With the 2020 Olympic Games no underway, Culture Editor Same Overton breaks down all of the NC State connections at this year's games.
Elly Henes was no stranger to winning over the course of her five years at NC State, proven by her multitude of achievements throughout her career. In a year where most would have let the ways of the world deter them from being successful on the track, Henes pushed through to add onto her list of all-time accomplishments.
NC State track and field boasts the women's 5000m national champion, Elly Henes, who becomes the first member of the Pack to win the gold in any event at the NCAA Championships since 2002. The story behind her gold medal doesn't end there however, and multiple other members of the Pack earned All-American honors.
After four days of completion at the NCAA East Regional, NC State track & field will be sending nine athletes to Oregon for the NCAA Championships.
The Wolfpack track and field team battled it out in the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, as the women and men finished tied for fifth and tied for eighth, respectively.
NC State track and field competed at four meets this weekend, travelling as far as California and competing as close as Durham in its last set of meets before ACCs.
This weekend NC State track and field competed in two different meets, recording some solid finishes in both.
NC State track and field wrapped up its participation in the Tobacco Road Challenge on Saturday, April 10 and earned itself a cache of podium finishes, with a program record falling in the process.
The NC State track and field team sent 19 members to the Virginia Invite Friday, April 2, and Saturday, April 3. The men’s team was able to secure five podium finishes, including four first-place finishes.