As the popularity of running continues to grow, so does the number of events held each year around the country. This is a good thing for our sport; however, as with all growth industries, there are inevitably going to be a few bad apples that can spoil a barrel, as the old saying goes.
SEATTLE – Senior Kasen Covington added an MPSF indoor conference title to the Pac-12 outdoor title he won last spring, highlighting the final day of the Dempsey Indoor season for Husky track and field. Covington’s win gave the Huskies a total of four wins over the two-day meet, their most MPSF wins since 2009.
SEATTLE – For the first time in school history, the Huskies swept the distance medley relay titles at the MPSF Championships, putting a big exclamation point on the first day of the two-day conference battle. The women’s DMR took the win for the third year in a row, then the men not only ran away with their first ever MPSF win, but also jumped to 10th in the NCAA rankings with 12 teams making the cut for nationals after this weekend.
SEATTLE – The Dempsey Indoor season comes to a close this weekend, rolling to the finish with one of the best team competitions in the NCAA. The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Championships go this Friday and Saturday, with full days of action each day. The ever-expanding MPSF meet is the premier team competition on the Dempsey schedule, and also the last opportunity for athletes to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships which are just over two weeks away.