Women’s track and field team earns conference championship

The Western Carolina track and field teams wrapped up competition at the 2015 Southern Conference Outdoor Championships with the Catamount women claiming their first title since 2013, while the men finished second.

The WCU women celebrate their Southern Conference championship.

The WCU women celebrate their Southern Conference championship.

The women won nine of the 15 events on the final day of competition to claim an 89-point victory over second-place Samford. The Bulldogs earned the men’s championship by just 41 points over the Catamounts as WCU’s men won five of the 15 events on Sunday.

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