The Washington University track and field teams can’t help but enjoy the warm weather when it brings the performances they saw in Saturday’s Washington University Select Meet. “We wait all early season for a day like this,” junior Dan Davis said.
Taryn Surtees finished first with a 21:07 as the women’s cross country team won the 2009 UAA championship. Surtees earned the UAA Most Valuable Athlete title for the second year in a row and is the Student Life Athlete of the week.
Only the number one team in the country could beat Wash. U.’s women’s cross country team in Saturday’s meet at Oshkosh, Wis. The men’s team finished seventh out of 35 as the women beat out 32 other squads.
The men’s and women’s cross country teams performed strongly in a tough field filled with Division I opponents at the Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday. The men’s team finished 17th out of 38 squads while the women’s team took ninth.
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