Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Cross country has strong showing in Rothenberg Race

By Cody Prudhomme

October 24, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Despite resting its top runners this weekend, the Massachusetts’s men’s cross country team finished second overall in the annual Rothenberg Race held by Brown University. The Minutemen had a strong showing of youth in the...

Cross country star Rachel Hilliard excels in academics and athletics

By Jackson Alexander

October 10, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Massachusetts women’s track and field coach Julie LaFreniere received an e-mail in mid-March that perplexed her. The e-mail, from the academic services within the athletic department, notified her that all women’s s...

UMass cross country competes over weekend

By Kaitlin Boyer

October 2, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Despite finishing 34th out of 40 teams, the Massachusetts women’s cross country team gained some valuable experience at the Paul Short Invitational on Friday at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. The young squad competed ag...

Cross Country team reflects on solid season

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 30, 2011

Filed under Archives, Cross Country, Sports

With the Massachusetts cross country season over, both the men’s and women’s squads won’t have a lot of time to reflect and reevaluate before the track and field season begins next semester. On the men’s side, Sean ...

Cross Country concludes season at IC4A

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 27, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts men’s cross country squad traveled to New York last weekend for one final time in the 2011 season at the 103rd IC4A Championships. Ten Minutemen joined a field of 154, and secured ninth-place out of a field...

Men’s and Women’s XC finish in middle of the pack

By Chris Corso

November 14, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

The UMass men’s cross-country team finished in the middle of the pack with a total of 506 points Saturday in the NCAA Regional Championships at Buffalo. While the Minutemen placed a solid 19th in a field of 33 teams, Syra...

Cross Country competes at A-10 Championships

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 1, 2011

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Massachusetts track teams traveled to Charlotte, N.C., over the weekend to participate in the A-10 championship at Frank Liske Park, and each squad fared well. The Minutemen posted a handful of season-best times on th...

Duncan, Roa lead respective teams this season

By Ben Lambert

October 24, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

After beginning the season with strong performances at the Bryant University Invitational and Minuteman Invitational, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams have kept up their momentums over the past fe...

Mixed results for cross country teams at New Englands

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 12, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross country teams traveled to Franklin Park in Boston to compete in the New England Championships over the weekend, as they approach the championship portion of their season. Both the men and women competed in a field of 43 teams. On the men’s side, UMass coll...

Cross country teams compete at Paul Short Invite

By Christopher Corso

October 3, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams faced top of the line national competition at the Paul Short Invite in Bethlehem, Pa. on Friday. Out of 45 teams, the men’s team finished in the middle of the pack co...

Cross country teams set for Paul Short Invitational

By Jeffrey Okerman

September 29, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

Both Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams will be traveling to Bethlehem, PA. on Friday to compete in the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University. The young Minutemen squad features five sophomores a...

Minutemen finish second despite changes to course

By Ben Lambert

September 20, 2011

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross-country teams may not have felt particularly at home as they prepared to compete in the Minuteman Invitational on Saturday, as flooding from Tropical Storm Irene rendered their normal...