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RECAP: Day 2 of the MAC Track and Field Indoor Championships

(02/28/15 7:28pm)

Despite a “great team performance” on Saturday, Central Michigan University’s track and field teams both fell short of a championship crown in the 2015 Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships at Jack Skoog Indoor Track.The men finished in fifth overall, good for last place in the MAC (64 points). The women finished in the lower-middle of the pack, in eighth out of 12 teams (. The University of Akron men and Eastern Michigan University women each took home the championship trophy.Mark Guthrie, director of CMU track and field, knew his teams were out of championship contention going into Saturday, but was pleased with his team’s ability to compete.“I’m happy with the effort,” Guthrie said.


RECAP: Chippewas claim no first-place finishes during Day 1 of MAC Indoor Championships

(02/27/15 7:35pm)

It was a busy first day of competition in the 2015 Mid-American Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held at the Jack Skoog Indoor Track.There were a total of 12 women’s teams and five men’s teams who had representatives competing in the championships.Mark Guthrie, Director of track and field and cross-country said earlier in the week that he did not expect either of his teams to compete for a team title.





Extra Points: News and notes from around Central Michigan University and Mid-American Conference athletics

(02/24/15 10:30pm)

Extra PointsNews and notes from around Central Michigan University and Mid-American Conference athleticsMAC, Quicken Loans Arena agree to six-year extension By Mark CavittStaff ReporterThe Mid-American Conference will continue to call Quicken Loans Arena home for its men’s and women’s basketball conference tournament through 2023.


Track and field claims five first-place finishes at GVSU

(02/20/15 9:28pm)

The Central Michigan University track and field teams were told earlier this week that this was their “last chance” to accomplish something indoors before the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships next week.CMU made the most of its last chances.The Chippewas had five first-place finishes in Friday’s Grand Valley State University Tune-Up - two from the women and three from the men.



Track and field brakes school record, brings home multiple top-five finishes

(02/14/15 9:36pm)

Mark Guthrie told the Central Michigan University track and field teams earlier this week that they have a great opportunity ahead of them this weekend and they have to take advantage of it.They heard his message loud and clear.The Chippewas took home several top five finishes this Friday and Saturday at the Spire Collegiate Invitational in Geneva, Ohio and also broke an indoor school record.Guthrie, director of CMU track and field, was pleased with his team’s performance against their second straight week of top Division I competition.“We had a lot of good things happen,” Guthrie said.




Track and field fights off MAC competition at home meet

(01/30/15 9:33pm)

Central Michigan University men’s track and field team could not get that extra point. The women’s track and field team could not get that extra first place finish.Their coach could not get a bad word to say about his team out of his mouth.The Chippewas competed on Friday at Jack Skoog Indoor Track as the genders split for separate meets against in-state rivals.






Track battles nature against MSU this weekend

(04/03/14 11:57pm)

The outdoor track season will be in full swing this weekend, regardless of Mother Nature’s plans. Despite potential harsh weather conditions, the Chippewas will travel to Michigan State University to compete at the Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invite. Weather conditions are projected at 40 degree temperatures and winds of 18 mph. “We will probably be limited by the weather, but it’s an opportunity to compete against a Big Ten school,” said Mark Guthrie, director of track and field.