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.
Overcoming health issues ranging from food poisoning to muscle tears, the Washington University women’s track-and-field team managed a winning performance at the Engineer Invitational while the men finished fourth. The two squads combined for seven event winners at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Saturday.
Competing against several strong teams at the Bob Keck Invitational in Bloomington, Ill., the Washington University track-and-field teams showed continual improvement from last week and ended the two-day meet with several season-best marks and event winners.
The Washington University men’s and women’s track and field teams finished in fourth and first place, respectively, at the ninth annual Rose-Hulman Engineer Track and Field Invitational Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind. The women’s side won with a score of 149 points, besting runner-up Monmouth College by 22 points.
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.
Junior co-captain Liz Phillips set a provisional qualifying mark in the mile run, to go along with the Washington University track and field team’s five first-place finishes on Saturday at the Monmouth Fighting Scot Invitational.
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