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Edinburgh XC Blogs: Anna Maxwell Todd Grasley Jan 12, 2014

San Lorenzo Valley (CA) senior Anna Maxwell just embarked on a trip to Scotland this past weekend to compete at the Great Bupa Edinburgh XC race in the junior women's 4K race after being selected by the USATF to represent the United States. Maxwell was coming off a very successful cross country season with a California state title and fifth place finish at the Foot Locker Nationals. She got the opportunity to extend her final high school cross country season this past weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland, which she placed 11th with a time of 14:32 on the European style 4K XC course. Maxwell took the time blog for MileSplit on her race, trip, and experience to Scotland. Read below from the University of Washington recruit.

New Day, Old Foe For Husky Track Todd Grasley Apr 25, 2013

A new era in the storied tradition of Washington track and field begins Saturday with the first competition on UW's new purple track playground, and fittingly it opens with the old-fashioned dual meet vs. Washington State. (via www.gohuskies.com)

Greater Louisville Classic College Preview Press Release Sep 26, 2012

Louisville, KY- The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) will host 115 colleges and universities from 24 states in the 11th Annual Greater Louisville Classic (GLC), which for the first time in the 11 year history should be the largest college meet contested in the United States in 2012.

Cross Country Charts Course For 2012 Jul 19, 2012

The course has been mapped out for the 2012 Husky cross country season, and features some new stops. Among the highlights is the NCAA West Regional meet, which Washington is hosting for the first time since 1995.

Unleashed: Megan Goethals Is At Peace. Finally. Mar 7, 2012

Fourteen months after a psychiatrist was preparing her to end her track career because "my body was failing me," Huskies sophomore Megan Goethals is running for UW in the national championships.

USTFCCCA Hands Out Academic Honors Feb 14, 2012

Academic awards from this past cross country season were handed out this week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, with the Husky women's team earning several honors.

Babcock Named Pac-12 Scholar Athlete Of The Year Nov 30, 2011

Senior All-American Christine Babcock garnered another prestigious honor today, as she was named the Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women's cross country, the first Husky to earn the honor.

Metcalf Named Pac-12 Coach Of The Year Nov 29, 2011

For the third time in the past four years, Husky head coach Greg Metcalf has been named the Pac-12 Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year, while Katie Flood and Christine Babcock earned All-Pac-12 Team honors.

Flood Named GoHuskies.com SAOTW Nov 28, 2011

Sophomore Katie Flood from the women's cross country team has been named the GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 21-27.

Johnson Takes Fourth At Canadian Nationals Nov 26, 2011

Sophomore Justine Johnson capped a busy week with a great run at the Canadian Cross Country Championships today at Jericho Beach Park, as she placed fourth in the senior women's race.

Babcock, Bywater Lead Pac-12 Academic Winners Nov 23, 2011

Senior Christine Babcock was named to the Pac-12 Cross Country All-Academic First Team for the third time, and junior Joey Bywater earned Second Team honors leading 12 UW runners on the team.

Huskies On Flood Watch At NCAA Championships Nov 19, 2011

An early season bout with mononucleosis turned out to be decisive for UW sophomore cross country runner Katie Flood, who is leading the third-ranked Huskies into Monday's NCAA championship.

Third-Ranked Huskies Chase Podium Spot Nov 17, 2011

This coming Monday in Terre Haute, Indiana, the gun will be fired at the NCAA Cross Country Championships and the next half hour of racing will sort out the national title. Washington wants to be in the mix.

Top Five Huskies Earn All-West Region Nov 14, 2011

Washington's top five finishers on the women's side of Saturday's NCAA West Region Championships were all named to the All-West Region team today by the USTFCCCA.

Huskies Win Fourth-Straight Regional Title Nov 12, 2011

The Husky women's cross country team cruised to another NCAA West Regional championship today at the Stanford Golf Course, the fourth consecutive Regional title for the Dawgs which earns them a trip to nationals.

NCAA Trips At Stake At West Regionals Nov 9, 2011

NCAA Regional week is at hand, where every men's and women's team will be running to try and extend their fall by one more race. The Huskies will be in Palo Alto this Saturday morning for West Regionals.

Eclectic Freshman Class Energizes Husky Men Nov 7, 2011

Call them Generation XC. A huge freshman class for the men's cross country team has infused the whole group with a new energy, providing immediate contributions and setting the stage for years to come.

Katie Flood Captures Pac-12 Cross Country Title Oct 29, 2011

Sophomore Katie Flood became the first ever Pac-12 Women's Cross Country Champion today, pulling away for a stunning upset win in one of the fastest times in the history of the race, and leading the UW women to second.

First Pac-12 Titles On The Line In Tempe Oct 27, 2011

The sport of cross country gets the honor of deciding the first conference champions in the Pac-12 era this weekend, as Washington heads to Litchfield Park, Arizona for the Pac-12 Championships.

Babcock Getting Back Up To Speed Oct 24, 2011

Senior All-American Christine Babcock is the only Husky left that ran to UW's first NCAA title in 2008, but this year's second-ranked Huskies reflect her influence more than ever before.

Huskies Leap To Second In National Rankings Oct 18, 2011

The voters showed they were suitably impressed with Washington's victory at last Friday's Adidas Wisconsin Invitational, vaulting the Husky women's cross country team all the way up to No. 2 in today's poll.

Bywater Striving To Reach The Next Level Oct 17, 2011

Running is all about the struggle for personal improvement. Joey Bywater, a junior on the Cross Country and Track and Field teams understands that "to be good you have to exhaust yourself."

Huskies Capture Wisconsin Invite Against Elite Field Oct 14, 2011

The Husky women's cross country team jumped back into the national spotlight today with a victory at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational, overcoming one of the most competitive fields in years, featuring seven Top-10 teams.

Dawgs Back In Motion In Wisconsin Oct 13, 2011

Following several critical weeks of work, the Washington cross country teams get to line up and race again this week, taking on huge fields at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational.

Q & A With Liberty Miller Oct 5, 2011

Last year, Liberty Miller was the only freshman in UW's top-seven at every cross country meet. Back for year two, Miller talks to GoHuskies about the early season, marathon aspirations, and the team's stylish mustaches from NCAA's.

Freshmen Run Well In Woodland Park Oct 2, 2011

The Husky cross country teams were out in full force this morning at Woodland Park, supporting a small number of young Dawgs that ran in the Emerald City Open. Nick Schippers earned the win in the men's 8k.

Solid Day For Dawgs In Minnesota Sep 24, 2011

Juniors Joey Bywater and Lindsay Flanagan each turned in Top-25 finishes today to lead the Washington cross country teams, as the Huskies ran at the Roy Griak Invitational outside Minneapolis for the first time since 2001.

Huskies Look To Take Next Step At Roy Griak Sep 22, 2011

The Husky cross country squads have a big early season opportunity at their feet as they head to the prestigious Roy Griak Invitational, hosted this Saturday by the University of Minnesota.

Women's Cross Country Season Preview Sep 18, 2011

The Huskies look to have many more answers than questions heading into the 2011 season, and look to be conference and national contenders once again.

O'Donoghue-McDonald Wins Second Sundodger Sep 17, 2011

Senior Max O'Donoghue-McDonald became the first Husky ever to win back-to-back Sundodger Invitationals, as he led the men to the victory today at UW's annual home meet. The No. 11 UW women also cruised to the win.

