track and field

Track Video Recap: Distance Carnival Under the Lights

First Distance Carnival held by WashU since the beginning of the pandemic.

| Staff Writer

Going the distance with runner Jacob Ridderhoff

Student Life talked to Jacob about how he approached the 2020-2021 season, growing up with athletic siblings and his hopes for upcoming seasons.

| Senior Sports Editor

AOTW: Andrew Whitaker on making the most of his final year 

Senior Andrew Whitaker isn’t your average college student. On top of his biomedical engineering coursework, Whitaker competes for two different Washington University sports teams: football and track and field.

Josh Shapiro | Senior Sports Editor

Leaping towards liberty: A conversation with Caira Watson-Haynes

Senior sports editor Dorian DeBose sat down with Caira Watson-Haynes, a senior on the WU track and field team, to talk about practicing during COVID-19 and supporting Black student athletes on campus.

| Senior Sports Editor

Despite challenges, a renewed sense of promise accompanies the return to practices

The return of athletic activities comes amidst continued uncertainty over what intercollegiate competition will look like in the coming year, as Wash. U. teams are unlikely to play games until at least January.

Josh Shapiro | Senior Sports Editor

Track and Field copes after NCAA cancellations derail season

Less than 24 hours before the indoor track and field national championships, the Washington University track team was doing their final preparations for the competition when texts began to roll in.

| Senior Sports Editor

Bears best conference, build momentum at UAA Championships

The men’s and women’s track teams both won the UAA Championships this weekend.

| Senior Sports Editor

Nick Matteucci on trimming times, keeping the ball rolling

Senior Nick Matteucci has the fastest mile time in DIII; one Student Life reporter got the chance to sit down with him and talk about his life on and off the track.

| Senior Sports Editor

Out of the blocks, track and field is off to a hot start

The Washington University men’s track and field team finished first at the I-55 Triangular against Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) and the University of Chicago on Saturday, while the women were bested by Chicago and came second.

| Senior Sports Editor

Looking back at the top 10 WU sports stories of 2019

2019 was an eventful year for the Bears. Here’s a look at the top 10 Wash. U. sports stories of the year.

and | Senior Sports Editors

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