After 13 years with the University of Oregon, distance coaches Maurica and Andy Powell will take over the UW’s cross country and track and field programs, and co-lead the Huskies into a new era of UW track and field and distance running.
After qualifying for the national final Wednesday, senior Andrew Gardner finished on the NCAA podium for the first time in his career, in the last race of his UW career.
Three Washington seniors — Andrew Gardner, Colby Gilbert, and Amy-Eloise Neale — will hope to end their careers on a good note this weekend in Eugene, Oregon for the NCAA National Championships. Additionally, junior Emily Hamlin will join the fun as a junior, and the Huskies fourth and fina…
The day before longtime head coach Greg Metcalf stepped down, a group of upperclassmen distance runners went to the athletic department with a list of grievances from athletes detailing physical and verbal harassment by Metcalf, multiple sources in and associated with the UW track program co…
It was somewhat expected, but nevertheless, senior distance runners Colby Gilbert and Amy-Eloise Neale were the final Huskies to qualify for nationals in Eugene, Ore., in the 5,000 meters Saturday night.
After a tough day of near-qualifications, by 8:20 p.m., the Dawgs were down to their last two runners of the day, and they didn't disappoint.
It’s no secret that once again, senior distance runners Amy-Eloise Neale and Colby Gilbert are probably Washington’s best chances at an individual national champion.
Set to compete at NCAA Preliminaries as the 20th overall seed in the 400-meter hurdles, Hanna Tarleton, on paper, shouldn’t advance to Eugene as one of the 12 best athletes in her event.
On Friday, Greg Metcalf, longtime head coach of the University of Washington Track and Field and Cross Country teams stepped down from his position by mutual consent between the two parties.
A few streaks were broken in Palo Alto at the Track and Field Pac-12 Championships this weekend, where Washington failed to win an individual title on either the men’s or women’s side for the first time in over a decade.
Pac-12 Championships are always an interesting time of year in track and field. While it could represent a chance to win a Pac-12 Championship in an individual event for some athletes like Andrew Gardner in the steeplechase, it also stands as a last chance to grab a good seed in the Western …
While it certainly wasn’t the highest profile meet against the stiffest competition, the Washington track team has to feel good about its performance heading into championship season next weekend.
This outdoor track season certainly hasn’t gone the way anyone thought it would. With various athletes banged up, and other key pieces not competing for various other reasons, the Washington track team has certainly had a tough spring.
For a sport like track, which is essentially an individual sport at its core, the UW-WSU Dual meet represents a different kind of atmosphere to your typical meet.
After an underwhelming team performance at the Pepsi Team Invitational a few weeks ago, the Washington track and field team put forth its most complete performance as a team at four different meets in Southern California this weekend.
The final race of the day for the Washington track team felt like the culmination of a very tough, rainy, and soggy day in Eugene, Oregon for the Pepsi Team Invitational.
After some long trips to the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and Texas over the past few weeks, the Washington track team finally has some action in the Pacific Northwest, as the Huskies travel to Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon to take on the Ducks, BYU, and Washington State this weekend at the Peps…
After opening the season in Los Angeles a week ago, the Washington track team split up into two groups, with a contingent of sprinters heading to the Texas Relays in Austin, and the rest of the team gathering in Palo Alto, California for the Stanford Invitational.
In the final indoor race of his UW career, senior distance runner Colby Gilbert found the podium in the 3,000 meters for the third time indoors, with a seventh place finish in College Station, Texas.
Outdoor track season is almost upon us, as the NCAA Indoor Championships mark the last and ultimate challenge for three Washington track athletes this weekend in College Station, Texas.
After another tough day of near NCAA qualifying runs, the Huskies left the Dempsey Indoor Center with no more NCAA qualifiers than when they entered on Friday at the MPSF Championships.
With the first day of the MPSF Championships now firmly behind them, the Washington track team can firmly look ahead to its events on Saturday, with a few key athletes with a chance to win a few titles.
