Liz Phillips

2012 grad Phillips up for NCAA Woman of the Year

In her four years at Washington University, Liz Phillips picked up seven All-America honors and countless national academic awards and was the captain of Wash. U.’s first-ever national-championship-winning cross country team. But there’s a chance she’ll be adding one more award to that list.

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Women’s track team sets two school records

Two school records fell Friday as the Washington University women’s track and field team claimed first place at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet in Terre Haute, Ind. The men’s team finished third. Sophomore Sarah Fisher beat her own school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase by running the fastest time in Division III this year, 10:40.00.

Cross country battles Division I and II competitors

In their first major meet of the season, the men’s and women’s cross country teams edged several Division I and II competitors. The fourth-ranked men’s team finished 14th out of 29 at the Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday, Oct. 1, while the second-ranked women’s team took 13th out of 30.

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Bears compete outdoors in first home spring meet

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.

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In Last Chance meet, track and field breaks three school records

The Washington University indoor track and field teams took advantage of a final opportunity to qualify for the 2011 Division III NCAA Indoor Championships. The Bears set three new school records and two automatic qualifying times at the North Central College Last Chance Qualifier on Friday in Naperville, Ill.

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Phillips sets provisional qualifying time at Fighting Scot Invitational

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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Track and field: Men take first, women third, at WU Select

Be it individual or team successes, the Washington University men’s and women’s track & field teams both had their share of victories this past weekend at the Washington University Select Meet at Bushyhead Track. The men’s team took first place overall out of the four schools that participated. Meanwhile, four members of the women’s team met NCAA provisional qualifying times at the meet.

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Harmon leads men to UAA title; Women third

Junior Ben Harmon racked up 36 his team’s 125 points to help the Washington University men’s indoor track & field team capture its 10th University Athletic Association Indoor Championship and the first since 2007. Harmon, competing on a tender ankle, set the pace for the Bears by earning points in all six events he raced. Harmon won in the long jump with a leap of 6.

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Women’s distance medley relay squad

Last weekend at North Central College, senior Molly Schlamb, junior Sangeeta Hardy and sophomores Erica Jackey and Liz Phillips set the school record for the women’s distance medley relay.

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Relay Teams Highlight Final Tune-Up Before Conference Meet

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.

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