University of Cincinnati senior Eric Finan ran 23:17.07 to win the 2011 BIG EAST Conference Men's Cross Country Championship, Saturday at E.P. `Tom' Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.
SIUE graduate Alicia DeShasier won a gold medal for Team USA in the javelin Thursday at the 2011 Pan American Games from Telemex Athletic Stadium.
After savoring a sweep of the Atlantic Coast Conference men's and women's cross country titles in 2010, Florida State is in line for a second-helping.
Senior Matt Bruce is the Louisville Student-Athlete of the Week. Click above for insight into the Oshawa, Ontario native's personal and athletic interests.
Senior Marc Amarillas (Quincy) has been named the adidas® Athlete of the Week, after being chosen as the Ohio Valley Conference Runner of the Week.
University of Kentucky junior cross country and track and field distance runner Luis Orta finished 12th on Monday in the 5,000-meter finals at the Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Gonzalo Barriolhet's bid to bring home hardware from the XVI Pan American Games came up short Tuesday, but he did set a new Florida State school record in the decathlon.
Senior All-American Christine Babcock is the only Husky left that ran to UW's first NCAA title in 2008, but this year's second-ranked Huskies reflect her influence more than ever before.
The Grand Valley State men's cross country team won their 10th straight GLIAC cross country championship on Saturday (Oct. 22), placing five runners in the top six spots to dominate the field at the Brookside Golf Course.
The Bellarmine men's and women's cross country teams both finished second in today's Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships held today in Evansville, Ind., and a total of nine Bellarmine runners earned All-GLVC honors by finishing in the top 15.
The No. 9 Shippensburg women’s cross country team achieved its fourth consecutive PSAC championship on Saturday with a 43-point victory over No. 10 Edinboro while senior Neely Spence became the first athlete to win four consecutive PSAC individual titles.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The sixth-ranked University of Southern Indiana men’s cross country team continued its dominance of the Great Lakes Valley Conference by featuring the top three runners and winning its seventh-straight conference title Saturday morning at the USI Cross Country Course. The Screaming Eagles also have won eight of the last nine conference titles and a league-best 19 crowns in the 33-year history of the GLVC Championships.
Head men's track and field coach Mike Maynard has announced that the reigning NCAA discus champion, Julian Wruck, will enroll at UCLA for the winter quarter.
The Shippensburg University women’s cross country team will be seeking its fourth consecutive conference championship on Saturday from Lock Haven but will have to fend off four other nationally-ranked opponents if it is to come away with another title.
Shippensburg University senior Neely Spence will compete in the 5,000 meters for the United States on Thursday, October 27 at the XVI Pan American Games from Guadalajara, Mexico. The 5K will be held at approximately 6:30 p.m. on the east coast.
USTFCCA Release I Complete Rankings The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its week six national cross country coaches’ poll for the 2011 NCAA Division I season and the Portland Pilots climbed four spots to a No. 8 ranking following a second place finish last saturday at the Pre-Nationals.
The voters showed they were suitably impressed with Washington's victory at last Friday's Adidas Wisconsin Invitational, vaulting the Husky women's cross country team all the way up to No. 2 in today's poll.
Fresh off its resounding victory at the Indiana State Pre-Nationals meet, the Florida State women's cross country team is ranked No. 1 in the nation for the first time in school history.
The Longhorns won the Chili Pepper Festival last weekend to move up five spots to No. 12 nationally and take the top spot in the region
Running is all about the struggle for personal improvement. Joey Bywater, a junior on the Cross Country and Track and Field teams understands that "to be good you have to exhaust yourself."
Erin Finan ran a time of 24:04 to place third at the 2011 Pre-Nationals Meet Sunday at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terra Haute, Ind.
Florida State women score resounding win at Pre-Nationals, with Amanda Winslow leading the charge. The Seminole men finished fifth Sunday on the course where they hope to return for the Nov. 21 NCAA Championships.
Rebecca Addison (18th), Danielle Tauro (21st) and Taylor Pogue (22nd) each finished in the top 25 to lead No. 18 U-M to a third-place showing at the NCAA Pre-Nationals.
The No. 12 University of Portland men’s cross country team showed well at the 2011 NCAA Pre-National meet on Sunday. The Pilots finished second among the 35-team field, beating out four other ranked teams. The Pilots had a team score of 104, trailing only No. 8 Colorado (82).
