Bernard Lagat captured his seventh men's 5000m title last week at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif.
Dominique Keel was one of nine Cougars named Pac-12 All-Academic first team.
Andrew Gonzales concluded his collegiate career with a 22nd place finish in the men's 3000m steeplechase semifinals at the NCAA Championships Thursday evening at Hayward Field in Eugene.
Jesse Jorgensen finished 17th in the men's 800m semifinals at the NCAA Championships Wednesday at Hayward Field in Eugene.
Senior Andrew Gonzales will compete at his first NCAA Outdoor Championships this week in Eugene.
WSU men's team was ranked the seventh and women's team eighth in the 2014 final dual meet rankings published by Track & Field News.
The men's 400m relay squad of Rashaun Johnson, Andre McBride (above), Kyle Farmer and Terrance Chambers ran a wind-aided season-best time of 40.21 seconds for 15th place.
Jesse Jorgensen and Andrew Gonzales advanced to the NCAA Championships during Friday's competition at the NCAA West Region Track & Field Championships Preliminary Rounds at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark.
Courtney Zalud and Abby Regan are two of six WSU runners to advance to the semifinals at the NCAA West Region Prelims.
WSU distance standout Ruby Roberts was named to the 2014 Capital One All-Academic District 8 Women's Cross Country/Track & Field Team presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Kyle Stevens is one of 29 Cougars competing at the NCAA West Region Prelim Rounds this weekend.
Phipps will be the 15th coach to take the reins of the Cougar men's program and the second coach for the combined men's and women's program at WSU.