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On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk about the D1, D2 and the D3 Regionals as well as the NCAA Junior College Championships.
Feature photo: Augustana Mens and Women’s Cross Country Teams 2017©Vikings Athletics 2017
We talk with National Champion Head Cross Country and Track Coach at Augustana in Sioux Falls, SD, Tracy Hellman about his team’s performances last Saturday at Regionals and look ahead to their D2 National Championship chances this coming weekend.
We also look ahead to championship weekend for all levels on this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Iowa State’s Women’s Coach Andrea Grove-McDonough about the Cyclone men and women as they prepare for the Midwest Regional Meet in Ames this Friday.
We also talk about the NAIA conference meet results from last week and look ahead to the upcoming D1 and d3 regional meets this weekend. All this and more, on this week’s Next Level Iowa Podcast!
Loras men’s cross country senior Mason Tope has been named the Iowa Conference Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. This honor is the first of the season for Tope, although he has also been recognized as the Iowa Conference Runner of the Week, three times this season.
Courtesy DuHawks Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Mason Tope-Dub Central-Loras, Sam Pinkowski-Wartburg and Eli Kaczinski-NE Goose Lake-Wartburg ©Jim Kirby 2017
On Saturday at the Iowa Conference Championships, Tope was named the Outstanding Runner after winning the 8k race with a time of 25:03. Tope is the first Duhawk since Ben Grant in 2006 to receive this honor and is the ninth to do so in program history.
Tope’s performance helped lead the Duhawks to their fourth-straight IIAC Title.
Loras heads to Northfield, Minn. on Nov. 11 to compete in the NCAA Division III Central Regional, hosted by Carleton. The Duhawks are the reigning regional champions and can solidify a return trip to the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, set for Saturday, Nov. 18 in Elsah, Ill.
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Loras Head XC Coach Bob Schultz. We talk with Coach Schultz about his Conference Champion Men’s Team as well as his overall successful women’s program. Recently Coach Schultz’s mens team won the IIAC Conference Championship for the fourth year inboxed a row and consequently, Coach Schultz earned Conference Coach of the Year!
We also cover conference meets at all levels. All this and more on the Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with former Iowa high school state champions, Abby Kohut-Jackson-Ballard and Elyse Prescott-Urbandale, who are now running for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Feature photo: Minnesota Women’s Cross Country©Golden Gophers Athletics
We also talk results, including the Regional Running Club Championships, NAIA, NCAA D3 and so much more on this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with, newly hired assistant track and cross country coach for the University of Dubuque, Rich Maleniak. We talk with Coach Maleniak about his hopes in building the Spartans program for both track and cross country.
Feature photo: U. Dubuque Mens and Women’s XC Team 2017 ©Spartans Athletics 2017
Mike and I also cover last week’s big meets involving our Iowa runners and we look ahead to the high school championship cross country and the collegiate conference and regional meets.
All this and more, on the Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Leah Seivert, a state champion from Sibley Ocheyeden High School and currently a junior at Augustana College in South Dakota. We talk with Leah about her tough transition from high school to college running as well as some of the demons she has battled recently. Leah has a web site called “Break Free and Run,” (click here) where she is sharing how she is “Learning to break free from perfectionism and embrace the life God has given me”
Feature photo: Leah Seivert-Sibley-Ocheyedan-Augustana ©Vikings Athletics
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Dowling Grad., State Champion and Drake Relays Champion, now in college and running for the Iowa State Running Club. We talk with Jason about collegiate running clubs and his success on the roads and on the cross country course as a college running club member.
All this and results to, on the Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition of The Next Level Iowa Podcast, we welcome Sadie Timms-Gilbert-Simpson and Ian McKenzie-Dowling-Simpson to the show to talk about their season and running at the NCAA D3 level.
Feature photo: Ian McKenzie-Dowling-Simpson and Sadie Timms-Gilbert-Simpson, doing their best to follow Mike and my banter on today’s podcast.
We will also hear from Julia Noah-Urbandale-S. Dakota and Lindsey Joyce-S.C. Heelan-S. Dakota and find out how their careers are going with the Coyotes.
All this and more on The Next Level Iowa Podcast!