College Cross Country

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Elon’s Vargas Earns First CAA Cross Country Weekly Honor

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, Elon’s Vargas Earns First CAA Cross Country Weekly Honor

Elliston Named Director of Elon Track and Field and Cross Country

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, Elliston Named Director of Elon Track and Field and Cross Country

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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