July 2, 2013
45 Selected to Spring All-Academic Team
A total of 45 Eastern Washington University student-athletes have been honored on the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team for the 2013 spring quarter.

June 11, 2013
Eastern Track and Field Signs 13 Athletes
The Eastern Washington University track and field and cross country teams added some depth to their programs by inking 11 high school athletes and two transfers for the 2013-14 school year. Twelve of the signees hail from the Pacific Northwest, while one comes overseas from Spain. Highlighting the signing class is Courtney Bray (pole vault) and Trenton Osborn (long jump), who had the top marks in the state of Washington this season in their events.

June 7, 2013
Jeff Minnerly and Cora Kellerman Win Scholar-Athlete Award from Big Sky Conference
Senior football player Jeff Minnerly and senior volleyball/track & field standout Cora Kellerman have been selected as Eastern Washington University’s recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award for the 2012-13 school year. Minnerly is a 2008 graduate of Ferris High School in Spokane, Wash., and Kellerman graduated the same year from La Conner (Wash.) High School.

June 5, 2013
Kaufman, Adams, Nelson & Kellerman Double Winners at “EeeWoos”
A quartet of student-athletes each won a pair of awards among the 16 handed out at the Fifth Annual “EeeWoos” awards show, which took place Tuesday (June 4) at EWU’s Showalter Auditorium.

June 4, 2013
Pair of Pole Vaulters Earn June Scholar Athlete of the Month Honors
Junior Robin Taylor and sophomore Nick Stearns of the Eastern Washington University track and field team have been selected as the EWU Athletic Department Scholar-Athletes of the Month.

June 4, 2013
Q and A: Track and Field Sprinter Brad Wall
There is something about the 400-meter run that brought out the best in Eastern Washington University senior sprinter Brad Wall, who concluded his career with the Big Sky title in the 400 at last month’s league championships.

May 26, 2013
Eagles Cap Off Season in Texas
Although the Eastern Washington University track and field team didn’t have any NCAA Division I Championship qualifiers, it still saw a number of strong marks in the team’s final competition of the season at the West Region Preliminary Championships in Austin, Texas, Friday and Saturday (24-25).

May 23, 2013
Fifth-Annual “EeeWoos” are June 4
The “EeeWoos,” an event created to honor Eastern Washington University student-athletes, takes place for the fifth time on Tuesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at the Showalter Auditorium on the EWU campus in Cheney, Wash.

May 23, 2013
Q and A: Track and Field Athlete Marlyn Anderson
Like father like son isn’t always true, but in Marlyn Anderson’s case it is.

May 20, 2013
Eastern Sending Nine Athletes to Texas for West Regionals
The season continues for nine athletes on the Eastern Washington University track and field team as it ventures to Austin, Texas for the NCAA West Region Preliminary Championships on May 23-25 (Thursday-Saturday).

May 12, 2013
Brad Wall Makes History on Final Day of Big Sky Championships
Sprinter Brad Wall made history Saturday (May 11) at the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, as the senior closed out his career with his fourth league title in the 400 meters to highlight the final day of competition for the Eagles in Cottage Grove, Ore.

May 11, 2013
Eagle Women Sit First, Men Third After Day Three of Big Sky Championships
The Eastern Washington University opened up the third day of the Big Sky Outdoor Championships by grabbing top-three spots in the team standings as well as six All-Big Sky Conference performances and a number of other marks with scoring implications in Forest Grove, Ore., Friday (May 10). In team standings, the Eagle women sit first and the men sit third going into the final day of competition.

May 9, 2013
Q and A: Track and Field Michelle Coombs
After winning the Big Sky Conference Championship in the javelin throw her freshman year, Eastern Washington University senior Michelle Coombs faced one of the biggest challenges in her life the following season.

May 7, 2013
Track and Field Prepares for Big Sky Championships in Forest Grove
After an accumulation of several months of training as well as 50 qualifying marks, the Eastern Washington University track and field team will travel to Forest Grove, Ore., to compete in the 2013 Big Sky Outdoor Championships Wednesday-Saturday (May 8-11). The meet is being hosted by Portland State and will be held at Pacific University’s Lincoln Park Stadium.

May 4, 2013
Four Eastern Athletes Qualify at Last Chance Meet
The Eastern Washington University track and field team brought its Big Sky Conference qualifying mark total to 50 on the season after reaching four more standards at the Vandal Jamboree Saturday (May 4) in Moscow, Idaho. It was the Eagles’ last meet prior to the BSC Championships.

