2018-19 Men's Track and Field News

  • 2019-20 CANADA WEST TV PASSES ON SALE
    June 04, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Fans looking forward to the 2019-20 Canada West season can now purchase Canada West TV passes, as the conference launched sales for its online streaming service on Monday.
  • CANADA WEST LAUNCHES HALL OF FAME
    April 15, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – 100 years of excellence in university sport will enter the spotlight this season, as Canada West announced the launch of a conference hall of fame Thursday.
  • EIGHT SPARTANS HONOURED WITH COMPLETE CHAMPION AWARDS
    April 06, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western gave out the most Complete Champion Awards in program history, honouring eight well deserving student-athletes at the Spartans annual year-end awards banquet.
  • WEISS FINISHES 5TH TO HELP LEAD TWU AT NATIONALS
    March 09, 2019
    WINNIPEG ? Trinity Western?s Chris Weiss (West Vancouver, B.C.) finished fifth in the heptathlon with a personal best total of 4,595 points to lead the Spartans men's contingent at the U SPORTS Championships Friday at the James Daly Fieldhouse.
  • BOYD FINISHES 4TH IN POLE VAULT AT NATIONALS
    March 09, 2019
    WINNIPEG – Trinity Western fourth-year David Boyd (Victoria) finished fourth in pole vault after clearing 4.85m on the final day of the U SPORTS Track & Field Championships Saturday at the James Daly Fieldhouse.
  • WEISS FINISHES 5TH TO HELP LEAD TWU AT NATIONALS
    March 08, 2019
    WINNIPEG – Trinity Western's Chris Weiss (West Vancouver, B.C.) finished fifth in the heptathlon with a personal best total of 4,595 points to lead the Spartans men's contingent at the U SPORTS Championships Friday at the James Daly Fieldhouse.
  • OLATOKE POSTS PERSONAL BEST, FINISHES 6TH IN 60M
    March 07, 2019
    WINNIPEG – Trinity Western first-year sprinter Praise Olatoke (Glasgow, Scotland) ran a personal best time of 6.90 in the 60m to finish sixth in the final, leading the Spartans on the first day of the U SPORTS Track & Field Championships Thursday at the University of Manitoba’s James Daly Fieldhouse.
  • PREVIEW | SPARTANS TO COMPETE AT U SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
    March 06, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western track and field teams will compete in the season-culminating U SPORTS championship, starting Thursday and running through Saturday at the University of Manitoba’s Max Bell Centre in Winnipeg.
  • BLACKMAN JR. WINS MEN’S 60M AT CANADA WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS
    February 23, 2019
    EDMONTON – Trinity Western first-year Kenny Blackman Jr. (Surrey, B.C.) captured Canada West gold in the 60m with a winning time of 6.93 Saturday at the Universiade Pavilion.
  • MEN'S 4x800 TEAM WINS CANADA WEST SILVER
    February 22, 2019
    EDMONTON – Trinity Western's men’s 4x800m team a silver medal, crossing the line in 7:44.83, to help lead the Spartans on the first day of the Canada West Championships Friday at the Universiade Pavilion.
  • SPARTANS SET TO COMPETE AT CANADA WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS
    February 21, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete at the Canada West Championships this weekend in Edmonton, with the conference meet going Friday and Saturday at the Universiade Pavilion.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | MVB NO. 2, WVB NO. 6, MT&F NO. 10
    February 19, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western has three teams in the U SPORTS Top 10, with the Spartans men’s volleyball team remaining at No. 2, the women’s volleyball team slotting in at No. 6 and the men’s track and field team staying at No. 10.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | MVB NO. 2, WVB NO. 5, MT&F NO. 10
    February 12, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball team remains at No. 2 in the U SPORTS Top 10 for the second week in a row, while the Spartans women’s volleyball team is tied at No. 5 this week and the men’s track and field team slots in at No. 10.
  • DE JONG LEADS SPARTANS AT HUSKY CLASSIC
    February 08, 2019
    SEATTLE – Trinity Western’s Caleb de Jong (Winnipeg) finished the 3000m with a time of 8:21.96, crossing the line 45th overall at the University of Washington's Husky Classic Friday at Dempsey Indoor.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | MVB NO. 2, WVB NO. 2, MT&F NO. 6, WT&F NO. 10
    February 05, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s men’s and women’s volleyball teams moved up in the U SPORTS Top 10 this week, with both sides jumping up to No. 2 in the latest rankings, while the men’s track and field team moved into a tie for No. 6 and the women’s track and field team slotted in at No. 10.
