College Cross Country Results—Guilford Women Eighth, Men Ninth at ODAC Championships

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College Cross Country Results—Guilford Women Eighth, Men Ninth at ODAC Championships BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Guilford College’s Rebecca Reyna (Liberty, N.C./Southern Alamance) and Sommer Fanney (Burlington, N.C./Williams) each shattered the school’s previous six-kilometer record as Guilford’s women placed eighth with 196 points in the 2015 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships held at Bridgewater College. Guilford’s …Read the Rest…

BACK-TO-BACK! HPU women’s cross country repeats as Big South Champs

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BACK-TO-BACK! HPU women’s cross country repeats as Big South Champs • The Big South title is HPU’s second straight and third in five years (2011, 2014, 2015) • Sophomore Kelly Hayes led HPU with a fifth-place finish in a personal best 5k time of 17:32.65 • Four HPU runners were named all-conference, which marks the …Read the Rest…


HPU men’s cross country finishes third at Big South Championship

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HPU men’s cross country finishes third at Big South • HPU placed three runners in the top-10 and six in the top-15 • Senior Paddy Grandinali led HPU with a sixth-place finish (24:39.49) • High Point’s four all-conference selections are tied for the second-most in school history SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Four High Point University men’s …Read the Rest…

Elon Cross Country Sweeps CAA Weekly Awards

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RICHMOND, Va. – Senior Luis Vargas and junior Elyse Bierut of the Elon University men’s and women’s cross country teams were selected as the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s and Women’s Runners of the Week, respectively, as announced by the league on Tuesday, Sept. 23. This is the second consecutive week that the Phoenix has claimed …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Vargas and Bierut Set Records at Adidas Cross Country Challenge

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CARY, N.C. – Record-breaking times by senior Luis Vargas and junior Elyse Bierut in the men’s and women’s 5K races, respectively, highlighted the Elon University cross country teams’ performance on Friday, Sept. 19, at the Adidas Cross Country Challenge on the course at WakeMed Soccer Park. Vargas set a new course record with his time …Read the Rest…


Elon Cross Country Set for Adidas XC Challenge

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ELON, N.C. – Coming off two wins on its home course in its last two races, the Elon University men’s and women’s cross country teams will travel to Cary, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 19, to compete at the Adidas XC Challenge, hosted by NC State. The meet is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. with …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Vargas Earns First CAA Cross Country Weekly Honor

Posted by Press Release on September 16, 2014 at 4:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Senior Luis Vargas of the Elon University men’s cross country team was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Runner of the Week the league office announced on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Vargas becomes the first Elon student-athlete to receive CAA weekly honors in the Phoenix’s inaugural year in the league. The Angier, …Read the Rest…

HPU Women’s Cross Country Wins Gardner-Webb Invitational

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• The event victory was HPU’s first since capturing the Big South Championship title in 2011 • The Panthers took four of the top-10 spots at the event • Freshman Kelly Hayes led the team with a sixth-place finish (19:29.18) in her HPU debut BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – The High Point University women’s cross country …Read the Rest…

HPU Men’s Cross Country Takes Gardner-Webb Invite Title

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• The event victory was HPU’s first ever in a Big South preview event • HPU garnered six of the top-10 spots at the meet • Juniors Jeff LaCoste (2nd) and Paddy Grandinali (4th) earned top-5 finishes for HPU BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Behind six top-10 finishes, the High Point University men’s cross country team …Read the Rest…

Cross Country Wins Elon Invitational

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s and women’s cross country programs swept the competition at its home meet, the Elon Invitational, on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Elon Cross Country Course. Senior Jenny Gallagher won the women’s 5K race after setting a new personal-record with a time of 17:55. It was also the first …Read the Rest…

Elon Cross Country Invitational Set for Saturday

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s and women’s cross country programs are set to host the sixth annual Elon Invitational this Saturday, Sept. 13. The race is slated to begin at 9 a.m. with the women’s 5K run followed by the men’s 8K on the Elon Cross Country Course. The Phoenix heads a group …Read the Rest…


Elliston Named Director of Elon Track and Field and Cross Country

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ELON, N.C. – Mark Elliston has been named the Elon University Director of Track and Field and Cross Country, Director of Athletics Dave Blank announced on Monday, Sept. 8. Elliston’s previous title was head women’s track and field coach. “I’m very appreciative to Mr. Blank and the Elon administration for this opportunity,” said Elliston. “Together, …Read the Rest…

HPU Cross Country Meet at Virginia Tech Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University men’s and women’s cross country meet in Blacksburg, Va., was canceled Friday due to inclement weather. The Hokie Invitational will not be rescheduled. HPU will now wait to make its 2014 debut next weekend at the Big South Preview on Saturday, Sept. 13 in Boiling Springs, N.C. …Read the Rest…

HPU Men’s Cross Country Ranked No. 9 In USTFCCCA Southeast Region Poll

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University men’s cross country team is ranked ninth in the Southeast region in the USTFCCCA preseason regional rankings. After finishing the 2013 campaign in the ninth position, the Panthers remain in the same spot heading into the 2014 season. HPU is one spot ahead of Big South foe …Read the Rest…

Guilford College’s Cross Country Teams Receive Division III All-Academic Awards

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s men’s and women’s cross country teams earned 2012 Division III Cross Country All-Academic Awards from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Three of Guilford’s student-athletes were also recognized as USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees: Juniors David Cason (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth), Andris Goncarovs (Ithaca, N.Y./Lehman Alternative Community …Read the Rest…

HPU Cross Country Announces 2012 Season

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University men’s and women’s cross country teams begin the 2012 season at the Covered Bridge Open in Boone, N.C., on Sept. 7, head coach Mike Esposito announced on Friday. The Panthers will run in the Big South Championship at Winthrop on Oct. 27. “We are very fortunate this …Read the Rest…

Guilford College runner Chad Norton finishes 177 at NCAA DIII National Cross-Country meet

Posted by Andy Durham on November 19, 2011 at 7:10 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Norton Finishes 177th at National Race Winneconee, W.I. – Running in a huge field of nearly 300 runners, Guilford College sophomore Chad Norton ran 25:45.71 and placed 177th in Saturday afternoon’s NCAA Division III National Cross Country Championships. Norton was making his first appearance at the national meet after earning the trip to the Championships …Read the Rest…


College Results from Guilford College Cross Country Carnival where Guilford College men and UNCG women defend their titles

Posted by Andy Durham on September 3, 2011 at 9:44 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s men and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s women successfully defended the team titles at the Guilford X-C Carnival Saturday. Winston-Salem State University’s Andrew Chebii-Singh won the men’s five-kilometer race in a course-record 15:47.29, while UNC Greensboro’s Kelly Montague took top women’s honors with a five-kilometer time of 19:50.99, …Read the Rest…