Men's Cross Country Season Preview Sep 16, 2011

The Huskies have three Top-20 finishes at nationals in the past five years, and are looking to return to Terre Haute with a veteran group backed by a huge freshman class. | Sundodger Saturday In West Seattle

Cross Country Season Dawns With Sundodger Sep 15, 2011

The Washington cross country season begins in earnest in just a few days with the 20th-annual Sundodger Invitational. Hundreds of athletes will run over the Lincoln Park trails in a series of eight races Saturday.

Sayenko Battles Through Pain In Worlds Marathon Sep 5, 2011

Former Husky Mike Sayenko competed in his first IAAF World Track & Field Championships on Sunday, running the marathon on the final day of competition and finishing 37th for Team USA as the No. 2 American runner.

Huskies Test Their Legs At Sunny Magnuson Park Sep 2, 2011

On a perfect day at Magnuson Park on the shores of Lake Washington, the cold and gray of the NCAA course in Terre Haute felt far off, but the Huskies have that goal in mind once again, and made some early strides today.

Washington Ranked 11th To Begin 2011 Aug 30, 2011

The 2011 cross country season is right around the corner and the first USTFCCCA national poll released today pegs the Husky women's team at No. 11.

Three Huskies Named Academic All-District Jun 2, 2011

A trio of Husky standouts were voted to the prestigious Capital One Academic All-District men's and women¡¯s track & field/cross country teams, it was announced today.

Alaka Burns Up Tucson For Pac-10 Sprint Titles May 14, 2011

Sophomore James Alaka flashed to some Husky history today at the Pac-10 Track & Field Championships, as he captured the 100-meter dash and shortly thereafter came back and powered to the victory in the 200-meter dash as well.

Javelin Men Post Big Points On Pac-10 Day One May 13, 2011

Washington's javelin army did its best to take the Pac-10s by storm today, and despite a great day, Kyle Nielsen, Joe Zimmerman and Jimmy Brookman had to settle for a second, third, and fourth-place finish to highlight day one.

Pac-10 Track Titles At Stake In Tucson May 11, 2011

Championship season is at hand for the Husky track and field teams, as UW will battle for conference supremacy this weekend at the Pac-10 Championships, hosted by Arizona at Drachman Stadium. Action begins on Friday.

Pac-10s Best: Taiwo Wins Decathlon Championship May 7, 2011

Husky junior Jeremy Taiwo can now lay claim to being the best all-around athlete in the Pac-10 Conference, as he captured the decathlon title today at the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships at Arizona's Drachman Stadium. | Husky Stadium Runs Its Final Race

Husky Stadium Track Runs Its Last Race May 7, 2011

The book closed on 91 years of history today as the final track and field meet was held at Husky Stadium this afternoon. The venerable track with the swirling winds but breathtaking setting was put to use for the final time.

Taiwo Leads Pac-10 Decathlon After Day One May 7, 2011

A career day across the board has junior Jeremy Taiwo sitting atop the pack after the first five events of the Pac-10 Multi-Events Championships, as he looks to capture his first conference decathlon title.

Ken Shannon Invite Closes Husky Stadium Track May 5, 2011

Over ninety years of history wraps up this weekend, as Husky Stadium hosts its final track and field meet on Saturday. Fittingly, the final meet is the annual Ken Shannon Invitational, named to honor UW's former long time head coach.

Work Ethic And Community Power UW's "Javelin Army" May 4, 2011

One U.S.A. Junior National Champion, one Regional qualifier as a freshman, a two-time All-American, a new school record-holder, and an aspiring Olympian. Meet Washington's current Fab Five of the javelin.

Gudaitis Earns Pac-10 Sportsmanship Award May 3, 2011

Senior sprinter Jeff Gudaitis, who has been coping with papillary thyroid cancer for several months, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Pac-10 Sportsmanship Award.

Follett Takes U.S. Lead At Payton Jordan Invite May 2, 2011

Washington alum Katie Follett, an eight-time All-American in track and cross country, had perhaps her best race thus far as a professional, as she won the Payton Jordan Invitational on Sunday in a U.S.-leading time of 4:08.95.

Husky Men Top Cougars In Final Husky Stadium Dual Apr 29, 2011

The Husky men's track and field team was victorious over the rival Cougars this evening in the final UW-WSU dual meet ever to be held in Husky Stadium. Washington bookended the stadium's history with wins in 1922 and 2011.

Day One Of Oregon Relays In The Books Apr 22, 2011

A windy evening at Hayward Field helped extend a few throws and jumps as a handful of Huskies competed at the Oregon Relays. Freshman Kasen Covington and junior Elisa Bryant turned in significant season-bests to lead the way.

Eugene Redux As Huskies Return For Oregon Relays Apr 21, 2011

A large group of Huskies are headed back to Eugene for the second time in three weeks, to compete in the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field this Friday and Saturday in the last road trip of the regular season.

Record Vault Earns Pac-10 Honors For Roth Apr 18, 2011

Senior pole vaulter Scott Roth took the NCAA lead with a school record vault at the Mt. SAC Relays on Saturday, and earned Pac-10 Athlete of the Week honors for his exploits. | Also Earns GoHuskies.com Honors

Roth's Record Wins Mt. SAC Vault Title Apr 16, 2011

Six-time All-American Scott Roth soared to a new school record today to beat a field of pros at the Mt. SAC Relays, and post the best pole vault mark by an American indoors or outdoors in 2011.

Huskies Step Up Across The Board At Mt. SAC Apr 15, 2011

The Husky track teams brought their best to the Mt. SAC Relays, "where the world's best athletes compete," as the long day of action at the storied meet resulted in four new Top-10 marks and fourteen personal bests.

Huskies Compete With Elites At Mt. SAC Relays Apr 13, 2011

A large contingent of Huskies is off to Walnut, California this week for the annual Mt. SAC Relays, one of the nation's largest and most prestigious outdoor meets, kicking off Thursday evening and going through Saturday.

Alaka Wins First Pac-10 Weekly Honor Apr 11, 2011

After three victories on Saturday in Eugene, sophomore sprinter James Alaka pocketed another win today, as he was named the Pac-10 Men's Track Athlete of the Week.

Alaka, Peterson Lead Dawgs At Pepsi Team Invite Apr 9, 2011

Six event victories and a new school record wrapped a big day for Husky track as it completed its first scored meet of the outdoor season at the Pepsi Team Invitational at Oregon's Hayward Field.

Husky Track Aligns For Quad-Meet At Oregon Apr 6, 2011

The first scoring meet of the outdoor track season is at hand, as Washington returns to Hayward Field in Eugene for the annual Pepsi Team Invitational which will be televised live Saturday from 12-3 p.m.

Q & A With Chelsea Orr Mar 30, 2011

With the number one recruiting class in the country, comprised of All-Americans from all around the nation, Sammamish native Chelsea Orr flew under the radar. That's no longer the case, as the freshman found her stride.

Opening Outdoor Weekend Wraps At Stanford Mar 26, 2011

A wet and chilly Stanford Invitational came to a close today, and while the Husky contingent was lighter on day two, there were still a number of PRs to be had, and again the UW sprinters had a lot to be proud of.

Sprinters Quick To Victory At Stanford Invite Mar 25, 2011

The Huskies started the outdoor track season with a bang from their top two sprinters, James Alaka and Dominique Lauderdale, then the distance crew took over late led by Colton Tully-Doyle and James Cameron.

Huskies Open Outdoor Season At Stanford Mar 23, 2011

The Husky track and field team will now move outdoors and spend the next few weeks on the road, beginning this week with a trip to the Bay Area for the Stanford Invitational.

Flood Named Team USA Captain Mar 18, 2011

In preparation for Sunday's IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Spain, Husky freshman Katie Flood was chosen as the captain of the Team USA junior team.

