Cross Country

Champs at last: Paige Lawler stars as women’s cross-country wins second national title

The women defeated two-time defending champion Johns Hopkins by a single point to capture the second NCAA championship in program history. Junior Paige Lawler, graduate student Wayne, junior Sophie Watterson, senior Lisa Gorham and senior Molly Shepherd composed the group that brought the title back to Wash. U.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s cross-country posts best NCAA Championship finish in program history

The Washington University men’s cross-country team placed second at the NCAA Championship, the new high-water mark in school history.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s cross-country wins national title

The Washington University women’s cross-country team captured the 2018 NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championship on Saturday. The Bears narrowly edged out two-time defending champion, Johns Hopkins University by a single point, 98-99 to win their second title in program history.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

Women’s cross-country wins Midwest Regionals, men finish third

The Bears dominated Saturday at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional Championship at the Whitetail Golf Course in Colfax, Wis. The women’s team won it all, earning an automatic ticket to next weekend’s NCAA Championship, while the men’s team came in third place before getting a nod from the selection committee Sunday to advance to the national meet.

| Contributing Reporter

Cross-country wins men’s and women’s UAA championships

Washington University ran away with their third straight sweep of the UAA conference championship after both the men and women’s cross-country teams took home first place honors. Instead, the tight battle happened between Wash. U.’s top runners as they duked it out for the top spots in the race.

Benjamin Simon | Staff Reporter

Headed for the finish line: Cross-country races toward NCAA finals

Two weeks after both teams captured UAA titles the Bears competed in their penultimate race of the season—the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Cross-country crowned UAA champions once again

The men and women’s cross country teams swept the UAA Championship in Woodland Park, N.J.

Benjamin Simon | Contributing Reporter

Taken from the park: Aly Wayne’s improbable run to the top

On Nov. 21, 2015, Aly Wayne, not a member of the Washington University women’s cross-country team just a month earlier, was the second-fastest Bear and the 47th fastest Division III runner at the NCAA Championships in Wisconsin, far from the fields of St. Louis.

| Sports Editor

Women’s, men’s cross country cap off season with pair of top-four finishes

The Washington University women’s cross-country team finished second, while the men’s team finished fourth Saturday at the NCAA Division III Championships at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.

| Sports Editor

Women’s cross-country wins third straight regional title, men finish fourth

The women’s cross-country team qualified for the NCAA championship with a strong first place performance this weekend at Lake Breeze Golf Course near Winneconne, Wis. Saturday.

David Kim | Contributing Reporter

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