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Run to greatness
Spring 2011
On an overcast, frigid December afternoon, two-time NCAA 400-meter hurdles champion Jeshua Anderson is running with his track teammates in the Indoor Practice Facility. Anderson’s training regime today includes a 300-meter sprint, then f...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Track and field, Hurdles

A runner's worlds
Summer 2009
On a summer morning, the sun’s first rays peep through my bedroom window, warming the dry air when I hear a tentative knock on my door. “Marisa,” my dad whispers. It’s 5:45 a.m. at the Sandoval house in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The ...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Track and field, Running, Cross country

Bernard Lagat comes home
Spring 2008
On his first morning back in Pullman, world track and field champion Bernard Lagat ’01 pulled on his running shoes and said a quick goodbye to his wife, Gladys Tom ’00, and son, Miika. It was 8 a.m. and about 19 degrees outside. But the mornin...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Track and field

WSU Hall of Fame adds 5 who excelled
Summer 2004
Carol GordonOn February 21, the day of her induction into Washington State University's Athletic Hall of Fame, Carol Gordon offered a silent prayer. That evening she shared her petition with 180 guests at the induction banquet in the Compton Union...
Categories: Alumni, Athletics
Tags: Women athletes, Coach, Basketball, Football, Track and field, Hall of Fame

Richardson era ends with her best
Fall 2003
"Someone like her only comes along once a career." —Rick Sloan Ellannee Richardson had just run the race of her life: a blistering 800-meter time of 2 minutes, 12.04 seconds, a personal record, in the final event of the heptathlon at June's NCA...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Coach, Track and field

Whitney Evans: All-America high jumper has a head for finance
Summer 2003
Whitney Evans leaves little to chance. Whether competing in sports or analyzing a stock portfolio for a finance class, her attention to detail pays dividends. The fifth-year scholar-athlete from Calgary is a straight-A student, a six-time track an...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Track and field, Finance

Track—Women's team strong, men's team well-balanced
Spring 2002
“We need the new people to raise that level of performance and take over leaderships roles in some areas.”—Coach Rick SloanCoach Rick Sloan has good reason to be optimistic. He welcomes back five All-Americans to the Washington Stat...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Track and field