Jorgensen Headed to NCAA Indoor T&F Champs
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Jesse Jorgensen will represent Washington State University at the NCAA DI Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque March 14-15...meet is held in the Albuquerque Convention Center, site of previous national championships and collegiate championships...Jorgensen, making his first appearance at a DI national meet, will run in the men’s 800m semifinals Friday, March 14, at 6:45 p.m. PT...the top eight runners will race in the final Saturday, March 15, at 6:20 p.m. PT...ESPN3 will stream the meet live from the Albuquerque Convention Center, starting at 4:55 p.m. PT March 14 ,and at 4:50 p.m. PT March 15...a tape delay of the championship will air Saturday, March 22, starting at 3:30 p.m. PT on ESPNU...Cougars begin the 2014 outdoor season March 22, in a dual meet at UCLA.
ABOUT THE COUGAR COACHES
Head coach Rick Sloan is in his 41st season with the Cougar track program; 20th year as a head coach, 19th year as mentor to the combined men’s and women’s program...Sloan (decathlon/heptathlon) is joined by associate coach Debra Farwell (throws) and assistant coaches Mark Macdonald (hurdles/relays), Ellannee Richardson (sprints/relays), Matt McGee (jumps) and cross country coach Tim Riley (distance)…volunteers include Caroline Austin (distance), Veronica Elseroad-Wall (hurdles), Oliver Henry (throws), and Emma Kertesz (distance).
WSU TRACK & FIELD REUNION/HONOR COACH SLOAN, MAY 16-18
All Washington State University track and field former student-athletes are invited to a commemorative reunion and celebration in honor of Head Coach Rick Sloan’s 40 years with the Cougars program. The Reunion and Celebration will be held in conjunction with WSU hosting the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships at the Mooberry Track Complex May 16-18, 2014. For more information or to confirm your participation, please contact Christina Webster at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 509-335-7156.