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Cougs have four first-place finishers at conference championships

Then-freshman Charisma Taylor competes in the long jump during the WSU Indoor Meet on Jan. 19, 2019 at the Indoor Practice Facility. On Saturday, Taylor took first place in the triple jump.

JAN RAC, Evergreen track and field reporter

March 1, 2020

The WSU track and field teams went to Seattle over the weekend to compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships. The women’s team tied for fifth and the men’s took home sixth place. Sophomore Charisma Taylor, junior Kreete Verlin and seniors Sam Brixey and Emmanuel “RayRa...

Track and field competes in conference championships

Then-junior distance runner Janet Okeago pulls ahead in the women's 5,000-meter run on April 27 at Mooberry Track.

JAN RAC, Evergreen track and field reporter

February 28, 2020

The WSU track and field squad hits the road again this weekend as the Cougars sets their sights on the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championship in Seattle. The MPSF is the conference that WSU competes in for indoor track and field. The Cougars will send 27 athletes from both the men...

Track and field sees many individual successes

Then-sophomore Mitch Jacobson clears the bar in the high jump at the WSU Indoor Meet January 19th 2019 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

JAN RAC, Evergreen track and field reporter

February 24, 2020

The WSU men and women’s track and field squads traveled this weekend to Texas and Seattle. They competed in the Matador Qualifier at the Sports Performance Center in Lubbock, Texas, and the Last Chance College Elite at Dempsey Indoor in Seattle. Leading the Cougar squad in Lubbock was sophomore Cha...

Track and field travels for regular season end

Then-sophomore weights thrower Lovely Tukuafu prepares to throw at the WSU Open Indoor Open on Jan. 18, 2019.

JAN RAC, Evergreen track and field reporter

February 20, 2020

The WSU track and field team will compete in their last regular season action on Friday. The Cougars will split up again to compete in the Matador Qualifier at the Sports Performance Center in Lubbock, Texas and the Last Chance College Elite at Dempsey Indoor in Seattle. These will be the final meets...

Cougars finish Don Kirby Elite, Husky Classic

JAN RAC, Evergreen reporter

February 18, 2020

The WSU men and women’s track and field teams competed in two locations this weekend: Albuquerque, New Mexico and Seattle. At the Don Kirby Elite in Albuquerque, sophomore Charisma Taylor and senior Sam Brixey both got personal records, and victories in their events. Taylor jumped 44 feet 2 3/4 inche...

Track and field competes in Seattle, Albuquerque

Then-redshirt Senior Janet Okeago competes in the 4k race on August 30 2019 at the Colfax Golf Course for the WSU XC Open.

CODY SCHOELER and JAN RAC

February 13, 2020

The Cougars’ track and field squad is once again splitting up and competing in two different meets. The women’s team will be led by seniors Jordyn Tucker and Kaili Keefe. Both finished first in their events last week and are looking to repeat. Keefe will compete in the women’s one mile run a...

Track, field teams finish fourth in Idaho

Then-junior Max English competes in high jump during the WSU Indoor on Jan. 19 2019 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

JAN RAC, Evergreen sports reporter

February 11, 2020

The WSU men’s and women’s track & field teams both received fourth place in the Idaho Team Challenge on Friday in the Kibbie Dome in Moscow. For the women’s team, senior Jordyn Tucker and senior Kaili Keefe both finished first in their events. Tucker finished the 60m dash with a time ...

Cougar squad comes back together for weekend meet

Then-redshirt sophomore Alexis Redfield competes in the 3000 meter race at the WSU Indoor Meet in the Indoor Practice Facility, Jan. 19, 2019. Redfield placed third in the event with a time of 10:42.25.

JAN RAC, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2020

The WSU track and field team split up last weekend to attend two different invitationals. Freshman Leonie Reuter helped the women’s squad tie for first place at the New Mexico Team Invite at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Reuter placed first in the high jump with a j...

Cougars split for two meets

Then-freshman triple jump Charisma Taylor completes a successful jump at the WSU Open Indoor Open on Friday at the Indoor Practice Facility.

JAN RAC, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2020

The Cougar track and field teams will split up to compete in two separate invitationals this weekend. One is the New Mexico Team Invite at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The other event is the UW Invitational, which will take place at the Dempsey Indoor in Seattle. The...

Cross country hungry to move on to nationals

The men’s cross country team competing in the race at the WSU Open on Aug. 30 at Colfax Golf Course.

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

DAMIEN ALVARADO, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 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 4, 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...

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