Q&A: Drew Weber’s successful injury recovery and……

After undergoing surgery in January 2024 due to a hernia, Drew Weber made a remarkable comeback at the Portland


Twilight competition on May 4. Weber’s pace of 1 minute, 49.88 seconds, which was the 14th fastest in the US at the time, came dangerously close to breaking the men’s 800-meter record held by Western Washington University during the competition. Weber’s personal best time during his 2023 season is 1:49.34, which stands as the university record. Throughout his track career, Weber has overcome hardship on previous occasions. Weber, a fifth-year senior, began running for Western during COVID-19, however pandemic restrictions have caused his collegiate running seasons to be postponed.

This year, Weber made his third trip to the outdoor track championship while attending Western by qualifying for the NCAA Division II outdoor national final in the men’s 800. In addition, he was a Second Team All-American and won the NCAA D-II indoor championship this winter. In addition to his achievements in track and field, Weber participates in cross-country running for WWU. UBC is open Drew Weber.jpeg Drew Weber competed in the men’s 800-meter relay on March 23–24, 2024, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia. With a time of one minute, 55.32 seconds, Weber came in third. Image courtesy of Vamsi Nadella When did you begin competing in cross-country and track and field? A: Well, I started in middle school, but that was

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