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

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter

March 2

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

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 ...

Big Sky track championship preview

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

May 16

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The EWU track and field team has 32 qualifiers going into the Big Sky Championships on May 11-14 in Greeley, Colorado. Last year, EWU hosted the championships at Roos Field with both women and men finishing fifth overall. The front-runners for EWU’s women’s track team are seniors Kaytlyn Coleman and Katie Mahoney. With their record-breaking season, they are set out to...

Eagles break records as track season comes to an end

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

May 11

Filed under Carousel, Sports, Sports Showcase

Senior Katie Mahoney broke a 16-year-old school record in the 800-meter at the Oregon State University High Performance Meet on April 30 in Corvallis, Oregon. Her winning time was 2:11.13, beating Junia Limage of the ATS Track Club, who had a time of 2:11.86. Mahoney broke the EWU record, which was set by Katie Ellison in 2000 with a 2:11.41 time. “I was really excited,...

Senior Kaytlyn Coleman in midst of historic 2016 Big Sky track and field campaign

By Grace Pohl, staff writer

April 29

Filed under Carousel, Sports, Sports Showcase

Senior Kaytlyn Coleman from EWU’s women’s track and field team has been making headlines this season. Coleman has been awarded eight Big Sky Conference Athlete of the Week awards throughout the 2016 season. Three came from the indoor season and five came from the outdoor season. She was awarded four in a row after her performance at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 15. Coleman’s...

Eagles obtain 16 first place finishes in local meet

Eagles obtain 16 first place finishes in local meet

April 29

EWU’s track and field team had 16 first place finishes in its second-to-last meet for the outdoor season at the Spokane Memorial Open at Spokane Falls...

Eagles fly high in California meets

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

April 21

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...

Men’s track beats Gizzlies

Men’s track beats Gizzlies

April 15

EWU’s men’s track and field took down the University of Montana with a team score of 53-50 at the 44th Annual Pelluer Invite in Cheney on April 8....

Reiter and Coleman have record-setting day

Reiter and Coleman have record-setting day

April 14

The women’s track team went up against the University of Montana and won by a team score of 76-72 at the 44th Annual Pelluer Invite on April 8. Both...

Good weather, great results for men’s track and field

Good weather, great results for men’s track and field

April 7

The EWU men’s track and field team participated in two meets on April 1 and 2, the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, California and the Al Manuel Northwest...

Men’s track and field takes Big Sky by storm

Men’s track and field takes Big Sky by storm

April 1

At the Whitworth BUC Scoring Invite on March 17-18, the men’s track team had four Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship qualifiers at the meet to start...

Women’s track opens outdoor season

Women’s track opens outdoor season

March 31

The women’s track team began its outdoor season at the Whitworth BUC Scoring Invite on March 17 and 18 in Spokane. There were three qualifiers for the...

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