Janji, a sports apparel company founded by Washington University students, won first place in the 2011 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) Sports/Outdoors Business Plan Competition last weekend. The company beat out 15 other teams to win the first place prize of $20,000.
With the weather wreaking havoc on the Bushyhead Track, the Washington University men’s and women’s track and field teams began their spring seasons on Friday at the Washington University Mini Meet.
The Washington University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams began their 2011 campaign with an impressive start on Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Double Dual Meet in Terre Haute, Ind. Out of three schools for both the men and women, each team placed second, an encouraging beginning to their seasons.
Both the women’s distance medley relay and the men’s 4×400 meter relay posted new school records as the Washington University track and field squads finished in second place at the North Central College Cardinal Classic in Naperville, Ill., over the weekend. The women’s team of senior Molly Schlamb, sophomores Erica Jackey and Liz Phillips, and junior Sangeeta Hardy ran the event in 11:51.32.
Sophomore Dan Davis finally reached his automatic qualifying time for the 55-meter hurdles, while setting a new Washington University indoor record in the process with a time of 7.53 seconds, en route to another victory at Monmouth College. But Davis, who broke his own record set last week, was more excited about the meet’s implications for this season.
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