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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

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...

Cougs look to take NCAA Title

Cougs look to take NCAA Title

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019

For most WSU track and field athletes, the indoor season ended at the MPSF Indoor Championships, but for two Cougars the indoor season will end this weekend at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Mile runner redshirt junior Paul Ryan and 60-meter sprinter junior Emmanuel Wells Jr. will represent WSU on...

Cougars secure multiple top-five finishes at MPSF Indoor Championships

Cougars secure multiple top-five finishes at MPSF Indoor Championships

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2019

WSU track and field competed in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday at the Dempsey Indoor in Seattle. The Cougars battled some of the best teams in the nation in the event including USC and Oregon. The WSU men’s team finished in a tie for eighth place...

Track heads to Seattle once again

Track heads to Seattle once again

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2019

WSU track and field will travel to Seattle for the fifth time this season to compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships on Friday and Saturday. Wayne Phipps, director of cross country and track and field, said the team has a lot of amazing performances so far this season...

Several Cougs shine at Last Chance College Elite

Several Cougs shine at Last Chance College Elite

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 16, 2019

A handful athletes from WSU track and field competed in the Last Chance College Elite at the Dempsey Indoor in Seattle on Friday. Junior Kaili Keefe and freshman Emma Jenkins led the way for the Cougars as they both ran WSU top-10 all-time marks in the women’s mile. Keefe finished 13th in the...

Wells sets new school record in 60-meter dash

Wells sets new school record in 60-meter dash

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2019

Junior Emmanuel Wells Jr. made history Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico, running a blistering 6.55 seconds in the 60-meter dash when WSU track and field competed in a pair of meets this weekend. Wells time is the fastest in WSU history and third best in the NCAA this season. His time unadjusted...

No limit, all the glory

No limit, all the glory

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

February 8, 2019

Emmanuel Wells Jr. is enamored with being the best. He was born athletically gifted thanks to a family tree filled with multi-sport athletes. His whole life he’s felt pressure to push the boundaries each time he steps on a track. “I think if you don’t do it that you’re never going to reach...

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