On the second day of a busy weekend for Washington track, the Huskies failed to disappoint, with more record performances and personal bests as they trudge through the indoor season.
With the Don Kirby Invite, Husky Classic, and Husky Open all happening this weekend, there was bound to be some records broken, and personal bests smashed before the weekend is over.
A two-time cross country All-American, a two-time All-America first teamer in the distance medley relay (DMR), and an All-America second teamer in the 3,000 in 2015.
When Jack Lembcke throws a shot put, everyone in the Dempsey knows. The crowd around the throwing area builds up a cheer, led by his fellow throwers and coaches on the UW track team.
One day after freshman Iman Brown dominated the women’s 200 meter dash, the Washington men’s 400-meter sprinters replied with a strong performance of their own.
On the first day of the UW Invitational, standout freshman sprinter Iman Brown broke the Washington record in the 200 meter dash in just her second race in a Husky uniform. She ran a 23.85, beating the record set by Kennadi Bouyer last year by .03 seconds. The freshman also won the event, ou…
In its first indoor action of the year so far, the Washington Huskies track team had more than a few stellar debuts from both its men’s and women’s teams.
Talk about starting the year off with a bang. In one of the first events of the year, sophomore Khalil Winfrey stamped himself into the spotlight of the Washington track team, qualifying for the finals of the 60 meter dash at the UW Indoor Preview.
On Saturday, the Washington track and field team started its season with the annual UW Indoor Preview at the Dempsey Indoor Track. However, one group in particular stood out.
In sports like football and basketball, the beginning of the season is filled with mostly uninteresting matchups. The Washington Huskies football team has played a middling Rutgers team the past two seasons, and the basketball team will play the likes of Bethune-Cookman and Kennesaw State.
Just a few short weeks after the finish of the cross country season, UW cross country and track and field head coach Greg Metcalf is back at it again, and is preparing his team for their first track meet of the season.
In a weekend full of events, two Huskies found the podium at the end of the weekend to score points for the Huskies, junior distance runner Amy-Eloise Neale and senior vaulter Kristina Owsinski.
After some close qualifications two weekends ago at preliminaries, the Washington track team will send eight total athletes to Eugene, Oregon this week to compete for a national championship at the final site.
In a tightly contested 400-meter race that would come down to the wire on Day 2 of the western prelims, senior Laura Anuakpado finished 12th overall, and squeaked out the final qualifying spot for Eugene, Oregon next week.
In an action-packed first day of competition in Austin, Texas, the Washington track team had three athletes qualify to advance to Eugene, and an additional five qualify to compete in quarterfinals later this weekend.
The championship season continues for the Washington track team as the Huskies will send a total of 26 athletes and both 4x400-meter relay teams to Austin, Texas to compete for a spot in the 2017 NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
On the second day of action at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., the Washington track team added one more conference champion to their ranks, with senior pole vaulter Elizabeth Quick taking home the Pac-12 championship over teammate and fellow senior Kristina Owsinski.
Before he threw in his final Pac-12 Championship meet, fifth-year senior Carson Fuller had a season-best of 222 feet-10 inches, good for sixth in the Pac-12 conference this year.
After already securing two points by junior Cole Jensen finishing in seventh place in the men’s decathlon, the Washington track team now looks to send its full platoon of contestants to Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., for the Pac-12 Championships this weekend.
On Saturday, the UW track and field team hosted the Ken Shannon Invitational at its outdoor track for the Huskies’ last home meet of the regular season.
After a solid showing at the OSU High Performance Meet last weekend, the Washington track team is finally set to start a championship season, as junior multi-athlete Cole Jensen will represent the Huskies at the Pac-12 Combined Events Championships.
After impressive competition last week at the Husky Outdoor Track, part of the Washington track team headed out to Corvallis, Ore., to compete at the Oregon State High Performance Meet.
After an impressive dual meet last Sunday, the Washington track team returns to action this weekend on the road in Corvallis, Ore., and hopes for its athletes to continue their hot-streaks as of late at the OSU High Performance Meet on Friday and Saturday.