From weight training to high hurdling, Danielle Aromashodu is FAU’s most accomplished track athlete.
I push through a pair of white metal doors and hear the sounds of weights clanging and rap music blaring in the Tom Oxley Weight Room. “Looking for Danielle?” head track coach Alex Smolka said, pointing to a specific area of the gym. “Over there, white headband.” I aimlessly glance around ... Read more »
FAU will be represented in the 2012 London Olympics. Manuel Huerta, a former cross-country scholarship athlete at FAU and now a triathlete, qualified for the Olympics after placing ninth at the ITU World Triathlon in San Diego earlier this month. Huerta is joined on the U.S. team by three-time Olympian... Read more »
Track and field may not get that much attention at FAU, according to players this season, but their coach continues to receive national respect. Head coach Alex Smolka has been selected to lead the U.S. for the second straight time at the World Maccabiah Games in Israel in the summer of 2013. ... Read more »
At FAU, women’s track is trailing the field of other sports when it comes to attention, according to the players and its coach. Its resources are limited. Despite having a track on-campus which it practices on, the team has no home track meets, which contributes to a minimal fan base and following, according to sophmore sprints... Read more »