track and field

“Training on the numbers”: How WashU track turned its women’s 400/800 program into a national powerhouse

During the 2024 indoor track season, times set by Kelley, Sarussi, and graduate student Danielle Schultz made the WashU trio three of the 15 fastest runners in the 800 in all of Division III. Their success is emblematic of over a decade of dominance by the WashU track & field team’s women’s 400/800 meter training group.

| Junior Sports Editor

Bear Breakdown: Women’s track and field wins seventh-straight conference title as six WashU teams compete for UAA championships

Women’s track and field took home their seventh straight conference crown, while the other teams all finished in the top four of the conference, with many setting themselves up well for the NCAA championships in the coming weeks.

| Managing Sports Editor

Bear Breakdown: Track and field, softball continue strong April

Here’s everything you need to know about Bears’ athletics from the week of April 8-14. 

| Junior Sports Editor

Bear Breakdown: WashU athletics dominate the first week of April

WashU athletics had a strong first week of April, highlighted by a road conference sweep by softball. Baseball won a key non-conference game on a walk-off homer, and the golf, track and field, and tennis teams all put up strong performances.

| Junior Sports Editor

Track wins WashU Invite, notches 17 Top 15 finishes at Distance Carnival

Across both the Distance Carnival and WashU Invite, the women’s team notched 17 Top 10 performances in program history, and the men’s team notched four.

| Junior Sports Editor

Bear Breakdown: Track and field hosts Distance Carnival and Invite, baseball and softball begin conference play

Here’s everything you need to know about WashU athletics from the past week, March 25-31.

| Junior Sports Editor

Bear Breakdown: WashU athletics return from Spring Break

 Swim and dive competed at NCAA DIII nationals, both track and field teams won a home meet, and baseball and softball competed in key home series as they geared up for conference play. Here’s everything you need to know about WashU athletics from the past week, March 18-24.

| Senior Sports Editor

Bear Breakdown: Recapping a busy spring break for WashU athletics

This week, a few winter sports seasons came to an end with national championships in indoor track and field, as well as basketball, while spring sports, including baseball, softball, tennis, and golf competed against elite opponents in spring break matchups.

| Managing Sports Editor

Women’s track and field finishes as runners-up at indoor nationals, Emma Kelley sets NCAA record

Led by Kelley’s performance, the Washington University women’s track and field team was crowned national runners-up for the second year in a row.

| Junior Sports Editor

No. 1 women’s track and field wins fifth straight UAA Indoor Championship, men’s team finishes fourth

WashU’s women’s track and field team won the UAA indoor track and field championship, their fifth consecutive conference title.

| Junior Sports Editor

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