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Drake Women off to Griak as Well!

What’s Ahead: The Drake women’s cross country squad will head up north to compete at the Roy Griak Invitational in Falcon Heights, Minn. on Saturday (Sept. 29). The Women’s Gold Division race, run on the 6,000-meter course at Lee Bolstad Golf Course, will begin at 1:10 p.m. Last Time Out: Freshman Celeste Arteaga (Rock Island, Ill.) claimed her first […]

Drake Men Look to Griak!

What’s Ahead: The Drake men’s cross country team, after placing third at the Oz Memorial earlier this month, returns to the Lee Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights, Minn. to compete at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 29). The 8,000-meter race, described as rolling hills and grassy terrain, will begin at 12:20 pm. Last […]

Roy Griak Preview

This Saturday, September 29, marks the running of the 27th Roy Griak Invitational held at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on the University of Minnesota campus.  “The Griak” named in honor of long time Gopher coach Roy Griak, has had a long history of hosting a very large number of teams, university through high school, […]

Arteaga Claims Title at Grand View Invitational

Drake women’s cross country team student-athetes finished first, second, third  and just missed a perfect score with a commanding performance Friday at the Grand View Invitational at Ewing Park in Des Moines. Freshman Celeste Arteaga (Rock Island, Ill.) stormed her way to her first collegiate win in a time of 19:08 on the 5 kilometer course. She was followed by […]

Drake Men Win at Grand View!

DES MOINES, Iowa – A short-sided Drake Bulldogs men’s cross country team dominated the field at the Grand View Invitational Friday by claiming the top four spots and having all seven runners in the top-11. Senior Mike Rodriguez (Chanhassen, Minn.) and teammate junior Ryan Flynn (Bettendorf, Iowa) battled back-and-forth the entire race before Rodriguez came out on top in 26:12 […]

Hawk Women 7th at Bubble Buster!

IOWA CROSS COUNTRY  HAWKEYE WOMEN FINISH 7TH AT TOLEDO BUBBLE BUSTER    TOLEDO, Ohio – The University of Iowa women’s cross country team took seventh place (147 points) at the Toledo Bubble Buster on Friday. The 4,000-meter event was held at Ottawa Park in Toledo, Ohio.   Sophomore Kayla Beattie paced the Hawkeyes. Beattie recorded a 17th place […]

UNI 2nd at Saluki Invite!

Men, Women Finish Second at Saluki Invitational CARBONDALE, Ill. – The University of Northern Iowa cross country teams competed at the Saluki Invitational this afternoon in Carbondale, Ill.  The host of the event was Southern Illinois.  The men and women both took home second place for their efforts on the afternoon.  Overall, seven Panthers finished in the top […]

D-II and D-III Rankings

The first regular season D-II and D-III National Cross Country rankings have come out! D-II schools with former Iowa preps are: MEN: #5-Augustana S.D-Paul Yak, All American from Storm Lake St. Mary’s #20-Central Missouri-Riley Wattier, Waukee.  Coached by West Liberty native Kirk Pedersen #25-Minnesota State Mankato-Josh Mellman, Rockwell Swaledale, Devin Allbaugh, Pleasant Valley, Matt Stocker, CR […]