Elon’s Vargas, Oram Sweep SoCon Runners of the Week Awards

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Elon junior Luis Vargas and senior Allyson Oram were selected as the Southern Conference Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Runners of the Week as announced by the league office on Wednesday, Oct. 9. This is the Phoenix’s first sweep of the SoCon weekly awards since 2011. Vargas and Oram earned their accolades… Continue reading Elon’s Vargas, Oram Sweep SoCon Runners of the Week Awards

College Cross Country Results – Guilford Men Win Hagan-Stone Classic, Women Take Third

PLEASANT GARDEN, N.C. – Guilford College senior Andris Goncarovs (Ithaca, N.Y./Lehman Alternative Community School (SUNY Buffalo)) outkicked the entire 140-man field to win the Hagan-Stone Cross Country Classic Saturday morning at Hagan-Stone Park. He completed the eight-kilometer course in 25 minutes, 35.78 seconds and led the Quakers to a sweep of the top three places… Continue reading College Cross Country Results – Guilford Men Win Hagan-Stone Classic, Women Take Third

Vargas, Oram Pace Elon Phoenix Cross Country at Greater Louisville Classic

LOUISVILLE, KY. – Junior Luis Vargas collected a sixth-place finish out of 269 runners as he and a few members of the Elon cross country team competed at the prestigious Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday morning, Oct. 5. Senior Allyson Oram was the top female runner for the Phoenix, finishing 24th overall out of 288… Continue reading Vargas, Oram Pace Elon Phoenix Cross Country at Greater Louisville Classic

Elon Cross Country Competes at Mountaineer Open

BOONE, N.C. – A few members of the Elon cross country teams competed at the Mountaineer Open today, Oct. 4, as the women’s team finished fourth in the 5K race, while the men raced to a sixth-place standing in its 8K run. Sabina Bains was the top finisher for the Phoenix women, who was competing… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Competes at Mountaineer Open

High Point Women’s Cross Country 13th at Panorama Farms Invitational

EARLYSVILLE, Va. — The High Point University women’s cross country team placed 13th in the Virginia Panorama Farms Invitational on Saturday in Earlysville, Va., just one point behind league foe Liberty. Freshman Cozette Collin led HPU for the fourth time in four races this season. “We raced OK but we still need to close the… Continue reading High Point Women’s Cross Country 13th at Panorama Farms Invitational

Guilford College in the Charlotte XC Invitational

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Senior Andris Goncarovs ran the sixth-fastest eight-kilometer time in school history Saturday at the Charlotte XC Invitational at McAlpine Park, leading the Quakers to an eighth-place finish in the 16-team College Division section of the race. His time of 25 minutes, 34.6 seconds was a personal best, beating his previous record of… Continue reading Guilford College in the Charlotte XC Invitational

Elon Cross Country Announces Changes to 2013 Schedule

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University cross country program added a pair of meets to its 2013 regular-season schedule on Monday, Sept. 23, as announced by Phoenix head cross country coach Christine Engel. The maroon and gold will race in meets at Appalachian State and Louisville on the weekend of Oct. 4-5. The Phoenix will… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Announces Changes to 2013 Schedule

HPU Women’s Cross Country Third At VMI Invitational

BUENA VISTA, Va. — The High Point University women’s cross country team placed third in the VMI Invitational on Saturday morning, a preview of the Big South Championship which will be run on the same course on Nov. 2. Freshman Cozette Collin led the team for the third race in a row with a fourth-place… Continue reading HPU Women’s Cross Country Third At VMI Invitational

Elon Women’s Cross Country Moves up in Regional Rankings

ELON, N.C. – The Elon women’s cross country team moved up a position in the NCAA Division I Southeast regional rankings as announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday, Sept. 16. The Phoenix improved to No. 12 in the Southeast Regional poll after opening the year… Continue reading Elon Women’s Cross Country Moves up in Regional Rankings

HPU Women’s Cross Country Fifth At Furman Invitational

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Freshman Cozette Collin placed fifth overall to lead the High Point University women’s cross country team to a fifth-place finish in the Furman University Classic on Saturday morning in Greenville, S.C. Sophomore Katie Farina was the Panthers’ second finisher in 14th. “This was a good team effort and a good confidence booster… Continue reading HPU Women’s Cross Country Fifth At Furman Invitational

Elon Men’s Cross Country Take First at Elon Invitational, Women Second

ELON, N.C. – Junior Luis Vargas and senior Ben Perron were the first two runners to cross the finish line as they helped the Elon men’s cross country team to its second straight Elon Invitational championship on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Elon Cross country Course. The women’s squad took second at the meet, just… Continue reading Elon Men’s Cross Country Take First at Elon Invitational, Women Second

Elon Cross Country Hosts Fifth Annual Elon Invitational

ELON, N.C. – The Elon cross country teams return to action this week to host the fifth annual Elon Invitational this Saturday, Sept. 14. The Phoenix men and women will try to repeat as team champions with the women’s 5K race kicking off the event at 9 a.m. followed by the men’s 8K run at… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Hosts Fifth Annual Elon Invitational

Women’s Cross Country Results – Guilford 7th at Seahawk Invite

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Sophomore Rebecca Reyna ran the 10th-fastest five-kilometer time in school history Friday at the Seahawk Invitational on UNC Wilmington’s campus. Her time of 21 minutes, 15.14 seconds, was nearly 15 seconds faster than her career best set a year ago. She placed 10th in the 80-woman field and had the fastest time… Continue reading Women’s Cross Country Results – Guilford 7th at Seahawk Invite

College Cross Country Results – Guilford Men Third, Women 10th at ODAC Preview Meet

FARMVILLE, Va. – Guilford College seniors Chad Norton, Andris Goncarovs and David Cason finished 1-2-3 among college runners in Friday’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Preview Cross Country meet at the Manor Golf Course. The trio helped the Quakers placed third in the 11-team meet, just two points behind Washington and Lee University for second… Continue reading College Cross Country Results – Guilford Men Third, Women 10th at ODAC Preview Meet

HPU Women’s Cross Country Takes Third at Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. — The High Point University women’s cross country team opened the season with a third-place finish at the Western Carolina Cross Country Invitational on Friday in Cullowhee, N.C. Freshman Cozette Collin led HPU with a ninth-place finish and sophomore Katie Farina was next in 12th overall. “Cozette had a stand-out race, she went… Continue reading HPU Women’s Cross Country Takes Third at Western Carolina

Elon Women’s Cross Country Capture Wake Forest Relay Title

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Elon women’s cross country team had a strong start to its 2013 season as the Phoenix captured the team title at the Wake Forest Relays on Friday, Aug. 30. The women won the title for the second straight year at the relay-style meet, while the men finished as the runner-up. The… Continue reading Elon Women’s Cross Country Capture Wake Forest Relay Title

Elon Cross Country Opens 2013 at Wake Forest Relays

ELON, N.C. – The Elon cross country programs will kickoff the 2013 season at the Wake Forest Relays on Friday, Aug. 30, in Winston-Salem, N.C. This is the second straight year that the maroon and gold will open its competitive slate at the relay-style meet with the start of the race scheduled for 5:15 p.m.… Continue reading Elon Cross Country Opens 2013 at Wake Forest Relays

HPU Women’s Cross Country Ranked Second In Big South Poll

The High Point University women’s cross country team was picked to finish second in the 2013 Big South Preseason Poll, the conference announced Tuesday. The Panthers received 130 points to finish four points shy of Liberty. The team will begin its season on Friday at Western Carolina in Cullowhee, N.C. at 6 p.m. High Point… Continue reading HPU Women’s Cross Country Ranked Second In Big South Poll

College Athletics News – Guilford Cross Country Teams Ranked in Preseason ODAC Polls

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s men’s cross country team was picked third and the women ninth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ polls, released Monday. Bridgewater College earned the top spot in the men’s 11-team poll. Washington and Lee University edged out Bridgewater for first place in the 10-unit women’s rankings. Coach Danny… Continue reading College Athletics News – Guilford Cross Country Teams Ranked in Preseason ODAC Polls

Elon Women’s Cross Country Ranked in USTFCCCA Preseason Regional Poll

NEW ORLEANS – The Elon women’s cross country team was placed 13th in the Southeast Region as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its preseason regional rankings today, Aug. 26. This is the second consecutive year that the Phoenix has received a spot in the preseason regional poll and… Continue reading Elon Women’s Cross Country Ranked in USTFCCCA Preseason Regional Poll