmen and three transfers.