The South Siders will encounter their conference rival Wash U and Illinois Wesleyan at the Illinois Wesleyan Triangular this weekend.
The Maroons entered the season two weeks behind in their preparation, with only four meets left before the conference championship in Pittsburgh. In the end, it wasn’t enough.
After entering the competition ranked eighth in the 10,000-meter, Sizek was left disappointed by her performance. Next, Kayla McDonald will take to the track in the 800-meter.
The Maroons headed to the North Central Last Chance meet in Naperville yesterday—their last invitational before the DIII Championships in Claremont, California.
Several athletes took the squad’s individualized focus at the Chicago Penultimate and Keeler Invitationals as an opportunity to reach—or recapture—PRs.
The Maroons will compete at Stagg Field this Saturday at the UChicago Penultimate Invitational meet.
Fourth-year high jumper Paige Peltzer represented Chicago by herself this past weekend at the Wisconsin Twilight meet in Madison, WI. She topped out at a height of 1.51 meters, placing seventh out of 12 competitors.
As the season came to its climax this past weekend, the Maroons placed fourth at the UAA Conference Championship
Chicago heads to Gesling Stadium in Pittsburgh this weekend for the UAA Track and Field Championships, the most important meet of their outdoor season.
In the dual-meet style competition, the Maroons defeated UIC by 28 points, Chicago State by 144 points, and a diluted Northwestern by 214 points. Chicago lost to DePaul by 70 points.
Chicago finished with a total score of 77, behind North Central College (178.50), Illinois Wesleyan (175.50), Carthage (133.50), and host Wheaton (93).
The Maroons finished sixth on home turf this weekend at the Chicagoland Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Following their performance in the Last Chance Meet, the women’s distance medley relay team will travel to Grinnell, Iowa this Friday for the Division III Indoor National Championship.
After last weekend’s UAA Indoor Championship, Chicago turned its attention to the outdoor season. Tonight’s North Central Last Chance Meet, in many ways, will be a fresh start.
The Maroons achieved their goal of a third-place finish, but they couldn’t close the gap between themselves and second-place Emory. Wash U finished first with 149 points, Emory second with 136, and Chicago third with 63.
The Maroons will face off against Aurora, Benedictine, Carthage, Illinois Tech, UIC, Oakton Community College, St. Xavier, and St. Francis.
The Maroons finished with a total of 74 points behind Carthage, North Central, and Lewis, who finished with 84, 111, and 162 points, respectively.
The Chicago men finished sixth out of seven teams at Whitewater, while the women finished fourth out of six teams.
The Chicago Duals isn’t your average track meet. Saturday’s contest featured 11 schools, each of which were scored head-to-head against one another. The Maroons delivered a strong performance, dominating the meet with a record of 10–0.
Chicago will host nine other schools at the Chicago Duals, a yearly meet that sees all of the competing teams scored head-to-head against each other, and the Maroons have high expectations.
Women’s track and field endured a disappointing start to their indoor season Saturday, with an 88–48 dual loss to UW-Oshkosh.
Two track and field athletes capped their seasons by earning All-American honors at last weekend’s National Championship meet.