Saturday’s Sycamore Invite went well for the Cougar track and field teams. With the men’s team placing third and the women’s team placing seventh, they are one step closer to the Ohio Valley Conference Championship.
Season schedules for SIUE’s cross country and track and field teams were announced Friday, and cross country competed in its first meet Jan. 23.
Seniors Ben Scamihorn and Matt O’Connor returned from the Sunshine State with two new accomplishments under their belts: both broke school records at the Pepsi Florida Relays.
For the first time since 2012, men’s track and field boasts having an Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Freshman of the Year athlete on their team. Men’s high and long jumper Ethan Poston was given the title just before he took home gold at the OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships.
With SIUE approaching the middle of the spring semester, some spring sports are just starting and some are nearing an end. Here’s where each sport stands.
The Cougars returned home from the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships with three gold medals along with multiple other high marks.
Friday marked the SIUE track and field team’s first indoor meet of the season at Southeast Missouri State University. While the Cougars did not win the dual meet, the team started out strong with many personal records being broken and many top marks.
Senior jumper Julian Harvey took third in long jump and seventh in high jump at the NCAA preliminary meet Saturday to qualify for the national championship in both events.
The Tom Botts Invitational in Columbia, Missouri ended with some solid results for the Cougars, most notably senior Lauren White’s with four new personal records.
The track and field teams faced another weekend of cold weather, which led to an average meet for many of the athletes at the Billiken Invitational.
SIUE track and field faced stiff competition this weekend at the Bill Cornell Classic in Carbondale, Illinois, but were still able to come away with solid individual results.
SIUE’s track and field teams opened their outdoor season at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, last weekend with some standout performances.
The SIUE track and field teams finished up their indoor seasons this weekend at the two-day Ohio Valley Conference championship at Eastern Illinois University with some successful performances.
SIUE brought eight of their jumpers and sprinters up to Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, for the Top Times Open this past weekend, where they had four individual first place finishes.
The SIUE track and field team left a good image at the John Craft Invite last weekend in Charleston, Illinois, hitting 13 top-5 finishes in events with seven first places and four personal records.
The SIUE track and field teams started their seasons victorious and are looking to continue their success after a nearly month-long break.
Following a year filled with success in several programs, SIUE Athletics placed in the top 100 of the Learfield Director’s Cup final standings.
The SIUE track and field team came away from the SIUE Gateway Classic April 8, with a win for both the men’s and women’s teams, as well as personal bests across many events.
The track and field indoor season has started with some outstanding individual performances. Multiple personal records have been broken, and some players are maintaining the level of success they had last year and plan on improving throughout the course of the season.
Six student-athletes from the track and field team competed in the NCAA West preliminary round this past weekend following a stellar Ohio Valley Conference championship meet and SIUE Interim Head Coach Scott Block said he could not be happier with his team’s performance.
The Cougars celebrated their first home meet with outstanding performances on Saturday, April 16 with 29 PRs, multiple personal bests being broken and two athletes qualifying for the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
The women’s and men’s track and field teams traveled Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 to Cape Girardeau, Mo. for the Joey Haines Invitational, while the 10K runners traveled to St. Louis, Mo. for the Washington University Invitational. During the weekend, they continued to gather person…
The men and women’s track teams traveled to Fayetteville, Ark., on Friday, March 25 through Saturday, March 26 to compete at the Arkansas Spring Invitational. The Cougars continued to keep up the momentum transitioning from the indoor season to the outdoor season.
The women’s and men’s track teams finished the indoor season with the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship, and both teams are now preparing for the outdoor season which begins on Friday, March 25.
During the weekend, the women’s and men’s track and field teams competed in the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Track. The athletes competed with high levels of energy and enjoyed immense amount of success, with the women’s team placing in seventh and the men’s team placing in fifth.
The Cougars traveled to Allendale, Mich., to compete against Grand Valley State University on Friday, Feb. 12, continued to keep up the momentum with many athletes breaking their bests.
Senior La’Derrick Ward’s historic SIUE track career came to an end at the NCAA Championships this season, where Ward ended his collegiate years with another All-American performance.
While some track and field athletes might be happy to just make it to the NCAA Championships, senior La’Derrick Ward took things to the next level at the NCAA West Preliminaries this past weekend.
The Cougars’ track and field teams dominated this weekend at the Gateway Invite at Korte Stadium. The men’s team won by 22 points, and the women’s team took second to the University of Missouri by 11 points.
The Hilltopper Relays at Western Kentucky University last weekend held great results for the Cougars, prepping the track and field teams for their home meet this Saturday.
The Cougars’ track and field teams competed this weekend at the Eastern Illinois University Big Blue Classic in Charleston. Head Coach Eileen McAllister said both of the teams performed very well.
The men’s and women’s track and field teams opened its outdoor season with a full weekend. Athletes competed in the Vanderbilt Invitational in Nashville, Tenn. and the Washington University Invitational in St. Louis, Mo.
The SIUE track program set a new benchmark by sending three athletes to the NCAA Outdoor Championships last week, and one athlete had set the bar high by finishing with the highest position in SIUE history.
After nine years, senior track star La’ Derrick Ward has endured the many trials and tribulations that go along with being an athlete.
In 2008, most SIUE athletic programs joined the Ohio Valley Conference as the university and athletics department transitioned to Division I. Now, six years into that partnership, the SIUE track and field program leads the OVC to the NCAA Championships meet, with three athletes competing for…
Three SIUE track and field athletes are going to the NCAA Outdoor Championships next week after their performances in the NCAA West Preliminaries during the weekend.
In their second home meet of the season, the men’s and women’s track and field teams put together one of their best showings of the year, breaking numerous school records and setting many more personal bests.
The SIUE men’s and women’s track team will face its first big test of the indoor season this weekend, as it travels to Nashville, Tenn. to compete at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships.