Elon Cross Country Sweeps Dual Meet With UNCG

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s and women’s cross country programs opened its 2014 season on Saturday morning, Aug. 30, with a dual meet sweep versus local rival and former conference foe UNCG at the Elon Cross Country Course. In their first meet under first-year Phoenix head cross country coach Nick Polk, the Elon… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Sweeps Dual Meet With UNCG

College Cross Country Results – Bridgewater Wins Both Races at Guilford College Invitational/ODAC Preview Meet

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bridgewater College captured both men’s and women’s cross country races Friday evening in the 2014 Guilford College Invitational/Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Preview Meet. The teams ran Guilford’s Meadows Course on the north side of campus under warm and cloudy conditions. The Eagles’ men placed five runners among the top seven individuals… Continue reading College Cross Country Results – Bridgewater Wins Both Races at Guilford College Invitational/ODAC Preview Meet

Elon Cross Country Hosts UNCG in Season-Opening Dual Meet

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s and women’s cross country programs open their 2014 campaigns on Saturday, Aug. 30, with a dual meet versus local rival and former conference foe UNCG. The meet will begin with the women’s 5K race at 9 a.m. followed the men’s 5K run on the Elon Cross Country Course.… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Hosts UNCG in Season-Opening Dual Meet

College Men’s Cross Country News – Guilford Ranked Ninth in Preseason ODAC Poll

FOREST, Va. – Guilford College’s men’s cross country team was picked ninth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ polls, released Thursday. Bridgewater College earned the top spot in the men’s 11-team poll, 13 points ahead of Washington and Lee University. Third-year head coach Danny Cash’s men’s team returns three letterwinners from last year’s… Continue reading College Men’s Cross Country News – Guilford Ranked Ninth in Preseason ODAC Poll

Elon Releases 2014 Cross Country Schedule

ELON, N.C. – The 2014 schedule for the Elon University men’s and women’s cross country programs was released today, August 20, as announced by first-year Phoenix head coach cross country coach Nick Polk. A slate featuring competition at Notre Dame, the NCAA Pre-Nationals and its first Colonial Athletic Association Championship meet highlight the maroon and… Continue reading Elon Releases 2014 Cross Country Schedule

Wil Zahorodny Joins Elon’s Cross Country Staff

ELON, N.C. – Wil Zahorodny, a four-time All-Colonial Athletic Association athlete and a NCAA Regional qualifier at UNC Wilmington, has joined the Elon University cross country staff as an volunteer assistant coach as announced by Phoenix head coach cross country Christine Engel on Thursday, July 24. Zahorodny will assist Engel in coaching the both the… Continue reading Wil Zahorodny Joins Elon’s Cross Country Staff

College Men’s Cross Country Results – Guilford’s Norton Earns All-America Honor at D3 National Championships

HANOVER, Ind. – Guilford College senior Chad Norton (Walled Lake, Mich./Walled Lake) became the school’s first cross country All-American Saturday by virtue of his 26th-place finish at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. The top-35 individual finishers received All-America recognition from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association. Making his… Continue reading College Men’s Cross Country Results – Guilford’s Norton Earns All-America Honor at D3 National Championships

College Cross Country News – Guilford Men Send Three to NCAA Championships

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College will send a school-record three runners to the NCAA Division III Men’s Cross Country Championships next Saturday in Hanover, Ind. Seniors David Cason (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth), Andris Goncarovs (Ithaca, N.Y./Lehman Alternative Community School (SUNY Buffalo)) and Chad Norton (Walled Lake, Mich./Walled Lake) will represent the Quakers by virtue of their… Continue reading College Cross Country News – Guilford Men Send Three to NCAA Championships

Elon Cross Country Heads to Virginia For Southeast Regional Championships

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University cross country teams will travel to Earlysville, Va., for the site of the NCAA Division I Cross Country Southeast Regional Championships on Friday, Nov. 15, hosted by the University of Virginia. The men’s 10K race is scheduled to begin at noon while the women’s 6K run is slated for… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Heads to Virginia For Southeast Regional Championships

Elon Cross Country Pheonix Competes at Three Stripe Invite

RALEIGH, N.C. – Members of the Elon University cross country teams competed today, Nov. 9, at the NC State Three Stripe Invitational on the WakeMed Cross Country Course. Adam Bernstein was the top finisher for the Phoenix in the men’s 5K run with a time of 15:41.07 and crossing the line in seventh overall. Ian… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Pheonix Competes at Three Stripe Invite

Elon’s Vargas Receives Second Monthly Accolade in Men’s Cross Country

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Elon University men’s cross country runner Luis Vargas was selected as Southern Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Month for October, the league office announced on Wednesday, Nov. 6. This is the second league monthly honor for Vargas this season, as the junior was also rewarded on Oct. 9, as the… Continue reading Elon’s Vargas Receives Second Monthly Accolade in Men’s Cross Country

College Men’s Cross Country Results – Guilford’s Goncarovs Leads 1-2-4 Finish at ODAC Championships; Quakers Place 5th

FARMVILLE, Va. – Guilford College senior Andris Goncarovs (Ithaca, N.Y./ Lehman Alternative Community School (SUNY Buffalo)) held off teammate Chad Norton (Walled Lake, Mich./Walled Lake) to win the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country individual Championship Saturday at Manor Golf Course. The Quakers’ David Cason (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth) crossed the line in fourth place,… Continue reading College Men’s Cross Country Results – Guilford’s Goncarovs Leads 1-2-4 Finish at ODAC Championships; Quakers Place 5th

Elon Women Finishes as Runner-Up at SoCon Championships

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Junior Luis Vargas earned a top-three overall finish as the Elon men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the 2013 Southern Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. The Phoenix women finished as the runner-up at the meet while the men placed seventh. Vargas recorded the highest finish ever by… Continue reading Elon Women Finishes as Runner-Up at SoCon Championships

HPU’s Crawford Wins Big South Cross Country Title

BUENA VISTA, Va. – Senior Patrick Crawford (Kernersville, N.C.) won the Big South Cross Country Championship, leading the HIgh Point University men’s cross country team to a runner-up finish on Saturday at Vista Links Golf Course in Buena Vista, Va. Redshirt-sophomore Jeff LaCoste (Amherst, N.H.) placed second, giving HPU a 1-2 finish. It’s the second… Continue reading HPU’s Crawford Wins Big South Cross Country Title

Elon Cross Country Prepares For SoCon Championships

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s and women’s cross country programs travel to Birmingham, Ala., to compete at the 2013 Southern Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. The meet will be held at Veteran’s Park beginning with the men’s 8K race at 10 a.m. followed by the women’s 5K run at 10:45… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Prepares For SoCon Championships

HPU’s LaCoste Named Big South Runner Of The Week

High Point University redshirt-sophomore Jeff LaCoste has been named Big South Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the league announced on Friday. LaCoste was the top Div. I collegiate finisher at the Blue Ridge Open last Friday, Oct. 18. LaCoste finished the 8K race in Boone, N.C. with a time of 24:37.06. He placed… Continue reading HPU’s LaCoste Named Big South Runner Of The Week

College Cross Country News – Guilford’s Goncarovs Wins Fourth ODAC Runner of the Week Honor

FOREST, Va. – Guilford College senior Andris Goncarovs (Ithaca, N.Y. /Lehman Alternative Community School (SUNY Buffalo)) was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Men’s Runner of the Week Monday. Goncarovs is the Quakers’ first runner to win the honor four times in one season and has won the prize five times in his career.… Continue reading College Cross Country News – Guilford’s Goncarovs Wins Fourth ODAC Runner of the Week Honor

College Cross Country Results – Guilford Runs at Blue Ridge Open

BOONE, N.C. – Guilford senior Andris Goncarovs ran the third-fastest eight-kilometer time in school histoy to help the Quakers place fifth among nine non-NCAA Division I teams at Friday’s Blue Ridge Open. Guilford’s women took sixth among seven non-Division I squads, thanks in part to Rebecca Reyna’s (Liberty, N.C./Southern Alamance) 27th-place individual finish. Goncarovs completed… Continue reading College Cross Country Results – Guilford Runs at Blue Ridge Open

Perron Leads Elon Phoenix Men’s Cross Country at Blue Ridge Open

BOONE, N.C. – Senior Ben Perron established a new personal-record as members of the Elon University cross country teams competed on Friday, Oct. 18, at the Blue Ridge Open, hosted by Appalachian State. Perron paced the men’s squad with a time of 25:15.55 in the 8K gold race, the fourth-fastest time in school history. Perron… Continue reading Perron Leads Elon Phoenix Men’s Cross Country at Blue Ridge Open