Virginia Cavalier sweeps Mason Invitational

Published on October 3, 2009 |

CENTREVILLE, Va. – Virginia’s men’s and women’s cross country teams followed up season opening victories two weeks ago by sweeping the George Mason Invitational Saturday morning. The 14th-ranked men’s team outdistanced Columbia, 21-34, for first, while the women’s race played out in dramatic fashion, but the 19th-ranked Cavaliers held on for the one-point victory over…

Purdue women take Greater Louisville Classic

Published on October 3, 2009 |

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Purdue women’s cross country team made a serious statement on Saturday, topping an impressive field to win the eighth-annual Greater Louisville Classic, hosted by the University of Louisville at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park. The Boilermaker women totaled just 88 team points in victory, while the Purdue men finished 10th overall with…

Emporia State wins individual and team titles at home invitational

Published on October 2, 2009 |

ESU Report Emporia State had both an individual champion and a team champion at the 2009 ESU/Planet Sub Cross Country Invitational on Friday at Jones Park. Katie Mona won the women’s individual race while Adam McGovern and Skyler Delmott finished third and fourth overall to lead the Hornet men to the team championship. With winds…

Washington sweeps Notre Dame Invitational

Published on October 2, 2009 |

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Washington’s top-ranked women’s cross country team continued to steamroll, and was the 22nd-ranked men made a major statement of their own, as both Husky teams claimed the titles today at the Notre Dame Invitational. The Husky women went one through four, led by sophomore Kendra Schaaf, who won her second race…

Seventeen ranked set for 54th Annual Notre Dame Invitational

Published on October 1, 2009 |

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame has announced the complete list of entrants, including 17 ranked teams, for the 54th running of the Notre Dame Invitational cross country meet to be held Friday afternoon at the nine-hole Notre Dame Golf Course. The meet will kick off with the Gold Division women’s and…

Greater Louisville Classic Preview

Published on October 1, 2009 |

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue men’s and women’s cross country teams are set for their toughest test of the season this Saturday, heading to Louisville, Ky., for the Greater Louisville Classic. Both the women’s 5K race and men’s 8K race will feature some of the top teams in the country and give the Boilermakers…

Oklahoma State set to host Cowboy Jamboree

Published on October 1, 2009 |

The Basics Oklahoma State’s men’s and women’s cross country teams will host the 73rd running of the Cowboy Jamboree on Saturday at the OSU Cross Country Course. Both of the teams competed at the Hurricane Festival on Sept. 5, which was a dual format. The Jamboree will be scored in a traditional team score format….

Iowa State runners named Big 12 Runners of the Week

Published on September 30, 2009 |

By Big12Sports.com Guor Marial and Lisa Koll (Iowa State) have been named Big 12 Cross Country Runners of the Week. It is the first conference weekly award for Marial and second for Koll. MEN Guor Marial, Iowa State, Sr., Concord, N.H. Marial was the runner-up in his fourth and final Roy Griak Invitational. His time…

OU men in the top 25 ranking for the first time in history

Published on September 29, 2009 |

The University of Oklahoma men’s cross country team ranked in the top 25 for the first time in program history. In the first regular season cross country rankings, the Oklahoma men’s team found itself in unfamiliar territory as it debuted in the top 25 Tuesday. Coming off of a strong weekend at the Roy Griak…

USTFCCCA Division I Regional Rankings Now Posted

Published on September 29, 2009 |

With the Division I cross country season well underway several teams still have yet to run their full squads. Perennial powers such as Colorado, Oregon, and Stanford have run early season meets and have done well. Oregon and Colorado have yet to run their entire teams. Both squads have competed in only one meet this…

Stanford sweeps Stanford Invitational

Published on September 26, 2009 |

Playing host to the Stanford Invitational, the Stanford cross country team took home a pair of team titles. Running in severe heat on the Stanford Golf Course, the Cardinal were not challenged in either race. The Stanford men ran in a pack for most of the race, earning a perfect 15 points by taking the…

Iowa State sweeps Roy Griak Invitational

Published on September 26, 2009 |

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — The Iowa State men’s and women’s cross country teams were crowned Roy Griak Invitational champions at the 24th annual meet Saturday at the Les Bolstad Golf Course. It marked the school’s fourth Griak title for the men, and the first ever Griak title for the women in Iowa State cross country…