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Travis Pickett hopes to throw himself into record books

Travis Pickett hopes to throw himself into record books

Beau Baily | Evergreen track and field reporter

May 2, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports

There is always a little extra incentive to perform when something purple is spotted in Pullman, and this weekend that incentive spreads to the Cougar track & field team as Washington comes to town.Sophomore hammer thrower Travis Pickett has been waiting a long time for this meet.“It was tough competi...

You’ve got a friend in me

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 29, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Women's

If you spend just a few minutes around seniors Bria’una Watley and Shantae Young, you realize they are more than just teammates on the track and field team.  They are two peas in a pod.    Although Watley is a sprinter and Young competes in the triple jump, the drive to out-compete one another i...

Track and field leaps and bounds over opponents at home

Track and field leaps and bounds over opponents at home

From staff reports

April 28, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

The Cougar women dominated the field, the competition and the events at the Cougar Invitational.   Head Coach Rick Sloan said he wanted the 14th annual Cougar Invitational to be a rest day for some competitors and, in turn, other Cougars rose to the occasion. Among those was Dino Dodig who won the m...

Regan, Roberts roll at Relays

From staff reports

April 21, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

Junior Abby Regan and senior Ruby Roberts both experienced career days at the Mt. SAC Relays on Friday and remain red-hot in the month of April. Roberts grabbed third place in the Women’s Olympic Developmental Elite 1,500-meter race with a lifetime best of 4 minutes and 18.57 seconds, which also earned he...

Cougar track and field competes in relays

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 17, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

The Cougar track and field team will send 32 competitors to the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., where it will be a familiar sight for sophomore Christiana Ekelem. Ekelem is a sprinter from Etiwanda, Calif., which is about 45 minutes from where she will be competing.  She said she is excited for the opportunity to compete in fron...

A step ahead of the competition

From staff reports

April 14, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

The WSU women’s 400-meter relay team sprinted their way into the record books this weekend at the Jim Click Shootout in Tucson, Ariz. The women got off to a scorching start behind Courtney Zalud and Abby Regan who finished one-two in the 800-meter race, including a season best for Zalud of 2:09.01....

WSU freshman excel in Spokane; veterans struggle at Stanford

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 7, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

Spectators at the Stanford Invitational witnessed two breakout performances from junior Abby Regan and senior Ruby Roberts, while fans in Spokane watched freshman Kyle Farmer lead the charge at Sam Adam’s Classic.In Spokane, Farmer jumped out to an early lead in the 100-meter dash on his way to a seas...

Alissa Brooks-Johnson leads Cougar track and field into weekend meets

Alissa Brooks-Johnson leads Cougar track and field into weekend meets

Beau Baily | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 4, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Women's

As the Washington State track & field teams transition into the outdoor season, they continue to travel to bigger meets on the West Coast.This weekend, 40 cougar runners will head to Stanford to compete in the 40th annual Stanford Invitational. Thirty more runners will head to Whitworth University in...

Cougars outran in Texas relays

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field

March 31, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

After an rough initial outing for the WSU track and field team in the first day of the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas, the Cougars bounced back to boast a strong showing led by junior Erin Allen in the women’s hurdles.  In the final day of the heptathlon, freshman Alissa Brooks-J...

Shaky start on day one for WSU track and field

Shaky start on day one for WSU track and field

From staff reports

March 27, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

The Cougar track and field teams got off to a bumpy start in windy conditions at the 87th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas. WSU freshman Alissa Brooks-Johnson is in 19th place with a total score of 2,952 points after the first day in the women’s heptathlon. She ran the 100-meter hurdl...

Cougars hope to shine deep in the heart of Texas

Adam Loewy | Evergeen track and field reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

The performance of the WSU track and field teams has, as of late, been trending upward. Their next competition however, takes them down south.The Cougars travel to Austin, Texas for the Texas Relays in hopes of continuing their upward trend after the men and women defeated the UCLA Bruins in the first outd...

Cougs ruin Bruins

Cougs ruin Bruins

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

March 24, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The Cougars have been prone to making history this season, and they did it again in the first outdoor Pac-12 dual meet of the year against UCLA. The Cougar defeated UCLA for the first time in a dual meet with a score of 87-75. The men also beat the bruins the Bruins 85-78,WSU jumped out to an early 5...

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