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Weekend Preview!

It is a relatively slow weekend ahead for collegiate Cross Country although there are a few D-2 and D-3 conference championship affairs.  Most teams are taking a break, getting healed up and some extra sharpening as they head into the championship part of the season: Conference, Regionals and Nationals. Here is a list of this weekends […]

Regina’s Synan is Granite at Fordham!

Nick Synan, former All State performer at Iowa City Regina is having a phenomenal year at Fordham University in New York.  Synan, a senior captain was the Athletic 10 Conference Performer of the week last week.   Members of the Fordham cross country team made their way to Williamsburg, Virginia on Saturday for the Tribe Open, posting strong finishes in both […]

Weekend Wrap-Up!

It was a BIG weekend, to say the least, in collegiate Cross Country.  Teams are finalizing who is going to run “varsity” at their respective conference championships.  They are “chasing” points to assure qualifying  to Nationals as an at large team if they do not get an automatic qualifying spot at regional’s; and many of […]

Hawks’ Lewis and Witt Shine in Pre-Nats

The University of Iowa men’s cross country team finished 33rd out of 40 teams at the Pre-National Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Hawkeyes turned in a team score of 782. The 8,000-meter event was held at the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.   Iowa’s top three finishers all recorded sub 25-minute times. […]

Former Preps Shine For N. Iowa and N. Illinois

Strong Efforts Propel N. Iowa Men and Women PEORIA, Illinois — The University of Northern Iowa cross country teams competed in the Bradley Classic on Friday afternoon and had what head coach Dave Paulsen would call a “Panther strong” effort. UNI recorded 14 personal bests on the afternoon while the men took fourth place out […]

Hawks’ Schrulle & Ranegar Shine in Madison

IOWA CROSS COUNTRY  SCHRULLE, RANEGAR RECORD PERSONAL BESTS IN WISCONSIN   IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa cross country runners Mareike Schrulle and Megan Ranegar each recorded personal best finishes at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Friday afternoon. The Hawkeyes recorded a team score of 864 to finish 37th in the 48 team event. The […]

Drake’s Austin Places 15th at Pre-Nats!

Four members of the Drake University men’s cross country team competed in the NCAA Pre-National Meet Saturday morning with Brogan Austin(Boone, Iowa) leading the Bulldogs with a 15th place finish. The 8-kilometer race at Louisville’s E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park serves as a preview of next month’s NCAA Championships at the same venue and features one of […]

Iowa Hawkeyes Changing Directions Following Bye Week

Courtesy Iowa Athletics THIS WEEK The Universtiy of Iowa men’s and women’s cross country teams will both be in action this weekend. The Hawkeye women’s team will make the trip to Madison, Wis., for the Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Friday, while the men will compete at the Pre-National Invitational in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday. WISCONSIN […]