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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

Track and field displays talent as Bears sweep home invitational

The Washington University track and field teams dominated at the Wash. U. Invitational this weekend, featuring numerous first place finishers and sweeping the team competitions in commanding fashion. The women’s team accumulated 239 points over the 18 events, more than doubling second place Wartburg College’s 103, while the men’s team was the only one to crack triple digits, scoring 186 points across the invitational’s 18 events.

| Senior Sports Editor

In case you missed it: Spring break sports recap

Just because you were chilling on a beach in Aruba over spring break doesn’t mean Student Life Sports wasn’t keeping careful tabs on the Washington University athletic scene. Now that you’re back, we’ve assembled the highlights for your reading pleasure.

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Daisy Ogede distances herself from competition with grit, determination and dress socks

Junior Daisy Ogede of the Washington University women’s track and field team wasn’t always one of the top runners in Division III. However, a motivation to prove people wrong has fueled a competitive spirit that has enabled her to compete for national titles on a yearly basis.

| Staff Reporter

Track teams sweep UAA indoor championships for 5th time in school history

Sometimes, second means first, at least if you’re the Washington University men’s track-and-field team. The 1,600-meter relay team needed to finish ahead of Emory University in the final event, and it did just that.

| Staff Reporter

Swimming and track squads begin 2012 seasons

Men’s swimming tops Wabash; women second at WU Invitational After their yearly winter-break trip to Florida, the Bears took part in a pair of meets over break. On Wednesday, Jan. 11, the men’s team headed to Crawfordsville, Ill., and handled Wabash College by a score of 182-94. The Bears were victorious in 12 of the meet’s 14 swimming events.

| Senior Sports Editor

Athlete of the Week: Taryn Surtees

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.

| Sports Reporter

Track: Bears start season fast

The Washington University men’s and women’s track teams opened the 2009 indoor season in strong form over the weekend. The men finished first of four teams at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology dual meet while the women, who finished third at the NCAA Indoor Championships last year, finished a close second to defending national champion […]

| Senior Sports Editor

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