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EWU Hosts WIAA Track and Field Championship for 22nd Consecutive Year

By Chris Valdez, For The Easterner

June 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

EWU hosted the annual WIAA State Track and Field Championships this past weekend for the 22nd consecutive year, an event that included 757 boys and 771 girls participating in 1A, 1B and 2B events. EWU was first able to snag this event because of ongoing troubles at Eastmont High School in Wenatchee. The meet’s manager, Jay Rydell, credits former EWU track and field coach...

Women Finish Eighth, Men Finish Last At Track and Field Big Sky Championships

Women Finish Eighth, Men Finish Last At Track and Field Big Sky Championships

May 18, 2017

The EWU women’s track and field team finished eighth in the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championships this past weekend in Sacramento, California, whil...

Clarke and McGee Lead the way for EWU at Big Sky Championships

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017

Filed under Sports

Over the weekend in Pocatello, Idaho, the EWU track and field team saw two of its athletes crowned Big Sky Conference champions in their respective events. Freshman Keshun McGee got the Eagles going in the long jump. McGee, who hails from Bremerton, Washington, jumped 25-0 to secure the conference title. The jump was just short of placing McGee in the top 16 in the nation, ...

2017 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships

2017 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships

February 23, 2017

Championship season has arrived for track and field athletes, with many of the nation’s best runners, jumpers and throwers competing in the final portion ...

Eagles fly high in California meets

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Junior Sarah Reiter and redshirt junior Katie Mahoney both broke school records at the Mt. SAC Relays and the Long Beach Invitational in California, as eight new conference qualifying marks were set by EWU athletes over the weekend. Reiter broke the school record in the 5,000-meter with a time of 16:37.33 at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 15. Mattie Bridgmon held the previous...

EWU Track and Field sets 14 qualifying marks over weekend

EWU Track and Field sets 14 qualifying marks over weekend

April 8, 2015

A busy weekend for the EWU track and field team culminated in 14 more qualifying marks for the Big Sky Outdoor Conference Championships, which will be...

EWU athletes set seven conference qualifying marks over the weekend

EWU athletes set seven conference qualifying marks over the weekend

April 1, 2015

The EWU track and field teams competed in multiple events over the weekend, one of which saw eight athletes make the trek to Austin, Texas, for the 88th...

‘EeeWoos’ awards banquet celebrates hard-working athletes

‘EeeWoos’ awards banquet celebrates hard-working athletes

June 8, 2014

  Student-athletes and their dates came out in droves, dressed to the nines for the sixth annual “EeeWoos” on May 28 at Showalter Auditorium. This...

Student-Athletes remain active over break

Student-Athletes remain active over break

June 4, 2014

  The Eastern Washington University Athletics Department and their student-athletes are showing no signs of slowing down this summer. “We have a n...

Senior athlete competes during breakout season

Senior athlete competes during breakout season

June 2, 2014

In very rare cases would an athlete be able to walk onto a team and not only dominate, but become a part of school history. Making the Top 10 on fe...

Women’s teams recognized by NCAA for academics

Women’s teams recognized by NCAA for academics

May 21, 2014

Three of Eastern Washington University women’s teams in cross-country, basketball and golf were honored by the NCAA with academic progress rate public...

Sprinter caps off season

Sprinter caps off season

May 21, 2014

Similar to his teammates, junior track and field sprinter Brad Michael has had a long journey from the beginning of the season to the Big Sky Championships. Michael...

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