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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 […]

Drake Men Ready to Compete!

Courtesy Drake Athletics What’s Ahead: After a week off from competition the Drake men’s cross country team is set to compete in the Grand View Invitational on Friday (Sept. 21). The 8,000-meter race will begin at 5:45. The race will mark the second time the Bulldogs have competed at Ewing Park this season. Drake opened […]

Drake Women Look Ahead

Courtesy Drake Athletics What’s Ahead: The Drake women’s cross country team is ready and rested after a week off from competition to compete at Ewing Park in Des Moines during the Grand View Invitational on Friday (Sept. 21). The 8,000-meter race will start at 5 p.m. for the women. Last Time Out: The Bulldog women […]


IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa head track and field coach Layne Anderson announced today that Matt Byers, Kelsey Hart, Ethan Holmes, Nick Holmes, Raven Moore, Megan Ranegar, Keaton Rickels and Jasmine Simpson have been named team captains for the 2012-13 season.  “We are excited with the leadership present in our program and look forward […]