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Western Carolina Track & Field Excels at Samford Invite

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:31:00 EST

The Western Carolina men's and women's track & field teams traveled to Birmingham, Ala., Friday to compete in the one day Samford Invitational. The Catamounts picked up several top-10 performances while winning the men's 4x400m relay. With the 2017 Southern Conference Indoor Championships just two weeks away, the Catamounts are beginning to fine tune their individual event performances.


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Catamounts Win Three Events on Final Day of Buccaneer Invitational

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 20:31:00 EST

The Western Carolina men's and women's track & field teams picked up a trio of event victories Saturday afternoon while placing 20 athletes in top-10 positions. Junior Dakota Lamont, freshman Jazmine Gooden and senior Hailey Cook all picked up victories on Saturday to lead the way for the Catamounts.



Catamounts Open Up Action at the Buccaneer Invitational

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 21:19:00 EST

The Western Carolina men's and women's track & field team visited Johnson City, Tenn., for the second time this indoor season to compete in the Buccaneer Invitational Friday. WCU qualified 16 athletes for Saturday finals while picking up 15 other top-10 finishes on the day.



Cook Named SoCon Field Athlete of the Month

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:19:00 EST

Western Carolina track & field senior thrower Hailey Cook was named the Southern Conference Field Athlete of the Month for January. Cook becomes the first women’s field athlete in SoCon history to earn the award three times since they began giving out the honor in 2008. Cook was named the Field Athlete of the Month in January and February last season. Cook joins former teammate Tayla Carter as the only two female track & field athletes in SoCon history to earn three monthly awards.



Lewis Named SoCon Field Athlete of the Week

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:17:00 EST

Western Carolina senior field athlete Tiffani Lewis has been named the Southern Conference women’s field athlete of the week, for competition held Jan. 25-31, the league office announced Wednesday.


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Catamounts Snap Meet and Facility Record at Thundering Herd Invitational

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 00:12:00 EST

The Western Carolina men's 4x400m relay team snapped the meet and facility record on the final day of the Thundering Herd Invitational Saturday as WCU picked up 16 top-10 finishes on the day. Junior Henry Kiedi, freshman Devaniel Dale, sophomore Caleb Albrecht and junior Dakota Lamont teamed up to break the meet and facility record as they completed the 1600m distance in 3:15.53 which broke the previous record set by WCU last season at the Thundering Herd Invitational.



Catamounts Open Competition at Thundering Herd Invitational

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 09:43:00 EST

The Western Carolina men's and women's track & field teams opened up competition at the Thundering Herd Invitational Friday afternoon hosted by Marshall University. The men sit in third in the team standings after day one while the women are sixth. WCU placed seven competitors in the top-10 on day one.


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Catamounts Sweep First SoCon Field Athlete of the Week Awards

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:44:00 EST

Western Carolina senior field athletes Scott Peretin and Hailey Cook have been named Southern Conference men’s and women’s field athletes of the week, respectively, for competition held Jan. 9-15, the league office announced Friday.



Catamounts Claim Two Individual Titles at ETSU Invitational

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:21:00 EST

A pair of Western Carolina women's track & field team members claimed individual titles on the final day of the ETSU Invitational. Seniors Hailey Cook and Chenell Bryan led the way for WCU as Cook won the women's shot put and Bryan took home the long jump title. Overall 14 individuals finished in the top-10 for WCU and three relay teams.



Track & Field Opens 2017 at ETSU Invitational

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:44:00 EST

The Western Carolina men's and women's track & field teams opened up the 2017 portion of their indoor season Friday at the ETSU Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn. The Catamounts qualified five runners for Saturday finals while nine others picked up top-10 finishes.



Track & Field Opens Season at JDL College Kick-Off Classic

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:14:00 EST

The Western Carolina men's and women's track & field teams opened up their 2016-17 indoor season Saturday afternoon at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Catamounts placed 28 student-athletes in the top-10 while winning a pair of individual titles.