Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Inside Kyle Puckett’s 100-mile-a-week track training

Washington University senior Kyle Puckett has run over 500 miles since the start of 2024. So far this season, the Houston native has already set three personal records (PR), including a 5,000 meter PR of 14:50.37 that he set at the Midwest ELITE Invitational on Feb. 10. Student Life sat down with Puckett to discuss his intense training regimen, passion for mechanical engineering, and plans for the future.

| Junior Sports Editor

Cross country faces Wartburg in rivalry matchup

This weekend, WashU focused on racing nationally-ranked competitor Wartburg in a more intimate, nearly one-on-one setting.

| Staff Writer

Indoor track’s Emma Kelley: The undefeated triplet leading Division III

Kelley has won eight straight track heats in races ranging from 400 to 800 meters.

| Senior Sports Editor

Fall sports finally return this week: Here’s what the coaches and players are saying

From football to soccer and cross country, athletes and coaches have never been more excited to step back onto the field and compete with some modicum of normalcy.

| Senior Sports Editor

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

Women’s XC wins UAA title, men come second

Over the last five years, the following has become nearly habitual for the No. 2 Washington University women’s cross country team: They go to University Athletic Association (UAA) championships, they win UAA championships and they come home from UAA championships.

| Senior Sports Editor

UAA Round Robin and more highlights from a busy October sports weekend

It was a full weekend for Washington University athletics. From conference competition to regional competitions, the Bears were active both at home and around the country.

Dorian DeBose and Will Slatin | Sports reporters

Men’s soccer falls and other storylines from the packed sports weekend

Catch up with what you missed in the world of WU sports this past weekend.

and | Senior Sports Editors

Busy opening weekend brings home mixed bag for WU

The fall sports season is already underway, from Minnesota to Francis Field and Forest Park. Here’s what you missed this week.

and | Senior Sports Editors

Women’s cross-country wins national title

The Washington University women’s cross-country team captured the 2018 NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championship on Saturday. The Bears narrowly edged out two-time defending champion, Johns Hopkins University by a single point, 98-99 to win their second title in program history.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

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