Huskies Welcome 15 New Track Student-Athletes Mar 16, 2011

Washington track and field head coach Greg Metcalf announced the addition of 15 student-athletes to the Husky program this week, a diverse mix of nine men and six women heavy on Northwest talent.

Three Huskies Named First Team All-America Mar 14, 2011

Husky track athletes James Cameron, Scott Roth, and Jeremy Taiwo were all named First Team All-Americans today by the USTFCCCA for their performances at the NCAA Indoor Championships. | Roth Named GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete Of The Week

Husky Men Place 18th At NCAA Indoors Mar 12, 2011

All-American efforts from sophomores James Cameron and Jeremy Taiwo gave the Husky men's track team a boost today, as the Dawgs finished tied for 18th at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. | Roth Defends NCAA Pole Vault Title

NCAA Track Titles On The Line For Seven Huskies Mar 10, 2011

The indoor track and field season comes to a close with the NCAA Indoor Championships this weekend in College Station, Texas, with seven Huskies heading to Texas A&M to compete Friday and Saturday.

Seven Huskies Earn Spots In NCAA Indoor Field Mar 7, 2011

The full field for the 2011 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships was officially announced today and seven Husky names can be found on the list. The only drama was for senior Ryan Vu, who earned one of the final pole vault spot.

Cameron Named Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete Of The Week Mar 7, 2011

Men's track and field star James Cameron was named the Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 28-March 6. This is the first such honor for Cameron on the year and the second ford the men's track and field team.

Three Huskies Earn NCAA Bids As Dempsey Closes Mar 5, 2011

Husky athletes punched three tickets to NCAA Indoors at the UW Final Qualifier today in the Dempsey. Sophomore James Cameron achieved one of the most famous marks in track, breaking the four-minute mile barrier.

Dempsey Closes With Last Chance Qualifier Mar 4, 2011

The final Dempsey Indoor meet, and the last chance to earn a spot at NCAA Indoors, is set for this Saturday afternoon as Washington hosts the UW Final Qualifier, starting at 11 a.m.

Husky Women Fifth, Men Eighth As MPSF Wraps Feb 26, 2011

Led by several newcomers on the track and veterans in the field, the Husky women's track team came away with a fifth-place finish at the MPSF Championships in the Dempsey while the UW men finished eighth.

Dawgs Led By Distances On MPSF Day One Feb 25, 2011

The Husky track teams had solid first days at the MPSF Championships at the Dempsey Indoor. Washington had seven new program Top-10 marks with the bulk of the points to be divied up on Saturday.

MPSF Championships Brings West's Best To Dempsey Feb 24, 2011

Conference bragging rights are on the line this weekend, as are NCAA Indoor Championship bids, as Washington plays host to the annual MPSF Championships this Friday and Saturday in the Dempsey Indoor. | MPSF Home

Q & A With James Cameron Feb 24, 2011

James Cameron has had a breakout sophomore season on the track. The SoCal native talked to GoHuskies.com about his large collection of roommates, Mt. Rainier's effect on his college choice, and his artistic side.

Q & A With James Cameron Feb 23, 2011

James Cameron has had a breakout sophomore season on the track. The SoCal native talked to GoHuskies.com about his large collection of roommates, Mt. Rainier's effect on his college choice, and his artistic side.

Chelsea Orr Wins NACAC Cross Country Title Feb 20, 2011

A fantastic first year became all the sweeter today for Husky freshman Chelsea Orr, as the local product stood atop the podium for Team USA at the annual NACAC Cross Country Championships in Trinidad.

Chelsea Orr Wins NACAC Cross Country Title Feb 20, 2011

A fantastic first year became all the sweeter today for Husky freshman Chelsea Orr, as the local product stood atop the podium for Team USA at the annual NACAC Cross Country Championships in Trinidad.

UW Men Improve To 16th In Latest Indoor Poll Feb 16, 2011

Fresh off the biggest indoor meet of the year, the Husky men's track team climbed to a season-high No. 16 national ranking today after the USTFCCCA compiled all the latest best marks from around the country.

Top-10 List Assaulted As Husky Classic Delivers Feb 12, 2011

A jam-packed Dempsey witnessed mark after NCAA-leading mark today and the Husky track teams did some major overhauling of the recordbooks with 14 new Top-10 marks in the Flotrack Husky Classic finale.

Flood Qualifies For World XC Championships Feb 5, 2011

Katie Flood added to her long list of year one achievements, as the Husky freshman placed third overall at the U.S. Junior Cross Country Championships today, earning a spot on Team USA for the World Championships.

Distance Relays, Multis Highlight UW Invite Day One Jan 28, 2011

The first night of the UW Invitational gives just a taste of what's to come on Saturday, so with records falling and Olympians racing tonight in the Dempsey, one can't help but look ahead to a memorable follow-up tomorrow.

UW Invitational Revs Up In The Dempsey Jan 27, 2011

The indoor track season makes a large leap in both quantity and quality this weekend as the UW Invitational brings some of the nation's elite college, professional, and prep track athletes to the Dempsey Indoor.

Gregg Bell Unleashed Jan 26, 2011

Cancer, Upcoming Radiation Can't Keep UW Sprinter Jeff Gudaitis Down "I can grow more from this," senior and two-time NCAA finalist says.

Track Season Preview: Jumps, Vault, Multis Jan 22, 2011

In a wide variety of ways, Pat Licari's group of tracksters could produce a plethora of points at conference and national meets this year. Washington has several returning NCAA competitors and a great recruting class.

Track Season Preview: Throws Jan 19, 2011

Washington's standout javelin corps provides the base that the throws group will build around in 2011, as a number of key returners look to give the Huskies their most well-rounded group in years.

Track Season Preview: Sprints Jan 13, 2011

They may be the fastest athletes on the track team, but patience and steady progress is required to build up any team, and third-year sprints coach Raul Sheen has Washington looking ready to come hard out of the blocks.

Track Season Preview: Men's Distances Jan 11, 2011

Transitioning from the trails to the track has the Husky men's distance group brimming with optimism. With key returners in each event and talented newcomers, Coach Metcalf is waiting impatiently for the first gun to go off.

Top 10 Of 2010: Men's Track And Field All-Americans Dec 22, 2010

Scott Roth vaulted his way into the history books March 12, 2010 as he claimed the NCAA indoor pole vault title in Fayetteville, Ark., becoming Washington's first individual track and field champion since 2007.

Washington Chosen As 2012 West Regional Host Dec 16, 2010

Washington cross country seems to have found a postseason home to its liking, as the NCAA chose the UW and Jefferson Park Golf Course as the host for the 2012 NCAA West Regional Championships.

Purple Reigns At Intrasquad Meet Dec 10, 2010

Purple got the gold tonight at the Dempsey Indoor as the Husky track and field squad previewed the 2011 indoor season with the second annual Intrasquad Meet.

Dawgs Get Creative For Intrasquad Meet Dec 8, 2010

Track and field action returns to the Dempsey Indoor on Thursday evening with one of the most fun and unique events on the calendar, the Purple and Gold Intrasquad meet. Action begins at 5:30 p.m.

Flood Named Pac-10 Newcomer Of The Year Dec 1, 2010

Husky freshman Katie Flood was named the Pac-10 Women's Cross Country Newcomer of the Year, it was announced today by commissioner Larry Scott. Flood also earned All-Pac-10 First Team honors.

Cross Country Takes 16th At NCAA Championships Nov 22, 2010

With winds whipping across the LaVern Gibson Championship Course, the Husky women's cross country team had a tough finish to the 2010 season, finishing 16th overall at the NCAA Championships.

