Every athlete dreams of being just one breath away from a championship, of feeling the sensation as they cross the finish line, and hard work instantaneously transforms into sweet victory. For senior Daisy Ogede and the rest of the women’s track and field team, that moment arrived March 11.
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.
While it may be hard to fathom because of this week’s intense heat wave, it’s running season for the Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams.
Men’s track and field Looking for its sixth straight University Athletic Association outdoor title, the Washington University men’s track-and-field team is projected to be in a dead heat with Carnegie Mellon University at the UAA Outdoor Championships in Chicago. According to head coach Jeff Stiles, the two are tied on paper.
A well-rounded team effort helped both the men’s and women’s sides of Washington University’s track-and-field team to second-place finishes in Friday’s Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Twilight Meet. Wash. U.’s men scored 136 points, edging out Greenville College (127) for second place behind Rose-Hulman (159). The women (162.
On paper, the Washington University men’s track-and-field team was the favorite heading into the University Athletic Association championships. The Bears lived up to the billing over the weekend in Waltham, Mass., winning eight of 16 events en route to their 13th UAA Indoor championship and fourth in the last five years.
Derek Shyr Managing Editor Emotions and spirits were high at Icahn Stadium in New York over the weekend as the Washington University track-and-field teams put together a performance that head coach Jeff Stiles described as “gritty” and “amazing.
The Washington University men’s and women’s track-and-field teams hoped to establish some success and consistency at the Engineer Invitational Saturday at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
The Washington University men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Washington University Select Meet on Saturday, competing against eight Division I and III universities. Personal-best times, event winners and school records led to runner-up finishes for both the men’s and women’s squads.
The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) named Washington University cross-country head coach Jeff Stiles the 2011 Division III Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year last week.