Saturday, November 22, 2014

Stites Leads W&M to 17th Place

Emily Stites earned another All-American title with a 36th place finish and the women ended up 17th.   Here are all the results.

It is also noteworthy that former W&M coach, Walt Drenth's women, as predicted all season, won the women's title in dominating fashion. 

Fun Interview with the W&M Women's XC Team

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Landry '08 Wins USA Running Circuit Title; Balouris '13 5th @ USA 12K

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As we've documented all summer and fall, Christo Landry has had a great year of running in 2014. He has capped off his amazing season by winning the USA Running Circuit title, and a $25,000 prize for the accomplishment! Competing in 7 of the 12 USARC events, Landry won three titles (10M, 25k, 10k), had two runner-up finishes (7M and 20k), a fourth place finish (15k), and closed with a eighth place finish at Sunday's 12k championship in Alexandria.

Elaina Balouris continued the great start to her pro career by finishing 5th at the USA 12k Championships. She completed the course in a time of 39:03 (5:15/mile pace), beating many notable names in a very competitive field.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Women Win Regionals and Men 12th

The women's XC team won the Southeast region meet automatically for the NCAA meet while the men finished 12th.  Here are the results and here is a Daily Press article.   The victory is the first ever for the women at the Southeast region. 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Getting to Know the Tribe: Maggie Gutierrez

Senior Long Sprinter
Purcellville, Virginia (Loudoun Valley HS)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Friend-Uhl '93 Wins USA Masters XC Championships

Representing the Atlanta Track Club, Sonja Friend-Uhl won the USA Masters XC Championship on Saturday, in Carmel, Indiana. She completed the 5k course in 18:23, beating the next closest competitor by 14 seconds. Congrats to Sonja as she continues to add to her wildly successful running resume!!!

Hall and Solinksy Talk to USA Coaches' Association

Monday, November 10, 2014

Balouris '13 and Grey '11 Race Well Over Weekend

Jon Grey was the first American finisher, and fifth overall at the Pittsburgh 10-miler on Sunday. Representing Team USA Minnesota, Grey averaged 4:49/mile en route to a time 48:16.

Also on Sunday, Elaina Balouris and her teammates on the Boston Athletic Association teammates won the USATF New England Cross Country Championships on Sunday. Elaina ran the 6k course in a time 20:45 to finish second overall, and to help lead a 1st-5th place sweep for B.A.A.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Getting to Know the Tribe: Trevor Sleight

Sophomore XC/Distance Runner
Asheville, NC (Carolina Day School)

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Men, Women Win XC CAA

Carol Hennessey won CAA gold and Ryan Gousse finished in the runner-up slot to lead their teams to victory in the CAA meet.  For the women, it was their 20th CAA title and the 3rd in a row, while the men notched their 15th straight victory.   The men won with five in the top ten while the women placed four in the top ten.
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