Babcock's Long Road Back Inspires Huskies Nov 20, 2010

Out of commission for over half a year with a foot injury, All-American Christine Babcock's late season return has helped lead the Husky women back to nationals as a top-five contender.

No. 4 Huskies Head For National Championships Nov 19, 2010

Riding a strong late season push, the Husky women's cross country team looks to carry its momentum to a peak performance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, set for Monday, November 22, in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Huskies Back Up To No. 4 In The Nation Nov 16, 2010

After long weeks of training and a victory at the West Regionals, the Husky women's cross country team will head into the NCAA Championships ranked fourth in the national rankings.

Huskies Back On Top In West With Regional Win Nov 13, 2010

For the third year in a row, the Husky women's cross country team are NCAA West Region Champions, as they upset three Top-10 teams to take the victory and continue their push towards the NCAA Championships.

Huskies Head To Oregon For NCAA Regionals Nov 11, 2010

Just two races remain in the cross country season, and for the Huskies to reach that final race, they will need to deliver this Saturday at the NCAA West Regional Championships, hosted by Oregon.

Q & A With Justine Johnson Nov 5, 2010

Redshirt freshman Justine Johnson turned in a breakthrough performance at last Saturday's Pac-10 Championships, taking 15th overall. She talked to GoHuskies this week about the team reaching its peak with NCAAs ahead.

Huskies Move Up To 11th In New National Poll Nov 3, 2010

After their best performance of the season, the Husky women's cross country team jumped up nine spots in this week's national rankings, coming in at No. 11. | Pac-10 Photo Gallery

Flood Named Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete Of The Week Nov 1, 2010

Katie Flood, a freshman from Des Moines, Iowa, of the UW women's cross country team is the Gohuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 25-31. This is the first such honor for the women's cross country team of the season.

Husky Women Step Up At Pac-10 Championships Oct 30, 2010

The first Pac-10 Cross Country Championships in Seattle in 10 years was a memorable one, as the Husky women's team made a big statement that they are moving back to contender status in the closest race in Pac-10 history.

Race Day Arrives At Jefferson Golf Course Oct 29, 2010

On a jewel of a fall day in Seattle on Friday, the final modifications were made, turning Jefferson Park Golf Course into a pristine race track for the Pac-10 cross country teams to traverse on Saturday.

Q & A With Katie Flood Oct 28, 2010

One of the nation's top recruits, freshman Katie Flood followed a wait-and-see approach this fall, as she recovered from a stress fracture. But after a quick recovery, Flood proved to be ready and has made an instant impact.

Washington Hosts The Pac-10 Championships Oct 27, 2010

For the first time in 10 years, the Washington cross country program is set to host the Pac-10 Cross Country Championships. This Saturday, October 30, Jefferson Park Golf Course will be the site of one of the most prestigious cross country meets in the nation.

From The Daily: Lawrence Has Seen It All Oct 25, 2010

It's funny how one conversation can greatly alter a person's future. For Mel Lawrence, that conversation wasn't anything but a friendly exchange before a high-school cross-country race.

Mel Lawrence's Presidential Diary Oct 22, 2010

Senior All-American Mel Lawrence recaps Thursday's meeting with President Obama, which was a long time coming for the 2008 NCAA Champions.

Mel Lawrence's Presidential Diary Oct 22, 2010

Senior All-American Mel Lawrence recaps Thursday's meeting with President Obama, which was a long time coming for the 2008 NCAA Champions.

Lawrence, Bywater Lead Dawgs At Pre-Nationals Oct 16, 2010

Top-25 finishes from senior Mel Lawrence and freshman Katie Flood in her collegiate debut helped the Husky women's cross country team to a top-10 finish at Pre-Nationals today while sophomore Joey Bywater led the men.

Q & A With Gareth Gilna Oct 15, 2010

The redshirt freshman talks about what it took to jumpstart his college career, life growing up in New Mexico, and how the women's NCAA title played a part in bringing him to Washington. | Pre-Nationals Come At Key Point For UW

Pre-Nationals Comes At Key Point For Huskies Oct 14, 2010

The final race of the regular season takes the Husky cross country squads back to Indiana, where they will face the largest fields of the year in the annual Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute this Saturday morning.

Dockendorf Vaults To Bronze At Commonwealth Games Oct 14, 2010

Continuing a week of outstanding performances by Husky track and field alumni, former UW All-American Carly Dockendorf captured a bronze medal in the pole vault for Canada at the Commonwealth Games in India.

Sayenko Takes 10th In Chicago Marathon Oct 10, 2010

Former Husky standout Mike Sayenko turned in another outstanding performance at one of the world's top marathons today, as he placed 10th overall at the Chicago Marathon, and was the second finishing American runner.

Freshmen Impress At Emerald City Open Oct 2, 2010

A pair of true freshmen showed tremendous promise today as those members of the Husky cross country teams that did not make the trip to Notre Dame competed at the Emerald City Open, hosted by Seattle U. at Woodland Park.

Campbell, Lawrence Drive Huskies In South Bend Oct 1, 2010

Led by seniors Kailey Campbell and Mel Lawrence, the Husky women's cross country team outpaced a half dozen top-30 teams today at the Notre Dame Invitational. | The Road Is The Reward For Young Huskies

The Road Is The Reward For Young Huskies Oct 1, 2010

A number of second-year Huskies have shown what a difference a year can make early on this fall, and are now heading out for their first cross country road trip, at Friday's Notre Dame Invitational.

Huskies Look To Take Next Step At Notre Dame Sep 29, 2010

A big early season test lies ahead for the Washington men's and women's cross country teams, as the Huskies head for South Bend and the Notre Dame Invitational. An elite field has been assembled for Friday's races.

Sundodger Race Highlights Sep 22, 2010

Watch video highlights and check out a photo gallery from UW cross country's pair of victories at the Sundodger Invitational, last Saturday in West Seattle's Lincoln Park.

Huskies Roll To Team And Individual Sundodger Wins Sep 18, 2010

Lindsay Flanagan and Max O'Donoghue-McDonald fired up the hometown fans with individual wins that also led the Husky women's and men's cross country squads to the team titles at the annual Sundodger Invitational in Lincoln Park.

Q & A With Cameron Quackenbush Sep 18, 2010

Cameron Quackenbush heads into his junior season looking to continue the steady improvements that have seen him become one of UW's most reliable cross country athletes. Quackenbush got his first taste of the NCAA Championships last year, and was Washington's fourth man across the finish.

Women's Cross Country Season Outlook Sep 16, 2010

After back-to-back podium finishes, the Husky women's distance crew has high expectations once again with veteran All-Americans mixed with top freshman recruits.

Huskies Get Set For Annual Sundodger Invitational Sep 15, 2010

The 2010 cross country season picks up steam this weekend as the Huskies return to West Seattle and Lincoln Park for the annual Sundodger Invitational, which draws nearly a thousand runners this year.

Men's Cross Country Season Outlook Sep 10, 2010

With four runners back from last season's NCAA Championship top-seven, the Husky men's cross country squad is hardly starting from scratch, but there is a definite turning of the page for the 2010 campaign.

Cross Country Camp Diary: Part Three Sep 7, 2010

Megan Morgan's cross country diary concludes with Washington's dual meet wins against Washington State in Ephrata and a trip to the Gorge to partake in a Dave Matthew Band show.

Cross Country Camp Diary: Part Two Sep 6, 2010

Husky freshman Megan Morgan recaps the final two full days of cross country camp, including a trip to Whidbey Island and the infamous freshman skits.