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Georgia Tech used top-10 finishes by juniors Patrick Barron and Shawn Roberts to lead the Yellow Jackets to an impressive first-place finish at the Crimson Classic here Saturday morning.Tech topped 20 other teams in the 8k race, including Southeastern Conference squads from host Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi and Auburn.The Yellow Jacket women's team finished ninth out of 25 teams in their 5k event.
OWENSBORO, Ky.—The No. 19 University of Southern Indiana women’s cross country team finished first out of approximately 14 teams Saturday at the Fast Cats Classic.
Five Florida State student-athletes will be among the 6,000 competitors from 42 nations in the Americas, taking part in the XVI Pan American Games, which get underway with the opening ceremony Friday in Guadalajara, Mexico.
No. 2-ranked Wisconsin hosts field featuring 21 of nation's top 30 teams.
Following several critical weeks of work, the Washington cross country teams get to line up and race again this week, taking on huge fields at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders and Lady Raiders cross country teams will compete this weekend at the Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Ark., but beforehand, Texas Tech Athletics Communications sat down with Texas Tech cross country coach Jon Murray to discuss both of his programs and where his squads are currently at the midway point of the season.
Senior Katie Matthews claimed first place at the 2011 New England Championships at Franklin Park on Saturday afternoon. She posted a time of 17:18 in the 5K event to clinch the victory.
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Sophomore Kristina Martin represented the Blue and Gold incredibly well at the 2011 DeSales Invitational on Saturday. Competing in her first 8k of the season, Martin finished seventh overall in a field of nearly 430 runners.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind.--The Bellarmine men's and women's cross country teams put on dominant performances today and won both divisions at Rose-Hulman's Gibson Family Invitational held at the Gibson National Cross Country Course this afternoon.
The third-ranked men's cross country team finished second at the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships, losing out on the team trophy by only one point. Sophomore Joe Graves claimed the individual title by over six seconds.
The Rice's women's cross country team won its third team title of the season with a victory at the Houston Baptist/Puma Invitational Friday evening.
When Fordham's Julian Saad crossed the finish line at the 2011 Metropolitan Cross Country Championships today he accomplished something that no other Fordham male cross country runner had done before. Win the race. Saad became the first Fordham male to win the 8K race at Van Cortlandt Park and led the Fordham men's team to a third place finish for the second straight year.
After two weeks away from competition, the Kansas cross country teams will be back in action at the Haskell Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8. The annual meet, hosted by nearby Haskell Indian Nations University, will be held at the campus course, Gentle Rolling Hills.
Four years ago, when they hired Cassandra Goodson, Florida Gulf Coast University Men's and Women's cross country was given a new life.
Last year, Liberty Miller was the only freshman in UW's top-seven at every cross country meet. Back for year two, Miller talks to GoHuskies about the early season, marathon aspirations, and the team's stylish mustaches from NCAA's.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. --- After running against many of the top teams in all three levels of the NCAA in last week's Greater Louisville Classic, the Bellarmine University men's and women's cross country teams checked in at No. 17 in this week's United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association national poll.
Florida State cross country standouts Amanda Winslow and Mike Fout were honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference Tuesday as Performers of the Week for their impressive efforts at Friday's Notre Dame Invitational.
Complete Results SALEM, Ore. --- Matt Frerker finished in second place while Joash Osoro (5th), Charlie McDonald (6th), and Cody Wells (7th) also placed in the top 10 to lead the Pilots to a tie for first place at the 37th Annual Charles Bowles Invitational Saturday. Portland finished with 37 team points, tying Chico State for the best team total in the 8k men’s race
Lead by Reed Connor, No.2-ranked Wisconsin takes home team victory in Springflied, Ore.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - On a cool and windy Saturday morning, University of Louisville men's cross country runner Tyler Byrne became just the second Cardinal to capture the Greater Louisville Classic individual title at E.P. `Tom' Sawyer State Park, leading the No. 27-ranked men's team to a second-place finish.
Danielle Tauro placed third and Taylor Pogue earned fourth to propel Michigan to a first-place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic and its second straight team title.
For the second-straight year, Oklahoma State has claimed both the men's and women's team titles at the Cowboy Jamboree.