The women’s track and field team had a record-setting day at the Ithaca Invitational on Saturday.
When senior thrower Kate Middleton finished a sculpture of herself in an intermediate sculpture class, she felt satisfied knowing she had conveyed her physical and psychological self in a creative work of art.
When junior hurdler Tammia Hubbard forgot to wear her lucky wristband before competing in the Denault Invitational on Feb. 18 at Cornell University, she said she felt completely lost.
After a strong regular season, a record-setting post season, and a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships, the women’s track and field team has a lot of hype to follow up on during the spring season.
After dominating the Empire 8 championships — in near apocalyptic weather — for the fifth straight year, the women’s track and field team is working toward its next goal — NCAAs.
While successful track and field athletes are talented at running, jumping or throwing, for heptathletes, it takes the ability to perform at a high level in all three.
Senior distance runner Kate Leugers has routinely turned in the fastest times for the women’s indoor track team this season. Leugers, who currently has the team’s best time in the 800-, 1,000- and 5,000-meter runs this year.
When track and field fans rank the best outdoor competitions in the nation, a couple of meets come to mind. The Prefontaine Classic, honoring former Olympian Steve Prefontaine, in Eugene, Ore., and the Adidas Grand Prix in New York, for being part of track and field’s professional circuit, are sure to be on the list.…
With the 2010 outdoor track season starting at the Ithaca Invitational on March 27 at Butterfield Stadium, the women’s track and field team begins a new season, with one goal in mind: send as many athletes as possible to the NCAA Championships later this season.
The women’s track and field team took to the track yesterday at Butterfield Stadium for the first of two times this season, running at the Ithaca Invitational. The Bombers used the meet as a way to prepare for the big championship meets ahead, aiming to adjust to competing outdoors rather than on the indoor oval.