Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Newcomers push UMass ahead in weekend competition

By Ben Lambert

September 11, 2011

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

On Saturday at the Bryant University Invitational, several fresh-faced competitors seized the opportunity to make their mark on their respective Massachusetts cross country teams. Between the two sides, five newcomers finished...

Minutemen conclude season at IC4A Championships

By Eric Mansfield

November 22, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts men’s cross country team capped off its season at the IC4A Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, N.Y. on Saturday, capturing a 17th place finish out of 19 teams. The Minutemen competed in the championship...

UMass finishes in top 20

By Eric Mansfield

November 14, 2010

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Both Massachusetts cross-country teams competed at NCAA Regionals at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Conn. this Saturday. The Minutemen took ninth place, while the Minutewomen finished in 19th. Crossing the line first for...

UMass teams try to qualify for NCAA Championships

By Ben Lambert

November 11, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

After a grueling effort at the Atlantic 10 championships, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams will have no time to rest. The NCAA Regional Championships will be held Saturday morning on the campus ...

UMass finishes third in Atlantic 10 championships

By Eric Mansfield

November 1, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

Both Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at Schenely Park in Pittsburgh, Pa., this weekend for the Atlantic 10 Championships. The men and women finished third and eighth in the 14-team meet, respectively.            ...

Sean Duncan more than a runner

By Eric Mansfield

November 1, 2010

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Behind the success, the struggle and the triumph of an athlete there is usually something or someone in the background driving that person forward.             To the athlete, that person is nowhere near the background....

UMass travels to Pittsburgh

By Eric Mansfield

October 26, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross-country teams will travel to Schenely Park in Pittsburgh, Pa., Saturday for the Atlantic 10 Championship meet. Both teams had this past weekend off, but two weeks ago, the men finished eighth at the Chili Pepper Festival in Arkansas and the wo...

UMass finds success among country’s best

By Eric Mansfield

October 17, 2010

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Massachusetts cross country teams competed this weekend at separate venues. On Friday, the Minutewomen took fourth place place out of seven teams at the Rothenberg Race in Warwick, R.I., hosted by Brown. The Minutemen traveled...

Men’s cross country faces nationally-ranked opponents this weekend

By Ben Lambert

October 14, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

After both competing in the same place at last week’s New England Championships, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams are traveling to two very different locations for meets this time around. Th...

Four news faces succeed for Minutemen

By Ben Lambert

October 11, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

As the sun set on Franklin Park in Boston, the Massachusetts cross-country teams had overcome a variety of different obstacles to turn in two strong performances. The men’s team had four new faces among its top five finishers,...

Cross-country teams to compete in New England Championships

By Eric Mansfield

October 7, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross-country teams will travel to Franklin Park in Boston this Saturday to compete in the New England Championships. The meet will include many of the top teams from New England including Providence, Harvard, Dartmouth and Boston College. This meet will ...