Cross Country Camp Diary Sep 2, 2010

Freshman Megan Morgan sends a dispatch from Fort Flagler, the site of the annual UW cross country camp where the Dawgs have been training all week in anticipation of Friday's season opener.

Huskies And Cougars Go Head-To-Head In Ephrata Sep 1, 2010

A new tradition will be born this Friday afternoon in Ephrata, Washington, as the Washington and Washington State cross country squads meet in the middle of the state for an unofficial Apple Cup of distance running.

Huskies Ranked Third To Open 2010 Aug 31, 2010

The Husky women's cross country team is once again expected to be among the nation's elite this season, earning a No. 3 national ranking today in the national preseason rankings. The UW men received votes as well.

Regional Rankings Place UW Women First Out West Aug 30, 2010

With the 2010 cross country season-opener just a few days away, preseason rankings are at hand starting with today's Regional Rankings. The UW women come in at No. 1 in the West, where they have finished the last two years.

Fall Sports Host Media Day Aug 25, 2010

Over a half-dozen media members filled the media workroom at the Hec Ed Pavilion Tuesday afternoon for Fall Sports Media Day. Representatives from women's volleyball, men's and women's cross country and men's and women's soccer yielded questions from local media outlets about their upcoming seasons.

Huskies Hit London For Diamond League Meet Aug 15, 2010

Four athletes with Washington ties competed this weekend at the Aviva London Grand Prix, part of the Diamond League series of track meets which features the top level of competition in the world.

USTFCCCA Honors Nine Dawgs For Academics Jul 30, 2010

Nine Washington track and field athletes were recognized for their combination of athletic and academic achievement today as the USTFCCCA named its All-Academic teams.

Zimmerman Fifth In Javelin At Junior Worlds Jul 23, 2010

With a personal-best, and UW freshman record, throw of 244 feet and 10 inches, Washington's Joe Zimmerman took fifth place in the men's javelin at the IAAF World Junior Championships Friday in Moncton, Canada.

Q & A with Joe Zimmerman Jul 19, 2010

Joe Zimmerman will have a lot to live up to going into his sophomore season. The bar he set as a freshman will be hard to reach, given that he took fourth at the NCAA championships and won the U.S Junior title. The rising sophomore is up to the task.

Thurmond Places Fourth At USA Championships Jun 27, 2010

UW legend Aretha Thurmond was one of three Husky alums in action today as the U.S. Track & Field Championships drew to a close at Drake Stadium. The three-time Olympian placed fourth in the discus final.

Zimmerman Takes U.S. Junior Javelin Title Jun 25, 2010

Husky freshman Joe Zimmerman established himself as the nation's best junior javelin thrower, taking the U.S. junior title today as the USA Track & Field Championships continued at Drake Stadium.

Brown, Sayenko Run Well At USA Championships Jun 24, 2010

Former Husky Mike Sayenko turned in a great run this evening at the USA Track & Field Championships, taking seventh-place in the 10,000-meter finals while Ryan Brown rolled in the 800m first round.

Follett Looks Back On Record-Setting Career Jun 24, 2010

The most decorated All-American in UW women's track history, Katie Follett reflects on the many successes in her Husky career as well as the few instructive setbacks. She will run professionally for Brooks.

Huskies Meet In Des Moines For USA Championships Jun 23, 2010

The nation's elite track and field athletes are Iowa-bound this week as Des Moines plays host to the 2010 USA Track & Field Championships which will include 12 former, current, or future Huskies.

Huskies Trot Out 2010 Cross Country Schedule Jun 18, 2010

Washington head coach Greg Metcalf has finalized the 2010 UW cross country schedule, which will be highlighted by the Pac-10 Championships this fall at Seattle's Jefferson Golf Course.

Nasty Spill Derails Taiwo In NCAA Decathlon Jun 11, 2010

The Huskies were hit by misfortune from the very start of the third day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, as sophomore Jeremy Taiwo took a hard fall in the 110-meter hurdles and was unable to finish the decathlon.

Huskies Sit Third At NCAAs After Field Event Frenzy Jun 10, 2010

The Husky men's track team made its mark at NCAAs today with three top-four finishes, wracking up 16.5 points on day two at Hayward Field. Kyle Nielsen, Joe Zimmerman, and Scott Roth posted big points for the men.

Follow The Huskies At The NCAA Championships Jun 9, 2010

Washington has 11 track and field athletes taking on the nation's best at the NCAA Championships Wednesday through Saturday in Eugene. Check here for updates, interviews, and photos.

Roth, Swarthout Named Academic All-District Jun 4, 2010

Husky juniors Scott Roth and Jordan Swarthout have each been recognized for their academic prowess as they were both named to the USTFCCCA ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 8 team.

Huskies Deliver Across The Board At West Prelims May 28, 2010

Husky track and field had one of its strongest all-around showings of the year at a time when it matters most as day two of the three-day NCAA West Preliminaries wrapped up in Austin. Five Huskies earned their way into the NCAA finals.

Live From The NCAA West Prelims - Day Two May 28, 2010

Day two in Austin begins at 1 p.m. local time for UW with Scott Roth and Ryan Vu in the pole vault and will feature seven Huskies total over six events. Follow along throughout the day.

Live From The NCAA West Prelims May 26, 2010

Husky track is ready to brave the heat and large fields in Austin, Texas for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds this Thursday through Saturday. Check here for the latest updates.

Q & A With Pac-10 Champ Ryan Vu May 23, 2010

At the Pac-10 Championships, senior Ryan Vu improved every year until he won the title in his last attempt. He talks about the win and how it has changed how he looks at his future in the sport.

Huskies Qualify 29 Athletes For NCAA West Prelims May 21, 2010

The field for the West Region Preliminary Rounds of the NCAA Track & Field Championships were released this afternoon, with a total of 29 Huskies making the cut for the three-day meet held in Austin next week.

Midles Can't Say Enough About The Throwers May 15, 2010

Zack Midles is nearing the end of a fantastic Husky career where he has become one of the leaders "field and track" team as a whole. He checks in with an update on the throwers.

Pac-10 Titles Up For Grabs In Berkeley May 13, 2010

Conference titles are on the line this weekend as the Husky track and field team visits Cal's Edwards Stadium for the 2010 Pac-10 Championships Saturday and Sunday.

Q & A With Dominique Lauderdale May 11, 2010

Dominique Lauderdale is in her junior year, and her second season as a Husky and now that she's finally healthy she is starting to capitalize on her sizeable potential.

Taiwo Surges To Second In Pac-10 Decathlon May 9, 2010

Sophomore Jeremy Taiwo put the finishing touches on the best performance by a Husky in the decathlon in 24 years today to take runner-up honors at the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships at Cal's Edwards Stadium.

Taiwo Sits In Third After Day One At Pac-10 Multis May 8, 2010

While the rest of their teammates were welcoming in spring at home in Husky Stadium, four UW multi-event athletes were busy kicking off the postseason at the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships at Cal's Edwards Stadium.

Track Soaks Up The Sun At The Ken Shannon May 8, 2010

The Husky track and field team enjoyed a picture perfect afternoon at Husky Stadium for today's Ken Shannon Invitational, and the Huskies warmed up with dozens of season and career bests.

Follett Added To Bowerman Award Watch List May 5, 2010

Husky senior Katie Follett was added to The Bowerman women's watch list The Bowerman Women's Watch Committee announced today. The award honors the top male and female athletes in collegiate track and field.

From The Daily: London Flash May 5, 2010

James Alaka is unmistakable, due to his easy-going nature and pre-race dance routine. His gentle demeanor and light accent make him seem impossibly gentle. But once it's time to race, Alaka becomes ruthless.

