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Track and field competes in final home meet of indoor season

Miranda Reynolds competes in long jump for the Warhawks.

Carter Secor, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams kept their seasons moving forward as they competed in the Midwest Elite Invitational Saturday Feb. 15 in Whitewater. This being their final home meet of the indoor season, both teams looked to leave their marks and gauge their progress as the...

Women’s track takes 8th at home

Syndey Rossow raced in three events, including the 60m Hurdles. She took 14th place with a time of 9.59, missing out on finals by 0.43 sec.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Women’s Track and Field team played host to the Warhawk Classic Invitational this past Saturday, Feb. 3. The event represented a step up in competition from last week’s Karl Schlender Invitational, against nationally ranked teams such as No. 5 University of Chicago and No. 9 UW-La Cros...

Warhawk Track goes the distance

Carter Secor, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2020

The No. 10 ranked UW-Whitewater Men’s Track and Field team built on the strong showing they posted in the Karl Schlender invitational as they competed at the Warhawk Classic on Friday, Jan. 1. While the Warhawks weren’t as dominant in this meet as they were in their previous one they still got som...

Track & field set the bar high

Junior Lucas Skaaland comes off the blocks on the back side of the track. He won his event, the triple jump, with a distance of 13.60 meters.

Ross Guyette, Assistant Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

The Karl Schlender Track and Field invitational on Saturday, January 23rd marked the beginning of the Warhawks’ season for 2020. Running, jumping and throwing at a high level last season set even higher expectations heading into the opening matchup.       Many returning Warhawks had propelled them...

Warhawks take home 12 first-place finishes

Warhawks take home 12 first-place finishes

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Josh Sinclair The men’s and women’s track and field team combined for 12 first-place finishes. Men The No. 4 ranked UW-Whitewater men’s track and field team won six events and 13 other athletes placed in the top three in the two-day Pointer Invitational. Coach Mike J...

Track and Field: Men finish fourth, women third at Indoor

Track and Field: Men finish fourth, women third at Indoor

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Carson Taylor Hosting the Indoor Championships, the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field teams took on the elite competition of the WIAC last weekend in the Kachel Fieldhouse. Among the nine WIAC teams, the men finished fourth and the women finished...

M/W Track & Field: UW-W records fall at WIAC Quad

M/W Track & Field: UW-W records fall at WIAC Quad

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19 By Carson Taylor The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field teams had record-setting performances at the WIAC Quad hosted by UW-Oshkosh. Despite numerous career-best efforts, the elite competition across the WIAC got the best of the Warhawks. The men’s team placed...

RP Men’s Athlete of the Year: Smith eyes Olympic, coaching future

Marcus Smith

May 7, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham He is not your average track and field athlete. He does not dominate one single event; he dominates two. Senior standout Marcus Smith was named as the Royal Purple’s Male Athlete of the Year this past week. Smith has set multiple school records this year and will b...

Men’s Track and Field: Smith makes history

Jared Denu

May 2, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham The Warhawks men’s track and field team took center stage at the Drake Alternative meet on Saturday, April 27, and came away with multiple first-place finishes and a new school record. No team scores were recorded at the meet, but senior Marcus Smith crushed his previous school record in the triple jump by going 52-11, passin...

Track and field teams ready for national championships

March 7, 2012

The men’s and women’s track and field teams will be at nationals this Friday and Saturday in Grinnell, Iowa. A total of 13 athletes will be competing for the Warhawks. Six of the 10 men competing this weekend will have already had experience in nationals. Junior Marcus Smith ran hurdles last year,...

Track and field teams host WIAC meets

February 15, 2012

UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in their first conference meet of the season Friday. The men placed first with 214 points and the women finished second with 145 points. On the men’s side, first-place finishes included: senior Luke Buchholz in the high jump; Mike Judd in the 60-meter hurdles; the 4x400 meter relay consis...

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