  • BLACKMAN JR. SETS SEASON'S BEST AT HARRY JEROME
    February 02, 2019
    RICHMOND - First-year Kenny Blackman Jr., alongside pentathlete Jordyn Piercy, led the charge at the Harry Jerome Indoor Games on Saturday. Held at the Richmond Olympic Oval, Blackman Jr. finished the 60m race in first place with a season's best time of 6.92, while teammates Praise Olatoke (Glasgow, Scotland) and Ben Tjernagel (New Westminster, B.C.) finished third and fourth respectively.
  • SPARTAN SPOTLIGHT | FOURTH-YEAR CHRIS WEISS
    January 31, 2019
    It is difficult to find someone in the Trinity Western University Spartan athletics program that has not been effected by Chris Weiss. Everybody says the same thing. Weiss is shockingly kind, extremely hard working and remarkably humble.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | WVB NO. 3, MVB NO. 4, MT&F NO. 8, WT&F NO. 9
    January 29, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – For the second week in a row, Trinity Western has four teams in the U SPORTS Top 10, with women’s volleyball No. 3, men’s volleyball No. 4, men’s track and field No. 8 and women’s track and field No. 9.
  • BOYD BREAKS SPARTANS PV RECORD FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WEEK
    January 26, 2019
    SEATTLE – For the second week in a row, Trinity Western’s David Boyd (Victoria) broke the Spartans men’s pole vault record as he cleared 5.02m at the UW Invitational Saturday at Dempsey Indoor.
  • AUGENSTEIN CLEARS SEASON'S BEST AT UW INVITATIONAL
    January 25, 2019
    SEATTLE – Trinity Western’s Zach Augenstein (Hermosa Beach, Calif.) cleared a season's best 4.57m to finish fourth in his flight Friday at the UW Invitational at Dempsey Indoor.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | WVB NO. 1, MVB NO. 2, MT&F NO. 5, WT&F NO. 8
    January 22, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western has four teams in the U SPORTS Top 10, with the women’s volleyball team staying at No. 1, the men’s volleyball team remaining at No. 2, the men’s track and field team moving up to No. 5 and the women’s track and field team coming into the rankings at No. 8.
  • BOYD SETS POLE VAULT RECORD TO LEAD TWU IN EDMONTON
    January 19, 2019
    EDMONTON – Trinity Western fifth-year David Boyd (Victoria) broke the Spartans men’s pole vault record and earned the U SPORTS automatic qualification standard, clearing 5.01m to win the competition at the Golden Bear Open Saturday at the Universiade Pavilion.
  • HEPTATHLETES LEAD SPARTANS AT GOLDEN BEAR OPEN
    January 18, 2019
    EDMONTON – It was a strong day for TWU’s men's heptathletes at the Golden Bear open as Chris Weiss (West Vancouver, B.C.) and Dominic Luccock (Delta, B.C.) had impressive opening days, collecting 2492 and 2440 points respectively Friday at the Universiade Pavilion.
  • SPARTANS TO COMPETE IN GOLDEN BEAR OPEN
    January 17, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in their second meet of the 2019 season this weekend, as they take part in the Golden Bear Open at the University of Alberta Friday and Saturday.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | TWU WVB NO. 1, MVB NO. 2, MEN’S T&F NO. 9
    January 15, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western women’s volleyball team remained at No. 1 in the latest U SPORTS Top 10, slotting in atop the rankings for the third consecutive week, while the men’s volleyball team moved up to No. 2 and the men’s track and field team entered the rankings for the first time this season at No. 9.
  • SPARTANS IMPRESS EARLY AT UW INDOOR PREVIEW
    January 12, 2019
    SEATTLE – The Trinity Western men’s and women’s track and field teams had an impressive opening day of the 2019 season, as the Spartans put together a variety of strong showings including several personal records Saturday at the University of Washington Indoor Preview at Dempsey Indoor.
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