2017 Track & Field News

  • Pirate Teams, Athletes Earn Academic Recognition
    August 01, 2017
    Both of Whitworth's track & field teams, along with nine student-athletes, have earned academic recognition from the USTFCCCA for the 2017 season.
  • Leland Takes 3rd Place in 1,500 Meters
    May 27, 2017
    Kayla Leland set a school record while finishing in third place in the 1,500 meter run on Saturday at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships.
  • No Pirates Advance on Thursday at NCAA Track
    May 26, 2017
    Neither Whitworth runner was able to advance from trials to finals in her respective event at the 2017 NCAA DIII Track & Field Championships on Friday.
  • Bloom Finishes 3rd at NCAA Championships
    May 25, 2017
    Andrew Bloom took third place in the men's javelin at the 2017 NCAA DIII Track & Field Championships while Kayla Leland qualified for the finals of the women's 1,500 meter run.
  • Bloom Named West Region Field Athlete of the Year
    May 24, 2017
    The USTFCCCA has named Andrew Bloom as the NCAA Division III West Region Field Athlete of the Year.
  • Four Pirates Headed to NCAA Championships
    May 22, 2017
    Whitworth is sending four student-athletes to the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships this week in Geneva, Ohio.
  • Leland Shines at Portland Twilight
    May 14, 2017
    Kayla Leland broke her own 5000-meter record and the 1500-meter record previously held by Tonya Turner to lead a small pack of six Pirates at the 2017 Portland Twilight Meet on May 13.
  • Bloom, Martinez Smash Records at Sasquatch Meet
    May 10, 2017
    Sarah Martinez ran a new 400-meter dash record and Andrew Bloom beat out his old school-record in the javelin at Spokane Falls' Sasquatch Meet on Wednesday, May 10.
  • Pirate T&F Heading to Last Chance Meets
    May 09, 2017
    The Whitworth track & field teams will compete in the Sasquatch Meet hosted by Spokane Falls on May 10 and the Portland Twilight Meet on May 12-13 to try and improve their marks one last time before the NCAA Division III National Championships on May 17,
  • Leland, Bloom Lead Pirates at Oregon Twilight
    May 06, 2017
    Pirate top performers Kayla Leland and Andrew Bloom added to their success with career performances at the University of Oregon's Twilight Meet on May 5.
  • Pirates Finish Strong at Linfield Open
    May 06, 2017
    Kayla Leland earned two top finishes, Come Nzibarega, Maggie Callan, and the women's 4x100 team snagged one top mark apiece to lead the Whitworth track & field team at the Linfield Open on May 6.
  • Pirates Take Over the Northwest for May 5-6 Meets
    May 03, 2017
    The Whitworth track & field teams will travel across Oregon and Washington, participating in four different meets over two days, looking to improve their marks and earn a trip to the 2017 NCAA Div. III National Championships.
  • Leland Breaks Whitworth 3K Record at Cougar Invite
    April 29, 2017
    Leland improved her 800 time by half of a second and broke the school-record at WSU's Cougar Invite on April 29 in Pullman, Wash.
  • T&F Headed to WSU's Cougar Invite
    April 26, 2017
    The Pirates are heading to Pullman on April, 29 with a condensed team, looking to improve marks and earn a trip to the 2017 National Championships.
  • Bruins Complete Sweep of 2017 NWC T&F Titles
    April 22, 2017
    The Bruins continued their success from day one of the 2017 Northwest Conference Track & Field Championships, finishing on top of the conference with 242 (men) and 213.50 (women) points.
  • Bruins Lead Big After Day One
    April 21, 2017
    The George Fox men (87) and women (86.50) lead the Northwest Conference Track & Field Championships by over 35 points after the conclusion of day one.
  • NWC Track & Field Championships Webpage
    April 20, 2017
    Click here for information about the 2017 NWC Track & Field Championships, including meet schedules, ticket information and directions to campus.
  • Whitworth T&F to Host NWC Championships
    April 19, 2017
    The Pirates will host the rest of the Northwest Conference on April 21-22 at the 2017 Northwest Conference Championships.
  • Leland Earns Sixth, Three More Honored by NWC
    April 18, 2017
    Tyler Bailey of baseball, John-Robert Woolley of men's track, and Kayla Brase and Kayla Leland of women's track & field were all honored as Northwest Conference Student-Athletes of the Week for their performances during the week of April 10-16.
  • Team Kayla Leads Pirates at Twilight Meet
    April 13, 2017
    Kayla Leland and Kayla Brase posted top-five national marks at the Whitworth track & field Twilight Meet on April 13 to lead a Whitworth team that posted a number of personal-best and conference qualifying marks just one week before the NWC Conference Championships.
  • Leland Earns NWC Honor Once Again
    April 11, 2017
    Kayla Leland has been named the Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for women's track on April 10.
  • Brase, McGill Finish Highly at NWC Combined Events
    April 11, 2017
    Kayla Brase took third in the heptathlon and Nicholas McGill was fourth in the decathlon at the conclusion of the NWC Combined Events Championships on Tuesday.
  • Brase in Third Place Through Day 1
    April 10, 2017
    Kayla Brase is in third place in the heptathlon and Nicholas McGill is fourth in the decathlon through the first day of the 2017 NWC Combined Events Championships.
  • Leland, Bloom Shine at T&F World War Meet
    April 08, 2017
    Kayla Leland won two events and Andrew Bloom bettered his nation-leading mark on Saturday for the Whitworth track and field team at the World War meet hosted by CC of Spokane.
  • Trio of Pirates Earn NWC Weekly Honors
    April 04, 2017
    Madi Perez and Tessa Matthews of softball and Sarah Martinez of women's track have each been named a Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for their efforts during the week of March 27 - April 3.
  • Bucs Win Three Events at Shotwell Invite
    April 01, 2017
    Whitworth set a new meet record among three event victories on Saturday at the UPS Shotwell Invitational in Tacoma.
  • Pirate T&F Splitting Up for April 1 Meets
    March 29, 2017
    The Whitworth track & field team is sending athletes to the Shotwell Invitational hosted by Puget Sound and the Linfield Invite on April 1.
  • Leland Named as NWC Women's Track SAOW
    March 28, 2017
    After crushing Whitworth's school-record in the 5000-meter run, Leland was named as Northwest Conference Women's Track Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of March 20-26.
  • Pirates Close Out 12th Annual Sam Adams
    March 24, 2017
    Danielle Openiano won the shot put and the women's 4x100 relay team recorded a new season-high on the last day of the 12th Annual Sam Adams Classic hosted by Whitworth University on March 24.
  • Kayla Leland Breaks 5K School-Record at Sam Adams
    March 23, 2017
    Kayla Leland ran a 17:07.11 to break a seven-year-old school-record on day one at the Sam Adams Classic on March 23.
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