Kentucky alums finish 16th as a state led by former St. Xavier runner Bobby Curtis's 4th place finish. The highest known finish EVER by a former Kentucky high school runner.
Iona, NYU, McDougal All Shine in XCIt has been quite a week of cross country for New Yorkers. For the first time ever, a New York City-area team has won one of the national collegiate championships. Nick McDonough’s NYU men’s team won the Division III title last Saturday in Northfield, Minn. FULL STORY HERE
The NCAA DI Cross Country Championships were held Monday in Terre Haute, Indiana. The competition was fierce and fast. National editor Scott Bush was on-site watching the action. He scored the men's race off of where runners attended high school. Oregon won the battle with 96 points, with California and Illinois placing second and third respectively with 139 and 202 points. See how your state fared.
Asselin and Bland are 1st Team All-Americans! by Nathaniel Zinn for MSNsportsNET.com November 19, 2007 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The No. 13 West Virginia University cross country team placed ninth with 375 points at the 2007 NCAA Championship in Terre Haute, Ind., today. The top 10 finish is the highest in school history. “I’m just thrilled with this performance today,” 2007 Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year Sean Cleary says. “Every team that is participating at this race is truly a national class program. To be in the top 10 with this team’s first appearance at the NCAAs is very special to me.”
Spring Valley alumna Kate Niehaus, a sophomore at Stanford University, competed for the Cardinals today, winning their third consecutive 2007 NCAA National Cross Country team championship. Northwestern alumna Angelina Blackmon, a senior at North Carolina State University, leads Wolfpack with 63rd place finish.
Highlights from Nov 10-19: PA finished 4th in both the girls and boys races at the annual Mid-East Regional Champs 11/17 in Ohio. Boyertown's Mark Dennin (in photo by Liz Bollens) was the lead PA guy in third. Nazareth Academy's Megan Lutz led the girls in 10th. Also on 11/17, the Girard Avenue Hawks won the Jesuits Schools Champs with 21 points behind a 1-2-3 finish at Van Cortlandt Park 2.5 mile loop. On Nov 17, Slippery Rock was the top men's team at 9th, and Bloomsburg was the tom women's team at 15th in the NCAA Division II Champs. Also on the 17th, three PA schools finished in the top ten at the NCAA Division III Champs, with Haverford 2nd, Allegheny 7th and Carnegie Mellon 9th. The Dickinson College women were the top PA team, finishing 13th. Earlier results posted from Mid-Atlantic AAU 11/10. Also on 11/10, in her annual tune-up to the NE Foot Locker regional Nov 24th, Shippensburg senior Neely Spence ran a very quick 17:19 in the New York Road Runners XC Championships at Van Cortlandt Park - the 4th best all-time. Boiling Springs senior Kara Millhouse ran her best time ever on the course, going 18:47. Also in New York was the Germantown Friends team, who are tuning up for the NTN North East Regional, also on the 24th. Max Kaulbach - in a 'if I were to run Foot Lockers mode' - went 15:43. Jake McKenzie was in at 16:05, Isaac Ortiz at 16:24 and Gus McKenzie at 16:35.
By Christopher Hunt There’s something different now. Iona College coach Mick Byrne could see it. He could see on their faces, in their attitudes. It wasn’t there before. Not like this. “I think what’s different this year from other years is that they all seem very relaxed,” Byrne said. FULL ARTICLE HERE
n late August, the NCAA, USTFCCCA and CSTV partnered together to bring you the first ever live telecast of the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships which will be held in Terre Haute, Indiana on Monday, November 19 th.
NCAA Div I Cross Country RoundupThe Iona men and Princeton women won their regionals Saturday and advanced to the NCAA Division I cross country championships. Those will be held next Monday in Terre Haute, Ind., an event that will be televised live for the first time, on ESPN. FULL STORY HERE left: Photo by Kim Spir from the Bill Dellinger Invitational.