Cougars Down Huskies In Wet, Windy Pullman May 1, 2010

Competing amidst steady rain and winds and Mooberry Track Complex, the Husky track team fell short against Washington State in the annual meeting between the two rivals.

Huskies Mix It Up With Cougars In Pullman Apr 29, 2010

The only head-to-head battle of the season for the Washington track team is on hand this weekend, as the Huskies head across the state to Pullman to renew their rivalry with Washington State.

Q & A With Lindsay Flanagan Apr 28, 2010

The former Illinois state champ has made impressive progress during her freshman season, including her first international competition this spring and plans for the 10k.

Ankton Excited To Run In Front Of Family, Friends Apr 23, 2010

Fifth-year senior Falesha Ankton had this weekend's meet in Berkeley circled on her calendar, as the Benicia, Calif. native will be close to home and competing in a great field. | Brutus Hamilton Invite Draws Top Huskies

Brutus Hamilton In Berkeley Draws Top Huskies Apr 22, 2010

This week will see nearly fifty Huskies in action, with the majority traveling to Berkeley to compete in the Brutus Hamilton Invitational hosted by California at the site of next month's Pac-10 meet.

Gudaitis Checks In From Sprints Practice Apr 20, 2010

Even though I won't be able to officially run for the UW this year, I'm excited about all the positive things going on in the program. It feels like there is a new attitude and enthusiasm from both the coaches and athletes.

Follett Named Pac-10 Track Athlete Of The Week Apr 19, 2010

Senior Katie Follett can now add one more bullet point to her long list of accolades, as she was named Pac-10 Women's Track Athlete of the Week today for the first time in her career.

Taiwo, Schireman Lead Multis At Mt. SAC Apr 15, 2010

Six Huskies completed their first multi-events of the outdoor season today down at the Cougar Athletic Stadium on the campus of Azusa Pacific, as part of this week's Mt. SAC Relays.

Husky Track Piles Up Academic Awards Apr 13, 2010

A total of nineteen Husky track and field athletes were honored today by the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation for their academic achievements during the 2010 indoor season.

Big Day For Dawgs At Pepsi Team Invite Apr 10, 2010

Washington track turned in an impressive all-around performance at the Pepsi Team Invitational today at Oregon's Hayward Field, with three titles on the day, seven runner-up finishes and a host of personal-bests.

Q & A With Sprinter James Alaka Apr 9, 2010

Hopping across the pond, London native James Alaka has wasted little time making a big impact for the Husky track team. Alaka talks about his recruiting process and his goals for the rest of his freshman campaign.

Huskies Named To WIAA Hall of Fame Apr 5, 2010

Former Washington athletes Rick Noji and Joe Steele are among the 12 individuals and one team the WIAA will induct into its Hall of Fame next month.

Throwers Wrap Up At Texas Relays Apr 3, 2010

Javelin All-Americans Brooke Pighin and Kyle Nielsen got their 2010 seasons off to a strong start on the final day of the Texas Relays at Myers Stadium.

Huskies Ready For The Great Outdoors Mar 24, 2010

The sun is occasionally shining and temperatures are rising, so it's time for the Husky track and field squad to dive into the outdoor track season.

NCAA Champion Scott Roth Q & A Mar 20, 2010

On Friday, March 12, Husky junior Scott Roth enjoyed the finest moment of his athletic career, as he soared to the win in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas for his first NCAA title.

Scott Roth Captures NCAA Pole Vault Title Mar 12, 2010

Husky junior Scott Roth vaulted his way into the history books today as he claimed the NCAA indoor pole vault title on day one of the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Four Huskies Make NCAA Indoor Field Mar 8, 2010

The NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Track and Field Committee announced today the participants in the 2010 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, with four Huskies making the cut.

Flanagan Takes Sixth At NACAC In Tobago Mar 7, 2010

Freshman distance standout Lindsay Flanagan managed to squeeze in a quick trip down to the island of Tobago this weekend to compete for Team USA in the NACAC Cross Country Championships.

UW Final Qualifier Closes Dempsey Season Mar 4, 2010

There is one last chance for Husky track athletes to position themselves for the 2010 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, as the Dempsey Indoor closes up shop with the UW Final Qualifier this Saturday afternoon. | Live Results

Young Dawgs Show Off As MPSF Wraps Feb 27, 2010

Youth was served today for the Husky track and field teams, as freshmen and sophomores accounted for the lion's share of the team points on the final day of the MPSF Championships at the Dempsey Indoor.

Huskies Set To Host Conference Championships Feb 25, 2010

Conference meet action returns to the Dempsey Indoor facility this Friday and Saturday as Husky track & field hosts the 2010 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships. | MPSF Meet Homepage

Q & A With Kenjamine Jackson Feb 22, 2010

Senior Kenjamine Jackson took a long route to Washington for someone who graduated from Kentwood High south of Seattle. One of the leaders of the sprints group, Jackson talks about the last few weeks of his career and the big plans he has for the future.

Roth And McNamee Jump To Wins In Idaho Feb 20, 2010

A small band of Washington jumpers and vaulters headed east to the University of Idaho and the Vandal Collegiate Friday night. Sophomore Kelly McNamee won the women's high jump while junior Scott Roth took the pole vault title.

Washington Track Adds 17 Standouts For 2010 Feb 19, 2010

Head Husky track and field coach Greg Metcalf announced this week the signing of seventeen recruits for both the track and cross country programs. The diverse mix of five men and twelve women is undoubtedly among the best in Washington history.

Track & Field Weekend Round-Up Feb 16, 2010

With all the track activity over the past weekend it would be pretty easy to have let one or two of the dozens of storylines slip past. So GoHuskies.com will do its best to gather all the relevant info and videoes here in one space.

Huskies Get Two Top-10 Marks In Open Meet Feb 15, 2010

The dust from the record-breaking Husky Classic did not have a chance to settle as hundreds more athletes were back inside the Dempsey Indoor today for the annual UW Open Meet.

American DMR Record Set At Husky Classic Feb 12, 2010

The Dempsey Indoor facility witnessed its first American Record on Friday night, as four elite pro runners from the Oregon Track Club ran the fastest distance medley relay in U.S. history.

From The Daily: Pole Position Feb 1, 2010

Pole vault coach Pat Licari had two NCAA Champions last decade including American record-holder Brad Walker. Junior Scott Roth has continued the tradition and become one of the favorites for the 2010 title.

Track Top-10 Attacked Again At UW Invitational Jan 30, 2010

Another chapter of Dempsey Indoor history has been entered into the recordbooks, as the two day UW Invitational track meet wrapped up this evening with some record-setting runs and dozens of NCAA qualifying marks.

UW Invitational Opens With Small Taste Jan 29, 2010

The first session of the UW Invitational is in the books, and the stage has been set for Saturday's massive competition with a number of highlights from the Dempsey Indoor this evening.

Top Pros Join Huskies At UW Invitational Jan 28, 2010

Some of America's brightest professional track and field stars will join a field of more than a thousand collegiate athletes to compete at the UW Invitational this Friday and Saturday in the Dempsey Indoor. ***Heat Sheets Now Posted***

Q & A With Zack Midles Jan 20, 2010

Senior All-American thrower Zack Midles takes some time to talk with GoHuskies about his training regimen, his family ties in the sport and his expectations for his final year.

Track Season Preview: Jumps, Vault, Multis Jan 18, 2010

The athletes that fall under assistant coach Pat Licari's tutelage comprise the most diverse group on the Washington track team. Licari works with athletes that work on fine-tuning one skill such as the pole vaulters, and also helps the multi-event athletes work on a little bit of everything.