May 3, 2013
Seniors Brad Wall and Michelle Coombs are May Scholar-Athletes
A pair of senior athletes from the Eastern Washington University track and field team – sprinter Brad Wall and javelin thrower Michelle Coombs – have been selected as EWU’s Scholar-Athletes for the month of May.

May 1, 2013
Eagles Have One More Shot to Qualify at Vandal Jamboree
Opportunity is knocking one final time for the Eastern Washington University track and field team as it competes at the Vandal Jamboree Friday and Saturday (May 3-4) at the Dan O’Brien Track and Field Complex in Moscow, Idaho. It will be the last chance for the Eagles to reach Big Sky Conference qualifying marks.

April 30, 2013
Kellerman and Arakawa Receive Big Sky AOTW Honors
Cora Kellerman and Jordan Arakawa of the Eastern Washington University track and field team were selected as the Big Sky Conference field athletes of the week for the week after their performances at the Duane Hartman Invitational on April 26-27 in Spokane, Wash.

April 27, 2013
Eagles Notch Nine More Qualifying Marks in Spokane
The Eastern Washington University track and field team had multiple highlights at the Duane Hartman Invitational in Spokane, Wash., Friday and Saturday (April 26-27) as three throwers had top ten regional marks and nine more conference-qualifying marks were hit by Eastern athletes.

April 26, 2013
50 Selected to Winter All-Academic Team
A total of 50 Eastern Washington University student-athletes have been honored on the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team for winter quarter 2013.

April 24, 2013
Eastern Stays Close to Home for Duane Hartman Invitational
For the Eastern Washington University track and field team, the upcoming weekend originally featured two meets, including the team’s lone annual outdoor home meet. Instead, the Eagles will only be making the short trip to Spokane, Wash., for the Duane Hartman Invitational Friday and Saturday (April 26-27).

April 21, 2013
Mahoney Shatters School Record in California
The Eastern Washington University track and field team took on a very competitive field at the Mt. SAC Relays Thursday-Saturday (April 18-20) and the Beach Invitational Friday and Saturday, coming away with four more Big Sky Conference qualifying marks, but most importantly, a new school record.

April 17, 2013
EWU Gears Up for Mt. SAC Relays and Beach Invitational
The Eastern Washington University track and field team is entering a highly competitive weekend as it heads south to California to compete in the Mt. SAC Relays on April 18-20 and the Beach Invitational on April 19-20.

April 16, 2013
Arakawa Earns Second Big Sky AOTW Honor of the Season
Jordan Arakawa of the Eastern Washington University men’s track and field team was selected as the Big Sky Conference men’s field athlete of the week for the week of April 16 after his performance in the hammer throw at the UNLV Randall Cunningham Invitational on April 12 in Las Vegas, Nev.

April 14, 2013
Several Eagles Hit Season Bests in Las Vegas, Four Qualify at Spokane
Split up between competition at the Randall Cunningham Invitational in Las Vegas, Nev., and the WAR VI in Spokane, Wash., the Eastern Washington University track and field team saw a number of improved marks as well as four more Big Sky Conference qualifying marks Friday and Saturday (April 12-13).

April 10, 2013
Track and Field Heading to Two Separate Meets This Weekend
The Eastern Washington University track and field team will have two different destinations this weekend as it sends a few select athletes to the UNLV Randall Cunningham Invitational in Las Vegas, Nev., Friday and Saturday (April 12-13). The majority of the team will stay close to home for the WAR VI in Spokane, Wash., on April 13.

April 7, 2013
Eastern Attains Four Conference Qualifying Marks at All-Idaho Cup
Competing in the inaugural meet held at recently built Donna Larsen Park in Boise, Idaho, the Eastern Washington University track and field team claimed five facility records as well as four more Big Sky Conference qualifying marks at the All-Idaho Cup Friday and Saturday (April 5-6).

April 3, 2013
Pair of Sophomore Throwers Tabbed as April Scholar-Athletes
Redshirt sophomores Jordan Arakawa and Emma Murillo of the Eastern Washington University track and field team have been selected as the EWU Athletic Department Scholar-Athletes of the Month.

April 3, 2013
Eagles Set to Compete at All-Idaho Cup in Boise
The Eastern Washington University track and field team will get a look at Big Sky Conference members for the second straight weekend as it competes at the All-Idaho Cup Friday and Saturday (April 5-6) in Boise, Idaho.

