Entries tagged with ‘Women’s Cross Country’
The Gustavus men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Decorah, Iowa on Saturday to take part in the All-American Invitational hosted by Luther College. The meet will include many of the top small college cross country squads in the Upper Midwest. The Gusties will be looking to continue the strong running they displayed in winning both the men's and women's races at the Bethany Lutheran Invitational on Sept. 1.
The Gustavus men's and women's cross country teams hosted their annual Alumni Meet in the Linnaeus Arboretum on Saturday, August 31. Thirty-two runners took part in the women's race including 27 members of the 2010 women's team and five alums, while 39 runners took part in the men's race including 19 members of the 2010 men's team and 20 alums.
The Gustavus women’s cross country team opens its 2010 campaign ranked sixth in the Central Region poll by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) after finishing the 2009 season ranked ninth. Head Coach Dale Bahr’s squad garnered a high ranking by returning all but two of its top performers from last year’s group that finished sixth at the MIAC Championships and ninth out of 26 teams at the NCAA Central Region meet.
The Gustavus women's cross country has been recognized by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as one of the top teams in the Central Region to start the 2010 season. The Gusties are ranked sixth in the first regional poll of 2010.
The Gustavus women's cross country team took part in the Caty Delwische Invitational hosted by the Minnesota State University, Mankato at Land Of Memories Park in Mankato on Saturday morning. The meet was not scored. The course was 4,000 meters and the top Gustavus finishers included Danielle Burgmeier, who placed second (15:47) and Vanessa Jones, who placed third (15:48).
The Gustavus women's cross country team finished 19th out of 37 teams at the Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota on Saturday. The Gusties were led by senior Vanessa Jones, who placed 82nd with a time of 25:23.7.
Running without three of its top seven runners due to injuries and the flu, the Gustavus women's cross country team showed excellent depth and registered a ninth place finish out of 16 teams at the St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday. Elizabeth Hauer was the top Gustie finisher as she placed 36th in a time of 24:28. University of Minnesota-Duluth claimed the team title with a total of 45 points.
The Gustavus women's cross country team hosted its annual Alumni Meet on Saturday morning on the west side of campus in the Arboretum. Fifty-five runners took part in the race, including eight alumni and 26 current members of the Gustavus team. Nichole Porath, who graduated in 2005, finished first with a time of 17:44. Beth Hauer was the top finisher for Gustavus as she crossed the finish line with a time of 19:07.
The Gustavus women's cross country team hit the ground running as they placed first in the Northland College Invite on Tuesday in Ashland, Wisconsin. Gustavus, which took five of the top six places in the meet, were led by junior Brooke Beskau's first place finish in a time of 23:56.
The 2009 fall sport season begins today with five different teams opening their seasons including the men's and women's cross country teams, the men's and women's soccer teams, and the volleyball team. The men's and women's cross country teams run at Northland College at 10:30 am, followed by the women's soccer team playing at Minnesota-Morris at 2:00 pm. The men's soccer team plays Bethany Lutheran College at 4 pm and then the volleyball team hosts St. Olaf in a non-conference match at 7:00 pm.