Roth's World No. 2 Vault Highlights Track Opener Jan 16, 2010

Junior Husky pole vaulter Scott Roth set the stage for a thrilling 2010 for himself and the UW track team this evening, as the three-time All-American and Pac-10 Champion soared to a new lifetime-best clearance of 18-feet, 6 ¾ inches at the UW Indoor Preview.

Track Season Preview: Throws Jan 15, 2010

Assistant coach Reedus Thurmond's group features four athletes that earned the coveted All-America honor last year, three of whom scored at the national meets.

Track Season Preview: Sprints Jan 14, 2010

Raul Sheen heads into his second season directing the Husky sprinters and hurdlers, with both men's and women's squads possessing a good mix of senior leadership and young talent.

Track Season Preview: Women's Distances Jan 12, 2010

Washington women's track has one place and one time in mind. June 9, Eugene, Oregon. Day one of the NCAA Outdoor Championships where the Huskies plan on making a significant splash.

Track Season Preview: Men's Distances Jan 11, 2010

The men's distance group is heading into the track season in familiar fashion, as the cross country team reached the NCAA Championships back in November and wound up 18th for the second-consecutive season.

Women's Track Ranked 8th Heading Indoors Jan 6, 2010

The Husky women's track and field squad was ranked eighth in the preseason rankings this week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with the first meet just over a week away.

Intrasquad Meet Photos Dec 15, 2009

The Husky track and field team opened up the Dempsey Indoor for the indoor track season this past Friday, holding an intrasquad scrimmage.

Schaaf Repeats As Pac-10 Athlete Of The Year Dec 2, 2009

The honors continue to pour in for Husky distance star Kendra Schaaf, as the sophomore was named Pac-10 Cross Country Athlete of the Year for the second-consecutive season it was announced today by the conference office.

Schaaf Wins Canadian National Championship Nov 29, 2009

Husky sophomore Kendra Schaaf completed quite a week today, as she followed her NCAA cross country runner-up finish with a victory at the Canadian Cross Country Championships.

Strong Steps Down As Assistant Track Coach Nov 28, 2009

Washington track and field and cross country assistant coach Kelly Strong has chosen to resign after more than seven years of invaluable contributions to the Husky program.

Schaaf Named A Finalist For The Honda Award Nov 24, 2009

Fresh off her second-place finish at the NCAA Championships, sophomore Kendra Schaaf was named a finalist for the prestigious Honda Award, it was announced today by the Collegiate Women's Sports Awards. | Schaaf Leads UW To 3rd At NCAAs

Runner-Up Finish For Schaaf Leads UW To 3rd At NCAAs Nov 23, 2009

Sophomore Kendra Schaaf made an amazing challenge for the individual NCAA Cross Country Championship today, taking runner-up honors in a day of upsets at the LaVern Gibson Course. The top-ranked Huskies were one of the teams upended, settling for third despite Schaaf's outstanding run.

Follett, Metcalf Meet Media In Terre Haute Nov 22, 2009

The NCAA Championships are less than 24 hours away now, and the top-ranked Husky women and 15th-ranked UW men are going about their pre-race routines, trying to keep things as automatic as possible. | Huskies Seek NCAA Title Defense

Huskies Seek NCAA Title Defense; Men Look To Go Top-10 Nov 21, 2009

The months of training and hundreds have miles have all built to this for the Washington cross country teams, as they are just days away from the season's final run at the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Championships held in Terre Haute, Indiana.

From The Daily: Making Strides Nov 19, 2009

Kailey Campbell never ran a cross country race at Ballard High School. It's been a challenging process to adapt to the long distances, but as her fourth-place Regional finish attests, it has been well worth it.

Schaaf And Metcalf Named West Region's Best Nov 19, 2009

Husky cross country sophomore Kendra Schaaf has been named the West Region Women's Athlete of the Year, and head coach Greg Metcalf earned West Region Women's Coach of the Year honors.

Schmitt Reaches Point Of Fruition Nov 18, 2009

Senior Jake Schmitt heads into his final cross country race next Monday at the NCAA Championships. The Bay Area native had to leave his comfort zone at Cal to find success at UW.

Husky Cross Country Squads Chosen For Nationals Nov 15, 2009

For the second consecutive season, the Washington men's and women's cross country teams will both be headed to the NCAA Championships held next Monday, Nov. 23. | Women Dominate Regionals; Men Take Fourth

No. 1 Women Dominate West Regional Nov 14, 2009

The No. 1-ranked Husky women's cross country team turned in a dominant performance this afternoon at the Springfield Country Club, running away with the NCAA West Regional Championship title, led by individual champion Kendra Schaaf.

Q & A With Jordan Swarthout Nov 12, 2009

A multiple Pac-10 All-Academic First Team member, junior Jordan Swarthout looks poised for a big postseason run for the second-straight year. | Huskies Hunt For NCAA Bids At West Regionals

Huskies Look To Secure NCAA Bids At West Regionals Nov 12, 2009

With just one race remaining before the national meet, Washington will take its two ranked cross country teams south down I-5 to Springfield, Oregon to compete in the NCAA West Regional Championships.

Drake Offers A Fresh Perspective Nov 9, 2009

This past July, Jason Drake joined Washington's track staff, bringing with him nearly fifteen years of coaching experience. The veteran coach has a number of long-term goals but has also made a short-term impact.

Pac-10 Recap With Christine Babcock Nov 4, 2009

Sophomore All-American Christine Babcock placed fifth at the Pac-10 Championships last Friday in Long Beach, California and looks back at the trip and UW's Pac-10 title defense.

Husky Cross Country Repeats As Pac-10 Champs Oct 30, 2009

It may not have been perfect as it was in 2008, but in the end the No. 1-ranked Washington women's cross country team was crowned Pac-10 Champions for the second year in a row.

No. 1 Huskies Seek Pac-10 Title Defense Oct 29, 2009

Top-ranked women's cross country will put its conference title on the line Friday as the Pac-10 Championships go off in Long Beach, Calif. The No. 13 UW men's team will also battle for conference supremacy. | From One Champion To Another

From One Champion To Another Oct 28, 2009

In 1982, the Pac-10 held its first women's cross country championships in Fresno, California. Washington senior Regina Joyce ran away with the title. Nearly three decades later, Kendra Schaaf earned title number two.

The Art Of The Breakthrough Oct 21, 2009

Kailey Campbell and Allison Linnell are part of a growing trend at UW where talented runners headed home for the summer and returned at an entirely new level.

Dawgs Thrive At Mike Hodges Invite Oct 17, 2009

One day before Washington's top groups lace up their spikes at the Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute, another group of UW cross country runners had a stellar day at the Mike Hodges Invite.

Q&A With Kendra Schaaf Oct 12, 2009

Sophomore superstar Kendra Schaaf has toed the starting line at seven collegiate cross country races. She has crossed the finish line first in five out of those seven, including her first two this season.

Q&A With Colton Tully-Doyle Oct 10, 2009

Senior Colton Tully-Doyle talks with GoHuskies.com about the team's confidence level after the Notre Dame win, raising the goals for the '09 season, and the impact of the UW staff.

New Dawgs Learn Tricks From Defending Champs Oct 7, 2009

Adapting to college life while joining up with the defending NCAA Cross Country Champions is quite a challenge. Yet the seven freshmen on the UW women's team are all excited to learn.

