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Track and field hosts second indoor meet of year

Track and field hosts second indoor meet of year

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019

WSU track and field returns home to host the Cougar Indoor on Friday and Saturday after picking up 10 event victories in New Mexico this past weekend. The meet kicks off 12:30 p.m. Friday with the 60-meter hurdles in the women’s pentathlon. Other notable events that will be held that day include...

Athlete of the Week: Charisma Taylor

Athlete of the Week: Charisma Taylor

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2019

Charisma Taylor has had a fantastic freshman indoor track and field season so far, reaching the all-time WSU leader board in several events. Taylor, a freshman triple jumper from Nassau, Bahamas, also competes in the long jump and the 60-meter hurdles. Charisma had a fantastic week, topping the leader...

Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2019

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...

Cougars compete in two meets over weekend

Cougars compete in two meets over weekend

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019

After a record-breaking performance at home, WSU track and field prepares for their weekend road meets in Seattle, Washington, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. At the WSU Indoor, many athletes finished in the top 10. Junior Emmanuel Wells Jr. set a new school record in the 60-meter dash at 6.69 seconds...

WSU spirit squads makes finals for second year in a row

WSU spirit squads makes finals for second year in a row

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2019

The WSU Spirit and Cheer Squads made history this past weekend as they both made it to the finals for the second consecutive year at the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) and Universal Dancers Association (UDA) College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships. “This weekend the...

WSU shows off at home with record breaking weekend

WSU shows off at home with record breaking weekend

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2019

WSU track and field found plenty of success this weekend as the team hosted the 17th annual WSU Indoor. The men’s and women’s teams both had impressive showings as the Cougars competed against some tough competition. Overall, WSU claimed nine event victories, the women securing eight of them. Director...

Cougars host third meet of season

Cougars host third meet of season

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019

WSU’s track and field program will kick off its first home meet at 4 p.m. Friday at the Indoor Practice Facility. This event will start on Friday and end on Sunday with the indoor open. The men’s triple jump and pole vault will start at 4 p.m. Friday followed by women’s weigh in and the men’s...

Track claims 11 victories to open indoor season

Track claims 11 victories to open indoor season

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 13, 2019

WSU track and field opened its indoor season Saturday as the team took home 11 event victories. The Cougars sent athletes to compete at the UW Indoor Preview in Seattle and the Bronco Invite in Nampa, Idaho. Ten of the team’s event victories came at the Bronco Invite. WSU swept the women’s...

WSU begins indoor season Saturday

WSU begins indoor season Saturday

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019

The WSU track and field teams start their indoor season on Saturday, in Nampa, Idaho and Seattle, Washington. The Cougars heading to Nampa will compete in the Bronco Invite in the Jacksons Indoor Track at the Idaho Sports Center. The field events will start the Bronco Invite with men’s high jump...

Passing on the baton

Passing on the baton

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 10, 2019

Junior Corey Allen could tell at a young age he was born to compete on a track when he ran circles around his friends during recess. “It was always something I was better at,” he said. His brother, CJ Allen, had the same gift and growing up Corey looked to him as a role model. CJ, 23, paved...

WSU men’s, women’s teams compete in Pac-12 Cross Country Championships

WSU men’s, women’s teams compete in Pac-12 Cross Country Championships

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018

The WSU cross country teams headed down to Stanford, California, to compete in the Pac-12 Championships Friday morning. The WSU women’s team, No. 15 in the west region, placed eight with a score of 249 points. Senior Vallery Korir finished first for the team and 39th overall with a time of 21:06.4. Following...

Cross country competes in upcoming Pac-12 Championships

Cross country competes in upcoming Pac-12 Championships

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018

The WSU men and women’s cross country teams will compete at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships on Friday in Stanford, California. The men’s team will go into the meet ranked No. 29 in the nation and the women’s team will go in No. 15 in the West Region. Freshman Emma Jenkins said both teams...

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