April 2, 2013
Arakawa Earns Big Sky Athlete of the Week Honors
Jordan Arakawa of the Eastern Washington University men’s track and field team was selected as the Big Sky Conference men’s field athlete of the week for the week of April 2 after a stellar performance in the hammer throw at the Al Manuel Invitational on March 29 in Missoula, Mont.

March 30, 2013
Eastern Adds Another 10 Big Sky Qualifying Marks in Montana
The Eastern Washington University track and field team brought it’s total of Big Sky Conference qualifying marks on the season up to 25 after adding 10 more at the Al Manuel Invitational Friday and Saturday (March 29-30) in Missoula, Mont.

March 27, 2013
Track and Field Back at Full Strength for Al Manuel Invite
The Eastern Washington University track and field team will get its first glimpse at some Big Sky Conference opponents this outdoor season when it heads to Missoula, Mont., for the Al Manuel Invitational Friday and Saturday (March 29-30). It will be the team’s first outdoor meet at full strength as the Dusty Lane Open (March 16) was an optional meet for Eastern athletes.

March 23, 2013
Eastern Alum to Compete at World Cross Country Championships
Mattie Suver (formerly Bridgmon), a former standout runner for the Eastern Washington University cross country and track and field teams, will represent USA at the 40th IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Sunday (March 24).

March 17, 2013
Eagles Get 15 Big Sky Qualifying Marks at Dusty Lane Open
The Eastern Washington University track and field team opened up the outdoor season by attaining 15 Big Sky Conference qualifying marks at the Dusty Lane Open Saturday (March 16) in Spokane, Wash.

March 13, 2013
Eastern Begins Outdoor Campaign in Spokane
After capping off the indoor season and taking the last couple of weeks off, the Eastern Washington University track and field team will kick off the outdoor season Saturday (March 16) at the Dusty Lane Open in Spokane, Wash.

March 1, 2013
Warner Garners Academic Honor
Steven Warner of the Eastern Washington University track and field team was selected as one of the recipients of the inaugural “Keepers of the Dream” Outstanding Academic Achievement Award by Eastern’s Africana Studies Department.

February 24, 2013
Two More Eagles Earn All-Conference Honors at Big Sky Championships
The Eastern Washington University track and field team brought its all-conference performance total to four Saturday (Feb. 23) at the Big Sky Indoor Championships in Bozeman, Mont. In team standings, the men finished seventh with 46 points and the women took ninth with 26 points.

February 23, 2013
Anderson and Murillo Earn All-Big Sky Honors in Day One of Indoor Championships
The Eastern Washington University track and field team kicked off the Big Sky Indoor Championships in Bozeman, Mont., with a number of strong performances across the board. Both of Eastern’s teams sit seventh with the women having 18.5 points and the men having 12.

February 20, 2013
Track and Field Has High Hopes for Big Sky Championships in Bozeman
The Eastern Washington University track and field team will head to Bozeman, Mont., for the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday (Feb. 22-23) hosted by Montana State University at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.

February 16, 2013
Eastern Nabs Four More Big Sky Qualifying Marks in Last Chance Meet
The Eastern Washington University track and field team grabbed four more Big Sky Qualifying marks at the Idaho Collegiate Friday (Feb. 15) and Idaho Open (Feb. 16) in Moscow, Idaho.

February 13, 2013
Eagles Have Last Chance to Qualify in Moscow
The Eastern Washington University track and field team will have its last opportunity to earn Big Sky qualifying marks this weekend as it competes in the Idaho Collegiate Friday (Feb. 15) and Idaho Open Saturday (Feb. 16) at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.

February 9, 2013
Penaloza Hits Big Sky Qualifying Mark in Seattle
The Eastern Washington University track and field team brought its Big Sky qualifying mark total up to 20 after adding one more at the UW Husky Classic Friday and Saturday (Feb. 8-9) in Seattle, Wash.

February 6, 2013
Track and Field Ventures West for Husky Classic
The Eastern Washington University track and field team will head over to Seattle, Wash., for the third time this season as they compete at the UW Husky Classic Friday and Saturday (Feb. 8-9) at the Dempsey Indoor.

February 2, 2013
Eagles Add Three More Qualifying Marks at Idaho
The Eastern Washington University track and field team earned three more Big Sky qualifying marks at the Vandal Indoor Friday (Feb. 1) and the Vandal Collegiate Saturday (Feb. 2) in Moscow, Idaho.

