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Track travels to Arizona for Pac-12 Multi-Events Championship

Sophomore Austin Albertin from Spokane Community College, left, and senior Christapherson Grant compete in the men 400-meter hurdles during the Cougar Invitational on April 27 at Mooberry Track. Grant finished first in the event with a time of 53.96.

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

WSU will compete in the Pac-12 Multi-Events Championships beginning this Saturday in Tucson, Arizona. The event will run both Saturday and Sunday. The first day of multi-events will begin at 5 p.m. with hurdles and will likely run well into the evening. Sunday will begin at 4 p.m. with different events...

Track and field fights through poor weather conditions at Cougar Invitational

Sophomore Matthew Watkins, left, and redshirt sophomore Zak Kindl compete in the men's 5,000 meter Saturday afternoon at Mooberry Track.

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2019

WSU track and field battled through wind, rain and hail to capture 24 event victories during the Cougar Invitational on Saturday at Mooberry Track. Wayne Phipps, director of track and field, said the team stepped up and competed even when conditions were not ideal. “The weather didn’t cooperate...

WSU track and field competes in two different meets

Redshirt junior Molly Scharmann clears the bar in the pole vault at the WSU Indoor Meet on Jan. 19 at the Indoor Practice Facility. Scharmann placed first in the event with a vault of 3.90 meters.

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

WSU’s track and field teams will wrap up their regular season over the weekend in Corvallis, Oregon and Pullman. Director of Track and Field Wayne Phipps said most of the athletes will compete in Pullman with the exception of four distance runners who will compete at the Oregon State High Perfor...

Track posts several top-five finishes Friday

Senior distance runner Devon Bortfeld competes in the women's 3000 meter steeplechase during the WSU-UW dual on April 28 at Mooberry Track.and Field Complex.

RYAN NGO, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2019

WSU track and field concluded the Beach Invitational at Long Beach State University with four athletes competing in the hammer throw. In the men’s hammer throw, senior Brock Eager finished in fourth place with a best of 71.90 meters out of his six attempts. Senior Amani Brown followed by placing...

WSU heads to Cali for three-meet week

WSU track and Field Director Wayne Phipps talks about the team’s strengths and challenges looking forward on March 9 at Mooberry Track.

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019

WSU track and field will travel down to the Los Angeles area to compete in multiple invitational meets this week. The week will include three different venues including the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa, California, the Mount SAC Relays in Torrance, California, and the Beach Invitational hosted ...

Track and field claims five event wins in Cheney

WSU track and Field Director Wayne Phipps talks about the team’s strengths and challenges looking forward on March 9 at Mooberry Track.

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2019

WSU track and field wrapped up the Pelluer Invitational in Cheney, Washington on Saturday with 19 top-10 finishes and five event victories. In the women’s 1,500-meter, sophomore Kiyena Beatty placed first with a time of 4:54.60. Freshman Geneva Schlepp followed in second at 4:57.57. WSU freshmen...

WSU track competes in Cheney starting Friday

WSU Track and Field Director Wayne Phipps talks about the team’s strengths and challenges looking forward on Tuesday morning at the WSU Mooberry Fields. Most of the athletes attending the invite are throwers.

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

WSU track and field will travel to Cheney, Washington, to compete in the Pelluer Invitational this Friday. The invitational will be two days long and will be hosted by Eastern Washington University. Track and Field Director Wayne Phipps said this meet will be important for the entire team. “T...

Cougs fall to rival Huskies in dual meet

Then-junior Christapherson Grant, left, and then-sophomore Nick Johnson prepare to jump over hurdles during the WSU-UW Dual meet on April 28, 2018 at Mooberry Track.

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2019

WSU track and field battled rival UW in a dual meet Saturday in Seattle and were unable to take down the Huskies. The UW women defeated the WSU women 108 points to 55 and the Huskies men beat the Cougars men 103 to 60 to secure the dual meet victory. Despite the loss, the Cougars picked up 11 event...

WSU track heads to Seattle for rivalry dual at UW

Senior high jumper Peyton Fredrickson attempts to clear the bar in the high jump. WSU will face UW in the WSU-UW dual meet in Seattle on Saturday.

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019

WSU track and field travels to the west side to compete against the University of Washington on Saturday in a dual meet at the Husky Outdoor Track. WSU and UW have competed many times this year, but this is the first outdoor meet the two teams will face off against each other. WSU track and fiel...

Athlete of the Week: Brock Eager

Redshirt senior Brock Eager finishes a turn in the hammer pit. He finished first in the hammer throw at the Mike Fanelli Track Classic last weekend.

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

April 2, 2019

Brock Eager recently won his hammer throw event with a personal best throw of 70.85 meters. The win continued Brock’s unbelievable string of dominance in throwing events. Outside of NCAA championship events, the redshirt senior has finished no worse than third in any event since April 23, 2018 whe...

WSU secures 22 top 5 finishes in California

Then-junior Christapherson Grant, left, and then-sophomore Nick Johnson prepare to jump over hurdles during the WSU-UW Dual meet on April 28, 2018 at Mooberry Track.

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2019

WSU track and field competed in a trio of track meets this weekend in California and maintained its strong start to the outdoor season. At the UCLA Legends Invitational in Los Angeles, the Cougars recorded a total of 22 top-five finishes and six event victories. Freshman Charisma Taylor led the...

Athlete of the Week: Lindsey Schauble

Senior heptathlon athlete Lindsey Schauble jumps into sand during an outdoor meet.

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

March 26, 2019

Lindsey Schauble had a meet to remember in Spokane last weekend. Schauble crushed the competition in the 100-meter hurdles, crossing the line with a time of 14.90, the best by a half-second. This was her first individual win this year, besting two second-place results earlier in the season. She ...

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