Mackenzie Howe makes history for Kennesaw State Owls

Published on November 18, 2009 |

By Scott Lipsky Kennesaw State Athletics KENNESAW, Ga. – Kennesaw State junior Mackenzie Howe was named to the NCAA All-South Region cross country team, the US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced on Monday. Howe earned the honor after finishing in 18th place at the NCAA South Region Championship at Harry Pritchett…

Jenny Barringer leads Colorado women to Mountain Regional title

Published on November 15, 2009 |

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The University of Colorado men’s and women’s cross country teams punched their tickets to the 2009 NCAA Championships on Saturday afternoon at the University of New Mexico Golf Course. The No. 6 ranked women’s team won the regional for the first time since 2006 and the No. 5 ranked men’s team took…

Wisconsin men win eighth-straight Great Lakes title

Published on November 15, 2009 |

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.–For the eighth year in a row, the No. 10 Wisconsin men’s cross country team won the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship 10-kilometer race, earning a spot at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. The UW has now won 25 Great Lakes Regional titles and has tied its own record for consecutive titles….

Top ranked Washington Husky Women dominate West Regional

Published on November 15, 2009 |

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The No. 1-ranked Husky women’s cross country team turned in a dominant performance this afternoon at the Springfield Country Club, running away with the NCAA West Regional Championship title, led by sophomore Kendra Schaaf who crossed the line first for the sixth win of her career. The women clinched an automatic bid…

Top ranked Washington Huskies look to secure NCAA bids at West Regionals

Published on November 14, 2009 |

With just one race remaining before the national meet, Washington will take its two ranked cross country teams south down I-5 to Springfield, Oregon to compete in the NCAA West Regional Championships, hosted by Oregon this Saturday morning. The top-ranked Husky women’s team will be looking to defend its Regional crown with a controlled effort,…

Portland State Vikings Prepare for NCAA West Regional in Eugene

Published on November 12, 2009 |

PORTLAND, Ore. – After battling the weather conditions at the Big Sky Championship, the Portland State cross country teams will be competing in the 2009 NCAA West Regional hosted by Oregon at the Springfield Country Club, Nov. 14. The men’s race will start at 9:45 a.m., followed by the women at 10:45 a.m. It is…

Oklahoma State targeting fifth-straight Midwest Region crown

Published on November 11, 2009 |

The No. 2-ranked Cowboy cross country team will look to win its fifth-straight NCAA Midwest Region Championship on Saturday. The Oklahoma State men’s and women’s cross country teams travel to Springfield, Mo., on Saturday for the 2009 NCAA Midwest Regional. The men’s 10,000-meter race is set to begin at 12 p.m. The 6,000 meter women’s…

Trinidad’s Gavyn Nero strides into Baylor

Published on November 6, 2009 |

Gavyn Jerome Nero, perhaps Trinidad and Tobago’s (T&T) most decorated athlete in the history of the CARIFTA Games, is settling down well this Fall at Baylor University in Texas, USA. The 19-year-old middle-distance star is gearing up for a scintillating season in his new American playground: the indoor and outdoor National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)…

Missing Emporia State University sprinter found Dead

Published on November 5, 2009 |

EMPORIA, KAN – An Emporia State University student-athlete missing since Sunday was the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident north of Emporia. Authorities identified the student as 24-year-old Samuel Jacob Williams, a junior business management major from the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), in western Africa. The accident occurred Sunday afternoon near the K-99…

Stanford Men & Washington Women Capture 2009 Pac-10 Cross Country Titles

Published on November 1, 2009 |

The No. 1-ranked Stanford Cardinal took home the 2009 Men’s Pac-10 Cross Country Championship at Skylinks Golf Course in Long Beach, Calif., with sophomore Chris Derrick pacing the field while setting a Pac-10 record of 22:35.41. “The team definitely had big goals going into this race. We came in very team oriented and wanted to…

2009 PAC 10 Cross Country Championships Photos

Published on November 1, 2009 |

Selected photos from the 2009 PAC 10 Cross Country Championships hosted by University of Southern California on Oct 30th. PHOTOS/ Randy Miyazaki. [nggallery id=1]

Track & Field Training Update: Throws

Published on November 1, 2009 |

BATON ROUGE — Perhaps there are no events in the sport of track and field that require a combination of speed and strength quite like the throws, and that is certainly evident with the fall training regimen for the LSU throws group as it prepares for another outstanding season this spring. While the approach to…