March 16, 2007
The Eastern Washington University men's track and field team tied for fifth place in the pre-season poll for the 2007 Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship. Weber State was picked to finish first (46 points - 4 first-place votes) and was followed by Sacramento State (40 - 2), Northern Arizona (36 - 1), Idaho State (33 - 1), EWU (22), Montana (22), Montana State (18) and Portland State (7).
The women's team is picked to finish eighth with 10 points in the pre-season poll. Weber State was selected first with 45 points and four first-place votes. The Wildcats were followed by Idaho State (43 - 2), Northern Arizona (38 - 2), Portland State (33), Sacramento State (22), Montana State (17), Montana (16) and EWU (10).
The outdoor season begins this weekend at the Dusty Lane Invitational (Mar. 17) at Spokane Community College in Spokane, Wash.