Tag: Cross Country
The Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams’ second and first place finishes at last Saturday’s Early Bird meet marked the beginning of a new season. “It went great,” head coach Jeff Stiles said of the meet. “It may be the best opening meet, if you take into account both sides, that we’ve potentially ever had.”
We couldn’t ignore Michael Burnstein’s staggering accomplishments during his career at Wash. U. In just two years, since his transfer here in 2009, Burnstein has established himself—not only as one of the best male runners in University history, but also as one of the best runners in the nation.
The Washington University women’s cross country team finished second overall at the NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday, Nov. 20, while the men’s team came in ninth place. “Going into nationals, a team can have a lot of potential, and it’s kind of just like a coin toss whether you show all of it or none of it.
The Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams both put on solid performances on Saturday at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional Championships in Rock Island, Ill. Both teams persevered through the cold weather, with the men’s team finishing fourth and the women’s team finishing second.
Across Skinker Boulevard and Forest Park Parkway, orange cones and construction tape can be found all over the sidewalks, obstructing the way for joggers, bikers and pedestrians alike. Much of the response about the construction has been negative, as the construction not only poses an inconvenience for pedestrians, but it is also dangerous when they have to walk along the car lanes.
One week before the University Athletic Association championships, the Washington University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished in fourth place at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Open.
Squaring off against some of their toughest competition of the year, the Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams placed fourth and sixth, respectively, at the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 16.
The Washington University cross country teams competed this past Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Gibson Family Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind. The No. 2 men’s team placed fifth in a field of 13 teams, with its top five finishing in the overall top 50. Freshman Tarek Elhage led the way in the 8-km. race with a time of 27:40.
The Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams went up against their toughest competition of the season when they ran in the Greater Louisville Classic this past Saturday, October 2nd. The men’s team, currently ranked No. 2 in Division III, placed 16th. The women’s team, currently ranked No. 3, up from No. 4 last week, took 18th in its meet.
On Saturday, Sept. 25, the Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams headed to Carbondale, Illinois to compete in the Saluki Invitational meet hosted by Southern Illinois University. Both teams placed third in at the meet.