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USTFCCCA D1 National Rankings: Pre-Season

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association preseason NCAA Division I Cross Country national coaches’ poll is out, and there’s no doubt who’s sitting on top: defending champion Colorado received all twelve first place votes.  With all seven harriers from last year’s national champs plus Jake Hurysz back, Mark Wetmore’s Buffs are the first unanimous preseason No. 1 since Oregon in 2009. National PDFs: Preseason Top 30 Summary&n...

USTFCCCA D3 Regional Rankings: Pre-Season

NEW ORLEANS—The preseason NCAA Division III Cross Country Regional Team Rankings, released Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), largely represent the status quo from last November. Regional Rankings Summary PDF | DIII XC Rankings Central QUICK LINKS: Men’s Regions | Women’s Regions On the men’s side, every defending regional champ was ranked No. 1 in their respective region. That’sdefending national champion St. Olaf in the Central R...

Simpson Steals FloRunner of the Week

Jenny Simpson added another accolade to her stellar 2014 season. Just when it looked like Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba had the race locked down, Simpson showed her speed by catching Dibaba and passing her down the straightaway to win by half a second in 4:00.38. Relive the magic that is Jenny Simpson here: Other FloRunner of the Week nominees: Gordon's pick: Lynsey Sharp Lynsey Sharp is my FloRunner of the Week because she won the 800m. If she lost the 800m race she would not be my FloRunner of the Week, but because she won the race she became my...

XC COUNTDOWN: #8 Iona Men

XC COUNTDOWN: #8 Iona Men

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August 26, 2014, 4:00am

Head Coach: Ricardo Santos (6th Year)   Last Year: 1st MAAC 3rd Northeast Region 6th NCAA   Probable Top Five: SO Kieran Clements (4:00 Mile; 7:57 3k; 14:10 5k; 29:17 10k; 57th NCAA XC '13) SR Jake Byrne (4:05 Mile, 8:18 3k; 14:01 5k; 29:42 10k; 71st NCAA XC '13) SR Andrew Kowalsky (14:06 5k; 29:35 10k; 94th NCAA XC '13) SR Otis Ubriaco (7:59 3k; 14:17 5k) JR Xavier King (8:21 3k; 8:58 3k Steeple)   Impact Freshman/Recruits: Alex Carter - Team Bath, UK (8:26 3k; 14:39 5k) Ryan Sleiman - Kingsville, Ontario (8:28 3k) Chartt Mille...

XC COUNTDOWN: #8 North Carolina Women

Head Coach: Mark Van Alstyne (2nd Year) Last Year: 9th ACC  7th Southeast Region No NCAA   Probable Top Five: SR Annie Lehardy (4:21 1500m; 9:16 3k; 16:06 5k; 34:53 10k; 25th NCAA XC '13) JR Lianne Farber (4:14 1500m; 9:27 3k; 16:07 5k; 40th NCAA XC '12) SR Lizzy Whelan (2:05 800m; 4:15 1500m) FR Caroline Alcorta (4:44 1600m; 10:11 2 Mile; 2x Footlocker, 3rd, 16th) SR Karley Rempel (4:21 1500m, 9:51 3k)   Impact Freshman/Recruits: Caroline Alcorta - West Springfield, VA (4:44 1600m; 10:11 2 Mile; 2x Footlocker 3rd, 16th ) Josett...

USTFCCCA D1 Regional Rankings: Pre-Season

NEW ORLEANS – With the Division I Cross Country season set to kick off this weekend, last year’s men’s and women’s national team champions find themselves in much different positions in the preseason Regional Team Rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Monday afternoon. With everyone back for men’s champion Colorado, the Buffaloes will begin their 2014 title defense atop the Mountain Region – arguably the toughest region in the country with thre...

Report: Alexa Efraimson Goes Pro

Alexa Efraimson has reportedly decided to forego any remaining high school and NCAA eligibility to continue her running career as a professional. First reported by DyeStat. Efraimson finished sixth in the 1,500-meter final at the IAAF World Junior Championships on July 27.  "Alexa is taking her time to make this decision. She wants to race at a level where she can grow as a competitor and person," Hickey told ESPN.com in June. "The NCAA model is great for most people and the professional model is for the few who can function in that envir...

XC COUNTDOWN: #9 Butler Women

XC COUNTDOWN: #9 Butler Women

Flo Track

August 25, 2014, 4:00am

Head Coach: Matt Roe (8th Year) Last Year: 3rd Big East  2nd Great Lakes Region 3rd NCAA Probable Top Five: SR Mara Olson (9:08 3k; 15:47 5k; 26th NCAA XC '13) JR Olivia Pratt (9:48 3k; 16:30 5k; 65th NCAA XC '13) SO Lauren Wood (9:20 3k; 88th NCAA XC '13 SR Katie Good (9:39 3k; 16:51 5k; 34:13 10k; 238th NCAA XC '13) JR Laura Riches (9:43 3k; 10:43 3k Steeple) Impact Freshman/Recruits: Laura Riches - Birmingham Uni, UK (9:43 3k; 10:43 3k Steeple) Rebekah Bosler - La Costa Canyon, CA (5:09 1600m; 10:59 3200m) Jackie Dubnicka - Arrrowhead,...

XC COUNTDOWN: #9 Villanova Men

XC COUNTDOWN: #9 Villanova Men

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August 25, 2014, 4:00am

Head Coach: Marcus O’Sullivan (15th Year)   Last Year: 1st Big East 1st Mid-Atlantic Region 18th NCAA   Probable Top Five: SO Patrick Tiernan (7:57 3k; 13:31 5k; 9th NCAA XC '13) SR Sam McEntee (3:36 1500m; 7:54 3k; 14:12 5k; 27th NCAA XC '13) JR Jordy Williamsz (3:36 1500m; 8:04 3k; 10th Mid-Atlantic XC '13; 205th NCAA XC '13) SR Brian Basili (8:17 3k; 14:08 5k; 12th Mid-Atlantic XC '13; 143rd NCAA XC '13) JR Robert Denault (3:41 1500m; 8:15 3k; 9th Mid-Atlantic XC '13; 6th Big East XC '13)   Impact Freshman/Recruits: Gra...

Hallowed Ground: Balboa Park

The smallest cross-country meet each year is also the fastest. The Foot Locker Cross-Country Championships bring together the best athletes each season in a showcase of America’s top harriers. With 40 runners in both the boys and girls races, Foot Locker is competed at Balboa Park in San Diego each December, and annually crowns the best runner in all the land. Names like Verzbicas, Cheserek, and Hasay have all competed at Balboa, and come away as the undisputed champions of high school distance running. Balboa is the perfect setting to c...