January 29, 2013
Eastern Gears Up For Two Meets in Idaho
The Eastern Washington University track and field team will compete in two different meets this weekend including the 37th Annual Vandal Indoor Friday (Feb. 1) and the Vandal Collegiate Saturday (Feb. 2) at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.

January 26, 2013
Eagles See Several Improved Marks in Seattle
The Eastern Washington University track and field team continued competition Saturday (Jan. 26) at the UW Invitational in Seattle, Wash., adding a number of improved season marks as well as another Big Sky qualifying mark to the team’s impressive weekend.

January 25, 2013
Seven Eastern Athletes Hit Qualifying Marks Friday
The Eastern Washington University track and field team nabbed seven more Big Sky qualifying marks in two different locations Friday (Jan. 25) at the Montana State Open in Bozeman, Mont., and the UW Invitational in Seattle, Wash.

January 22, 2013
Track and Field Splits Squads This Weekend
The Eastern Washington University track and field team will have two different destinations for competition this weekend. The sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers will compete at the Montana State Open in Bozeman, Mont., on Friday (Jan. 25). Meanwhile, the distance runners and throwers will head back to Seattle, Wash., for the UW Invitational on Friday and Saturday (Jan. 25-26).

January 12, 2013
Two More Eagles Earn Qualifying Marks at UW Indoor Preview
The Eastern Washington University track and field teams returned to competition Saturday (Jan. 12) at the UW Indoor Preview in Seattle, Wash., with two athletes attaining Big Sky qualifying marks in the process.

January 9, 2013
Track and Field Season Resumes in Seattle
After taking over a month off from competition, the Eastern Washington University track and field teams will get back into action Saturday (Jan. 12) at the UW Indoor Preview in Seattle, Wash., hosted by the University of Washington at the Dempsey Indoor facility.

December 8, 2012
Eagles Grab Six Big Sky Qualifying Marks at Candy Cane V
The Eastern Washington University track and field teams started off the indoor season Saturday (Dec.8) by nabbing six qualifiers for the Big Sky Indoor Conference Championships at the Fifth Annual Candy Cane Invite in Cheney, Wash.

December 4, 2012
Eastern Kicks off Indoor Season at Home
The Eastern Washington University track and field teams will make their debut of the 2012-2013 indoor season Friday and Saturday (Dec. 7-8), as they host the fifth-annual Candy Cane Invite at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.

September 21, 2012
Eastern Track and Field Hires Erik Rasmussen as Jumps Coach
The Eastern Washington University Track and Field team has hired Erik Rasmussen as the new jumps and multi-events coach.

September 10, 2012
Former Cross Country Assistant Coach Competes in Paralympic Games
Former Eastern graduate student and cross country/distance assistant coach Chris Hammer made a valiant effort at the 2012 London Paralympic Games, competing in three events and four races over the course of nine days, and running nearly 30 miles in the process.

July 26, 2012
Eastern Notches Two All-Academic Team Awards
Capping a week of academic honors for the Eastern Washington University men’s and women’s track and field programs, both the men and the women were recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on its list of NCAA Division I All‐Academic Track & Field Teams for the 2011-12 school year.

July 25, 2012
Michelle Coombs and Shene Davis Added to USTFCCCA All-Academic team
A day after the men’s recipients were honored, Michelle Coombs and Shene Davis from the Eastern Washington University’s women’s track team have been selected by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as All-Academic honorees for the 2012 season.

July 24, 2012
Trio of Eagles Honored by Track & Field Coaches Association
Eastern Washington University’s Kyle King, Kersee Lind and Brad Wall have been selected by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as All-Academic honorees for the 2012 season. A total of 431 student-athletes representing 148 NCAA Division I institutions are on the squad.

July 19, 2012
Hall of Fame Class to be Inducted Oct. 6
Four individuals -- Scott Garske, Joyce Rainwater Blount, Don Kallem and Jon Heimbigner -- will join the 1997 Eastern Football Team as the 12th class of inductees in the Eastern Athletics Hall of Fame, and will be honored on Oct. 6, 2012, in Cheney, Wash.

July 5, 2012
Eastern Assistant Coach to Compete in Paralympics in London
Eastern Washington University assistant cross country coach Chris Hammer is headed to London this summer to compete in the 1,500 meters at the 2012 Paralympic Games.

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