Matt Jones is the online sports editor for the Arkansas-Democrat-Gazette and Northwest Arkansas Newspapers.
Bucknam, Harter named SEC indoor coaches of the year
Arkansas men's track and field coach Chris Bucknam celebrates after winning the conference title Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.
Arkansas' Chris Bucknam and Lance Harter were named indoor coaches of the year Friday by the Southeastern Conference.
The coach of the year award was the seventh for Bucknam in cross country and track & field in his five years coaching the men at Arkansas, including fourth for indoor. He was also named the cross country coach of the year last fall.
The Razorbacks won the SEC Indoor Championships last Sunday in Fayetteville. It was the program's 94th overall conference title and 31st indoor.
Harter won his fourth indoor coach of the year honor as well from the SEC after leading Arkansas to its first indoor title since 2003. Harter has won 20 conference titles in cross country and track & field while with the Razorbacks.
Arkansas will host the NCAA Indoor Championships on March 8-9 at Randal Tyson Track Center.