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Cross country conquers competition at Inland Northwest meet

From staff reports

September 2, 2014


Filed under Co Ed

The WSU cross country team kicked off the season in winning fashion at the Clash of the Inland Northwest meet Saturday in Spokane.Both the WSU men and women swept their respective opponents to give newly appointed Wayne Phipps his first win as the Cougars’ head coach.When asked about the meet, Phi...

Hit the ground running

From staff reports

August 29, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The WSU cross country team opens a new chapter Saturday as they head to Spokane for the annual Clash of the Inland Northwest meet. The meet, hosted by Gonzaga and Eastern Washington University, also features the University of Idaho and Whitworth University.Under the direction of new coach Wayne Phipp...

WSU athletes take to the podium at Pac-12 Championships

WSU athletes take to the podium at Pac-12 Championships

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

May 21, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU athletes can look forward with confidence to national championships after their strong presence on the podium during the second weekend of the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships.Junior Charlotte Muschamp won the high jump with a jump of 5-11 ½ on Saturday. Muschamp also jumped 42-1 ½ to take secon...

Cougar freshman takes second in Pac-12 champs

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

A Washington State freshman took second in the heptathlon Sunday at Mooberry Track.Alissa Brooks-Johnson came into the second day of the Pac-12 Track & Field Multi Events Championships in fifth place in the women’s heptathlon.The heptathlon consists of seven events, which include throws, jumps and ra...

A matter of time; Ruby Roberts propels WSU past Huskies

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

May 5, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Mens, Sports, Womens

In track, winners and losers are often separated by just hundredths of a second. In dual meets, every single point can make a huge difference and because of senior Ruby Roberts’ third place finish in the 3,000-meter distance run, the Cougar women squeaked out a victory against rival Washington.Senior...

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, Mens, 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, Womens

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, Mens, Sports, Womens

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, Mens, Sports, Womens

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, Mens, Sports, Womens

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, Mens, Sports, Womens

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, Mens, Sports, Womens

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...

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