Search Results for: Lucas Updike

Updike 4 for 4 in All-American finishes in NAIA steeplechase

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike didn’t collect his second national championship, so he settled for a school record instead. The Eastern Oregon University senior runner came close to winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NAIA Track and Field Championships in Alabama, finishing second to collect his fourth All-American result of his college career. He won the race… Read more »

Roelle, Updike win cross country races at Whitman Invite

Alaskans Rachel Roelle and Lucas Updike of Eastern Oregon University each posted cross country victories at the season-opening competition at the Whitman Invitational in Washington. Anchorage’s Roelle won the women’s 6-K race in 23:36, 10 seconds ahead of the second-place runner. She was one of only two Eastern Oregon runners among the top 14 finishers,… Read more »

Roelle the last in line of All-Americans from Alaska for EOU

Eastern Oregon University cross country and track coach Ben Welch has a problem. He’s running out of Alaskans. The longtime NAIA coach has had incredible success recruiting runners from his home state, particularly two families – the Roelles out of West Anchorage and the Updikes from Ketchikan. “I don’t specifically target certain families, but when… Read more »