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.
Over spring break, the Washington University women’s track and field team placed second at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championship. They were narrowly edged out of first place after Williams College surged ahead on the final day of competition. The men’s track and field team placed fifth.
Even without the team’s star, Daisy Ogede, the Washington University women’s track and field team still managed to shellac the rest of the UAA, scoring 48 points more than No. 16 Emory University and 59.5 more than No. 23 University of Chicago.
Even with junior and three-time University Athletic Association Most Outstanding Performer Daisy Ogede sitting out her final three events, the Bears still managed to lay an emphatic hammer down on the rest of the conference in the championship meet at Bushyhead Track this weekend.
In a year that has included milestone victories, individual national championships and multiple playoff appearances, Washington University has had a memorable 2014 sports season. Take a look at our list of the best Wash. U. sports moments of this past year.
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