Where the 2024 USA Olympic track and field team went to college (2024)

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There were over 100 former NCAA athletes from over 60 schools to make the 2024 US track and field Olympic roster.Here's where all of Team USA track and field went to college.

Colleges with the most US Olympians

Total Olympians
No. of OlympiansSchool
7Florida
6Southern California (USC), Stanford
5Arkansas, Kentucky
4BYU, Texas A&M
3Ole Miss
2Ashland, Georgia, Harvard, LSU,
Michigan State, Missouri, Northern Arizona (NAU),
Oregon, Penn, Texas, Texas Tech
143 schools:
Alabama, Binghamton, Boise State, Cincinnati,
Coastal Carolina, Colorado,
Cornell, Eastern Michigan, FDU, Florida State,
Indiana State, Iowa, Kansas,
Kennesaw State, Louisville,
Miami (FL), Minnesota, Mississippi State,
Monmouth, New Mexico, New Hampshire,
North Dakota State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma,
Oklahoma State, Penn State, Portland, Roberts Wesleyan,
South Carolina, South Dakota, Southern Illinois,
Syracuse, Texas A&M-Commerce,
UCLA, Utah State, Vanderbilt, Virginia,
Washington State, Wisconsin
Women's Olympians
No. of OlympiansSchool
5Florida
4Southern California (USC)
3Arkansas, Kentucky, Stanford
2BYU, Georgia, Missouri,
Ole Miss, Texas Tech
127 schools:
Ashland, Binghamton, Boise State,
Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina, Colorado,
Harvard, Indiana State, Iowa, Louisville,
LSU, Michigan State, Monmouth, New Mexico,
New Hampshire, Oklahoma State,
Oregon, Penn, Roberts Wesleyan,
Southern Illinois, Texas, Texas A&M,
Utah State, Vanderbilt, Virginia
Men's Olympians
No. of OlympiansSchool
3Stanford, Texas A&M
2Arkansas, BYU, Florida, Kentucky,
Northern Arizona (NAU), Southern California (USC)
132 schools:
Alabama,Ashland, Cornell,
Eastern Michigan, FDU, Florida State, Harvard,
Kansas, Kennesaw State, LSU, Miami (FL),
Michigan State, Minnesota, Mississippi State,
North Dakota State, Notre Dame,
Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Oregon, Penn, Penn State,
Portland, South Carolina, South Dakota, Syracuse,
Texas, Texas A&M-Commerce, UCLA,
Washington State, Wisconsin

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Rosters

Rosters list top three finishers after US trials and do not include athletes that may be selected for the relay pool. Rosters as of 6/30/24.

Athletes are listed with the school the competed at most recently, regardless of any transfers.

TEAM USA WOMEN'S SQUAD
EventAthleteCollege
100 metersSha'Carri RichardsonLSU
100 metersMelissa JeffersonCoastal Carolina
100 metersTwanisha TerrySouthern California (USC)
400 metersKendall EllisSouthern California (USC)
400 metersAaliyah Butler*Georgia
400 metersAlexis HolmesKentucky
800 metersNia AkinsPenn
800 metersAllie WilsonMonmouth
800 metersJuliette Whittaker*Stanford
5000 metersElle St. PierreNew Hampshire
5000 metersElise CrannyStanford
5000 metersKarissa SchweizerMissouri
5000 metersWhittni MorganBYU
High JumpRachel Glenn*Arkansas
Triple JumpJasmine Moore+Florida
Triple JumpKeturah Orji+Georgia
Triple JumpTori Franklin+Michigan State
HammerAnnette EchikunwokeCincinnati
HammerDeAnna PriceSouthern Illinois
HammerErin Reese+Indiana State
HeptathlonAnna HallFlorida
HeptathlonChari HawkinsUtah State
HeptathlonTaliyah BrooksArkansas
DiscusValarie AllmanStanford
DiscusJayden Ulrich*+Louisville
DiscusVeronica Fraley*Vanderbilt
3000m SteeplechaseValerie ConstienColorado
3000m SteeplechaseCourtney WaymentBYU
3000m SteeplechaseMarisa HowardBoise State
Long jumpTara Davis-WoodhallTexas
Long jumpJasmine MooreFlorida
Long jumpMonae' NicholsTexas Tech
200 metersGabby ThomasHarvard
200 metersBrittany BrownIowa
200 metersMcKenzie Long*Ole Miss
Shot putChase JacksonOklahoma State
Shot putRaven SaundersOle Miss
Shot putJaida RossOregon
10,000 metersWeini KelatiNew Mexico
10,000 metersParker Valby*+Florida
10,000 metersKarissa Schweizer+Missouri
Pole VaultBridget WilliamsVirginia
Pole VaultKatie MoonAshland
Pole VaultBrynn King*Roberts Wesleyan
JavelinMaggie Malone HardinTexas A&M
100 meter hurdlesMasai RussellKentucky
100 meter hurdlesAlaysha JohnsonTexas Tech
100 meter hurdlesGrace StarkFlorida
1500 metersNikki HiltzArkansas
1500 metersEmily MackayBinghamton
1500 metersElle St. PierreNew Hampshire
400 meter hurdlesSydney McLaughlin-LevroneKentucky
400 meter hurdlesAnna co*ckrellSouthern California (USC)
400 meter hurdlesJasmine JonesSouthern California (USC)

