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Cross country hungry to move on to nationals

Cross country hungry to move on to nationals

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2019

WSU cross country will host the NCAA Western Regional on Friday and look to achieve the top ten finish that has been preached throughout practice. During the Pac-12 Championships, the women finished in tenth overall and the men, who are ranked tenth in the west region crossed the line with a sixth-place...

Taylor has the “Charisma”

Taylor has the “Charisma”

DAMIEN ALVARADO, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2019

Sophomore Charisma Taylor left a university that offered her a full-ride scholarship to pursue her track and field goals at WSU. Charisma set the WSU indoor freshman records in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.30, and the triple jump at 12.96-meters, which places her third all-time in WSU history...

Running the distance

Running the distance

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2019

The WSU women’s track and field and cross-country teams produced success throughout their respective seasons, with plenty of personal records were set. One athlete said her success was not only “incredible” but also “lucky.” Janet Okeago, senior distance runner, competes on the WSU cross-country...

XC returns from the Bill Dellinger Invitational

XC returns from the Bill Dellinger Invitational

DAMIEN ALVARADO, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2019

The WSU women’s cross country team finished 12th,  while the men’s team came in 10th place at the Bill Dellinger Invitational Saturday in Springfield, Oregon. This event featured ranked teams for both men and women. The men’s ranked opponents were No. 2 Brigham Young University, No. 7 Port...

Cougars XC crosses another race off the list, women win

Cougars XC crosses another race off the list, women win

DAMIEN ALVARADO, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2019

The WSU women’s cross country team finished first, while the men's team came in second in the Cougar Classic Friday in Colfax, Washington. This event featured WSU, Gonzaga, Idaho, Loyola Marymount and Portland State. The women’s team finished with a total of 43 points, while Gonzaga came in...

Eager places 12 in hammer, Johnson finishes 19 in 110-meter hurdles

Eager places 12 in hammer, Johnson finishes 19 in 110-meter hurdles

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

June 5, 2019

Two WSU athletes competed in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championships Wednesday afternoon at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. Two more will compete at 5 p.m. on Friday. Redshirt senior Brock Eager finished 12th in the men’s hammer with the throw of 222-feet 1-inch....

Four Cougs travel to Austin to compete at NCAA championships

Four Cougs travel to Austin to compete at NCAA championships

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

May 29, 2019

Four WSU athletes advance to compete in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championships starting at 4 p.m. CDT on Wednesday at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. WSU redshirt senior hammer thrower Brock Eager competed last weekend in the NCAA West Preliminaries and placed second...

Athletes seek to extend their track, field season

Athletes seek to extend their track, field season

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

May 22, 2019

The Cougars' track and field teams will head to Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California this weekend for the 2019 NCAA West Preliminaries. The track and field teams will send 22 athletes to compete in 21 entries this weekend. The competition will begin early this afternoon and finish Saturday night. Athletes...

Cougs compete at conference championships

Cougs compete at conference championships

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

May 8, 2019

WSU track and field teams will head to Tucson, Arizona to compete in the Pac-12 Championships on Saturday and Sunday at Roy P. Drachman Stadium. The Cougars will send 28 men and 28 women to the Pac-12 Championships, which is the limit per school. After a strong performance at the Pac-12 Multi-Ev...

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

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

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

May 2, 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

Track and field fights through poor weather conditions at Cougar Invitational

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

WSU track and field competes in two different meets

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 25, 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...

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