The Washington University women’s and men’s indoor track and field teams had a strong showing in their first event of the year Saturday afternoon at the I-55 Triangular in Bloomington, Ill. The No. 1 women’s team snagged eight titles to finish first, while the No. 17 men’s team won six en route to a second-place finish.
Even without the team’s star, Daisy Ogede, the Washington University women’s track and field team still managed to shellac the rest of the UAA, scoring 48 points more than No. 16 Emory University and 59.5 more than No. 23 University of Chicago.
Even with junior and three-time University Athletic Association Most Outstanding Performer Daisy Ogede sitting out her final three events, the Bears still managed to lay an emphatic hammer down on the rest of the conference in the championship meet at Bushyhead Track this weekend.
Sometimes, second means first, at least if you’re the Washington University men’s track-and-field team. The 1,600-meter relay team needed to finish ahead of Emory University in the final event, and it did just that.
The Washington University women’s indoor track and field team cruised to a first-place finish at the Engineer Invitational while the men’s squad placed second as both teams improved upon last year’s finishes on Saturday in Terre Haute, Indiana.
The Washington University men’s track and field team could not outrun a surging Emory University squad, as the Eagles battled back from a fifth place finish in day one to win the University Athletic Association Championship in Atlanta, Georgia.
A week before Washington University’s track and field team hopes to extend one record and tie another as a group, junior Josh Clark set a school mark of his own on Friday.
The Washington University outdoor track and field teams continued their dominating ways this Friday and Saturday as both the men’s and women’s teams raced to top Division III times at the Saint Louis University Invitational.
While the rest of the Washington University track-and-field team competed in the Greenville Select Meet last weekend, senior Lucy Cheadle traveled to sunny California to participate in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the highly competitive Stanford Invitational.
One week after winning the Wash. U. Mini Meet, the Bears continued their dominance at home by capturing eight individual titles and one relay win on their way to a sweep at the Wash. U. Invite at Bushyhead Track this weekend.