NAMPA, Idaho – (Feb. 21) The Seattle University men’s and women’s track and field teams will travel to Nampa, Idaho to compete in the WAC Indoor track and field championships Feb 22-24 at the Ford Idaho Center.
Both the men’s and women’s team have had good showings in the indoor season, including a school record and personal bests. Matthew Seidel set a new school record in the 3,000m, finishing the race in 8:20.78. Kailan Claiborne and Steve Brown both ran personal bests in the 400m at their last meet.
Keith Beasley has had great times in the 200m and 400m and will be looking to impress in Idaho.
On the women’s side, Olivia Stein goes into the championships with many positives. She dropped her indoor 5k personal best by 40 seconds in her last meet, giving her the second fastest indoor 5k in school history at 17:05.11.
Siobhan Rubio has impressed the coaches in every indoor meet this season, and will look to continue the trend this weekend.
The Redhawks enter the championship with high expectations after seeing big improvement’s in the last few meets.
"We are taking 30 men, women to the WAC indoor championships this weekend," head coach Kelly Sullivan said." "Staff is excited to see how each perform individually and as a team. Championships you don't hold back or conserve so that's what we will be emphasizing. True freshman Cora will get the meet started for us Thursday in the pentathlon. Really excited for her as she's worked really hard all fall and winter and this will be her first ever pentathlon so she has everything to learn and gain from this event and weekend as do all of her teammates and staff."
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