Track and Field

Going the distance with runner Jacob Ridderhoff

Student Life talked to Jacob about how he approached the 2020-2021 season, growing up with athletic siblings and his hopes for upcoming seasons.

| Senior Sports Editor

‘I couldn’t be prouder as a coach’: How members of the track team helped each other overcome quarantine hurdles

COVID-19 quarantine brought isolation and prevented student-athletes from accessing typical training materials. How did they cope with it?

Clara Richards | Staff Reporter

Track and Field copes after NCAA cancellations derail season

Less than 24 hours before the indoor track and field national championships, the Washington University track team was doing their final preparations for the competition when texts began to roll in.

| Senior Sports Editor

Bears best conference, build momentum at UAA Championships

The men’s and women’s track teams both won the UAA Championships this weekend.

| Senior Sports Editor

Out of the blocks, track and field is off to a hot start

The Washington University men’s track and field team finished first at the I-55 Triangular against Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) and the University of Chicago on Saturday, while the women were bested by Chicago and came second.

| Senior Sports Editor

After successful seasons, WU Sports take aim at glory in UAA Championships

After an excellent spring invitational season, Washington University’s track and tennis teams will turn their attention towards their conference championships.

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Track and field sweeps Greenville Select with numerous first-place finishes

The No. 2 Washington University women’s track and field team and No. 10 men’s team lived up to their national billing, each finishing first out of 12 schools at Saturday’s Greenville Select.

| Staff Reporter

Women’s track and field wins Billiken Invitational, men place second

The Washington University outdoor track and field teams battled at the Billiken Invitational this weekend, with the women finishing first over host Saint Louis University and the men finishing second to SLU.

| Staff Reporter

Track and field displays talent as Bears sweep home invitational

The Washington University track and field teams dominated at the Wash. U. Invitational this weekend, featuring numerous first place finishers and sweeping the team competitions in commanding fashion. The women’s team accumulated 239 points over the 18 events, more than doubling second place Wartburg College’s 103, while the men’s team was the only one to crack triple digits, scoring 186 points across the invitational’s 18 events.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s track runs to runner-up finish at indoor national championship, men finish fifth

Over spring break, the Washington University women’s track and field team placed second at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championship. They were narrowly edged out of first place after Williams College surged ahead on the final day of competition. The men’s track and field team placed fifth.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

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