The Daily Evergreen

Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

Charisma Taylor stands out as Cougs win 10 events in Albuquerque

Senior+Keelan+Halligan+clears+the+bar+in+the+high+jump+at+the+WSU+Indoor+on+Jan.+19+at+the+Indoor+Practice+Facility.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

Senior Keelan Halligan clears the bar in the high jump at the WSU Indoor on Jan. 19 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

Senior Keelan Halligan clears the bar in the high jump at the WSU Indoor on Jan. 19 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

ABBY LINNENKOHL | DAILY EVERGREEN FILE

Senior Keelan Halligan clears the bar in the high jump at the WSU Indoor on Jan. 19 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

ABBY LINNENKOHL | DAILY EVERGREEN FILE

ABBY LINNENKOHL | DAILY EVERGREEN FILE

Senior Keelan Halligan clears the bar in the high jump at the WSU Indoor on Jan. 19 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






WSU track and field split its team to compete in the UW Invitational in Seattle and the New Mexico Team Invitational in Albuquerque last weekend.

The Cougars dominated in New Mexico, claiming 10 event victories.

On the women’s side, senior Regyn Gaffney earned first place in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.55 seconds. Junior Jordyn Tucker finished right behind her in second.

Freshman Charisma Taylor continued her early season dominance as she won the women’s long jump and triple jump, posting personal records in both events. Her mark in the triple jump was a WSU indoor record and her distance in the long jump was ninth-best all-time in program history.

Sophomore Emily Coombs took home a victory in the women’s pole vault with a personal record of 6.03 meters and senior Chrisshnay Brown claimed the women’s shot put.

On the men’s side, junior Emmanuel Wells Jr. sprinted to a win in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.67 seconds and sophomore Jake Ulrich captured the 400-meter title with the 11th best time in the nation.

Ulrich was also a part of the 4×400-meter relay team that took first at the event. Senior Christapherson Grant, freshman Noah Wallace and junior Corey Allen were on the relay team as well.

In the men’s 60-meter hurdles, junior Sam Brixey soared to a victory with a personal record time of 7.84 seconds.

Senior Peyton Fredrickson leaped to an event win in the men’s high jump to cap an impressive showing for WSU.

In Seattle, the Cougars claimed several personal records and freshman Emma Jenkins set a new freshman indoor record in the women’s 3,000-meter.

The Cougars return home to compete in the Cougar Indoor this Friday and Saturday at the Indoor Practice Facility.

About the Writer
SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

Sigmund Seroka is a junior broadcast journalism major from Prosser, Wash., he is left handed.

Leave a Comment

Comments are closed.

Navigate Left
  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    Several Cougs shine at Last Chance College Elite

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    Cougars compete in Last Chance Collegiate

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    Wells sets new school record in 60-meter dash

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    WSU competes in two meets starting Friday

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    Athlete of the Week: Emmanuel Wells Jr.

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    Track shatters record books in Cougar Indoor

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    Track and field hosts second indoor meet of year

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    Athlete of the Week: Charisma Taylor

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    Cougars compete in two meets over weekend

  • Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

    Co Ed

    WSU spirit squads makes finals for second year in a row

Navigate Right

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Every student. Every story. Every day.
Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico