April 26, 2011
WSU WOMEN'S TEAM RANKED NO. 21
WSU TRACK & FIELD DUELS DAWGS FOR DUAL TITLE IN SEATTLE
The track and field teams from Washington State University and University of Washington will meet in their nearly annual dual meet Friday, April 29, at Husky Stadium...scoring is 5-3-1 for individual events and 5-0 for relays...hammer throws will be contested at West Seattle Stadium at noon...other field events begin at 3 p.m. with running events set to begin at 4 p.m...this will be the final dual meet held at Husky Stadium with renovations moving track out of the stadium...UW hosts a meet May 7, which will be the last meet in the stadium...LIVE results can be found online at www.gohuskies.com...complete results will be posted at www.wsucougars.com at the completion of the meet.
HISTORY: 36th MEETING FOR WOMEN, 96th or 100th FOR MEN
The WSU women's team has defeated Washington in nine of the past 10 years, with UW winning in 2009 with a score of 81 2/3 to WSU's 81 1/3...overall UW women lead 20-15...men's dual meet history is not as clear-cut...according to WSU records, the Cougars and Huskies have met 99 times already with WSU leading the series 62-36-1...the WSU records include two quad meets also scored as duals and two UW wins in 1945...Washington records list WSU leading the series 60-34-1...so 2011 will either be the 100th meeting of the men's teams or the 96th meeting.
2010 WSU VS. UW DUAL MEET RECAP
Torrential rains, hail and lightening delayed but did not deter the WSU track and field teams from sweeping the dual meet with UW May 1, 2010, at Mooberry Track in Pullman...WSU men defeated UW 108 to 55, while WSU women, with eight lifetime-best marks, won 114 to 49...Cougar winners from 2010 meet set to compete in the 2011 include: (Women) Shawna Fermin (400m), Anna Layman (800m), Shaquana Logan (100m hurdles), Veronica Elseroad-Wall (400m hurdles), women's 4x400m relay (Logan, Elseroad-Wall, Brittnay Crabb, Layman), Holly Parent (high jump), Candace Missouri (long jump and triple jump), Kjirsten Jensen (shot put and hammer throw), and Marissa Tschida (javelin); (Men) Joe Abbott (800m), Jono Lafler (3000m), Jeshua Anderson (110m hurdles and 400m hurdles), 4x100m relay (Brett Blanshan, Nate Washington, Greg Hornsby, Marlon Murray), Stephan Scott-Ellis (long jump and triple jump), and Joe Bartlett (shot put).
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