Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Watch Jacob Frey Live in Marathon Trials
Frey '04 has the 23rd fastest entry time for the US Olympic Marathon trials, but after his 4th in the Pan-Am games is looking forward to a much higher finish which you can watch live (for free)at 7:25 am Saturday by clicking here. Come back to this website for an interview afterwards.

Friday, October 26, 2007

Men's and Women's Teams Win CAA

The men's team turned in the most dominating performance in conference history Friday at Bethpage State Park, winning the CAA title with a record-low score of 16 points for their 15th CAA title. Ten of the top 12 finishers were from W&M and Ian Fitzgerald didn't even run. Full story. Erin Prillaman led the women to a fifth consecutive title. Read more. More from the Flat Hat Men Women

Thursday, October 25, 2007

"Into the Wild" with Matt Murray '83
If you've seen the new Sean Penn movie, "Into the Wild," or read the book with the same title by Jon Krakauer, you know that running was very important to Chris McCandless. Before he set off on his cross country journey he was coached in high school by Matt Murray '83 who is featured in this article about their time together.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Men's and Women's Teams at Pre-Nationals
Thanks to Tim O'Dowd '80 for these pictures which can be found here and here at www.eliteracing.com.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Tribe Takes Two 4th Place Finishes at Tribe Open on Oct. 13th
While the varsity runners were at the Pre-National meet, William and Mary showed its depth with redshirt athletes sophomore Charlie Swartz and junior Katie Endres leading the way. Next up is the CAA meet this weekend where the men will try to win their 15th title and the women look to defend their crown.
Men's Team Falls to 28th in Coaches' Poll
The most recent poll of Division I coaches now ranks the men's team 28th in the US. The men are ranked 3rd in the Southern Region behind North Caroline State and UVA. The top two teams will receive automatic bids to the NCAA meet.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Emily Anderson Talks About Pre-Nationals
Coming into college Emily Anderson '10 was a half miler who battled injuries and was more of an afterthought duing the 2007 XC season. But this past week, she led the team at the Pre-National meet and was selected as the CAA Athlete of the Week. Hear her interview here.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Fitzgerald and Anderson are CAA Runners of the Week
Senior Ian Fitzgerald and Emily Anderson and were selected as the Colonial Athletic Association Runners of the Week. Check back here Friday for a podcast interview with Emily.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Interview with Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifer Jacob Frey
In 19 days, Jacob Frey '04 will be running in the US Olympic Marathon Trials. After a 4th at the Pan-Am Games he is training well. Hear an interview with him here.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Men's Team 11th, Women's 24th at Pre-Nationals
The men's cross country team ran Saturday at the Pre-National Invitational, placing 11th in the 40-team "White" race. No. 20 Texas-El Paso won the race over No. 3 Colorado. Read more. The women's cross country team placed 24th in the 35-team "White" race. No. 8 Princeton won the race. Read more. Full men's results. Full women's results.

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Gousen/Fitzgerald Chosen as CAA Runners of the Week
Senior Emily Gousen (Arlington, Va.) earned her second Runner of the Week award from the Colonial Athletic Association. Read more. Likewise read about Ian's great week.
Men's XC Ranked 16th in the Newest Poll
The William and Mary men’s cross country fell three spots in the national rankings this week, dropping to No. 16 after being upset by then-16th Georgetown in the Colonial Inter-Regional on Saturday. Read More.

Monday, October 1, 2007

Ed Moran caps off best professional season with Pan-Am gold
Coming into 2007, Ed Moran ’03 planned to focus on achieving the World Championships “A” Standard at 5,000 meters. Little did he know that in his first attempt he would earn the “A” standard and set a personal best en route to his best season yet as a professional runner for Nike. Read more.