Men's Cross Jumps Up To 14th In National Rankings Oct 6, 2009

On the heels of their outstanding win at the Notre Dame Invitational this past weekend, the Husky men's cross country squad shot up to 14th in the latest national poll. The Husky women continue on as the unanimous No. 1.

Dawgs Dominate At Emerald City Open Oct 4, 2009

It was a familiar story at the Emerald City Open for the Husky cross country teams Saturday morning, as Rob Webster Jr. and Mo Huber duplicated their individual titles from one year ago.

Husky Men And Women Sweep Team Titles At Notre Dame Oct 2, 2009

Washington's top-ranked women's cross country team continued to steamroll, and was the 22nd-ranked men made a major statement of their own, as both Husky teams claimed the titles today at the Notre Dame Invitational.

A Long-Running Friendship Sep 28, 2009

Competitors and friends since their early teenage years, the commitments and subsequent success of current juniors Mel Lawrence and Lauren Saylor has taken Washington to another level.

A Long-Running Friendship Sep 28, 2009

Competitors and friends since their early teenage years, the commitments and subsequent success of current juniors Mel Lawrence and Lauren Saylor has taken Washington to another level.

VIDEO: Sundodger Race Highlights Sep 22, 2009

Washington kicked off the 2009 cross country campaign at Lincoln Park in West Seattle on Saturday morning. Click here to watch some of the action.

Husky Cross Country Captures Sundodger Titles Sep 19, 2009

The season-opening Sundodger Invitational was all that the Husky cross country teams could have hoped for, with the possible exception of sunny skies, as Washington captured both team and individual titles out at Lincoln Park in West Seattle.

Men's Cross Country Season Preview Sep 19, 2009

This season the Dawgs return six of their seven runners from the NCAA meet plus several key additions, and while they begin the year ranked 24th in the nation, once again they will be looking to hit their stride when it matters most.

Women's Cross Country Season Preview Sep 18, 2009

Washington's women's cross country team was unquestionably the finest team in the nation last year, and as the unanimous preseason No. 1 in 2009, it is clear that reloading is the expectation. That's all well and good, but head coach Greg Metcalf is expecting the program to actually improve.

Cross Country Opens 2009 With The Annual Sundodger Invite Sep 16, 2009

The firing of the first starting pistol is just a matter of days away now for the Washington men's and women's cross country teams. The 2009 season opens this Saturday as the Huskies host their only home meet of the season, the annual Sundodger Invitational, at West Seattle's Lincoln Park.

Women's Cross Country Back At No. 1 Sep 15, 2009

The Husky women's cross country team begins the 2009 season where it left off last November, ranked No. 1 in the nation. Washington was the unanimous preseason No. 1 in the poll released today by the USTFCCCA.

Follow UW Cross Country And Track On Twitter Sep 1, 2009

Washington cross country and track & field is joining the ranks of Twitter this fall, joining a number of other Washington sports that have begun to provide instant updates and access to fans.

Thurmond Finishes As Top American At Worlds Aug 21, 2009

Washington alum Aretha Thurmond finished 10th in the discus throw at the World Championships today, matching her 2008 Beijing Olympics finish. Thurmond was the top placing American competitor.

Ryan Brown's World Championships Blog Aug 19, 2009

Former Husky and Team USA member Ryan Brown reports from the World Championships in Berlin, where he is set to compete in the 800-meters this Thursday.

Jason Drake Joins UW Track & Field Staff Jul 21, 2009

Washington track and field and cross country head coach Greg Metcalf today announced the addition of veteran coach Jason Drake to his staff. Drake served the past seven years as the primary cross country and distance coach at Washington State and will assist in coaching and recruiting distance runners.

Schaaf Wins A Pair Of Canadian Junior Titles Jul 18, 2009

Husky sophomore-to-be Kendra Schaaf continued her stellar summer with two dominant wins at the Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships today at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Huskies Earn USTFCCCA Academic Honors Jul 15, 2009

Seven Husky track athletes were honored this week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their performances in the classroom as well as in competition.

Cross Country Sets 2009 Schedule Jul 2, 2009

The defending NCAA Champion Husky women's cross country team now knows the path leading to a repeat, as the 2009 meet schedule has been finalized. The UW men, Top-20 finishers in two of the past three years, will also be striving for another NCAA berth this fall.

Ryan Brown Makes World Championships Jun 28, 2009

Former Husky NCAA Champion Ryan Brown, a Renton High product, is now an official member of Team USA and will be headed to the 2009 World Championships this coming August in Berlin.

Brad Walker Wins U.S. Pole Vault Title Jun 27, 2009

Former Husky great Brad Walker captured his third outdoor national pole vault title today on the third day of the U.S. Track & Field Championships at Oregon's Hayward Field.

Strong Husky Presence At USA Track Championships Jun 24, 2009

The USA Track & Field Championships are set to go off this Thursday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon and a large number of current and former Huskies will be in Duck country to compete for national championships.

Lawrence Named Pac-10's Top Rookie Jun 22, 2009

Redshirt freshman Mel Lawrence has been honored as the 2009 Pac-10 Track & Field Women's Newcomer of the Year, becoming the first Husky female to win any of the conference's postseason honors.

Track Named One Of NCAA's Top-10 Programs Jun 19, 2009

The Washington track & field squads were bestowed with a new and distinguished honor today, as the inaugural Program of the Year standings were announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Men And Women Both Earn Top-20 Finishes Jun 13, 2009

For the first time since 1983, the Washington track & field program placed both its men's and women's teams in the Top-20 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Austin Abbott was the highlight of the final day, as he earned his sixth All-American honor in the 1,500-meters.

Roth and Lawrence Go Top-3 At Nationals Jun 12, 2009

Washington track endured another rain delay at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, but made it worth the wait by adding four All-Americans, two on the men's side and two for the women. Sophomore Scott Roth was the runner-up in the pole vault, and redshirt freshman Mel Lawrence placed third in the women's steeplechase.

Campbell And Abbott Make History At NCAA's Jun 11, 2009

Only five Huskies competed on the second day of NCAA Track, but it was still an historic day indeed as Anita Campbell placed third in the 10,000m final, scoring six points and earning All-America honors. Earlier, senior Austin Abbott broke the school record at 1,500-meters to make the final.

Husky Track Stands Strong In Stormy Weather Jun 10, 2009

Several members of the Washington track squad will be ignoring their alarm clocks Thursday morning, after the first day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships stretched past midnight due to a three-hour severe weather delay.Photo Gallery

Christine Babcock Interview: A Season to Remember Scott Bush Jun 4, 2008

What a season it's been for California's Christine Babcock. The Woodbridge H.S. senior ran 10:04.03 for 3200m at the Arcadia Invitational, taking Jordan Hasay to the line and running one of the top ten fastest times ever in the event. However, Babcock really broke onto the national landscape when she ran 4:36.57 for 1600m at her Master Section Championships, one of the fastest times ever run. At the California State Championships this past weekend Babcock ran the fastest 1600m ever with her winning time of 4:33.82, and when converted ranks her as the second fastest miler in prep history. See what Babcock has to say in this exclusive interview, where she talks about her record-breaking race, why she didn't run Foot Locker, and much more.

UW Cross Country Gears Up For Fall Camp Press Release UW Aug 31, 2006

SEATTLE - For many Americans, Labor Day Weekend represents a final opportunity to fire up the grill, head for the campsites and enjoy the company of friends and family in the great outdoors before transitioning out of summer and into fall. For the Washington cross country team, the story is no different. The 2006 Washington Huskies cross country squad will celebrate Labor Day Weekend the way it has for the past six years -- with a road trip to Fort Flagler State Park, site of the team\'s annual fall training camp.