The time has come for the Maroons: Win or go home.
Thursday and Friday will be the penultimate chance for Maroons to tuneup for the NCAA National Championships.
Whitmore and Sizek will compete in the 5,000-meter run at the NCAA National Championships this weekend at North Central in Naperville.
Third-year distance runner Billy Whitmore will head to the NCAA Championship this Thursday to compete in the 10,000-meter.
In the eight-school Wheaton College Twilight Meet, Chicago finished fifth, behind Bethel College, Carthage, Wheaton College, and North Central.
Tonight in Naperville, IL, home of top-ranked North Central, the indoor season ends for almost the entire men’s team—and for everyone who’s competing.
Chicago travels to The Armory in New York for this weekend’s UAA conference championships. They will face their fiercest competitor—Wash U—along with Emory, Case Western, Carnegie, Rochester, NYU, and Brandeis.
Saturday’s Margaret Bradley Invitational was a comprehensive victory for the Maroons. It was a welcome result as the team heads into next weekend’s UAA Championships in New York City.
Forget the score. On the surface, Saturday’s Illinois Wesleyan Triangular was a blowout: The Maroons were dominated. Wash U: 138, IWU: 118, Chicago: a mere 68. But at this point, it’s not all about winning, or even coming close.