Gonzaga in Moscow and Pullman this Weekend
Feb. 1, 2018
SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Gonzaga women's and men's track teams will have a busy weekend with several entries in the Idaho Duals Friday and the Cougar Indoor Saturday.
The Zag women and men will both have participants heading to Moscow, Idaho, while only a select number of GU women will run in Pullman.
Gonzaga will be joining Eastern Washington, Montana, Portland State and Idaho on the 290-meter track inside the Kibbie Dome at the Idaho Duals Friday.
The Bulldog men have 17 athletes competing in Idaho, including seven in the mile beginning at 11:30 a.m. Javier Munoz-Maines will be the lone Gonzaga runner in the men's 800 meters at 2 p.m. Eight Zags are entered in the men's 3,000 meters at 2:45 p.m.
"Juniors Ciaran O'Leary and Will Thompson bring in veteran experience in the race, along with sophomore Hunter Simpson," Director of GU Track and Field Pat Tyson said. "Freshmen Cullen McEachern, Dominic Arce, Alex Walde, Sam McCloughan, and Bradley Rzewnicki will be getting some valuable experience."
In the women's mile, Jenny Albrecht, Kacie Bell, Olivia Evans and Aimee Piercy will represent the Zags at 11:45 a.m. Brianna Vasquez has another busy meet, as she is entered in the 60 meters (12:30 p.m.), 400 meters (12:50 p.m.), and the 4x400-meter relay (3:35 p.m.). Along with Vasquez, Claire Gillett, Sarah Hawley and Rachel Hansen make up the GU relay team.
Gillett, Hansen and Hawley will join Molly Foster and Madeline Glancey in the women's 800 meters at 2:10 p.m. Gianna Bacher and Sammy Vowles run in the women's 200 meters at 2:35 p.m., before 10 Zags compete in the women's 3,000 meters at 3:05 p.m.
On Saturday, 20 Gonzaga women travel to the Cougar Indoor to compete in five events. Bacher, Vasquez and Vowles open the meet for the Zags in the 60 meters at 10:35 a.m. Eleven GU women are entered in the mile at 11:35 a.m. The Bulldogs are also in the 600 and 800-meter races at 2:10 and 2:30, before closing the day in the 4x400-meter relay at 3:55 p.m.
Live video from the Idaho Duals will be available on GoZags.com. Results from both meets will be available on GoZags.com, following the completion of each meet.
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