*Participated in college during 2023-2024 academic year
+Athlete did not have Olympic Standard and qualified via World Athletics Ranking

Notes

  • Elle St. Pierre (New Hampshire) scratched from the 5000 meters, allowing Whittni Morgan, who finished fifth at UStrials, to replace her. Parker Valby, who finished fourth in the 5K, opted for the 10K instead.
  • Kara Winger (Purdue) andMadison Wiltrout (North Carolina) finished in the top-three in the Javelin at US trials, but didn't meet the Olympic Standard or have the World Athletics Rankings.
  • Charity Hufnagel (Kentucky)wonthe High Jumpat US trials, but didn't meet the Olympic Standard or have the World Athletics Ranking.
  • Relay Pool (not counted in the overall numbers)
    • Kaylyn Brown | Arkansas
    • Quanera Hayes | Livingstone College
    • Aleia Hobbs | LSU
    • Shamier Little | Texas A&M
    • Isabella Whittaker | Penn
TEAM USA MEN'S SQUAD
EventAthleteCollege
100 metersFred KerleyTexas A&M
400 metersQuincy HallSouth Carolina
400 metersMichael NormanSouthern California (USC)
400 metersChris BaileyArkansas
1500 metersCole HockerOregon
1500 metersYared NuguseNotre Dame
10,000 metersGrant FisherStanford
10,000 metersWoody KincaidPortland
10,000 metersNico Young*Northern Arizona (NAU)
3000m SteeplechaseKenneth Rooks+BYU
3000m SteeplechaseMatthewWilkinson+Minnesota
3000m SteeplechaseJames Corrigan*+BYU
Pole VaultSam KendricksOle Miss
Pole VaultChris NilsenSouth Dakota
Pole VaultJacob WootenTexas A&M
Long JumpJeremiah Davis*+Florida State
Long JumpMalcolm Clemons*+Florida
Long JumpJarrion Lawson*+Arkansas
Shot putRyan CrouserTexas
Shot putJoe KovacsPenn State
Shot putPayton OtterdahlNorth Dakota State
JavelinCurtis Thompson+Mississippi State
JavelinCapers Williamson+The Citadel
JavelinDonavon Banks+McNeese
DecathlonHeath Baldwin*Michigan State
DecathlonZach ZiemekWisconsin
DecathlonHarrison WilliamsStanford
110 meter hurdlesGrant HollowayFlorida
110 meter hurdlesFreddie CrittendenSyracuse
110 meter hurdlesDaniel RobertsKentucky
DiscusAndrew EvansKentucky
DiscusSam Mattis+Penn
DiscusJoseph BrownTexas A&M-Commerce
HammerDaniel HaughKennesaw State
HammerRudy WinklerCornell
HammerJustin StaffordUCLA
High JumpShelby McEwenAlabama
High JumpJuVaughn HarrisonLSU
High JumpVernon TurnerOklahoma
Triple JumpSalif Mane*FDU
Triple JumpRussell Robinson*+Miami (FL)
Triple JumpDonald ScottEastern Michigan
5000 metersGrant FisherStanford
5000 metersAbdihamid NurNorthern Arizona (NAU)
5000 metersGraham Blanks*Harvard
800 metersBryce HoppelKansas
800 metersBrandon MillerTexas A&M
400 meter hurdlesRai BenjaminSouthern California (USC)
400 meter hurdlesCJ AllenWashington State
400 meter hurdlesTrevor BassittAshland

*Participated in college during 2023-2024 academic year
+Athlete did not have Olympic Standard and qualified via World Athletics Ranking

Notes

  • Parker Wolfe (North Carolina)finished third inthe 5000 meters at US trials, but didn't meet the Olympic Standard or have the World Athletics Ranking,allowing Graham Blanks, who finished fourthat US trials, to replace him.
  • Caleb Snowden (Arkansas-Pine Bluff) andTyus Wilson (Nebraska) finished in the top-three in the High Jump at US trials, but didn't meet the Olympic Standard or have the World Athletics Rankings, allowing JuVaughn Harrison and Vernon Turner, who finished fourth and 13th at US trials, to replace him.
  • Capers Williamson (The Citadel) and Donavon Banks (McNeese) finished in the top-three in the Javelin at US trials, but didn't meet the Olympic Standard or have the World Athletics Rankings.
  • Relay Pool (not counted in the overall numbers)
    • Christian Coleman | Tennessee
    • Bryce Deadmon | Texas A&M
    • Kyree King | Oregon
    • Courtney Lindsey | Texas Tech
    • Vernon Norwood | LSU

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