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WSU heads to Cali for three-meet week

WSU heads to Cali for three-meet week

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field will travel down to the Los Angeles area to compete in multiple invitational meets this week. The week will include three different venues including the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa, California, the Mount SAC Relays in Torrance, California, and the Beach Invitational hosted ...

WSU track competes in Cheney starting Friday

WSU track competes in Cheney starting Friday

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field will travel to Cheney, Washington, to compete in the Pelluer Invitational this Friday. The invitational will be two days long and will be hosted by Eastern Washington University. Track and Field Director Wayne Phipps said this meet will be important for the entire team. “T...

Cougs fall to rival Huskies in dual meet

Cougs fall to rival Huskies in dual meet

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field battled rival UW in a dual meet Saturday in Seattle and were unable to take down the Huskies. The UW women defeated the WSU women 108 points to 55 and the Huskies men beat the Cougars men 103 to 60 to secure the dual meet victory. Despite the loss, the Cougars picked up 11 event...

Turning tragedies into personal bests

Turning tragedies into personal bests

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track & Field, Women's

Unwelcome news from doctors left a road of uncertainty for Chrisshnay Brown, following the high of a historic season for the WSU track and field athlete. It started last season when the senior thrower suffered two herniated disks in her back. Brown said this only made things worse when she continued...

WSU track heads to Seattle for rivalry dual at UW

WSU track heads to Seattle for rivalry dual at UW

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field travels to the west side to compete against the University of Washington on Saturday in a dual meet at the Husky Outdoor Track. WSU and UW have competed many times this year, but this is the first outdoor meet the two teams will face off against each other. WSU track and fiel...

Athlete of the Week: Brock Eager

Athlete of the Week: Brock Eager

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

April 2, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Brock Eager recently won his hammer throw event with a personal best throw of 70.85 meters. The win continued Brock’s unbelievable string of dominance in throwing events. Outside of NCAA championship events, the redshirt senior has finished no worse than third in any event since April 23, 2018 whe...

Athlete of the Week: Lindsey Schauble

Athlete of the Week: Lindsey Schauble

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

March 26, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Lindsey Schauble had a meet to remember in Spokane last weekend. Schauble crushed the competition in the 100-meter hurdles, crossing the line with a time of 14.90, the best by a half-second. This was her first individual win this year, besting two second-place results earlier in the season. She ...

Cougars dominate competition in Spokane

Cougars dominate competition in Spokane

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field continued its success to start the outdoor season claiming 13 event victories Thursday and Friday at the Sam Adams Invitational in Spokane, Washington. In the women’s 100-meter dash, WSU took home the top five spots with senior Regyn Gaffney leading the way with a time of 11.72...

Passion for track guided by family values

Passion for track guided by family values

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Sports, Top-feature, Track & Field

Triple jumper Charisma Taylor said her family’s connection to God pushes her to grow as an athlete and a person. The freshman athlete grew up in the Caribbean city of Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. She comes from an athletic and religious family. Her two older brothers both came to boarding ...

Track travels to Spokane for second outdoor meet

Track travels to Spokane for second outdoor meet

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field will compete in the Sam Adams Invitational on Thursday and Friday in Spokane. Events will begin at noon both days at the Whitworth Pine Bowl. The heptathlon 100-meter hurdles will open the meet, followed by the decathlon 100-meters on Thursday. The decathlon 110-meter hurdles ...

Cougars shine in first outdoor track meet

Cougars shine in first outdoor track meet

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field opened its outdoor season at the USC Trojan Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Los Angeles, California. Five athletes claimed event victories and 32 Cougars had top five or better finishes during the two-day meet. Senior Chrisshnay Brown led the way for the women’s side,...

Two Cougars complete WSU’s indoor track season Friday

Two Cougars complete WSU’s indoor track season Friday

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The two athletes representing WSU at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday fell just short of advancing to the finals. A high seed heading into the men’s 60-meter dash, junior Emmanuel Wells Jr. finished 15th with a time of 6.67 seconds. Advancing to the 60-meter finals...

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